| ||In Boston during 2008-2010 (average), 1.7% of live births were very low birthweight, 7.4% were moderately low birthweight and 90.9% were not low birthweight. |
| ||During 2008-2010 (average), 1 in 11 babies (9.1% of live births) was low birthweight in Boston. |
Healthy people 2020
Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.
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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