This dataset contains the percent of preterm and very preterm live births by maternal county of residence. Preterm births are all lives births less than 37 weeks of gestation. Very preterm births are all live births between the 28 and the 32 weeks of gestation. Important growth and development occur throughout pregnancy, especially in the final months and weeks. There is a higher risk of serious disability or death the earlier a baby is born.
The datasets used from CHHS Open Data Portal has been modified.