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Quick Facts: Singletons & Multiples

Pregnancy outcomes can vary for singleton and multiple births. Multiple births include twins, triplets and higher order births, and outcomes can vary among these groups as well.

• In Queens in 2014, 96.7% of all live births were singleton births and 3.3% were multiple births.
• Between 2004 and 2014, the multiple birth ratio in Queens increased nearly 7%.
• Compared with singleton births (one baby), multiple births in Queens were about 8 times as likely to be preterm in 2014.
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  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved October 20, 2017, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.