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Table 10 Low Birth Weight Infants

COUNTY TOTAL
NUMBER
TOTAL
PERCENT
WHITE**
NUMBER
WHITE**
PERCENT
BLACK
NUMBER
BLACK
PERCENT
HISPANIC
NUMBER
HISPANIC
PERCENT
TEXAS 32,175 8.3 12,129 7.7 5,837 13.2 14,209 7.7
REGION 1 1,131 9.0 541 8.6 115 16.0 475 8.4
REGION 2 582 8.5 361 7.9 69 16.9 152 8.1
REGION 3 8,165 8.1 3,674 7.5 2,000 13.1 2,491 6.8
REGION 4 1,051 7.3 577 6.6 283 12.2 191 5.7
REGION 5 910 9.0 472 8.0 306 14.2 132 6.4
REGION 6 8,223 8.5 3,020 7.9 2,052 12.8 3,151 7.4
REGION 7 3,511 8.1 1,734 7.4 605 13.7 1,172 7.4
REGION 8 3,347 8.6 966 7.8 296 14.8 2,085 8.5
REGION 9 792 7.9 340 8.2 36 12.0 416 7.4
REGION 10 1,216 8.8 156 7.9 46 12.8 1,014 8.8
REGION 11 3,247 8.3 288 8.7 29 12.8 2,930 8.2
ANDERSON 46 7.8 28 8.2 9 9.3 9 6.1
ANDREWS 20 6.0 7 6.7 0 - 13 5.8
ANGELINA 111 9.0 58 8.2 21 11.2 32 9.2
ARANSAS 31 11.7 18 11.3 0 - 13 12.6
ARCHER 2 2.9 2 3.3 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 3 11.5 3 12.0 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 53 8.3 10 5.4 0 - 43 9.4
AUSTIN 27 8.2 15 9.3 4 10.3 8 6.2
BAILEY 8 7.2 1 2.4 0 - 7 10.0
BANDERA 17 10.8 10 8.1 0 - 7 20.0
BASTROP 71 7.3 36 7.5 8 17.0 27 6.0
BAYLOR 1 3.3 1 4.2 0 - 0 -
BEE 32 8.1 9 9.0 0 - 23 7.9
BELL 538 8.5 252 7.3 159 12.6 127 7.7
BEXAR 2,422 9.0 607 8.0 268 15.4 1,547 8.8
BLANCO 3 4.5 2 4.4 0 - 1 4.5
BORDEN 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 16 8.0 10 7.2 1 * 5 9.1
BOWIE 84 7.1 41 5.8 40 10.7 3 2.9
BRAZORIA 412 8.8 219 8.5 61 12.6 132 8.2
BRAZOS 199 7.6 93 6.6 53 14.9 53 6.1
BREWSTER 9 7.8 5 9.6 0 - 4 6.5
BRISCOE 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BROOKS 12 8.9 3 * 0 - 9 7.1
BROWN 49 11.7 33 10.6 4 * 12 13.2
BURLESON 9 5.1 6 5.5 3 10.7 0 -
BURNET 30 6.3 19 6.5 1 * 10 5.8
CALDWELL 33 7.2 12 7.5 3 * 18 6.1
CALHOUN 23 7.5 12 9.4 0 - 11 6.3
CALLAHAN 8 6.3 7 6.1 0 - 1 *
CAMERON 562 7.6 27 7.8 1 * 534 7.6
CAMP 15 7.2 5 5.0 2 5.9 8 11.0
CARSON 5 9.6 5 10.4 0 - 0 -
CASS 23 6.2 9 3.4 14 18.7 0 -
CASTRO 9 7.6 0 - 0 - 9 10.2
CHAMBERS 50 10.8 36 11.2 2 7.7 12 10.5
CHEROKEE 53 6.9 21 5.6 15 13.4 17 5.9
CHILDRESS 9 12.9 5 11.6 0 - 4 15.4
CLAY 8 7.9 8 9.1 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 2 4.9 0 - 1 * 1 3.2
COKE 1 3.3 1 4.3 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 6 6.9 5 7.2 0 - 1 *
COLLIN 845 8.0 582 7.6 116 11.9 147 7.5
COLLINGSWORTH 2 4.7 1 4.8 0 - 1 *
COLORADO 20 8.2 8 7.9 4 14.8 8 6.8
COMAL 111 8.1 67 7.8 0 - 44 8.9
COMANCHE 10 6.6 7 7.6 0 - 3 5.0
CONCHO 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
COOKE 35 6.6 21 5.9 2 * 12 7.9
CORYELL 81 7.6 65 8.3 4 3.6 12 6.8
COTTLE 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
CRANE 4 4.9 0 - 0 - 4 6.9
CROCKETT 3 6.0 0 - 0 - 3 7.9
CROSBY 1 1.5 0 - 0 - 1 2.3
CULBERSON 4 12.5 1 * 0 - 3 11.5
DALLAM 10 7.1 7 9.9 0 - 3 4.3
DALLAS 3,338 8.6 953 8.2 1,108 13.5 1,277 6.8
DAWSON 14 7.4 5 8.8 0 - 9 7.3
DEAF SMITH 26 7.7 3 6.4 1 * 22 7.6
DELTA 5 8.8 2 4.7 2 * 1 *
DENTON 665 7.0 432 6.9 88 10.6 145 5.9
DEWITT 16 6.0 6 4.0 1 * 9 8.8
DICKENS 8 32.0 7 * 0 - 1 *
DIMMIT 14 7.2 1 * 0 - 13 7.4
DONLEY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
DUVAL 12 7.8 0 - 0 - 12 8.2
EASTLAND 17 8.1 16 8.8 0 - 1 3.7
ECTOR 242 8.3 91 9.9 9 10.8 142 7.4
EDWARDS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ELLIS 165 8.0 95 7.7 23 13.0 47 7.3
EL PASO 1,189 8.8 149 7.8 46 12.9 994 8.8
ERATH 35 7.2 27 7.6 0 - 8 6.3
FALLS 24 11.8 7 8.2 8 12.9 9 16.1
FANNIN 17 5.2 10 3.9 3 * 4 7.8
FAYETTE 11 4.5 4 2.8 2 * 5 5.9
FISHER 2 6.9 1 * 0 - 1 *
FLOYD 6 7.5 2 * 0 - 4 6.5
FOARD 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
FORT BEND 793 9.3 402 8.7 201 12.4 190 8.2
FRANKLIN 14 12.0 13 14.8 0 - 1 4.5
FREESTONE 20 9.3 7 5.6 10 31.3 3 5.3
FRIO 28 10.6 3 5.8 0 - 25 12.0
GAINES 24 6.1 13 5.7 0 - 11 6.8
GALVESTON 331 8.4 191 8.3 70 12.6 70 6.3
GARZA 8 12.3 3 10.3 1 * 4 13.3
GILLESPIE 17 7.1 11 7.5 0 - 6 6.4
GLASSCOCK 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
GOLIAD 3 4.9 2 6.1 1 * 0 -
GONZALES 22 7.8 14 15.7 0 - 8 4.3
GRAY 29 8.5 11 5.5 0 - 18 13.2
GRAYSON 100 6.6 63 5.7 14 16.9 23 7.2
GREGG 113 6.0 47 5.0 35 9.0 31 5.7
GRIMES 38 11.7 16 9.5 9 15.5 13 13.0
GUADALUPE 129 7.5 67 7.4 13 15.7 49 6.6
HALE 51 9.9 13 8.5 5 * 33 9.6
HALL 7 22.6 1 * 1 * 5 *
HAMILTON 2 2.5 1 1.6 0 - 1 *
HANSFORD 7 8.5 2 5.4 0 - 5 11.1
HARDEMAN 3 7.7 2 7.1 0 - 1 *
HARDIN 57 8.0 48 7.6 7 17.1 2 5.0
HARRIS 5,862 8.6 1,722 7.9 1,629 13.0 2,511 7.4
HARRISON 55 6.5 28 5.8 20 11.1 7 3.8
HARTLEY 3 4.3 3 6.7 0 - 0 -
HASKELL 3 6.7 2 6.7 0 - 1 *
HAYS 172 8.1 71 6.8 5 9.1 96 9.3
HEMPHILL 2 3.1 1 3.0 0 - 1 3.1
HENDERSON 67 7.6 50 7.5 4 8.2 13 7.9
HIDALGO 1,259 7.8 36 8.2 1 * 1,222 7.8
HILL 33 8.5 23 9.5 2 7.4 8 6.7
HOCKLEY 35 11.2 18 15.3 4 * 13 6.9
HOOD 39 6.5 36 7.3 0 - 3 2.7
HOPKINS 41 9.6 33 11.0 5 17.2 3 3.0
HOUSTON 19 8.0 5 4.1 13 16.5 1 2.9
HOWARD 45 10.1 24 10.9 1 * 20 9.2
HUDSPETH 5 12.5 0 - 0 - 5 13.2
HUNT 91 8.5 63 8.6 16 15.1 12 5.0
HUTCHINSON 31 10.2 25 11.8 0 - 6 6.8
IRION 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
JACK 9 9.3 8 10.1 0 - 1 *
JACKSON 15 7.9 11 10.5 0 - 4 5.3
JASPER 42 9.3 28 8.3 10 14.1 4 9.1
JEFF DAVIS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 361 10.2 118 8.9 186 14.8 57 6.0
JIM HOGG 10 10.6 0 - 0 - 10 11.2
JIM WELLS 68 10.4 9 9.8 0 - 59 10.5
JOHNSON 135 6.7 105 7.2 2 4.7 28 5.6
JONES 13 7.2 11 9.2 2 * 0 -
KARNES 17 9.8 4 7.3 0 - 13 11.0
KAUFMAN 140 9.3 90 9.2 18 11.3 32 8.7
KENDALL 21 6.6 13 6.2 0 - 8 7.5
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 2 * 0 - 0 - 2 *
KERR 30 6.0 19 6.6 1 * 10 5.0
KIMBLE 3 7.3 2 6.9 0 - 1 *
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 2 6.1 0 - 0 - 2 7.7
KLEBERG 35 7.0 6 5.2 1 * 28 7.5
KNOX 6 12.8 2 8.3 0 - 4 19.0
LAMAR 59 9.0 43 8.7 13 14.0 3 4.7
LAMB 10 5.1 2 3.4 0 - 8 6.2
LAMPASAS 17 6.7 17 9.8 0 - 0 -
LA SALLE 8 8.1 1 * 0 - 7 7.8
LAVACA 12 6.1 7 5.9 0 - 5 7.6
LEE 19 10.4 14 14.9 0 - 5 6.4
LEON 12 6.2 7 5.1 2 * 3 6.3
LIBERTY 88 8.2 59 8.3 5 6.8 24 8.1
LIMESTONE 29 10.5 18 12.2 3 10.7 8 8.1
LIPSCOMB 1 1.9 0 - 0 - 1 4.0
LIVE OAK 11 9.5 7 11.9 0 - 4 7.0
LLANO 11 6.8 7 5.3 1 * 3 10.3
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 423 10.2 195 9.1 55 16.3 173 10.5
LYNN 6 7.5 1 3.6 0 - 5 9.6
MCCULLOCH 11 13.3 7 13.5 0 - 4 12.9
MCLENNAN 283 8.1 126 7.3 71 12.2 86 7.1
MCMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 10 6.7 5 6.4 2 8.7 3 6.1
MARION 12 11.4 8 11.1 4 15.4 0 -
MARTIN 9 9.1 6 15.4 0 - 3 5.0
MASON 5 13.2 1 3.8 0 - 4 *
MATAGORDA 55 10.5 23 11.2 10 21.7 22 8.1
MAVERICK 77 7.0 2 5.7 0 - 75 7.1
MEDINA 47 8.9 15 7.3 0 - 32 9.9
MENARD 1 4.2 1 * 0 - 0 -
MIDLAND 185 6.8 88 7.0 16 12.0 81 6.2
MILAM 31 10.3 19 11.9 3 9.4 9 8.1
MILLS 3 6.1 3 7.5 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 11 11.5 7 14.6 0 - 4 8.7
MONTAGUE 17 7.7 15 8.0 0 - 2 6.1
MONTGOMERY 437 6.6 289 6.5 38 13.6 110 5.8
MOORE 43 9.8 22 12.9 0 - 21 8.1
MORRIS 16 10.2 9 9.1 5 13.2 2 *
MOTLEY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
NACOGDOCHES 55 6.2 26 5.8 18 10.6 11 4.2
NAVARRO 65 9.6 31 9.5 20 19.6 14 5.6
NEWTON 19 13.3 14 12.2 4 16.7 1 *
NOLAN 13 5.9 6 5.8 0 - 7 7.0
NUECES 452 9.1 117 8.2 24 17.0 311 9.2
OCHILTREE 10 5.5 3 4.3 0 - 7 6.3
OLDHAM 5 16.1 4 14.8 0 - 1 *
ORANGE 124 10.7 98 10.5 19 15.3 7 7.3
PALO PINTO 23 6.1 14 5.4 0 - 9 8.0
PANOLA 15 4.9 10 4.7 3 6.7 2 4.2
PARKER 88 6.8 77 7.1 0 - 11 5.9
PARMER 4 2.5 3 4.8 0 - 1 1.1
PECOS 24 10.0 4 6.9 1 * 19 10.6
POLK 32 6.1 20 5.3 8 19.0 4 4.0
POTTER 208 10.0 103 11.1 39 16.6 66 7.2
PRESIDIO 9 6.9 1 * 0 - 8 7.0
RAINS 3 3.3 3 3.8 0 - 0 -
RANDALL 112 6.6 82 6.6 6 10.9 24 6.2
REAGAN 6 7.3 1 4.3 0 - 5 8.6
REAL 2 6.3 2 9.5 0 - 0 -
RED RIVER 14 8.9 10 8.7 4 17.4 0 -
REEVES 20 10.3 0 - 0 - 20 11.7
REFUGIO 5 6.5 1 4.3 1 * 3 6.4
ROBERTS 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 28 13.5 13 14.0 10 16.9 5 9.1
ROCKWALL 59 6.1 45 6.3 3 7.3 11 5.1
RUNNELS 8 8.2 2 3.4 0 - 6 15.8
RUSK 38 6.1 24 6.4 6 7.1 8 5.1
SABINE 5 5.3 2 2.5 2 * 1 *
SAN AUGUSTINE 9 9.1 3 5.3 5 18.5 1 *
SAN JACINTO 22 7.7 16 7.5 4 12.1 2 5.3
SAN PATRICIO 97 10.0 29 9.2 0 - 68 10.6
SAN SABA 5 8.5 3 10.3 0 - 2 6.7
SCHLEICHER 3 7.3 2 * 0 - 1 3.6
SCURRY 22 9.1 9 8.9 1 * 12 8.9
SHACKELFORD 8 23.5 8 26.7 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 23 6.1 11 4.9 5 8.9 7 7.1
SHERMAN 4 9.5 1 * 0 - 3 11.1
SMITH 250 8.1 106 6.5 84 15.3 60 6.7
SOMERVELL 12 12.6 5 7.8 0 - 7 22.6
STARR 121 8.9 2 * 0 - 119 8.8
STEPHENS 13 11.6 10 14.1 0 - 3 7.7
STERLING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 7 12.1 1 * 0 - 6 15.8
SWISHER 6 5.5 1 2.6 2 * 3 4.5
TARRANT 2,251 8.1 973 7.3 587 13.1 691 6.9
TAYLOR 157 7.9 86 6.7 27 17.6 44 7.9
TERRELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TERRY 20 9.8 6 8.5 0 - 14 10.7
THROCKMORTON 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 36 7.3 7 4.5 13 28.9 16 5.5
TOM GREEN 127 8.2 65 8.0 9 22.5 53 7.6
TRAVIS 1,293 8.2 582 7.7 192 16.2 519 7.4
TRINITY 11 8.8 6 6.3 3 * 2 *
TYLER 20 9.1 19 9.9 1 * 0 -
UPSHUR 27 5.5 25 6.3 1 2.6 1 1.8
UPTON 5 8.5 4 12.9 0 - 1 3.6
UVALDE 36 8.6 9 9.7 0 - 27 8.3
VAL VERDE 65 7.4 8 5.8 2 * 55 7.5
VAN ZANDT 40 6.8 34 7.0 4 * 2 2.3
VICTORIA 122 9.1 54 9.5 9 12.3 59 8.5
WALKER 47 7.4 25 7.1 9 7.4 13 8.3
WALLER 43 7.2 15 6.7 7 8.4 21 7.3
WARD 22 11.3 10 12.7 0 - 12 11.3
WASHINGTON 30 7.6 11 5.2 11 13.1 8 8.0
WEBB 480 8.6 21 12.0 1 * 458 8.5
WHARTON 58 10.9 16 8.6 12 15.4 30 11.2
WHEELER 1 1.3 1 2.2 0 - 0 -
WICHITA 176 10.0 105 9.2 33 17.7 38 8.8
WILBARGER 7 4.3 4 4.1 0 - 3 5.1
WILLACY 32 10.2 3 * 0 - 29 9.7
WILLIAMSON 460 7.6 285 7.1 42 13.0 133 7.9
WILSON 24 4.6 10 3.2 1 * 13 6.5
WINKLER 6 4.6 2 5.0 0 - 4 4.5
WISE 62 7.9 52 8.9 0 - 10 4.9
WOOD 25 6.1 21 6.3 0 - 4 6.3
YOAKUM 15 7.8 5 9.4 0 - 10 7.2
YOUNG 8 3.6 2 1.2 1 * 5 9.4
ZAPATA 28 10.2 0 - 0 - 28 10.4
ZAVALA 14 6.9 1 * 0 - 13 6.7
TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2013

Note: Denominator for percent excludes missing data.
* Percent is not computed if denominator is less than or equal to 20.
- Percent is not computed if numerator is equal to 0.
** Includes Other and Unknown Race/Ethnicity.


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Last updated May 3, 2018