Category: Preterm Births


The state of New Hampshire scores lower than the nation overall in births to unmarried mothers, cesarean deliveries, preterm births and low birthweight.  The state also has the lowest teen birth rate in the country. However, among the 10 leading causes of death in the United States, the granite state has mortality rates that are higher than the U.S. rates Read More >

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Births in the United States, 2013

A new NCHS report presents 2013 final birth data on several key demographic and maternal and infant health indicators. Trends in the number of births, general fertility rates, age-specific birth rates, and cesarean delivery rates by race and Hispanic origin, as well as trends in preterm births by state and trends in twin births are explored, Read More >

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Births: Preliminary Data for 2013

NCHS has released a new report that presents preliminary data for 2013 on births in the United States.  U.S. data on births are shown by age, live-birth order, race, and Hispanic origin of mother. Data on marital status, cesarean delivery, preterm births, and low birthweight are also presented. Key Findings from the Report: The 2013 preliminary number Read More >

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