Low-weight births (babies weighing less than 5.5 lbs. at birth)

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Low-weight births (babies weighing less than 5.5 lbs. at birth)

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Definitions: Number and percent of infants born weighing less than 5.5 lbs.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Footnotes: Data are reported by mother’s place of residence, not infant’s place of birth.  LNE = Rates were not calculated  for counties with fewer than 6 occurrences.
Data for 2007-2009 are preliminary.

Updated 12/12/2013