In 2013, there were approximately 2,285 live births to mothers whose usual residence is within Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG.
Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG: Number of live births (2011-2013)
|Localities||Number of live births||2011-13|
|Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG||2,380||2,340||2,285||7,010|
Note. Values are rounded to the nearest 5, totals may not sum due to rounding. Due to recording differences, values may vary slightly from the ONS usual residences tables.
Mothers Under the Age of 20
Young mothers (first time mothers under the age of 20) are a target group for the work of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP). Not all hospital maternity records used a “flag” for first time mothers, therefore the information provided relates to all mothers under the age of 20; the majority of these women will be first time mothers. Of the total number of live births in Horsham and Mid Sussex, 2.0% were to women under the age of 20 years.
Live Births to Mothers Aged Under 20yrs in Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG (2011-13)
|Localities||Proportion of Live Births to mothers <20yrs||Total 2011-2013|
|Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG||2.1%||2.2%||2.0%||2.1%|
Low Birth Weight
In 2013, approximately 5.4%% of live births in Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG were recorded to be of low birth weight (less than 2.5kg); this accounts for around 120-130 live births in the CCG.
The proportion of live births that are of low birth weight (<2.5kgs) in Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG (2011-13)
|Localities||Number of Live Births|
|Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG||6.6%||6.5%||5.4%|