| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the very low birthweight rate in St. Paul was highest for black infants (2.4%), followed by Hispanics (1.3%), Asians (1.3%) and whites (1.0%). |
| ||Black infants (2.4%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (1.0%) 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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