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Table 7 Percentages of triplet pairs per BW discordance category

From: Birth weight in a large series of triplets

BW discordance Heaviest - lightest Heaviest - middle Middle - ligthest
< 10% 17.9/14.8% 60.1/60.0% 48.6/47.7%
10 - 14.9% 18.9/19.1% 18.9/17.2% 18.7/19.1%
15 - 19.9% 16.6/19.6% 12.0/11.7% 12.8/11.2%
20 - 24.9% 14.1/12.8% 4.9/5.1% 5.6/5.4%
25 - 29.9% 11/7.9% 1.8/2.5% 4.9/4.9%
≥ 30% 21.5/25.8% 2.3/3.5% 9.5/11.7%
  1. BW = birth weight. First presented percentage is calculated from triplets registered at the NTR, het second percentage is based on a national sample of triplets born in the Netherlands between 2000 and 2006, including triplets that deceased before 28 days after birth.