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Table 2 Reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and health system characteristics of women delivering at SDH, January–June 2014. p < 0.05

From: Adverse pregnancy outcomes, ‘stillbirths and early neonatal deaths’ in Mutare district, Zimbabwe (2014): a descriptive study

Variable N (%) % 95% Confidence interval p-value
Maternal age n = 341    0.132
  < 20 47 13.78 0.10–0.17  
 20–34 247 72.43 0.68–0.77  
 35 + 47 13.78 0.10–0.17  
Obstetric history n = 282    0.414
 None 190 67.38 0.62–0.73  
 Present 92 32.62 0.27–0.38  
HIV status n = 303    0.825
 Negative 257 84.82 0.81 -- 0.89  
 Positive 46 15.18 0.11–0.19  
Neonatal sex n = 333    0.361
 Male 166 49.85 0.44–0.55  
 Female 167 50.15 0.45–0.56  
Birth weight n = 322    0.001
  < 2500 g 47 14.60 0.11–0.18  
 2500 g–4000 g 269 83.54 0.79–0.87  
  > 4000 6 1.86 0.01–0.04  
Gestational age n = 316    0.000
  ≥ 32 303 95.89 0.94–0.98  
  < 32 13 4.11 0.02–0.06  
Parity n = 334    0.630
 0 109 32.63 0.28–0.38  
  ≥ 1 225 67.37 0.62–0.72  
Gravidity n = 333    0.146
  < 4 260 78.08 0.74–0.83  
  ≥ 4 73 2.92 0.17–0.26  
Birth attendant n = 337    0.749
 Unskilled 18 5.34 0.03–0.08  
 Skilled 319 94.66 0.92–0.97  
Delivery complications n = 334    0.000
 None 121 36.23 0.31–0.41  
 Present 213 63.77 0.59–0.69  
Delivery method n = 338    0.000
 NVD 260 76.92 0.72–0.81  
 Non - NVD 78 23.08 0.19–0.28  
ANC visits n = 80    0.075
 Nulliparous 10 12.50 0.68–0.22  
 1–3 29 36.25 0.26–0.47  
 4+ 41 51.25 0.46–0.62