Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2016
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
All Other
Races
Total113,374  83,388  21,523  694  4,548  2,940  7,759  5,007  
Less than 750529  249  243  1  18  11  26  27  
750 to 1,4991,170  674  422  5  38  30  65  33  
1,500 to 2,4998,009  4,937  2,427  64  367  196  482  325  
2,500 or Greater103,637  77,506  18,427  624  4,125  2,703  7,184  4,622  

Percent Distribution of Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2016
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
All Other
Races
Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Less than 7500.50.31.1*0.40.40.30.5
750 to 1,4991.00.82.00.70.81.00.80.7
1,500 to 2,4997.15.911.39.28.16.76.26.5
2,500 or Greater91.492.985.689.990.791.992.692.3
Mean Weight3,278.03,342.93,052.73,301.63,156.13,268.23,290.73,235.4
Median Weight3,320.03,380.03,119.03,345.03,195.03,295.53,317.03,275.0

Live Births by Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2016
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
All Other
Races
Total113,374  83,388  21,523  694  4,548  2,940  7,759  5,007  


Notes:

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


Source: 2016 Geocoded Michigan Birth Certificate Registry.
Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services