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.

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