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Location: Brooklyn
Topic: Low birthweight
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Low birthweight: Brooklyn, 2003-2013

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• In 2013, 1 in 13 babies (7.9% of live births) was low birthweight in Brooklyn. 
• Between 2003 and 2013, the rate of infants born low birthweight in Brooklyn declined 7%. 

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 06, 2015, from