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Table 4 Fetal and neonatal characteristics of the neonates admitted in Amhara region referral hospitals, Northern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 612)

From: Incidence and predictors of neonatal mortality among neonates admitted in Amhara regional state referral hospitals, Ethiopia: prospective follow up study

VariablesNumberPercent
Birth weight known
 Yes58094.77
 No325.23
Birth weight in kg (n = 580)
 < 214424.83
 2–2.57613.10
 2.5–436062.07
Fetal presentation
 Cephalic56091.50
 Breech487.84
 Shoulder40.65
APGAR score known
 Yes46475.8
 No14824.2
APGAR score in 1st minute (n = 464)
 ≤ 3429.05
 4–617237.07
 ≥ 725053.88
APGAR score in 5th minute (n = 464)
 4–610322.20
 ≥ 736177.80
Feeding Option
 Exclusive breastfeeding56892.81
 Exclusive replacement feeding40.65
 Mixed feeding406.54
Time of initiating breastfeeding (n = 608)
 ≤ 1 h29648.68
 > 1 h26142.93
Gestational Age in weeks (n = 568)
 < 37 wks20833.99
 37wks- 42wks35057.19
 > 42wks101.63
Neonatal age at admission (in hours)
 < 2442469.3
 24–16810517.2
 168.1–6728313.6
Weight at admission in kg
 < 2.5 kg23738.7
 ≥ 2.5 kg37561.3