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Low birthweight among multiple deliveries: Illinois, 2005-2015

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• The low birthweight rate among multiple deliveries in Illinois was 55.0% in 2015. 
• Between 2005 and 2015, multiple births in Illinois increased nearly 3%, from 3.8% to 3.9% 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 September 21, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.