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Table 5 Log rank test result of variables for neonates born in randomly selected hospitals of Tigray region, northern Ethiopia, April –July, 2014 (n = 1152)

From: Survival of neonates and predictors of their mortality in Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia: prospective cohort study

Variable Log rank (X2) P-value Variable Log rank (X2) P-value
Hospital 6.05 0.418 Tetanus injection 2.17 0.1407
Age at current birth 3.53 0.3163 Rh immunization 0.28 0.5983
Religion 0.28 0.5943 Mortality older sibling 17.26 0.000
Residence 13.09 0.0003 Sex 0.53 0.4661
Educational status 7.1 0.0687 Exclusive breast feed 275.62 0.000
Occupation 5.8 0.2149 Time of breast feed 2.7 0.1004
Income 2.87 0.2387 Place of death 41.2 0.000
Marital status 0.76 0.383 Antenatal utilization 3.06 0.0802
Number of children 12.51 0.0019 Distance 32.11 0.000
Birth type 29.11 0.000 Mode of delivery 5.44 0.0658
Gravidity 6.8 0.0787 Place of birth 67.75 0.000
Birth interval 3.79 0.1502 Delivery Assistant 9.38 0.0246
Family planning 3.49 0.0619 Birth weight 135.93 0.000
Parity 6.38 0.0947 Gestational Age 98.68 0.000
History of abortion 9.66 0.0019 Length of the neonate 33.67 0.000
History of still birth 17.11 0.000 1-min Apgar score 475.4 0.000
Diagnosed disease 0.73 0.3922 5-min Apgar score 890.8 0.000
Maternal complication 42.29 0.000 Birth defect 30.38 0.000
Temperature control 165.67 0.000 Neonatal complication 316.14 0.000
Weight for GA 19.49 0.000 Hypothermia 176.58 0.000
  1. Variables with P-value <0.05 were prospective candidates for the final model