Percentage of low birth weights among U.S. newborns by state 2018

Percentage of infants with low birth weight in the United States as of 2018, by state*

by John Elflein, last edited Jan 10, 2019
Percentage of low birth weights among U.S. newborns by state 2018 This statistic represents the percentage of newborns born with a low birth weight in the United States, as of 2018, by state. As of that year, Mississippi had the highest rate of low birth weights in the United States with 11.5 percent of newborns.
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Percentage of infants with low birth weight in the United States as of 2018, by state*

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