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Table 3 Fetal related factors of study participants in Hawassa University comprehensive Specialized referral Hospital, Hawassa Sidama 2019

From: Determinants of stillbirths among women who gave birth at Hawassa university comprehensive specialized hospital, Hawassa, Sidama, Ethiopia 2019: a case-control study

Variables Category Cases
N (%)
Controls
N (%)
P-value
Fetal status at admission Normal 38 (35.8) 224 (70.4) 0.0001
In distress 68 (64.2) 94 (29.6)
Cord prolapsed Yes 10 (9.4) 9 (2.8) 0.004
No 96 (90.6) 309 (97.2)
Congenital anomalies Yes 21 (19.8) 16 (5.0) 0.0003
No 85 (80.2) 302 (95.0)
Gestational age < 37 weeks 36 (34.0) 65 (20.4) 0.014
37 to 42 51 (48.1) 195 (61.3)
> 42 weeks 19 (17.9) 58 (18.2)
Fetal birth weight LBW 34 (32.1) 52 (16.4) 0.002
NBW 61 (57.5) 235 (73.9)
Macrosomia 11 (10.4) 31 (9.7)
Fetal presentation Cephalic 73 (68.9) 203 (63.8) 0.347
Non-cephalic 33 (31.1) 115 (36.2)
Fetal sex Female 59 (55.7) 188 (59.1) 0.532
Male 47 (44.3) 130 (40.9)
  1. Notes: N Number while, (%) represents a percent. LBW Low birth weight, NBW Normal birth weight