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U.S. Premature Births Report Card (Infographic)

Chart of premature birth rates in U.S. states.

The U.S. only rates a "C" grade in reaching the goal of reducing premature births to 9.6 percent. (Image credit: By Ross Toro, Infographics Artist)
Ross Toro
Ross Toro is a contributing infographic artist for Live Science. He specializes in explanatory graphics that deal with science topics. Ross is a former art director of the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and United Press International. He teaches Filipino martial arts when not dabbling in cartoons and animation.