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Table 4 Underlying causes of post-neonatal death by maternal age (n = 180).

From: Socioeconomic factors and adolescent pregnancy outcomes: distinctions between neonatal and post-neonatal deaths?

  Cause of death (%)
Maternal age (years) Accidental n (%) SIDS/respiratory arrest n (%) Perinatal/congenital n (%) Infectious n (%) All other n (%) Total n (%)
12–17 8(15) 16(31) 12 (23) 4(8) 12 (23) 52 (100)
18–19 11 (17) 34 (52) 9(14) 1(2) 11 (17) 66 (100)
20–35 4(6) 22 (35) 16 (26) 2(3) 18 (29) 62 (100)
  1. chi-square = 14.3, p = 0.08