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Multiple deliveries: United States, 2003-2013

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• In the United States in 2013, 96.5% of all live births were singleton births and 3.5% were multiple births. 
• In the United States in 2013, the multiple birth ratio was 34.8 per 1,000 live births. 
• Between 2003 and 2013, the multiple birth ratio in the United States increased more than 4%. 


  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved July 31, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.