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Table 2 Mean Birth Weight (BW) and gestational age of the preterm and term babies

From: The effects of birth weight and gender on neonatal mortality in north central Nigeria

  Birth weight (kg) Gestational age (weeks) No. %
LOW BW 1.84 ± 0.17 26.46 ± 1.98 87 31.3
Preterm 1.88 ± 0.47 30.62 ± 3.65 81 29.1
Term SGA 2.27 ± 0.02 37.33 ± 0.27 6 2.2
NORMAL BW 2.60 ± 0.26 39.89 ± 1.02 188 67.6
Preterm 2.64 ± 0.04 36.00 ± 0.00 6 2.2
Term 3.02 ± 0.50 38.29 ± 0.99 182 65.5
Term LGA 4.81 ± 1.10 38.00 ± 0.00 3 1.1