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Table 1.49j: Maternity Care by State, 2000

Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by State, 2000
     
State Number Percent
United States 307,030 7.6
Alabama 6,166 9.7
Alaska 558 5.6
Arizona 5,977 7.0
Arkansas 3,234 8.6
California 32,912 6.2
Colorado 5,488 8.4
Connecticut 3,199 7.4
Delaware 955 8.6
District of Columbia 908 11.9
Florida 16,255 8.0
Georgia 11,455 8.6
Hawaii 1,308 7.5
Idaho 1,362 6.7
Illinois 14,700 7.9
Indiana 6,426 7.4
Iowa 2,346 6.1
Kansas 2,740 6.9
Kentucky 4,601 8.2
Louisiana 6,993 10.3
Maine 820 6.0
Maryland 6,413 8.6
Massachusetts 5,712 7.1
Michigan 10,687 7.9
Minnesota 4,138 6.1
Mississippi 4,694 10.7
Missouri 5,798 7.6
Montana 678 6.2
Nebraska 1,680 6.8
Nevada 2,222 7.2
New Hampshire 922 6.3
New Jersey 8,936 7.7
New Mexico 2,175 8.0
New York 19,996 7.7
North Carolina 10,552 8.8
North Dakota 489 6.4
Ohio 12,304 7.9
Oklahoma 3,705 7.5
Oregon 2,584 5.6
Pennsylvania 11,256 7.7
Rhode Island 893 7.2
South Carolina 5,419 9.7
South Dakota 639 6.2
Tennessee 7,345 9.2
Texas 26,754 7.4
Utah 3,115 6.6
Vermont 395 6.1
Virginia 7,843 7.9
Washington 4,513 5.6
West Virginia 1,739 8.3
Wisconsin 4,515 6.5
Wyoming 516 8.3

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

Table 1.49i: Maternity Care by State, 1998 Table 1.49k: Maternity Care by State, 1999

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