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Topic: Very preterm by race
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Very preterm by race: Las Vegas, 2011-2013 Average

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• During 2011-2013 (average), the very preterm birth rate in Las Vegas was highest for black (3.1%) and Asian (2.1%) infants. 
• Black infants (3.1%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (1.7%) to be born very preterm during 2011-2013 (average). 
• Very premature babies who survive may suffer lifelong consequences, including cerebral palsy, blindness and other chronic conditions. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Very preterm births: reduce to no more than 1.8% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Very preterm is less than 32 completed weeks gestation.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved July 27, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.