March of Dimes March of Dimes Peristats

Maternal & Infant Health Research Registries

During the pandemic, tracking health outcomes is essential to improving care, developing policies and understanding the impact of this pandemic on maternal and infant health. Learn more about global research and registries that are tracking the data to ensure the health of mothers and babies.

Learn more

COVID-19 Resources & Literature

A resource compiling up-to-date published literature on COVID-19 relating to mothers and babies. We have gathered scientifically sound research to help guide further studies or keep you up to date with the maternal child health population and COVID-19.

Learn more

Tennessee


Find maternal and infant health data on a state level, or by county or city. Narrow your results or compare with another region.
Search User Control
Location: Tennessee
edit
Topic: Low birthweight by plurality
edit
Format: Bar Graph
edit
slides (0)

Low birthweight by plurality: Tennessee, 2019

Email to a friend We will never share or sell your email.
You can send to a max of 5 people.
Separate addresses with commas.
Privacy policy
 
Compare with: 

Change years:        

• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in Tennessee were about 8 times as likely to be low birthweight in 2019. 
• Of all live births in Tennessee in 2018, 96.6% were singletons and 3.4% were multiple births. 

Healthy people 2030

  • 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 February 25, 2021, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.