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HIS#1A. The percent of live births weighing less than 2,500 grams.

Numerator: Number of resident live births less than 2,500 grams.

Denominator Statement: Number of resident live births in the State in the reporting period.

Measure Set: Old Title V

Data Source: Varies by state (mostly vital statistics)Miscellaneous

Target Population: Infants

Categories: Health status, well-being, and health conditions across the life course, Condition Prevalence and Health Status, Pregnancy, perinatal, birth and sexual health conditions

Additional Information: http://mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/titlevgrants/blockgrantguidance.pdf

Keywords: Perinatal health

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