Regional planning districts-low birthweight babies

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Low birth weight is the percentage of infants born weighing less than 2,500 grams (about 5.5 pounds). A baby’s birth weight is a key indicator of newborn health. It is directly related to infant survival and healthy development.

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Definitions: Low birthweight babies are those born weighing less than 2,500 grams (about 5 and one half pounds)

Data Source: Source: South Dakota Department of Health http://doh.sd.gov/

Footnotes: Updated 18 December 2017