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Low birth-weight births (<2,500 grams) in Texas

Low birth-weight births (<2,500 grams)

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
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Definition and Source



Number and percent of infants born weighing under 5.5 pounds (2,500 grams).

Data Source

Texas Department of State Health Services.


"LNE" (Low Number Event) indicates between 1 and 9 low-birthweight births in a county. Percentages are not available (NA) for counties with between 1 and 9 low-birthweight births.

Updated January 2023.

Last Updated

January 2023