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Pre-Term Births

The percentage of births that are pre-term

Percentage of Pre-term Births

Pre-Term Birth Rate

wdt_ID Year Clark County Ohio
2 2010 8.8 10.3
3 2011 7.9 10.2
4 2012 13.1 10.5
5 2013 13.1 10.3
6 2014 11.1 10.3
7 2015 12.5 10.3
8 2016 12.0 10.4
9 2017 11.1 10.4

These data measure the percentage of births in Clark County and Ohio that were pre-term.

A birth is considered pre-term if it occurs within less than 37 weeks of gestation.

The pre-term birth percentage of Clark County is higher than Ohio’s after 2011, when there is a 5.2% increase in pre-term births.

In 2017, the pre-term birth percentage of Clark County is 0.7% higher than the rate of Ohio.

All data comes from the Ohio Department of Health.

This information comes from the ODH Public Health Data Warehouse for Resident Births.

This post was last updated on 10 July 2019.

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