International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Survival Status and Predictors of Mortality among Newborns Admitted with Neonatal Sepsis at Public Hospitals in Ethiopia

Table 3

Neonatal characteristics of newborn admitted with neonatal sepsis at public hospitals in Ethiopia.

VariablesCategoryStatus at the end of the follow-up period
Died (%)Survived (%)

First minute APGAR score ()<717 (68.0%)24 (9.1%)
>78 (32.0%)172 (65.2%)
Fifth minute APGAR score ()<714 (56.0%)25 (9.5%)
>77 (28.0%)171 (64.8%)
Cry immediately at birthYes17 (68.0%)197 (74.6%)
No8 (32.0%)67 (25.4%)
Resuscitated at birthYes3 (12.0%)18 (6.8%)
No22 (88.0%)246 (93.2%)
Kept in KMC within one hourYes19 (76.0%)210 (79.5%)
No6 (24.0%)54 (20.5%)
Birth weight (gram)<250015 (60.0%)112 (42.4%)
>250010 (40.0%)152 (57.6%)
EBF initiated within one hourYes3 (12.0%)174 (65.9%)
No22 (88.0%)90 (34.1%)

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