Risk and protective factors
Maternal and family
Low birth weight
Figure 1. Low birthweight prevalence, 3 year average, South Gloucestershire, South West and England, 2000/02-2010/12.
Source: Children and Young People Mental Health and Wellbeing Tool, Public Health England, Fingertips
Low birth weight prevalence has fluctuated in the last 15 years between 6% to 8% which is relatively similar to that of England (7.5%-8%)