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Distribution of gestational age categories: Georgia, 2018

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• In Georgia in 2018, 2.0% of live births were very preterm, 9.5% were moderately preterm and 88.5% were not preterm. 

March of Dimes 2020 Goal

  • Reduce preterm births to no more than 8.1% of live births.
  • For more information, see here.

Healthy people 2020

  • Preterm births: reduce to no more than 11.4% of live births.
  • Very preterm births: reduce to no more than 1.8% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Not preterm is greater than or equal to 37 weeks gestation.
  • Preterm is less than 37 weeks of pregnancy.
  • Very preterm is less than 32 weeks.
  • Moderately preterm is 32-36 completed weeks of gestation.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved August 13, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.