| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the very low birthweight rate in Minneapolis was highest for black infants (3.1%), followed by Asians (1.5%), whites (1.1%) and Hispanics (0.8%). |
| ||Black infants (3.1%) were about 4 times as likely as Hispanic 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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