New maps and data now available for the Low Birth Weight indicator from the 2023 County Health Rankings.

The new seven-year average birth weight data for 2014-2020 are now available. Data were from the National Center for Health Statistics - Natality files and are used for the 2023 County Health Rankings. Percentage of live births with low birthweight (< 2,500 grams) are reported for US states and counties with 10 or more low birthweight births over the report period.