International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Low Birth Weight among Term Newborns in Dilla Town, Southern Ethiopia

Table 2

Obstetric, nutrition-related characteristics of mothers and sex of neonates.

CharacteristicsFrequencyPercent

Parity
 Po22347.2
 2-4 births12827.1
 ≥5 births12125.6
Birth interval
 <2 yrs23549.8
 2-3 yrs10923.1
 ≥4 yrs12827.1
Sex of neonate
 Female24050.8
 Male23249.2
Type of pregnancy
 Unwanted and unintended16835.6
 Wanted but unintended17336.7
 Wanted and intended13127.8
ANC follow-up
 No follow-up22547.7
 1-3 follow-up12326.1
 ≥4 follow-up12426.3
Dietary counsel
 Yes36978.2
 No10321.8
Foliate supplementation
 Yes34573.1
 No12726.9
Alcohol drink at pregnancy
 No30765.0
 Yes16535.0
Smoking status
 No33771.4
 Yes13528.6

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