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Perinatal and Late Fetal Mortaltiy rates updated

PeriStats has updated perinatal and late fetal mortality rates, 2014-2017. Perinatal mortality is defined as death to a fetus that is over 28 weeks of gestation and infants up to one week old. Late fetal mortality is defined as a death occurring after 28 weeks gestation but before birth. Perinatal and late fetal mortality are reported per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths.

The Perinatal Mortality and Late Fetal Mortality indicators can be queried by maternal age, race and race/ethnicity.

Two sources were utilized to calculate these counts and rates (see below).

United States Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Division of Vital Statistics (DVS). Linked Birth / Infant Death Records 1995-2017, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program, on CDC WONDER Online Database.

United States Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Division of Vital Statistics (DVS). Fetal Death Records 2005-2017, as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program, on CDC WONDER Online Database.

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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