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Babies with Low Birth Weight

This indicator shows the rate of births in which the newborn weighed less than 2,500 grams (5 pounds, 8 ounces) per 1,000 live births.

Measurement Period: 2010-2014
Value: 65.31
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the proportion of babies born with a low birth weight to 7.8%.

County

65.31

State

67.1

National

HP 2020

7.8
  • 0
  • 89
  • 178.6

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2007-2013 - Dimensions

  • Aged 25-29 years (Of mother)

    1.0%
    0.6%
    1.4%
    0
    Comparison of 5 Counties
    1.0%
      Low: 1             High: 1.2
  • Aged 30-34 years (Of mother)

    1.6%
    0.9%
    2.2%
    0
    Comparison of 3 Counties
    1.6%
      Low: 1.1             High: 1.6
  • Aged 30-34 years; White (Of mother)

    1.7%
    1.0%
    2.4%
    0
    Comparison of 2 Counties
    1.7%
      Low: 1             High: 1.7
  • White (Of mother)

    1.2%
    0.9%
    1.4%
    0
    Comparison of 17 Counties
    1.2%
      Low: 1             High: 1.6
  • Hispanic or Latino (Of mother)

    1.0%
    0.6%
    1.4%
    0
    Comparison of 4 Counties
    1.0%
      Low: 1             High: 1.4
  • White, non-Hispanic (Of mother)

    1.2%
    0.8%
    1.5%
    0
    Comparison of 14 Counties
    1.2%
      Low: 1             High: 1.7
  • Not Hispanic or Latino (Of mother)

    1.2%
    0.9%
    1.5%
    0
    Comparison of 15 Counties
    1.2%
      Low: 1.1             High: 1.9
  • Total

    1.1%
    0.9%
    1.4%
    0
    Comparison of 18 Counties
    1.1%
      Low: 1             High: 1.9

Historical Data

  • Measurement PeriodValue
    201456.0415
    2010-201465.3143
    201357.3522
    2009-201369.0116
    201265.3069
    2008-201270.7613
    201183.7662
    201065.8915
    200973.2916
    200865.7895
    200774.8193
    200674.5127
    200571.7104
    200464.7865

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