About this page Child and Family Characteristics are gathered from several data sources; are presented in several formats; and are associated with several geographic regions. Many, but not all, of the variables represent family characteristics for children’s growth and learning. The data are organized into domains.

The variable on this page belongs to the following domain: Health Care and Health

Birth characteristics are: Low Birth Weight (<2,500 grams); Very Low Birth Weight (<1,500 grams); Preterm (<37 weeks); Adequate Prenatal Care (Kotelchuck); Births to Unmarried Mothers; Births to Mothers Age 20+ Who Are Not High School Graduates (some characteristics are not available for some years)

Regions in spreadsheets (by year):

  • 2008-latest available data: county

Source of data: IDPH

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