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Natality data updates

PeriStats has been updated with 2019 data on several birth outcomes for Puerto Rico utilizing the territories natality data set from the National Center for Health Statistic (NCHS). These include preterm birth, birthweight, and delivery method. These topics are available by maternal age, race, and race/ethnicity. Also available are preterm birth rates calculated using gestational age based on obstetric estimate (OE) for 2019 and low birthweight rates (2019) by municipality.

In addition, delivery method, distribution of single and multiple births, Medicaid coverage and previous preterm births were updated to 2019 data from the National Center for Health Statistics for all U. S. states and vital statistics jurisdictions from the Natality data set.

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March, 2021

 Natality data updates
 

February, 2021

 2019 Natality Data Update
 

December, 2020

 Updated data on Poverty, Health Insurance, illicit drug use, and Behavioral Risk Factors
 

November, 2020

 2020 March of Dimes Report Cards
 

September, 2020

 PRAMS Data Updated!
 

August, 2020

 Perinatal and Late Fetal Mortaltiy rates updated
 

July, 2020

 COVID-19 Articles
 

June, 2020

 Updates to Medicaid Coverage and Sexually Transmitted Disease Data
 

May, 2020

 Updates to infant and maternal mortality
 
 COVID-19 Articles
 

March, 2020

 2018 Natality Data Update
 
 Puerto Rico Natality data (2015-2018) now available
 

February, 2020

 Updated data on poverty and health insurance
 

December, 2019

 Updated data on behavioral risk factors
 

May, 2019

 Natality data updates on PeriStats
 

January, 2019

 Data updates on PeriStats