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Births: Provisional Data for 2017

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

The number of births in the U.S. during 2017 was 3.8 million, down 2% from 2016, and the lowest total in 30 years.  Births are shown by age, race and Hispanic origin of mother.  Also includes data on prenatal care, cesarean delivery, preterm births, and low birthweight.  From the National Center for Health Statistics