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Description:

Percent of low birth weight infants as a percent of live births. Low birth weight is less than 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds)


Source/Citation:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2014).Low Birth Weight 2007 - 2010. Retrieved Dec 18, 2014 from PHACS database. Available from March of Dimes Peristats/ National Center for Health Statistics database.



County Value Table More Information:
CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas512.1%
Ashley410.5%
Baxter17.4%
Benton27.5%
Boone15.5%
Bradley410.2%
Calhoun27.8%
Carroll15.6%
Chicot513.6%
Clark17.1%
Clay27.9%
Cleburne38.3%
Cleveland512.2%
Columbia39.2%
Conway16.8%
Craighead38.6%
Crawford27.6%
Crittenden512.1%
Cross512.5%
Dallas513.5%
Desha513.9%
Drew49.9%
Faulkner28%
Franklin17.3%
Fulton49.3%
Garland39%
Grant410.8%
Greene17.1%
Hempstead410.8%
Hot Spring27.5%
Howard38.3%
Independence38.6%
Izard17%
Jackson410.1%
Jefferson513%
Johnson17.1%
Lafayette516.1%
Lawrence27.5%
Lee514.1%
Lincoln39.1%
Little River49.8%
Logan28.1%
Lonoke28%
Madison16.7%
Marion17.3%
Miller410.2%
Mississippi411.9%
Monroe512.4%
Montgomery39%
Nevada410.1%
Newton410.3%
Ouachita411.1%
Perry28%
Phillips513%
Pike28.1%
Poinsett49.7%
Polk17.3%
Pope27.6%
Prairie38.4%
Pulaski410.5%
Randolph16.8%
Saline38.4%
Scott38.4%
Searcy17.4%
Sebastian38.5%
Sevier16%
Sharp27.6%
St. Francis512.7%
Stone512.9%
Union39%
Van Buren38.7%
Washington17.2%
White28.1%
Woodruff512.1%
Yell38.3%

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator. If a county value exist is two adjacent groups, then the county is moved to the quintile group with the most favorable rating.

Category 1 - Highest, represents the counties with the most favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents highest occurrence of the demographic)

Category 2 - Higher, represents the counties with the second highest favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the demographic)

Category 3 - Middle, represents the counties in the mid-range favorable ranking (in demographics, this represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the demographic)

Category 4 - Lower, represents the counties with a lower favorable health ranking( in demographics, this represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the demographic)

Category 5 - Lowest, represents the counties with the least favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the demographic )



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