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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the deceased infants and stillbirths with verbal autopsies in Khayelitsha, 2017–2019

From: Engaging community health workers in maternal and infant death identification in Khayelitsha, South Africa: a pilot study

CHARACTERISTICS NUMBERS
Age at death
Stillbirth 5
0–7 days 5
8–28 days 3
  ≥ 29 days 4
Year of death
2017 3
2018 3
2019 11
Occurrence of place of death
Hospital 11
Home 4
En-route health facility 1
Unknown 1
Death certificate
Yes 9
No 8
Multiple births (twins)
Yes 1
No 16
Mother still alive
Yes 16
No 1
Mother’s HIV status
Positive 9
Negative 8
Underweight at birth (< 2.5 kg)
Yes 6
No 7
Doesn’t know 4