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Topic: Multiple deliveries by maternal age
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Multiple deliveries by maternal age: United States, 2012-2014 Average

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• In the United States in 2014, the multiple birth ratio was 35.1 per 1,000 live births. 
• In the United States during 2012-2014 (average), the multiple birth ratio (per 1,000 live births) was highest for women ages 40 and older (70.7), followed by women ages 30-39 (44.7), ages 20-29 (27.7) and under age 20 (16.0). 

Footnotes

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

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved December 06, 2016, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.