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Table 4 Early neonatal and maternal outcomes at MTRH from January 2004 to March 2011

From: A retrospective analysis of maternal and neonatal mortality at a teaching and referral hospital in Kenya

Outcome Maternal deaths n = 150 Neonatal deaths n = 200
  n % n %
Baby’s outcome at birth     
Alive 66 45 172 86
Stillbirth 61 41 28 14
Early neonatal death 20 14 0 0
Missing 4 2 0 0
Baby’s weight at birth     
500-2499gms 31 20 133 67
2500-4499gms 36 24 49 25
Missing 82 55 18 9
Apgar score at 5 mins     
0-6 61 41 78 39
7-10 31 20 79 40
Missing 58 39 43 21
Baby’s gender at birth     
Male 41 27 105 52
Female 52 35 85 43
Missing 57 38 10 5
Baby’s condition on discharge     
Alive 38 25 0 0
Neonatal death 96 64 200 100
Missing 15 10 0 0
Mothers condition on discharge     
Alive 0 0 186 98
Death 150 100 4 2
Missing 0 0 0 0
  1. Denominators vary for each item depending on missing data.