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Table 4 Association between birth weight of neonates and anthropometric characteristics of mothers

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

Parameters LBW NBW t-test
Gestation at birth (weeks) 34.8 ± 3.8 37.3 ± 3.3 <0.001
BMI at birth (kg/m2) 27.3 ± 5.4 29.0 ± 6.3 0.034
SBP (mm Hg) 122.2 ± 30.0 113.3 ± 17.0 <0.001
DBP (mm Hg) 75.6 ± 20.7 69.8 ± 13.2 0.001
HB (g/dl) 11.6 ± 8.4 11.2 ± 3.4 0.39