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88. Low Birth Weight and Births to Teenage Mothers and to Unmarried Women--States

[Represents registered births. Excludes births to nonresidents of the United States. Based on 100 percent of births in all States and the District of Columbia. See Appendix III]

 
Percent of births with Births to teenage mothers, Births to teenage mothers, Births to unmarried women,
FIPS low birth weight 1 percent of total percent of total percent of total
State CODE
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
  United States 00000 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 12.8 12.9 12.7 12.8 13.1 13.1 12.9 12.8 14.6 28.0 29.2 30.1 31.0 32.6 32.2 32.4 32.4 32.8
 
Alabama 01000 8.4 8.7 8.5 8.7 9.0 9.0 9.3 9.3 9.3 18.2 18.5 18.2 17.8 18.6 18.5 18.4 17.6 14.3 30.1 31.5 32.6 33.5 34.5 34.5 33.7 33.9 34.1
Alaska 02000 4.8 4.7 4.9 4.9 5.5 5.3 5.5 5.9 6.0 9.7 10.5 10.9 10.8 11.5 11.2 11.1 11.1 16.2 26.2 26.4 27.4 28.0 29.3 29.9 31.0 30.3 31.1
Arizona 04000 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.9 6.8 14.2 14.8 15.0 15.1 15.3 15.1 14.9 14.9 16.8 32.7 34.6 36.2 37.9 38.3 38.2 38.8 37.7 38.4
Arkansas 05000 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.5 8.3 8.9 19.7 19.9 19.4 19.4 20.1 19.6 19.8 19.2 14.5 29.4 29.1 31.0 31.7 32.6 32.9 33.9 34.2 35.0
California 06000 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2 11.6 11.8 11.8 12.0 12.3 12.4 12.0 11.7 16.0 2 31.6 33.3 34.3 35.3 35.7 32.1 31.4 32.8 32.8
Colorado 08000 8.0 8.2 8.5 8.4 8.5 8.4 8.8 8.8 8.6 11.3 11.8 12.0 11.9 12.3 12.1 11.9 11.9 15.0 21.2 23.7 23.8 24.8 25.0 24.9 24.8 25.2 25.6
Connecticut 09000 6.6 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.2 7.1 7.8 8.2 8.2 8.0 8.0 8.5 8.6 8.2 8.2 13.4 2 26.6 27.1 28.7 29.8 30.5 30.6 31.3 32.4 31.2
Delaware 10000 7.6 7.9 7.6 7.8 7.4 8.4 8.5 8.8 8.4 11.9 12.2 12.4 12.5 13.2 13.2 13.7 13.4 14.2 29.0 32.0 32.6 33.8 34.7 34.9 35.5 36.0 37.1
District of Columbia 11000 15.1 15.4 14.3 14.6 14.2 13.4 14.3 13.3 13.1 17.8 17.4 16.3 17.4 16.4 16.3 16.7 15.6 14.7 64.9 65.9 66.9 67.8 68.8 65.8 66.1 63.6 62.9
Florida 12000 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.7 7.7 7.9 8.0 8.1 13.9 13.9 13.5 13.4 13.7 13.7 13.4 13.4 13.1 31.7 32.2 34.2 35.0 35.7 35.8 35.9 36.0 36.6
Georgia 13000 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.7 8.6 8.8 8.5 8.8 8.5 16.7 16.7 16.2 16.1 16.2 16.3 15.9 15.5 16.0 32.8 33.8 35.0 35.8 35.5 35.2 35.0 35.4 36.2
Hawaii 15000 7.1 6.8 7.2 6.8 7.2 7.0 7.3 7.0 7.5 10.5 10.6 10.0 10.1 10.5 10.1 10.4 11.0 14.7 24.8 25.4 26.2 27.2 28.3 29.2 30.3 29.8 31.5
Idaho 16000 5.7 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.5 5.9 5.8 6.3 6.0 12.3 13.3 13.0 13.4 13.1 14.0 13.5 12.7 15.8 16.7 17.8 18.3 18.7 18.7 19.9 21.3 20.7 22.0
Illinois 17000 7.6 7.8 7.7 8.1 7.9 7.9 8.0 7.9 8.0 13.1 13.0 12.9 12.8 13.0 12.9 12.7 12.5 15.2 31.7 32.3 33.4 34.1 34.3 33.8 33.7 33.4 34.1
Indiana 18000 6.6 6.7 6.7 7.0 6.8 7.5 7.6 7.3 7.9 14.5 14.4 14.1 14.1 14.5 14.7 14.5 14.2 14.4 26.2 28.2 29.5 30.8 31.5 31.9 32.3 32.2 33.5
Iowa 19000 5.4 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.9 6.0 6.4 6.4 6.4 10.2 10.5 10.2 10.7 10.9 11.0 11.0 10.7 13.0 21.0 22.0 23.5 24.6 24.8 25.2 26.3 26.2 27.2
Kansas 20000 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.9 6.9 7.0 12.3 12.2 12.4 12.9 12.9 13.1 13.1 13.0 14.6 21.5 22.4 24.3 25.9 26.0 25.9 26.9 27.6 27.8
Kentucky 21000 7.1 7.2 6.8 7.1 7.7 7.6 7.9 7.8 8.1 17.5 17.4 16.5 16.8 17.2 17.2 17.0 16.3 13.8 23.6 25.4 26.3 27.2 27.6 28.5 29.8 29.5 30.1
Louisiana 22000 9.2 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.6 9.7 9.9 10.1 10.1 17.6 17.6 18.1 18.7 19.2 19.1 18.9 18.6 15.3 36.8 38.4 40.2 42.0 42.6 42.4 43.4 43.9 44.9
Maine 23000 5.1 5.4 5.0 5.4 5.7 6.1 5.9 5.9 5.8 10.8 10.9 10.2 10.1 10.2 10.3 9.7 10.1 11.0 22.6 24.1 25.3 27.0 28.2 27.8 28.7 29.7 30.6
Maryland 24000 7.8 8.1 8.3 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.6 8.8 8.7 10.5 10.4 9.8 10.0 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 14.0 29.6 30.3 30.5 32.5 33.7 33.3 33.5 33.5 34.4
Massachusetts 25000 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.4 7.0 6.9 8.0 8.0 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.5 7.3 7.4 13.2 24.7 24.7 25.9 26.4 26.6 25.6 25.5 26.0 26.1
Michigan 26000 7.6 7.8 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.8 13.5 13.2 13.0 12.6 12.6 12.5 12.2 11.7 13.6 2 26.2 26.6 26.8 26.0 35.0 34.3 33.8 33.3 33.9
Minnesota 27000 5.1 5.3 5.2 5.5 5.7 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.5 8.4 8.6 8.7 13.8 20.9 22.0 23.0 23.4 24.0 23.9 24.8 24.7 25.6
Mississippi 28000 9.6 9.7 9.9 10.1 9.9 9.8 9.9 10.1 10.1 21.3 21.7 21.4 21.7 22.1 22.2 21.3 20.7 15.6 40.5 42.0 42.9 44.4 45.4 45.3 45.0 45.5 45.4
Missouri 29000 7.1 7.5 7.3 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.7 7.8 14.4 14.4 14.5 14.2 14.7 14.4 14.1 13.9 13.9 28.6 29.9 31.5 32.4 32.5 32.1 33.2 33.1 34.1
Montana 30000 6.2 5.6 6.0 6.0 6.2 5.8 6.4 6.3 7.0 11.5 11.5 11.9 12.5 12.1 12.6 12.4 12.2 12.3 23.7 25.0 26.4 27.3 25.5 26.5 27.9 28.8 29.9
Nebraska 31000 5.3 5.6 5.6 5.9 6.1 6.3 6.3 7.0 6.5 9.8 9.8 9.9 10.1 11.0 10.0 10.6 10.5 14.2 20.7 21.3 22.6 23.5 24.8 24.3 24.8 25.8 26.2
Nevada 32000 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.4 7.6 7.4 7.5 7.7 7.6 12.6 12.9 12.4 13.3 13.3 13.7 13.3 13.5 16.4 2 25.4 32.5 33.3 34.0 35.0 42.0 (B) 35.5 35.0
New Hampshire 33000 4.9 4.9 5.3 5.0 5.1 5.5 4.8 5.8 5.7 7.2 7.1 6.7 6.8 7.0 7.6 7.4 7.8 12.2 16.9 17.1 19.2 20.6 22.1 22.2 23.4 23.8 24.1
New Jersey 34000 7.0 7.4 7.2 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.7 7.8 8.0 8.4 8.4 8.0 7.9 8.2 8.2 7.7 7.8 14.1 24.3 26.1 26.4 27.1 28.1 27.6 28.0 27.8 28.3
New Mexico 35000 7.4 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.5 7.8 7.6 16.3 16.5 17.0 17.8 18.0 18.4 17.8 17.9 15.7 35.4 38.1 39.5 41.4 41.7 42.6 42.1 43.5 44.0
New York 36000 7.6 7.9 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.8 9.1 9.2 9.0 9.3 9.5 9.3 9.2 10.7 14.2 2 33.0 33.5 34.8 37.2 37.6 37.9 39.6 35.0 34.9
North Carolina 37000 8.0 8.4 8.4 8.6 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.8 16.2 16.2 15.4 15.3 15.5 15.2 15.0 14.3 14.8 29.4 30.9 31.3 32.1 31.9 31.4 32.0 32.2 32.8
North Dakota 38000 5.5 4.8 5.1 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.7 6.2 6.5 8.6 8.7 9.3 9.6 9.4 9.6 9.6 9.1 12.4 18.4 21.1 22.6 23.0 23.0 23.5 25.1 26.0 27.0
Ohio 39000 7.1 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.7 7.7 13.8 14.0 13.6 13.6 13.7 13.7 13.3 13.3 13.6 28.9 30.5 31.6 33.0 32.9 33.0 33.1 33.9 34.0
Oklahoma 40000 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 7.0 7.0 7.4 7.3 7.2 16.2 17.2 16.8 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.2 16.9 14.8 25.2 27.2 28.4 29.1 29.8 30.5 30.9 32.3 33.2
Oregon 41000 5.0 4.9 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.5 5.4 12.0 12.3 12.4 12.4 12.8 13.0 13.2 12.5 13.8 25.7 26.4 27.0 28.2 28.7 28.9 29.7 28.8 29.7
Pennsylvania 42000 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.6 10.9 10.8 10.5 10.5 10.8 10.8 10.6 10.4 12.2 28.6 29.9 31.6 32.2 32.8 32.4 32.3 32.8 32.8
Rhode Island 44000 6.2 6.0 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.8 6.9 7.4 7.6 10.5 9.8 9.8 10.4 10.6 10.1 10.4 10.7 12.7 26.3 26.8 29.6 31.7 32.1 31.1 33.3 33.0 33.9
South Carolina 45000 8.7 9.2 9.0 9.3 9.2 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.5 17.1 17.0 16.6 16.2 17.0 17.3 16.8 16.4 14.0 32.7 34.1 35.5 36.0 36.8 37.4 37.3 38.0 38.8
South Dakota 46000 5.1 5.4 5.2 5.5 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.5 5.8 10.8 11.0 11.4 11.1 11.4 11.4 11.5 12.2 13.9 22.9 24.7 26.6 27.7 27.7 28.0 29.5 31.1 32.0
Tennessee 47000 8.2 8.8 8.5 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.8 8.8 9.1 17.6 17.7 16.9 16.9 17.4 16.9 16.8 16.3 14.3 30.2 32.1 32.7 33.6 33.4 33.1 33.4 34.1 34.9
Texas 48000 6.9 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 15.6 16.0 15.9 16.1 16.5 16.6 16.2 16.1 17.3 2 17.5 17.9 17.5 17.0 28.9 30.0 30.4 30.7 31.5
Utah 49000 5.7 6.0 5.6 5.9 5.9 6.3 6.6 6.6 6.7 10.3 10.8 10.5 10.8 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.5 21.5 13.5 14.3 15.1 15.5 15.7 15.7 16.2 16.5 17.1
Vermont 50000 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.7 6.0 5.4 6.2 6.3 6.5 8.5 9.3 8.5 8.7 8.5 8.2 8.9 8.4 11.1 20.1 22.7 23.4 24.2 25.3 24.9 26.4 26.1 28.0
Virginia 51000 7.2 7.2 7.4 7.3 7.5 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.9 11.7 11.5 11.0 10.9 11.3 11.4 11.0 11.0 13.9 26.0 27.3 28.3 29.0 29.2 29.3 28.8 29.3 29.8
Washington 53000 5.3 5.1 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 10.8 10.8 10.6 11.0 11.1 11.5 11.2 11.0 14.0 23.7 25.1 25.3 26.3 26.0 26.7 27.3 27.1 27.9
West Virginia 54000 7.1 6.8 7.2 7.2 7.5 7.9 8.0 8.3 8.0 17.8 17.6 17.2 17.6 17.4 17.2 16.7 15.9 11.5 25.4 26.7 27.7 29.0 30.2 30.5 31.3 31.3 32.4
Wisconsin 55000 5.9 6.1 5.9 6.1 6.4 6.0 6.3 6.4 6.5 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.4 10.3 10.5 10.6 10.7 12.9 24.2 25.0 26.1 27.1 27.2 27.4 27.4 28.1 28.5
Wyoming 56000 7.4 7.0 7.3 7.3 8.8 7.4 8.4 9.0 8.9 13.6 14.0 13.2 14.0 14.5 15.2 14.3 14.1 13.0 19.8 22.1 24.0 25.8 27.5 26.4 27.0 27.3 29.6
Puerto Rico (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 10.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 15.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 47.0
Virgin Islands (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 9.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 15.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 69.6
Guam (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 29.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 54.2
American Samoa (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 3.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 27.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 34.2
Northern Marianas (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 8.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 21.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 45.6


NA Not available.
1 Less than 2,500 grams (5 pounds-8 ounces).
2 Marital status of mother is inferred.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; and National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report). http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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