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Table 1 A comparison of the present study with the previous studies

From: Reference curves of birth weight, length, and head circumference for gestational ages in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Reference Study area Study population Study period Sample size Subjects Analysis
      All/live births All/Singleton GA (weeks) Method Congenital anomalies included Gender Mean ± SD by GA Percentiles by GA
Lubchenco [1, 25] US (Denver, Colorado) Colorado General Hospital 1948–61 7827 Live All 24–42 LMP No Yes No Yes
Niklasson [19] Sweden Medical birth registration 1977–81 475,588 Live Singleton 28–42 LMP & USG No Yes Yes No
Kramer [18] Canada, except Toronto Provinces 1994–96 676,605 All Singleton 22–43 USG Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alisyahbana [26] Indonesia 14 teaching hospitals 1990–91 5844 Live Singleton 34-44 LMP No Yes No Yes
Ulrich M [12] Denmark (Odense) Residents 1978 906 Live Singleton 25–43 USG & Dubowitz No Yes Yes No
Matthai [24] India (Velore) Christian hospital (n = 13,217) 1991–94 11,641 Live Singleton 37–41 Clinical &USG No (normal) Yes No Yes (only 10, 50, 90)
Fok [20] Hongkong Chinese origin (n = 104,258) 1998–2001 10,339 Live Singleton 24–43 (USG & Ballard) No Yes Yes Yes
Visser [21] The Netherland The Netherlands Perinatal Registry (n = 183,000) 2001 176,000 Live & intrapartum death Singleton 25 onwards LMP &USG Yes Yes Yes Yes
Present study Indonesia (Yogyakarta) Sardjito, 5 district hospitals, & 5 health centers (n = 59,609) 1998–2007 54,599 Live Singleton 26–42 (Dubowitz) No Yes Yes Yes