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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the mothers by group and deaths. Fortaleza CE, 2017

From: Delays in obstetric care increase the risk of neonatal near-miss morbidity events and death: a case-control study

Variable Control
n (%)
NNM
n (%)
Deaths
n (%)
P*
Sociodemographic characteristic
Age range        0.381
  ≤18 years 38 (13.4) 13 (12) 4 (11.8)  
  19–34 years 206 (72.5) 72 (66.7) 22 (64.7)  
  > 34 years 40 (14.1) 23 (21.3) 8 (23.5)  
Education        0.980
  < 8 years 79 (27.8) 30 (27.8) 10 (29.4)  
  ≥8 years 205 (72.2) 78 (72.2) 24 (70.6)  
Marital status        0.449
  With partner 238 (83.8) 85 (78.7) 29 (85.3)  
  Without partner 46 (16.2) 23 (21.3) 5 (14.7)  
Race        0.461
  White 60 (21.2) 26 (24.1) 10 (29.4)  
  Black 37 (13) 10 (9.3) 6 (17.6)  
Pardo 187 (65.8) 72 (66.7) 18 (52.9)  
Origin        0.016
  Capital/outskirts 250 (88) 86 (79.6) 24 (70.6)  
  Countryside 34 (12) 22 (20.4) 9 (26.5)  
  No information 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.9)  
Occupation        0.024
  Work 87 (30.6) 49 (45.4) 12 (35.3)  
  Do not work 197 (69.4) 59 (54.6) 22 (64.7)  
Income        0.348
  More than minimum 67 (23.6) 24 (22.2) 6 (17.6)  
  Less than minimum 135 (47.5) 50 (46.3) 14 (41.2)  
  No information 82 (28.9) 34 (31.5) 14 (41.2)  
Number of pregnancies        0.511
  1–2 172 (60.5) 69 (63.9) 17 (50)  
  3–4 95 (33.5) 31 (28.7) 13 (38.2)  
  5 and more 17 (6) 8 (7.4) 4 (11.8)  
  1. NNM Neonatal near-miss *Pearson’s Chi-square test.