Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2017
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
Total111,507  80,967  21,897  643  4,675  7,639  5,315  
Less than 750534  265  238  1  16  30  13  
750 to 1,4991,153  635  451  6  33  55  36  
1,500 to 2,4998,159  4,993  2,514  51  378  487  357  
2,500 or Greater101,636  75,055  18,692  585  4,248  7,067  4,906  

Percent Distribution of Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2017
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Less than 7500.50.31.1*0.30.40.2
750 to 1,4991.00.82.10.90.70.70.7
1,500 to 2,4997.36.211.57.98.16.46.7
2,500 or Greater91.192.785.491.090.992.592.3
Mean Weight3,270.63,335.63,049.03,309.93,170.13,289.23,234.0
Median Weight3,317.03,374.03,120.03,345.03,200.03,317.03,260.0


Notes:

Birth weight: Infant's weight in grams at the time of delivery.


Source: 2017 Geocoded Michigan Birth Certificate Registry.
Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services