Birthweight and gestational age: mothers' estimates compared with state and hospital records.

  • Rory Little
  • Published 1986 in American journal of public health


Birthweight and gestational age estimates made by research subjects were compared with values obtained from birth certificates and hospital records. Ninety-one per cent of mothers' estimates of their infant's birthweight and 88 per cent of their estimates of infant gestational age agreed with the delivery record. When the same mothers estimated their own… (More)


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