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Table 3 Medical and other obstetrics related characteristics of respondents’, Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, February 2013

From: Adverse birth outcomes among deliveries at Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Adverse birth outcome (at least one)   
  Yes 109 22.7
  No 372 77.3
All 3 key adverse birth outcomes   
  Yes 16 3.3
  No 465 96.7
Fever (≥ 2 weeks)   
  Yes 54 11.2
  No 427 88.8
Medical illness   
  Yes 118 24.5
  No 363 75.5
Types of medical illness   
  Anemia 49 10.2
  UTI 22 4.6
  Malaria 13 2.7
  HIV/AIDS 23 4.8
  Others 11 2.3
Hypertension   
  Yes 19 4.0
  No 462 96.0
Ante partum hemorrhage   
  Yes 12 2.5
  No 469 97.5
Post partum hemorrhage   
  Yes 16 3.3
  No 465 96.7
HIV screening status   
  Yes 476 99.0
  No 5 1.0
HIV test result (n = 476)   
  Positive 23 4.8
  Negative 453 95.2
ART status (n = 23)   
  Started 18 78.3
  None 5 21.7
Physical harassment   
  Yes 8 1.7
  No 473 98.3
Time to reach nearby health facility   
  ≤30 minutes 231 48.0
  >30 minutes 250 52.0