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Table 2 Anthropometric measurements, gestation and hemoglobin levels of women at birth

From: A cross-sectional study of determinants of birth weight of neonates in the Greater Accra region of Ghana

Parameters and levels N (%)
Gestation at birth (weeks)
 Less than 30 28 (2.9)
 30–34.9 139 (14.4)
 35–39.9 589 (61.1)
 40 and above 208 (21.6)
Systolic blood pressure at birth (mm Hg)
 Less than 90 8 (0.8)
 90–119.9 590 (61.2)
 120–149.9 312 (32.4)
 150 and above 54 (5.6)
Diastolic blood pressure at birth (mm Hg)
 Less than 60 74 (7.7)
 60–89.9 783 (81.2)
 90–119.9 97 (10.1)
 120 and above 10 (1.0)
Hemoglobin at birth (g/dl)
 Less than 9 67 (7.0)
 9–9.9 134 (13.9)
 10–10.9 233 (24.2)
 11–11.9 246 (25.6)
 12–12.9 184 (19.1)
 13 and above 98 (10.2)
BMI at birth (kg/m2)
 Less than 20.0 42 (4.5)
 20.0–29.9 538 (58.0)
 30.0–39.9 312 (33.6)
 40 and above 36 (3.9)