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Low-birthweight babies in Tennessee

Low-birthweight babies

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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



Number of live born babies weighing less than 2,500 grams (5.5 pounds or 5 lbs., 8 oz.) in a given calendar year. Rate is percent of total live births. 

Data Source

The Division of Population Health Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health


* Figure is not displayed according to the Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for release of aggregate data to the public.

Last Updated

December 2022