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TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2002

COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 28,649 7.7 10,860 7.1 5,288 12.7 12,501 7.0
                 
REGION 1 1,098 8.9 506 8.0 108 14.7 484 9.2
REGION 2 568 7.8 357 7.2 62 14.5 149 8.0
REGION 3 7,624 7.6 3,524 7.1 1,762 12.6 2,338 6.3
REGION 4 1,139 7.9 644 6.9 361 14.2 134 5.2
REGION 5 814 8.2 447 7.4 279 11.9 88 5.8
REGION 6 6,866 7.8 2,507 7.2 1,789 12.7 2,570 6.5
REGION 7 2,848 7.2 1,379 6.6 583 12.4 886 6.5
REGION 8 2,865 7.9 822 7.3 215 12.2 1,828 7.9
REGION 9 710 8.7 272 8.4 65 16.5 373 8.2
REGION 10 1,155 8.0 122 8.8 36 14.2 997 7.8
REGION 11 2,962 7.3 280 7.2 28 11.4 2,654 7.2
                 
ANDERSON 58 8.2 40 8.8 14 11.2 4 3.0
ANDREWS 14 7.0 4 5.3 0 - 10 8.1
ANGELINA 99 7.6 53 7.2 26 12.6 20 5.6
ARANSAS 27 10.9 10 6.9 1 * 16 16.3
ARCHER 4 4.7 4 5.6 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 2 9.1 2 * 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 60 9.9 24 11.4 0 - 36 9.1
AUSTIN 35 9.0 20 9.4 7 10.9 8 7.2
                 
BAILEY 9 7.9 1 3.2 0 - 8 9.8
BANDERA 12 6.1 9 5.7 0 - 3 8.3
BASTROP 74 8.0 37 6.8 10 19.2 27 8.3
BAYLOR 2 4.2 2 4.8 0 - 0 -
BEE 34 9.2 6 5.8 2 * 26 9.9
BELL 428 7.7 178 6.1 174 12.3 76 6.0
BEXAR 2,054 8.2 525 7.6 190 12.5 1,339 8.1
BLANCO 12 10.3 8 8.7 0 - 4 16.7
BORDEN 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 9 4.2 8 5.0 0 - 1 2.0
BOWIE 87 7.7 44 5.6 39 13.4 4 8.3
BRAZORIA 292 6.9 175 6.8 28 9.8 89 6.4
BRAZOS 166 7.3 82 6.6 35 10.0 49 7.1
BREWSTER 9 7.7 3 6.8 0 - 6 8.2
BRISCOE 3 11.5 1 * 1 * 1 *
BROOKS 10 7.4 0 - 0 - 10 7.6
BROWN 47 8.8 34 8.9 7 31.8 6 4.7
BURLESON 14 6.8 6 5.4 4 7.7 4 9.3
BURNET 41 8.8 34 10.3 0 - 7 5.2
                 
CALDWELL 50 9.6 17 8.3 7 24.1 26 9.0
CALHOUN 25 7.2 12 7.7 0 - 13 7.0
CALLAHAN 10 9.0 9 9.2 0 - 1 *
CAMERON 594 6.9 35 8.1 1 * 558 6.8
CAMP 19 9.4 9 8.1 2 5.6 8 14.5
CARSON 7 9.2 7 9.3 0 - 0 -
CASS 28 7.5 14 5.4 13 13.4 1 *
CASTRO 9 7.0 1 2.6 1 * 7 8.0
CHAMBERS 23 6.4 19 7.5 3 8.8 1 1.4
CHEROKEE 59 7.6 23 5.6 26 21.1 10 4.1
CHILDRESS 6 7.6 1 2.3 1 * 4 14.3
CLAY 3 2.9 3 3.0 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 5 10.6 2 * 0 - 3 10.7
COKE 3 9.1 1 4.5 0 - 2 *
COLEMAN 5 6.0 4 6.5 0 - 1 *
COLLIN 695 7.3 552 7.5 46 8.7 97 6.3
COLLINGSWORTH 4 8.5 3 12.5 0 - 1 *
COLORADO 24 9.0 10 8.0 9 19.1 5 5.3
COMAL 76 6.8 44 6.5 0 - 32 7.4
COMANCHE 13 8.0 8 8.0 0 - 5 7.9
CONCHO 1 4.5 0 - 0 - 1 *
COOKE 47 9.0 35 8.8 7 * 5 4.8
CORYELL 61 6.7 35 5.4 14 10.9 12 9.3
COTTLE 2 7.4 1 * 0 - 1 *
CRANE 4 7.1 3 * 1 * 0 -
CROCKETT 4 7.5 2 * 0 - 2 5.3
CROSBY 14 14.9 0 - 1 * 13 20.0
CULBERSON 3 5.3 0 - 0 - 3 5.8
                 
DALLAM 8 7.6 6 9.7 0 - 2 4.8
DALLAS 3,310 7.7 959 7.3 1,051 12.6 1,300 6.1
DAWSON 20 10.6 4 7.4 0 - 16 12.2
DEAF SMITH 37 10.4 8 10.1 0 - 29 10.5
DELTA 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
DENTON 575 6.9 401 6.6 57 11.9 117 6.6
DE WITT 9 4.0 3 2.6 3 * 3 3.1
DICKENS 7 25.0 6 * 0 - 1 *
DIMMIT 12 8.1 1 * 0 - 11 8.1
DONLEY 2 6.5 2 8.7 0 - 0 -
DUVAL 17 8.9 1 * 0 - 16 8.8
                 
EASTLAND 16 6.8 13 7.1 0 - 3 6.1
ECTOR 230 10.1 80 11.2 25 22.9 125 8.6
EDWARDS 6 24.0 3 * 0 - 3 *
ELLIS 131 7.0 67 5.9 23 16.0 41 6.8
EL PASO 1,124 8.0 113 8.7 36 14.2 975 7.8
ERATH 25 5.8 18 6.7 1 * 6 3.8
                 
FALLS 22 10.7 10 11.4 11 16.9 1 1.9
FANNIN 29 8.3 25 8.2 1 * 3 11.1
FAYETTE 11 4.2 5 3.3 2 8.0 4 4.6
FISHER 1 2.5 0 - 0 - 1 *
FLOYD 12 9.9 4 10.8 0 - 8 9.9
FOARD 3 * 2 * 0 - 1 *
FORT BEND 398 7.1 166 5.7 133 12.8 99 5.9
FRANKLIN 4 4.3 2 2.8 1 * 1 *
FREESTONE 12 6.2 7 5.0 2 * 3 8.6
FRIO 12 4.8 2 7.1 0 - 10 4.5
                 
GAINES 24 9.0 14 13.1 0 - 10 6.5
GALVESTON 341 8.8 175 8.1 104 15.0 62 6.1
GARZA 2 2.7 1 2.9 1 * 0 -
GILLESPIE 9 4.1 7 5.1 0 - 2 2.4
GLASSCOCK 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
GOLIAD 9 11.4 5 15.2 0 - 4 10.0
GONZALES 16 5.0 5 5.1 2 * 9 4.3
GRAY 22 8.3 16 8.2 0 - 6 10.2
GRAYSON 95 6.2 75 6.3 9 8.7 11 4.7
GREGG 148 7.6 78 6.7 57 13.3 13 3.7
GRIMES 21 6.4 11 6.8 7 10.3 3 3.0
GUADALUPE 86 7.2 39 6.2 8 14.8 39 7.5
                 
HALE 48 8.3 10 5.8 3 11.1 35 9.2
HALL 7 14.6 1 * 1 * 5 17.2
HAMILTON 5 5.8 4 6.0 0 - 1 *
HANSFORD 2 2.4 1 2.4 0 - 1 2.4
HARDEMAN 6 13.3 4 13.3 0 - 2 *
HARDIN 36 5.8 34 6.1 2 4.4 0 -
HARRIS 5,159 7.9 1,567 7.4 1,414 12.6 2,178 6.6
HARRISON 62 7.6 32 6.7 24 12.0 6 4.4
HARTLEY 6 8.0 6 9.1 0 - 0 -
HASKELL 3 5.5 1 2.8 0 - 2 *
HAYS 108 6.7 49 6.3 4 10.0 55 6.9
HEMPHILL 1 2.0 1 2.9 0 - 0 -
HENDERSON 79 8.2 60 8.1 12 16.7 7 4.6
HIDALGO 1,089 7.0 53 5.6 2 9.5 1,034 7.0
HILL 41 8.4 24 7.7 9 18.0 8 6.3
HOCKLEY 31 8.9 13 8.5 1 * 17 9.4
HOOD 32 6.6 27 6.5 0 - 5 7.0
HOPKINS 40 8.7 31 9.5 4 11.1 5 5.1
HOUSTON 25 10.3 8 5.8 16 20.8 1 3.6
HOWARD 55 12.5 26 11.8 1 4.3 28 14.1
HUDSPETH 6 8.6 2 * 0 - 4 6.5
HUNT 77 6.8 50 5.6 18 14.2 9 8.3
HUTCHINSON 23 7.2 16 7.1 0 - 7 7.9
                 
IRION 4 * 3 * 0 - 1 *
                 
JACK 7 7.8 4 5.4 0 - 3 *
JACKSON 18 7.9 10 7.8 0 - 8 10.0
JASPER 40 7.9 30 8.5 6 5.6 4 8.7
JEFF DAVIS 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 313 9.2 115 7.7 163 12.3 35 6.1
JIM HOGG 8 10.4 0 - 0 - 8 10.8
JIM WELLS 57 9.2 7 6.9 0 - 50 9.7
JOHNSON 129 6.6 105 7.0 4 11.1 20 4.9
JONES 12 6.6 9 7.0 1 * 2 4.2
                 
KARNES 10 5.5 4 6.5 0 - 6 5.0
KAUFMAN 108 8.9 71 8.4 15 14.6 22 8.1
KENDALL 15 4.9 10 5.0 0 - 5 4.7
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
KERR 61 12.2 42 13.5 0 - 19 10.2
KIMBLE 2 3.6 1 3.0 0 - 1 4.8
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 1 2.3 0 - 0 - 1 3.2
KLEBERG 46 9.3 5 4.7 0 - 41 11.0
KNOX 3 5.8 1 3.4 1 * 1 *
                 
LAMAR 60 9.0 38 7.3 21 17.8 1 2.9
LAMB 20 8.0 6 8.2 2 * 12 7.3
LAMPASAS 25 9.8 23 11.6 0 - 2 3.8
LA SALLE 7 7.8 0 - 0 - 7 8.3
LAVACA 8 3.4 4 2.7 1 * 3 4.3
LEE 21 9.7 14 11.8 3 9.7 4 6.1
LEON 14 7.9 12 9.1 2 * 0 -
LIBERTY 76 7.1 49 6.5 12 11.1 15 7.4
LIMESTONE 16 5.4 9 5.8 4 6.3 3 4.0
LIPSCOMB 2 4.9 2 * 0 - 0 -
LIVE OAK 12 10.9 6 12.2 0 - 6 9.8
LLANO 14 9.1 10 7.9 0 - 4 14.8
LOVING 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 393 10.0 167 8.4 66 17.0 160 10.1
LYNN 9 9.0 1 2.6 0 - 8 14.5
                 
McCULLOCH 9 8.3 3 5.0 0 - 6 12.8
McLENNAN 266 8.1 107 6.3 82 14.7 77 7.6
McMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 10 7.1 6 7.2 4 13.8 0 -
MARION 16 12.5 8 8.2 8 26.7 0 -
MARTIN 3 4.6 1 * 0 - 2 4.3
MASON 1 3.8 1 * 0 - 0 -
MATAGORDA 46 8.3 25 9.5 10 18.2 11 4.7
MAVERICK 72 7.3 1 * 0 - 71 7.3
MEDINA 39 7.2 10 4.2 0 - 29 9.8
MENARD 4 * 1 * 0 - 3 *
MIDLAND 134 7.2 56 6.9 23 15.0 55 6.2
MILAM 28 7.8 14 7.1 3 7.9 11 8.8
MILLS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 2 2.1 1 2.0 0 - 1 2.4
MONTAGUE 11 4.4 8 3.6 0 - 3 10.7
MONTGOMERY 341 6.8 248 6.9 25 12.0 68 5.8
MOORE 18 4.6 9 4.5 0 - 9 4.8
MORRIS 14 9.4 8 8.4 6 14.0 0 -
MOTLEY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
                 
NACOGDOCHES 65 7.2 36 7.2 14 9.3 15 6.0
NAVARRO 47 6.9 22 5.8 14 14.0 11 5.4
NEWTON 15 10.3 8 8.4 7 14.3 0 -
NOLAN 14 6.0 7 5.6 0 - 7 6.7
NUECES 406 8.1 112 8.0 19 12.3 275 8.0
                 
OCHILTREE 9 5.8 1 1.6 0 - 8 8.5
OLDHAM 2 8.0 2 9.1 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 90 8.2 68 7.2 17 16.2 5 10.6
                 
PALO PINTO 18 5.1 11 4.1 2 * 5 6.6
PANOLA 14 4.8 6 2.9 8 12.5 0 -
PARKER 92 7.6 75 7.3 1 * 16 9.5
PARMER 13 7.2 4 8.0 0 - 9 6.9
PECOS 15 8.2 3 8.8 0 - 12 8.2
POLK 38 7.4 31 8.2 4 7.1 3 3.9
POTTER 204 9.6 102 10.2 25 13.0 77 8.2
PRESIDIO 12 7.4 3 * 0 - 9 6.0
                 
RAINS 8 7.3 7 7.1 0 - 1 *
RANDALL 105 7.6 83 7.2 2 8.3 20 9.5
REAGAN 4 8.0 0 - 0 - 4 8.9
REAL 5 17.2 2 * 0 - 3 *
RED RIVER 18 11.8 7 7.1 10 26.3 1 *
REEVES 22 10.5 2 9.1 3 * 17 9.3
REFUGIO 5 5.8 1 3.1 0 - 4 7.7
ROBERTS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 24 9.8 9 7.1 10 17.2 5 8.5
ROCKWALL 44 5.9 38 6.7 4 14.3 2 1.3
RUNNELS 12 8.4 4 4.9 1 * 7 12.1
RUSK 51 8.6 28 7.4 17 15.5 6 5.6
                 
SABINE 13 12.4 11 12.2 2 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 6 5.4 1 1.5 5 13.5 0 -
SAN JACINTO 19 7.5 17 8.4 2 5.1 0 -
SAN PATRICIO 93 8.7 29 7.5 1 3.8 63 9.7
SAN SABA 5 9.3 3 10.7 0 - 2 7.7
SCHLEICHER 1 3.0 1 * 0 - 0 -
SCURRY 24 11.8 12 12.5 0 - 12 11.7
SHACKELFORD 1 3.0 1 3.6 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 42 10.6 24 11.2 15 16.9 3 3.3
SHERMAN 4 8.3 2 6.9 0 - 2 *
SMITH 215 7.8 100 6.7 73 12.9 42 6.1
SOMERVELL 6 6.4 5 7.4 0 - 1 3.8
STARR 103 6.8 5 * 0 - 98 6.5
STEPHENS 8 7.1 7 8.8 0 - 1 3.2
STERLING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 3 5.5 0 - 0 - 3 8.8
SWISHER 15 13.9 5 10.9 2 * 8 14.8
                 
TARRANT 2,114 7.9 948 7.1 509 13.1 657 6.9
TAYLOR 159 8.1 84 6.9 24 15.0 51 8.7
TERRELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TERRY 24 11.9 7 9.9 0 - 17 13.6
THROCKMORTON 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 25 4.9 10 5.4 4 9.8 11 3.9
TOM GREEN 113 7.2 55 7.0 11 14.5 47 6.6
TRAVIS 998 6.9 429 6.6 151 12.2 418 6.3
TRINITY 5 3.0 4 3.2 0 - 1 *
TYLER 8 4.1 7 4.3 0 - 1 *
                 
UPSHUR 51 10.8 35 9.0 13 25.5 3 9.1
UPTON 2 3.6 1 4.8 0 - 1 2.9
UVALDE 33 7.7 8 8.6 0 - 25 7.5
                 
VAL VERDE 48 5.3 6 4.1 1 * 41 5.4
VAN ZANDT 49 7.5 36 6.7 8 22.9 5 6.0
VICTORIA 110 8.3 30 5.6 10 13.2 70 9.7
                 
WALKER 50 8.3 21 6.2 20 14.5 9 7.0
WALLER 28 5.5 13 5.8 9 8.6 6 3.4
WARD 23 13.9 5 7.9 1 * 17 17.7
WASHINGTON 33 8.4 10 5.2 21 17.9 2 2.4
WEBB 403 6.8 8 8.5 0 - 395 6.8
WHARTON 53 7.8 19 7.4 15 14.7 19 5.9
WHEELER 7 9.9 4 8.2 1 * 2 *
WICHITA 161 8.5 105 7.7 25 13.3 31 9.0
WILBARGER 15 7.4 9 7.4 3 * 3 4.6
WILLACY 38 9.9 2 * 2 * 34 9.3
WILLIAMSON 319 6.4 218 6.3 24 9.6 77 6.0
WILSON 36 8.9 15 7.4 0 - 21 10.4
WINKLER 12 12.6 3 9.4 0 - 9 14.3
WISE 50 7.4 40 7.6 0 - 10 6.8
WOOD 34 7.8 28 7.8 1 3.8 5 9.8
                 
YOAKUM 6 5.0 2 4.9 0 - 4 5.0
YOUNG 21 8.9 17 9.8 0 - 4 6.6
                 
ZAPATA 20 7.5 0 - 0 - 20 8.0
ZAVALA 16 7.7 1 * 0 - 15 7.5

 

Note: Denominator for percent exlcudes 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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