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Table 1.49i: Maternity Care by State, 1998

Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by State, 1998
     
State Number Percent
United States 56,976 1.4
Alabama 1,214 2.0
Alaska 123 1.2
Arizona 881 1.1
Arkansas 617 1.7
California 5,986 1.1
Colorado 794 1.3
Connecticut 734 1.7
Delaware 178 1.7
District of Columbia 234 3.0
Florida 3,095 1.6
Georgia 2,150 1.8
Hawaii 231 1.4
Idaho 189 1.0
Illinois 2,868 1.6
Indiana 1,170 1.4
Iowa 461 1.2
Kansas 533 1.4
Kentucky 881 1.6
Louisiana 1,416 2.1
Maine 132 1.0
Maryland 1,322 1.8
Massachusetts 1,047 1.3
Michigan 2,038 1.5
Minnesota 678 1.0
Mississippi 850 2.0
Missouri 1,053 1.4
Montana 113 1.0
Nebraska 300 1.3
Nevada 355 1.2
New Hampshire 158 1.1
New Jersey 1,860 1.6
New Mexico 288 1.1
New York 3,886 1.5
North Carolina 2,102 1.9
North Dakota 107 1.3
Ohio 2,291 1.5
Oklahoma 647 1.3
Oregon 400 0.9
Pennsylvania 2,222 1.5
Rhode Island 209 1.7
South Carolina 1,064 2.0
South Dakota 120 1.2
Tennessee 1,302 1.7
Texas 4,517 1.3
Utah 453 1.0
Vermont 90 1.4
Virginia 1,574 1.7
Washington 854 1.1
West Virginia 302 1.5
Wisconsin 814 1.2
Wyoming 73 1.2

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

Table 1.49h: Manternity Care by State, 1999 Table 1.49j: Maternity Care by State, 2000

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