Low birth weight in Hawaii
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Low birth weight
Definitions: Percentage of infants whose weight at birth is less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams)
Citation: Hawaii State Department of Health, Hawaii Health Data Warehouse, Birth Data, Infant Birth Weight, Percent of low and very low birth weight infants (less than 2500 grams). Hawaii Health Data Warehouse: https://hhdw.org/data-sources/. Accessed on September 9, 2022.
Mother's residence birth geographies (state or county) include babies born in Hawaii to mothers who were residents of Hawaii.
N/R: Not reportable. The estimate has been suppressed by the Hawaii State Department of Health because the observed number of events is very small (between 1 and 9) and not appropriate for publication, or it could be used to calculate the number in a cell that has been suppressed.
Footnotes: Low birth weight.
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