Low birth weight live births

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This dataset contains counts of low birth weight (less than 2500 grams) live births occurring in the calendar year in England and Wales to mothers usually resident in England and Wales.

Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Publisher: Neighbourhood Statistics

Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), Government Office Region (GOR), National

Geographic coverage: England and Wales

Time coverage: 1999 to 2007

Type of data: Administrative data

Update frequency: Annually
Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-524
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 101000: England, Wales
Update frequency: Annually
Temporal coverage from: 1999
Precision: #The data give the number of live births of low birth weight in an area but on their own do not facilitate useful comparisons between areas due to differences in the total number of live births occurring in one area as compared with another. #Live births where birth weight information is missing are not included in this dataset. The percentage of live births with missing birth weight information was 0.13%. Stillbirths are also excluded.
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Temporal coverage to: 2007