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Table 4 Mother’s and neonatal’s characteristics associated with neonatal septicaemia

From: Bacteriological profile, antibiotic susceptibility and factors associated with neonatal Septicaemia at Kilembe mines hospital, Kasese District Western Uganda

Variables Odds Ratios p-value 95% CI
Mothers factors
Mothers’ age
 25-35 years 0.336 0.018 0.136–0.832
 36 and above 0.225 0.002 0.086–0.591
Mothers’ parity
 Multiparous 0.751 0.522 0.313–1.802
 Grand multiparous 1.262 0.609 0.516–3.092
Occupation
 Employed 0.281 0.001 0.132–0.600
Education level (none)
 Primary 0.868 0.829 0.240–3.135
 Secondary 0.939 0.920 0.276–3.194
 Tertiary 0.215 0.023 0.057–0.807
Mode of delivery
 SVD 3.281 0.013 1.290–8.344
 Assisted delivery 2.007 0.126 0.822–4.900
ANC attendance
 More than 4 time 0.438 0.028 0.209–0.916
UTI during pregnancy
 Yes 2.252 0.031 1.078–4.705
Premature rupture of membranes
 Yes 2.810 0.007 1.320–5.982
Prolonged labor
 Yes 1.145 0.713 0.556–2.358
Foul Smelling liquor
 Yes 2.224 0.033 1.065–4.644
Residence
 Urban 0.247 0.000 0.114–0.539
Neonates factors
Birth weight
 ≥2500 g 3.385 0.004 1.470–7.791
Apgarscore 1st min
 ≥6 0.173 0.000 0.068–0.435
Apgarscore 5th min
 ≥6 0.360 0.016 0.157–0.823
Resuscitation
 Yes   0.355 0.006 0.168–0.747
Age category
 72 h-4wks 0.962 0.918 0.465–1.992