Lithuania - Low birthweight babies
Low-birthweight babies (% of births)
Low-birthweight babies (% of births) in Lithuania was 4.40 as of 2001. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 4.40 in 2001, while its lowest value was 3.80 in 1980.
Definition: Low-birthweight babies are newborns weighing less than 2,500 grams, with the measurement taken within the first hours of life, before significant postnatal weight loss has occurred.
Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.
Topic: Health Indicators