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Topic: Multiple deliveries
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Multiple deliveries: United States, 2005-2015

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• In the United States in 2015, 96.5% of all live births were singleton births and 3.5% were multiple births. 
• In the United States in 2015, the multiple birth ratio was 34.5 per 1,000 live births. 
• Between 2005 and 2015, the multiple birth ratio in the United States increased 2%. 

Footnotes

  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved September 26, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.