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Topic: Late preterm by maternal age
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Late preterm by maternal age: Queens, 2011-2013 Average

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• Maternal age is a risk factor for preterm birth, with higher preterm birth rates found among the youngest and oldest mothers in the U.S. 
• During 2011-2013 (average) in Queens, late preterm birth rates were highest for women ages 40 and older (10.9%), followed by women under age 20 (8.7%), ages 30-39 (8.0%) and ages 20-29 (6.9%). 
• Of all infants born during 2011-2013 (average), 4.0% were to mothers under the age of 20, 44.6% were to mothers ages 20-29 years, 46.8% were to mothers ages 30-39 years, and 4.6% were to mothers ages 40 and older. 

Footnotes

  • Late preterm is between 34 and 36 weeks gestation.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved May 04, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.