Table 3

Perinatal outcomes. Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study 1987–1990

Perinatal outcome

DHR subset (570)

High risk referred subset (116)

Total cohort (686)


Mean birth weight gms (sd)

3098 g (601)

2639 (830)

3020 g (668)

LBW n (%)

76 (13)

46 (40)

122 (18)

Mean gestational age wks (sd)

38.9 (1.72)

37.7 (2.63)

38.7 (1.95)

SGA n (%)

126 (25)

41 (41)

167 (24)

Preterm n (%)

37 (7)

26 (26)

63 (10)

Mean PI (sd)

2.60 (0.26)

2.48 (0.28)

2.58 (0.26)


Sayers et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2003 3:1   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-3-1

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