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Table 1 Distribution of perinatal mortality of non-hospital births in Nigeria according to socio-demographic factors (2003–2008) (N 1= 25, 817)

From: Correlates of poor perinatal outcomes in non-hospital births in the context of weak health system: the Nigerian experience

Demographic characteristics Number2 PNMR3(95% CI4) P value
Region    
North central 109 30 (26.7-38.0) 0.0257
North east 269 39 (35.3-46.6)  
North west 301 36 (33.6-43.3)  
South east 72 47 (39.1-59.7)  
South south 111 42 (35.2-52.4)  
South west 55 29 (25.9-43.3)  
Residence    
Urban 169 35 (28.9-42.0  
Rural 748 37 (33.5-40.1) 0.6406
Wealth index   
poorest 328 41 (35.7-46.8) 0.0117
Poorer 259 36 (31.2-42.5)  
Middle 157 31 (25.7-37.2)  
Richer 102 28 (22.3-36)  
Richest 71 47 (35.2-62.1)  
Age group    
15-19 71 50 (38.8-65.2) 0.1605
20-24 190 38 (32.2-45)  
25-29 225 33 (28.2-38.2)  
30-34 182 34 (28.6-40.8)  
35-39 127 34 (27.2-41.7)  
40-44 83 41 (30.9-54.3)  
45-49 39 42 (28.6-61.7)  
Mother education    
No education 541 35 (31.9-39.3) 0.7301
Primary 205 36 (29.9-42.1)  
Secondary 153 39 (32.5-47.5)  
Higher 18 43 (24.6-72.5)  
  1. 1Total number of births.
  2. 2Number of perinatal deaths.
  3. 3Perinatal mortality per 1000 live births.
  4. 4Confidence interval.