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Fetal and Perinatal Mortality Data Updated

Aug 19, 2013- PeriStats has been updated with the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics for fetal and perinatal mortality in the United States for 2006.

Fetal mortality is the death of a fetus prior to delivery. Perinatal mortality is a measure of death around the time of delivery and includes fetal deaths of at least 28 weeks of gestation and infant deaths at less than 7 days old. PeriStats displays information about the US, states, counties, and cities and by maternal age, race, and Hispanic ethnicity.