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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression output for neonatal and maternal variables

From: Neonatal mortality and associated factors in the specialized neonatal care unit Asmara, Eritrea

VariablesBS.E.WaldOR & 95% CIp-value
Sex (Male vs Female)0.270.300.821.32(0.73–2.38)0.366
Birth weight
 HBW vs NBW1.370.872.483.94(0.71–21.72)0.115
 LBW vs NBW1.520.4312.654.55(1.97–10.50)< 0.001
 VLBW vs NBW2.960.6123.3819.24(5.80–63.78)< 0.001
Gestational age(<37wks vs > =37wks)0.380.410.841.46(0.65–3.26)0.360
Diagnosis to Admission time
 1–24 h vs < 1 h0.120.380.091.12(0.53–2.38)0.759
  > =24 h vs < 1 h1.080.47.202.96(1.34–6.52)0.007
Vitality1min(< 7 vs > =7)0.820.384.832.28(1.09–4.76)0.028
Vitality5min(< 7 vs > =7)0.730.364.012.07(1.02–4.22)0.045
Length of Stay in SNCU (> = 24 h vs < 24 h)−1.480.3616.60.23(0.11–0.46)< 0.001
Congenital abnormality (yes vs no)1.370.478.703.95(1.59–9.85)0.003
Place of delivery
 other facility vs GynObs0.700.482.152.01(0.79–5.11)0.143
 home vs GynObs−1.181.290.830.31(0.02–3.87)0.361
Mode of delivery
 Elective CS vs SVD−0.780.641.500.46(0.13–1.60)0.221
 Emergency CS vs SVD−0.010.560.000.99(0.33–2.95)0.981
Gestational size (SGA/AGA)−0.410.371.270.66(0.32–1.36)0.260
Maternal age in years
  < 20 vs 20–290.270.620.191.32(0.39–4.46)0.660
 30–39 vs 20–29−0.070.330.050.93(0.49–1.77)0.825
  > =40 vs 20–29−0.830.791.110.44(0.09–2.05)0.293
Obstetric Complications (Abnormal vs Normal)0.060.570.011.07(0.35–3.24)0.909
Antenatal care (no vs yes)−1.290.961.780.28(0.04–1.83)0.182
Gravida (Multi vs First)0.170.330.261.18(0.62–2.27)0.612
  1. CS Cesarean Section