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Table 6 Newborn characteristics for infants born alive and ≥ 2500, by Global Network Region, 2010–2018

From: Neonatal deaths in infants born weighing ≥ 2500 g in low and middle-income countries

  Africa South Asia Central America
Zambia/Kenya DRC India Pakistan Guatemala
Newborn deaths by 28th day Newborns survived by 28th day Newborn deaths by 28th day Newborns survived by 28th day Newborn deaths by 28th day Newborns survived by 28th day Newborn deaths by 28th day Newborns survived by 28th day Newborn deaths by 28th day Newborns survived by 28th day
Births, N 1193 127,387 325 26,975 1721 166,849 1941 68,182 908 68,441
Preterm, N (%) 930/1134
(82.0)
110,938/122,852
(90.3)
268/325
(82.5)
23,230/26,897
(86.4)
1565/1684
(92.9)
156,270/163,795
(95.4)
1312/1813
(72.4)
59,129/66,112
(89.4)
815/883
(92.3)
63,207/
67,118
(94.2)
Birthweight, N (%) 1,041 126,930 305 26,949 1705 166,611 1,327 67,948 884 68,423
 2500–2700 g 181
(17.4)
12,328
(9.7)
54
(17.7)
4630
(17.2)
760
(44.6)
65,213
(39.1)
568
(42.8)
16,851
(24.8)
101
(11.4)
8,388
(12.3)
 2701–3000 g 357
(34.3)
39,143
(30.8)
104
(34.1)
9378
(34.8)
648
(38.0)
67,666
(40.6)
543
(40.9)
25,440
(37.4)
330
(37.3)
25,010
(36.6)
 3001–3500 g 300
(28.8)
53,179
(41.9)
102
(33.4)
9888
(36.7)
260
(15.2)
29,921
(18.0)
166
(12.5)
19,863
(29.2)
309
(35.0)
27,511
(40.2)
 > 3500 g 203
(19.5)
22,280
(17.6)
45
(14.8)
3053
(11.3)
37
(2.2)
3811
(2.3)
50
(3.8)
5794
(8.5)
144
(16.3)
7,514
(11.0)
Not placed on mother's chest after delivery, n/N (%) 525/1151
(45.6)
32,450/126,743
(25.6)
147/301
(48.8)
6261/26,962
(23.2)
1148/667
(68.9)
73,206/163,580
(44.8)
1798/1930
(93.2)
62,948/68,123
(92.4)
643/885
(72.7)
39,220/
67,460
(58.1)
Multiple Birth, n/N (%) 47/1193
(3.9)
1436/127,383
(1.1)
11/325
(3.4)
271/26,975
(1.0)
7/1721
(0.4)
481/166,832
(0.3)
11/1936
(0.6)
415/68,154
(0.6)
5/908
(0.6)
204/68,441
(0.3)
Gender, N (%) 1193 127,373 325 26,974 1720 166,842 1941 68,175 908 68,438
 Male 675
(56.6)
64,954
(51.0)
193
(59.4)
14,110
(52.3)
1023
(59.5)
87,787
(52.6)
1114
(57.4)
35,969
(52.8)
528
(58.1)
35,462
(51.8)
 Female 518
(43.4)
62,419
(49.0)
132
(40.6)
12,864
(47.7)
697
(40.5)
79,055
(47.4)
827
(42.6)
32,206
(47.2)
380
(41.9)
32,976
(48.2)
Congenital anomaly, N (%) 11
(4.0)
140
(0.1)
1
(1.3)
6
(0.0)
63
(12.3)
172
(0.1)
41
(5.6)
397
(0.6)
27
(6.0)
175
(0.3)
Hospitalization, N (%) 56
(22.8)
3776
(3.2)
7
(10.6)
67
(0.3)
186
(37.8)
1295
(0.8)
244
(35.9)
366
(0.6)
183
(41.2)
1,656
(2.4)
Resuscitation with bag and mask, N (%) 252
(21.6)
1622
(1.3)
137
(42.4)
282
(1.0)
753
(45.0)
3960
(2.4)
779
(40.3)
5765
(8.5)
130
(14.6)
770
(1.1)