indicator reports the number and percentages
of babies born weighing fewer than 5.5 pounds, which is considered low
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Vital Statistics, Table 4 (SFY 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015). http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=394598
Methodology: The total numbers and percentages of low birth weight births were obtained from State Department of Public Health Vital Statistics tables. Counts of five or fewer—excluding zero—were suppressed by the Department of Public, as were percentages derived from suppressed totals. Denominators used for calculating percentages exclude records with missing data.
* = Suppressed count
a = Percentage derived from a suppressed count