New maps and data now available for the Low Birth Weight indicator from the 2022 County Health Rankings.

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The new seven-year average birth weight data for 2014-2020 are now available (replacing data for 2013-2019). Data were from the National Center for Health Statistics – Natality files and are used for the 2022 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.