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Table 1 Obstetric history and practice of mothers in Central Zone Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Determinants of hypothermia on neonates admitted to the intensive care unit of public hospitals of Central Zone, Tigray, Ethiopia 2017: unmatched case–control study

Variables Category Cases Controls Total
n = 88 (%) n = 176 (%) n = 264 (%)
Parity Prim parous 45 (51.1) 79 (44.9) 124 (47.0)
Multiparous 43 (48.9) 97 (55.1) 140 (53.0)
Obstetric complication Yes 27 (30.7) 42 (23.9) 69 (26.1)
No 61 (69.3) 134 (76.1) 195 (73.9)
Mode of delivery Spontaneous 65 (73.9) 142 (80.7) 207 (78.4)
Instrumental 9 (10.2) 19 (10.8) 28 (10.6)
C/s 14 (15.9) 15 (8.5) 29 (11.0)
Place of delivery Hospital 24 (27.3) 75 (42.6) 99 (37.5)
Health center 42 (47.7) 69 (39.2) 111 (42.1)
Private clinic 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 1 (0.4)
Home 21 (23.9) 32 (18.2) 53 (20.0)
Type of pregnancy Single 80 (90.9) 169 (96.0) 249 (94.3)
Twin 8 (9.1) 7 (4.0) 15 (5.7)
Time of delivery Day 27 (30.7) 101 (57.4) 128 (48.5)
Night 61 (69.3) 75 (42.6) 136 (51.5)
Starting breastfeeding Immediately 19 (21.6) 90 (51.1) 109 (41.3)
Within 1 h 16 (18.2) 36 (20.5) 52 (19.7)
After 1 h 53 (60.2) 50 (28.4) 103 (39.0)
  1. Obstetric complication comprises any complication during pregnancy, labor and after labor