RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2002 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS:

TO MOTHERS RECEIVING MATERNITY CARE COORDINATION

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

RACE/ETHNICITY

White, Non-Hispanic

Black, Non-Hispanic

Other, Non-Hispanic

Hispanic

Births

Births

Births

Births

Births

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

TOTAL

23,470

100.0

10,270

100.0

10,506

100.0

975

100.0

1,719

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

74

0.3

19

0.2

51

0.5

3

0.3

1

0.1

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

460

2.0

144

1.4

285

2.7

20

2.1

11

0.6

1500-2499 grams

2,212

9.4

843

8.2

1,204

11.5

73

7.5

92

5.4

2500+ grams

20,718

88.3

9,261

90.2

8,964

85.3

878

90.1

1,615

93.9

Unknown

6

0.0

3

0.0

2

0.0

1

0.1

0

0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

212

0.9

61

0.6

136

1.3

11

1.1

4

0.2

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

375

1.6

125

1.2

231

2.2

11

1.1

8

0.5

32-36 weeks

2,306

9.8

949

9.2

1,176

11.2

77

7.9

104

6.1

37+ weeks

20,573

87.7

9,132

88.9

8,962

85.3

876

89.8

1,603

93.3

Unknown

4

0.0

3

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

2,603

11.1

1,047

10.2

1,277

12.2

101

10.4

178

10.4

< 18 years

18-34 years

19,910

84.8

8,803

85.7

8,796

83.7

839

86.1

1,472

85.6

35+ years

957

4.1

420

4.1

433

4.1

35

3.6

69

4.0

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,673

7.1

600

5.8

354

3.4

53

5.4

666

38.7

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

7,953

33.9

3,517

34.2

3,501

33.3

359

36.8

576

33.5

12 years

9,449

40.3

4,296

41.8

4,435

42.2

388

39.8

330

19.2

> 12 years

4,354

18.6

1,839

17.9

2,205

21.0

174

17.8

136

7.9

Unknown

41

0.2

18

0.2

11

0.1

1

0.1

11

0.6

MARRIED:

6,929

29.5

4,444

43.3

1,407

13.4

319

32.7

759

44.2

Yes

No

16,536

70.5

5,822

56.7

9,098

86.6

656

67.3

960

55.8

Unknown

5

0.0

4

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

8,803

37.5

4,086

39.8

3,728

35.5

371

38.1

618

36.0

1

2-3

10,370

44.2

4,508

43.9

4,614

43.9

441

45.2

807

46.9

4+

4,284

18.3

1,671

16.3

2,156

20.5

163

16.7

294

17.1

Unknown

13

0.1

5

0.0

8

0.1

0

0

0

0

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

17,432

74.3

8,258

80.4

7,253

69.0

709

72.7

1,212

70.5

First

Second

4,954

21.1

1,682

16.4

2,649

25.2

223

22.9

400

23.3

Third

738

3.1

218

2.1

402

3.8

34

3.5

84

4.9

No care

138

0.6

29

0.3

101

1.0

3

0.3

5

0.3

Unknown

208

0.9

83

0.8

101

1.0

6

0.6

18

1.0

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

288

1.2

112

1.1

136

1.3

6

0.6

34

2.0

Missing

Inadequate

3,532

15.0

1,065

10.4

1,966

18.7

141

14.5

360

20.9

Intermediate

1,999

8.5

755

7.4

899

8.6

76

7.8

269

15.6

Adequate

8,201

34.9

3,788

36.9

3,375

32.1

451

46.3

587

34.1

Adequate Plus

9,450

40.3

4,550

44.3

4,130

39.3

301

30.9

469

27.3

MOTHER SMOKED?

5,711

24.3

3,818

37.2

1,605

15.3

229

23.5

59

3.4

Yes

No

17,718

75.5

6,421

62.5

8,895

84.7

745

76.4

1,657

96.4

Unknown

41

0.2

31

0.3

6

0.1

1

0.1

3

0.2

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

17,596

75.0

7,768

75.6

7,715

73.4

730

74.9

1,383

80.5

Vaginal

C-Section

5,872

25.0

2,500

24.3

2,791

26.6

245

25.1

336

19.5

Unknown

2

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

21,489

91.6

9,845

95.9

10,108

96.2

907

93.0

629

36.6

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

1,004

4.3

26

0.3

8

0.1

18

1.8

952

55.4

Non-Medicaid

977

4.2

399

3.9

390

3.7

50

5.1

138

8.0

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

348

76.7

98

71.0

229

80.4

13

65.0

8

72.7

Other

106

23.3

40

29.0

56

19.6

7

35.0

3

27.3

INFANTS <2499 GRAMS

 

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

1,499

54.8

478

47.9

931

60.5

36

37.9

54

52.4

Other

1,235

45.2

520

52.1

607

39.5

59

62.1

49

47.6


 

* 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