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Topic: Low birthweight among singleton deliveries
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Low birthweight among singleton deliveries: Virginia, 2011-2014 Average

Percent of live births
RegionPercent
Accomack7.9
Albemarle4.7
Alexandria city5.0
Alleghany6.3
Amelia6.1
Amherst5.3
Appomattox5.4
Arlington4.6
Augusta5.1
Bath6.5
Bedford5.9
Bland5.5
Botetourt5.8
Bristol city**
Brunswick8.5
Buchanan8.4
Buckingham7.1
Buena Vista city6.0
Campbell5.2
Caroline6.9
Carroll5.4
Charles City6.0
Charlotte7.8
Charlottesville city5.3
Chesapeake city6.8
Chesterfield5.9
Clarke3.6
Colonial Heights city8.2
Covington city17.9
Craig9.8
Culpeper5.9
Cumberland8.4
Danville city9.3
Dickenson7.2
Dinwiddie5.9
Emporia city**
Essex10.9
Fairfax city5.1
Fairfax county4.9
Falls Church city4.8
Fauquier4.5
Floyd6.1
Fluvanna6.0
Franklin7.8
Franklin city9.8
Frederick5.3
Fredericksburg city7.4
Galax city9.1
Giles11.1
Gloucester6.8
Goochland2.7
Grayson5.4
Greene5.7
Greensville10.9
Halifax7.5
Hampton city7.3
Hanover5.1
Harrisonburg city4.9
Henrico6.6
Henry8.2
Highland**
Hopewell city10.0
Isle of Wight4.8
James City5.0
King and Queen6.1
King George7.3
King William6.0
Lancaster7.8
Lee8.2
Lexington city4.9
Loudoun4.5
Louisa6.0
Lunenburg10.2
Lynchburg city6.6
Madison4.7
Manassas city5.9
Manassas Park city**
Martinsville city12.1
Mathews8.4
Mecklenburg9.9
Middlesex8.0
Montgomery5.5
Nelson4.9
New Kent5.6
Newport News city7.4
Norfolk city8.5
Northampton7.3
Northumberland10.1
Norton city**
Nottoway10.1
Orange5.9
Page5.7
Patrick8.1
Petersburg city9.6
Pittsylvania5.6
Poquoson city3.8
Portsmouth city9.5
Powhatan4.1
Prince Edward9.0
Prince George6.3
Prince William5.5
Pulaski6.4
Radford city7.1
Rappahannock**
Richmond7.7
Richmond city9.1
Roanoke5.5
Roanoke city8.4
Rockbridge5.2
Rockingham4.1
Russell6.5
Salem city6.5
Scott9.2
Shenandoah6.1
Smyth7.6
Southampton8.0
Spotsylvania5.6
Stafford4.9
Staunton city5.9
Suffolk city6.5
Surry6.4
Sussex10.3
Tazewell8.9
United States6.3
Virginia6.2
Virginia Beach city6.1
Warren5.6
Washington7.7
Waynesboro city7.2
Westmoreland8.5
Williamsburg city4.2
Winchester city6.0
Wise8.3
Wythe5.5
York4.4
** Suppressed due to missing data or insufficient numbers.
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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).

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved August 06, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.