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

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For more information on low birth weights view Kentucky Youth Advocates' 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book here.


Data Provided By Kentucky Youth Advocates

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.
S=Suppressed. Number is not provided for fewer than 6 events.
LNE = Rates were not calculated  for counties with fewer than 6 occurrences.
Data for 2007-2009 are preliminary.

Updated 12/2/2014