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Table 3 Comparison of reporting of birthweight for livebirths by card and recall, EN-INDEPTH survey (n = 7760)

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

  Birthweight from recall Birthweight from card
Number of babies Mean birthweight (kg) (95% CI) Low birthweight
n (%)
Number of babies Mean birthweight (kg) (95% CI) Low birthweight
n (%)
Overall 4702 3.01 (2.98–3.04) 802 (17.1) 3057 3.13 (3.10–3.16) 274 (9.0)
Child’s characteristics
Sex
 Female 2329 2.96 (2.92–2.99) 420 (18.0) 1503 3.06 (3.02–3.09) 147 (9.8)
 Male 2374 3.06 (3.03–3.10) 382 (16.1) 1555 3.20 (3.16–3.24) 128 (8.2)
Vital status
 Neonatal death 102 2.88 (2.74–3.03) 31 (30.1) 15 2.82 (2.48–3.16) 5 (34.2)
 Post-neonatal survivor 4600 3.01 (2.99–3.04) 771 (16.8) 3042 3.13 (3.10–3.16) 269 (8.9)
Site
 Bandim 441 3.29 (3.18–3.40) 70 (15.9) 1193 3.17 (3.12–3.22) 129 (10.6)
 Dabat 215 3.08 (3.01–3.16) 18 (8.4) 29 2.97 (2.80–3.15) 3 (8.9)
 IgangaMayuge 1165 3.25 (3.20–3.31) 114 (9.8) 456 3.20 (3.12–3.27) 45 (9.8)
 Matlab 2692 2.84 (2.80–2.87) 589 (21.9) 44 2.71 (2.51–2.90) 12 (26.1)
 Kintampo 189 3.28 (3.19–3.37) 10 (5.5) 1336 3.09 (3.06–3.12) 92 (6.8)
Mother’s characteristics
Education
 No education 315 3.13 (3.00–3.25) 62 (19.6) 802 3.12 (3.06–3.17) 76 (9.4)
 Primary 1249 3.08 (3.02–3.14) 204 (16.3) 1197 3.13 (3.09–3.18) 97 (8.0)
 Secondary 2445 2.94 (2.91–2.98) 461 (18.9) 910 3.12 (3.07–3.16) 94 (10.2)
 Higher 693 3.08 (3.02–3.14) 75 (10.8) 149 3.26 (3.13–3.38) 14 (8.9)
Socioeconomic status
 1 (poorest) 771 2.95 (2.87–3.02) 165 (21.4) 623 3.16 (3.10–3.22) 57 (9.1)
 2 823 2.96 (2.90–3.03) 179 (21.8) 661 3.13 (3.06–3.19) 63 (9.6)
 3 867 2.98 (2.92–3.04) 151 (17.4) 600 3.08 (3.02–3.15) 73 (12.1)
 4 1051 3.04 (2.98–3.10) 167 (15.9) 619 3.12 (3.07–3.18) 52 (8.4)
 5 (richest) 1191 3.09 (3.04–3.13) 140 (11.8) 554 3.16 (3.10–3.22) 30 (5.3)
Parity
 1 1092 2.94 (2.90–2.99) 198 (18.1) 497 2.99 (2.94–3.04) 66 (13.3)
 2 1521 2.93 (2.88–2.97) 286 (18.8) 680 3.11 (3.06–3.17) 52 (7.6)
 3 932 2.96 (2.90–3.03) 175 (18.7) 549 3.18 (3.11–3.25) 40 (7.2)
 4 434 3.16 (3.06–3.26) 54 (12.5) 454 3.11 (3.03–3.18) 48 (10.6)
 5+ 723 3.26 (3.19–3.33) 89 (12.4) 878 3.20 (3.14–3.26) 69 (7.9)
Age
 < 20 204 2.92 (2.80–3.03) 39 (19.1) 105 2.90 (2.76–3.03) 16 (15.6)
 20–24 1184 2.98 (2.93–3.03) 197 (16.7) 580 3.04 (2.98–3.10) 63 (10.9)
 25–29 1477 2.95 (2.90–2.99) 285 (19.3) 784 3.13 (3.07–3.18) 72 (9.2)
 30–34 1003 3.09 (3.04–3.15) 155 (15.4) 763 3.15 (3.09–3.22) 64 (8.4)
 35+ 834 3.09 (3.03–3.15) 126 (15.1) 826 3.20 (3.16–3.25) 59 (7.1)
  1. Rounded numbers based on weighted counts presented and may not sum to 7760