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Table 3 Composite measures of newborn care practices

From: Prevalence and determinants of essential newborn care practices in the Lawra District of Ghana

New born care practice Frequency n (%)
Safe cord care  
 No 264 (63.2)
 Yes 154 (36.8)
 Total 418 (100.0)
Optimal thermal care  
 No 272 (65.1)
 Yes 146 (34.9)
 Total 418 (100.0)
Good neonatal feeding  
 No 110 (26.3)
 Yes 308 (73.7)
 Total 418 (100.0)
Adequate total neonatal care  
 No 352 (84.2)
 Yes 66 (15.8)
 Total 418 (100.0)