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Topic: Low birthweight
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Low birthweight: Houston, 2003-2013

Percent of live births
YearHouston
(Percent)
Houston
(Count)
2003 8.2 3,722
2004 8.5 3,895
2005 8.8 4,140
2006 8.9 4,376
2007 8.8 4,366
2008 8.9 4,323
2009 9.1 4,484
2010 8.9 4,130
2011 9.2 4,152
2012 9.0 4,186
2013 8.8 4,178
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Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

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

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved April 30, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.