Low birthweight babies (1-year totals) in Montana

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
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Definitions: Percent of live births that were low birthweight (less than 2,500 grams or 5 pounds, 8 ounces at birth), by mother's county of residence.

Includes Montana resident births only. Births that had an unknown county are only included at the state level.

Data Source: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Epidemiology and Scientific Support

Footnotes: UPDATED - September 2021
NA - The count or percentage is suppressed for one of the following reasons: 1) the relative standard error was greater than 30% or couldn't be determined; 2) the number of events was too small to be appropriate for publication; or, 3) it could be used to calculate another suppressed value.