Premature BirthPercent of children who were born premature, that is three or more weeks early
2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health
Nationwide: 11.6% of children met indicator
Range Across States: 8.5% to 15.7%
C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval. Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
n = Cell size. Use caution in interpreting Cell sizes less than 50.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.
Please interpret with caution: estimate has a 95% confidence interval width exceeding 20 percentage points or 1.2 times the estimate and may not be reliable.