Table 1

Demographic characteristics of neonates and mothers included in the population-based study in Navrongo Health and Demographic Surveillance System: 1996–2012

VariableNumber%
Sex
 Female33 60649.8
 Male33 82550.2
Season of birth
 Dry37 41155.5
 Rainy30 02044.5
Year of birth
 199642226.3
 199742776.3
 199838285.7
 199941036.1
 200043526.5
 200140115.9
 200239675.9
 200340606.0
 200439235.8
 200537325.5
 200637445.6
 200739605.9
 200836405.4
 200937825.6
 201039105.8
 201139575.9
 201239635.9
Maternal education
 No education27 17540.3
 Primary21 26331.5
 Junior secondary school/middle school10 66715.8
 Secondary45356.7
 Tertiary17112.5
 Missing20803.2
Maternal age
 <20809012.0
 20–3442 97163.7
 35–15 74323.4
 Missing6270.9