| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Houston was highest for black infants (14.0%), followed by Asians (9.8%), whites (7.3%) and Native Americans (7.2%). |
| ||Black infants (14.0%) were about 2 times as likely as Native American infants (7.2%) 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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