| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Pittsburgh was highest for black infants (15.3%), followed by Hispanics (10.4%), whites (7.0%) and Asians (6.0%). |
| ||Black infants (15.3%) were about 3 times as likely as Asian infants (6.0%) 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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