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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Live-born infants with low birthweight (<2500 grams)

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 16-10.

Tables

57 Live-born infants with low birthweight (<2,500 grams), United States, 2002, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Education (mother's)

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System—Natality.

Denominator

Number of live births.

Numerator

Number of live births with birthweight of less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz).

 

 

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