March of Dimes March of Dimes Peristats

Maternal & Infant Health Research Registries

During the pandemic, tracking health outcomes is essential to improving care, developing policies and understanding the impact of this pandemic on maternal and infant health. Learn more about global research and registries that are tracking the data to ensure the health of mothers and babies.

Learn more

COVID-19 Resources & Literature

A resource compiling up-to-date published literature on COVID-19 relating to mothers and babies. We have gathered scientifically sound research to help guide further studies or keep you up to date with the maternal child health population and COVID-19.

Learn more

PeriStats

What information are you looking for? Please start your selection with either location or topic. Not all items are required. After you submit, you can narrow your results by year or health indicator or compare with another region. To get the best results, use reset button before starting a new search.
Search User Control
Location: Please select
edit
Topic: Please select
edit
Format: Please select
edit
slides (0)

News

2018 Natality Data Update

PeriStats has been updated with the most current data on several birth outcomes. These include an update to preterm birth, birthweight, and delivery method. Additionally, current data is now available for prenatal care utilization, and singletons and multiples.

PeriStats has been updated with 2018 natality data set from the National Center for Health Statistic (NCHS), as compiled from data provided by the 57 vital statistics jurisdictions through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program.

These topics are available for all geographic areas and by maternal age, race, and race/ethnicity.

Also available are county preterm birth rates calculated using gestational age based on obstetric estimate (OE) for 2015-2018 and low birthweight rates by county (2015-2018).

PeriStats Tip: Don't forget to check out the contextual statements below each map, graph or chart that explain the data in words.

Contact the Perinatal Data Center with any questions.

Headlines

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
 

June, 2018

 Updated Birth Defects Data and State Profiles
 
  Poverty Data Update
 
 Additional data on delivery method, prenatal care, and birthweight, 2015
 

January, 2018

 2016 Health Insurance Data Update
 
 2016 Natality Data Update
 
 2015 and 2016 BRFSS Data Update
 

October, 2017

 2015 Natality Data Update
 

September, 2016

 Updated Data and PeriStats Enhancements
 

May, 2016

 Birth Defects Data Updated & Expanded
 

October, 2015

 2013 Infant Mortality & 2014 BRFSS Data
 

September, 2015

 2011 and 2012 Infant Mortality Data Updated
 

July, 2015

 Expanded PRAMS Data Now Available
 

May, 2015

 MMWR Article About Tdap Vaccine Coverage
 
 2013 Natality Data Updated
 

December, 2014

 Birth Defects Data Now Available on PeriStats
 

August, 2014

 PRAMS Data Updated for 2011
 

June, 2014

 March of Dimes 2014 Hispanic Report
 
 2012 Natality and 2010 Infant Mortality Data Updated
 

May, 2014

 PRAMS Data Updated for 2009 and 2010
 

August, 2013

 Fetal and Perinatal Mortality Data Updated
 

October, 2011

 Special Care Nursery Admissions