Skip to main content

Table 4 Single causes of neonatal death by birth weight (N = 536)

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

   Birth weight in grams
Causes Total deaths 500- 999 1000- 1499 1500- 1999 2000- 2499 2500+ Unknown
No. admitted 5033 43 254 552 612 3535 37
Congenital 49 0 1 4 14 29 1
Prematurity 188 37 85 52 4 3 7
Asphyxia 245 0 11 19 34 179 2
Infection 46 0 4 6 6 29 1
Other 8 0 0 0 2 6 0
Total deaths 536 37 101 81 60 246 11
(% ) deaths (10.7) (86.0) (39.8) (14.7) (9.8) (7.0) (29.7)