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Location: Staten Island
Topic: Low birthweight among singleton deliveries
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Low birthweight among singleton deliveries: Staten Island, 2004-2014

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• In 2014, the low birthweight rate among singletons (one baby) in Staten Island was 5.6%. 
• While the overall low birthweight rate in Staten Island declined more than 1% between 2004 and 2014, the percentage of singleton infants born low birthweight increased nearly 2%. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.


  • Low birthweight is less than 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds).


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved October 22, 2016, from