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Table 5 Cause of neonatal mortality by site

From: Institutional deliveries and perinatal and neonatal mortality in Southern and Central India

  Belgaum Nagpur
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2010 2011 2012 2013
Cause of Neonatal Deaths < 28 Days, N (%) 390 377 367 333 230 169 214 226
Birth Asphyxia 151 (38.7) 138 (36.6) 130 (35.4) 106 (31.8) 46 (20.0) 41 (24.3) 43 (20.1) 65 (28.8)
Low Birth Weight/Prematurity 113 (29.0) 107 (28.4) 108 (29.4) 105 (31.5) 80 (34.8) 75 (44.4) 82 (38.3) 100 (44.2)
Infection 31 (7.9) 33 (8.8) 27 (7.4) 30 (9.0) 30 (13.0) 15 (8.9) 21 (9.8) 12 (5.3)
Malformation 8 (2.1) 12 (3.2) 17 (4.6) 16 (4.8) 9 (3.9) 6 (3.6) 10 (4.7) 7 (3.1)
Other 73 (18.7) 74 (19.6) 79 (21.5) 67 (20.1) 31 (13.5) 15 (8.9) 39 (18.2) 37 (16.4)
Don't Know 14 (3.6) 10 (2.7) 6 (1.6) 8 (2.4) 34 (14.8) 17 (10.1) 18 (8.4) 5 (2.2)