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Multiple Births

Data are for the U.S.

  • Number of twin births: 133,155
  • Number of triplet births: 3,871
  • Number of quadruplet births: 228
  • Number of quintuplets and other higher order births: 24
  • Twin birth rate: 33.5 per 1,000 live births
  • Triplet or higher order birth rate: 103.6 per 100,000 live births

Source: Births: Final Data for 2015, tables F, 27 [PDF - 1.9 MB]

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