Percent of Live Births by by Birth Weight
and Ancestry of Mother,
Central Michigan District Health Department,
Michigan Residents, 2017

Weight at Birth
in Grams
Total Live Births Hispanic
Ancestry
Less than 750 *   -  
750 - 1,499 1.4 *  
1,500 - 2,499 5.1 *  
2,500 or Greater 93.0 92.9
Total 100.0 100.0
Mean weight 3,354.1 3,298.2
Median weight 3,385.0 3,308.5

 

Note: Low birthweight is defined as less than 2,500 grams, very low birthweight is defined as less than 1,500 grams, and extremely low birthweight is defined as less than 750 grams.   Records with birthweight not stated are included only in the "total" row.
Source: 2017 Michigan Geocoded Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services