| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Chicago was highest for black infants (14.4%), followed by Native Americans (10.9%), Asians (8.9%), whites (7.2%) and Hispanics (7.0%). |
| ||Black infants (14.4%) were about 2 times as likely as Hispanic infants (7.0%) to be born low birthweight during 2008-2010 (average) |
Healthy people 2020
Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.
National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
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