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Percentage of low birth weight (LBW) newborns    [en]
Class: Indicator, Datatype: Numeric
Created on 11/10/16 by root    Last updated 10/13/17

Names & Synonyms

Percentage of low birth weight (LBW) newborns   Fully Specified   [en]

Descriptions

Percentage of live births that weigh less than 2,500 g out of the total live births during the same time period   [en]

Custom Attributes

HMIS-Category-2
C1.2 Nutrition
HMIS-Category-3
HMIS-Category-1
C1: Access to Health Service
Interpretation
The LBW proportion is a rough summary measure of many factors, including maternal nutrition (duri...
HMIS-Category-4
Applicable Reporting Units
HP, HC/Clinic, Hospital, WorHO, ZHD/ScHO, RHB, FMOH
Disaggregation
None
Denominator
Total number of live births weighed
Numerator
Number of live-born babies with birth weight less than 2,500 g
Reporting Frequency
Monthly
Multiplier
100
Primary Sources
Service delivery tally for (HP), Delivery Register

Mappings

None

Inverse Mappings

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