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Low-birthweight babies (% of births)

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
1998 5.90
2010 7.30


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition