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.

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Year Value
2001 5.90
2005 5.40
2007 5.20
2008 5.10
2009 5.10
2010 5.40
2011 5.30
2012 5.20

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition