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Topic: Low birthweight by race
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Low birthweight by race: Tampa, 2011-2013 Average

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• During 2011-2013 (average), the low birthweight rate in Tampa was highest for black infants (14.6%), followed by Asians (9.6%) and whites (7.9%). 
• Black infants (14.6%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (7.9%) to be born low birthweight during 2011-2013 (average) 

Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

  • Low birthweight is less than 2500 grams (5 1/2 pounds).

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved May 28, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.