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Low birth weight in Hawaii

Low birth weight

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Definition and Source



Percentage of infants whose weight at birth is less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams)

Data Source

Citation: Hawaii State Department of Health, Hawaii Health Data Warehouse, Birth Data, Infant Birth Weight, Percent of low and very low birth weight infants (less than 2500 grams). Hawaii Health Data Warehouse: Accessed on May 13, 2024.

Technical Notes:
Mother's residence birth geographies (state or county) include babies born in Hawaii to mothers who were residents of Hawaii.

N/R: Not reportable. The estimate has been suppressed by the Hawaii State Department of Health because the observed number of events is very small (between 1 and 9) and not appropriate for publication, or it could be used to calculate the number in a cell that has been suppressed. 

Last Updated

June 2024