Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2016
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
Total113,374  83,388  21,523  694  4,548  7,759  5,007  
Less than 750529  249  243  1  18  26  27  
750 to 1,4991,170  674  422  5  38  65  33  
1,500 to 2,4998,009  4,937  2,427  64  367  482  325  
2,500 or Greater103,637  77,506  18,427  624  4,125  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
Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Less than 7500.50.31.1*0.40.30.5
750 to 1,4991.00.82.00.70.80.80.7
1,500 to 2,4997.15.911.39.28.16.26.5
2,500 or Greater91.492.985.689.990.792.692.3
Mean Weight3,278.03,342.93,052.73,301.63,156.13,290.73,235.4
Median Weight3,320.03,380.03,119.03,345.03,195.03,317.03,275.0


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