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Definition

The incidence of low birthweight among liveborn singleton babies, as a proportion of liveborn singleton babies.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of low birthweight liveborn singleton babies born in the 2007 calendar year. Low birthweight is defined as less than 2,500 grams at birth.
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Denominator
Number of liveborn singleton babies born in the 2007 calendar year with a known birthweight.
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Computation
Population is newborn babies.
Excludes babies from multiple births, stillborn babies and babies with unknown birthweight.
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Disaggregation

Outcome Areas

Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description
Population is newborn babies.
Excludes babies from multiple births, stillborn babies and babies with unknown birthweight.
Numerators
Number of low birthweight liveborn singleton babies born in the 2007 calendar year. Low birthweight is defined as less than 2,500 grams at birth.
Denominators
Number of liveborn singleton babies born in the 2007 calendar year with a known birthweight.
Disaggregation

References

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