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Table 2 Characteristics of admitted neonates

From: Cause-specific neonatal mortality in a neonatal care unit in Northern Tanzania: a registry based cohort study

Characteristics n (%) Characteristics Mean (SD)
Child   Child  
Males 2806 (55.8) Birth weight 2899 (857) gm
Female 2227 (44.2) Birth length 47.5 (3.6) cm
Singletons 4583 (91.1) Gestational age 38.0 (3.5) wks
From labour/obstetric ward 4788 (95.1) Maternal  
From home/other facilities 245 (4.9) Mean maternal age 27.6 (6.2) years
Born by caesarean section 2468 (49.0) Mean ANC visits 4.3 (2.0)
Low birth weight (<2500 g) 1459 (29.0)   
Gestational age <37 weeks 1178 (25.8)   
Maternal    
Below 18 years 136 (2.7)   
18-25 years 1879 (37.3)   
26-35 years 2450 (48.7)   
Over 35 years 558 (11.1)   
First born 2119 (43.6)   
Single mother 60 (12.5)   
Antenatal care booking 4871 (96.8)   
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