| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in New York City was highest for black infants (12.2%), followed by Native Americans (9.2%), Asians (7.8%) and whites (7.3%). |
| ||Black infants (12.2%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (7.3%) 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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