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Location: Staten Island
Topic: Very low birthweight by race/ethnicity
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Very low birthweight by race/ethnicity: Staten Island, 2012-2014 Average

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• During 2012-2014 (average), the very low birthweight rate in Staten Island was highest for black infants (2.6%), followed by Hispanics (1.5%), Asian/Pacific Islanders (1.2%) and whites (0.9%). 
• Black infants (2.6%) were about 3 times as likely as white infants (0.9%) to be born very low birthweight during 2012-2014 (average). 

Healthy people 2020

  • Very low birthweight: reduce to no more than 1.4% of live births.


  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Very low birthweight is less than 1500 grams (3 1/3 pounds).


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved October 27, 2016, from