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Table 1.49l: Maternity Care by State, 1998

Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by State, 1998
     
State Number Percent
United States 298,208 7.6
Alabama 5,747 9.3
Alaska 593 6.0
Arizona 5,326 6.8
Arkansas 3,271 8.9
California 32,476 6.2
Colorado 5,138 8.6
Connecticut 3,406 7.8
Delaware 885 8.4
District of Columbia 1,003 13.1
Florida 15,752 8.1
Georgia 10,458 8.5
Hawaii 1,284 7.5
Idaho 1,164 6.0
Illinois 14,568 8.0
Indiana 6,718 7.9
Iowa 2,385 6.4
Kansas 2,691 7.0
Kentucky 4,416 8.1
Louisiana 6,757 10.1
Maine 800 5.8
Maryland 6,232 8.7
Massachusetts 5,630 6.9
Michigan 10,403 7.8
Minnesota 3,788 5.8
Mississippi 4,337 10.1
Missouri 5,890 7.8
Montana 754 7.0
Nebraska 1,534 6.5
Nevada 2,172 7.6
New Hampshire 821 5.7
New Jersey 9,155 8.0
New Mexico 2,039 7.6
New York 20,198 7.8
North Carolina 9,854 8.8
North Dakota 518 6.5
Ohio 11,817 7.7
Oklahoma 3,529 7.2
Oregon 2,426 5.4
Pennsylvania 11,077 7.6
Rhode Island 949 7.6
South Carolina 5,129 9.5
South Dakota 599 5.8
Tennessee 7,008 9.1
Texas 25,402 7.4
Utah 3,044 6.7
Vermont 428 6.5
Virginia 7,468 7.9
Washington 4,543 5.7
West Virginia 1,669 8.0
Wisconsin 4,400 6.5
Wyoming 557 8.9

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

Table 1.49k: Maternity Care by State, 1999 Table 1.50a: National Maternity Care, 2000

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