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Low Birthweight (San Diego County, 2012)

Percentage of children born at a low weight (under 2,500 grams) in San Diego County, 2012.

  • 9.8% of African American infants in San Diego County are born at a low weight.
     
  • 5.9% of Latino infants in San Diego County are born at a low weight.
     
  • 7.7% of Asian and Pacific Islander infants in San Diego County are born at a low weight.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/
Alaska Native

Asian/
Pacific
Islander

White

Multiracial

Percentage of Low Birthweight Infants, San Diego County, 2012

9.8

5.9

LNE

7.7

5.6

6.3

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Footnote: LNE (Low Number Event) refers to data that have been suppressed because there were fewer than 20 cases in the numerator.

Source: 
Vital Statistics Section, CD-Rom Public Use Birth Files (Low Birthweight), California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics
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