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TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2004

COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 30,647 8.0 11,345 7.5 5,834 13.9 13,468 7.2
REGION 1 1,163 9.0 538 8.5 132 18.4 493 8.5
REGION 2 631 8.4 393 7.7 78 17.0 160 8.3
REGION 3 7,972 7.7 3,541 7.1 1,954 13.6 2,477 6.4
REGION 4 1,302 9.1 733 8.1 382 15.7 187 6.6
REGION 5 928 9.1 488 8.1 331 13.8 109 6.2
REGION 6 7,418 8.1 2,641 7.6 1,982 13.6 2,795 6.7
REGION 7 2,963 7.5 1,417 6.8 587 13.4 959 6.6
REGION 8 3,137 8.4 843 7.3 241 13.6 2,053 8.6
REGION 9 740 8.8 324 9.5 67 17.7 349 7.6
REGION 10 1,297 8.8 167 11.7 52 16.9 1,078 8.3
REGION 11 3,096 7.4 260 7.7 28 11.2 2,808 7.3
ANDERSON 42 6.3 22 5.2 15 13.5 5 3.6
ANDREWS 20 9.5 6 9.0 2 * 12 8.6
ANGELINA 94 7.3 47 6.6 24 11.9 23 6.0
ARANSAS 20 7.8 13 7.9 1 * 6 6.5
ARCHER 5 4.2 5 4.5 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 3 12.5 2 9.1 0 - 1 *
ATASCOSA 66 10.0 13 6.5 0 - 53 11.6
AUSTIN 20 5.8 11 5.9 3 8.3 6 5.0
BAILEY 11 8.6 5 9.8 0 - 6 7.8
BANDERA 15 7.8 10 6.7 0 - 5 11.6
BASTROP 53 6.1 30 6.2 11 17.2 12 3.7
BAYLOR 9 19.1 8 19.0 1 * 0 -
BEE 25 6.8 6 8.7 0 - 19 6.4
BELL 469 9.6 217 8.4 168 14.0 84 7.5
BEXAR 2,273 9.0 534 7.9 216 14.2 1,523 8.9
BLANCO 8 7.2 7 9.2 0 - 1 2.9
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 14 7.5 8 6.4 0 - 6 10.5
BOWIE 137 12.2 84 11.3 45 13.9 8 13.3
BRAZORIA 334 7.8 205 7.9 46 14.2 83 6.1
BRAZOS 174 7.3 84 6.4 35 11.1 55 7.4
BREWSTER 12 10.0 5 10.6 1 * 6 8.3
BRISCOE 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
BROOKS 14 10.1 0 - 0 - 14 10.2
BROWN 45 9.2 27 8.2 4 * 14 9.9
BURLESON 14 6.1 4 3.3 7 15.2 3 4.8
BURNET 34 7.0 23 7.0 0 - 11 7.1
CALDWELL 45 7.8 13 5.9 3 11.1 29 8.8
CALHOUN 20 6.9 9 6.7 0 - 11 7.1
CALLAHAN 8 6.0 6 5.0 1 * 1 *
CAMERON 641 7.4 18 4.8 1 * 622 7.5
CAMP 12 6.2 4 3.9 4 12.5 4 6.9
CARSON 5 6.6 5 6.8 0 - 0 -
CASS 35 10.4 16 6.8 17 19.8 2 *
CASTRO 11 7.7 4 11.1 2 * 5 4.9
CHAMBERS 22 6.1 15 6.1 2 6.5 5 5.9
CHEROKEE 66 9.5 27 7.3 18 18.8 21 9.3
CHILDRESS 11 13.6 9 16.1 0 - 2 9.1
CLAY 8 8.0 8 8.3 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 4 6.0 1 4.8 0 - 3 6.8
COKE 6 20.0 3 14.3 0 - 3 *
COLEMAN 7 6.7 5 6.3 1 * 1 4.5
COLLIN 791 7.6 603 7.6 85 12.6 103 5.6
COLLINGSWORTH 3 6.8 1 4.8 0 - 2 *
COLORADO 28 11.3 11 9.2 8 22.2 9 9.9
COMAL 81 7.1 42 6.0 1 * 38 8.8
COMANCHE 11 5.5 9 7.0 0 - 2 2.8
CONCHO 2 5.6 2 * 0 - 0 -
COOKE 44 8.1 28 7.4 2 * 14 9.5
CORYELL 65 8.2 48 8.4 11 11.0 6 4.8
COTTLE 2 * 0 - 2 * 0 -
CRANE 3 4.9 0 - 0 - 3 7.7
CROCKETT 2 3.3 1 3.8 0 - 1 2.9
CROSBY 8 7.0 3 8.6 1 * 4 5.3
CULBERSON 2 8.0 1 * 0 - 1 4.3
DALLAM 13 12.1 10 15.6 0 - 3 7.0
DALLAS 3,500 8.2 890 7.3 1,183 14.0 1,427 6.5
DAWSON 24 12.9 9 14.5 0 - 15 12.3
DEAF SMITH 35 9.9 5 6.8 1 * 29 10.4
DELTA 4 8.0 3 6.8 1 * 0 -
DENTON 632 7.1 437 7.0 74 12.9 121 6.1
DEWITT 15 6.9 6 5.5 1 4.5 8 9.3
DICKENS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
DIMMIT 17 8.9 2 * 0 - 15 8.4
DONLEY 3 9.7 0 - 0 - 3 *
DUVAL 28 12.4 2 9.5 0 - 26 12.7
EASTLAND 20 8.8 19 10.2 0 - 1 2.6
ECTOR 221 9.6 97 11.9 17 16.5 107 7.7
EDWARDS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ELLIS 133 6.7 67 5.7 15 10.1 51 7.6
EL PASO 1,269 8.8 156 11.6 51 16.6 1,062 8.3
ERATH 23 5.7 15 5.6 0 - 8 6.1
FALLS 25 12.0 8 8.0 13 25.5 4 7.0
FANNIN 41 10.0 32 9.0 8 29.6 1 3.8
FAYETTE 19 8.0 11 8.1 3 * 5 6.1
FISHER 1 3.1 0 - 1 * 0 -
FLOYD 12 10.5 6 21.4 0 - 6 7.4
FOARD 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
FORT BEND 499 8.1 206 6.7 165 13.3 128 6.9
FRANKLIN 12 9.8 10 10.8 0 - 2 9.5
FREESTONE 20 9.4 12 8.3 5 20.0 3 7.0
FRIO 25 10.7 2 6.3 0 - 23 11.6
GAINES 24 7.7 10 7.9 1 * 13 7.3
GALVESTON 339 8.6 167 7.6 81 13.1 91 7.9
GARZA 5 7.8 2 7.7 2 * 1 3.2
GILLESPIE 20 8.0 9 6.4 0 - 11 10.2
GLASSCOCK 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
GOLIAD 3 4.2 2 4.5 0 - 1 4.2
GONZALES 28 7.8 8 7.9 1 * 19 8.0
GRAY 25 8.7 18 9.5 1 * 6 6.5
GRAYSON 146 8.8 114 9.0 15 15.3 17 5.9
GREGG 179 9.5 88 7.9 66 16.6 25 6.8
GRIMES 32 9.3 17 9.2 11 16.9 4 4.3
GUADALUPE 91 6.8 48 6.7 11 16.7 32 5.7
HALE 56 8.9 18 10.3 2 9.5 36 8.3
HALL 4 9.8 2 * 1 * 1 4.8
HAMILTON 4 5.3 3 5.0 0 - 1 *
HANSFORD 6 5.4 4 10.3 0 - 2 2.8
HARDEMAN 6 9.7 4 9.5 0 - 2 *
HARDIN 57 8.1 49 7.8 7 14.0 1 4.2
HARRIS 5,513 8.2 1,634 7.8 1,588 13.7 2,291 6.6
HARRISON 77 9.5 37 7.9 32 16.1 8 5.7
HARTLEY 6 9.2 5 9.6 0 - 1 *
HASKELL 2 3.1 1 2.2 1 * 0 -
HAYS 112 6.6 50 6.1 8 16.0 54 6.6
HEMPHILL 1 2.1 1 2.9 0 - 0 -
HENDERSON 86 9.2 58 8.2 14 21.5 14 8.5
HIDALGO 1,063 6.4 43 8.2 2 5.4 1,018 6.4
HILL 27 6.0 16 5.6 3 6.4 8 6.7
HOCKLEY 39 10.7 13 8.8 2 * 24 11.6
HOOD 39 7.3 34 7.7 0 - 5 5.5
HOPKINS 35 8.1 27 8.7 6 18.8 2 2.3
HOUSTON 21 8.5 16 10.7 3 4.2 2 8.0
HOWARD 52 11.2 27 13.6 4 17.4 21 8.6
HUDSPETH 1 2.0 0 - 0 - 1 2.0
HUNT 62 5.9 41 4.8 20 16.3 1 1.4
HUTCHINSON 33 10.4 23 10.1 0 - 10 11.6
IRION 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JACK 6 6.7 5 6.7 0 - 1 *
JACKSON 13 6.7 7 6.3 2 * 4 5.9
JASPER 49 10.0 27 8.4 20 15.9 2 4.8
JEFF DAVIS 1 4.8 1 * 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 336 9.8 124 8.4 173 13.0 39 6.1
JIM HOGG 2 2.4 0 - 0 - 2 2.4
JIM WELLS 81 12.2 10 10.4 0 - 71 12.5
JOHNSON 136 6.6 108 6.9 6 18.2 22 4.8
JONES 20 10.5 12 9.9 1 * 7 11.7
KARNES 10 5.9 3 5.7 0 - 7 6.1
KAUFMAN 84 6.7 56 6.6 14 11.1 14 5.0
KENDALL 15 4.3 14 6.1 0 - 1 .8
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KERR 34 6.6 18 6.2 1 * 15 7.0
KIMBLE 4 9.5 3 12.5 0 - 1 *
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 5 15.2 2 * 0 - 3 12.0
KLEBERG 45 9.1 7 6.2 1 * 37 10.0
KNOX 4 8.7 2 8.0 0 - 2 *
LAMAR 73 10.6 57 10.6 13 13.8 3 5.5
LAMB 21 8.5 3 4.3 2 * 16 9.5
LAMPASAS 16 6.7 14 8.0 0 - 2 3.5
LA SALLE 5 5.9 0 - 0 - 5 6.7
LAVACA 18 7.7 10 7.2 3 13.6 5 6.8
LEE 13 6.5 6 5.6 4 15.4 3 4.5
LEON 15 7.6 12 8.5 3 * 0 -
LIBERTY 90 8.2 59 7.6 15 15.2 16 7.1
LIMESTONE 18 6.7 11 8.3 5 9.1 2 2.4
LIPSCOMB 3 7.3 1 4.5 0 - 2 *
LIVE OAK 10 9.1 3 6.1 0 - 7 11.5
LLANO 4 2.8 4 3.3 0 - 0 -
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 408 10.1 171 8.7 81 21.7 156 9.2
LYNN 12 14.0 6 17.1 1 * 5 10.4
McCULLOCH 10 10.8 6 10.2 2 * 2 6.3
McLENNAN 253 7.8 111 6.9 62 11.3 80 7.3
McMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 19 13.1 12 14.1 2 9.1 5 13.2
MARION 6 5.0 1 1.4 5 12.2 0 -
MARTIN 5 7.6 2 8.3 0 - 3 7.1
MASON 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MATAGORDA 43 7.3 12 5.1 8 14.0 23 7.8
MAVERICK 92 8.4 4 16.0 0 - 88 8.3
MEDINA 44 7.7 16 7.0 0 - 28 8.2
MENARD 3 11.5 2 * 0 - 1 *
MIDLAND 162 8.4 71 8.4 22 15.2 69 7.4
MILAM 46 11.7 22 10.3 10 22.2 14 10.3
MILLS 1 1.9 1 2.4 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 6 6.3 1 1.9 0 - 5 14.3
MONTAGUE 17 6.7 12 5.5 1 * 4 12.1
MONTGOMERY 395 7.6 273 7.6 25 13.0 97 7.1
MOORE 30 6.9 7 4.6 0 - 23 8.2
MORRIS 17 10.5 12 11.8 5 10.6 0 -
MOTLEY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
NACOGDOCHES 94 9.5 40 8.1 33 19.9 21 6.3
NAVARRO 46 7.5 24 7.4 12 13.0 10 5.0
NEWTON 17 12.1 10 10.8 7 15.9 0 -
NOLAN 23 10.1 14 11.0 1 * 8 8.9
NUECES 465 9.3 105 7.9 20 13.7 340 9.6
OCHILTREE 11 6.0 7 10.6 0 - 4 3.4
OLDHAM 4 11.8 4 14.3 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 101 9.4 80 8.8 18 14.6 3 5.9
PALO PINTO 27 7.0 21 7.6 4 * 2 2.0
PANOLA 22 7.7 14 7.0 6 9.7 2 8.0
PARKER 81 7.0 72 7.3 0 - 9 5.4
PARMER 19 9.6 10 12.8 0 - 9 7.5
PECOS 13 4.8 1 1.8 1 * 11 5.3
POLK 39 7.7 30 8.2 4 7.7 5 5.4
POTTER 221 9.2 104 9.0 26 13.8 91 8.6
PRESIDIO 12 7.5 4 * 0 - 8 5.6
RAINS 11 9.6 9 8.8 1 * 1 *
RANDALL 91 6.7 68 6.3 5 15.2 18 7.4
REAGAN 2 4.3 1 * 0 - 1 2.9
REAL 2 5.9 1 3.8 0 - 1 *
RED RIVER 20 13.8 12 12.5 8 28.6 0 -
REEVES 9 5.6 0 - 1 * 8 5.8
REFUGIO 5 5.3 1 2.5 1 * 3 6.1
ROBERTS 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 18 8.3 7 6.3 10 17.2 1 2.1
ROCKWALL 59 6.9 48 7.6 2 5.0 9 4.9
RUNNELS 13 9.1 8 11.8 0 - 5 6.8
RUSK 57 9.2 29 7.5 20 17.5 8 6.9
SABINE 6 5.1 5 5.2 1 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 10 9.4 4 7.1 6 14.3 0 -
SAN JACINTO 17 7.2 14 7.4 3 12.0 0 -
SAN PATRICIO 105 8.6 30 6.6 2 7.4 73 9.9
SAN SABA 4 6.9 4 10.0 0 - 0 -
SCHLEICHER 1 2.6 0 - 0 - 1 4.0
SCURRY 24 11.0 7 6.6 1 * 16 14.5
SHACKELFORD 1 2.9 1 3.1 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 42 10.3 18 8.2 18 21.4 6 5.9
SHERMAN 3 8.8 2 * 0 - 1 4.8
SMITH 249 8.7 116 7.6 82 14.7 51 6.5
SOMERVELL 6 6.5 6 8.8 0 - 0 -
STARR 116 7.8 0 - 0 - 116 7.8
STEPHENS 10 8.1 7 8.0 1 * 2 5.9
STERLING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 8 11.3 2 * 0 - 6 11.1
SWISHER 9 6.4 3 4.3 0 - 6 10.0
TARRANT 2,067 7.5 905 6.7 514 12.9 648 6.4
TAYLOR 185 9.0 112 8.5 25 15.3 48 8.3
TERRELL 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
TERRY 17 9.3 5 8.2 2 * 10 8.8
THROCKMORTON 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TITUS 44 7.5 18 8.8 7 15.9 19 5.6
TOM GREEN 143 9.0 68 8.4 16 20.8 59 8.5
TRAVIS 1,058 7.1 436 6.7 155 13.1 467 6.5
TRINITY 21 12.7 9 7.4 7 29.2 5 23.8
TYLER 24 9.5 15 7.4 7 17.1 2 *
UPSHUR 30 6.6 22 5.8 7 16.3 1 3.1
UPTON 4 7.8 3 * 0 - 1 2.9
UVALDE 33 7.0 4 4.6 0 - 29 7.6
VAL VERDE 67 6.7 9 7.0 0 - 58 6.7
VAN ZANDT 45 7.5 37 7.4 3 * 5 6.0
VICTORIA 102 7.2 58 7.1 5 7.9 39 7.3
WALKER 49 8.3 23 6.8 17 13.7 9 7.0
WALLER 39 7.4 15 7.0 12 11.2 12 5.8
WARD 11 7.1 4 6.1 1 * 6 7.0
WASHINGTON 40 9.3 14 6.8 21 17.1 5 5.0
WEBB 427 7.1 21 20.4 0 - 406 6.9
WHARTON 47 7.1 10 4.6 12 11.9 25 7.3
WHEELER 5 8.2 3 8.3 2 * 0 -
WICHITA 173 8.8 102 7.5 35 17.2 36 9.3
WILBARGER 12 5.3 7 5.6 2 * 3 3.3
WILLACY 29 7.1 1 * 0 - 28 7.1
WILLIAMSON 343 6.4 212 5.7 37 13.1 94 6.6
WILSON 27 5.9 12 5.4 0 - 15 6.5
WINKLER 10 9.9 6 16.2 0 - 4 6.3
WISE 55 8.1 40 7.6 0 - 15 9.7
WOOD 43 9.5 30 8.2 7 25.9 6 10.0
YOAKUM 13 9.4 6 15.4 1 * 6 6.3
YOUNG 12 5.6 11 6.8 0 - 1 2.0
ZAPATA 20 6.7 0 - 0 - 20 6.9
ZAVALA 16 6.6 0 - 0 - 16 6.9

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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