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Very preterm by maternal age: Michigan, 2016-2018 Average

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• Maternal age is a risk factor for very preterm birth, with higher rates typically found among the youngest and oldest mothers. 
• During 2016-2018 (average) in Michigan, very preterm birth rates were highest for women ages 40 and older (2.3%) and under age 20 (2.3%) . 
• Very premature babies who survive may suffer lifelong consequences, including cerebral palsy, blindness and other chronic conditions. 

Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

  • Very preterm is less than 32 weeks.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved August 12, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.