Short Definition: % of births in Rhode Island geography in the calendar year that had low birthweight ( < 5 pounds, 8 ounces)
The percent of births in Rhode Island geography in the calendar year that had low birthweight (weight at time of birth was less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces). Data are reported by place of mother's residence, not place of infant's birth.
Data are from KIDSNET Newborn Level 1 Information Table and exclude deceased infants.
Agency Source: Health
|Calendar Year||2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011|
Geographies: RI Municipalities
Data Type: Numeric
Universe: Live births with reported birth weight
Related Datastories: No related datastories.