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Table 3 Discharge status and outcome of neonates admitted to Kiwoko Hospital NICU (December 2005 through September 2008)

From: Demographics, clinical characteristics and neonatal outcomes in a rural Ugandan NICU

  All neonates Inborn Outborn
  % (No.) % (No.) (No.)
Discharge status       
 Alive at discharge 77.6 (578) 83.1 (379) 67.3 (140)
 Dead at discharge 22.4 (167) 16.9 (77) 32.7 (68)
  Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range)
Alive at discharge (days) (n = 447)       
 Duration of stay 6 (0–96) 5 (0–96) 7 (0–52)
 Age at discharge 8 (0–96) 6 (0–96) 15 (1–52)
Dead at discharge (days) (n = 140)       
 Duration of stay 5 (0–63) 5 (0–50) 6 (0–63)
 Age at death (0–64) 5 (0–50) 7 (0–64)
  1. Each analysis is based on available data for that measure, as such denominators differ depending on the response rate.