Cuba - Low birthweight babies
Low-birthweight babies (% of births)
Low-birthweight babies (% of births) in Cuba was 5.20 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 5.90 in 2001, while its lowest value was 5.10 in 2008.
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.
Topic: Health Indicators