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Table 4 Risk factors associated with neonatal mortality

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

Variable

Mortality rate (%)

COR

CI

Place of delivery

 Out born

17.8

1.69

1.11, 2.55

 Inborn

11.4

  

Mode of delivery

 spontaneous vertex delivery

23.0

3.54

2.14, 5.86

 caesarean section

5.7

  

Gender

 

 Male

13.8

0.82

0.54, 1.23

 Female

16.4

  

Gestation

 Preterm

20.7

2.03

1.35, 3.05

 Term

11.3

  

Birth weight category

 

  < 2500 g

22.3

4.12

2.37, 7.17

  ≥ 2500

5.4