Influence of maternal factors and sex of newborn on birthweight.

  title={Influence of maternal factors and sex of newborn on birthweight.},
  author={Hansraj Yadav},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  volume={43 3},
This paper explores the effective use of six characteristics of the mother and one characteristic of the baby in predicting the birth weight of the baby using stepwise multiple regression. Three variables, Le. the weight of the mother, the sex of the baby and the number of antenatal visits the mother made to the clinic, significantly predicted the birthweight of the baby. It is possible that other more important variables not considered in this model might better predict the birthweight of the… CONTINUE READING