Change Indicator

Preterm births by race/ethnicity in District of Columbia

Preterm births by race/ethnicity

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Definition and Source



(Number) The number of preterm births (born before 37 weeks of gestation).

(Percent) The percentage of preterm births out of all births for which gestational age is recorded, within each race/ethnic group.

Data Source


Race refers to the race of the mother.
Black & White counts include those of Hispanic origin.

S - data suppressed due to small numbers.

N/A - data on race/ethnicity not available.

Last updated November 2023

Last Updated

November 2023