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TABLE 10
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (< 2,500 grams) INFANTS
TEXAS, 2005
COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 32,006 8.3 11,709 7.7 5,985 14.1 14,312 7.5
REGION 1 1,170 9.2 503 8.1 145 20.5 522 8.9
REGION 2 633 8.6 401 8.2 55 12.9 177 8.7
REGION 3 8,334 8.0 3,685 7.5 2,022 13.7 2,627 6.5
REGION 4 1,245 8.6 658 7.2 403 16.7 184 6.2
REGION 5 898 9.1 457 8.0 331 14.5 110 6.1
REGION 6 7,760 8.4 2,764 7.9 2,051 13.7 2,945 7.0
REGION 7 3,298 8.0 1,572 7.3 579 13.3 1,147 7.4
REGION 8 3,338 8.8 951 7.8 282 16.4 2,105 8.8
REGION 9 751 9.0 320 9.2 48 14.2 383 8.4
REGION 10 1,318 8.8 132 9.7 45 18.5 1,141 8.6
REGION 11 3,261 7.7 266 8.2 24 10.7 2,971 7.6
ANDERSON 63 9.4 30 6.9 22 20.2 11 8.7
ANDREWS 30 14.4 13 16.7 1 * 16 12.4
ANGELINA 118 8.8 69 9.3 30 15.7 19 4.7
ARANSAS 17 6.2 9 5.7 0 - 8 7.0
ARCHER 7 7.6 7 9.0 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 5 22.7 4 20.0 0 - 1 *
ATASCOSA 59 8.9 11 5.9 0 - 48 10.1
AUSTIN 25 7.7 12 7.2 4 11.1 9 7.4
BAILEY 16 11.2 6 12.8 0 - 10 10.5
BANDERA 15 8.9 12 9.2 0 - 3 7.7
BASTROP 77 8.7 45 9.1 11 22.0 21 6.3
BAYLOR 6 11.1 2 5.1 2 * 2 *
BEE 34 8.7 5 5.8 1 * 28 9.4
BELL 447 8.0 214 7.0 137 11.7 96 7.3
BEXAR 2,341 9.1 556 8.0 246 16.4 1,539 8.8
BLANCO 8 6.1 4 4.7 0 - 4 8.7
BORDEN 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 22 9.2 17 9.4 1 * 4 7.8
BOWIE 112 9.5 48 6.3 62 18.1 2 2.7
BRAZORIA 355 8.1 203 7.8 42 10.5 110 7.8
BRAZOS 190 7.7 84 6.8 50 15.6 56 6.1
BREWSTER 12 10.5 8 15.7 0 - 4 6.3
BRISCOE 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
BROOKS 13 8.8 0 - 0 - 13 9.3
BROWN 39 8.1 31 9.6 1 * 7 4.8
BURLESON 22 9.8 9 7.7 9 19.1 4 6.7
BURNET 33 6.7 25 7.4 0 - 8 5.4
CALDWELL 45 8.6 16 7.5 3 14.3 26 8.9
CALHOUN 26 9.2 14 9.3 0 - 12 9.3
CALLAHAN 11 7.4 9 6.7 1 * 1 *
CAMERON 668 7.7 34 10.4 0 - 634 7.6
CAMP 15 7.5 9 8.0 4 16.7 2 3.2
CARSON 10 14.3 10 14.9 0 - 0 -
CASS 26 7.8 12 5.1 14 17.9 0 -
CASTRO 10 7.4 3 7.7 0 - 7 7.5
CHAMBERS 25 6.2 13 4.5 5 15.6 7 8.0
CHEROKEE 61 7.9 24 6.0 20 18.2 17 6.4
CHILDRESS 9 10.0 3 5.7 0 - 6 17.1
CLAY 9 8.7 7 7.4 0 - 2 *
COCHRAN 2 3.5 0 - 0 - 2 5.9
COKE 2 5.4 2 7.7 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 6 6.3 3 4.1 0 - 3 14.3
COLLIN 804 7.7 606 8.0 75 9.8 123 6.1
COLLINGSWORTH 6 11.1 2 7.1 2 * 2 8.7
COLORADO 24 8.8 16 13.2 2 4.7 6 5.5
COMAL 88 7.3 49 6.7 2 * 37 7.8
COMANCHE 16 9.4 10 9.8 0 - 6 8.8
CONCHO 1 3.4 0 - 0 - 1 *
COOKE 38 6.7 26 6.5 5 * 7 4.5
CORYELL 75 7.8 53 8.0 14 10.4 8 4.9
COTTLE 1 4.8 1 * 0 - 0 -
CRANE 5 9.8 0 - 1 * 4 10.8
CROCKETT 4 6.0 3 13.0 0 - 1 2.3
CROSBY 7 6.9 0 - 1 * 6 7.9
CULBERSON 4 10.5 0 - 0 - 4 10.8
DALLAM 7 5.8 3 4.8 1 * 3 5.5
DALLAS 3,561 8.4 897 7.7 1,175 13.9 1,489 6.7
DAWSON 28 12.7 10 13.9 3 * 15 10.5
DEAF SMITH 31 8.3 5 8.2 0 - 26 8.3
DELTA 6 9.7 4 7.8 2 * 0 -
DENTON 634 7.0 424 6.8 70 11.5 140 6.5
DEWITT 22 8.7 13 9.2 5 23.8 4 4.5
DICKENS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
DIMMIT 16 8.9 1 * 0 - 15 9.1
DONLEY 3 8.8 1 3.8 1 * 1 *
DUVAL 19 9.1 1 * 0 - 18 8.9
EASTLAND 25 10.4 20 10.8 0 - 5 9.3
ECTOR 222 9.8 83 10.4 14 15.7 125 9.0
EDWARDS 2 8.0 0 - 0 - 2 *
ELLIS 155 7.6 97 8.0 24 13.8 34 5.2
EL PASO 1,284 8.8 121 9.5 45 18.5 1,118 8.6
ERATH 38 7.4 19 5.6 0 - 19 11.1
FALLS 19 9.3 6 6.7 8 16.7 5 7.5
FANNIN 26 6.5 23 6.6 3 * 0 -
FAYETTE 21 8.6 5 4.1 6 20.7 10 11.0
FISHER 3 7.7 0 - 2 * 1 *
FLOYD 10 9.5 0 - 0 - 10 12.5
FOARD 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
FORT BEND 588 8.9 273 8.3 168 12.3 147 7.4
FRANKLIN 12 9.8 6 6.4 3 * 3 13.6
FREESTONE 23 10.1 12 8.8 8 22.9 3 5.3
FRIO 16 5.9 1 2.9 0 - 15 6.3
GAINES 28 9.4 20 12.3 0 - 8 5.9
GALVESTON 341 8.7 190 8.1 71 12.8 80 7.6
GARZA 9 16.7 6 21.4 1 * 2 8.3
GILLESPIE 19 7.8 5 3.2 1 * 13 15.1
GLASSCOCK 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
GOLIAD 7 11.1 5 12.8 0 - 2 9.5
GONZALES 36 10.1 16 13.4 4 17.4 16 7.5
GRAY 22 6.9 15 7.1 2 * 5 5.1
GRAYSON 111 7.0 88 7.3 10 9.7 13 4.8
GREGG 159 8.5 68 6.4 56 15.5 35 8.0
GRIMES 35 10.1 18 10.6 9 13.8 8 7.2
GUADALUPE 108 7.6 53 7.3 8 14.3 47 7.4
HALE 56 8.9 16 9.4 6 * 34 7.7
HALL 2 4.3 0 - 0 - 2 7.4
HAMILTON 4 4.2 4 5.3 0 - 0 -
HANSFORD 6 5.4 1 1.9 0 - 5 8.6
HARDEMAN 4 7.8 2 5.3 0 - 2 *
HARDIN 43 6.8 36 6.3 5 11.1 2 10.0
HARRIS 5,682 8.5 1,615 7.9 1,665 14.2 2,402 6.9
HARRISON 74 8.9 31 6.4 35 17.2 8 5.6
HARTLEY 3 4.5 3 5.6 0 - 0 -
HASKELL 6 11.1 0 - 1 * 5 25.0
HAYS 123 7.2 63 7.5 4 9.1 56 6.8
HEMPHILL 2 3.2 2 5.7 0 - 0 -
HENDERSON 78 7.9 59 8.0 11 14.7 8 4.4
HIDALGO 1,239 7.3 43 8.7 1 * 1,195 7.3
HILL 45 9.3 27 8.2 6 18.2 12 9.8
HOCKLEY 32 8.8 13 8.7 3 * 16 8.0
HOOD 40 7.4 37 8.4 0 - 3 3.1
HOPKINS 39 8.5 29 8.6 7 26.9 3 3.2
HOUSTON 22 8.8 11 7.7 9 12.3 2 5.7
HOWARD 42 8.8 18 8.0 2 * 22 9.3
HUDSPETH 4 8.2 0 - 0 - 4 9.1
HUNT 87 7.5 58 7.2 20 15.9 9 4.0
HUTCHINSON 24 8.5 17 8.1 0 - 7 9.9
IRION 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
JACK 9 9.7 7 9.0 0 - 2 *
JACKSON 10 5.0 7 4.5 0 - 3 7.7
JASPER 49 10.9 32 10.5 15 15.3 2 4.4
JEFF DAVIS 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
JEFFERSON 336 10.2 114 8.3 177 13.9 45 6.9
JIM HOGG 16 16.3 0 - 1 * 15 15.6
JIM WELLS 73 10.5 7 7.9 2 * 64 10.6
JOHNSON 143 7.0 106 7.0 7 15.6 30 6.3
JONES 12 6.0 6 4.8 0 - 6 9.0
KARNES 17 8.5 4 5.3 0 - 13 11.0
KAUFMAN 107 7.8 50 5.7 21 16.5 36 9.7
KENDALL 29 8.9 18 8.6 0 - 11 9.4
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KERR 52 8.8 32 9.1 6 * 14 6.3
KIMBLE 4 8.0 0 - 0 - 4 18.2
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 4 10.3 0 - 0 - 4 12.5
KLEBERG 38 7.4 5 5.2 1 * 32 8.0
KNOX 4 9.3 2 8.7 1 * 1 *
LAMAR 60 9.4 43 9.0 14 14.9 3 4.8
LAMB 14 5.8 4 6.0 2 * 8 5.0
LAMPASAS 16 6.4 12 6.5 1 * 3 5.3
LA SALLE 9 8.7 2 * 0 - 7 7.8
LAVACA 14 5.9 6 3.7 1 * 7 12.3
LEE 12 6.0 8 7.4 1 * 3 3.8
LEON 20 9.1 10 7.3 1 4.2 9 15.5
LIBERTY 92 8.7 65 8.9 12 11.3 15 6.8
LIMESTONE 25 8.2 12 7.4 5 9.3 8 9.1
LIPSCOMB 1 2.4 0 - 0 - 1 5.0
LIVE OAK 8 6.8 2 4.3 0 - 6 8.6
LLANO 10 6.4 9 6.9 0 - 1 3.8
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 415 10.5 172 8.7 70 20.3 173 10.5
LYNN 7 8.4 3 11.5 1 * 3 5.5
MCCULLOCH 11 10.9 5 7.8 0 - 6 16.2
MCLENNAN 307 9.0 141 8.1 80 15.4 86 7.4
MCMULLEN 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
MADISON 17 11.6 14 17.3 2 6.9 1 2.7
MARION 12 14.6 6 11.8 6 20.0 0 -
MARTIN 5 6.8 0 - 0 - 5 12.5
MASON 7 19.4 6 30.0 0 - 1 *
MATAGORDA 53 9.8 22 10.0 14 24.6 17 6.4
MAVERICK 105 9.8 4 11.4 0 - 101 9.8
MEDINA 45 7.6 14 6.5 0 - 31 8.5
MENARD 2 8.0 0 - 0 - 2 *
MIDLAND 173 8.8 73 8.5 22 13.5 78 8.2
MILAM 30 9.3 13 6.8 7 21.9 10 10.2
MILLS 2 3.9 2 6.3 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 6 7.3 1 2.2 1 * 4 11.8
MONTAGUE 12 5.0 11 5.3 0 - 1 2.9
MONTGOMERY 422 7.5 294 7.6 32 13.5 96 6.2
MOORE 27 6.6 10 7.6 0 - 17 6.2
MORRIS 22 12.1 11 9.1 10 30.3 1 3.6
MOTLEY 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
NACOGDOCHES 62 6.5 29 6.4 21 11.7 12 3.8
NAVARRO 62 8.7 34 9.1 11 10.5 17 7.4
NEWTON 15 11.5 8 8.7 6 16.7 1 *
NOLAN 33 13.5 18 15.1 0 - 15 12.7
NUECES 454 8.9 110 8.1 18 12.9 326 9.0
OCHILTREE 12 6.9 6 8.8 0 - 6 5.7
OLDHAM 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 101 9.8 77 9.0 20 17.4 4 6.7
PALO PINTO 26 6.3 13 4.5 3 * 10 8.6
PANOLA 24 8.1 13 7.2 6 8.5 5 11.4
PARKER 87 7.6 76 7.9 3 * 8 4.7
PARMER 15 9.4 4 8.7 0 - 11 9.8
PECOS 18 7.8 7 15.2 0 - 11 6.1
POLK 43 8.2 22 6.0 9 13.8 12 12.9
POTTER 241 10.3 94 9.1 51 22.7 96 8.9
PRESIDIO 13 7.5 3 * 0 - 10 6.3
RAINS 15 12.6 14 14.1 0 - 1 *
RANDALL 98 6.9 76 6.7 1 3.8 21 8.3
REAGAN 5 10.4 1 * 0 - 4 11.1
REAL 2 7.1 1 4.8 0 - 1 *
RED RIVER 13 9.6 9 9.5 2 9.1 2 *
REEVES 8 5.2 0 - 0 - 8 5.7
REFUGIO 2 2.5 1 3.0 0 - 1 2.3
ROBERTS 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 26 10.5 9 7.4 9 14.3 8 12.5
ROCKWALL 93 9.5 60 8.7 15 27.8 18 7.7
RUNNELS 13 8.3 3 3.8 1 * 9 12.0
RUSK 64 9.8 37 9.0 22 21.2 5 3.6
SABINE 8 8.2 4 5.0 4 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 16 14.3 7 11.3 8 21.1 1 *
SAN JACINTO 12 4.4 8 3.7 2 6.7 2 7.7
SAN PATRICIO 89 8.1 25 6.7 0 - 64 9.0
SAN SABA 5 7.4 3 7.1 0 - 2 7.7
SCHLEICHER 2 5.1 0 - 0 - 2 7.4
SCURRY 28 12.5 15 14.4 0 - 13 11.2
SHACKELFORD 2 5.9 2 7.7 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 35 9.6 11 5.9 18 24.0 6 5.8
SHERMAN 2 4.3 0 - 0 - 2 7.1
SMITH 239 8.3 103 6.6 88 15.0 48 6.5
SOMERVELL 5 5.6 3 4.5 0 - 2 8.7
STARR 98 6.5 3 * 0 - 95 6.4
STEPHENS 9 6.5 6 6.3 0 - 3 7.0
STERLING 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 2 3.5 1 4.2 0 - 1 3.0
SWISHER 17 13.3 5 9.4 2 * 10 14.9
TARRANT 2,259 8.1 1,020 7.6 580 14.2 659 6.3
TAYLOR 186 9.1 111 8.6 21 13.8 54 9.0
TERRELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TERRY 19 9.5 10 16.1 0 - 9 6.9
THROCKMORTON 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 41 7.3 13 7.0 8 18.2 20 6.0
TOM GREEN 124 7.9 62 7.9 4 8.7 58 7.9
TRAVIS 1,187 7.8 474 7.2 154 12.9 559 7.5
TRINITY 20 12.8 15 14.7 3 10.0 2 8.3
TYLER 18 7.6 14 6.8 4 16.7 0 -
UPSHUR 35 7.0 30 7.1 3 8.3 2 4.5
UPTON 2 5.3 2 * 0 - 0 -
UVALDE 42 9.0 11 7.4 0 - 31 9.8
VAL VERDE 69 7.1 11 8.0 0 - 58 6.9
VAN ZANDT 44 7.9 35 7.4 5 23.8 4 6.0
VICTORIA 120 9.0 84 9.3 8 17.8 28 7.3
WALKER 50 7.7 25 6.9 18 11.8 7 5.4
WALLER 36 6.1 13 5.3 9 8.7 14 5.8
WARD 13 8.4 7 10.1 1 * 5 6.3
WASHINGTON 51 12.0 18 8.5 23 23.0 10 8.9
WEBB 452 7.6 16 12.0 0 - 436 7.5
WHARTON 67 10.2 23 10.0 9 9.9 35 10.3
WHEELER 6 7.8 2 4.4 1 * 3 11.1
WICHITA 144 7.8 98 7.7 19 9.8 27 7.0
WILBARGER 19 9.0 10 8.1 4 * 5 7.0
WILLACY 18 5.0 3 * 0 - 15 4.3
WILLIAMSON 401 7.3 245 6.8 30 9.9 126 8.0
WILSON 47 10.2 19 7.9 1 * 27 12.4
WINKLER 9 9.7 4 11.1 0 - 5 8.9
WISE 58 8.1 48 8.5 0 - 10 6.7
WOOD 31 7.1 24 6.8 3 13.6 4 6.7
YOAKUM 20 15.4 3 8.8 0 - 17 17.9
YOUNG 20 9.1 17 10.4 0 - 3 5.7
ZAPATA 22 7.4 1 * 0 - 21 7.3
ZAVALA 18 7.6 2 4.5 0 - 16 8.4

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 July 16, 2010