TABLE 7.

Panel Opinion: Overall Neonatal Care of Infants in Good Condition at Birth

Grading of Standard of CareInfants Who Died, % (n = 196)Infants Who Survived, % (n = 301)Crude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR* (95% CI)
Good43 (21.9)159 (52.8)11
Acceptable35 (17.9)77 (25.6)1.68 (1.00–2.83)1.68 (0.98–2.88)
Substandard, minor56 (28.6)45 (14.9)4.60 (2.74–7.72)4.88 (2.87–8.29)
Substandard, major62 (31.6)20 (6.6)11.46 (6.25–21.02)11.53 (6.21–21.41)
P value<.001<.001
  • Data are n (%) unless otherwise stated; % was calculated from the number of infants for whom the information was provided (information was missing for 1 infant who died and for 2 of the control subjects).

  • * Adjusted for gender and birth weight ≤5th centile.

  • Test for trend across type of care and its effect on mortality.