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Table 2 Neonatal, environment and practice related characteristics 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 (%)
Weight of neonate < 2500 g 30 (34.1) 18 (10.2) 48 (18.2)
≥ 2500 g 58 (65.9) 158 (89.8) 216 (81.8)
Gestational age < 37 weeks 27 (30.7) 20 (11.4) 47 (17.8)
≥ 37 weeks 61 (69.3) 156 (88.6) 217 (82.2)
Bathing in 24 h Yes 49 (55.7) 36 (20.5) 85 (32.2)
No 39 (44.3) 140 (79.5) 179 (67.8)
APGAR at 5 min < 7 48 (54.5) 43 (24.4) 91 (34.5)
≥ 7 40 (45.5) 133 (75.6) 173 (65.5)
Skin to skin contact Yes 48 (54.5) 151 (85.8) 199 (75.4)
No 40 (45.5) 25 (14.2) 65 (24.6)
CPR Yes 18 (20.5) 30 (17.0) 48 (18.2)
No 70 (79.5) 146 (83.0) 216 (81.8)