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Location: Los Angeles city
Topic: Very preterm by plurality
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Very preterm by plurality: Los Angeles city, 2013

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in Los Angeles city were about 8 times as likely to be very preterm in 2013. 
• Of all live births in Los Angeles city in 2013, 97.0% were singletons and 3.0% were multiple births. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Very preterm births: reduce to no more than 1.8% of live births.


  • Very preterm is less than 32 completed weeks gestation.
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved November 30, 2015, from