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|Org code||Eligible population( 1)||Number of women screened within 3 years||Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)|
|(1)This is the number of women in the resident population less those recorded as ineligible.|
1. Coverage is best assessed using the 53-64 age group as women may be first called at any time between their 50th and 53rd birthdays.
2. The coverage of the screening programme is the proportion of women resident and eligible who have had a test with a recorded result at least once in the previous three years (excluding those ineligible, e.g. those that have had a bilateral mastectomy)
KC63 The Information Centre
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many and what proportion of babies were born after less than (a) 28 weeks, (b) 27 weeks, (c) 26 weeks, (d) 25 weeks, (e) 24 weeks, (f) 23 weeks and (g) 22 weeks gestation in (i) the latest period for which figures are available, (ii) 2001, (iii) 1990 and (iv) 1980; 
(2) how many and what proportion of babies weighed equal to or less than (a) 2500 grams, (b) 2000 grams, (c) 1500 grams and (d) 1000 grams at birth in (i) the latest year for which figures are available, (ii) 2000, (iii) 1990 and (iv) 1980. 
Mr. Ivan Lewis: Data taken from NHS Maternity Statistics for England for 2004-05 (the most recent year for which we have data), 2000-01, and 1994-95 (the earliest year for which we have data), are set out in the tables. Each category includes all of the smaller categories.
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