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Low birthweight births in Florida

Low birthweight births

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Definition and Source



Infants weighing less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz.) at birth. The percent low birthweight births is the number of live births weighing less than 2,500 grams divided by the total number of live births.

Data Source

Florida CHARTS, Division of Public Health Statistics & Performance Management, Florida Department of Health.


1992-2013 - Low Number Event (LNE) indicates unreliable rates and ratios, those with denominators less than 100.
Beginning in 2014, an asterisk (*) represents data that are suppressed due to confidentiality.

Last Updated

March 2021