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Proportion of Low Birthweight Births That Were Preterm by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 2007-2008; Race/Ethnicity: All; Ordered: alphabetically; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 46.0% – 78.1%

1: Akron, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.0% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 65.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
2: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.6% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 66.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
3: Albuquerque, NM Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian 55.7% Barchart image
4: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
5: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 57.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
6: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 56.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 65.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
7: Austin-Round Rock, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 60.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 52.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
8: Bakersfield, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
9: Baltimore-Towson, MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 51.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
10: Baton Rouge, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 58.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 60.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
11: Birmingham-Hoover, AL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 56.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
12: Boise City-Nampa, ID Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
13: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 66.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 65.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 56.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
14: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 59.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 61.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
15: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
16: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 70.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
17: Charleston-North Charleston, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 67.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
18: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 65.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 56.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
19: Chattanooga, TN-GA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 70.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
20: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 67.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 55.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
21: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 54.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 57.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 56.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
22: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 55.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 58.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
23: Colorado Springs, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 61.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
24: Columbia, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 67.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
25: Columbus, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 67.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 53.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
26: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 50.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
27: Dayton, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 58.1% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
28: Denver-Aurora, CO Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 55.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 57.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 57.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
29: Des Moines, IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 64.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
30: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 63.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 51.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
31: El Paso, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 58.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
32: Fresno, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 60.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
33: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 57.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
34: Greensboro-High Point, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 70.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
35: Greenville, SC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
36: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.2% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 66.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
37: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 69.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 52.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
38: Honolulu, HI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 59.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 61.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
39: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 53.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
40: Indianapolis, IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
41: Jackson, MS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 65.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
42: Jacksonville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 64.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
43: Kansas City, MO-KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 66.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 68.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 64.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
44: Knoxville, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.0% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 67.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
45: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 58.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
46: Lancaster, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
47: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 65.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 61.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
48: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 60.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
49: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 57.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
50: Louisville, KY-IN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 63.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
51: Madison, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
52: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White
Hispanic 58.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
53: Memphis, TN-MS-AR Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 63.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
54: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 67.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 55.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
55: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 60.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 47.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
56: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 67.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 59.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
57: Modesto, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 69.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
58: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 60.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
59: New Haven-Milford, CT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
60: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
61: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 51.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
62: Ogden-Clearfield, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
63: Oklahoma City, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 63.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian 66.7% Barchart image
64: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 67.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
65: Orlando, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 66.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 68.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 59.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
66: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 57.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
67: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.2% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 64.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
68: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 65.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 55.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
69: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 57.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian 64.9% Barchart image
70: Pittsburgh, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.4% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 61.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
71: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.9% Barchart image
Hispanic 65.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 54.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 55.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
72: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 69.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
73: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 58.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
74: Provo-Orem, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 64.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
75: Raleigh-Cary, NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 67.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
76: Richmond, VA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.0% Barchart image
Hispanic 57.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 59.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
77: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 60.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 59.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
78: Rochester, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 69.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 67.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
79: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 67.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 68.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.4% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 63.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
80: Salt Lake City, UT Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 62.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 61.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
81: San Antonio, TX Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 62.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 59.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
82: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 68.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 61.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
83: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 59.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
84: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.5% Barchart image
Hispanic 70.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 55.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
85: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 61.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 63.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
86: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 67.0% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
87: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 65.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 66.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 59.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
88: Springfield, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 58.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 60.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 61.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
89: St. Louis, MO-IL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 77.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 46.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
90: Stockton, CA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 78.1% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.5% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 71.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 61.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
91: Syracuse, NY Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.9% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 67.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
92: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.2% Barchart image
Hispanic 62.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 51.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
93: Toledo, OH Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.5% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 62.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
94: Tucson, AZ Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 60.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 67.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 61.2% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
95: Tulsa, OK Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 66.7% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian 66.1% Barchart image
96: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 57.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 64.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 61.0% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 63.9% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
97: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 61.8% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 67.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander 55.3% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic American Indian
98: Wichita, KS Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 63.8% Barchart image
Hispanic 75.6% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Black 64.7% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
99: Worcester, MA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 54.7% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian
100: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Value Scale
Non-Hispanic White 59.8% Barchart image
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic Black 55.1% Barchart image
Non-Hispanic Asian/Pac. Islander
Non-Hispanic American Indian

Definition: The share of low birthweight births that are preterm.

Notes: Low birthweight defined as weighing less than 2.5kg. Preterm defined as having a gestational age less than 37 weeks. Excludes metro areas with less than 100 low birthweight births to mothers in the specified subgroup over the specified  time period. Excludes plural births and births which occurred abroad, in Puerto Rico, or in U.S. Territories. Metro area refers to the location of residence of the mother at the time of the birth.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics' Vital Statistics Natality Birth Data. Metro area level data aggregated from county level data obtained from NCHS by special request.