Low birth-weight babies in Georgia

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Low birth-weight babies

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Definitions: Numerator: Number of low birth-weight births to Georgia residents. Denominator: Total number of live births. Rates calculation: 100 times the numerator divided by the denominator.

Data Source: Birth Certificate Records, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Office of Health Information and Policy. Data collection is the responsibility of the Vital Records Branch.