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Location: Rhode Island
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Topic: Very preterm by plurality
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Very preterm by plurality: Rhode Island, 2015

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in Rhode Island were about 8 times as likely to be very preterm in 2015. 
• Of all live births in Rhode Island in 2015, 96.3% were singletons and 3.7% were multiple births. 

Healthy people 2020

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

Footnotes

  • Very preterm is less than 32 weeks.
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved January 21, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.