Low birthweight infants in Rhode Island

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Low birthweight infants

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
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Definitions: The percentage of infants born weighing under 2,500 grams (5.5 pounds).

Data Source: Rhode Island Department of Health, Center for Health Data and Analysis, Maternal and Child Health Database.

Footnotes:

The data are reported by place of mother’s residence, not place of infant’s birth. The data provided are a five-year average.