Low birthweight babies in Louisiana
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Low birthweight babies
Number- number of live births with birthweight less than 2,500 grams (or 5 pounds, 8 ounces)
Rate - number of live births with birthweight less than 2,500 grams (or 5 pounds, 8 ounces) per 100 live births.
Data Source: Live births 2001-2020: Louisiana State Center for Health Statistics
LNE (Low Number Event) - numbers are not reported when there were more than zero and fewer than five events during the reporting period. Rates based on fewer than 20 events were not reported prior to 2015.
2019 and 2020 data are preliminary and subject to revision.
Updated November 2, 2021
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