Uruguay - Low birthweight babies
Low-birthweight babies (% of births)
Low-birthweight babies (% of births) in Uruguay was 8.70 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 8.70 in 2009, while its lowest value was 6.90 in 1988.
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