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Table 2 Distribution of major causes of neonatal mortality among inborn and out born babies

From: Determination of neonatal case-specific fatality rates in a tertiary health institution in North Central Nigeria

Morbidity Contribution to neonatal mortality
Inborn (%) Out born (%) Total (%) X2 P
Prematurity 30(68.2) 13(24.1) 43(43.9) 19.954 0.0001
Perinatal Asphyxia 8(18.2) 16(29.6) 24(24.5) 1.718 0.18
Cong. Malformation 03(6.8) 20(37.0) 23(23.5) 12.327 0.0005
Neonatal Sepsis 03(6.8) 05(9.3) 08(8.2) 0.005 0.94
Total 44 (100.0) 54(100.0) 98(100.1) X   
X2 = 21.669   P = 0.0002    
  1. X: total number less than 113 because specific information about place of delivery was missing in some patients. % represent column percentages