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Very Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births)

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

(Percent)
Year Data Set 2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Very Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births)
DC1.4 %1.5 %1.1 %1.2 %1.5 %1.2 %1.3 %1.5 %1.5 %1.4 %
NE1.2 %1.3 %1.1 %1.1 %1.1 %1.2 %1.0 %1.2 %--
US1.5 %1.5 %1.4 %1.4 %1.4 %1.4 %1.4 %1.4 %--

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

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Male
DC1.4 % 1.8 % 1.2 % 1.1 % 1.5 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.4 % 1.5 % 1.4 %
Female
DC1.4 % 1.3 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.0 % 1.1 % 1.6 % 1.5 % 1.4 %
Unknown Gender
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Overall
DC1.4 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.2 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.5 % 1.4 %

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

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
White, Not Hispanic
DC1.2 % 1.2 % 0.9 % 0.7 % 1.3 % 1.0 % 1.0 % 1.2 % 1.0 % 0.9 %
Black, not Hispanic
DC3.0 % 3.0 % 2.2 % 3.3 % 3.1 % 1.8 % 3.2 % 3.4 % 2.5 % 3.2 %
Other, not Hispanic
DC0.8 % 1.7 % 0.4 % 0.8 % 1.1 % 1.0 % 0.9 % 1.3 % 2.5 % 0.8 %
Hispanic
DC1.0 % 1.3 % 1.1 % 1.3 % 1.3 % 1.0 % 1.1 % 1.3 % 1.7 % 1.6 %
Unknown
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Overall
DC1.4 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.2 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.5 % 1.4 %

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

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
East Northeast
DC2.0 % 2.7 % 2.0 % 3.5 % 2.9 % 2.3 % 2.3 % 3.0 % 2.7 % 0.0 %
West Northeast
DC1.9 % 2.5 % 1.8 % 1.6 % 1.3 % 1.6 % 2.1 % 2.2 % 2.2 % 1.6 %
East Southeast
DC1.3 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 1.3 % 1.3 % 1.0 % 1.1 % 1.8 % 1.7 % 1.9 %
West Southeast
DC1.9 % 0.9 % 1.4 % 0.8 % 2.1 % 0.7 % 1.3 % 0.8 % 2.2 % 4.4 %
North Central
DC2.5 % 1.7 % 0.2 % 0.9 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.2 % 1.1 % 1.1 % 0.3 %
South Central
DC0.4 % 1.0 % 0.3 % 1.3 % 1.7 % 0.8 % 1.2 % 1.1 % 0.4 % 1.3 %
Northwest
DC1.2 % 1.4 % 1.5 % 0.5 % 1.1 % 0.7 % 1.1 % 1.4 % 0.9 % 0.6 %
Southwest
DC0.7 % 0.7 % 0.6 % 0.5 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 0.8 % 1.0 % 1.6 % 1.2 %
Unknown
DC- - - - 0.0 % - - - - -
Overall
DC1.4 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.2 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.5 % 1.4 %

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

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
0-4
DC- - - - - - - - - -
5-9
DC- - - - - - - - - -
10-14
DC0.0 % 11.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
15-19
DC2.4 % 2.3 % 0.4 % 1.7 % 0.8 % 0.5 % 0.9 % 2.2 % 1.9 % 2.2 %
20-24
DC1.2 % 1.6 % 1.2 % 1.8 % 1.2 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.5 % 2.0 % 2.1 %
25-34
DC1.2 % 1.4 % 1.1 % 0.8 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.3 % 1.1 %
35-44
DC1.9 % 1.7 % 1.4 % 1.4 % 2.3 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.5 % 1.9 % 1.7 %
45-54
DC0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 8.3 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
55-64
DC- - - - - - - - - -
65-74
DC- - - - - - - - - -
75-84
DC- - - - - - - - - -
85+
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Unknown
DC- - - - - - - - - -
Overall
DC1.4 % 1.5 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.5 % 1.2 % 1.3 % 1.5 % 1.5 % 1.4 %