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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n, %) N = 120

From: Intraventricular haemorrhage in a Ugandan cohort of low birth weight neonates: the IVHU study

Sex
 Male 60 (50)
 Female 60 (50)
Admission weight (grams)
  < 1000 9 (7.5)
 1000–1499 53 (44.2)
 1500–2000 58 (48.3)
 Mean (± SD) 1463 ± 310
Gestation (weeks) (New Ballard assessment)
  < 28 3 (2.5)
 28–31 38 (31.6)
 32–36 70 (58.3)
 37–42 6 (5)
 Unknown 3 (2.5)
Age at admission (days) mean ± SD
1.15 ± 0.36
SGA
 Yes 51 (42.5)
 No 66 (55)
 Unknown 3 (2.5)
Multiple pregnancy
 Singleton 73 (60.8)
 Twin 44 (36.7)
 Triplet 3 (2.5)
Delivery Type
 Vaginal Cephalic 93 (77.5)
 Vaginal Breech 5 (4.2)
 Emergency Caesarean 22 (18.3)
 Elective Caesarean 0 (0)
 Instrumental 0 (0)
Place of delivery
 MRRH 64 (53.3)
 District Hospital 10 (8.3)
 Health Centre 27 (22.5)
 Private Clinic 7 (5.8)
 Home 9 (7.5)
 On the way to hospital 3 (2.5)
Antenatal steroids
 None 61 (50.8)
 1 dose 48 (40.0)
 2 doses 6 (5)
 Unknown 5 (4.2)
Age at scan n, (Median, range)
 Day 1 88 (2, 1–3)
 Day 3 106 (3, 2–5)
 Day 7 97 (7, 6–10)
 Day 28 71 (33, 24–87)