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110. Percent Low Birthweight, by Smoking Status, Age, and Race of Mother

[Low birthweight is defined as weight of less than 2,500 grams (5 lb. 8 oz.). Excludes California, Indiana, New York, and South Dakota, which did not require reporting of tobacco use during pregnancy]

 
Age of mother
Smoking status
and race of mother 15-19 years
20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-49
All Under 15-17 18-19 years years years years years
ages 15 years Total years years
 
   1993: All races 1 7.4 13.8 9.6 10.5 9.0 7.5 6.5 6.8 8.0 9.0
Smoker 11.8 14.7 10.8 11.4 10.5 10.4 11.5 13.6 16.1 17.8
Nonsmoker 6.6 13.8 9.3 10.3 8.6 6.8 5.6 5.7 6.8 7.9
Not stated 9.2 14.2 11.8 12.9 11.1 9.0 8.2 8.7 9.9 10.3
 
  White 6.1 10.8 7.9 8.6 7.5 6.1 5.4 5.7 6.8 7.7
Smoker 10.1 14.0 10.3 11.0 9.9 9.2 9.4 10.9 13.3 14.7
Nonsmoker 5.2 10.3 7.1 7.9 6.6 5.2 4.6 4.9 5.9 6.9
Not stated 7.6 (B) 9.7 10.9 9.1 7.8 6.6 7.4 8.2 9.5
 
  Black 13.4 16.1 13.4 13.9 13.0 12.3 13.2 14.8 16.6 17.4
Smoker 22.6 19.6 17.2 17.1 17.3 18.8 23.2 26.3 27.8 30.4
Nonsmoker 12.0 15.9 13.1 13.7 12.6 11.4 11.2 11.8 13.6 14.6
Not stated 16.9 (B) 17.5 17.5 17.4 13.9 16.9 18.4 23.7 22.7
 
  1994: All races 1 7.6 14.3 9.7 10.5 9.1 7.6 6.6 6.9 8.2 9.7
 
Smoker 12.3 17.1 11.4 12.0 11.1 10.6 11.9 13.9 17.0 19.0
Nonsmoker 6.7 14.1 9.3 10.2 8.7 6.9 5.8 5.9 7.0 8.5
Not stated 9.7 20.2 12.4 13.5 11.7 9.4 9.0 8.4 10.8 13.3
 
  White 6.2 11.6 8.1 8.8 7.7 6.2 5.5 5.8 6.9 8.3
Smoker 10.6 16.3 10.9 11.5 10.6 9.6 9.9 11.2 13.9 16.1
Nonsmoker 5.4 10.8 7.2 8.0 6.8 5.3 4.8 5.0 6.0 7.3
Not stated 8.2 (B) 10.7 11.9 9.9 8.0 7.7 6.9 9.3 11.3
 
  Black 13.3 16.5 13.2 13.7 12.9 12.2 12.9 14.6 16.4 18.0
Smoker 22.8 20.6 16.8 17.3 16.6 18.3 23.1 26.5 29.3 30.6
Nonsmoker 12.1 16.4 13.0 13.5 12.6 11.5 11.1 12.0 13.3 15.4
Not stated 16.8 (B) 17.2 16.8 17.5 15.9 15.6 17.1 19.3 27.7
 
  1995: All races 1 7.6 14.2 9.7 10.6 9.1 7.6 6.6 6.9 8.3 9.8
 
Smoker 12.2 15.2 11.3 12.0 10.9 10.6 11.6 13.7 16.8 19.6
Nonsmoker 6.8 14.1 9.3 10.3 8.7 7.0 5.9 5.9 7.1 8.7
Not stated 10.2 16.0 13.2 13.3 13.1 10.1 9.0 9.5 11.9 11.2
 
  White 6.4 11.6 8.2 8.9 7.8 6.4 5.6 5.9 7.1 8.5
Smoker 10.6 14.8 10.8 11.3 10.5 9.7 9.9 11.2 13.9 16.5
Nonsmoker 5.6 11.1 7.4 8.2 6.9 5.5 4.9 5.2 6.2 7.6
Not stated 8.7 (B) 12.0 13.1 11.4 9.1 7.4 7.7 9.8 10.1
 
  Black 13.2 16.7 13.2 13.8 12.7 12.1 12.8 14.3 16.4 17.4
Smoker 22.9 18.3 16.9 19.0 15.7 18.2 22.8 26.9 29.5 32.2
Nonsmoker 12.0 16.6 12.9 13.5 12.5 11.5 11.2 11.7 13.4 15.0
Not stated 17.5 (B) 16.8 14.8 18.3 14.8 17.3 19.0 23.8 13.0
 
  1996: All races 1 7.6 13.5 9.7 10.4 9.2 7.7 6.7 7.0 8.4 9.8
 
Smoker 12.1 16.7 11.2 11.6 10.9 10.4 11.6 13.6 17.0 19.2
Nonsmoker 6.9 13.2 9.3 10.2 8.7 7.1 6.0 6.2 7.2 8.7
Not stated 9.8 (B) 12.7 13.5 12.2 9.7 8.7 9.3 10.6 12.4
 
  White 6.5 11.1 8.2 8.9 7.8 6.5 5.8 6.1 7.2 8.5
Smoker 10.7 16.4 10.6 11.0 10.5 9.7 10.2 11.4 14.3 16.5
Nonsmoker 5.7 10.3 7.4 8.2 6.9 5.7 5.1 5.4 6.3 7.6
Not stated 8.6 (B) 11.5 12.6 10.9 8.7 7.6 7.8 9.5 10.5
 
  Black 13.1 15.8 13.2 13.6 12.9 12.0 12.4 13.9 16.3 18.2
Smoker 21.9 19.9 16.1 16.6 15.8 17.1 22.0 25.8 29.3 31.7
Nonsmoker 12.0 15.6 13.0 13.4 12.7 11.5 11.1 11.8 13.6 15.7
Not stated 16.3 (B) 16.6 16.3 16.9 14.2 16.1 17.5 18.7 21.7
 
  1997: All races 1 7.8 14.2 9.9 10.7 9.4 7.7 6.8 7.1 8.6 _________
 
Smoker 12.1 15.7 11.4 12.1 11.1 10.4 11.4 13.6 16.8 _________
Nonsmoker 7.1 13.9 9.5 10.5 9.0 7.1 6.2 6.4 7.5 _________
Not stated 9.8 28.6 12.6 13.3 12.2 9.2 8.6 9.3 11.9 _________
 
  White 6.6 12.1 8.4 9.1 8.1 6.5 5.9 6.2 7.4 _________
Smoker 10.7 17.2 10.9 11.5 10.6 9.7 10.0 11.4 14.2 _________
Nonsmoker 5.9 10.9 7.7 8.4 7.3 5.7 5.2 5.5 6.6 _________
Not stated 8.7 33.9 11.8 12.8 11.2 8.2 7.5 8.3 10.3 _________
 
  Black 13.1 16.3 13.4 14.0 12.9 12.0 12.4 13.8 16.2 _________
Smoker 21.3 (B) 16.4 16.9 16.1 16.2 21.7 26.1 28.8 _________
Nonsmoker 12.2 16.3 13.1 13.8 12.6 11.5 11.3 11.9 13.7 _________
Not stated 16.9 (B) 16.3 15.9 16.6 15.2 16.5 17.1 21.4 _________


B Base data too small to meet statistical standards for reliability of a derived figure.
1 Includes races other than White and Black.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistical Report). http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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