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Table 2 Maternal and medical-related characteristics of mothers of the newborns 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 (%)
Parity
  1 22 (28.9) 82 (35.9)
  2–4 29 (38.1) 97 (42.5)
  ≥ 5 25 (33.0) 49 (21.6)
Birth interval
  < 24 months 43 (56.6) 146 (64.0)
  ≥ 24 months 33 (43.4) 82 (36.0)
Mothers Tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccination status
  Vaccinated 53 (69.7) 194 (85.1)
  Not vaccinated 23 (30.3) 34 (14.9)
Number of TT vaccinated
  TT1 9 (16.9) 27 (13.9)
  TT2+ 44 (83.1) 167 (86.1)
Did mother used iron tablet
  Yes 53 (69.7) 194 (85.1)
  No 23 (30.3) 34 (14.9)
Number of Fe tablets used
  Complete recommended 11 (20.7) 41 (21.1)
  Not complete recommended 42 (79.3) 153 (78.9)
Referral status
  Not referred 23 (30.3) 102 (44.7)
  Referred 53 (69.7) 126 (55.3)
Pregnancy induced hypertension
  Yes 7(9.3) 17 (7.5)
  No 69 (90.7) 211 (92.5)
Postnatal care receiving status
  Received 37(48.7) 124(54.4)
  No received 39(51.3) 104(45.6)