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Topic: Percentage of births by race/ethnicity
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Percentage of births by race/ethnicity: United States, 2011-2013 Average

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• Of all live births in the United States during 2011-2013 (average), 23.0% were Hispanic, 54.1% were white, 14.8% were black, 1.0% were Native American and 6.3% were Asian. 
• Birth outcomes, such as prematurity, low birthweight and infant mortality differ by maternal race and ethnicity. 


  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Percentages will not total 100 percent since missing ethnicity data are not shown.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved November 27, 2015, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.