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Location: Phoenix
Topic: Low birthweight by race/ethnicity
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Low birthweight by race/ethnicity: Phoenix, 2011-2013 Average

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• During 2011-2013 (average), the low birthweight rate in Phoenix was highest for black infants (12.0%), followed by Asians (8.2%), whites (7.1%), Hispanics (6.7%) and Native Americans (6.4%). 
• Black infants (12.0%) were about 2 times as likely as Native American infants (6.4%) to be born low birthweight during 2011-2013 (average) 

Healthy people 2020

  • Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.


  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Low birthweight is less than 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds).


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved October 13, 2015, from