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Table 2 Newborn care practices among mothers resident in Luuka and Buyende health sub-district

From: Factors associated with adoption of beneficial newborn care practices in rural Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Newborn care practices (Yes) Health sub-district  
  Luuka (N = 797) Buyende (N = 819) Total (N = 1,616)
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
All Beneficial Newborn Care Practices 75 (9.4) 114 (13.9) 189 (11.7)
Good cord care practice 666 (83.6) 778 (95.0) 1,444 (89.4)
Baby weighed after birth 542 (68.0) 490 (59.8) 1,032 (63.9)
Optimal thermal care 321 (40.3) 316 (38.6) 637 (39.4)
Immunization of newborn 643 (80.7) 676 (82.5) 1,319 (81.6)
Good feeding practice 376 (47.2) 414 (50.6) 790 (48.9)