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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 63a
Live-born infants with very low birthweight (<1,500 grams), by race, United States, 2003
    Total White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 1.4 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.3 0.1
Mother's age Less than 15 3.1 0.2 2.5 0.3 3.8 0.4 * * * *
15-19 1.8 0.0 1.5 0.0 2.9 0.1 2.0 0.2 1.3 0.1
20-24 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 2.7 0.0 1.0 0.1 1.2 0.1
25-29 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.2 0.1
30-34 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 3.5 0.1 1.0 0.0 1.3 0.1
35 and over 1.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 4.0 0.1 1.5 0.1 2.2 0.2
Gender Female 1.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.1 0.1
Male 1.4 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.5 0.1
Mother's education, age 20 and over Less than high school 1.4 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.1 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
High school graduate 1.6 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.4 0.1
At least some college 1.3 0.0 1.1 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.3 0.1

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

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