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Table 2 Maternal and newborn birth outcomes and complications

From: Effectiveness of clinical training on improving essential newborn care practices in Bossaso, Somalia: a pre and postintervention study

VariablePre-interventionPost-interventionP-value
n/N%95% CIn/N%95% CI
Birth and newborn outcome
 Live birth (Singleton)245/25396.893.9–98.6261/27196.393.3–98.20.96
 Live birth (Twins)1 /2530.40.01–2.23 /2711.10.2–3.20.34
Estimated gestational age
  < 37 Weeks6/2472.40.9–5.14/2671.50.4–3.70.45
  ≥ 37 Weeks240/24797.294.4–98.9263/26798.596.3–99.60.91
 Missing values1/247   
Birthweight
  < 2500 g6/2472.50.7–5.321/2677.94.2–10.70.002
  ≥ 2500 g216/24787.494.7–99.3245/26791.889.3–95.80.71
 Missing values25/24710.16.7–14.610.40.0–2.1< 0.001
Newborn complications
 Severe infection5 /2472.00.7–4.77 /2672.61.1–5.30.66
 Isolated fast breathing4 /2471.60.4–4.11 /2670.40.0–2.10.15
 Birth asphyxia11 /2474.52.2–7.813 /2674.92.6–8.20.83
 Congenital abnormality0 /2470.0 1 /2670.40.0–2.10.34
 Other2 /2470.80.1–2.91 /2670.40.0–2.10.52
Maternal complicationsa
 Bleeding16 /2536.33.7–10.17 /2712.61.0–5.20.05
 Obstructed/prolonged labor17 /2536.74.0–10.53 /2711.10.2–3.20.001
 Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia4 /2531.60.4–4.00 /2710.0 0.04
 Severe infection12 /2534.72.5–8.112/2714.42.3–7.60.87
 Other3 /2531.20.2–3.40 /2710.0 0.07
  1. azero maternal death was reported at pre- and post-intervention measurement
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