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
Value: 9.1
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the proportion of babies born with a low birth weight to 7.8%.

County

9.1

State

8.6

National

HP 2020

  • 3.6
  • 7.6
  • 11.2

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2010 9.1
    2010 9.1
    2009 9
    2009 9
    2008 8.5
    2008 8.5
    2007 8.6
    2007 8.6
    2006 8.8
    2006 8.8
    2005 8.7
    2005 8.7
    2004 8.8
    2004 8.8
    2003 8.8
    2003 8.8
    2002 8.7
    2002 8.7
    2001 8.4
    2001 8.4
    2000 7.7
    2000 7.7

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Hamilton, OH; Montgomery, OH; Summit, OH;

  • 9.1
    • 9.1
    • 9.35
    • 9.6
  • 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 38 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 3 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty

    All Peer Counties for Summit

    Jefferson, AL; Pima, AZ; Fresno, CA; Kern, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Joaquin, CA; District of Columbia, DC; Duval, FL; Hillsborough, FL; Orange, FL; Pinellas, FL; DeKalb, GA; Fulton, GA; Marion, IN; Jefferson, KY; Suffolk, MA; Baltimore city, MD; Jackson, MO; Mecklenburg, NC; Camden, NJ; Essex, NJ; Hudson, NJ; Bernalillo, NM; Erie, NY; Monroe, NY; Hamilton, OH; Montgomery, OH; Summit, OH; Oklahoma, OK; Tulsa, OK; Multnomah, OR; Providence, RI; Davidson, TN; Shelby, TN; El Paso, TX; Hidalgo, TX; Travis, TX; Pierce, WA; Milwaukee, WI;
 
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