FIGURE 4-1. Relationship between maternal age and preterm birth, by race, 1998 to 2000, U.

FIGURE 4-1

Relationship between maternal age and preterm birth, by race, 1998 to 2000, U.S. birth cohorts.

SOURCE: NCHS (unpublished data).

From: 4, Sociodemographic and Community Factors Contributing to Preterm Birth

Cover of Preterm Birth
Preterm Birth: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Understanding Premature Birth and Assuring Healthy Outcomes; Behrman RE, Butler AS, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.

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