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Topic: Very preterm by race
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Very preterm by race: Atlanta, 2011-2013 Average

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• During 2011-2013 (average), the very preterm birth rate in Atlanta was highest for black (4.0%) and Asian (1.4%) infants. 
• Black infants (4.0%) were about 3 times as likely as white infants (1.3%) to be born very preterm during 2011-2013 (average). 
• Very premature babies who survive may suffer lifelong consequences, including cerebral palsy, blindness and other chronic conditions. 

Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

  • Very preterm is less than 32 completed weeks gestation.
  • Natality data for Georgia in 2008 did not include city of residence. Therefore, data for Atlanta are not available for 2008.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved July 23, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.