Very low birth-weight births in Connecticut
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Very low birth-weight births
Definitions:This indicator reports the number and percentages of babies born weighing fewer than 1500 grams, which is considered very low birth weight.
Data Source:Connecticut Department of Public Health, Vital Statistics, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, Table 4.
Footnotes:Methodology: The total numbers and percentages of low birth weight births were obtained from State Department of Public Health Vital Statistics tables. Counts of five or fewer—excluding zero—were suppressed, as were percentages generated from suppressed totals. Denominators used for calculating percentages exclude records with missing data.
NA: Not Available
S: Data Suppressed
The data source has not published new data for this indicator in recent years, but the indicator will be updated on the KIDS COUNT Data Center if or when new data are released. Until then, these data may provide useful historical information for those working in this field.
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