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Table 1 Hospital Deliveries, Neonatal Unit Admissions and Outcomes

From: Facility readiness in low and middle-income countries to address care of high risk/ small and sick newborns

Type of Hospital 1.UG- d
Tertiary Urban
2.UG- Public Regional Urban 3.UG- Public Regional Urban 4.UG- Public District Urban 5.UG- Public District Urban 6.UG- Public District Rural 7.UG- Public District Rural 8.UG- Public District Rural 9.UG- d
District Rural
10.UG- d
District Rural
11. INDO- Public Tertiary Urban 12. INDO- Public Tertiary Urban 13. INDO- Public RegionalUrban 14. INDO- Public District Urban 15. INDIA- d
Tertiary Urban
16. INDIA- Public Tertiary Urban
Total Births 5105 8569 5689 6506 5605 3206 2768 2276 2122 1002 1719 1644 3209 3109 14,710 X
Live Births 5013 8247 5468 6224 5486 3109 2659 2183 1938 951 1608 1524 3179 2989 14,469 X
Total Still Births (no/1000 total births) 92 (18 per 1000) 322 (38 per 1000) 221 (39 per 1000) 282 (43 per 1000) 119 (21 per 1000) 97 (30 per 1000) 109 (39 per 1000) 93 (41 per 1000) 184 (87 per 1000) 51 (51 per 1000) 111 (65 per 1000) 120 (73 per 1000) 30 (9 per 1000) 120 (39 per 1000) 241 (16 per 1000) X
Fresh SB (% of total SB) 38 (41.3) 164 (50.9) 114 (51.6) 137 (48.6) 78 (65.5) 47 (48.5) 61 (56.0) 45 (48.4) 111 (60.3) 31 (60.8) NA NA NA NA NA X
Annual Admissions to NU 2463 1729 1707 1164 506 1586 240 300 180 156 1600 1028 970 1900 3115 2188
Inborn Babies (% of live births) 2178 (43.4) NA 1603 (29.3) NA 279 (5.1) 1586 (51.0) NA NA 180 (9.3) 156 (16.4) 1269 (78.9) 893 (58.6) 691 (21.7) 1311 (43.9) 2798 (19.3) X
Out-born Babies (% of NU admissions) 285 (11.6) NA 104 (6.1) NA 227b (44.9) c NA NA c c 429 (26.8) 135 (13.1) 279 (28.8) 589 (31.0) 317 (10.2) 2188 (100)
Babies < 2500 g (% of admissions) NAa 422 (24.4) 705 (41.3) NAa NAa NA NA NA NA NA 824 (51.5) 758 (73.7) 373 (38.5) 999 (52.6) 1746 (56.1) 1054 (48.2)
Neonatal Deaths (% of admissions) 115 (4.7) 106 (6.1) 94 (5.5) 156 (13.4) 114 (22.5) 45 (2.8) 48 (20.0) 24 (8.0) 34 (18.9) 24 (15.4) 70 (4.4) 82 (8.0) 91 (9.4) 242 (12.7) 46 (1.5) 383 (17.5)
“Discharged against medical advice” (% of admissions) NA NA 341 (20) NA 10 (2) NA NA NA NA NA 8 (0.5) NA 4 (0.4) NA 89 (2.9) 62 (2.8)
  1. Hospitals # 2, 4, 7 and 8 maintained data only on the total number of admissions in the neonatal unit and not on the numbers of inborn and out-born babies
  2. NA - Not available; X – Not applicable; a - Information relevant to birth weight was not available for all babies from the hospital record sections, hence percentage of babies below 2500 g. was not calculated for these centers; b- out-born newborns with suspected infection, sent to pediatric ward; c- All out-born admissions are sent to pediatric ward; d - Private, Not for Profit Hospital; UG Uganda, Indo Indonesia