| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the very low birthweight rate in San Francisco was highest for black infants (3.2%), followed by whites (1.1%), Hispanics (1.0%) and Asians (0.8%). |
| ||Black infants (3.2%) were 4 times as likely as Asian infants (0.8%) to be born very low birthweight during 2008-2010 (average). |
Healthy people 2020
Very low birthweight: reduce to no more than 1.4% of live births.
National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
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