Arkansas


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Very low birthweight among singleton deliveries: Arkansas, 2006-2016

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• In 2016, the very low birthweight rate among singletons (one baby) in Arkansas was 1.3%. 
• Of all live births in Arkansas in 2016, 97.1% were singletons. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Very low birthweight: reduce to no more than 1.4% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Very low birthweight is less than 1500 grams (3 1/3 pounds).

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved November 19, 2019, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.