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Table 10 Low Birth Weight Less Than 2,500 Grams Infants

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Table 10
Low Birth Weight (< 2,500 grams) Infants
Texas, 2011
COUNTY TOTAL % WHITE** % BLACK % HISPANIC %
TEXAS 32,048 8.5 11,867 7.8 5,882 13.6 14,299 7.8









REGION 1 1,049 8.5 458 7.6 115 17.2 476 8.5
REGION 2 582 8.4 371 7.9 52 11.4 159 8.7
REGION 3 8,092 8.1 3,659 7.7 1,988 13.2 2,445 6.7
REGION 4 1,218 8.5 700 8.0 321 14.3 197 5.9
REGION 5 944 9.7 527 9.4 282 13.5 135 6.8
REGION 6 8,118 8.8 2,880 8.1 2,103 13.8 3,135 7.5
REGION 7 3,378 7.9 1,597 7.0 597 13.6 1,184 7.6
REGION 8 3,319 8.9 943 8.0 283 14.3 2,093 8.9
REGION 9 755 8.5 313 8.4 55 18.2 387 8.0
REGION 10 1,379 9.7 178 8.9 52 12.7 1,149 9.7
REGION 11 3,214 8.2 241 7.6 34 15.1 2,939 8.3









ANDERSON 38 6.2 21 5.8 11 12.0 6 3.9
ANDREWS 16 6.0 9 9.0 0 - 7 4.3
ANGELINA 93 7.5 50 7.5 21 9.9 22 6.2
ARANSAS 24 10.4 14 10.9 0 - 10 10.1
ARCHER 3 4.8 3 5.8 0 - 0 -
ARMSTRONG 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ATASCOSA 50 7.9 11 5.9 0 - 39 8.8
AUSTIN 29 8.7 11 6.5 8 28.6 10 7.2









BAILEY 14 10.6 3 7.7 0 - 11 12.0
BANDERA 11 6.9 11 8.9 0 - 0 -
BASTROP 58 7.1 31 7.7 10 19.6 17 4.6
BAYLOR 5 15.6 3 13.0 1 * 1 *
BEE 35 9.1 8 8.4 0 - 27 9.4
BELL 579 9.3 270 8.1 168 12.7 141 9.0
BEXAR 2,376 9.2 595 8.2 252 14.5 1,529 9.1
BLANCO 7 7.0 4 6.0 0 - 3 9.1
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 9 5.1 8 6.9 0 - 1 1.9
BOWIE 136 11.1 71 9.6 60 16.0 5 4.6
BRAZORIA 346 7.9 200 8.1 46 10.8 100 6.7
BRAZOS 171 6.7 71 5.1 48 14.0 52 6.4
BREWSTER 12 11.1 8 17.4 0 - 4 6.7
BRISCOE 1 4.5 0 - 0 - 1 *
BROOKS 18 12.0 1 * 0 - 17 12.1
BROWN 35 8.2 25 8.2 0 - 10 9.6
BURLESON 25 13.2 14 10.9 6 23.1 5 14.3
BURNET 34 7.3 20 6.8 0 - 14 8.3









CALDWELL 58 12.2 24 12.9 3 * 31 11.1
CALHOUN 20 7.2 7 6.9 0 - 13 7.5
CALLAHAN 7 6.2 6 6.1 0 - 1 *
CAMERON 600 7.9 31 9.7 4 * 565 7.8
CAMP 10 6.7 5 7.5 3 10.0 2 3.8
CARSON 7 10.8 5 8.3 0 - 2 *
CASS 37 11.6 23 9.5 13 21.7 1 *
CASTRO 16 11.7 3 12.0 1 * 12 11.2
CHAMBERS 43 9.6 26 9.0 2 8.0 15 11.0
CHEROKEE 70 9.8 38 9.8 20 23.5 12 5.0
CHILDRESS 13 15.3 9 24.3 0 - 4 9.1
CLAY 4 5.5 4 5.7 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 6 10.9 4 * 1 * 1 2.7
COKE 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 7 7.3 7 9.3 0 - 0 -
COLLIN 801 7.7 562 7.5 107 11.2 132 6.7
COLLINGSWORTH 4 7.4 2 6.9 0 - 2 8.3
COLORADO 23 9.5 12 11.4 3 11.1 8 7.3
COMAL 97 7.7 60 7.7 2 * 35 7.6
COMANCHE 16 9.5 10 10.0 0 - 6 8.7
CONCHO 1 2.9 0 - 0 - 1 *
COOKE 40 8.2 27 7.5 4 * 9 8.0
CORYELL 86 8.3 58 7.7 9 7.6 19 12.0
COTTLE 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
CRANE 5 8.3 3 * 0 - 2 4.5
CROCKETT 2 3.2 1 4.5 0 - 1 2.4
CROSBY 7 9.5 4 14.8 0 - 3 6.4
CULBERSON 2 7.7 0 - 0 - 2 *









DALLAM 11 8.1 3 4.5 0 - 8 11.9
DALLAS 3,308 8.6 938 8.3 1,090 13.2 1,280 6.7
DAWSON 22 12.2 6 10.7 0 - 16 13.2
DEAF SMITH 22 6.3 4 6.8 0 - 18 6.2
DELTA 9 15.5 8 16.3 1 * 0 -
DENTON 656 7.1 439 7.2 85 11.2 132 5.7
DEWITT 12 5.4 4 4.0 1 * 7 6.1
DICKENS 4 17.4 2 * 0 - 2 *
DIMMIT 13 7.6 0 - 0 - 13 8.5
DONLEY 3 11.5 2 * 1 * 0 -
DUVAL 19 10.3 2 * 0 - 17 10.4









EASTLAND 13 6.2 11 6.7 0 - 2 4.5
ECTOR 255 10.4 78 10.0 29 33.0 148 9.4
EDWARDS 6 20.0 5 * 0 - 1 *
ELLIS 165 8.5 98 8.5 23 14.5 44 7.0
EL PASO 1,350 9.7 170 8.8 52 12.9 1,128 9.8
ERATH 34 6.8 25 7.5 0 - 9 5.5









FALLS 19 9.2 6 6.8 11 17.2 2 3.6
FANNIN 25 7.3 18 6.7 3 12.0 4 8.2
FAYETTE 17 6.8 8 5.2 4 * 5 6.3
FISHER 6 16.2 2 * 0 - 4 *
FLOYD 4 4.9 2 8.3 0 - 2 3.6
FOARD 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
FORT BEND 633 8.2 321 8.0 179 11.7 133 6.1
FRANKLIN 11 9.6 10 10.9 0 - 1 *
FREESTONE 25 10.5 10 7.0 8 22.9 7 11.7
FRIO 27 11.5 3 8.6 0 - 24 12.0









GAINES 11 3.0 5 2.3 0 - 6 4.2
GALVESTON 343 8.8 179 7.8 81 16.4 83 7.4
GARZA 4 5.9 3 11.1 0 - 1 2.6
GILLESPIE 25 10.7 13 10.1 0 - 12 11.5
GLASSCOCK 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
GOLIAD 8 14.0 4 12.9 1 * 3 13.0
GONZALES 24 8.6 5 6.5 1 * 18 9.6
GRAY 28 8.6 15 7.3 1 * 12 10.6
GRAYSON 109 7.4 75 7.1 18 17.6 16 5.0
GREGG 169 8.8 75 7.6 70 17.3 24 4.6
GRIMES 29 10.1 19 12.7 6 15.8 4 4.0
GUADALUPE 155 9.6 71 8.4 10 13.0 74 10.7









HALE 48 8.6 11 8.4 3 13.0 34 8.4
HALL 5 12.5 1 * 0 - 4 *
HAMILTON 4 4.0 4 5.1 0 - 0 -
HANSFORD 5 6.4 3 8.8 0 - 2 4.5
HARDEMAN 4 9.8 2 7.4 0 - 2 *
HARDIN 40 6.1 35 6.2 4 7.8 1 2.7
HARRIS 5,954 9.0 1,688 8.3 1,686 14.0 2,580 7.7
HARRISON 81 9.2 54 9.8 16 9.6 11 6.7
HARTLEY 4 7.5 2 5.4 0 - 2 *
HASKELL 2 3.7 0 - 1 * 1 *
HAYS 150 7.3 70 6.8 7 11.9 73 7.5
HEMPHILL 5 7.2 2 4.9 0 - 3 10.7
HENDERSON 54 5.9 36 5.4 4 6.7 14 7.3
HIDALGO 1,323 8.2 44 9.4 2 7.1 1,277 8.2
HILL 47 10.7 24 9.1 6 21.4 17 11.5
HOCKLEY 29 9.3 10 8.7 3 * 16 8.5
HOOD 38 7.0 33 7.3 0 - 5 5.9
HOPKINS 39 8.0 31 9.5 3 8.1 5 4.1
HOUSTON 20 9.4 8 6.7 11 19.6 1 2.7
HOWARD 45 11.5 21 11.7 1 * 23 11.4
HUDSPETH 8 14.5 0 - 0 - 8 15.4
HUNT 91 8.5 57 7.7 19 17.8 15 6.7
HUTCHINSON 29 9.1 23 10.6 1 * 5 5.2









IRION 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -









JACK 8 7.6 6 7.5 0 - 2 8.0
JACKSON 12 6.7 5 5.4 2 * 5 6.8
JASPER 65 13.9 46 13.1 16 19.3 3 9.1
JEFF DAVIS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 379 11.0 159 11.7 165 13.8 55 6.2
JIM HOGG 11 11.8 1 * 0 - 10 11.6
JIM WELLS 82 13.1 6 6.6 1 * 75 14.0
JOHNSON 155 8.1 120 8.6 1 2.9 34 6.9
JONES 8 4.9 5 4.3 1 * 2 5.0









KARNES 16 10.8 6 12.8 0 - 10 10.1
KAUFMAN 113 8.3 54 6.3 30 19.5 29 8.1
KENDALL 25 7.7 19 9.3 0 - 6 5.1
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
KERR 39 8.2 24 8.6 2 * 13 7.0
KIMBLE 5 12.5 3 11.1 0 - 2 *
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 1 2.6 1 * 0 - 0 -
KLEBERG 38 8.0 7 6.2 1 * 30 8.6
KNOX 5 10.4 1 4.2 0 - 4 16.7









LAMAR 71 10.6 54 11.1 12 10.9 5 7.0
LAMB 30 13.8 8 10.7 0 - 22 15.8
LAMPASAS 19 8.4 13 8.0 2 * 4 6.3
LA SALLE 8 8.4 0 - 0 - 8 9.0
LAVACA 11 5.2 7 5.2 2 * 2 3.3
LEE 16 8.9 7 7.9 1 * 8 10.0
LEON 20 10.3 17 11.7 2 * 1 2.8
LIBERTY 93 9.4 50 7.9 15 17.4 28 10.4
LIMESTONE 31 9.9 16 9.8 9 18.4 6 6.1
LIPSCOMB 1 2.3 0 - 0 - 1 4.5
LIVE OAK 4 3.3 3 6.4 0 - 1 1.3
LLANO 1 0.7 1 1.0 0 - 0 -
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 360 9.3 141 7.1 63 21.3 156 9.7
LYNN 5 6.3 3 8.1 0 - 2 4.9









MCCULLOCH 7 6.5 4 6.3 1 * 2 4.9
MCLENNAN 272 7.9 126 7.2 68 14.1 78 6.5
MCMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 10 7.0 4 5.1 4 * 2 4.4
MARION 2 2.2 2 2.9 0 - 0 -
MARTIN 7 9.3 0 - 0 - 7 16.7
MASON 5 12.5 3 9.7 0 - 2 *
MATAGORDA 62 11.7 20 10.1 9 18.4 33 11.6
MAVERICK 83 8.0 2 6.9 0 - 81 8.0
MEDINA 48 9.6 18 9.2 2 * 28 9.4
MENARD 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MIDLAND 191 8.3 98 9.5 18 15.1 75 6.5
MILAM 22 7.2 11 6.5 3 12.5 8 7.1
MILLS 2 4.9 2 6.7 0 - 0 -
MITCHELL 5 4.7 2 3.3 0 - 3 7.1
MONTAGUE 13 6.0 11 6.1 0 - 2 5.7
MONTGOMERY 448 7.0 308 7.2 36 12.9 104 5.8
MOORE 27 6.7 8 5.1 1 * 18 7.6
MORRIS 17 10.6 10 9.6 6 15.8 1 *
MOTLEY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -









NACOGDOCHES 66 7.2 25 5.5 18 10.6 23 8.0
NAVARRO 59 8.8 23 7.4 17 17.0 19 7.3
NEWTON 23 15.3 18 15.9 4 12.9 1 *
NOLAN 14 7.5 8 8.0 1 * 5 6.7
NUECES 363 7.8 95 7.1 21 14.4 247 7.8









OCHILTREE 12 6.5 6 8.6 0 - 6 5.3
OLDHAM 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 96 9.4 78 9.3 13 12.7 5 6.8









PALO PINTO 29 7.9 20 7.8 1 * 8 7.5
PANOLA 34 10.1 26 10.9 4 9.5 4 6.9
PARKER 87 6.7 78 7.1 0 - 9 4.8
PARMER 11 6.6 0 - 0 - 11 8.7
PECOS 19 8.3 4 8.3 1 * 14 7.7
POLK 48 10.0 28 8.2 10 22.7 10 11.0
POTTER 174 8.6 74 8.3 34 14.7 66 7.3
PRESIDIO 7 6.4 0 - 0 - 7 7.2









RAINS 3 3.0 3 3.6 0 - 0 -
RANDALL 117 7.1 89 7.1 4 9.1 24 6.8
REAGAN 2 4.0 1 * 0 - 1 3.0
REAL 2 5.9 2 8.3 0 - 0 -
RED RIVER 5 4.0 3 3.4 2 * 0 -
REEVES 18 11.6 2 * 0 - 16 11.8
REFUGIO 4 4.3 0 - 2 * 2 3.9
ROBERTS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 18 8.4 8 7.3 10 16.4 0 -
ROCKWALL 71 7.3 50 7.1 4 7.0 17 8.0
RUNNELS 22 17.1 12 16.7 1 * 9 16.4
RUSK 57 8.7 27 6.6 18 21.7 12 7.4









SABINE 4 4.4 3 4.1 1 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 11 10.0 6 9.4 3 10.3 2 *
SAN JACINTO 26 9.9 18 9.3 6 22.2 2 4.9
SAN PATRICIO 68 7.5 15 4.6 3 * 50 8.8
SAN SABA 5 6.9 3 7.7 0 - 2 6.1
SCHLEICHER 2 6.1 0 - 0 - 2 *
SCURRY 27 11.0 11 9.2 1 * 15 12.2
SHACKELFORD 3 10.0 3 11.5 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 38 11.2 22 11.6 8 13.3 8 9.0
SHERMAN 3 6.1 2 7.7 0 - 1 4.3
SMITH 229 7.7 106 6.8 64 12.2 59 6.8
SOMERVELL 10 14.1 10 17.5 0 - 0 -
STARR 137 10.1 1 * 0 - 136 10.1
STEPHENS 13 13.4 10 15.6 0 - 3 9.1
STERLING 1 * 0 - 0 - 1 *
STONEWALL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 7 12.5 4 * 0 - 3 7.9
SWISHER 11 8.7 2 4.4 1 * 8 10.7









TARRANT 2,252 8.2 991 7.5 586 13.5 675 6.8
TAYLOR 184 9.0 106 8.0 22 12.9 56 10.4
TERRELL 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TERRY 14 7.3 2 3.6 1 * 11 8.2
THROCKMORTON 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 48 9.7 15 9.3 7 17.5 26 8.9
TOM GREEN 103 6.7 53 6.4 4 6.8 46 7.1
TRAVIS 1,181 7.6 471 6.5 151 12.6 559 7.9
TRINITY 14 10.1 11 10.1 1 * 2 *
TYLER 21 10.1 20 10.9 1 * 0 -









UPSHUR 38 8.0 30 7.9 6 15.0 2 3.6
UPTON 3 5.8 0 - 0 - 3 10.7
UVALDE 36 9.0 6 7.1 0 - 30 9.6









VAL VERDE 65 7.5 10 7.4 2 * 53 7.4
VAN ZANDT 41 7.7 34 7.8 1 * 6 6.6
VICTORIA 88 7.2 31 6.3 6 11.1 51 7.6









WALKER 48 8.0 30 8.7 11 9.0 7 5.2
WALLER 47 8.7 18 9.3 11 10.1 18 7.6
WARD 18 11.0 13 16.7 1 * 4 5.6
WASHINGTON 28 6.7 7 3.5 14 16.3 7 5.2
WEBB 441 8.1 11 7.0 0 - 430 8.1
WHARTON 49 9.0 17 9.1 16 21.6 16 5.7
WHEELER 5 8.3 4 9.5 0 - 1 *
WICHITA 148 8.1 103 8.3 24 11.6 21 5.4
WILBARGER 8 4.7 3 2.8 0 - 5 9.6
WILLACY 21 7.0 1 * 0 - 20 7.0
WILLIAMSON 435 7.3 270 6.8 47 14.7 118 7.0
WILSON 42 9.0 22 8.4 0 - 20 10.0
WINKLER 7 6.5 2 7.1 0 - 5 6.4
WISE 49 6.8 41 7.8 0 - 8 4.2
WOOD 19 4.9 18 5.8 0 - 1 1.4









YOAKUM 8 6.0 4 10.0 0 - 4 4.3
YOUNG 18 8.3 15 9.4 0 - 3 5.4









ZAPATA 26 8.8 1 * 0 - 25 8.7
ZAVALA 19 9.6 1 * 0 - 18 9.6
Low Birth Weight (< 2,500 grams) Infants

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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