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Topic: Distribution of birthweight categories
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Distribution of birthweight categories: Montana, 2015

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• In Montana in 2015, 0.8% of live births were very low birthweight, 6.2% were moderately low birthweight and 92.9% were not low birthweight. 
• In 2015, 1 in 14 babies (7.1% of live births) was low birthweight in Montana. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.
  • Very low birthweight: reduce to no more than 1.4% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Not low birthweight is greater than or equal to 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds).
  • Low birthweight is less than 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds).
  • Very low birthweight is less than 1500 grams (3 1/3 pounds).
  • Moderately low birthweight is 1500-2499 grams.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved September 20, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.