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Table 1 Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristic of cases and controls in Felege Hiwot comprehensive specialized referral hospital, North-west, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Determinants of stillbirth in Felege-Hiwot comprehensive specialized referral hospital, North-west, Ethiopia, 2019

Variable category Stillbirth
Case (N, %) Control (N, %)
Maternal age in years
 < 20 20 (23.8) 17 (5.1)
 20–34 50 (59.5) 306 (91.1)
 ≥ 35 14 (16.7) 13 (3.8)
Maternal educational status
 Not educated 39 (46.4) 54 (16.1)
 Primary 16 (19.1) 93 (27.7)
 Secondary 19 (22.6) 94 (27.9)
 Tertiary 10 (11.9) 95 (28.3)
Residence
 Urban 41 (48.8) 231 (68.8)
 Rural 43 (51.2) 105 (31.2)
Sex of the neonate
 Female 49 (58.3) 193 (57.4)
 Male 35 (41.7) 143 (42.6)
Number of fetus born
 Single 81 (96.4) 329 (97.9)
 Twin and above 3 (3.6) 7 (2.1)
Four ANC visit
 No 37 (44.0) 52 (15.5)
 Yes 47 (56.0) 284 (84.5)
At least two doses of TT vaccination
 Not received 42 (50.0) 51 (15.2)
 Received 42 (50.0) 285 (84.8)
Modern family planning use before index pregnancy
 No 39 (46.4) 75 (22.3)
 Yes 45 (53.6) 261 (77.7)
Iron-folate intake during pregnancy
 No 55 (65.5) 120 (35.7)
 Yes 29 (34.5) 216 (64.3)
Previous history of abortion
 No 76 (90.5) 334 (99.4)
 Yes 8 (9.5) 2 (0.6)
Previous history of perinatal death
 No 77 (91.7) 329 (97.9)
 Yes 7 (8.3) 7 (2.1)
Birth interval for index pregnancy (months)
 < 24 49 (58.3) 98 (29.2)
 ≥ 24 35 (41.7) 238 (70.8)