Low birthweight in Maryland

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
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Definitions: The rate of low birthweight births is the percentage of babies born weighing 2,500 grams (5.5 lbs.) or less at birth.

Data Source: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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