Table 3

Survival per birth weight category

BHKCHTotal
Surviving infantsSurviving infantsSurviving infants
n/totalPer centn/totalPer centn/totalPer cent
Weight at birth
 ELBW (<1000 g)0/2503/20153/457
 VLBW (1000–1499 g)54/1144749/8359103/19752
 LBW (1500–1999 g)222/27880106/12982328/40781
 LBW (2000–2499 g)656/68496148/16391804/84795
 All932/110185306/395771238/149683
  • BH, Bwaila Hospital; ELBW, extremely low birth weight; KCH, Kamuzu Central Hospital; LBW, low birth weight; VLBW, very low birth weight.