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Table 2 Obstetric factors and birth outcomes of women (n = 370) at Yirgalem General Hospital Sidama Region, Ethiopia, August 1, 2015-July 30, 2016

From: Burden of stillbirths and associated factors in Yirgalem Hospital, Southern Ethiopia: a facility based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency (%)
ANC
 Yes 363 (98.1)
 No 1 (0.30)
 Unknown 6 (1.60)
History of abortion
 Yes 20 (5.40)
 No 349 (94.3)
 Unknown 1 (0.30)
History of previous stillbirth
 Yes 2 (0.50)
 No 367 (99.20)
 Unknown 1 (0.30)
Gravidity
 I 201 (53.30)
 II-IV 124 (33.50)
 ≥V 45 (12.20)
Parity
 0 209 (56.50)
 I 64 (17.30)
 II-IV 70 (18.90)
 ≥V 27 (7.30)
GA (n weeks)
 < 37 30 (8.10)
 37–42 138 (37.30)
 ≥ 42 10 (2.70)
 Unknown 192 (51.90)
Birth weight
 < 2500 27 (7.30)
 2500–3950 312 (84.3)
 ≥ 4000 31 (8.40)
Duration of labour
 ≤ 12 hours 169 (45.7)
 13–48 hours 182 (49.2)
 > 48 hours 11 (3.0)
 Unrecorded 8 (2.2)
Mode of delivery
 Spontaneous vaginal delivery 286 (77.30)
 Caesarian section 58 (15.70)
 Instrumental delivery 20 (5.40)
 Laparotomy 4 (1.10)
 Destructive delivery 2 (0.50)
Hypertension
 Yes 20 (5.4)
 No 350 (94.6)
Antepartum hemorrhage
 Yes 8 (2.2)
 No 362 (97.8)
Premature rupture of membrane
 Yes 28 (7.6)
 No 342 (92.4)
Obstructed labour
 Yes 16 (4.3)
 No 354 (95.7)
Uterine rapture
 Yes 4 (1.1)
 No 366 (99.9)
Cord accident
 Yes 10 (2.7)
 No 360 (97.3)
Birth outcomes
 Dead 34 (9.20)
 Alive 336 (90.80)
Skin appearance
 Fresh 22 (64.70)
 Macerated 10 (29.40)
 Not recorded 1 (2.90)
Fetal heart beat at admission among stillbirths
 Positive 15 (44.10)
 Negative 19 (55.9)