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Twin births increase in America!

Sun, Dec 27, 2015, 11:05 AM
America is registering more and more twins births. The US Health Department says the birth of twins has further increased in 2014. In the latest statistics released, for every 1000 births, 33.9 births were those of twins last year.

The births of twins among the African Americans was higher by 4% than all other racial profiles. Apart from twins, there were cases of triplets and quadruplets also.

As such there was relative increase of twin births during 1980-98. After that there was a plateau till 2014, which again witnessed a higher number of twins births.

The birth rate of twins was going up since 1980 among the White, Black and Hispanic women. In 2014, it went up by 4% among African Americans only as compared to others. The rates did not change for the other races.
Agency: Ap7am Desk

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