| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in El Paso city was highest for black infants (15.5%), followed by Asians (10.4%), whites (9.1%) and Hispanics (9.0%). |
| ||Black infants (15.5%) were about 2 times as likely as Hispanic infants (9.0%) 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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