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Table 1.57d: Percent of liveborn infants with very low birth weight (less than 1,500 grams), by State, 1998 and 2001

  2001 1998
State Number Percent Standard error Number Percent Standard error
             
United States 57,854 1.4 0.0 56,976 1.4 0.0
             
Alabama 1,174 1.9 0.1 1,214 2.0 0.1
Alaska 126 1.3 0.1 123 1.2 0.1
Arizona 909 1.1 0.0 881 1.1 0.0
Arkansas 598 1.6 0.1 617 1.7 0.1
California 6,014 1.1 0.0 5,986 1.1 0.0
Colorado 840 1.3 0.0 794 1.3 0.0
Connecticut 640 1.5 0.1 734 1.7 0.1
Delaware 185 1.7 0.1 178 1.7 0.1
District of Columbia 206 2.7 0.2 234 3.0 0.2
Florida 3,269 1.6 0.0 30,095 1.6 0.0
Georgia 2,296 1.7 0.0 2,150 1.8 0.0
Hawaii 206 1.2 0.1 231 1.4 0.1
Idaho 193 0.9 0.1 189 1.0 0.1
Illinois 2,833 1.5 0.0 2,868 1.6 0.0
Indiana 1,212 1.4 0.0 1,170 1.4 0.0
Iowa 431 1.1 0.1 461 1.2 0.1
Kansas 488 1.3 0.1 533 1.4 0.1
Kentucky 809 1.5 0.1 881 1.6 0.1
Louisiana 1,489 2.3 0.1 1,416 2.1 0.1
Maine 165 1.2 0.1 132 1.0 0.1
Maryland 1,409 1.9 0.1 1,322 1.8 0.0
Massachusetts 1,088 1.3 0.0 1,047 1.3 0.0
Michigan 2,143 1.6 0.0 2,038 1.5 0.0
Minnesota 822 1.2 0.0 678 1.0 0.0
Mississippi 874 2.1 0.1 850 2.0 0.1
Missouri 1,046 1.4 0.0 1,053 1.4 0.0
Montana 126 1.1 0.1 113 1.0 0.1
Nebraska 316 1.3 0.1 300 1.3 0.1
Nevada 332 1.1 0.1 355 1.2 0.1
New Hampshire 159 1.1 0.1 158 1.1 0.1
New Jersey 1,865 1.6 0.0 1,860 1.6 0.0
New Mexico 297 1.1 0.1 288 1.1 0.1
New York 3,740 1.5 0.0 3,886 1.5 0.0
North Carolina 2,272 1.9 0.0 2,102 1.9 0.0
North Dakota 86 1.1 0.1 107 1.3 0.1
Ohio 2,302 1.5 0.0 2,291 1.5 0.0
Oklahoma 664 1.3 0.1 647 1.3 0.1
Oregon 432 1.0 0.0 400 0.9 0.0
Pennsylvania 2,146 1.5 0.0 2,222 1.5 0.0
Rhode Island 189 1.5 0.1 209 1.7 0.1
South Carolina 1,046 1.9 0.1 1,064 2.0 0.1
South Dakota 114 1.1 0.1 120 1.2 0.1
Tennessee 1,327 1.7 0.0 1,302 1.7 0.0
Texas 4,804 1.3 0.0 4,517 1.3 0.0
Utah 462 1.0 0.0 453 1.0 0.0
Vermont 72 1.1 0.1 90 1.4 0.1
Virginia 1,589 1.6 0.0 1,574 1.7 0.0
Washington 818 1.0 0.0 854 1.1 0.0
West Virginia 291 1.4 0.1 302 1.5 0.1
Wisconsin 870 1.3 0.0 814 1.2 0.0
Wyoming 70 1.1 0.1 73 1.2 0.1
             

Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Natality.

 

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