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Topic: Very low birthweight by plurality
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Very low birthweight by plurality: El Paso city, 2013

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in El Paso city were about 14 times as likely to be very low birthweight in 2013. 
• Of all live births in El Paso city in 2013, 97.4% were singletons and 2.6% were multiple births. 

Healthy people 2020

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


  • Very low birthweight is less than 1500 grams (3 1/3 pounds).
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved October 04, 2015, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.