Very Low Birthweight Births Data
Very Low Birthweight (LBW) births (when a baby is born with a weight less than 1,500 grams or 3.3 pounds) are presented on a five year aggregate basis to reduce the presence of due to small numbers. Data can be displayed at the county level, and includes stabilization of rates to better evaluate trends.
- The Very LBW Annual Avg Births Count is the average number of very low birth weight live singleton births per year during the 5 year period.
- The Very LBW Births Percent is the number of very low birth weight live singleton births as a percent of all live singleton births during the 5 year period.
Use the tabs to see the different data visualizations.