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TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2003

COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 29,727 7.9 11,212 7.3 5,671 13.6 12,844 7.0
REGION 1 1,168 9.2 540 8.5 117 17.5 511 9.0
REGION 2 621 8.4 383 7.7 74 15.8 164 8.4
REGION 3 7,839 7.7 3,574 7.1 1,876 13.3 2,389 6.3
REGION 4 1,200 8.4 681 7.5 347 14.2 172 6.2
REGION 5 857 8.6 458 7.6 303 13.0 96 6.0
REGION 6 7,206 8.0 2,615 7.4 1,986 13.8 2,605 6.4
REGION 7 2,946 7.4 1,437 6.7 605 13.1 904 6.5
REGION 8 3,067 8.4 839 7.5 248 14.4 1,980 8.5
REGION 9 683 8.3 289 8.5 43 12.4 351 7.8
REGION 10 1,148 7.9 127 9.6 36 13.8 985 7.6
REGION 11 2,992 7.3 269 8.0 36 13.4 2,687 7.2
ANDERSON 58 9.5 37 9.0 13 12.5 8 8.2
ANDREWS 16 7.8 10 14.5 0 - 6 4.5
ANGELINA 89 7.1 53 7.4 19 9.1 17 5.1
ARANSAS 28 10.5 16 10.5 2 * 10 9.3
ARCHER 6 5.2 5 4.9 0 - 1 *
ARMSTRONG 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 60 8.9 18 9.1 0 - 42 8.8
AUSTIN 28 8.9 16 9.1 5 15.2 7 6.5
BAILEY 7 5.7 3 8.3 0 - 4 4.7
BANDERA 21 11.4 14 9.4 0 - 7 19.4
BASTROP 69 7.6 28 5.4 10 20.8 31 9.1
BAYLOR 6 11.8 4 11.1 0 - 2 *
BEE 23 6.4 4 5.2 2 * 17 6.2
BELL 497 8.7 231 7.5 193 13.7 73 5.8
BEXAR 2,205 8.9 524 7.8 215 14.5 1,466 8.8
BLANCO 7 8.9 4 6.6 0 - 3 *
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 15 7.5 11 7.2 2 * 2 5.0
BOWIE 113 10.1 60 8.2 50 15.1 3 5.0
BRAZORIA 340 7.9 191 7.4 47 13.8 102 7.5
BRAZOS 168 7.4 82 6.4 48 14.9 38 5.6
BREWSTER 16 11.6 5 7.9 0 - 11 15.3
BRISCOE 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BROOKS 9 6.6 0 - 1 * 8 6.3
BROWN 30 6.3 21 6.3 2 * 7 5.7
BURLESON 16 6.7 12 8.8 4 8.5 0 -
BURNET 29 5.9 17 5.2 0 - 12 7.5
CALDWELL 41 7.9 17 7.9 2 7.7 22 8.0
CALHOUN 17 5.6 5 4.4 0 - 12 6.4
CALLAHAN 13 8.8 13 9.8 0 - 0 -
CAMERON 664 7.7 29 8.0 4 * 631 7.7
CAMP 14 7.2 5 5.0 5 14.3 4 6.8
CARSON 7 9.1 5 7.2 0 - 2 *
CASS 33 9.5 20 7.9 12 16.4 1 *
CASTRO 10 7.9 3 7.1 0 - 7 8.2
CHAMBERS 16 5.2 7 3.3 3 10.7 6 9.1
CHEROKEE 66 8.9 35 8.6 13 13.5 18 7.4
CHILDRESS 6 8.7 3 7.3 2 * 1 *
CLAY 7 7.6 6 7.1 0 - 1 *
COCHRAN 7 13.0 1 * 0 - 6 15.8
COKE 1 4.0 1 * 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 10 8.7 6 6.8 0 - 4 16.0
COLLIN 794 7.8 606 7.8 71 11.3 117 6.8
COLLINGSWORTH 1 3.7 0 - 0 - 1 *
COLORADO 14 5.5 8 6.5 3 7.1 3 3.3
COMAL 84 6.9 52 6.9 0 - 32 7.1
COMANCHE 11 6.7 7 7.6 0 - 4 5.5
CONCHO 3 10.3 0 - 0 - 3 *
COOKE 38 7.4 27 7.1 2 * 9 7.4
CORYELL 101 10.7 70 10.1 21 16.0 10 8.2
COTTLE 3 14.3 3 * 0 - 0 -
CRANE 1 1.6 1 4.5 0 - 0 -
CROCKETT 2 3.9 0 - 0 - 2 4.7
CROSBY 19 14.8 5 12.8 1 * 13 15.7
CULBERSON 6 15.8 1 * 0 - 5 14.7
DALLAM 12 11.7 7 12.5 0 - 5 11.1
DALLAS 3,356 7.9 924 7.2 1,087 13.2 1,345 6.4
DAWSON 18 9.4 4 6.8 0 - 14 10.8
DEAF SMITH 23 6.6 2 2.8 1 * 20 7.2
DELTA 6 8.2 5 8.1 0 - 1 *
DENTON 591 6.9 403 6.5 67 13.1 121 6.3
DE WITT 18 7.4 3 2.9 4 16.0 11 9.6
DICKENS 2 8.0 2 * 0 - 0 -
DIMMIT 15 8.2 2 9.5 0 - 13 8.1
DONLEY 4 9.3 4 11.4 0 - 0 -
DUVAL 18 9.8 2 * 0 - 16 9.6
EASTLAND 21 9.2 16 9.4 0 - 5 8.8
ECTOR 219 9.6 77 9.7 9 9.6 133 9.5
EDWARDS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ELLIS 132 6.7 74 6.4 18 10.6 40 6.1
EL PASO 1,105 7.8 120 9.8 36 14.0 949 7.5
ERATH 21 4.5 16 4.8 0 - 5 3.8
FALLS 8 3.8 4 3.9 4 8.3 0 -
FANNIN 33 9.2 28 8.9 5 * 0 -
FAYETTE 20 8.1 13 8.8 2 6.7 5 7.2
FISHER 6 18.8 2 * 0 - 4 *
FLOYD 10 9.7 2 6.1 1 * 7 10.6
FOARD 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
FORT BEND 483 8.2 221 7.3 147 13.1 115 6.7
FRANKLIN 4 3.7 1 1.2 1 * 2 *
FREESTONE 16 7.0 10 6.7 3 10.3 3 6.0
FRIO 20 8.5 3 7.7 0 - 17 8.6
GAINES 18 6.6 9 7.8 1 * 8 5.1
GALVESTON 394 9.9 199 8.9 115 16.1 80 7.8
GARZA 2 3.2 2 5.7 0 - 0 -
GILLESPIE 13 5.7 10 6.8 0 - 3 3.7
GLASSCOCK 3 * 1 * 1 * 1 *
GOLIAD 2 2.6 1 2.8 1 * 0 -
GONZALES 25 7.1 16 13.3 0 - 9 4.1
GRAY 16 6.2 9 4.7 1 * 6 9.4
GRAYSON 120 7.6 94 7.8 15 13.9 11 4.2
GREGG 151 8.1 71 6.6 57 15.1 23 5.8
GRIMES 29 8.9 17 10.3 10 15.4 2 2.1
GUADALUPE 86 7.2 41 6.4 7 15.6 38 7.4
HALE 58 8.6 15 7.8 2 * 41 8.9
HALL 3 5.5 0 - 1 * 2 7.7
HAMILTON 9 9.1 8 9.4 0 - 1 *
HANSFORD 7 7.1 3 9.7 0 - 4 6.1
HARDEMAN 6 10.7 6 14.3 0 - 0 -
HARDIN 47 7.6 44 7.7 3 7.3 0 -
HARRIS 5,306 8.0 1,576 7.3 1,583 13.8 2,147 6.4
HARRISON 84 10.0 46 9.8 32 14.7 6 4.0
HARTLEY 6 5.7 4 4.7 0 - 2 *
HASKELL 4 6.3 2 5.0 1 * 1 4.8
HAYS 108 6.6 51 6.0 7 15.2 50 6.7
HEMPHILL 1 2.1 1 3.8 0 - 0 -
HENDERSON 73 7.5 53 7.1 14 20.3 6 3.9
HIDALGO 1,051 6.5 54 9.1 1 4.5 996 6.4
HILL 29 6.3 16 5.4 5 11.9 8 6.7
HOCKLEY 28 7.9 13 10.1 3 * 12 5.6
HOOD 34 6.8 29 7.1 0 - 5 5.7
HOPKINS 33 7.3 21 6.4 4 12.5 8 8.9
HOUSTON 42 15.9 18 11.7 18 24.7 6 16.2
HOWARD 32 7.3 14 6.7 2 * 16 7.6
HUDSPETH 7 14.3 0 - 0 - 7 14.6
HUNT 88 7.7 71 7.7 10 8.2 7 7.4
HUTCHINSON 18 5.8 12 5.7 1 * 5 5.3
IRION 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JACK 6 6.3 6 7.7 0 - 0 -
JACKSON 10 4.8 5 4.0 0 - 5 6.7
JASPER 52 10.4 33 9.9 15 13.0 4 8.2
JEFF DAVIS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 292 8.6 100 6.7 163 12.4 29 4.8
JIM HOGG 5 6.8 0 - 0 - 5 7.4
JIM WELLS 50 8.7 3 4.0 0 - 47 9.4
JOHNSON 126 6.3 100 6.5 1 2.9 25 6.1
JONES 10 6.1 5 4.4 0 - 5 10.9
KARNES 15 8.8 5 10.6 0 - 10 8.3
KAUFMAN 114 9.0 64 7.6 31 23.1 19 6.6
KENDALL 29 8.8 21 9.2 0 - 8 8.1
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KERR 38 7.2 22 6.8 2 * 14 7.3
KIMBLE 4 8.3 3 9.4 0 - 1 *
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 4 12.1 2 * 1 * 1 4.0
KLEBERG 37 7.6 6 5.8 0 - 31 8.4
KNOX 4 7.7 1 4.3 2 * 1 4.8
LAMAR 60 9.4 46 9.3 9 10.0 5 10.0
LAMB 24 10.1 7 9.3 4 * 13 8.7
LAMPASAS 17 8.1 16 9.9 0 - 1 2.3
LA SALLE 3 3.3 0 - 0 - 3 3.7
LAVACA 22 9.2 7 4.5 3 13.0 12 19.4
LEE 12 5.4 7 5.5 1 * 4 5.1
LEON 12 6.6 8 6.0 3 13.0 1 3.8
LIBERTY 68 6.2 55 6.9 6 6.5 7 3.4
LIMESTONE 28 9.2 14 9.2 10 13.5 4 5.2
LIPSCOMB 2 6.1 1 * 0 - 1 4.8
LIVE OAK 7 6.7 2 4.5 0 - 5 8.3
LLANO 11 7.5 10 7.8 0 - 1 *
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 426 10.5 187 9.0 63 18.2 176 10.8
LYNN 10 9.7 2 4.9 0 - 8 13.1
McCULLOCH 5 4.7 4 6.3 0 - 1 2.4
McLENNAN 240 7.2 101 6.0 78 13.2 61 5.6
McMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 13 8.6 6 6.7 5 16.7 2 6.3
MARION 12 11.9 7 11.9 5 12.5 0 -
MARTIN 3 4.8 2 7.7 0 - 1 2.8
MASON 2 5.4 1 4.8 0 - 1 *
MATAGORDA 34 6.5 10 4.9 10 19.2 14 5.2
MAVERICK 69 6.8 0 - 0 - 69 6.9
MEDINA 42 7.6 21 9.5 0 - 21 6.4
MENARD 2 * 0 - 0 - 2 *
MIDLAND 151 8.1 69 8.7 20 13.6 62 6.8
MILAM 25 6.8 16 8.2 5 13.2 4 3.0
MILLS 1 2.4 1 3.1 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 8 8.0 2 4.0 1 * 5 12.2
MONTAGUE 28 10.9 24 10.6 0 - 4 13.8
MONTGOMERY 378 7.3 278 7.5 19 9.8 81 6.5
MOORE 36 7.9 16 9.0 0 - 20 7.3
MORRIS 17 11.5 9 9.3 8 21.1 0 -
MOTLEY 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
NACOGDOCHES 75 8.1 34 6.8 23 14.1 18 7.0
NAVARRO 61 8.7 27 7.2 16 15.2 18 8.1
NEWTON 13 9.5 7 7.1 6 16.2 0 -
NOLAN 17 7.7 4 3.7 1 * 12 11.5
NUECES 415 8.5 103 7.5 25 14.8 287 8.5
OCHILTREE 11 6.9 3 4.5 0 - 8 8.6
OLDHAM 2 8.7 2 8.7 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 106 9.5 79 8.5 20 15.9 7 11.9
PALO PINTO 20 5.8 16 6.3 1 * 3 3.5
PANOLA 22 7.3 16 7.4 6 10.3 0 -
PARKER 83 7.1 70 7.1 0 - 13 8.1
PARMER 7 4.4 1 2.6 0 - 6 5.0
PECOS 10 4.7 3 6.8 0 - 7 4.1
POLK 43 8.7 26 7.3 11 20.8 6 7.0
POTTER 207 9.4 105 10.2 29 17.0 73 7.3
PRESIDIO 14 9.5 1 * 0 - 13 9.6
RAINS 10 10.3 10 12.3 0 - 0 -
RANDALL 122 8.6 95 8.3 4 16.0 23 9.3
REAGAN 3 5.1 0 - 0 - 3 6.1
REAL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
RED RIVER 18 11.8 9 9.0 8 21.1 1 *
REEVES 22 11.1 4 15.4 0 - 18 10.7
REFUGIO 7 8.4 5 13.5 0 - 2 4.7
ROBERTS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 16 7.9 6 5.6 6 11.5 4 9.1
ROCKWALL 43 5.0 37 5.6 2 8.0 4 2.3
RUNNELS 15 10.5 10 13.7 1 * 4 5.8
RUSK 43 7.4 20 5.5 17 16.8 6 5.2
SABINE 9 10.2 8 10.8 1 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 8 8.9 4 8.0 3 10.3 1 *
SAN JACINTO 16 6.5 10 5.0 4 13.8 2 *
SAN PATRICIO 114 10.3 33 8.6 1 4.0 80 11.4
SAN SABA 5 6.3 1 2.1 0 - 4 13.3
SCHLEICHER 3 8.8 2 * 0 - 1 *
SCURRY 34 13.9 12 10.7 2 * 20 15.6
SHACKELFORD 1 4.0 1 4.3 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 32 8.2 18 8.2 11 14.7 3 3.1
SHERMAN 2 4.8 0 - 0 - 2 9.1
SMITH 225 7.8 97 6.3 77 13.3 51 6.8
SOMERVELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
STARR 99 6.7 0 - 0 - 99 6.7
STEPHENS 10 7.6 5 5.9 0 - 5 11.1
STERLING 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 2 9.5 1 * 0 - 1 *
SUTTON 3 4.6 1 4.3 0 - 2 4.8
SWISHER 22 17.3 9 14.5 0 - 13 21.7
TARRANT 2,150 7.8 956 7.0 550 14.1 644 6.4
TAYLOR 185 8.9 107 8.0 30 19.0 48 8.3
TERRELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TERRY 23 11.4 5 7.8 4 * 14 10.7
THROCKMORTON 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TITUS 39 7.4 14 7.3 4 7.7 21 7.3
TOM GREEN 130 8.0 66 7.7 8 13.3 56 7.9
TRAVIS 1,042 7.2 432 6.6 141 11.7 469 6.9
TRINITY 10 6.6 7 6.4 0 - 3 *
TYLER 23 9.8 17 9.0 6 17.1 0 -
UPSHUR 37 7.9 28 7.2 6 13.0 3 9.1
UPTON 7 15.9 2 * 0 - 5 18.5
UVALDE 49 10.8 8 8.6 0 - 41 11.4
VAL VERDE 66 7.0 6 4.6 0 - 60 7.4
VAN ZANDT 50 8.2 43 8.7 3 11.1 4 4.4
VICTORIA 101 7.7 32 5.4 14 21.2 55 8.4
WALKER 54 8.7 24 7.3 22 17.2 8 4.9
WALLER 33 6.6 8 3.8 16 14.4 9 4.9
WARD 10 7.6 6 10.5 1 * 3 4.3
WASHINGTON 40 10.0 14 6.8 23 21.9 3 3.3
WEBB 417 7.0 11 10.8 0 - 406 7.0
WHARTON 58 8.7 22 8.4 10 10.3 26 8.5
WHEELER 7 13.0 6 17.6 0 - 1 *
WICHITA 144 7.8 94 7.3 29 13.9 21 6.0
WILBARGER 15 6.9 7 5.9 4 14.8 4 5.6
WILLACY 22 5.6 1 * 0 - 21 5.5
WILLIAMSON 322 6.2 214 6.0 22 9.2 86 6.4
WILSON 42 9.5 20 8.5 1 * 21 10.2
WINKLER 14 10.7 8 16.7 1 * 5 6.3
WISE 35 5.3 32 6.2 0 - 3 2.1
WOOD 32 7.2 28 7.8 3 * 1 1.4
YOAKUM 19 14.5 5 9.6 0 - 14 17.7
YOUNG 18 7.6 12 6.6 1 * 5 9.4
ZAPATA 26 9.0 0 - 0 - 26 9.3
ZAVALA 11 5.8 1 * 0 - 10 5.6

 

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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