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Table 4 Perinatal characteristics with maternal age for the study conducted in Arba Minch zuria, and Gacho Baba district, southern Ethiopia, 2018/9

From: Association between maternal age and adverse perinatal outcomes in Arba Minch zuria, and Gacho Baba district, southern Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Variables 20–34 years ≥35 years
Stillbirth
 Yes 11 (2.2) 14 (7.1)
 No 487 (97.8) 183 (92.9)
Gestational age
 Estimated at term 418 (85.8) 152 (83.1)
 Estimated pre-term 21 (4.3) 17 (9.3)
 Estimated post-term 48 (9.9) 14 (7.6)
Size of the neonate
 Very small 79 (16.2) 23 (12.6)
 Smaller than usual 46 (9.4) 11 (6.0)
 About average 328 (67.4) 140 (76.5)
 Larger than usual 34 (7.0) 9 (4.9)
The baby referred to another facility
 Yes 5 (1.0) 2 (1.1)
 No 482 (99.0) 181 (98.9)
Admitted to NICU
 Yes 7 (1.4) 1 (0.5)
 No 480 (98.6) 182 (99.5)
Neonatal mortality
 Yes 11 (2.3) 13 (7.1)
 No 476 (97.7) 170 (92.9)
  1. NICU Neonatal intensive care unit