Change Indicator

Low birthweight in Maryland

Low birthweight

Downloading image...

Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The rate of low birthweight births is the percentage of babies born weighing 2,500 grams (5.5 lbs.) or less at birth.

Data Source

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Last Updated

June 2022