Variable Description

Name
BWT46
Label
Birth weight (Mother's information 1946)- coded in lbs [first digit] and ΒΌ lbs [second digit]
Dataset
Value Label Frequency % of valid % of all
-9799 Unknown (blank on rubric card) 0
0.00%
0.00%
-9699 Unknown (blank on rubric card) 35
0.65%
0.00%
0 10 lbs (pounds) 66
1.23%
0.00%
4 All weights over 11 lbs 20
0.37%
0.00%
Valid Invalid Min Max Mean
5362 0 -9699 93 6.04

Representation

Aggregation Method
Unspecified
Temporal
False
Geographic
False

Source Questions

17

48 questions before...

Total number of children (alive and dead) born to this mother?

How many

Baby's weight at birth? (If twins, give weight of each separately. Please check weight from records.) ... POUNDS ... OUNCES

Pounds
Ounces in pound
YY
UNCERTAIN
XX
NO ANSWER

How are you feeding baby?

1
BREAST ONLY
2
BREAST AND BOTTLE
3
BOTTLE ONLY
X
NO ANSWER
46 questions after...
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Lineage

  • 1946 The Maternity Services Study Dataset - BWT46
    Birth weight (Mother's information 1946)- coded in lbs [first digit] and ¼ lbs [second digit]
    • Baby's weight at birth? (If twins, give weight of each separately. Please check weight from records.) ... POUNDS ... OUNCES