| ||In 2010, there were 720 preterm births in Virginia Beach city, representing 11.7% of live births. |
| ||Between 2000 and 2010, the rate of infants born preterm in Virginia Beach city increased more than 7%. |
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 18, 2013, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.