| ||In 2010, there were 972 preterm births in Atlanta, representing 14.4% of live births. |
| ||Between 2000 and 2010, the rate of infants born preterm in Atlanta increased more than 12%. |
March of Dimes 2020 Goal
Reduce preterm births to no more than 9.6% of live births.
For more information, see here.
Healthy people 2020
Preterm births: reduce to no more than 11.4% of live births.
National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
Retrieved June 19, 2013, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.