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Risk Factors and Characteristics for
2001 North Carolina Resident Live Births

to Mothers Receiving Maternity Care Coordination

TOTAL WHITE BLACK OTHER RACES HISPANIC
(ALL RACES)
# % # % # % # % # %
Total 24,328 100 12,259 50.4 11,035 45.4 1,034 4.3 1,680 6.9
Birthweight
  <500 grams 87 0.4 17 0.1 66 0.6 4 0.4 1 0.1
  500 -1,499 grams 496 2.0 178 1.5 307 2.8 11 1.1 13 0.8
  1,500 - 2,499 grams 2,298 9.4 976 8.0 1,237 11.2 85 8.2 100 6.0
  2,500+ grams 21,441 88.1 11,086 90.4 9,421 85.4 934 90.3 1,566 93.2
  Unknown 6 0.0 2 0.0 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Gestational Age
  < 27 weeks 252 1.0 71 0.6 174 1.6 7 0.7 2 0.1
  27-31 weeks 431 1.8 182 1.5 239 2.2 10 1.0 18 1.1
  32-36 weeks 2,415 9.9 1,121 9.1 1,217 11.0 77 7.4 135 8.0
  37+ weeks 21,221 87.2 10,882 88.8 9,399 85.2 940 90.9 1,524 90.7
  Unknown 9 0.0 3 0.0 6 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Mother's Age
  Under 18 Years 2,639 10.8 1,173 9.6 1,346 12.2 120 11.6 179 10.7
  18 - 34 Years 20,637 84.8 10,545 86.0 9,220 83.6 872 84.3 1,406 83.7
  35+ Years 1,052 4.3 541 4.4 469 4.3 42 4.1 95 5.7
  Unknown   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
Mother's Education
  <9 Years 1,661 6.8 1,238 10.1 364 3.3 59 5.7 624 37.1
  9 - 11 Years 8,404 34.5 4,356 35.5 3,690 33.4 358 34.6 603 35.9
  12 Years 9,821 40.4 4,632 37.8 4,754 43.1 435 42.1 325 19.3
  >12 years 4,404 18.1 2,012 16.4 2,213 20.1 179 17.3 118 7.0
  Unknown 38 0.2 21 0.2 14 0.1 3 0.3 10 0.6
Out-of-Wedlock
  Yes 16,916 69.5 6,711 54.7 9,494 86.0 711 68.8 941 56.0
  No 7,407 30.4 5,545 45.2 1,539 13.9 323 31.2 739 44.0
  Unknown 5 0.0 3 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Parity
  1 8,860 36.4 4,651 37.9 3,827 34.7 382 36.9 629 37.4
  2-3 10,897 44.8 5,601 45.7 4,837 43.8 459 44.4 765 45.5
  4+ 4556 18.7 2,002 16.3 2,363 21.4 191 18.5 285 17.0
  Unknown 15 0.1 5 0.0 8 0.1 2 0.2 1 0.1
Trimester Care Began
  First 18,207 74.8 9,697 79.1 7,756 70.3 754 72.9 1,174 69.9
  Second 5,027 20.7 2,115 17.3 2,669 24.2 243 23.5 398 23.7
  Third 809 3.3 339 2.8 438 4.0 32 3.1 85 5.1
  No Care 132 0.5 36 0.3 93 0.8 3 0.3 4 0.2
  Unknown 153 0.6 72 0.6 79 0.7 2 0.2 19 1.1
Kotelchuck Index (Adequacy of Prenatal Care)
  Missing Info 234 1.0 122 1.0 109 1.0 3 0.3 30 1.8
  Inadequate 3,688 15.2 1,444 11.8 2,086 18.9 158 15.3 320 19.0
  Intermediate 2,047 8.4 1,092 8.9 865 7.8 90 8.7 302 18.0
  Adequate 8,299 34.1 4,432 36.2 3,366 30.5 501 48.5 565 33.6
  Adequate+ 10,060 41.4 5,169 42.2 4,609 41.8 282 27.3 463 27.6
Mother Smoked?
  Yes 6,186 25.4 4,266 34.8 1,679 15.2 241 23.3 63 3.8
  No 18,091 74.4 7,954 64.9 9,345 84.7 792 76.6 1,615 96.1
  Unknown 51 0.2 39 0.3 11 0.1 1 0.1 2 0.1
Method of Delivery
  Vaginal 18,558 76.3 9,438 77.0 8,361 75.8 759 73.4 1,347 80.2
  C-Section 5,765 23.7 2,819 23.0 2,671 24.2 275 26.6 333 19.8
  Unknown 5 0.0 2 0.0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Mother's Medicaid Status
  Prenatal Medicaid* 22,290 91.6 10,769 87.8 10,551 95.6 970 93.8 643 38.3
  Emergency Medicaid** 959 3.9 933 7.6 9 0.1 17 1.6 904 53.8
  Non-Medicaid 1,079 4.4 557 4.5 475 4.3 47 4.5 133 7.9
Infants of < 2,499 grams only
Level of Care***
  Level III 1,587 55.5 581 50.2 978 60.9 28 29.2 71 62.3
  Other 1,272 44.5 577 49.8 627 39.1 68 70.8 43 37.7
Infants of 500-1,499 grams only
Level of Care***
  Level III 389 78.9 134 75.7 247 80.7 8 80.0 13 100.0
  Other 104 21.1 43 24.3 59 19.3 2 20.0 0 0.0

* Medicaid paid for prenatal care and delivery.
** Medicaid paid for delivery only, not prenatal care.
*** Level of Care is only for North Carolina resident births occurring in North Carolina Hospitals
% Columns may not sum to 100.0% due to rounding

Source: State Center for Health Statistics
NC Department of Health and Human Services


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