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Location: Mississippi
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Topic: Very preterm by plurality
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Very preterm by plurality: Mississippi, 2011

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• Compared with singleton births, multiple births in Mississippi were about 6 times as likely to be very preterm in 2011. 
• Of all live births in Mississippi in 2011, 96.5% were singletons and 3.5% were multiple births. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Very preterm births: reduce to no more than 1.8% of live births.

Footnotes

  • Very preterm is less than 32 completed weeks gestation.
  • Multiple deliveries include twin, triplet and higher order deliveries.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved April 20, 2014, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.