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Low birth-weight babies in Georgia

Low birth-weight babies

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Definition and Source



Numerator: Number of low birth-weight births to Georgia residents. Denominator: Total number of live births. Rate calculation: 100 times the numerator divided by the denominator.

Data Source

Birth Records. Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of Health Indicators for Planning (OHIP). Data collection is the responsibility of the Vital Records Branch.


S: Data Suppressed indicates that there were 4 or fewer events on which rates would be based.

Last Updated

December 2023