Graph description: Figure 1. Birthweights of 1749 singleton births to Caucasian mothers in South London

A histogram showing a negatively skew distribution.

Birth weight is numbered from 0 to 5000 grammes. The mode is at about 3300 grammes and the highest birth weight bar ends at 5000 grammes. The distribution looks symmetrical down to 2400 grammes, then there is a long tail of low frequencies down to 400 grammes.

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