Pre-term births by race-ethnicity of mother in Illinois

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
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Preterm births are babies born with a gestational period of less than 37 completed weeks.

AIAN = American Indian or Alaska Native
NHPI = Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

NA = Estimates did not meet standards of reliability.

Data Source: United States Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Division of Vital Statistics, Natality public-use data 2007-2018, on CDC WONDER Online Database, September 2019. Accessed 10/1/2019 at: