Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to the page's main content

Query Builder for Birth Data for New Mexico Small Areas - Percentage of All Low Birth Weight Infants (less than 2500 grams)


The birth data in this IBIS-Q query module come from the New Mexico Birth Certificate database. The database is maintained by the New Mexico Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. The New Mexico population estimates (where applicable) were produced by the University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies Program, and are considered the most accurate available for New Mexico.

Small Area Data

{{class GreenText For information on the New Mexico Small Area Methodology, please visit []. }}

Getting Started

* Follow the steps to FILTER the data to a subpopulation (or leave the data unfiltered for statewide results), AND to select how to CLASSIFY variables, such as age and geography, that you want to use in the last step. * Use the last step, "How to display the data," to choose HOW TO GROUP your results and to make map and graph choices.
* When you are done selecting your query criteria, click "Submit" to get your query result.

  • Select geographic area(s) (decedent's residence). (Default is 108 New Mexico small areas.)

  • Select a Year Range

    • Combine all data years

    • Select a 5-year Group

    • Select a 3-year Group

  • Select other characteristics of the mother that you would like to include in your analysis. The default is all characteristics.

  • Use these selections to filter the dataset by infant's characteristics. The default is all births.

  • Use these selections to 1) choose a prenatal care measure, and 2) filter the dataset by prenatal care characteristics. The default is all births.

  • Use these selections to filter the dataset by health care characteristics. The default is all births.

The data and information provided through the NM-IBIS Query System are intended to support any individuals or entities engaged in activities designed solely to enhance the well-being of a specific community, which may include State of New Mexico. Allowed activities include informing evidence-based decision making in New Mexico to plan and improve health service delivery, evaluate health care interventions and systems, and inform health policy decisions. Other uses are not permissible.

As an NM-IBIS Query System user, I AGREE TO:
  1. Use the data for statistical reporting and analysis only.
  2. Avoid any attempt to identify or contact individual(s) represented in the NM-IBIS query system data.
  3. Avoid disclosure or use of the identity of any individual(s) discovered inadvertently.
  4. Avoid linkage of IBIS-PH query system data with other data that, after linkage, might allow identification of an individual represented in the IBIS-PH query system data.
  5. Use appropriate safeguards to prevent the identification of any individual(s) represented in the data, including when disclosing NM-IBIS Query System data to others.
  6. Report IMMEDIATELY any inadvertent or intentional identity disclosures or violations of this agreement of which I become aware to the Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health, (505) 827-5274.

The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site ( The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Fri, 21 January 2022 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site:".

Content updated: Wed, 3 Jul 2019 17:42:48 MDT