| ||Compared with singleton births (one baby), multiple births in Boston were about 7 times as likely to be preterm during 2008-2010 (average). |
| ||Of all live births in Boston during 2008-2010 (average), 95.5% were singletons and 4.5% were multiple births. |
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 18, 2013, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.