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Topic: Late preterm by plurality
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Late preterm by plurality: United States, 2014

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in the United States were about 7 times as likely to be late preterm in 2014. 
• Of all live births in the United States in 2014, 96.5% were singletons and 3.5% were multiple births. 

Footnotes

  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.
  • Late preterm is between 34 and 36 weeks gestation.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved September 29, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.