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Preterm: Illinois, 2007-2016

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• In 2016, there were 15,952 preterm births in Illinois, representing 10.3% of live births. 
• In 2016, 1 in 10 babies (10.3% of live births) was born preterm in Illinois. 

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 September 21, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.