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Low weight births by ward in District of Columbia

Low weight births by ward

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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) The number of babies weighing under 5.8 pounds (2,500 grams) at birth.

(Percent) The percentage of births with low birth weight out of all births for which birth weight is recorded.

Data Source


Ward refers to the mother's residence reported at birth.

Last Updated November 2023

Last Updated

November 2023