Children Born at Low Birth Weight in Minnesota

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Children Born at Low Birth Weight

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Definitions: Infants weighing less than 2,500 grams (5.5 pounds) at birth. Information is collected from birth certificates, and births are assigned to the county in which the mother resides, even if the birth occurs in a different county.

Data Source: Minnesota Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics. 
County health tables - Minnesota Department of Health (