Table 2

Trends in causes of neonatal mortality in Ballabgarh

Causes 1972–74 (n=214) 1982–842-150(n=154) 1992–94 (n=59)
Prematurity/low birth weight41.650.733.8
Birth asphyxia3.75.810.2
Tetanus neonatorum25.76.51.7
Septicaemia9.120.3
Acute respiratory infection13.617.515.3
Diarrhoea5.12.61.7
Others including congenital abnormalities10.37.816.9
  • 2-150 p value <0.00001 1972–74 v1982–84. p value <0.00001 1972–74 v1992–94. p value <0.00001 1982–84 v1992–94.