Table 1

ONS and NNRD data for all term births in England over time 2011–2013

Year (total number of births ≥37 weeks in England as per ONS)
2011 (n=630 376), n (%)2012 (n=640 763), n (%)2013 (n=612 816), n (%)Total 2011–2013 (n=1 883 955), n (%)
Gestation (completed weeks) (% of all term births in England ONS)
 3739 116 (6.2)41 870 (6.5)42 212 (6.9)123 198 (6.5)
 3889 031 (14.1)91 233 (14.2)87 517 (14.3)267 781 (14.2)
 39153 500 (24.4)160 370 (25.0)157 554 (25.7)471 424 (25.0)
 40185 401 (29.4)187 529 (29.3)178 297 (29.1)551 227 (29.3)
 41135 806 (21.5)134 049 (20.9)125 399 (20.5)395 254 (21.0)
 4225 391 (4.0)23 826 (3.7)20 307 (3.3)69 524 (3.7)
 ˃422131 (0.3)1886 (0.3)1530 (0.2)5547 (0.3)
Term admissions to neonatal care (NNRD), number of term babies ≥37 weeks (% of term births in England ONS)41 045 (6.5)45 759 (7.1)46 887 (7.7)133 691 (7.1)
Reasons for admission, number of term babies (% of term births in England ONS)
 Jaundice2320 (0.4)2699 (0.4)3013 (0.5)8032 (0.4)
 Other30 503 (4.8)35 821 (5.6)38 446 (6.3)104 770 (5.6)
 Missing8222 (1.3)7239 (1.1)5428 (0.9)20 889 (1.1)
  • NNRD, National Neonatal Research Database; ONS, Office of National Statistics.