Multiple Birth Statistics

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Multiple Births By Year200920102014
Twin Births137,217132,562131,269
Triplet Births5,9055,5035,137
Quadruplet Births355313239
Quintuplets or Higher803769
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Triplet or higher birth rate per 100,000 live births137.6
Twin birth rate per 1,000 live births33.1
Total percentage of Twins as result of fertility treatments17%
Total percentage of triplets as result of fertility treatments40%
Total percentage of twins born to women over the age of 4520%
Percent of teen mothers who have twins2%
Percent of twins born with low birth weight57%
Percent of triplets born with low birth weight96%
Total number of live multiple births143,557
Percent of twins that are left handed22%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: CDC, Gold Coast Multiple birth, NOMOTC
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 31, 2017

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