Table 1

Descriptive statistics for the 2001 sample populations

Birth Cohort

# Births

# Deaths

CDR

Birth Weight (grams)


Min

Mean

Median

Max


Eur. Am. F.

1,023,583

3,558

3.48

500

3342

3365

6350

Eur. Am. M.

1,076,814

4,880

4.53

500

3461

3487

7858

Af. Am. F.

255,758

1,865

7.29

500

3092

3135

7002

Af. Am. M.

264,130

2,545

9.64

500

3200

3260

7220


Eur. = European; Af. = African; Am. = American; F. = females; M. = males

CDR = Crude death rate (death per 1000 births)

Gage et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:86   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-10-86

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