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Infants born at low birth-weight in Ohio

Infants born at low birth-weight

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

Definition and Source



The percentage of babies born weighing less than 5.5 pounds (2500 grams) at birth.

*Rates based on fewer than 10 births are unstable and not reported


Data Source

Ohio Department of Health, Center for Vital and Health Statistics. Data request.



Births for residents of some border counties may not be included in the 2005 data.

Last Updated

December 2023