Table 1

Birth variables : year of inclusion in delivery records, Gothenburg, Sweden

Variable Home births1-150 Hospital delivery
Maternal marital status18811827
Maternal age18811839
Maternal parity18811839
Birth weight19121878
Birth length19171878
Head circumference19261880
DLMP 19121893
Maternal proteinuria19121893
Placenta weight1918
Maturity determination19121927
  • 1-150 Home births = midwife records for home deliveries. Hospital delivery = midwife records in hospital. DLMP = date of last menstrual period.