Very Premature Births Data
(when a baby is born before the 32nd completed week of pregnancy) are presented on a five year aggregate basis to reduce the presence of due to small numbers. Data can be displayed at the county level, and includes stabilization of rates to better evaluate trends.
- The Very Premature Annual Avg Births Count is the average number of live singleton births that occur at less than 32 weeks gestation per year during the 5 year period.
- The Very Premature Births Percent is the number of live singleton births that occur at less than 32 weeks gestation as a percent of all live singleton births during the 5 year period.
Use the tabs to see the different data visualizations.