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Table 2 Summary of reporting of birthweight for livebirths, EN-INDEPTH survey (n = 14,411)

From: Birthweight data completeness and quality in population-based surveys: EN-INDEPTH study

  Overall number of babies included Mother reported baby weighed
n (%)
Birthweight not known by mother
n (%)
Overall mean birthweight (kg)
(95%CI)
Low birthweight overall
n (%)
Overall 14411 8993 (62.4) 1233 (13.7) 3.06 (3.04–3.08) 1076 (13.9)
Child’s characteristics
Sex
 Female 7161 4443 (62.1) 612 (13.8) 3.00 (2.97–3.02) 567 (14.8)
 Male 7265 4550 (62.8) 622 (13.7) 3.12 (3.09–3.15) 509 (13.0)
Vital status
 Neonatal death 376 158 (42.1) 41 (25.9) 2.88 (2.75–3.01) 36 (30.6)
 Post-neonatal survivor 14030 8835 (63.0) 1192 (13.5) 3.06 (3.04–3.08) 1040 (13.6)
Site
 Bandim 2560 1775 (69.3) 141 (8.0) 3.20 (3.15–3.25) 195 (11.9)
 Dabat 1931 460 (23.8) 215 (46.8) 3.07 (3.00–3.14) 21 (8.5)
 IgangaMayuge 1968 1634 (83.1) 13 (0.8) 3.24 (3.19–3.28) 16 (9.9)
 Matlab 4416 3042 (68.9) 307 (10.1) 2.83 (2.80–2.87) 600 (22.0)
 Kintampo 3532 2082 (59.0) 557 (26.7) 3.11 (3.08–3.15) 100 (6.6)
Place of birth
 Facility 8756 7451 (85.1) 965 (13.0) 3.10 (3.07–3.12) 764 (11.8)
 Home 4526 560 (12.4) 146 (26.1) 3.03 (2.92 – 3.15) 74 (17.9)
 Unknown 964 870 (90.3) 117 (13.4) 2.77 (2.71–2.83) 216 (28.7)
Time from birth to survey
 < 1 year 4025 2589 (64.3) 249 (9.6) 3.10 (3.06–3.14) 245 (10.4)
 1–< 2 years 3610 2291 (63.5) 291 (12.7) 3.08 (3.04–3.12) 276 (13.8)
 2–< 3 years 2759 1709 (61.9) 267 (15.6) 3.03 (2.98–3.07) 215 (14.9)
 3–< 4 years 1972 1247 (63.2) 211 (16.9) 3.01 (2.96–3.06) 169 (16.3)
 4–< 5 years 1273 759 (59.6) 128 (16.8) 3.02 (2.96–3.09) 112 (17.7)
 5 or more years 767 398 (51.9) 88 (22.1) 2.98 (2.90–3.08) 60 (19.3)
Mother’s characteristics
Education
 None 3958 1540 (38.9) 423 (27.5) 3.11 (3.07–3.17) 133 (11.9)
 Primary 4509 2886 (64.01) 440 (15.2) 3.11 (3.07–3.14) 301 (12.3)
 Secondary 4930 3682 (74.7) 326 (8.9) 2.99 (2.96–3.02) 554 (16.5)
 Higher 1010 886 (87.8) 44 (5.0) 3.11 (3.06–3.16) 88 (10.5)
Socioeconomic status
 1 (poorest) 3149 1618 (51.4) 224 (13.8) 3.04 (2.99–3.09) 221 (15.9)
 2 2884 1701 (59.0) 217 (12.8) 3.04 (2.99–3.08) 242 (16.3)
 3 2813 1704 (60.6) 238 (14.0) 3.02 (2.98–3.06) 223 (15.2)
 4 2839 1952 (68.8) 282 (14.4) 3.07 (3.03–3.11) 219 (13.1)
 5 (richest) 2722 2018 (74.1) 273 (13.5) 3.11 (3.07–3.15) 170 (9.7)
Parity
 1 2413 1833 (73.6) 187 (10.6) 2.96 (2.92–2.99) 264 (16.6)
 2 3653 2545 (68.1) 288 (11.6) 2.99 (2.95–3.02) 338 (15.4)
 3 2734 1732 (62.5) 226 (13.3) 3.04 (3.00–3.09) 214 (14.5)
 4 1798 1061 (58.4) 162 (15.4) 3.13 (3.07–3.19) 102 (11.5)
 5+ 3808 1972 (51.8) 370 (18.8) 3.23 (3.18–3.28) 158 (9.9)
Age
 < 20 504 335 (66.4) 26 (7.7) 2.91 (2.82–3.00) 55 (17.9)
 20–24 3090 1992 (64.5) 229 (11.5) 3.00 (2.96–3.04) 260 (14.8)
 25–29 4024 2596 (64.5) 335 (12.9) 3.01 (2.97–3.05) 358 (15.8)
 30–34 3182 2017 (63.4) 251 (12.4) 3.12 (3.08–3.16) 219 (12.4)
 35+ 3605 2053 (57.0) 393 (19.2) 3.15 (3.11–3.19) 184 (11.1)
  1. Rounded numbers based on weighted counts presented and may not sum to 14,411