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Preterm by plurality: Tennessee, 2019

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• Compared with singleton births (one baby), multiple births in Tennessee were about 7 times as likely to be preterm in 2019. 
• Of all live births in Tennessee in 2018, 96.6% were singletons and 3.4% were multiple births. 

Healthy people 2030

  • Preterm births: reduce to no more than 9.4% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Preterm is less than 37 weeks of pregnancy.
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved March 05, 2021, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.