Low birth weight infants in Missouri

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Number of live infants recorded as having a birth weight under 2,500 grams (five pounds, eight ounces). Data were aggregated over five-year periods in order to provide more stable rates.

Data Source: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.