Rate of Low Birth Weight among Singletons

Notes: 1 Significant increases in total low birth weight and moderately low birth weight rates in 2016, compared with 2014 and 2015 (p < 0.05).
2 For each year, differences in the rate across race and Hispanic-origin categories are statistically significant for all low birth weight categories (p < 0.05).
Data do not add to total due to rounding.

Data Source: NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, Natality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Singleton Low Birthweight Rates, by Race and Hispanic Origin: United States, 2006–2016