| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Kansas City was highest for black infants (12.7%), followed by Native Americans (10.0%), Asians (6.3%), Hispanics (6.2%) and whites (6.2%). |
| ||Black infants (12.7%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (6.2%) 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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