Very low weight births (3-year aggregate)

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Definitions: Percent of infants born weighing less than 3 lbs. 4 oz.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Vital Statistics Branch, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center.

Footnotes: Data are reported by mother’s place of residence, not infant’s place of birth. For cases where the information for this variable was missing, the case was excluded from the total number of live births. The numerator for the rate calculation is the sum of three years of data. Data are as of September 2017.  

* = Rate not calculated for fewer than 6 events.

Updated 11/16/2017