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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births)

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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Total
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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Gender
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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Race
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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Region
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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Mother's Age
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Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Total

(Percent)
Year Data Set 2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births)
DC8.2 %8.4 %7.6 %7.5 %7.6 %7.1 %8.4 %7.8 %8.4 %8.6 %
NE7.1 %7.1 %6.6 %6.7 %6.7 %6.7 %7.0 %7.0 %--
US8.2 %8.2 %8.1 %8.0 %8.0 %8.0 %8.1 %8.2 %--

Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Gender

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Male
DC8.0 % 7.8 % 7.0 % 6.6 % 6.9 % 6.6 % 7.6 % 6.8 % 7.7 % 8.0 %
Female
DC8.4 % 9.1 % 8.2 % 8.5 % 8.2 % 7.6 % 9.2 % 8.8 % 9.1 % 9.3 %
Unknown Gender
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Overall
DC8.2 % 8.4 % 7.6 % 7.5 % 7.6 % 7.1 % 8.4 % 7.8 % 8.4 % 8.6 %

Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Race

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
White, Not Hispanic
DC6.8 % 7.3 % 6.3 % 6.3 % 6.6 % 6.1 % 7.1 % 6.3 % 7.3 % 7.0 %
Black, not Hispanic
DC14.1 % 14.7 % 12.6 % 13.4 % 12.4 % 11.5 % 15.8 % 14.7 % 14.2 % 14.8 %
Other, not Hispanic
DC8.9 % 9.5 % 6.8 % 8.2 % 6.7 % 9.6 % 8.4 % 7.8 % 9.6 % 8.5 %
Hispanic
DC7.6 % 6.6 % 8.0 % 6.9 % 7.2 % 5.8 % 6.4 % 7.3 % 6.6 % 8.7 %
Unknown
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Overall
DC8.2 % 8.4 % 7.6 % 7.5 % 7.6 % 7.1 % 8.4 % 7.8 % 8.4 % 8.6 %

Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Region

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
East Northeast
DC11.5 % 11.4 % 11.7 % 11.7 % 12.8 % 10.2 % 11.0 % 12.7 % 12.3 % 12.0 %
West Northeast
DC8.5 % 13.1 % 9.1 % 9.9 % 7.0 % 9.2 % 11.7 % 8.9 % 11.1 % 12.1 %
East Southeast
DC8.8 % 7.2 % 8.2 % 7.1 % 7.9 % 7.6 % 7.8 % 9.2 % 8.0 % 8.7 %
West Southeast
DC8.4 % 5.8 % 6.0 % 6.2 % 7.1 % 6.6 % 6.8 % 5.6 % 8.9 % 5.4 %
North Central
DC8.3 % 9.1 % 6.1 % 6.8 % 7.0 % 8.0 % 8.7 % 8.1 % 10.0 % 8.3 %
South Central
DC6.4 % 6.6 % 6.3 % 7.7 % 6.5 % 5.5 % 7.0 % 6.0 % 7.4 % 8.1 %
Northwest
DC7.8 % 8.4 % 7.4 % 6.6 % 6.9 % 5.7 % 7.5 % 7.1 % 5.7 % 7.4 %
Southwest
DC6.1 % 5.8 % 5.9 % 5.7 % 6.7 % 5.3 % 7.1 % 5.5 % 7.7 % 7.5 %
Unknown
DC- - - - 0.0 % - - - - -
Overall
DC8.2 % 8.4 % 7.6 % 7.5 % 7.6 % 7.1 % 8.4 % 7.8 % 8.4 % 8.6 %

Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births) - Mother's Age

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
0-4
DC- - - - - - - - - -
5-9
DC- - - - - - - - - -
10-14
DC0.0 % 22.2 % 20.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 8.3 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 25.0 % 0.0 %
15-19
DC12.0 % 11.2 % 9.7 % 9.1 % 7.4 % 7.0 % 9.1 % 7.7 % 6.0 % 13.0 %
20-24
DC7.9 % 9.7 % 8.0 % 8.6 % 7.3 % 7.5 % 8.3 % 8.8 % 9.6 % 10.7 %
25-34
DC7.4 % 7.0 % 6.9 % 7.0 % 7.3 % 6.9 % 8.2 % 7.3 % 7.9 % 7.3 %
35-44
DC9.5 % 10.8 % 8.8 % 7.6 % 8.9 % 7.3 % 9.2 % 8.7 % 10.0 % 10.1 %
45-54
DC0.0 % 27.3 % 26.7 % 40.0 % 36.4 % 16.7 % 0.0 % 13.3 % 0.0 % 27.8 %
55-64
DC- - - - - - - - - -
65-74
DC- - - - - - - - - -
75-84
DC- - - - - - - - - -
85+
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Unknown
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Overall
DC8.2 % 8.4 % 7.6 % 7.5 % 7.6 % 7.1 % 8.4 % 7.8 % 8.4 % 8.6 %