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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: 2011-2015
Value: 55.04
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the proportion of babies born with a low birth weight to 7.8%.

County

55.04

State

67.2

National

HP 2020

7.8
  • 7.8
  • 68.8
  • 129

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2015 53.4622
    2011-2015 55.0359
    2014 61.7488
    2010-2014 57.0179
    2013 60.0339
    2009-2013 59.4768
    2012 52.2484
    2008-2012 60.4006
    2011 52.5079
    2010 62.8676
    2009 72.6043
    2008 63.8362
    2007 60.2571
    2006 61.7665
    2005 53.0529
    2004 52.9835

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