Figure 12.1.10: High birth weight
Rate per 100 live births, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2006 to 2017
The high birth weight rate in Middlesex-London was 1.6 per 100 live births in 2017. Between 2006 and 2017, the rates for Middlesex-London, Ontario and the Peer Group were similar and were steady over time.
The high birth weight rate among the urban population of Middlesex-London was 1.6 per 100 live births in 2017, compared to 1.9 in the rural population (not shown). From 2011 to 2017, the high birth weight rate was higher in the rural population compared to the urban population, although the differences were not statistically significant.