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Table 2 Average number of births per month, 2010–2014

From: Linear trends and seasonality of births and perinatal outcomes in Upper East Region, Ghana from 2010 to 2014

Month aAvg. No, of births Percentage Odds ratio 95 % CI
January 310 6.5 1 reference
February 336 7.0 1.09 0.98–1.17
March 371 7.8 1.21 1.14–1.30
April 420 8.8 1.39 1.24–1.48
May 435 9.1 1.44 1.36–1.49
June 389 8.2 1.23 1.18–1.29
July 351 7.4 1.14 1.06–1.21
August 376 7.9 1.23 1.16–1.29
September 504 10.6 1.70 1.59–1.78
October 493 10.3 1.66 1.58–1.72
November 421 8.8 1.49 1.38–1.57
December 360 7.6 1.25 1.19–1.32
Total 4,766 100.0   
  1. χ2 for trend: 33.3; p-value: <0.0001; acorrected for unequal month length using 30 days