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%.






HP 2020

  • 3.6
  • 7.6
  • 11.2

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Historical Data

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