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Table 3 Proportion and associated factors of neonatal sepsis among neonates admitted in University of Gondar comprehensive specialized Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 423)

From: Proportion of neonatal sepsis and determinant factors among neonates admitted in University of Gondar comprehensive specialized hospital neonatal Intensive care unit Northwest Ethiopia 2017

Variables Neonatal sepsis COR (95% cl) AOR (95% cl)
Yes No
Parity
 Multi para 26 149 1.88 (1.02,3.47) 1.009 (0.23, 2.09)
 Primi para 21 227 1  
Intrapartum fever
 Yes 24 86 3.51 (1.89,6.54) 3.35 (1.70, 6.62)**
 No 23 290 1 1
Foul smelling Vaginal discharge
 Yes 27 104 3.53 (1.89,6.54) 2.75 (1.40, 5.38)*
 No 20 272 1 1
PROM
 Yes 25 96 3.31 (1.78,6.14) 2.74 (1.39, 5.38)*
 No 22 280 1 1
Apgar score
 Low Apgar 26 108 3.07 (1.65,5.69) 2.69 (1.37, 5.26)*
 Normal Apgar 21 268 1 1
Congenital anomaly
 Yes 6 13 4.43 (1.58,12.45) 3.14 (1.09, 10.28)*
 No 40 364 1 1
  1. ** P-value < 0.001, * P-value < 0.05