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Table 2 Neonatal characteristics of the postnatal mothers presenting to neonatal intensive care unit at Debre Tabor General Hospital, Amhara regional state, North Central Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 379)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of prelacteal feeding among neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care units, North central Ethiopia, 2019

Factor Frequency %
Newborn type
 Single 263 69.4
 Twin 116 30.6
Sex
 Male 175 46.2
 Female 204 53.8
Postnatal age (days)
 < 7 163 43.0
 ≥ 7 216 57.0
Maturity at birth   
 Premature 121 31.9
 Mature 223 58.9
 Postmature 35 9.2
Birth weight (grams)
 < 2500 122 32.2
 ≥ 2500 257 67.8
Admission history to NICU
 Yes 65 17.2
 No 314 82.8