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Table 2 Mortality and causes of mortality after hospital discharge

From: Mortality among very low birth weight infants after hospital discharge in a low resource setting

Discharge weight (no) < 1 month 1-2 months > 2 months Total (%)
Duration spent at home at time of death
  < 1000 g (35) 9 2 2 13 (37.1%)
 1000-1200 g (75) 8 4 2 14 (18.7%)
  > 1200 g (49) 5 5 (10.2%)
TOTAL 22 6 4 32
Causes of death
 Presumed Sepsis 9 4 3 50%
 No details 3 1 12.5%
 Suspected Cot death 8 25.0%
 Congested cardiac failure 1 3.1%
 Suspected Aspiration 1 1 1 9.4%
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