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COVID-19 Resources & Literature

A resource compiling up-to-date published literature on COVID-19 relating to mothers and babies. We have gathered scientifically sound research to help guide further studies or keep you up to date with the maternal child health population and COVID-19.

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2018 Natality Data Update

PeriStats has been updated with the most current data on several birth outcomes. These include an update to preterm birth, birthweight, and delivery method. Additionally, current data is now available for prenatal care utilization, and singletons and multiples.

PeriStats has been updated with 2018 natality data set from the National Center for Health Statistic (NCHS), as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program.

These topics are available for all geographic areas and by maternal age, race, and race/ethnicity.

Also available are county preterm birth rates calculated using gestational age based on obstetric estimate (OE) for 2015-2018 and low birthweight rates by county (2015-2018).

PeriStats Tip: Don't forget to check out the contextual statements below each map, graph or chart that explain the data in words.

Contact the Perinatal Data Center with any questions.

Headlines

November, 2020

 2020 March of Dimes Report Cards
 

September, 2020

 PRAMS Data Updated!
 

August, 2020

 Perinatal and Late Fetal Mortaltiy rates updated
 

July, 2020

 COVID-19 Articles
 

June, 2020

 Updates to Medicaid Coverage and Sexually Transmitted Disease Data
 

May, 2020

 Updates to infant and maternal mortality
 
 COVID-19 Articles
 

March, 2020

 2018 Natality Data Update
 
 Puerto Rico Natality data (2015-2018) now available
 

February, 2020

 Updated data on poverty and health insurance
 

December, 2019

 Updated data on behavioral risk factors
 

May, 2019

 Natality data updates on PeriStats
 

January, 2019

 Data updates on PeriStats