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Very low birth-weight babies in Indiana

Very low birth-weight babies

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Definition and Source



The percentage of infants born at a birth-weight of less than 1,500 grams (about 3.3 pounds). 

Data Source

The Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.

Original natality reports available at


L.N.E. signifies a low number event. When the number of very low birth-weight babies in a given county and year is fewer than 5, the data is suppressed to protect the confidentiality of individuals.

Last Updated

May 2019