RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2002 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS:

TO CHILDREN RECEIVING CHILD SERVICE COORDINATION

WITHIN THE FIRST 18 MONTHS OF LIFE

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

RACE/ETHNICITY

White, Non-Hispanic

Black, Non-Hispanic

Other, Non-Hispanic

Hispanic

Births

Births

Births

Births

Births

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

TOTAL

13,381

100.0

6,476

100.0

4,854

100.0

503

100.0

1,548

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

19

0.1

11

0.2

8

0.2

0

0

0

0

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

1,216

9.1

544

8.4

550

11.3

38

7.6

84

5.4

1500-2499 grams

2,423

18.1

1,216

18.8

908

18.7

91

18.1

208

13.4

2500+ grams

9,717

72.6

4,700

72.6

3,387

69.8

374

74.4

1,256

81.1

Unknown

6

0.0

5

0.1

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

316

2.4

120

1.9

165

3.4

11

2.2

20

1.3

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

1,065

8.0

536

8.3

419

8.6

30

6.0

80

5.2

32-36 weeks

2,546

19.0

1,340

20.7

901

18.6

80

15.9

225

14.5

37+ weeks

9,448

70.6

4,478

69.1

3,365

69.3

382

75.9

1,223

79.0

Unknown

6

0.0

2

0.0

4

0.1

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

1,718

12.8

646

10.0

813

16.7

42

8.3

217

14.0

< 18 years

18-34 years

10,576

79.0

5,223

80.7

3,699

76.2

416

82.7

1,238

80.0

35+ years

1,087

8.1

607

9.4

342

7.0

45

8.9

93

6.0

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,421

10.6

395

6.1

292

6.0

34

6.8

700

45.2

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

4,334

32.4

1,923

29.7

1,807

37.2

174

34.6

430

27.8

12 years

4,413

33.0

2,185

33.7

1,774

36.5

171

34.0

283

18.3

> 12 years

3,184

23.8

1,968

30.4

969

20.0

124

24.7

123

7.9

Unknown

29

0.2

5

0.1

12

0.2

0

0

12

0.8

MARRIED:

5,401

40.4

3,654

56.4

904

18.6

210

41.7

633

40.9

Yes

No

7,977

59.6

2,819

43.5

3,950

81.4

293

58.3

915

59.1

Unknown

3

0.0

3

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

4,772

35.7

2,343

36.2

1,658

34.2

179

35.6

592

38.2

1

2-3

5,752

43.0

2,889

44.6

1,959

40.4

225

44.7

679

43.9

4+

2,847

21.3

1,238

19.1

1,235

25.4

99

19.7

275

17.8

Unknown

10

0.1

6

0.1

2

0.0

0

0

2

0.1

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

9,704

72.5

5,237

80.9

3,136

64.6

362

72.0

969

62.6

First

Second

2,580

19.3

898

13.9

1,177

24.2

106

21.1

399

25.8

Third

562

4.2

177

2.7

265

5.5

19

3.8

101

6.5

No care

364

2.7

101

1.6

202

4.2

14

2.8

47

3.0

Unknown

171

1.3

63

1.0

74

1.5

2

0.4

32

2.1

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

240

1.8

94

1.5

100

2.1

4

0.8

42

2.7

Missing

Inadequate

2,436

18.2

754

11.6

1,176

24.2

92

18.3

414

26.7

Intermediate

963

7.2

392

6.1

376

7.7

28

5.6

167

10.8

Adequate

3,581

26.8

1,797

27.7

1,175

24.2

174

34.6

435

28.1

Adequate Plus

6,161

46.0

3,439

53.1

2,027

41.8

205

40.8

490

31.7

MOTHER SMOKED?

3,381

25.3

2,253

34.8

965

19.9

124

24.7

39

2.5

Yes

No

9,955

74.4

4,194

64.8

3,880

79.9

378

75.1

1,503

97.1

Unknown

45

0.3

29

0.4

9

0.2

1

0.2

6

0.4

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

8,987

67.2

4,240

65.5

3,284

67.7

345

68.6

1,118

72.2

Vaginal

C-Section

4,393

32.8

2,235

34.5

1,570

32.3

158

31.4

430

27.8

Unknown

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

8,584

64.2

4,081

63.0

3,973

81.9

334

66.4

196

12.7

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

917

6.9

28

0.4

28

0.6

23

4.6

838

54.1

Non-Medicaid

3,880

29.0

2,367

36.6

853

17.6

146

29.0

514

33.2

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS

 - Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

962

80.1

412

77.3

459

84.1

24

63.2

67

79.8

Other

239

19.9

121

22.7

87

15.9

14

36.8

17

20.2

INFANTS <2499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

2,309

63.7

1,086

62.0

969

66.7

54

42.5

200

68.7

Other

1,313

36.3

666

38.0

483

33.3

73

57.5

91

31.3


 

 

 

 

 

* 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