Table 2

Active antenatal care, status at birth and mortality rates by gestational age

22 weeks23 weeks24 weeks25 weeks26 weeksTotal
n=185n=187n=188 n=190n=270n=1020
Active antenatal management, n (% of total)4 (2.2)9 (4.8)72 (38.3)134 (70.5)212 (78.5)431 (42.2)
 Antenatal steroids, n (% of total)2 (1.1)8 (4.3)70 (37.2)123 (64.7)193 (71.5)396 (38.8)
 Caesarean delivery, n (% of total)3 (1.6)2 (1.1)10 (5.3)42 (22.1)114 (42.2)171 (16.8)
 Magnesium sulfate, n (% of total)002 (1.1)8 (4.2)11 (4.1)21 (2.1)
Terminations of pregnancy, n (% of total)26 (14.0)17 (9.1)13 (6.9)14 (7.4)9 (3.3)79 (7.7)
Stillbirths, n (% of total)125 (67.6)118 (63.1)59 (31.4)21 (11.0)23 (8.5)346 (33.9)
Live births, n (% of total)34 (18.4)52 (27.8)116 (61.7)155 (81.6)238 (88.1)595 (58.3)
  Deaths in delivery room, n (% of live births)33 (97.0)47 (90.0)52 (45.0)13 (8.0)11 (4.0)156 (26.0)
  Deaths in NICU, n (% of live births)1 (3.0)5 (10.0)31 (27.0)48 (31.0)50 (21.0)135 (23.0)
  Alive at discharge, n (% of live births)0033 (28.0)94 (60.0)177 (74.0)304 (51.0)
  • NICU, neonatal intensive care unit.