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Low weigth birth

Description

This information represents the percentage of low birth weight babies (less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces or 2,500 grams)....Read more

Methodology

These values were obtained from the proportion of low weight births (less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces or 2,500 grams). The values are tabulated by the place of residence, not from where the birth ocurred. ...Read more

Low weigth birth

Puerto Rico

This territory ranks 3 out of all the other territories.

  • Value10.5%

Alaska

This territory ranks 52 out of all the other territories.

  • Value6.2%