Babies with Low Birth Weight
This indicator shows the percentage of births in which the newborn weighed less than 2,500 grams (5 pounds, 8 ounces).
Measurement Period: 2010
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the proportion of babies born with a low birth weight to 7.8%.
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 24 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 5
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty
All Peer Counties for Mahoning
St. Clair, IL;
East Baton Rouge, LA;
St. Louis city, MO;