2010 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 10
Risk Factors and Characteristics for North Carolina Resident Live Births

  TOTAL RACE
White Non-Hispanic Af. Am. Non-Hispanic Other Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Births Births Births Births Births
# % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 122,302 100.0 68,496 100.0 28,926 100.0 6,150 100.0 18,730 100.0
RESIDENT BIRTHS
BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP: 261 0.2 86 0.1 142 0.5 11 0.2 22 0.1
Under 500 grams
500-1,499 grams 1,853 1.5 818 1.2 785 2.7 68 1.1 182 1.0
1,500-2,499 grams 9,038 7.4 4,426 6.5 3,151 10.9 493 8.0 968 5.2
2,500+ grams 111,102 90.8 63,138 92.2 24,834 85.9 5,576 90.7 17,554 93.7
Unknown 48 0.0 28 0.0 14 0.0 2 0.0 4 0.0
WEEKS OF GESTATION: 795 0.7 290 0.4 397 1.4 33 0.5 75 0.4
Under 27 Weeks
27-31 Weeks 1,639 1.3 733 1.1 651 2.3 55 0.9 200 1.1
32-36 Weeks 12,999 10.6 6,601 9.6 3,874 13.4 646 10.5 1,878 10.0
37+ Weeks 106,802 87.3 60,840 88.8 23,985 82.9 5,412 88.0 16,565 88.4
Unknown 67 0.1 32 0.0 19 0.1 4 0.1 12 0.1
MOTHERS AGE: 3,865 3.2 1,355 2.0 1,480 5.1 161 2.6 869 4.6
Under 18 Years
18-34 Years 102,311 83.7 57,097 83.4 24,743 85.5 4,991 81.2 15,480 82.6
35+ Years 16,119 13.2 10,039 14.7 2,701 9.3 998 16.2 2,381 12.7
Unknown 7 0.0 5 0.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
OUT OF WEDLOCK: 70,913 58.0 50,023 73.0 7,841 27.1 4,297 69.9 8,752 46.7
No
Yes 51,333 42.0 18,436 26.9 21,077 72.9 1,851 30.1 9,969 53.2
Unknown 56 0.0 37 0.1 8 0.0 2 0.0 9 0.0
PARITY: 42,128 34.4 25,689 37.5 9,529 32.9 2,326 37.8 4,584 24.5
1
2 - 3 56,908 46.5 32,119 46.9 12,543 43.4 2,857 46.5 9,389 50.1
4+ 23,066 18.9 10,569 15.4 6,798 23.5 956 15.5 4,743 25.3
Unknown 200 0.2 119 0.2 56 0.2 11 0.2 14 0.1
PLURALITY: 118,014 96.5 65,886 96.2 27,809 96.1 5,975 97.2 18,344 97.9
Singleton
Twin 4,127 3.4 2,502 3.7 1,087 3.8 166 2.7 372 2.0
Other Multiples 154 0.1 102 0.1 29 0.1 9 0.1 14 0.1
Missing Information 7 0.0 6 0.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
METHOD OF DELIVERY: 83,826 68.5 46,369 67.7 19,271 66.6 4,291 69.8 13,895 74.2
Vaginal
C-Section 38,425 31.4 22,099 32.3 9,643 33.3 1,854 30.1 4,829 25.8
Unknown 51 0.0 28 0.0 12 0.0 5 0.1 6 0.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 08SEP2011


2010 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 10
Risk Factors and Characteristics for North Carolina Resident Live Births

  TOTAL RACE
White Non-Hispanic Af. Am. Non-Hispanic Other Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Births Births Births Births Births
# % # % # % # % # %
LEVEL OF CARE FOR INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS BORN IN NORTH CAROLINA HOSITALS: 1,367 75.9 572 72.5 601 78.6 46 69.7 148 81.8
Level III
Other 434 24.1 217 27.5 164 21.4 20 30.3 33 18.2

Note: Some percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 08SEP2011