This item has been moved to mature support. Please see What's new for more information.


Birth Outcome Analysis is a configuration of ArcMap that can be used by public health staff to understand birth outcome patterns and produce maps used to educate interested stakeholders.

Birth Outcome Analysis uses a methodology developed by USC- Medicaid Policy Research and Spatial Statistics Optimized Hot Spot Analysis tool to identify areas where there are higher incidents of low birth weight babies are born.


Birth Outcomes requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Map authoring
  • ArcMap 10.4 - 10.8.1 (Standard or Advanced)

What you get

When you download Birth Outcome Analysis, the download includes the following:

Directory Item Description
BOIMetadata.pdf A PDF with descriptive information about the data used in the analysis.
MapsandGeodatabase BirthOutcomes.mxd A map document used to analyze birth outcome patterns.
StateGovernment.gdb State Government geodatabase with sample data.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Birth Outcome Analysis.

Date Description
November 2020
  • Birth Outcome Analysis has been moved to mature support.
September 2016
  • Sample data updated
June 2014
  • First release of Birth Outcome Analysis

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