| ||In Memphis in 2010, 2.4% of live births were very low birthweight, 9.5% were moderately low birthweight and 88.1% were not low birthweight. |
| ||In 2010, 1 in 8 babies (11.9% of live births) was low birthweight in Memphis. |
Healthy people 2020
Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.
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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