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Table 4 Neonatal outcomes; lost to follow up prior to 42 days after delivery vs. completed follow-up

From: Lost to follow-up among pregnant women in a multi-site community based maternal and newborn health registry: a prospective study

Outcome Lost to Follow-up N (%) Completed Follow-up N (%) RR (95% CI)
Neonatal status at birth, N 1,417 280,095  
Macerated Stillbirth 20 (1.4) 2,336 (0.8) 1.3 (0.9, 2.0)
Fresh Stillbirth 37 (2.6) 4,835 (1.7) 1.3 (0.9, 1.8)
Born alive, died before visit 42 (3.0) 5,021 (1.8) 1.4 (1.0, 1.9)
Born alive, alive at visit 1,268 (89.5) 257,893 (92.1) 1.0
Congenital anomaly    
Yes 7 (0.5) 1,450 (0.5) 0.9 (0.5, 1.5)
No 1,344 (99.5) 268,544 (99.5) 1.0
Breathing problems    
Yes 117 (8.5) 13,551 (5.0) 1.1 (0.9, 1.5)
No 1,258 (91.5) 259,378 (95.0) 1.0
Feeding problems, N (%)    
Yes 38 (2.8) 4,131 (1.5) 1.6 (1.2, 2.2)
No 1,337 (97.2) 268,722 (98.5) 1.0
High fever, N (%)    
Yes 22 (1.6) 2,109 (0.8) 1.4 (0.7, 2.6)
No 1,351 (98.4) 270,892 (99.2) 1.0
Hypothermia, N (%)    
Yes 9 (0.7) 1,277 (0.5) 1.0 (0.5, 1.8)
No 1,357 (99.3) 270,345 (99.5) 1.0
Convulsions, N (%)    
Yes 1 (0.1) 452 (0.2) 0.3 (0.0, 2.7)
No 1,371 (99.9) 272,437 (99.8) 1.0