RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2004 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

11,143

100.0

5,135

100.0

4,028

100.0

378

100.0

1,602

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

5

0.0

2

0.0

3

0.1

0

0

0

0

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

652

5.9

280

5.5

294

7.3

12

3.2

66

4.1

1500-2499 grams

2,002

18.0

931

18.1

807

20.0

81

21.4

183

11.4

2500+ grams

8,478

76.1

3,919

76.3

2,922

72.5

285

75.4

1,352

84.4

Unknown

6

0.1

3

0.1

2

0.0

0

0

1

0.1

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

116

1.0

38

0.7

63

1.6

3

0.8

12

0.7

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

641

5.8

297

5.8

260

6.5

16

4.2

68

4.2

32-36 weeks

2,131

19.1

1,060

20.6

777

19.3

65

17.2

229

14.3

37+ weeks

8,247

74.0

3,737

72.8

2,925

72.6

294

77.8

1,291

80.6

Unknown

8

0.1

3

0.1

3

0.1

0

0

2

0.1

MOTHER'S AGE:

1,448

13.0

512

10.0

642

15.9

62

16.4

232

14.5

< 18 years

18-34 years

8,883

79.7

4,210

82.0

3,104

77.1

286

75.7

1,283

80.1

35+ years

812

7.3

413

8.0

282

7.0

30

7.9

87

5.4

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,246

11.2

301

5.9

240

6.0

35

9.3

670

41.8

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

3,714

33.3

1,551

30.2

1,512

37.5

129

34.1

522

32.6

12 years

3,733

33.5

1,826

35.6

1,492

37.0

118

31.2

297

18.5

> 12 years

2,423

21.7

1,447

28.2

778

19.3

94

24.9

104

6.5

Unknown

27

0.2

10

0.2

6

0.1

2

0.5

9

0.6

MARRIED:

4,029

36.2

2,605

50.7

666

16.5

140

37.0

618

38.6

Yes

No

7,110

63.8

2,527

49.2

3,362

83.5

238

63.0

983

61.4

Unknown

4

0.0

3

0.1

0

0

0

0

1

0.1

PARITY:

4,132

37.1

1,996

38.9

1,398

34.7

148

39.2

590

36.8

1

2-3

4,688

42.1

2,172

42.3

1,612

40.0

174

46.0

730

45.6

4+

2,310

20.7

961

18.7

1,014

25.2

56

14.8

279

17.4

Unknown

13

0.1

6

0.1

4

0.1

0

0

3

0.2

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

8,105

72.7

4,121

80.3

2,671

66.3

281

74.3

1,032

64.4

First

Second

2,185

19.6

751

14.6

945

23.5

80

21.2

409

25.5

Third

458

4.1

142

2.8

195

4.8

10

2.6

111

6.9

No care

269

2.4

78

1.5

151

3.7

6

1.6

34

2.1

Unknown

126

1.1

43

0.8

66

1.6

1

0.3

16

1.0

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

196

1.8

77

1.5

84

2.1

2

0.5

33

2.1

Missing

Inadequate

1,985

17.8

631

12.3

902

22.4

66

17.5

386

24.1

Intermediate

844

7.6

303

5.9

309

7.7

35

9.3

197

12.3

Adequate

2,962

26.6

1,377

26.8

976

24.2

119

31.5

490

30.6

Adequate Plus

5,156

46.3

2,747

53.5

1,757

43.6

156

41.3

496

31.0

MOTHER SMOKED?

2,732

24.5

1,814

35.3

761

18.9

108

28.6

49

3.1

Yes

No

8,401

75.4

3,315

64.6

3,264

81.0

270

71.4

1,552

96.9

Unknown

10

0.1

6

0.1

3

0.1

0

0

1

0.1

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

7,488

67.2

3,350

65.2

2,705

67.2

268

70.9

1,165

72.7

Vaginal

C-Section

3,652

32.8

1,783

34.7

1,322

32.8

110

29.1

437

27.3

Unknown

3

0.0

2

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

7,341

65.9

3,447

67.1

3,364

83.5

267

70.6

263

16.4

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

926

8.3

33

0.6

25

0.6

8

2.1

860

53.7

Non-Medicaid

2,876

25.8

1,655

32.2

639

15.9

103

27.2

479

29.9

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

531

82.2

220

79.1

249

85.9

8

66.7

54

81.8

Other

115

17.8

58

20.9

41

14.1

4

33.3

12

18.2

INFANTS <2499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

1,697

64.3

748

62.3

729

66.5

44

47.3

176

70.7

Other

942

35.7

453

37.7

367

33.5

49

52.7

73

29.3


 

 

 

 

* 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