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TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2001

COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 27,585 7.6 10,578 6.9 5,231 12.9 11,776 6.9
                 
REGION 1 1,114 9.2 527 8.3 106 15.6 481 9.5
REGION 2 558 7.7 345 6.9 68 15.1 145 8.0
REGION 3 7,520 7.6 3,452 6.9 1,781 13.1 2,287 6.4
REGION 4 1,115 8.1 651 7.2 334 13.7 130 5.4
REGION 5 837 8.6 450 7.4 293 12.9 94 6.7
REGION 6 6,382 7.5 2,398 7.0 1,732 12.5 2,252 6.0
REGION 7 2,788 7.1 1,356 6.4 558 11.9 874 6.6
REGION 8 2,734 7.8 768 6.6 226 13.4 1,740 8.0
REGION 9 629 7.9 226 7.1 51 15.0 352 8.0
REGION 10 1,133 7.8 107 7.8 36 15.1 990 7.7
REGION 11 2,775 6.9 298 7.0 46 16.3 2,431 6.8
                 
ANDERSON 42 6.5 26 6.3 11 8.5 5 4.7
ANDREWS 19 9.4 5 7.1 1 * 13 10.1
ANGELINA 106 8.4 52 7.0 26 13.9 28 8.5
ARANSAS 26 11.3 14 9.2 0 - 12 15.8
ARCHER 5 5.0 5 5.7 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 2 9.5 2 * 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 50 7.4 9 4.2 2 * 39 8.4
AUSTIN 22 6.9 7 3.9 8 13.8 7 8.8
                 
BAILEY 7 5.1 2 4.4 0 - 5 5.4
BANDERA 17 8.9 16 9.8 0 - 1 3.7
BASTROP 69 7.3 42 7.5 5 8.6 22 6.8
BAYLOR 3 7.1 3 8.1 0 - 0 -
BEE 34 8.6 4 4.3 0 - 30 10.1
BELL 421 7.9 181 6.3 162 12.0 78 7.1
BEXAR 1,918 8.1 500 7.0 190 13.6 1,228 8.1
BLANCO 4 4.1 4 5.3 0 - 0 -
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 13 6.0 10 6.4 1 * 2 3.5
BOWIE 107 9.7 61 8.2 46 14.2 0 -
BRAZORIA 319 7.7 200 7.6 44 15.1 75 6.1
BRAZOS 152 6.9 66 5.3 45 15.3 41 6.2
BREWSTER 12 10.5 2 5.4 0 - 10 13.0
BRISCOE 5 22.7 2 * 3 * 0 -
BROOKS 13 9.9 0 - 0 - 13 10.7
BROWN 32 6.9 24 7.1 1 * 7 6.1
BURLESON 15 7.3 8 7.3 2 4.8 5 9.3
BURNET 42 8.4 28 8.5 2 * 12 7.4
                 
CALDWELL 36 6.9 13 6.4 2 7.7 21 7.2
CALHOUN 26 8.4 10 7.8 1 * 15 8.5
CALLAHAN 5 3.8 4 3.3 0 - 1 *
CAMERON 511 6.1 24 5.5 2 * 485 6.1
CAMP 7 4.1 4 4.5 1 4.5 2 3.4
CARSON 8 10.0 7 9.5 0 - 1 *
CASS 32 9.8 13 5.6 18 20.9 1 *
CASTRO 12 9.2 0 - 1 * 11 11.8
CHAMBERS 24 7.7 17 7.5 6 16.2 1 2.0
CHEROKEE 81 11.2 46 11.0 21 19.1 14 7.0
CHILDRESS 14 13.0 9 13.0 1 * 4 12.1
CLAY 7 8.4 7 8.5 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 4 5.7 0 - 0 - 4 8.7
COKE 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 4 4.0 3 3.9 0 - 1 4.5
COLLIN 691 7.3 535 7.1 64 13.6 92 6.4
COLLINGSWORTH 2 6.5 2 * 0 - 0 -
COLORADO 15 5.8 7 5.8 2 4.9 6 6.1
COMAL 66 5.9 48 6.9 0 - 18 4.5
COMANCHE 13 8.2 4 4.7 0 - 9 12.5
CONCHO 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
COOKE 47 9.2 34 8.7 3 * 10 8.7
CORYELL 67 6.9 45 6.4 16 11.4 6 4.7
COTTLE 2 * 1 * 1 * 0 -
CRANE 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
CROCKETT 4 6.9 1 * 0 - 3 7.1
CROSBY 7 6.8 1 3.1 0 - 6 8.8
CULBERSON 2 4.9 0 - 0 - 2 5.7
                 
DALLAM 7 8.6 5 8.6 0 - 2 9.1
DALLAS 3,322 7.7 962 7.0 1,045 12.8 1,315 6.3
DAWSON 22 11.3 6 9.5 0 - 16 12.4
DEAF SMITH 25 7.1 4 5.3 0 - 21 7.6
DELTA 4 7.4 4 8.2 0 - 0 -
DENTON 538 6.8 368 6.3 59 12.6 111 6.9
DEWITT 19 8.6 11 10.9 3 10.3 5 5.5
DICKENS 2 7.7 2 * 0 - 0 -
DIMMIT 14 7.3 0 - 0 - 14 8.1
DONLEY 4 13.3 2 9.1 1 * 1 *
DUVAL 19 9.7 0 - 0 - 19 10.2
                 
EASTLAND 6 3.0 6 4.0 0 - 0 -
ECTOR 185 8.5 66 9.3 14 16.7 105 7.6
EDWARDS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ELLIS 119 6.6 60 5.5 23 14.0 36 6.3
EL PASO 1,107 7.8 104 8.0 36 15.1 967 7.7
ERATH 30 6.7 16 5.1 0 - 14 10.9
                 
FALLS 23 12.1 6 6.9 9 16.4 8 16.7
FANNIN 17 5.0 16 5.4 1 * 0 -
FAYETTE 19 7.0 6 4.1 3 10.3 10 10.4
FISHER 4 16.7 2 * 0 - 2 *
FLOYD 14 12.7 3 9.1 2 * 9 13.4
FOARD 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
FORT BEND 386 7.3 181 6.4 101 10.7 104 6.9
FRANKLIN 8 6.8 6 7.0 0 - 2 8.3
FREESTONE 17 7.6 9 6.4 6 14.0 2 5.0
FRIO 25 9.6 1 3.1 0 - 24 10.5
                 
GAINES 16 6.7 5 4.6 2 * 9 7.1
GALVESTON 305 8.2 144 6.8 93 14.8 68 7.0
GARZA 6 9.1 4 14.3 0 - 2 5.7
GILLESPIE 6 2.6 2 1.5 0 - 4 4.3
GLASSCOCK 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
GOLIAD 3 3.6 1 3.1 0 - 2 4.3
GONZALES 17 5.5 5 5.3 4 11.1 8 4.5
GRAY 25 10.0 16 8.8 2 * 7 11.3
GRAYSON 125 7.8 91 7.4 18 14.1 16 6.8
GREGG 136 7.7 62 6.0 61 15.1 13 3.9
GRIMES 25 7.8 13 8.4 8 11.3 4 4.2
GUADALUPE 74 6.5 39 6.1 8 14.5 27 6.0
                 
HALE 64 9.9 24 12.5 4 17.4 36 8.3
HALL 5 7.7 5 16.1 0 - 0 -
HAMILTON 4 4.3 4 5.3 0 - 0 -
HANSFORD 5 7.1 1 3.2 0 - 4 10.3
HARDEMAN 2 4.4 2 6.1 0 - 0 -
HARDIN 57 8.7 46 7.9 11 17.5 0 -
HARRIS 4,743 7.5 1,469 7.0 1,398 12.5 1,876 6.0
HARRISON 71 9.0 34 7.3 28 13.6 9 7.3
HARTLEY 8 11.4 8 13.6 0 - 0 -
HASKELL 1 1.3 1 2.6 0 - 0 -
HAYS 95 6.2 39 4.9 6 15.8 50 7.2
HEMPHILL 2 5.1 1 4.3 0 - 1 *
HENDERSON 85 9.1 54 7.7 21 21.6 10 7.5
HIDALGO 936 6.2 64 5.2 0 - 872 6.3
HILL 26 5.1 14 4.3 4 7.4 8 6.1
HOCKLEY 21 6.4 7 4.6 1 * 13 7.8
HOOD 17 3.8 14 3.7 0 - 3 4.3
HOPKINS 37 7.7 33 8.8 3 9.7 1 1.3
HOUSTON 21 8.6 11 7.2 9 14.3 1 3.4
HOWARD 31 7.2 6 3.0 1 * 24 11.4
HUDSPETH 5 12.2 1 * 0 - 4 12.1
HUNT 96 8.6 66 7.9 18 13.8 12 8.1
HUTCHINSON 36 10.6 31 12.2 0 - 5 6.1
                 
IRION 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
                 
JACK 9 9.5 6 7.1 0 - 3 *
JACKSON 7 4.0 4 4.0 1 * 2 3.3
JASPER 24 5.3 17 5.2 5 5.0 2 6.7
JEFF DAVIS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 308 9.3 121 8.1 149 11.8 38 7.0
JIM HOGG 3 3.7 0 - 0 - 3 4.1
JIM WELLS 59 9.7 11 10.6 0 - 48 9.6
JOHNSON 141 7.4 114 7.7 7 18.4 20 5.2
JONES 26 13.3 18 14.4 3 * 5 8.2
                 
KARNES 14 8.9 0 - 1 * 13 11.4
KAUFMAN 88 8.0 53 7.5 15 13.2 20 7.1
KENDALL 23 7.8 18 8.8 0 - 5 5.6
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KERR 29 5.6 12 3.7 0 - 17 9.0
KIMBLE 6 9.7 4 8.5 0 - 2 *
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 2 5.3 0 - 0 - 2 8.3
KLEBERG 47 9.2 10 9.9 3 * 34 8.5
KNOX 7 16.7 5 21.7 0 - 2 *
                 
LAMAR 51 8.2 34 7.1 14 12.7 3 9.4
LAMB 27 11.9 5 6.9 4 * 18 12.6
LAMPASAS 17 6.9 14 7.3 0 - 3 6.3
LA SALLE 9 9.2 0 - 0 - 9 10.1
LAVACA 16 6.3 5 3.2 6 26.1 5 7.0
LEE 18 8.3 12 9.7 2 * 4 5.1
LEON 17 9.4 12 8.9 5 20.8 0 -
LIBERTY 90 8.7 68 9.2 12 13.0 10 4.9
LIMESTONE 18 5.9 10 6.0 5 7.5 3 4.1
LIPSCOMB 3 8.8 2 * 0 - 1 *
LIVE OAK 11 8.5 4 7.1 0 - 7 9.6
LLANO 7 4.6 6 4.7 0 - 1 4.3
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 396 10.4 147 7.6 56 15.6 193 12.5
LYNN 2 2.7 0 - 0 - 2 4.2
                 
MCCULLOCH 6 6.7 4 8.0 0 - 2 5.6
MCLENNAN 236 7.3 110 6.5 63 11.3 63 6.5
MCMULLEN 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
MADISON 14 8.6 8 8.2 4 13.8 2 5.6
MARION 17 14.5 6 9.0 11 22.9 0 -
MARTIN 4 5.6 1 2.9 0 - 3 8.1
MASON 1 2.9 0 - 0 - 1 *
MATAGORDA 42 7.5 21 8.6 5 10.4 16 5.9
MAVERICK 86 7.8 2 7.4 0 - 84 7.8
MEDINA 44 7.7 12 4.4 0 - 32 10.8
MENARD 1 3.7 0 - 0 - 1 *
MIDLAND 135 7.5 54 7.0 21 13.9 60 6.9
MILAM 30 8.4 15 7.3 8 21.6 7 6.0
MILLS 2 4.9 2 7.1 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 10 12.0 4 10.0 0 - 6 16.7
MONTAGUE 20 8.8 18 8.6 0 - 2 *
MONTGOMERY 318 6.6 224 6.4 27 14.9 67 5.9
MOORE 29 7.4 17 7.0 0 - 12 8.2
MORRIS 14 9.4 10 10.2 3 7.3 1 *
MOTLEY 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
                 
NACOGDOCHES 64 7.9 31 6.5 19 12.3 14 7.8
NAVARRO 55 7.7 28 7.1 20 17.5 7 3.3
NEWTON 15 10.1 9 9.0 6 13.3 0 -
NOLAN 18 8.7 9 8.0 2 * 7 7.9
NUECES 434 8.4 116 8.1 36 18.2 282 7.9
                 
OCHILTREE 5 3.2 3 4.0 0 - 2 2.4
OLDHAM 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 87 8.3 67 7.5 18 17.1 2 4.0
                 
PALO PINTO 25 6.7 20 7.3 1 * 4 4.4
PANOLA 20 7.3 11 5.7 7 11.3 2 *
PARKER 76 6.9 70 7.2 0 - 6 4.6
PARMER 12 8.0 4 9.5 0 - 8 7.4
PECOS 17 7.6 3 6.3 0 - 14 8.2
POLK 38 7.6 28 7.5 8 13.1 2 2.9
POTTER 189 8.7 92 8.5 21 11.8 76 8.3
PRESIDIO 7 4.7 0 - 0 - 7 5.0
                 
RAINS 8 8.0 8 8.9 0 - 0 -
RANDALL 102 7.9 87 8.0 4 * 11 6.3
REAGAN 3 8.3 1 * 0 - 2 8.3
REAL 1 4.3 1 * 0 - 0 -
RED RIVER 14 8.6 9 8.1 4 11.8 1 *
REEVES 16 7.7 0 - 0 - 16 8.5
REFUGIO 6 5.7 0 - 1 * 5 7.2
ROBERTS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 24 11.2 6 6.4 15 19.7 3 6.7
ROCKWALL 43 6.1 35 6.5 2 7.4 6 4.2
RUNNELS 13 8.7 6 8.2 0 - 7 9.2
RUSK 48 8.3 27 6.9 15 17.4 6 5.9
                 
SABINE 8 8.1 6 7.4 1 * 1 *
SAN AUGUSTINE 13 11.7 4 6.3 9 24.3 0 -
SAN JACINTO 22 7.6 15 6.5 6 15.4 1 *
SAN PATRICIO 104 8.8 36 8.2 3 12.0 65 9.1
SAN SABA 3 4.3 2 4.5 0 - 1 4.0
SCHLEICHER 3 6.4 0 - 0 - 3 10.7
SCURRY 21 9.2 9 7.2 1 * 11 11.2
SHACKELFORD 4 9.3 4 11.1 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 40 10.0 21 9.2 14 17.9 5 5.4
SHERMAN 2 5.1 1 3.7 0 - 1 *
SMITH 175 6.5 89 5.9 53 10.5 33 5.0
SOMERVELL 7 7.4 5 7.0 0 - 2 8.3
STARR 85 5.8 1 * 0 - 84 5.8
STEPHENS 7 4.8 6 5.8 1 * 0 -
STERLING 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
STONEWALL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 7 10.1 4 13.8 0 - 3 7.5
SWISHER 23 15.3 12 16.7 4 * 7 10.3
                 
TARRANT 2,040 7.7 929 6.7 504 13.5 607 6.9
TAYLOR 155 7.7 86 6.6 18 12.9 51 8.9
TERRELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TERRY 24 12.9 12 18.5 1 * 11 9.5
THROCKMORTON 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 38 7.4 17 8.7 6 11.8 15 5.6
TOM GREEN 138 9.0 60 7.8 10 18.2 68 9.6
TRAVIS 1,014 7.0 441 6.6 145 11.1 428 6.5
TRINITY 16 9.9 10 8.7 6 18.2 0 -
TYLER 18 8.5 12 6.8 6 20.0 0 -
                 
UPSHUR 41 8.1 32 7.6 6 12.0 3 8.6
UPTON 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
UVALDE 41 8.1 7 7.5 0 - 34 8.2
                 
VAL VERDE 77 9.0 7 4.9 1 * 69 9.7
VAN ZANDT 39 6.7 30 6.1 3 * 6 7.1
VICTORIA 120 8.6 45 8.0 9 11.0 66 8.8
                 
WALKER 45 7.5 30 8.9 11 7.9 4 3.1
WALLER 35 7.2 16 7.9 13 10.9 6 3.7
WARD 7 4.6 4 6.6 1 * 2 2.4
WASHINGTON 40 10.2 15 7.1 21 19.4 4 5.4
WEBB 445 7.5 14 14.4 1 * 430 7.4
WHARTON 38 6.4 14 6.0 12 12.6 12 4.5
WHEELER 4 10.0 2 7.7 0 - 2 *
WICHITA 152 8.0 90 6.7 36 16.1 26 8.0
WILBARGER 20 9.8 13 10.5 5 * 2 3.3
WILLACY 24 6.0 0 - 0 - 24 6.4
WILLIAMSON 320 6.7 215 6.5 19 7.8 86 7.1
WILSON 26 5.9 13 5.6 0 - 13 6.3
WINKLER 4 3.8 2 6.1 0 - 2 2.8
WISE 43 6.3 36 6.6 1 * 6 4.5
WOOD 40 9.1 35 9.6 2 9.5 3 5.4
                 
YOAKUM 9 8.1 4 11.4 1 * 4 5.3
YOUNG 10 4.4 8 4.4 0 - 2 5.1
                 
ZAPATA 17 6.4 0 - 0 - 17 6.5
ZAVALA 4 2.0 0 - 0 - 4 2.1

 

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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Last updated May 07, 2010