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Appendix A

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.

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%)