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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of neonates admitted at HFSUH, Harar, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Neonatal mortality among neonates admitted to NICU of Hiwot Fana specialized university hospital, eastern Ethiopia, 2020: a cross-sectional study design

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age of neonate on admission (n = 821)
 < 24 h 485 59.1
 24–168 h 208 25.3
 ≥ 168 h 128 15.6
Birth weight recorded (n = 716)
 Normal 422 58.9
 LBW 217 30.3
 VLBW 43 6
 EVLBW 2 0.3
 Macrosomia 32 4.5
APGAR score on 1st minute (n = 674)
 Low 129 19.1
 Moderate 285 42.3
 Normal/ reassuring 260 38.6
APGAR score on 5th minute (n = 674)
 Low 24 3.6
 Moderate 198 29.4
 Normal /reassuring 452 67.1
Length of stay at hospital (n = 821)
 < 7 days 660 80.4
 ≥ 7 days 161 19.6
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