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Location: New Jersey
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Topic: Low birthweight by plurality
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Low birthweight by plurality: New Jersey, 2016

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in New Jersey were about 9 times as likely to be low birthweight in 2016. 
• Of all live births in New Jersey in 2016, 96.1% were singletons and 3.9% 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 November 19, 2019, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.