| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the very low birthweight rate in Denver was highest for black infants (2.4%), followed by Asians (2.1%), whites (1.3%) and Hispanics (1.3%). |
| ||Black infants (2.4%) were about 2 times as likely as Hispanic infants (1.3%) 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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