Find maternal and infant health data on a state level, or by county or city. Narrow your results or compare with another region.
Search User Control
Location: Memphis
Topic: Late preterm by maternal age
Format: Bar Graph
slides (0)

Late preterm by maternal age: Memphis, 2011-2013 Average

Chart with no titled
Email to a friend We will never share or sell your email.
You can send to a max of 5 people.
Separate addresses with commas.
Privacy policy
Compare with: 

Change years:        

• 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 Memphis, late preterm birth rates were highest for women ages 40 and older (15.8%), followed by women under age 20 (11.5%), ages 20-29 (10.9%) and ages 30-39 (10.5%). 
• Of all infants born during 2011-2013 (average), 14.0% were to mothers under the age of 20, 59.5% were to mothers ages 20-29 years, 24.8% were to mothers ages 30-39 years, and 1.7% were to mothers ages 40 and older. 


  • Late preterm is between 34 and 36 weeks gestation.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved May 25, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.