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Birth Weight for Gestational Age

Creator: Public Health Agency of Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Maternal and Child Health

Tags: low birthweight

Date: 1994-1996



“The Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System (CPSS) has developed this new population-based Canadian reference for birth weight for gestational age, which included data on all singleton infants born in Canada (with the exception of the province of Ontario) between 1994 and 1996 at 22 to 43 weeks gestation, comprising 347,570 males and 329,035 female infants.”