RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2003 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

21,928

100.0

9,403

100.0

9,812

100.0

956

100.0

1,757

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

59

0.3

15

0.2

37

0.4

2

0.2

5

0.3

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

418

1.9

131

1.4

256

2.6

17

1.8

14

0.8

1500-2499 grams

2,079

9.5

769

8.2

1,137

11.6

90

9.4

83

4.7

2500+ grams

19,362

88.3

8,483

90.2

8,379

85.4

847

88.6

1,653

94.1

Unknown

10

0.0

5

0.1

3

0.0

0

0

2

0.1

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

185

0.8

51

0.5

121

1.2

5

0.5

8

0.5

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

335

1.5

113

1.2

191

1.9

16

1.7

15

0.9

32-36 weeks

2,179

9.9

921

9.8

1,070

10.9

78

8.2

110

6.3

37+ weeks

19,227

87.7

8,317

88.5

8,430

85.9

857

89.6

1,623

92.4

Unknown

2

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

1

0.1

MOTHER'S AGE:

2,305

10.5

846

9.0

1,191

12.1

84

8.8

184

10.5

< 18 years

18-34 years

18,682

85.2

8,153

86.7

8,205

83.6

830

86.8

1,494

85.0

35+ years

941

4.3

404

4.3

416

4.2

42

4.4

79

4.5

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,549

7.1

535

5.7

338

3.4

53

5.5

623

35.5

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

7,299

33.3

3,104

33.0

3,266

33.3

320

33.5

609

34.7

12 years

8,782

40.0

3,919

41.7

4,070

41.5

411

43.0

382

21.7

> 12 years

4,275

19.5

1,840

19.6

2,128

21.7

169

17.7

138

7.9

Unknown

23

0.1

5

0.1

10

0.1

3

0.3

5

0.3

MARRIED:

6,132

28.0

3,850

40.9

1,270

12.9

278

29.1

734

41.8

Yes

No

15,794

72.0

5,552

59.0

8,541

87.0

678

70.9

1,023

58.2

Unknown

2

0.0

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

8,213

37.5

3,744

39.8

3,484

35.5

353

36.9

632

36.0

1

2-3

9,710

44.3

4,169

44.3

4,283

43.7

455

47.6

803

45.7

4+

3,989

18.2

1,487

15.8

2,033

20.7

148

15.5

321

18.3

Unknown

16

0.1

3

0.0

12

0.1

0

0

1

0.1

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

16,602

75.7

7,570

80.5

7,042

71.8

712

74.5

1,278

72.7

First

Second

4,365

19.9

1,535

16.3

2,253

23.0

202

21.1

375

21.3

Third

668

3.0

204

2.2

352

3.6

31

3.2

81

4.6

No care

113

0.5

32

0.3

71

0.7

4

0.4

6

0.3

Unknown

180

0.8

62

0.7

94

1.0

7

0.7

17

1.0

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

270

1.2

88

0.9

134

1.4

8

0.8

40

2.3

Missing

Inadequate

3,175

14.5

1,033

11.0

1,678

17.1

147

15.4

317

18.0

Intermediate

1,818

8.3

653

6.9

805

8.2

66

6.9

294

16.7

Adequate

7,626

34.8

3,426

36.4

3,154

32.1

430

45.0

616

35.1

Adequate Plus

9,039

41.2

4,203

44.7

4,041

41.2

305

31.9

490

27.9

MOTHER SMOKED?

5,216

23.8

3,512

37.3

1,417

14.4

231

24.2

56

3.2

Yes

No

16,707

76.2

5,889

62.6

8,392

85.5

725

75.8

1,701

96.8

Unknown

5

0.0

2

0.0

3

0.0

0

0

0

0

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

16,230

74.0

6,994

74.4

7,168

73.1

698

73.0

1,370

78.0

Vaginal

C-Section

5,698

26.0

2,409

25.6

2,644

26.9

258

27.0

387

22.0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

20,105

91.7

9,116

96.9

9,438

96.2

906

94.8

645

36.7

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

1,008

4.6

31

0.3

7

0.1

16

1.7

954

54.3

Non-Medicaid

815

3.7

256

2.7

367

3.7

34

3.6

158

9.0

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

338

81.4

95

73.6

216

84.7

15

88.2

12

85.7

Other

77

18.6

34

26.4

39

15.3

2

11.8

2

14.3

INFANTS <2499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

1,456

57.2

441

48.6

913

64.0

40

37.0

62

60.8

Other

1,088

42.8

467

51.4

513

36.0

68

63.0

40

39.2


 

 

* 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