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Table 3 Admissions and deaths in relation to the diagnosis of all patients admitted to the NICU (pre- versus post- CUAMM intervention)

From: Reduced neonatal mortality in a regional hospital in Mozambique linked to a Quality Improvement intervention

  Pre-intervention
n = 2118
Post-intervention
n = 2158
p
N° of deaths, n (%)    
Total 544 (26) 396 (18) <0.01
Outborn patients 274 (50) 199 (50) 0.97
Admission for asphyxia, n (%) 492 (20) 641 (30) <0.01
Deaths for asphyxia, n (%) 168 (34) 122 (19) <0.01
Admission for sepsis, n (%) 111 (4) 158 (7) <0.01
Deaths for sepsis, n (%) 43 (39) 44 (28) 0.06
Admission for prematurity, n (%) 447 (18) 605 (28) <0.01
Deaths for prematurity, n (%) 192 (43) 200 (33) <0.01