GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Preterm Birth Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Worldwide, every year, an estimated 15 million babies are born preterm (before 37 completed weeks of gestation)."

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"Preterm birth rates decreased from 2007 to 2014, and increased slightly from 2014-2016."

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"Preterm birth is the largest direct cause of neonatal deaths and is responsible for 35% of the world's 3.1 million neonatal deaths each year."

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"In the United States, the preterm birth rate was approximately 10.02% in 2019."

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"The African region has the highest preterm birth rates, with over 60% of preterm births occurring there and in South Asia."

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"More than 1 in 10 babies are born preterm each year in the USA."

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"Preterm birth accounts for 24% of newborn deaths in England and Wales."

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"The chance of survival at 22 weeks is close to zero, while at 23 weeks it is 15%, at 24 weeks 55% and at 25 weeks about 80%."

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"The rate of preterm birth among African-American women is about 50% higher than the rate of preterm birth among White women."

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"Late preterm infants accounted for 84% of all preterm births."

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"The overall rate of preterm birth in Australia in 2018 was 8.7%."

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"Among developed countries, the United States ranks sixth highest for preterm birth rates."

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"More than 3 in 4 infant deaths in the U.S. are due to preterm birth complications."

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"Mothers who have had a previous preterm birth are 2.2 times more likely to have a preterm birth in a subsequent pregnancy."

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"In 2018, babies born preterm in South Asia were estimated to be 13.4% of all live births."

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"In Canada, the rate of preterm birth is approximately 8%."

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"In 2015, about one of every 10 infants born in the United States was premature."

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