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Table 4 Immediate outcomes by HIE classification, level of maturity and birth weight among newborns with birth asphyxia at KCMC hospital

From: Prevalence, severity and early outcomes of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy among newborns at a tertiary hospital, in northern Tanzania

  N Discharge(n = 138) Death (n = 17) No Response in 7 days (n = 32)
Mild HIE 95 94 (98.9%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (1.1%)
Moderate HIE 73 44 (60.2%) 1 (1.4%) 28 (38.4%)
Severe HIE 19 0 (0.0%) 16 (84.2%) 3 (15.8%)
Premature (<37 weeks) 61 26 (42.6%) 7 (11.5%) 28 (45.9%)
Full term (37+) 126 112 (88.8%) 10 (7.9%) 4 (3.2%)
Low birth weight (<2500 g) 63 27 (42.9%) 10 (15.9%) 26 (41.3%)
Normal (2500-4500 g) 124 110 (89.4%) 7 (5.7%) 6 (4.9%)