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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of liveborn infants with low and very low birthweight (less than 2,500 grams, less than 1,500 grams).

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 16-10.

Tables

1.49a Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), United States, 2000.

1.49b Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), United States, 1999.

1.49c Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), United States, 1998.

1.49d Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), United States, 2000.

1.49e Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), United States, 1999.

1.49f Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), United States, 1998.

1.49g Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by state, 2000.

1.49h Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by state, 1999.

1.49i Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by state, 1998.

1.49j Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by state, 2000.

1.49k Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by state, 1999.

1.49l Percent of liveborn infants with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams), by state, 1998.

Data Source

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

Denominator

Number of live births.

Numerator

Number of live births with birth weight of less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz), or less than 1,500 grams (3 lbs. 3 oz).

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