Asks about weights of new-born children to assess nutrition status related to
living standards. Record kilograms and one digit after the comma. Due to the fact that “Children
weighing less than 2,5 kg” is an important indicator, to assess nutritional status therefore, when
cases are close to 2,5 kg, the interviewer should again ask the mother how much the child
weighed after birth, higher or lower than 2,5 kg. For cases where the child was not weighed let
the mother estimate her child's weight.
refering to the latest child born, that is the live born child that
the woman gave birth to most recently in relation to the interview date, regardless of whether that
child is currently dead or alive.