MLHU - Health Status Resource

Figure 12.1.12: Large for gestational age (LGA) births

Rate per 100 live births, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2006 to 2017

Figure 12.1.12: Large for gestational age (LGA) births
Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), Date Extracted: Oct 4, 2018, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH Ontario

The rate of large for gestational (LGA) births in Middlesex-London was 10.1 per 100 live births in 2017.

Rates of LGA births in Middlesex-London, Ontario and the Peer Group followed a similar pattern from 2006 to 2017. During this period, rates in Middlesex-London were not significantly different from Ontario or the Peer Group.

LGA birth rates were consistently higher among the rural population of Middlesex-London compared to the urban population from 2006 to 2017; however, the differences were not statistically significant.