| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Philadelphia was highest for black infants (13.4%), followed by Asians (8.6%), Native Americans (8.2%) and whites (7.9%). |
| ||Black infants (13.4%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (7.9%) 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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