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Topic: Very low birthweight
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Very low birthweight: El Paso city, 2003-2013

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• In 2013, 152 babies, or 1.2% of live births, were very low birthweight in El Paso city. 
• Major risk factors for low birthweight and very low birthweight include multiple births, preterm delivery, smoking, inadequate maternal nutrition, maternal age extremes and short inter-pregnancy interval. 

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).


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