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Table 4 Comparison of reporting of birthweight for neonatal deaths and surviving livebirths, EN-INDEPTH survey (n = 7760)

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

  Neonatal deaths Post-neonatal survivor
Number of babies Mean birthweight (kg) (95% CI) Low birthweight
n (%)
Number of babies Mean birthweight (kg) (95% CI) Low birthweight
n (%)
Overall 117 2.88 (2.75–3.01) 36 (30.6) 7643 3.06 (3.04–3.08) 1040 (13.6)
Child’s characteristics
Sex
 Female 43 2.86 (2.65–3.07) 13 (30.8) 3789 3.00 (2.97–3.02) 554 (14.6)
 Male 74 2.89 (2.72–3.06) 23 (30.5) 3854 3.12 (3.09–3.15) 487 (12.6)
Site
 Bandim 35 3.24 (3.06–3.45) 5 (15.8) 1599 3.20 (3.15–3.25) 186 (11.8)
 Dabat 3 3.44 (2.69–4.19) 0 (11.1) 241 3.06 (2.99–3.13) 20 (8.4)
 IgangaMayuge 23 3.15 (2.89–3.42) 5 (21.0) 1598 3.24 (3.19–3.28) 155 (9.7)
 Matlab 49 2.48 (2.28–2.68) 22 (45.2) 2686 2.84 (2.81–2.87) 578 (21.5)
 Kintampo 7 2.63 (2.08–3.18) 3 (42.1) 1519 3.12 (3.08–3.15) 98 (6.4)
Mother’s characteristics
Education
 None 15 3.13 (2.76–3.50) 3 (22.5) 1102 3.11 (3.06–3.17) 130 (11.8)
 Primary 36 2.99 (2.75–3.23) 10 (28.3) 2410 3.10 (3.07–3.15) 291 (12.1)
 Secondary 51 2.77 (2.59–2.95) 17 (33.6) 3304 2.99 (2.96–3.02) 537 (16.2)
 Higher 15 2.73 (2.30–3.12) 5 (34.2) 827 3.12 (3.07–3.17) 83 (10.0)
Socioeconomic status
 1 (poorest) 23 2.99 (2.79–3.19) 6 (25.0) 1371 3.04 (2.99–3.09) 215 (15.7)
 2 21 2.77 (2.48–3.06) 9 (41.4) 1463 3.04 (2.99–3.09) 234 (16.0)
 3 25 2.70 (2.38–3.02) 10 (38.2) 1441 3.03 (2.98–3.07) 214 (14.8)
 4 20 3.05 (2.72–3.38) 4 (22.2) 1650 3.07 (3.03–3.11) 215 (13.0)
 5 (richest) 28 2.90 (2.61–3.19) 7 (26.3) 1717 3.11 (3.07–3.15) 163 (9.5)
Parity
 1 14 2.79 (2.47–3.11) 4 (32.4) 1575 2.96 (2.93–2.99) 259 (16.5)
 2 36 2.91 (2.71–3.10) 10 (27.3) 2165 2.98 (2.95–3.02) 328 (15.2)
 3 22 2.68 (2.34–3.06) 8 (35.6) 1459 3.05 (3.00–3.10) 206 (14.1)
 4 17 2.75 (2.40–3.10) 7 (40.4) 871 3.14 (3.08–3.20) 95 (10.9)
 5+ 29 3.10 (2.81–3.40) 7 (24.4) 1572 3.24 (3.19–3.29) 152 (9.6)
Age
 < 20 4 2.35 (1.79–2.91) 2 (50.0) 305 2.91 (2.83–3.01) 53 (17.4)
 20–24 31 2.77 (2.50–3.04) 11 (34.5) 1732 3.00 (2.96–3.04) 250 (14.4)
 25–29 28 2.80 (2.55–3.05) 9 (31.2) 2233 3.01 (2.97–3.04) 349 (15.6)
 30–34 25 3.11 (2.83–3.38) 7 (26.1) 1741 3.12 (3.08–3.16) 212 (12.2)
 35+ 29 2.95 (2.68–3.21) 8 (26.9) 1631 3.15 (3.11–3.20) 177 (10.8)
  1. Rounded numbers are based on weighted counts presented and may not sum to 7760. Calculations are based on unrounded numbers