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Topic: Low birthweight by plurality
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Low birthweight by plurality: Michigan, 2018

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in Michigan were about 8 times as likely to be low birthweight in 2018. 
• Of all live births in Michigan in 2018, 96.3% were singletons and 3.7% were multiple births. 

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).
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved August 09, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.