Low birthweight births in Florida
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Low birthweight births
Definitions: Infants weighing less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz.) at birth. The percent low birthweight births is the number of live births weighing less than 2,500 grams divided by the total number of live births.
Data Source: Florida CHARTS, Division of Public Health Statistics & Performance Management, Florida Department of Health.
1992-2013 - Low Number Event (LNE) indicates unreliable rates and ratios, those with denominators less than 100.
Beginning in 2014, an asterisk (*) represents data that are suppressed due to confidentiality.
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FPI is Florida's partner in the KIDS COUNT network dedicated to tracking the well-being of children, young adults and families. We are committed to disseminating high-quality national, state and local data to help drive policymaking and improve the lives of children, young adults and families in the Sunshine State. Our analyses of well-being indicators across the state, with a particular focus on geographic and demographic inequities, provide critical insight into the quality of life for children and families.