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Table 9 Distribution of preterm births according to birthweight group. Uruguay

From: Global report on preterm birth and stillbirth (1 of 7): definitions, description of the burden and opportunities to improve data

Birth Weight
(Grams)
Uruguay
1986-2003
(n=476,571)
Pelotas
1982, 1993, 2004
(n=14,117)
3,000+ 3.0% 3.4%
2,500-2,999 14.6% 13.4%
2,000-2,499 49.0% 45.0%
1,500-1,999 84.8% 88.7%
<1,500 93.4% 97.5%
All 10.7% 11.0%
  1. Source: PAHO/WHO Latin American Center for Perinatal Health (Barros, unpublished permission granted by author)