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Table 1 Obstetric characteristics of women who give birth from 2011 to 2015 at Mizan-Tepi university teaching and Bonga hospitals, 2016 (n = 540)

From: Determinants of stillbirth in Bonga General and Mizan Tepi University Teaching Hospitals southwestern Ethiopia, 2016: a case–control study

Variable Cross tabulation still birth
No (%**) Yes (%**)
Attending ANC*
 No 127 (65.8) 66 (34.2)
 Yes 278 (80.1) 69 (19.9)
Length of labor (h)
 < 24 355 (78.7) 96 (21.3)
 ≥ 24 50 (58.2) 39 (43.8)
Post-term pregnancy
 No 397 (74.9) 133 (25.1)
 Yes 8 (80) 2 (20)
Presence of HIV/AIDs
 No 396 (74.7) 134 (25.3)
 Yes 9 (90) 1 (10)
Anemia   
 No 398 (75.2) 131 (24.8)
 Yes 7 (63.6) 4 (36.4)
Multiple gestation
 No 392 (75.4) 128 (24.6)
 Yes 13 (65) 7 (35)
Uterine rupture
 No 397 (77.1) 118 (22.9)
 Yes 8 (32) 17 (68)
Presence of co-morbidity
 No 387 (75.2) 128 (24.8)
 Yes 18 (72) 7 (28)
PIH
 No 388 (75) 129 (25)
 Yes 17 (73.9) 6 (26.1)
APH
 No 386 (76.6) 118 (24.4)
 Yes 19 (52.8) 17 (47.2)
Antenatal risks
 No 368 (78) 103 (22)
 Yes 37 (53.6) 32 (46.4)
OL
 No 383 (76.8) 116 (23.2)
 Yes 22 (53.7) 19 (46.3)
Weight of the new born (kg)
 < 2.5 13 (37.1) 22 (62.9)
 ≥ 2.5 392 (77.6) 113 (22.4)
Age (years)
 < 20 50 (80.6) 12 (19.4)
 20–34 338 (76) 106 (24)
 > 34 17 (50) 17 (50)
Gravidity
 ≤ 2 349 (79.1) 92 (20.9)
 3–4 41 (60.3) 27 (39.7)
 ≥ 5 15 (48.4) 16 (51.6)
  1. Attending ANC* have ANC follow-up
  2. ANC antenatal care, PIH pregnancy induced hypertension, APH antepartum hemorrhage
  3. ** Percentage is calculated from row total