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Table 3 Maternal characteristics of the babies recorded in the Sudan household health survey 2nd round, 2010 (N = 6198)

From: Neonatal mortality in Sudan: analysis of the Sudan household survey, 2010

Characteristics Number of children % Neonatal mortality rate (per 1000 live births )
Parity
primiparae 1129 18.2 53
2-4 children 2988 48.2 24
Multiparae ≥5 2080 33.6 27
missing 1 0.0  
Antenatal care utilization
Non/ traditional care 1605 25.9 35
Professional health care 4593 74.1 29
Ever has tetanus toxoid vaccination
Yes 4356 70.3 31
No 1842 29.7 30
Delivery assistance
Non/ traditional care 1634 26.4 35
Professional health care 4477 72.2 29
missing 87 1.4  
Mode of delivery
Vaginal 5686 91.7 29
Caesarean section 406 6.6 47
missing 106 1.7 30
Place of delivery
Home 4834 78.0 30
Health facility 1263 20.4 31
missing 101 1.6  
Pregnancy complications
Yes 2835 45.7 39
No 3363 54.3 24
Delivery complications
Yes 2250 36.3 37
No 3948 63.7 27