Element Data: Births Data Summary (CDC)
Natality data based on CDC-collected statistics for live births occurring within the US.
This dataset contains natality data based on CDC-collected statistics for live births occurring within the United States to U.S. residents.
The data capture a range of maternal demographic information, such as state and county of residence, mother’s age and race, ethnicity and country of origin, marital status, and education. It also includes health and medical data on these mothers, including prior birth history, prenatal care visits, WIC enrollment, tobacco use, method of delivery, method of payment, congenital anomalies, and other morbidity data.
The data is derived from birth certificates and reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The list of key fields in this data includes:
Info: County of residence.
Info: Average gestational age (in weeks).
Info: Number of births in the county.
And many more!