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Babies born with low birthweight by race in South Carolina

Babies born with low birthweight by race

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Definition and Source

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Definition

Percent of live births where birth certificate indicates low birthweight.

Low birthweight is defined as a birth where the weight is less than 2,500 grams (5 pounds, 8 ounces) regardless of the period of gestation.

Notes

Last updated Feb 2023.

Last Updated

February 2023