International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

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

Table 6

Predictors of mortality among neonates with neonatal sepsis at public hospitals in Ethiopia.

VariablesCategoryTotalNeonatal death (%)CHR (95% CI)AHR (95% CI)

Place of deliveryHealth institution2214.07%11
Home6823.5%3.9 (1.69, 8.81)1.2(0.22, 6.86)
Delivery attendantRelatives3129.0%10.7 (3.25, 34.92)2.8 (0.51, 14.77)
TTBA18.9%373.9 (1.13, 13.24)1.2 (0.20, 6.59)
HEW6.3%792.8 (0.74, 10.47)1.4 (0.21, 9.98)
Health professionals2.8%14211
Number of PV<44.1%17111
>415.3%1183.3 (1.35, 7.81)1.1 (0.36, 3.20)
History of foul-smelling liquorYes35.6%456.1 (2.66, 13.84)1.1 (0.26, 4.86)
No3.7%24411
History of UTI/STIYes29.6%547.5 (3.30, 16.97)0.7 (0.13, 3.69)
No3.8%23511
Having history of intrapartum feverYes44.1%349.3 (4.08, 21.04)14.5 (4.25, 49.5)
No3.9%25511
History of diagnosed chorioamnionitisYes26.5%687.0 (2.92, 16.83)5.7 (2.29, 13.98)
No3.2%22111
Onset of laborSpontaneous5.8%22611
Induced19.0%632.4 (1.09, 5.26)7.0 (2.32, 21.08)
Fifth minute APGAR score<735.9%398.7 (3.52, 21.68)1.2 (0.39, 3.80)
>73.9%17811
Initiate EBF within one hourYes1.7%17711
No19.6%1129.8 (2.93, 33.00)3.4 (1.34, 12.63)

Variable which had value < 0.05 in bivariate analysis. Variables which had value < 0.05 in multivariable analysis.

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