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Table 1 Sample characteristics at birth obtained from medical records

From: An investigation of factors identified at birth in relation to anxiety and depression in old age: the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)

  N= Mean Proportion (%) Standard deviation
Birth weight (kg) 406 3.47 - 0.51
Birth length (cm) 406 50.30 - 2.04
Head circumference (cm) 400 34.47 - 1.66
Ponderal Index 406 2.65 - 0.22
Mother’s pelvic size (cm) 382 26.05 - 1.30
Mother’s age (years) 406 29.24 - 5.73
Parity 406 2.57 - 1.94
Gestational time (weeks) 406 39.67 - 1.18
Gender (% female) 406 - 54.2% -
Mother’s condition after birth (% poor) 406 - 9.9% -
Tuberculosis in family (% yes) 406 - 10.8% -
CVD in family (% yes) 406 - 11.6% -
Mother’s condition at discharge (% poor) 406 - 23.2% -
Complications birth (% yes) 406 - 9.6% -
Father’s occupation (% manual/unskilled) 406 - 59.4% -
Unmarried (% yes) 406 - 3.9% -
Teeth lower jaw (% poor) 394 - 57.9% -
Payment (% not insurance) 289 - 57.1% -
Number of diseases (%>1) 406 - 30.0% -