TABLE 5

Percent Preterm and Percent LBW (Final), IMR, and NMR (Preliminary), United States and Each State: 2009

State of ResidencePretermaLBWbIMRcNMRdState of ResidencePretermaLBWbIMRcNMRd
United States12.28.26.424.19
Alabama15.610.38.425.15Montana10.97.15.873.34
Alaska10.05.96.802.74Nebraska11.57.15.423.30
Arizona12.77.15.983.98Nevada13.88.15.873.99
Arkansas13.18.97.704.27New Hampshire9.96.94.863.36
California10.36.84.943.33New Jersey12.08.35.123.63
Colorado11.38.86.254.20New Mexico12.38.35.313.24
Connecticut10.28.05.504.19New York12.28.25.323.65
Delaware12.58.67.875.71North Carolina13.09.07.925.31
District of Columbia14.210.39.406.08North Dakota10.66.46.113.33
Florida13.58.76.884.48Ohio12.38.67.685.21
Georgia13.89.48.155.62Oklahoma13.88.47.904.43
Hawaii12.68.46.144.55Oregon9.86.34.813.33
Idaho10.16.55.443.41Pennsylvania11.58.37.144.88
Illinois12.48.46.904.39Rhode Island11.48.06.204.98
Indiana11.98.37.824.96South Carolina14.510.07.414.49
Iowa11.36.74.582.72South Dakota10.95.86.703.77
Kansas11.27.36.984.25Tennessee13.09.28.004.77
Kentucky13.68.96.793.49Texas13.18.55.993.78
Louisiana14.710.68.695.09Utah11.37.05.293.90
Maine9.96.35.423.93Vermont9.36.76.224.42
Maryland12.79.17.275.18Virginia11.48.47.144.67
Massachusetts10.97.85.033.85Washington10.36.34.912.84
Michigan12.48.47.525.13West Virginia12.99.27.765.22
Minnesota10.16.54.612.69Wisconsin10.97.16.083.98
Mississippi18.012.210.026.13Wyoming11.28.45.963.55
Missouri12.28.17.164.51
  • Data source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System.

  • a Preterm birth is <37 weeks of completed gestation.

  • b LBW is <2500 g.

  • c Infant deaths (< 1 year) per 1000 live births.

  • d Neonatal deaths (<28 days) per 1000 live births.