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TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2008
COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 34,228 8.4 12,276 7.8 6,429 14.0 15,523 7.7
                 
REGION 1 1,274 9.6 561 9.0 145 19.5 568 9.1
REGION 2 719 9.4 468 9.2 77 16.1 174 8.4
REGION 3 8,647 8.0 3,730 7.5 2,151 13.5 2,766 6.5
REGION 4 1,247 8.2 697 7.6 343 13.7 207 6.0
REGION 5 1,020 9.7 514 8.5 350 14.9 156 7.4
REGION 6 8,584 8.6 3,014 8.2 2,247 13.8 3,323 7.1
REGION 7 3,529 7.8 1,641 7.0 692 14.9 1,196 7.0
REGION 8 3,542 8.9 892 7.7 285 14.4 2,365 9.0
REGION 9 929 9.9 343 9.1 65 16.8 521 9.9
REGION 10 1,301 9.0 128 8.9 43 16.7 1,130 8.9
REGION 11 3,436 8.2 288 8.6 31 12.9 3,117 8.1
                 
ANDERSON 51 7.6 31 7.6 11 11.6 9 5.6
ANDREWS 19 8.2 11 12.4 0 - 8 5.7
ANGELINA 124 9.8 67 9.8 27 13.1 30 8.0
ARANSAS 21 8.0 14 8.9 0 - 7 6.7
ARCHER 4 5.1 4 6.2 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 1 4.3 1 * 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 55 8.4 11 5.8 0 - 44 9.5
AUSTIN 28 7.0 18 8.7 2 5.7 8 5.0
                 
BAILEY 11 10.0 2 5.9 0 - 9 12.0
BANDERA 15 8.0 10 7.3 0 - 5 10.0
BASTROP 71 7.4 35 7.1 11 20.0 25 6.0
BAYLOR 6 15.8 2 8.7 3 * 1 *
BEE 48 11.6 12 10.9 3 * 33 11.2
BELL 576 9.1 269 7.9 201 14.7 106 6.7
BEXAR 2,531 9.3 538 7.9 246 14.5 1,747 9.3
BLANCO 6 5.8 5 6.7 0 - 1 3.6
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 22 11.5 13 10.8 3 * 6 9.4
BOWIE 106 9.0 57 7.5 46 14.2 3 3.3
BRAZORIA 411 8.2 241 8.4 62 12.7 108 6.4
BRAZOS 189 7.2 87 6.6 41 12.1 61 6.4
BREWSTER 14 12.5 9 20.5 1 * 4 6.2
BRISCOE 5 21.7 4 * 0 - 1 *
BROOKS 13 9.0 0 - 1 * 12 8.6
BROWN 50 10.2 33 9.5 2 * 15 11.5
BURLESON 14 7.3 9 7.0 2 * 3 5.9
BURNET 41 7.7 29 8.4 2 * 10 5.6
                 
CALDWELL 34 6.8 5 2.6 3 * 26 8.8
CALHOUN 22 6.9 11 9.2 0 - 11 5.7
CALLAHAN 13 8.4 13 9.1 0 - 0 -
CAMERON 627 7.7 30 8.7 0 - 597 7.7
CAMP 18 10.1 9 10.1 3 13.6 6 8.8
CARSON 6 8.7 4 6.5 0 - 2 *
CASS 50 13.6 28 11.1 19 20.0 3 *
CASTRO 9 5.8 3 8.6 0 - 6 5.2
CHAMBERS 38 8.5 21 7.0 9 29.0 8 7.0
CHEROKEE 53 7.1 31 7.7 11 11.8 11 4.5
CHILDRESS 4 4.4 3 5.3 0 - 1 3.4
CLAY 11 10.2 10 9.7 0 - 1 *
COCHRAN 3 4.5 1 * 0 - 2 4.1
COKE 4 12.9 4 * 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 10 8.8 7 8.3 0 - 3 11.1
COLLIN 868 7.9 621 8.0 102 11.3 145 6.2
COLLINGSWORTH 4 8.0 1 4.3 2 * 1 4.2
COLORADO 14 5.0 2 1.8 5 12.8 7 5.6
COMAL 94 7.0 60 7.5 2 9.1 32 6.2
COMANCHE 19 9.0 15 11.8 0 - 4 4.8
CONCHO 4 16.0 0 - 0 - 4 *
COOKE 43 7.9 31 8.3 4 14.3 8 5.7
CORYELL 91 8.7 56 7.5 20 16.9 15 8.1
COTTLE 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
CRANE 10 16.7 5 * 1 * 4 9.8
CROCKETT 6 8.2 0 - 0 - 6 11.8
CROSBY 6 7.6 1 * 0 - 5 8.8
CULBERSON 5 12.5 0 - 0 - 5 13.9
                 
DALLAM 10 8.3 4 6.6 2 * 4 7.1
DALLAS 3,566 8.3 869 7.7 1,183 13.2 1,514 6.6
DAWSON 26 11.5 7 9.2 0 - 19 13.1
DEAF SMITH 39 10.7 8 11.8 0 - 31 10.5
DELTA 6 11.5 3 6.8 1 * 2 *
DENTON 693 7.4 471 7.5 81 11.0 141 5.9
DEWITT 25 10.0 13 9.6 5 * 7 7.1
DICKENS 2 9.1 1 * 0 - 1 *
DIMMIT 11 6.0 0 - 0 - 11 6.3
DONLEY 4 10.0 4 10.8 0 - 0 -
DUVAL 14 7.3 0 - 0 - 14 7.8
                 
EASTLAND 14 6.8 13 7.9 0 - 1 2.5
ECTOR 287 10.6 93 10.4 24 19.7 170 10.1
EDWARDS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ELLIS 162 7.7 86 7.1 30 14.9 46 6.7
EL PASO 1,264 9.0 116 8.5 42 16.6 1,106 8.9
ERATH 31 6.1 15 4.3 2 * 14 9.0
                 
FALLS 11 5.8 4 5.3 5 7.5 2 4.2
FANNIN 27 6.7 23 7.3 1 4.8 3 4.5
FAYETTE 17 6.1 7 4.7 3 * 7 6.2
FISHER 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
FLOYD 11 11.6 1 4.5 0 - 10 13.7
FOARD 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
FORT BEND 680 8.7 287 7.6 207 12.7 186 7.8
FRANKLIN 7 4.6 5 4.5 1 * 1 3.2
FREESTONE 21 8.6 15 9.5 3 8.1 3 6.3
FRIO 30 11.3 3 9.1 0 - 27 11.6
                 
GAINES 30 9.1 16 10.3 0 - 14 8.3
GALVESTON 365 8.7 198 8.1 86 14.5 81 7.0
GARZA 7 8.6 2 6.3 1 * 4 8.9
GILLESPIE 18 6.1 8 4.7 0 - 10 8.0
GLASSCOCK 2 * 0 - 0 - 2 *
GOLIAD 8 9.9 1 3.0 1 * 6 13.6
GONZALES 28 8.4 5 6.0 5 * 18 7.8
GRAY 45 12.5 37 16.1 1 * 7 5.6
GRAYSON 112 7.0 78 6.6 14 14.0 20 6.4
GREGG 226 11.2 98 9.3 81 19.3 47 8.6
GRIMES 28 8.5 12 7.6 5 10.0 11 9.0
GUADALUPE 140 8.4 60 7.2 12 17.4 68 9.0
                 
HALE 53 8.2 16 10.0 3 11.5 34 7.4
HALL 6 15.0 1 * 2 * 3 12.0
HAMILTON 16 14.8 16 17.0 0 - 0 -
HANSFORD 8 7.8 2 5.6 0 - 6 9.1
HARDEMAN 8 13.3 3 8.1 0 - 5 21.7
HARDIN 67 9.1 57 8.7 7 14.6 3 10.3
HARRIS 6,303 8.8 1,801 8.6 1,786 14.1 2,716 7.2
HARRISON 85 9.6 49 9.5 29 14.5 7 4.1
HARTLEY 4 6.7 3 7.3 0 - 1 *
HASKELL 5 7.6 5 11.9 0 - 0 -
HAYS 166 7.9 78 7.6 2 5.1 86 8.3
HEMPHILL 8 12.9 3 8.8 0 - 5 17.9
HENDERSON 51 5.0 36 4.7 7 10.6 8 4.2
HIDALGO 1,358 7.9 50 10.1 3 13.6 1,305 7.9
HILL 28 6.2 17 5.9 5 17.9 6 4.5
HOCKLEY 31 8.1 8 5.7 4 * 19 8.4
HOOD 36 6.2 30 6.3 0 - 6 5.6
HOPKINS 26 5.4 16 5.1 4 10.0 6 4.7
HOUSTON 30 11.1 11 7.6 16 18.2 3 7.9
HOWARD 60 13.1 26 13.1 5 20.8 29 12.4
HUDSPETH 2 4.5 0 - 0 - 2 4.9
HUNT 72 6.5 45 6.0 13 10.7 14 5.9
HUTCHINSON 33 10.6 23 10.4 0 - 10 11.8
                 
IRION 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
                 
JACK 11 10.5 8 10.3 0 - 3 11.1
JACKSON 13 5.9 3 2.6 2 * 8 9.0
JASPER 58 11.7 38 11.1 18 17.8 2 3.8
JEFF DAVIS 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
JEFFERSON 368 10.3 103 7.4 202 15.2 63 7.3
JIM HOGG 5 5.2 0 - 0 - 5 5.5
JIM WELLS 102 14.9 14 16.9 1 * 87 14.5
JOHNSON 161 7.3 122 7.5 11 20.8 28 5.4
JONES 18 9.8 14 10.9 1 * 3 6.7
                 
KARNES 10 6.3 2 4.7 2 * 6 5.3
KAUFMAN 99 6.6 56 5.6 16 12.8 27 7.1
KENDALL 25 7.0 19 8.4 1 * 5 3.8
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
KERR 59 10.0 34 9.1 0 - 25 11.8
KIMBLE 5 11.4 5 16.1 0 - 0 -
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 2 5.3 1 * 0 - 1 3.4
KLEBERG 58 11.4 8 8.2 5 23.8 45 11.5
KNOX 8 14.8 2 6.9 3 * 3 *
                 
LAMAR 53 7.8 31 6.5 15 11.5 7 9.7
LAMB 28 11.2 8 10.3 0 - 20 11.8
LAMPASAS 15 5.6 12 6.1 0 - 3 4.8
LA SALLE 7 7.0 0 - 0 - 7 7.7
LAVACA 24 10.2 12 9.4 3 10.0 9 11.7
LEE 14 6.5 8 6.8 2 * 4 4.8
LEON 15 7.4 9 6.4 1 * 5 9.8
LIBERTY 84 7.7 53 7.2 18 24.0 13 4.7
LIMESTONE 30 9.3 12 6.9 11 19.3 7 7.5
LIPSCOMB 6 13.0 6 22.2 0 - 0 -
LIVE OAK 9 7.7 6 13.3 0 - 3 4.2
LLANO 17 10.7 15 11.4 0 - 2 7.7
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 448 10.3 184 9.0 73 19.3 191 9.9
LYNN 13 13.7 5 11.6 0 - 8 15.7
                 
MCCULLOCH 11 10.6 3 5.1 1 * 7 15.9
MCLENNAN 311 8.8 122 6.9 106 18.8 83 7.0
MCMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 12 6.9 5 4.7 3 13.6 4 8.9
MARION 5 4.0 3 3.7 2 5.4 0 -
MARTIN 7 7.4 1 2.4 0 - 6 11.8
MASON 3 9.7 1 4.2 0 - 2 *
MATAGORDA 50 9.1 19 9.6 11 16.7 20 7.0
MAVERICK 93 9.0 3 10.7 0 - 90 8.9
MEDINA 45 7.5 10 4.2 0 - 35 9.8
MENARD 1 3.4 0 - 0 - 1 *
MIDLAND 204 8.9 73 7.7 27 16.4 104 9.0
MILAM 32 8.8 14 7.1 7 22.6 11 8.1
MILLS 4 6.9 2 4.4 0 - 2 *
MITCHELL 12 11.5 4 7.8 1 * 7 13.7
MONTAGUE 20 7.9 18 8.5 0 - 2 5.1
MONTGOMERY 462 7.2 304 7.3 28 9.2 130 6.7
MOORE 34 7.9 14 9.4 1 * 19 6.8
MORRIS 14 7.9 10 9.3 3 6.5 1 4.2
MOTLEY 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
                 
NACOGDOCHES 79 7.7 27 5.5 30 14.9 22 6.7
NAVARRO 58 8.2 21 5.9 16 15.4 21 8.4
NEWTON 11 7.6 8 7.3 3 10.3 0 -
NOLAN 27 11.3 13 10.2 1 * 13 12.4
NUECES 447 9.0 109 7.9 16 11.0 322 9.3
                 
OCHILTREE 13 6.6 7 10.9 1 * 5 3.8
OLDHAM 1 4.5 1 * 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 131 11.4 108 11.2 12 12.5 11 12.0
                 
PALO PINTO 28 7.0 17 6.3 2 * 9 7.4
PANOLA 23 7.3 18 8.3 4 8.9 1 2.0
PARKER 93 6.7 83 7.2 1 * 9 4.1
PARMER 14 10.0 3 6.8 0 - 11 11.6
PECOS 24 10.0 1 1.9 0 - 23 12.2
POLK 52 9.8 31 8.5 11 21.6 10 9.0
POTTER 216 9.8 85 8.8 44 20.3 87 8.5
PRESIDIO 15 11.3 3 * 0 - 12 10.3
                 
RAINS 12 9.7 11 10.7 0 - 1 *
RANDALL 120 7.6 90 7.4 7 14.9 23 7.4
REAGAN 7 11.9 1 * 0 - 6 12.8
REAL 2 5.9 0 - 0 - 2 *
RED RIVER 16 10.1 9 9.5 7 15.9 0 -
REEVES 22 10.1 4 15.4 0 - 18 9.4
REFUGIO 7 7.9 0 - 0 - 7 12.3
ROBERTS 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 14 6.1 5 4.7 6 10.7 3 4.5
ROCKWALL 83 8.2 63 8.0 10 16.4 10 6.1
RUNNELS 14 11.2 7 10.9 0 - 7 11.7
RUSK 57 8.7 36 9.0 10 10.6 11 6.9
                 
SABINE 8 7.5 7 7.4 1 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 10 10.0 7 12.1 3 10.7 0 -
SAN JACINTO 25 8.9 20 9.0 4 12.1 1 3.7
SAN PATRICIO 104 9.3 27 6.9 2 * 75 10.4
SAN SABA 8 11.1 4 11.8 0 - 4 10.5
SCHLEICHER 7 13.5 5 21.7 1 * 1 3.6
SCURRY 25 9.0 10 9.2 3 * 12 7.5
SHACKELFORD 2 5.6 2 5.9 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 29 6.9 11 5.1 11 12.6 7 6.1
SHERMAN 6 15.0 1 * 0 - 5 21.7
SMITH 225 7.4 109 6.8 72 12.3 44 5.2
SOMERVELL 8 7.2 6 8.3 0 - 2 5.1
STARR 128 9.5 0 - 0 - 128 9.6
STEPHENS 13 9.4 11 12.1 0 - 2 4.8
STERLING 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 7 10.0 4 14.8 0 - 3 7.0
SWISHER 13 11.2 4 10.0 1 * 8 11.4
                 
TARRANT 2,452 8.3 1,045 7.6 665 14.7 742 6.7
TAYLOR 227 10.7 148 10.4 28 17.3 51 9.4
TERRELL 3 * 1 * 0 - 2 *
TERRY 26 12.3 9 13.4 3 * 14 10.1
THROCKMORTON 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TITUS 48 8.0 12 6.8 9 14.3 27 7.5
TOM GREEN 136 8.3 65 7.8 4 9.1 67 8.8
TRAVIS 1,235 7.4 495 6.9 188 14.9 552 6.8
TRINITY 16 9.7 10 8.2 4 * 2 8.3
TYLER 12 5.3 9 5.0 1 3.3 2 *
                 
UPSHUR 43 8.8 33 8.8 6 12.2 4 6.3
UPTON 7 12.7 3 12.5 0 - 4 12.9
UVALDE 41 9.4 7 10.3 0 - 34 9.2
                 
VAL VERDE 64 6.7 10 7.6 0 - 54 6.6
VAN ZANDT 40 6.5 38 7.5 1 * 1 1.0
VICTORIA 115 8.0 48 8.9 5 6.8 62 7.5
                 
WALKER 43 6.7 22 6.1 13 10.7 8 5.0
WALLER 42 6.8 14 6.2 12 10.8 16 5.7
WARD 20 10.6 9 14.1 2 * 9 7.9
WASHINGTON 40 8.7 13 5.8 14 13.7 13 9.8
WEBB 444 7.5 16 9.4 0 - 428 7.4
WHARTON 64 10.0 34 15.4 8 9.0 22 6.6
WHEELER 7 10.4 1 3.3 0 - 6 17.1
WICHITA 158 8.3 96 7.6 32 14.7 30 7.1
WILBARGER 23 10.6 11 9.8 3 * 9 10.7
WILLACY 26 7.8 2 * 0 - 24 7.5
WILLIAMSON 451 7.0 268 6.3 48 13.9 135 7.2
WILSON 42 8.6 23 8.2 1 * 18 8.8
WINKLER 16 12.0 4 6.6 0 - 12 17.1
WISE 55 6.7 48 8.0 0 - 7 3.3
WOOD 32 7.3 24 7.3 1 4.5 7 8.0
                 
YOAKUM 16 10.6 7 17.1 0 - 9 8.3
YOUNG 18 6.9 16 8.9 0 - 2 2.5
                 
ZAPATA 25 7.9 0 - 0 - 25 8.1
ZAVALA 23 10.2 0 - 0 - 23 10.5

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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