Table 2

Immediate causes of deaths for neonates

Immediate cause of neonatal deathsNeonates, n (%)
Hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy/perinatal asphyxia15 (31)
Respiratory distress syndrome of prematurity11 (23)
Apnoea—prolonged7 (15)
Sepsis9 (19)
Meningitis1
Kernicterus1
Hypovolemic shock1
Meconium aspiration1
Syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion1
Tracheo-oesophageal fistula1
Total48
  • ADH, antidiuretic hormone.