Table 3.

Birth Outcomes Among Black Mothers by Nativity

South
N = 17 968
Northeast
N = 155 101
CaribbeanN = 76 426South America N = 11 006Africa
N = 9362
Birth weight (g)* 3059.73062.93258.83167.33307.1
Low birth weight (%)
 <2500 g* 15.915.48.611.37.6
 <1500 g** 3.43.22.22.61.8
Preterm birth (%)* 20.319.613.916.613.3