Check out the March of Dimes 2008 Premature Births Report Cards, state by state.
Kentucky ranks 46th in the nation.
About 1 in 9 live births in Kentucky is late preterm (34-36 weeks
gestation). The rise in late preterm births has been linked to rising
rates of early induction of labor and c-sections.
- from Kentucky’s report card. Download the PDF March of Dimes, KY 2008 Report Card