| ||In 2010, there were 811 preterm births in New Orleans, representing 17.6% of live births. |
| ||Between 2000 and 2010, the rate of infants born preterm in New Orleans declined more than 3%. |
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 May 21, 2013, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.