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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 63b
Live-born infants with very low birthweight (<1,500 grams), by ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 1.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.2 0.0
Mother's age Less than 15 3.1 0.2 3.5 0.3 2.9 0.4 3.8 0.4 2.3 0.3
15-19 1.8 0.0 2.1 0.0 1.6 0.0 3.0 0.1 1.3 0.0
20-24 1.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.1 0.0 2.8 0.0 1.0 0.0
25-29 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
30-34 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 3.5 0.1 1.2 0.0
35 and over 1.7 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 4.0 0.1 1.6 0.0
Gender Female 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.2 0.0 1.2 0.0
Male 1.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.2 0.0
Mother's education, age 20 and over Less than high school 1.4 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 3.2 0.1 1.0 0.0
High school graduate 1.6 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.2 0.0 3.1 0.0 1.2 0.0
At least some college 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.1 0.0 3.0 0.0 1.2 0.0

Key: SE: standard error.

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

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