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Table 6 Predictors of mortality among newborns admitted 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 COR(95%CI) AOR(95%CI)
Died Survived
Distance b/n home and hospital < 10 km 3 119 1 1
> 10 km 27 84 8.24 (2.36, 14.12)a 2.41 (0.96, 3.86)
Referral status Yes 11 30 10.52 (3.34, 33.05)a 0.65 (0.02, 16.62)
No 4 146 1 1
Meconium stained amniotic fluid Yes 12 26 16.95 (4.78, 60.12)a 1.46 (0.17, 12.24)
No 3 150 1 1
Obstructed labor Yes 9 11 13.76 (4.89, 38.69)a 0.48 (0.02, 7.87)
No 6 165 1 1
Premature ROM Yes 10 33 7.08 (2.42, 20.72)a 1.54 (0.20, 11.90)
No 5 143 1 1
Prolonged ROM Yes 11 29 11.34 (3.60, 35.70)a 0.50 (0.02, 10.84)
No 4 147 1 1
Cord prolapse Yes 11 23 13.68 (4.35, 43.02)a 6.5 (1.18, 36.01)b
No 4 153 1 1
Presentation Cephalic 5 143 1 1
Breech 10 33 7.22 (2.46, 21.14)a 4.1 (0.91, 18.54)
Place of delivery Health center 11 30 10.52 (3.34, 33.05)a 6.4 (0.73, 6.82)
Hospital 4 146 1 1
Birth weight (gram) < 2500 10 52 2.09 (1.22, 3.58)a 2.99 (0.73, 12.13)
> 2500 5 124 1 1
Pregnancy induced hypertension Yes 12 43 3.23 (1.71, 6.09)a 25.4 (3.68, 175.0)b
No 3 133 1 1
Maternal Iron deficiency anemia Yes 8 27 2.28 (1.37, 3.79)a 5.9 (1.19, 29.5)b
No 7 149 1 1
Mode of delivery SVD 6 130 1 1
Assisted instrumental 7 32 4.2 (1.4, 12.65)a 0.87 (0.15, 5.12)
CS 2 14 2.96 (0.59, 14.70) 5.86 (0.84, 40.77)
Convulsion Yes 4 3 3.27 (1.84, 5.82)a 10.23 (2.24, 46.54)b
No 11 173 1 1
  1. Keynote: a indicates variables which have p-value < 0.25 and b indicates variables which have p-value < 0.05