| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Baltimore city was highest for black infants (14.8%), followed by Asians (8.3%), whites (8.2%) and Hispanics (6.1%). |
| ||Black infants (14.8%) were about 2 times as likely as Hispanic infants (6.1%) 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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