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United States Births: Final Data for 2016


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Births: Final Data for 2016: National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 67, No. 1, January 31, 2018
American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative

The 2016 National Vital Statistics Report on birth data in the United States presents data from birth certificates based on a variety of maternal health and demographic characteristics, along with infant health characteristics as well. The data include birth order, maternal age, race, ethnicity, marital status, gestational period, multiple and preterm births, birthweight, attendant at birth, place and method of delivery. A total of 3,945,875 births were registered in the United States in 2016.