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Low birthweight: Virginia, 2015-2018 Average

Percent of live births
RegionPercent
Accomack10.1
Albemarle6.2
Alexandria city7.0
Alleghany7.2
Amelia6.9
Amherst8.1
Appomattox9.8
Arlington6.8
Augusta6.2
Bath**
Bedford7.3
Bedford city**
Bland6.4
Botetourt6.5
Bristol city7.6
Brunswick11.4
Buchanan8.6
Buckingham10.4
Buena Vista city8.5
Campbell8.3
Caroline8.4
Carroll6.7
Charles City12.2
Charlotte11.4
Charlottesville city6.2
Chesapeake city8.7
Chesterfield8.0
Clarke5.3
Clifton Forge city**
Colonial Heights city10.0
Covington city13.1
Craig7.1
Culpeper7.0
Cumberland8.6
Danville city13.8
Dickenson9.8
Dinwiddie9.3
Emporia city11.2
Essex13.3
Fairfax city6.3
Fairfax county7.1
Falls Church city5.1
Fauquier5.1
Floyd7.2
Fluvanna7.2
Franklin8.6
Franklin city12.6
Frederick7.1
Fredericksburg city7.6
Galax city12.0
Giles6.9
Gloucester7.2
Goochland7.6
Grayson5.3
Greene7.5
Greensville11.6
Halifax10.9
Hampton city9.5
Hanover6.8
Harrisonburg city6.7
Henrico8.2
Henry8.4
Highland**
Hopewell city14.3
Isle of Wight8.7
James City6.6
King and Queen12.3
King George7.4
King William7.2
Lancaster12.0
Lee11.0
Lexington city6.2
Loudoun6.7
Louisa7.7
Lunenburg15.3
Lynchburg city8.3
Madison7.3
Manassas city6.7
Manassas Park city**
Martinsville city11.7
Mathews6.9
Mecklenburg9.8
Middlesex8.8
Montgomery6.8
Nelson7.6
New Kent7.5
Newport News city10.3
Norfolk city10.8
Northampton10.4
Northumberland11.4
Norton city9.8
Nottoway10.9
Orange7.6
Page7.1
Patrick7.9
Petersburg city11.8
Pittsylvania7.9
Poquoson city4.2
Portsmouth city11.4
Powhatan6.7
Prince Edward10.4
Prince George8.2
Prince William7.4
Pulaski8.5
Radford city12.1
Rappahannock6.6
Richmond9.5
Richmond city11.1
Roanoke7.0
Roanoke city9.8
Rockbridge7.4
Rockingham6.5
Russell9.0
Salem city6.7
Scott6.3
Shenandoah7.0
Smyth9.9
Southampton10.2
Spotsylvania7.3
Stafford7.4
Staunton city9.6
Suffolk city9.6
Surry8.3
Sussex13.6
Tazewell10.1
Virginia8.1
Virginia Beach city8.1
Warren7.2
Washington8.7
Waynesboro city8.2
Westmoreland10.0
Williamsburg city6.5
Winchester city8.6
Wise10.2
Wythe9.2
York6.7
** 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.