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.
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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U59MC27866,National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Initiative, $4.5M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position of or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.