Preterm births in Louisiana
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because one or more years have been deselected.
Number - number of live births with gestation age less than 37 weeks.
Rate - number of live births with gestation age less than 37 weeks per 100 births.
Data Source: Live births 2001-2020: Louisiana State Center for Health Statistics
LNE (low Number Event) - numbers are not reported when there were fewer than five events during the reporting period. Prior to 2011, rates based on fewer than 20 events are not reported.
2019 and 2020 data are preliminary and therefore subject to revision.
Updated November 2, 2021
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