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Puerto Rico Natality data (2015-2018) now available

PeriStats has been updated with the most current data on several birth outcomes for Puerto Rico utilizing the 2015-2018 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 2015-2018 and low birthweight rates (2015-2018) by municipality.

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