Preterm Births

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas517.5%
Ashley414.3%
Baxter110.2%
Benton111.1%
Boone19.5%
Bradley415.2%
Calhoun110.3%
Carroll110.2%
Chicot517%
Clark312.6%
Clay413.9%
Cleburne212.4%
Cleveland517.1%
Columbia414.5%
Conway313.3%
Craighead211.5%
Crawford212.2%
Crittenden516.7%
Cross516.9%
Dallas414.5%
Desha415.7%
Drew516.3%
Faulkner212.4%
Franklin413.6%
Fulton312.9%
Garland312.8%
Grant312.7%
Greene211.6%
Hempstead414.9%
Hot Spring312.8%
Howard211.3%
Independence413.5%
Izard211.9%
Jackson18.6%
Jefferson517.9%
Johnson110.7%
Lafayette518.4%
Lawrence111.1%
Lee520.6%
Lincoln415.5%
Little River414.5%
Logan211.8%
Lonoke313%
Madison110.7%
Marion15.6%
Miller516.4%
Mississippi415.7%
Monroe518.4%
Montgomery312.8%
Nevada414.5%
Newton111%
Ouachita312.8%
Perry211.6%
Phillips519.2%
Pike312.6%
Poinsett110.6%
Polk211.8%
Pope211.8%
Prairie414.2%
Pulaski414.3%
Randolph18.8%
Saline211.6%
Scott212.1%
Searcy211.3%
Sebastian312.5%
Sevier110.2%
Sharp313.1%
St. Francis517.2%
Stone517.5%
Union211.2%
Van Buren414.9%
Washington312.9%
White110.4%
Woodruff313.2%
Yell211.4%

Description

Preterm Births as a percentage of live births. Preterm is less than 37 completed weeks of gestation.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Preterm Births 2009-2012. Retrieved Aug 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from National Center for Health Statistics database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search