Low birthweight babies in Virginia

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Definitions: A baby is classified as having a low birth weight if he or she is born weighing less than 2,500 grams (5 pounds, 8 ounces).

Data Source: Virginia Department of Health, Division of Health Statistics

Footnotes: The locality is determined by the mother's place of residence, not by the locality where the baby was born.

Last updated: October 2018