Low birthweight babies: 5 year average

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Definitions: Percent Live births weighing less than 2,500 grams (5.5 pounds). The data reflect the mother’s place of residence, not the place where the birth occurred.

Data Source: WDOE, Division of Vital Records and Statistics

Footnotes: 1973 = (1971-1975), 1978 = (1976-1980), 1983 = (1981-1985), 1988 = (1986-1990), 1993 = (1991-1995), 1998 = (1996-2000), 1999 = (1997-2001), 2000 = (1998-2002), 2001 = (1999-2003),
2002 = (2000-2004), 2003 = (2001-2005), 2004 = (2002-2006), 2005 = (2003-2007), 2006 = (2004-2008)