| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Nashville was highest for black infants (12.3%), followed by Asians (7.6%), whites (7.1%) and Native Americans (4.7%). |
| ||Black infants (12.3%) were about 3 times as likely as Native American infants (4.7%) 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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