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Table 3 Birth Outcomes and Newborn Complications

From: Essential newborn care practice at four primary health facilities in conflict affected areas of Bossaso, Somalia: a cross-sectional study

  n/N Proportion (95% CI)
Birth Attendant
 Skilled health worker a 242/253 95.7(92.4–97.8)
 Non-skilled health worker b 11/253 4.3(2.2–7.6)
Birth Outcome
 Live births c 246/253 97.2(94.4–98.9)
 Stillbirth 7/253 2.8 (1.1–5.6)
 Early newborn death d 3/178 1.7 (0.3–4.8)
Gestational agee
 <  37 Weeks 6/252 2.4 (1.9–3.0)
 ≥ 37 Weeks 246/252 97.6 (94.9–99.1)
Newborn Complications f
 Infection 5/246 2.0 (0.7–4.7)
 Fast breathing 4/246 1.6 (0.4–4.1)
 Birth Asphyxia 11/246 4.5 (2.3–7.9)
 Congenital anomalies 1/246 0.4 (0.0–2.2)
  1. aSkilled health workers were Midwives who attended 229/242 or Registered Nurse who attended 13/242 births
  2. bNon-skilled health workers were Auxiliary Nurses who attended 9/11 or Community Midwife who attended 2/11 births
  3. cOne of the deliveries was a twin livebirth
  4. dDefined as death within 7 days after birth. 1 death at health facility and 2 deaths at home. 7-day outcome determined among 178 newborns
  5. eMissing gestational age of 1 newborn
  6. fMore than one complication could have been reported by patient. Denominator total livebirths with 1 twin birth