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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: The study of etiological and demographic characteristics of neonatal mortality and morbidity - a consecutive case series study from Pakistan

Variable No. of patients Frequency Mortality Frequency
(n = 1463) (%) (n = 119) (%)
Age (months)
≤7 days 1010 69 89 74.8
>7 days 453 31 30 25.2
Mean ± std. dev 5.12 ± 1.3 days    
Sex
Male 776 53 63 52.9
Female 687 47 56 47.1
Place of birth
Home 734 50.2 74 62.2
Hospital 729 49.8 45 37.8
Weight
Normal 495 33.8 14 11.7
ELBW 209 14.4 49 41.2
VLBW 247 16.8 31 26.1
LBW 424 28.9 22 18.5
LGA 88 6.1 03 2.5
Mean ± std. dev 2.42 ± 1.5 kg    
Outcome
Discharged 1344 91.9   
Expired 119 8.1   
Timing of neonatal death
Early (0–7 days) 94 78.9   
Late (8–28 days) 25 21.1