MICH-9.2 Reduce late preterm or live births at 34 to 36 weeks of gestation

National Data Source
National Vital Statistics System-Natality (NVSS-N); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
9.0 (2007)
Target
8.1
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of infants born between 34 and 36 completed weeks of gestation
Denominator
Number of live births
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

A description of the primary measurement used to determine the infant’s gestational age, the interval between the first day of LMP and the birth has been published by NCHS.

References and More Information

  1. CDC-Preterm Birth
    http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/MaternalInfantHealth/PretermBirth.htm