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Table 1 Number of weight observations according to postnatal age and birth weight category

From: Changes in the body weight of term infants, born in the tropics, during the first seven days of life

Age Number of observations Number of observations (% of all observations)
Normal birth weight Low birth weight SGA
Birth (Day 1) 466 359 (77.0) 103 (22.1) 74 (15.9)
Day 2 462 359 (77.7) 103 (22.6) 74 (16.0)
Day 3 455 355 (78.0) 100 (22.0) 71 (15.6)
Day 4 194 107 (55.2) 87 (44.8) 58 (29.9)
Day 5 190 104 (53.6) 86 (45.3) 58 (30.5)
Day 6 190 104 (53.6) 86 (45.3) 58 (30.5)
Day 7 189 104 (55.0) 84 (44.4) 57 (30.2)