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Table 5 Univariate association of behavioral and psychosocial 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
Pregnancy planning
 Planned 65(57.02) 79(69.30) 0.61(0.35–1.03) 0.068
 Un Planned 49(42.98) 35(30.70) 1  
Reaction of family to pregnancy
 Happy 103(90.35) 106(92.98) 1  
 Not happy 11(9.65) 8(7.02) 1.37(0.55–3.41) 0.493
Domestic violence during pregnancy
 Yes 13(11.40) 11(9.65) 1.18(0.52–2.63) 0.683
 No 101(88.60) 103(90.35) 1  
Heavy work exercise during pregnancy
 Yes 54(47.37) 30(26.32) 2.41(1.37–4.24) 0.002*
 No 60(52.3) 84(73.68) 1  
  1. *Variables statistically significant at P -value < 0.05