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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 63c
Live-born infants with very low birthweight (<1,500 grams), by mother's education, United States, 2003
    Total Less than high schoola High school graduatea At least some collegea
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.3 0.0
Mother's age 20-24 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.3 0.0
25-29 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0
30-34 1.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.2 0.0
35 and over 1.7 0.0 2.0 0.1 2.1 0.0 1.6 0.0
Mother's race AI/AN 1.3 0.1 1.1 0.1 1.4 0.1 1.3 0.1
API 1.1 0.0 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.0 1.0 0.0
Black 3.1 0.0 3.1 0.1 3.1 0.0 3.0 0.0
White 1.2 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.1 0.0
Mother's ethnicity Hispanic, all races 1.2 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.2 0.0
Non-Hispanic, all races 1.5 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.7 0.0 1.3 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 3.1 0.0 3.2 0.1 3.1 0.0 3.0 0.0
Non-Hispanic, White 1.2 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.1 0.0

a Education data are for mothers age 20 and older only.

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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