Figure 6: Infant mortality rate for pre-term babies was lower in 2016
Infant mortality rate by gestational weeks for England and Wales, 2015 and 2016 birth cohorts
Source: Office for National Statistics
- Deaths occurring in a calendar year.
- Infant – deaths of those aged under 1 year.
- Pre-term – 24 to 36 weeks.
- Term – 37 to 41 weeks.
- Post-term – 42 weeks or over.
- Excludes those with low gestational age inconsistent with birthweight, or gestational age not stated.
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