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Table 4 Univariate association of delivery and health service related factors and neonatal mortality in Assosa zone, Western Ethiopia, 2013

From: Predictors of neonatal mortality in Assosa zone, Western Ethiopia: a matched case control study

  Case(n = 114) Control(n = 114)   
Variables number(%) number(%) CmOR(95%CI) P- value
Place of delivery
 Home 76(66.67) 50(43.86) 2.3(1.36–3.88) 0.001*
 HF 38(33.33) 64(56.14) 1  
Distance of HF from home
 < =2 h 105(92.11) 108(94.74) 1  
 > 2 h 9(7.89) 6(5.26) 1.5(0.53–4.21) 0.443
Delivery attendants
 Skilled 31(40.79) 37(74) 1  
 Unskilled 45(59.21) 13(26) 3.40(1.25–9.21) 0.016*
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal 103(90.35) 107(93.86) 1  
 C-section 11(9.65) 7(6.14) 1.5(0.53–4.21) 0.441
PNC visit
 Yes 64(56.14) 102(89.47) 0.13(0.05–0.31) < 0.001*
  No 50(43.86) 12(10.53) 1  
  1. *Variables statistically significant at P value < 0.05 PNC: Post Natal Care, HF: Health Facility