New Slideset Available on PeriStats

Mental Health Needs of Low-Income Children With Special Health Care Needs

The following information has been provided by the March of Dimes:

PeriStats is an online source for perinatal statistics developed by the March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center. PeriStats provides free access to maternal and infant health-related data at the US, state, county, and city level, and was developed to ensure that health professionals, researchers, medical librarians, policy-makers, students, and the media have easy access to this information. Data are updated throughout the year, and useful for multiple tasks, including fact-finding, health assessments, grant writing, policy development, lectures and presentations.

A US overview slideset is available in PeriStats: The slideset offers more detail on perinatal health topics, such as late preterm birth, low
birthweight, and infant mortality. There are more than 40 slides to choose from for your presentations. Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions at

Late preterm birth:…

Low birthweight:…

Infact mortality:…

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What is the Perinatal Data Center?
The March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center analyzes maternal and infant health data, and interprets this information for use by the March of Dimes, health professionals, research groups, and the media. The Center staff collaborate and provide guidance on epidemiological and statistical analyses and grants and present analytical findings at
national conferences and in peer-reviewed journals.