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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: 2014
Value: 56.04
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the proportion of babies born with a low birth weight to 7.8%.

County

56.04

State

66.5

National

HP 2020

7.8
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  • 89
  • 178.6

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2014 56.0415
    2010-2014 65.3143
    2013 57.3522
    2009-2013 69.0116
    2012 65.3069
    2008-2012 70.7613
    2011 83.7662
    2010 65.8915
    2009 73.2916
    2008 65.7895
    2007 74.8193
    2006 74.5127
    2005 71.7104
    2004 64.7865

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