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Table 3 Factors associated with stillbirth among deliveries at Aksum hospital, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 570)390

From: Prevalence and determinants of stillbirth among women attended deliveries in Aksum General Hospital: a facility based cross-sectional study

Variables Stillbirth COR (CI-95%) AOR (CI-95%) p-value
Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
Maternal age
 < 20 3 (4.4) 65 (95.6) 0.41 (0.10–1.71) 0.36 (0.07–1.89) 0.28
 20–35 12 (2.7) 431 (97.3) 0.25 (0.09–0.68) 0.25 (0.08–0.80)* 0.023
 ≥ 35 6 (10.2) 53 (89.8) 1 1  
ANC visit
 Less than four 9 (8.9) 92 (91.1) 1 1  
 Four and above 12 (2.6) 457 (97.4) 0.27 (0.11–0.66) 0.41 (0.13–1.30) 0.116
Arrival at HF
 Before onset of labor 5 (6) 78 (94) 1.887 (0.67–5.30) 1.51 (0.39–5.91)  
 After onset of labor 16 (3.3) 471 (96.7) 1 1  
Baby’s sex
 Male 15 (4.9) 292 (95.1) 2.2 (0.84–5.76) 1.657 (0.58–4.75)  
 Female 6 (2.3) 257 (97.7) 1 1  
Partograph use
 Yes 10 (2) 490 (98) 1 1  
 No 11 (15.7) 59 (84.3) 9.14 (3.72–22.42) 8.66 (2.88–26.10)* 0.001
Gestational age
 < 37 weeks 10 (13.9) 62 (86.1) 7.14 (2.91–17.50) 3.86 (1.27–11.69)* 0.011
 ≥ 37 weeks 11 (2.2) 487 (97.8) 1 1  
Counseling on diet
 Yes 9 (2.3) 389 (97.7) 1 1  
 No 12 (7) 160 (93) 3.24 (1.34–7.84) 9.94 (0.80–124.12) 0.085
Additional diet
 Yes 10 (2.5) 385 (97.5) 1 1  
 No 11 (6.3) 164 (93.7) 2.58 (1.08–6.20) 0.19 (0.14–2.51) 0.225
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, COR crude odds ratio
  2. 1: referent
  3. *Significant at p-value < 0.05