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Table 2 Early and 28-day neonatal mortality and newborn characteristics for registry, 2010-2013*

From: Neonatal mortality and coverage of essential newborn interventions 2010 - 2013: a prospective, population-based study from low-middle income countries

  Alive at Day 28
N (%)*
Early Neonatal Death
N (%)*
28-Day Death
N (%)*
RR (95% CI)** for Early NMR RR (95% CI)** for 28-Day NMR
Births, N 256,126 5,412 6,764 -- --
Estimated gestational age      
Preterm 20,174 (8.1) 2,172 (44.6) 2,615 (42.8) 8.1 (7.5, 8.8) 7.5 (6.9, 8.1)
Term 228,935 (91.9) 2,703 (55.4) 3,492 (57.2) 1.0 1.0
Birth weight category      
< 1000g 52 (0.0) 286 (5.3) 315 (4.7) 71.8 (63.2, 81.5) 61.4 (54.8, 68.9)
1000-1499g 639 (0.2) 812 (15.1) 970 (14.4) 46.0 (41.0, 51.6) 42.7 (38.2, 47.8)
1500-2499g 25,581 (10.0) 1,784 (33.2) 2,259 (33.6) 5.7 (5.1, 6.4) 5.7 (5.1, 6.3)
≥ 2500g 229,732 (89.7) 2,485 (46.3) 3,174 (47.2) 1.0 1.0
Infant gender      
Male 132,424 (51.7) 3,099 (57.4) 3,780 (56.0) 1.2 (1.2, 1.3) 1.2 (1.1, 1.2)
Female 123,653 (48.3) 2,303 (42.6) 2,973 (44.0) 1.0 1.0
Multiple birth      
Yes 3,693 (1.4) 567 (10.5) 704 (10.4) 6.7 (6.0, 7.6) 6.6 (6.0, 7.3)
No 252,352 (98.6) 4,838 (89.5) 6,052 (89.6) 1.0 1.0
Congenital anomaly      
Present 695 (0.3) 318 (6.0) 392 (5.9) 15.0 (12.5, 17.9) 14.6 (12.4, 17.3)
Absent 251,599 (99.7) 4,952 (94.0) 6,207 (94.1) 1.0 1.0
Breech presentation      
Yes 5,285 (2.1) 353 (6.5) 423 (6.3) 3.0 (2.5, 3.4) 2.8 (2.4, 3.2)
No     1.0 1.0
  1. *N’s less than the total represent missing responses
  2. **Relative risk (RR) and 95% CI use GEE to account for study cluster