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To ask the Scottish Government how many low birthweight babies were born in (a) 1999, (b) 2007 and (c) 2014, also expressed as a percentage of all live births.


Answered by Maureen Watt (02/09/2015):

The following table shows the number of low birthweight live babies (<2500g), all live births and low birthweight live babies (<2500g) expressed as a percentage of all live births for the financial years ending 31 March 1999, 2007 and 2013, the latest information published by ISD. Information for 2014 is not yet available.

Low Birthweight Live Babies (<2500g) as a Percentage of All Live Births,

Scotland, Year Ending 31 March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial year

 

All live births

 

Low birthweight live births (<2500g)

 

Percentage of all live births

 

1999

56266

3925

7.0

2007

54832

3781

6.9

2013

56192

3570

6.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: SMR02, ISD Scotland


Current Status: Answered by Maureen Watt on 02/09/2015
 
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