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Table 1 Newborn patient characteristics, weighted proportions (%)

From: Effective coverage of essential inpatient care for small and sick newborns in a high mortality urban setting: a cross-sectional study in Nairobi City County, Kenya

  Total (n = 1184) Public (n = 490) Mission (n = 221) Private (n = 473)
Age at admission
  <24 h 50.7 48.0 55.2 62.0
 1 day 20.0 23.0 15.5 6.3
 2–7 days 16.3 17.3 12.3 15.3
  >1 week 5.5 5.3 1.7 13.1
 Not recorded 7.5 6.4 15.2 3.3
Length of stay
  <7 days 63.8 64.3 81.4 55.0
 7–13 days 14.9 18.0 6.3 15.6
 14–28 days 7.5 8.4 0.9 9.7
  >28 days 4.7 3.9 3.2 6.3
 Not recorded 9.1 5.5 8.1 13.3
Sex
 Male 51.2 51.1 50.6 52.8
 Female 42.9 42.3 45.4 42.9
 Not recorded 5.9 6.6 3.9 4.3
Delivery mode
 Spontaneous 52.4 57.9 44.9 26.1
 Caesarean section 40.4 36.7 48.9 52.5
 Assisted or breech 1.3 0.7 1.9 4.4
 Not recorded 6.0 4.8 4.3 17.0
Birthweight
  <1 kg 1.2 0.8 0.6 4.8
 1–1.4 kg 6.2 6.5 2.1 10.9
 1.5–2.4 kg 21.9 23.4 13.7 24.3
 2.5–4 kg 58.8 59.7 67.5 39.2
  >4 kg 5.4 4.6 8.9 5.4
 Not recorded 6.4 4.9 7.2 15.3
Gestational age
 Very preterm (<32 wk) 7.0 7.0 2.2 14.6
 Moderate or late preterm (32–36 wk) 16.2 15.5 13.3 25.4
 Term (37–42 wk) 37.0 44.3 13.2 24.5
 Not recorded 39.8 33.1 71.3 35.5
Apgar at 5 min
 0–3 2.2 2.9 0.6 0.2
 4–6 14.6 15.9 12.9 8.2
 7–10 69.3 69.6 74.9 58.9
 Not recorded 13.8 11.6 11.5 32.8
HIV exposure status
 Exposed 4.4 5.0 3.2 2.6
 Not exposed 58.2 66.5 41.6 27.1
 Not recorded 37.3 28.5 55.2 70.4
  1. Weighted proportions ensure that each facility contributed to the results as a proportion of their contribution to the total admissions across facilities and within their sector. The total refers to weighted results across all 28 facilities