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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of mothers and neonates admitted in the neonatal intensive care unit at Dilla University Referral Hospital in Gedeo Zone, Southern, Ethiopia, 2020

From: Determinants of neonatal mortality among newborns admitted in neonatal intensive care unit at Dilla University Referral Hospital in Gedeo Zone, Southern, Ethiopia: unmatched case control study

Variables The outcome of the neonates
Case = 76(%) Control = 228(%)
Maternal age
  < 20 years 22 (28.9) 60 (26.3)
  20–34 years 46 (60.5) 148 (64.9)
  ≥ 35 years 8 (10.6) 20 (8.8)
Age of neonates
  < 7 days 55 (72.4) 126(55.3)
  ≥ 7 days 21 (27.6) 102 (44.7)
Marital status
  Married 61 (80.2) 197 (86.4)
  Single 7 (9.2) 18 (8.0)
  Widowed 3 (3.9) 4 (1.7)
  Divorced 5 (6.7) 9 (3.9)