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Preterm: United States, 2017

Percent of live births
RegionPercent
Alabama12.0
Alaska9.0
Arizona9.3
Arkansas11.4
California8.7
Colorado8.8
Connecticut9.5
Delaware10.2
District of Columbia10.6
Florida10.2
Georgia11.4
Hawaii10.4
Idaho8.8
Illinois10.4
Indiana9.8
Iowa9.2
Kansas9.6
Kentucky11.1
Louisiana12.7
Maine8.7
Maryland10.5
Massachusetts8.9
Michigan10.2
Minnesota8.9
Mississippi13.6
Missouri10.6
Montana9.5
Nebraska9.9
Nevada10.7
New Hampshire8.3
New Jersey9.5
New Mexico10.3
New York9.0
North Carolina10.5
North Dakota8.8
Ohio10.4
Oklahoma11.1
Oregon8.3
Pennsylvania9.4
Rhode Island8.3
South Carolina11.2
South Dakota9.3
Tennessee11.1
Texas10.6
United States9.9
Utah9.4
Vermont7.5
Virginia9.5
Washington8.4
West Virginia12.0
Wisconsin9.6
Wyoming8.9
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March of Dimes 2020 Goal

  • For more information, see here.
  • Preterm births: reduce to no more than 8.1% of live births.

Healthy people 2020

  • Preterm births: reduce to no more than 11.4% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Preterm is less than 37 weeks of pregnancy.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved November 19, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.