Infant Health Profile for Missouri Residents
Preterm Births (less than 37 Weeks Gestation)
Three-Year Moving Average Rates

Rate
Years
Trend Analysis:
  • Missouri rate trend shows a statistically significant increase.
Three-Year Moving Average Rates
Years
91-93 92-94 93-95 94-96 95-97 96-98 97-99 98-00 99-01 00-02 01-03 02-04 03-05 04-06 05-07 06-08 07-09 08-10
Missouri 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.7 11.9 12.3 12.4 12.7 12.9 13.2 13.3 13.5 13.4 13.2 12.9 12.7 12.5

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