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Relevant Population Characteristics for Low Birth Weight

Relevant Population Characteristics

2014-2016 data show the following population subgroups at higher risk of having a low birth weight infant: *Maternal age (mothers younger than 19 and older than 35) *Race and ethnicity (Utahns who are Hispanic, Black or African American, or Asian have higher rates of low birth weight than Utah's general population) *Lower educational attainment (less than college education) *Being unmarried

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:

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Content updated: Wed, 7 Feb 2018 13:23:53 MST