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Table 10 Low Birth Weight Infants

Low Birth Weight (< 2,500 grams) Infants
by Public Health Region and County
Texas, 2014
Geographic Area Total % White** % Black % Hispanic %
TEXAS 32,661 8.2 12,244 7.5 6,161 13.4 14,256 7.5
REGION 1 1,152 9.2 485 8 131 17.6 536 9.3
REGION 2 584 8.2 378 7.8 42 10.9 164 8.6
REGION 3 8,318 8 3,642 7.2 2,147 13.6 2,529 6.7
REGION 4 1,135 7.8 613 6.9 327 14.8 195 5.7
REGION 5 909 9.2 477 8.3 287 13.5 145 7.1
REGION 6 8,528 8.4 3,191 7.9 2,184 12.9 3,153 7.2
REGION 7 3,417 7.5 1,753 7.2 611 13.2 1,053 6.4
REGION 8 3,435 8.5 963 7.3 300 14.6 2,172 8.6
REGION 9 821 7.8 327 7.5 51 15.4 443 7.5
REGION 10 1,136 8.2 149 7 52 12.5 935 8.3
REGION 11 3,226 8.1 266 8 29 12.8 2,931 8.1
ANDERSON 45 7.9 32 9.2 8 8.8 5 3.8
ANDREWS 21 6.1 4 3.3 0 - 17 7.7
ANGELINA 98 8.4 61 9.4 20 10.8 17 5
ARANSAS 24 8.8 16 10.4 0 - 8 7.1
ARCHER 3 3.6 3 4.1 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 53 7.5 13 5.7 0 - 40 8.4
AUSTIN 34 9.4 18 9.5 4 10.5 12 8.9
BAILEY 6 6.5 1 4.3 1 * 4 5.8
BANDERA 17 10.8 14 11.9 0 - 3 7.9
BASTROP 71 6.8 36 7.7 5 8.3 30 5.9
BAYLOR 4 9.3 3 9.1 0 - 1 *
BEE 37 8.9 8 9.2 4 * 25 7.8
BELL 507 8.2 233 7.1 164 12.6 110 6.9
BEXAR 2,461 8.9 611 7.6 270 15.1 1,580 8.8
BLANCO 4 3.9 2 3.1 0 - 2 5.6
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 10 6.1 9 7.3 0 - 1 2.6
BOWIE 125 10.4 61 8 59 17.9 5 4.3
BRAZORIA 374 7.8 215 7.9 62 12.3 97 6.2
BRAZOS 209 7.4 93 6.1 54 15.2 62 6.5
BREWSTER 6 5.8 5 8.8 0 - 1 2.1
BRISCOE 2 * 0 - 0 - 2 *
BROOKS 8 6.9 1 * 0 - 7 6.5
BROWN 29 6.8 18 5.9 2 * 9 8.6
BURLESON 17 8.1 12 9.8 2 7.4 3 4.9
BURNET 27 5.9 14 4.8 2 * 11 6.9
CALDWELL 54 10.5 29 15.8 2 * 23 7.2
CALHOUN 19 6.3 7 6 0 - 12 6.5
CALLAHAN 17 10.7 17 12.4 0 - 0 -
CAMERON 610 8.4 32 9.4 1 * 577 8.4
CAMP 24 11 14 14.4 6 16.2 4 4.7
CARSON 1 1.4 1 1.6 0 - 0 -
CASS 28 8 16 6.4 7 8.1 5 *
CASTRO 8 6.8 1 4 0 - 7 7.7
CHAMBERS 30 6.4 19 5.7 2 7.1 9 8.3
CHEROKEE 48 6.5 31 7.6 10 11.6 7 2.8
CHILDRESS 7 8.5 7 13.5 0 - 0 -
CLAY 2 2.4 2 2.6 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 3 6.5 0 - 0 - 3 10.7
COKE 1 3.3 1 4.5 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 12 14.5 10 14.9 0 - 2 *
COLLIN 861 7.9 607 7.8 119 12.2 135 6.6
COLLINGSWORTH 3 10.7 1 * 0 - 2 *
COLORADO 20 7.5 10 8.3 4 12.1 6 5.3
COMAL 128 8.9 72 7.9 3 * 53 10.2
COMANCHE 10 7.2 2 2.9 0 - 8 11.8
CONCHO 4 16 3 * 0 - 1 *
COOKE 31 5.6 23 5.7 4 * 4 2.9
CORYELL 92 8.7 63 8.3 17 14.9 12 6.4
COTTLE 3 * 3 * 0 - 0 -
CRANE 9 11.5 1 4.5 0 - 8 14.5
CROCKETT 6 9.7 1 * 0 - 5 11.6
CROSBY 12 13.3 4 15.4 0 - 8 12.9
CULBERSON 1 3.7 1 * 0 - 0 -
DALLAM 9 7.1 6 9.8 1 * 2 3.1
DALLAS 3,412 8.6 969 7.9 1,112 13.3 1,331 7
DAWSON 10 6 3 5.7 2 * 5 4.7
DEAF SMITH 21 6.5 2 3.6 0 - 19 7.2
DELTA 9 12.5 5 9.1 3 * 1 *
DENTON 711 7.2 459 7 109 13.3 143 5.7
DEWITT 26 9 8 5.3 2 * 16 13.3
DICKENS 2 * 1 * 0 - 1 *
DIMMIT 15 7.9 1 * 0 - 14 7.9
DONLEY 2 7.1 1 * 1 * 0 -
DUVAL 18 9.3 1 * 0 - 17 9.4
EASTLAND 17 7.8 16 8.6 0 - 1 3.6
ECTOR 249 7.9 91 9.2 13 13.7 145 7
EDWARDS 2 7.1 1 * 0 - 1 4.5
ELLIS 164 7.7 92 7.4 27 13.6 45 6.5
EL PASO 1,107 8.2 140 6.9 52 12.5 915 8.3
ERATH 25 4.7 23 6.3 0 - 2 1.2
FALLS 28 12.8 12 14.1 12 20 4 5.5
FANNIN 17 5.2 11 4.1 2 * 4 8.2
FAYETTE 23 9.5 11 8.1 2 * 10 10.9
FISHER 5 9.8 4 10.5 0 - 1 *
FLOYD 10 15.4 0 - 0 - 10 18.9
FOARD 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
FORT BEND 853 9.2 452 9 194 10.4 207 8.5
FRANKLIN 3 3.3 2 2.8 0 - 1 *
FREESTONE 17 8.4 7 5.8 6 17.6 4 8.3
FRIO 25 9.2 2 4.4 1 * 22 9.8
GAINES 20 5 10 4.3 0 - 10 5.9
GALVESTON 372 9 202 8.1 84 15.6 86 7.9
GARZA 7 11.1 2 6.5 0 - 5 18.5
GILLESPIE 19 7.5 14 9.5 0 - 5 4.8
GLASSCOCK 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
GOLIAD 3 3.9 1 2.4 1 * 1 3.2
GONZALES 32 10 10 9.3 2 * 20 10.2
GRAY 32 9.4 19 9.7 1 * 12 8.6
GRAYSON 111 7.2 65 5.8 20 23 26 7.8
GREGG 152 7.8 58 5.8 59 13.9 35 6.5
GRIMES 29 8.6 16 9.2 6 13 7 5.9
GUADALUPE 129 7.2 66 7.2 9 11 54 6.9
HALE 49 10.6 10 7.5 2 * 37 11.7
HALL 5 14.7 2 * 1 * 2 *
HAMILTON 2 2.4 2 2.9 0 - 0 -
HANSFORD 3 3.4 2 5.6 0 - 1 1.9
HARDEMAN 3 6.8 1 3.7 0 - 2 *
HARDIN 65 9.4 62 9.9 2 5.9 1 3
HARRIS 6,090 8.5 1,859 7.9 1,742 13.2 2,489 7.2
HARRISON 52 6.3 28 6 16 10.1 8 4.1
HARTLEY 4 6.7 4 9.5 0 - 0 -
HASKELL 1 2 0 - 0 - 1 *
HAYS 148 6.3 75 6.2 8 14.5 65 5.9
HEMPHILL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
HENDERSON 60 6.8 46 7 4 7 10 5.8
HIDALGO 1,275 7.8 40 8.8 2 8 1,233 7.8
HILL 24 5.8 18 7.1 4 12.5 2 1.6
HOCKLEY 34 11 18 14.1 3 * 13 7.6
HOOD 44 7.6 39 8.2 0 - 5 4.9
HOPKINS 34 7.2 25 7.4 2 8.3 7 6.4
HOUSTON 13 6.3 6 4.8 5 10.6 2 6.3
HOWARD 41 7.9 27 9.8 1 * 13 5.6
HUDSPETH 6 15.8 1 * 0 - 5 13.5
HUNT 101 8.9 63 8.1 19 17.8 19 7.4
HUTCHINSON 25 8.1 17 7.6 2 * 6 8.6
IRION 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
JACK 10 10.1 7 9.3 0 - 3 13
JACKSON 16 7.9 5 4.6 4 * 7 9.2
JASPER 37 9.5 25 8.9 10 13.2 2 5.7
JEFF DAVIS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 363 10 104 7.6 184 14.1 75 7.9
JIM HOGG 8 8.6 1 * 0 - 7 8.2
JIM WELLS 83 11.4 7 6.5 2 * 74 11.9
JOHNSON 154 7.6 105 7.1 4 8.7 45 9
JONES 12 6.5 9 7.2 0 - 3 5.8
KARNES 14 7.3 2 3.4 0 - 12 9.4
KAUFMAN 122 8 74 7.6 26 15 22 5.7
KENDALL 28 7.8 20 8.2 0 - 8 7
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KERR 37 6.8 20 6.3 0 - 17 7.8
KIMBLE 4 8.7 4 11.4 0 - 0 -
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 2 8.3 0 - 0 - 2 *
KLEBERG 35 7.3 7 6.8 1 * 27 7.5
KNOX 5 7.2 3 9.4 0 - 2 5.7
LAMAR 80 11.1 45 8.6 27 22.1 8 11.4
LAMB 22 11.1 7 12.1 2 * 13 9.8
LAMPASAS 13 5.2 11 6.1 0 - 2 3.3
LA SALLE 10 9.6 1 * 0 - 9 10.6
LAVACA 17 7 8 5 1 * 8 12.3
LEE 11 4.9 8 7.3 1 4.2 2 2.2
LEON 21 10.2 16 11.3 1 * 4 7.4
LIBERTY 95 8.8 53 7.7 13 15.7 29 9.4
LIMESTONE 23 6.8 12 7.1 3 7.1 8 6.3
LIPSCOMB 3 8.1 1 * 0 - 2 *
LIVE OAK 6 4.3 2 3.4 0 - 4 5.1
LLANO 15 9.3 12 9.1 0 - 3 11.1
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 416 9.8 171 8.2 67 19.8 178 9.9
LYNN 8 12.5 2 6.3 1 * 5 16.7
MCCULLOCH 9 10.8 7 14.3 0 - 2 6.1
MCLENNAN 317 8.8 147 8.1 74 14.3 96 7.5
MCMULLEN 2 * 0 - 0 - 2 *
MADISON 10 6 4 4.7 3 10.7 3 5.8
MARION 4 4.6 2 3.1 2 * 0 -
MARTIN 4 3.4 2 3.2 0 - 2 3.5
MASON 2 7.1 1 * 0 - 1 *
MATAGORDA 40 7 8 4.2 6 9.5 26 8.2
MAVERICK 107 9.2 4 8.9 0 - 103 9.2
MEDINA 49 8.1 18 7.1 1 * 30 8.7
MENARD 2 8.7 0 - 0 - 2 *
MIDLAND 233 8.3 92 7.4 29 19.1 112 7.9
MILAM 28 8.5 16 9.1 1 3 11 9
MILLS 10 17.2 8 18.6 0 - 2 *
MITCHELL 10 10.8 2 3.8 1 * 7 17.5
MONTAGUE 14 6.4 10 5.5 0 - 4 10.5
MONTGOMERY 465 6.7 288 6.3 35 11 142 6.8
MOORE 43 10.2 16 9.9 0 - 27 10.5
MORRIS 11 7.7 4 4.4 6 20.7 1 4.2
MOTLEY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
NACOGDOCHES 68 7.7 30 6.7 19 11.4 19 7.1
NAVARRO 68 8.9 30 7.7 15 14.7 23 8.4
NEWTON 10 7.3 6 5.5 4 17.4 0 -
NOLAN 23 9.9 13 10.7 0 - 10 10.1
NUECES 459 8.9 112 8 18 14.3 329 9
OCHILTREE 13 6.9 7 10.6 0 - 6 4.9
OLDHAM 1 4.5 1 * 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 106 9 83 8.6 15 13.2 8 8.3
PALO PINTO 29 8 24 9.2 0 - 5 5.3
PANOLA 25 9 16 7.9 8 21.6 1 2.6
PARKER 93 6.5 75 6.3 3 * 15 6.9
PARMER 8 6.7 2 5.4 0 - 6 7.4
PECOS 21 9.3 1 2 0 - 20 11.5
POLK 49 10.3 39 10.8 4 15.4 6 6.8
POTTER 208 10 78 9.1 36 15.6 94 9.6
PRESIDIO 16 11.3 2 * 0 - 14 10.9
RAINS 5 5.7 4 5.1 0 - 1 *
RANDALL 133 7.6 84 6.7 7 9.9 42 9.5
REAGAN 5 10.6 1 * 1 * 3 8.3
REAL 2 5.6 1 4.2 0 - 1 *
RED RIVER 14 11.2 8 8.7 5 * 1 *
REEVES 21 10.4 1 4 0 - 20 11.4
REFUGIO 9 9.7 5 10.2 0 - 4 10.5
ROBERTS 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 18 7.7 8 6.6 5 9.6 5 8.1
ROCKWALL 89 9.1 62 8.7 8 15.4 19 8.8
RUNNELS 3 3 2 3.4 0 - 1 2.5
RUSK 39 6.8 20 5.6 8 12.3 11 7.3
SABINE 10 12.2 10 14.1 0 - 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 10 10.9 6 9.8 4 19 0 -
SAN JACINTO 24 8.5 14 6.8 2 7.1 8 16
SAN PATRICIO 84 8 21 5.7 1 * 62 9.3
SAN SABA 3 4.3 1 3 0 - 2 5.6
SCHLEICHER 4 10 1 * 0 - 3 9.4
SCURRY 26 10 12 9.2 1 * 13 10.7
SHACKELFORD 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 26 7.7 10 5.5 12 22.2 4 4
SHERMAN 2 5.1 1 * 0 - 1 3.8
SMITH 229 7.3 104 6.1 82 16.2 43 4.5
SOMERVELL 3 3.5 2 3.8 0 - 1 3.2
STARR 86 6.2 2 * 0 - 84 6.1
STEPHENS 6 6.3 6 9.8 0 - 0 -
STERLING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 2 * 0 - 0 - 2 *
SUTTON 5 9.4 3 13 0 - 2 6.7
SWISHER 7 7.4 0 - 2 * 5 7.6
TARRANT 2,240 7.9 888 6.7 679 14 673 6.6
TAYLOR 205 9.7 124 8.8 23 15.8 58 10.2
TERRELL 4 * 4 * 0 - 0 -
TERRY 25 11.9 6 8 1 * 18 13.6
THROCKMORTON 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 41 7.6 11 5.6 7 16.3 23 7.7
TOM GREEN 121 7.3 57 6.5 4 8.7 60 8.1
TRAVIS 1,187 7.3 580 7.3 177 13.5 430 6.1
TRINITY 12 7.6 10 8 1 * 1 4.8
TYLER 18 8.4 11 6.2 5 20.8 2 *
UPSHUR 48 9.8 38 9.5 5 14.7 5 9.4
UPTON 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
UVALDE 26 6.4 5 5.3 0 - 21 6.7
VAL VERDE 57 6.6 8 5.6 1 * 48 6.7
VAN ZANDT 32 5.6 22 4.9 0 - 10 9.9
VICTORIA 93 7.1 33 6.2 5 10.2 55 7.5
WALKER 57 8.5 28 7.5 23 15.8 6 3.9
WALLER 53 8 21 7.7 6 7.8 26 8.3
WARD 14 7.5 5 7.4 1 * 8 7.3
WASHINGTON 37 8.9 19 8.4 12 15.2 6 5.6
WEBB 442 8.1 11 8.1 0 - 431 8.1
WHARTON 45 8.2 18 9.7 9 12.9 18 6.1
WHEELER 7 7.4 6 11.5 1 * 0 -
WICHITA 141 7.8 98 8 12 7.2 31 7.5
WILBARGER 10 6.6 5 5.9 3 * 2 3.8
WILLACY 16 5.5 0 - 0 - 16 5.7
WILLIAMSON 462 7.2 279 6.5 50 12.8 133 7.5
WILSON 34 6.6 15 5.2 0 - 19 8.6
WINKLER 9 6.7 5 10.6 0 - 4 4.7
WISE 43 5.6 31 5.5 0 - 12 6
WOOD 27 6.5 21 6.3 3 * 3 4.2
YOAKUM 9 6.1 2 7.4 2 * 5 4.3
YOUNG 10 4.3 7 4.2 0 - 3 4.8
ZAPATA 24 7.8 0 - 0 - 24 8
ZAVALA 14 7.1 3 * 0 - 11 6

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 July 1, 2016