2016 Final Birth Data Just Released– Here Are the Highlights

The Centers for Disease Control, Division of Vital Statistics has prepared the National Vital Statistics Report on Births: Final Data for 2016.  This is the most current data available for birth statistics in the U.S.A. Below I have listed some key takeaways and interesting statistics.  This data set represents more than 99% of all births in the USA in 2016.

Please enjoy this slideshow and check out the complete report here for more information.

What do you think about this information?  Are we headed in the right direction?

References

Martin JA, Hamilton BE, Osterman MJK, Driscoll AK, Drake P. Births: Final data for 2016. National Vital Statistics Reports; vol 67 no 1. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2018.

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