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Table 2 Obstetric related characteristics of the newborns with perinatal asphyxia

From: Predictors of mortality among newborns admitted with perinatal asphyxia at public hospitals in Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Variables Category Status of the newborn
Died Survived
n(%) n(%)
Number of ANC visits No 18 (60.0%) 54 (10.2%)
One 9 (20.0%) 198 (37.5%)
Two 3 (6.7%) 84 (15.9%)
Three 3 (6.7%) 75 (14.2%)
Four and above 3 (6.7%) 117 (22.2%)
Gravidity Primigravida 6 (13.3%) 171 (32.4%)
Multigravida 39 (86.7%) 357 (67.6%)
Parity Primipara 3 (6.7%) 144 (27.3%)
2–4 birth 15 (33.3%) 159 (30.1%)
Five and above births 27 (60.0%) 225 (42.6%)
Number of pervaginal examinations 1–3 21 (46.7%) 330 (62.5%)
Four and above 24 (53.3%) 198 (37.5%)
History of Meconium stained amniotic fluid Yes 36 (80.0%) 78 (14.8%)
No 9 (20.0%) 450 (85.2%)
Onset of labor Spontaneous 36 (80.0%) 429 (81.3%)
Induced 9 (20.0%) 99 (18.8%)
Antepartum hemorrhage Yes 12 (26.7%) 120 (22.7%)
No 33 (73.3%) 408 (77.3%)
Obstructed labor Yes 18 (60.0%) 33 (6.3%)
No 18 (40.0%) 495 (93.8%)
Duration of labor (hrs) Less than 18 33 (73.3%) 81 (15.3%)
Greater than 18 12 (26.7%) 447 (84.7%)
Premature rupture of membrane Yes 30 (66.7%) 99 (18.8%)
No 15 (33.3%) 429 (81.3%)
Prolonged rupture of membrane Yes 33 (73.3%) 87 (16.5%)
No 12 (26.7%) 441 (83.5%)
Cord prolapse Yes 33 (73.3%) 63 (13.1%)
No 12 (26.7%) 459 (86.7%)
Presentation Cephalic 15 (33.3%) 429 (81.3%)
Breech 30 (66.7%) 99 (18.8%)
Mode of delivery Spontaneous vaginal delivery 18 (40.0%) 390 (73.9%)
Assisted instrumental 21 (46.7%) 96 (18.2%)
Cesarean section 6 (13.3%) 42 (8.0%)
Gestational age (week) < 37 12 (26.7%) 279 (52.8%)
37–42 12 (26.7%) 198 (37.5%)
> 42 21 (46.75) 51 (9.7%)