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Table 10 Low Birth Weight Infants

Table 10
Low Birth Weight (< 2,500 grams) Infants
Texas, 2012

County Total % White** % Black % Hispanic %
TEXAS 31,647 8.3 11,910 7.6 5,994 13.9 13,743 7.5









REGION 1 1,079 8.8 499 8.3 101 14.8 479 8.6
REGION 2 605 8.6 400 8.4 39 10.1 166 8.9
REGION 3 8,043 8.0 3,618 7.5 2,063 13.6 2,362 6.4
REGION 4 1,082 7.5 603 6.8 293 12.8 186 5.6
REGION 5 878 8.9 441 7.7 293 13.9 144 7.2
REGION 6 8,059 8.5 2,833 7.6 2,199 14.1 3,027 7.3
REGION 7 3,406 7.9 1,778 7.6 580 13.8 1,048 6.8
REGION 8 3,353 8.8 970 7.7 276 15.1 2,107 8.8
REGION 9 790 8.3 337 8.4 48 16.1 405 7.8
REGION 10 1,323 9.3 208 9.6 74 19.7 1,041 9.0
REGION 11 3,029 7.7 223 6.9 28 13.7 2,778 7.8









ANDERSON 35 6.2 21 5.8 9 10.8 5 4.1
ANDREWS 19 6.0 9 8.3 0 - 10 4.9
ANGELINA 107 9.0 47 7.2 33 17.8 27 7.6
ARANSAS 22 9.1 13 9.7 1 * 8 7.8
ARCHER 10 13.3 9 13.6 0 - 1 *
ARMSTRONG 4 13.3 3 10.3 0 - 1 *
ATASCOSA 50 7.8 17 7.7 0 - 33 7.8
AUSTIN 24 6.9 10 5.6 5 12.5 9 7.0









BAILEY 4 3.4 0 - 0 - 4 5.8
BANDERA 22 13.4 13 10.2 2 * 7 20.6
BASTROP 63 7.5 30 7.3 7 13.7 26 6.8
BAYLOR 6 12.5 4 9.3 0 - 2 *
BEE 43 11.9 13 13.7 1 * 29 11.2
BELL 578 9.3 273 7.8 183 15.1 122 8.0
BEXAR 2,414 9.2 601 7.9 245 15.3 1,568 9.2
BLANCO 7 7.8 7 9.7 0 - 0 -
BORDEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BOSQUE 16 8.6 11 8.8 3 * 2 3.6
BOWIE 115 9.2 61 8.1 44 12.0 10 8.1
BRAZORIA 370 8.0 201 7.6 59 12.9 110 7.3
BRAZOS 165 6.4 84 5.7 33 11.0 48 5.9
BREWSTER 9 7.9 7 12.1 0 - 2 3.6
BRISCOE 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
BROOKS 12 10.7 1 * 0 - 11 10.5
BROWN 39 9.2 33 10.1 0 - 6 7.1
BURLESON 15 7.5 7 6.3 8 29.6 0 -
BURNET 31 6.9 21 7.4 1 * 9 5.5









CALDWELL 47 10.1 18 11.5 2 * 27 9.2
CALHOUN 26 10.0 10 9.9 1 * 15 9.7
CALLAHAN 19 13.9 16 13.6 0 - 3 *
CAMERON 571 7.8 18 6.5 2 * 551 7.8
CAMP 15 7.9 7 8.4 5 11.6 3 4.8
CARSON 2 3.1 2 3.4 0 - 0 -
CASS 23 6.6 12 4.7 10 13.2 1 *
CASTRO 10 7.2 1 4.3 0 - 9 7.9
CHAMBERS 36 7.8 26 8.4 2 6.3 8 6.8
CHEROKEE 51 7.1 30 7.5 9 9.7 12 5.2
CHILDRESS 7 10.1 3 7.0 0 - 4 16.0
CLAY 8 8.4 8 8.7 0 - 0 -
COCHRAN 6 12.2 1 * 0 - 5 13.5
COKE 1 3.4 1 4.3 0 - 0 -
COLEMAN 18 18.6 10 13.9 0 - 8 33.3
COLLIN 839 8.1 595 7.9 112 12.6 132 6.9
COLLINGSWORTH 6 14.6 2 9.1 0 - 4 *
COLORADO 27 11.4 10 10.2 4 11.8 13 12.4
COMAL 92 7.0 59 6.9 2 * 31 7.1
COMANCHE 8 5.2 6 6.0 0 - 2 3.6
CONCHO 1 4.3 1 * 0 - 0 -
COOKE 31 5.5 26 6.6 1 * 4 2.6
CORYELL 70 7.6 47 7.0 13 15.9 10 6.0
COTTLE 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
CRANE 10 12.3 4 15.4 0 - 6 11.1
CROCKETT 2 3.7 0 - 0 - 2 5.7
CROSBY 7 9.9 0 - 0 - 7 13.5
CULBERSON 3 10.0 1 * 0 - 2 7.7









DALLAM 11 7.5 4 5.0 0 - 7 10.6
DALLAS 3,226 8.3 878 7.6 1,129 13.7 1,219 6.4
DAWSON 15 7.9 8 11.3 0 - 7 6.1
DEAF SMITH 33 9.3 3 4.9 0 - 30 10.3
DELTA 2 3.3 1 1.9 1 * 0 -
DENTON 680 7.3 427 6.9 97 11.8 156 6.7
DEWITT 29 11.3 9 7.9 2 9.5 18 14.8
DICKENS 2 * 1 * 0 - 1 *
DIMMIT 17 8.7 1 * 0 - 16 9.0
DONLEY 3 7.7 2 6.3 0 - 1 *
DUVAL 22 12.4 0 - 0 - 22 13.3









EASTLAND 9 5.6 9 6.6 0 - 0 -
ECTOR 250 9.1 91 10.1 21 22.3 138 7.8
EDWARDS 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
ELLIS 98 5.3 49 4.6 19 11.7 30 5.0
EL PASO 1,299 9.4 199 9.5 74 19.7 1,026 9.0
ERATH 36 7.3 29 8.8 0 - 7 4.5









FALLS 13 6.4 3 3.4 8 12.9 2 3.8
FANNIN 23 7.1 19 7.7 3 * 1 1.6
FAYETTE 7 3.2 4 3.1 1 * 2 2.7
FISHER 4 12.5 3 13.6 0 - 1 *
FLOYD 8 8.9 3 11.5 0 - 5 7.9
FOARD 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
FORT BEND 730 9.0 350 8.0 196 12.7 184 8.3
FRANKLIN 9 9.5 7 10.4 1 * 1 4.0
FREESTONE 22 9.4 12 8.9 3 9.4 7 10.3
FRIO 33 12.9 6 10.9 0 - 27 13.4









GAINES 20 5.7 8 4.2 0 - 12 8.0
GALVESTON 327 8.4 170 7.4 76 15.3 81 7.4
GARZA 4 8.0 1 4.3 1 * 2 9.1
GILLESPIE 14 5.7 8 5.5 0 - 6 6.1
GLASSCOCK 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
GOLIAD 4 5.9 1 3.1 0 - 3 8.6
GONZALES 25 9.2 9 9.7 3 * 13 7.9
GRAY 22 6.4 13 6.5 0 - 9 6.4
GRAYSON 112 7.5 85 7.9 12 12.2 15 4.7
GREGG 138 7.1 59 6.1 48 11.3 31 5.7
GRIMES 18 6.2 12 7.1 2 5.9 4 4.5
GUADALUPE 141 8.0 73 7.4 7 10.8 61 8.5









HALE 68 12.7 19 14.8 2 * 47 12.0
HALL 4 12.1 1 * 0 - 3 *
HAMILTON 4 4.2 4 5.1 0 - 0 -
HANSFORD 4 5.3 0 - 0 - 4 7.4
HARDEMAN 5 12.5 2 9.1 1 * 2 *
HARDIN 51 7.3 39 6.2 10 19.6 2 8.3
HARRIS 5,831 8.7 1,668 7.7 1,775 14.4 2,388 7.2
HARRISON 61 7.4 33 6.7 20 11.6 8 5.0
HARTLEY 7 10.9 5 10.4 0 - 2 *
HASKELL 2 4.4 2 9.5 0 - 0 -
HAYS 151 7.4 77 7.3 10 20.4 64 6.8
HEMPHILL 8 11.9 6 14.0 0 - 2 8.3
HENDERSON 77 8.7 57 8.8 7 12.5 13 7.0
HIDALGO 1,202 7.4 35 7.7 5 20.8 1,162 7.3
HILL 28 6.8 14 5.4 8 30.8 6 4.6
HOCKLEY 29 7.9 13 10.7 4 * 12 5.1
HOOD 46 8.1 36 7.6 0 - 10 10.9
HOPKINS 27 5.9 16 4.9 5 16.7 6 6.1
HOUSTON 25 9.8 10 6.9 9 13.6 6 13.6
HOWARD 52 11.3 28 12.3 2 * 22 10.0
HUDSPETH 6 13.6 0 - 0 - 6 14.6
HUNT 99 9.3 61 8.2 22 22.0 16 7.3
HUTCHINSON 28 9.0 24 11.0 0 - 4 4.5









IRION 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -









JACK 4 4.5 3 4.3 0 - 1 *
JACKSON 15 7.6 9 8.7 2 * 4 5.2
JASPER 23 5.3 15 4.8 7 8.2 1 2.9
JEFF DAVIS 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
JEFFERSON 347 10.1 125 9.0 166 14.1 56 6.4
JIM HOGG 10 10.8 2 * 0 - 8 9.3
JIM WELLS 49 7.9 8 9.2 0 - 41 7.7
JOHNSON 119 6.1 85 6.1 3 6.5 31 6.1
JONES 13 7.0 3 2.4 3 * 7 14.0









KARNES 12 7.2 2 4.0 0 - 10 8.7
KAUFMAN 112 7.7 83 8.5 15 11.5 14 4.0
KENDALL 23 6.7 12 5.4 1 * 10 8.5
KENEDY 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KENT 4 * 2 * 0 - 2 *
KERR 38 7.7 18 6.2 0 - 20 10.2
KIMBLE 2 4.7 1 3.7 0 - 1 *
KING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 2 5.7 0 - 0 - 2 *
KLEBERG 35 7.3 4 3.6 1 * 30 8.3
KNOX 4 7.5 3 12.0 0 - 1 4.2









LAMAR 63 9.7 40 8.4 17 16.5 6 8.7
LAMB 22 12.3 10 16.4 0 - 12 10.7
LAMPASAS 10 4.6 8 5.0 0 - 2 3.7
LA SALLE 6 5.8 0 - 0 - 6 6.6
LAVACA 29 12.2 19 11.8 2 * 8 11.9
LEE 13 6.6 5 4.2 1 * 7 11.5
LEON 20 8.4 18 9.9 0 - 2 4.1
LIBERTY 81 7.7 50 7.4 8 10.8 23 7.5
LIMESTONE 38 11.8 23 11.4 3 7.5 12 15.0
LIPSCOMB 2 5.7 1 * 0 - 1 *
LIVE OAK 7 5.4 3 5.3 0 - 4 5.5
LLANO 11 6.8 8 6.1 0 - 3 11.1
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 355 9.0 149 7.5 53 16.0 153 9.6
LYNN 6 7.5 4 11.4 0 - 2 4.5









MCCULLOCH 6 6.2 2 3.7 0 - 4 9.5
MCLENNAN 271 8.0 126 7.3 69 12.2 76 6.8
MCMULLEN 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MADISON 10 6.3 7 8.9 1 3.0 2 4.2
MARION 12 10.9 10 12.7 2 8.3 0 -
MARTIN 9 10.3 3 8.3 0 - 6 12.0
MASON 5 12.2 2 8.0 0 - 3 *
MATAGORDA 47 9.5 19 10.1 12 23.5 16 6.2
MAVERICK 76 6.9 2 7.7 1 * 73 6.8
MEDINA 39 7.8 12 5.9 0 - 27 9.0
MENARD 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
MIDLAND 213 8.5 95 8.2 20 14.7 98 8.1
MILAM 25 8.0 12 7.7 5 16.7 8 6.3
MILLS 3 7.9 1 3.3 0 - 2 *
MITCHELL 8 7.8 2 3.8 0 - 6 12.5
MONTAGUE 23 9.9 15 7.7 0 - 8 22.9
MONTGOMERY 455 7.1 285 6.8 23 8.9 147 7.7
MOORE 29 7.0 16 10.8 2 * 11 4.2
MORRIS 17 10.3 13 12.1 4 11.8 0 -
MOTLEY 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -









NACOGDOCHES 79 8.8 32 7.5 22 11.2 25 9.2
NAVARRO 54 7.6 25 7.1 16 15.8 13 5.1
NEWTON 6 4.3 6 5.3 0 - 0 -
NOLAN 20 10.5 10 9.4 2 * 8 10.3
NUECES 387 8.0 91 6.5 17 13.1 279 8.5









OCHILTREE 8 4.8 4 5.5 0 - 4 4.3
OLDHAM 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
ORANGE 98 8.9 67 7.6 26 21.1 5 5.1









PALO PINTO 35 9.3 27 10.3 0 - 8 7.2
PANOLA 14 5.0 5 2.5 7 16.7 2 5.1
PARKER 105 7.8 95 8.3 2 * 8 4.3
PARMER 9 6.0 1 2.3 0 - 8 7.5
PECOS 21 10.1 5 10.9 0 - 16 9.9
POLK 33 6.7 23 6.5 3 6.1 7 7.6
POTTER 194 9.2 96 10.2 29 12.9 69 7.4
PRESIDIO 5 4.7 0 - 0 - 5 5.0









RAINS 9 8.0 7 7.5 0 - 2 *
RANDALL 123 7.6 88 7.3 8 15.1 27 7.5
REAGAN 1 2.0 0 - 0 - 1 2.8
REAL 3 9.7 2 9.5 0 - 1 *
RED RIVER 16 12.3 10 11.4 5 16.7 1 *
REEVES 14 8.5 0 - 0 - 14 9.9
REFUGIO 7 8.0 3 7.7 0 - 4 8.3
ROBERTS 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
ROBERTSON 16 8.2 6 6.3 5 12.5 5 8.5
ROCKWALL 61 6.3 48 6.7 3 6.7 10 4.8
RUNNELS 6 6.1 5 8.8 0 - 1 2.4
RUSK 40 5.7 20 4.8 14 14.0 6 3.2









SABINE 8 9.6 7 10.0 1 * 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 9 8.0 6 9.5 2 6.7 1 *
SAN JACINTO 22 8.1 13 6.4 4 17.4 5 10.6
SAN PATRICIO 83 9.0 22 6.5 1 * 60 10.3
SAN SABA 5 6.7 4 9.8 0 - 1 2.9
SCHLEICHER 1 2.5 0 - 0 - 1 3.4
SCURRY 22 8.1 14 11.2 0 - 8 5.9
SHACKELFORD 1 2.4 1 2.9 0 - 0 -
SHELBY 37 10.0 24 11.7 6 11.8 7 6.3
SHERMAN 5 14.3 1 * 0 - 4 *
SMITH 229 7.7 107 6.7 71 13.9 51 5.7
SOMERVELL 8 8.5 5 7.7 0 - 3 10.7
STARR 114 8.5 0 - 0 - 114 8.5
STEPHENS 5 5.1 5 6.8 0 - 0 -
STERLING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
STONEWALL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
SUTTON 4 7.4 2 * 0 - 2 5.7
SWISHER 6 6.3 4 12.1 1 * 1 1.7









TARRANT 2,309 8.3 1,010 7.6 629 14.2 670 6.8
TAYLOR 186 8.9 113 8.4 19 12.0 54 9.2
TERRELL 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
TERRY 22 11.2 7 9.5 0 - 15 12.3
THROCKMORTON 2 * 2 * 0 - 0 -
TITUS 37 7.4 15 8.5 4 11.8 18 6.2
TOM GREEN 107 7.2 58 7.2 2 6.3 47 7.3
TRAVIS 1,231 7.8 575 7.6 171 14.5 485 6.9
TRINITY 8 7.3 4 5.3 2 * 2 *
TYLER 25 10.4 23 11.0 2 9.5 0 -









UPSHUR 35 7.6 23 6.2 7 25.0 5 7.7
UPTON 7 13.5 2 8.0 0 - 5 18.5
UVALDE 30 8.1 10 9.9 0 - 20 7.4









VAL VERDE 53 6.1 12 8.8 1 * 40 5.6
VAN ZANDT 33 5.7 28 5.7 2 * 3 3.8
VICTORIA 107 8.3 43 7.7 7 12.1 57 8.4









WALKER 39 6.7 18 5.5 15 14.0 6 4.1
WALLER 34 5.9 11 5.3 11 10.4 12 4.5
WARD 19 11.2 11 14.5 2 * 6 6.7
WASHINGTON 31 7.8 16 7.4 10 15.2 5 4.3
WEBB 407 7.5 10 5.9 0 - 397 7.6
WHARTON 58 10.7 15 8.1 13 17.6 30 10.7
WHEELER 7 9.7 2 5.1 1 * 4 13.3
WICHITA 155 8.8 102 8.5 14 8.8 39 9.6
WILBARGER 9 5.3 8 8.4 0 - 1 1.5
WILLACY 26 7.9 0 - 0 - 26 8.2
WILLIAMSON 487 7.9 345 8.4 33 10.8 109 6.3
WILSON 36 7.2 22 7.4 0 - 14 7.0
WINKLER 8 6.1 3 7.0 1 * 4 4.6
WISE 50 6.6 35 6.4 0 - 15 7.2
WOOD 24 5.8 21 6.5 1 * 2 2.5









YOAKUM 10 7.8 5 12.5 0 - 5 5.7
YOUNG 14 5.7 9 5.0 0 - 5 7.9









ZAPATA 32 11.3 0 - 0 - 32 11.6
ZAVALA 17 7.9 0 - 0 - 17 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 Race/Ethnicity.


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