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Low birthweight among multiple deliveries: Arkansas, 2006-2016

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• The low birthweight rate among multiple deliveries in Arkansas was 58.6% in 2016. 
• Between 2006 and 2016, multiple births in Arkansas declined more than 6%, from 3.1% to 2.9% of live births. 

Footnotes

  • Low birthweight is less than 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds).
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved November 20, 2019, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.