| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Nashville was highest for black infants (12.6%), followed by whites (7.4%), Asians (7.1%) and Hispanics (6.3%). |
| ||Black infants (12.6%) were 2 times as likely as Hispanic infants (6.3%) 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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