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Table 5 Postoperative neonatal outcomes in relation to category of surgeon

From: Postoperative outcome of caesarean sections and other major emergency obstetric surgery by clinical officers and medical officers in Malawi

Neonatal outcome Clinical officers Medical officers Total
Alive and well 1604 (85.5%) 213 (83.2%) 1817 (85.2%)
Alive and unwell 70 (3.7%) 9 (3.5%) 79 (3.7%)
Stillbirth 160 (8.5%) 29 (11.3%) 189 (8.9%)
Early neonatal death 41 (2.2%) 4 (1.6%) 45 (2.1%)
No information -   1 (0.0%)
Total 1875 (100.0%) 256 (100.0%) 2131 (100.0%)
  1. Difference not statistically significant, p = 0.709