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Table 5 Heaping indices for birthweight, overall and by card and recall (n = 7760)

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

  Bandim (Guinea-Bissau) Dabat (Ethiopia) IgangaMayuge (Uganda) Matlab (Bangladesh) Kintampo (Ghana) Overall
  Card Recall Card Recall Card Recall Card Recall Card Recall Card Recall
1000 g 0.0 0.8 1.0 2.0 4.0 9.0 0.0 1.5 0.3 1.0 1.5 1.8
1500 g 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.0 4.0 15.0 1.1 1.4 0.2 2.0 0.5 1.9
2000 g 0.1 1.6 2.0 10.5 18.0 18.6 4.0 1.9 0.3 0.4 1.0 2.8
2500 g 0.1 0.8 8.0 3.6 3.1 2.3 1.0 1.3 0.4 1.3 0.4 1.6
3000 g 0.1 1.1 2.0 4.6 5.9 8.3 1.2 1.7 0.4 0.4 0.6 2.7
3500 g 0.1 0.6 3.3 3.3 2.6 3.3 0.8 2.0 0.4 0.8 0.4 1.9
4000 g 0.1 0.7 3.0 11.7 3.0 3.9 0.0 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 2.0
  1. Calculated as: number of babies with a given birthweight / number of babies with a birthweight within 249 g above or below the given birthweight, e.g. number exactly on 1500 g / (number (1251 g to 1499 g) + number (1501 g to 1749 g))