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Location: Illinois
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Topic: Percentage of births by race/ethnicity
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Percentage of births by race/ethnicity: Illinois, 2013-2015 Average

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• Of all live births in Illinois during 2013-2015 (average), 21.4% were Hispanic, 54.4% were white, 17.1% were black, 0.1% were American Indian/Alaska Native and 6.3% were Asian/Pacific Islander. 
• Birth outcomes, such as prematurity, low birthweight and infant mortality differ by maternal race and ethnicity. 

Footnotes

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

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved September 20, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.