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Table 1.49h: Maternity Care by State, 1999

Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by State, 1999
     
State Number Percent
     
United States 57,477 1.5
Alabama 1,251 2.0
Alaska 100 1.0
Arizona 875 1.1
Arkansas 596 1.6
California 5,937 1.1
Colorado 762 1.2
Connecticut 683 1.6
Delaware 205 1.9
District of Columbia 253 3.4
Florida 3,192 1.6
Georgia 2,139 1.7
Hawaii 210 1.2
Idaho 213 1.1
Illinois 3,004 1.7
Indiana 1,243 1.5
Iowa 417 1.1
Kansas 499 1.3
Kentucky 838 1.5
Louisiana 1,378 2.1
Maine 147 1.1
Maryland 1,412 2.0
Massachusetts 1,102 1.4
Michigan 2,181 1.6
Minnesota 720 1.1
Mississippi 903 2.1
Missouri 1,145 1.5
Montana 121 1.1
Nebraska 291 1.2
Nevada 325 1.1
New Hampshire 165 1.2
New Jersey 2,003 1.8
New Mexico 315 1.2
New York 3,918 1.5
North Carolina 2,161 1.9
North Dakota 73 1.0
Ohio 2,241 1.5
Oklahoma 602 1.2
Oregon 420 0.9
Pennsylvania 2,274 1.6
Rhode Island 182 1.5
South Carolina 1,107 2.0
South Dakota 107 1.0
Tennessee 1,255 1.6
Texas 4,511 1.3
Utah 514 1.1
Vermont 69 1.1
Virginia 1,484 1.6
Washington 742 0.9
West Virginia 271 1.3
Wisconsin 859 1.3
Wyoming 62 1.0

Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Linked Birth and Infant Death Data.

Table 1.49g: Maternity Care by State, 2000 Table 1.49i: Maternity Care by State, 1998

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