Table 5

Predictors of young infant mortality at 7 and 42 days follow-up by multivariate logistic regression models

7 Days42 Days
OR95% CIOR95% CI
Prematurity (<37 weeks)2.211.19 to 4.092.891.67 to 5.00
Twin delivery3.871.56 to 9.642.801.10 to 7.15
Caesarean section1.930.92 to 4.032.211.15 to 4.23
<4 antenatal care visits1.761.02 to 3.021.891.14 to 3.14
Not placed in left lateral position*1.670.62 to 4.462.441.06 to 5.61
Maternal heart rate ≥100*1.570.70 to 3.522.211.13 to 4.35
  • *When controlled by state these variables were no longer statistically significant.