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Table 1.49k: Maternity Care by State, 1999

Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by State, 1999
     
State Number Percent
     
United States 301,183 7.6
Alabama 5,787 9.3
Alaska 577 5.8
Arizona 5,575 6.9
Arkansas 3,161 8.6
California 31,714 6.1
Colorado 5,184 8.3
Connecticut 3,294 7.6
Delaware 918 8.6
District of Columbia 987 13.1
Florida 16,096 8.2
Georgia 11,027 8.7
Hawaii 1,280 7.6
Idaho 1,226 6.2
Illinois 14,567 8.0
Indiana 6,728 7.9
Iowa 2,314 6.2
Kansas 2,750 7.1
Kentucky 4,466 8.2
Louisiana 6,704 10.0
Maine 818 6.0
Maryland 6,495 9.0
Massachusetts 5,693 7.1
Michigan 10,655 8.0
Minnesota 4,009 6.1
Mississippi 4,412 10.3
Missouri 5,831 7.7
Montana 738 6.8
Nebraska 1,610 6.7
Nevada 2,220 7.6
New Hampshire 869 6.2
New Jersey 9,299 8.2
New Mexico 2,080 7.7
New York 20,038 7.8
North Carolina 10,089 8.9
North Dakota 474 6.2
Ohio 12,006 7.9
Oklahoma 3,598 7.4
Oregon 2,430 5.4
Pennsylvania 11,489 7.9
Rhode Island 900 7.3
South Carolina 5,402 9.8
South Dakota 619 5.9
Tennessee 7,148 9.2
Texas 25,696 7.4
Utah 3,155 6.8
Vermont 371 5.7
Virginia 7,389 7.8
Washington 4,578 5.8
West Virginia 1,663 8.0
Wisconsin 4,542 6.7
Wyoming 512 8.4

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

Table 1.49j: Maternity Care by State, 2000 Table 1.49l: Maternity Care by State, 1998

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