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Table 3 Newborn related and maternal medical disorders affecting the survival status 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

Variable Category Status of the newborn
Died Survived
n(%) n(%)
Cry immediately at birth Yes 3 (6.7%) 99 (18.8%%)
No 42 (93.3%) 429 (81.3%)
History of convulsion or spasm Yes 12 (26.7%) 9 (1.7%)
No 33 (73.3%) 519 (98.3%)
Birth weight (gram) < 2500 30 (66.7%) 156 (29.5%)
> 2500 15 (33.3%) 372 (70.5%)
Pregnancy induced hypertension Yes 36 (80.0%) 129 (24.4%)
No 9 (20.0%) 399 (75.6%)
Maternal Iron deficiency anemia Yes 24 (53.3%) 81 (15.3%)
No 21 (46.7%) 447 (84.7%)
Maternal Diabetes mellitus Yes 3 (6.7%) 15 (2.8%)
No 42 (93.3%) 513 (97.2%)
HIV status Positive 3 (6.7%) 27 (5.1%)
Negative 42 (93.3%) 501 (94.9%)