Percent of Births with Low Birthweight

Year Wisconsin U.S.
2014 7.3 8.0
2013 7.0 8.0
2012 7.2 8.0
2011 7.2 8.1
2010 7.0 8.2
2009 7.1 8.2
2008 7.0 8.2
2007 7.0 8.2
2006 6.9 8.3
2005 7.0 8.2
2004 7.0 8.1
2003 6.8 7.9
2002 6.6 7.8
2001 6.6 7.7
2000 6.5 7.6
1999 6.7 7.6
1998 6.5 7.6
1997 6.4 7.5
1996 6.3 7.4
1995 6.0 7.3
1994 6.4 7.3
1993 6.2 7.2
1992 5.9 7.1
1991 6.2 7.1
1990 5.9 7.0
1989 5.8 7.0
1988 5.5 6.9
1987 5.4 6.9
1986 5.4 6.8
1985 5.3 6.8

Source: Resident birth certificates, Office of Health Informatics, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

U.S. data for 1985-2013 are from National Vital Statistics Reports, "Births: Final Data for 2013," Volume 64, Number 1, January 15, 2015. U.S. data for 2014 are from National Vital Statistics Reports, "Births: Preliminary Data for 2014," Volume 64, Number 6, June 17, 2015.

Last Revised: November 19, 2015