RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2004 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

20,419

100.0

8,566

100.0

9,255

100.0

803

100.0

1,795

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

55

0.3

7

0.1

44

0.5

2

0.2

2

0.1

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

414

2.0

137

1.6

245

2.6

15

1.9

17

0.9

1500-2499 grams

1,975

9.7

718

8.4

1,080

11.7

69

8.6

108

6.0

2500+ grams

17,970

88.0

7,702

89.9

7,884

85.2

717

89.3

1,667

92.9

Unknown

5

0.0

2

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

1

0.1

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

185

0.9

45

0.5

125

1.4

9

1.1

6

0.3

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

330

1.6

128

1.5

182

2.0

9

1.1

11

0.6

32-36 weeks

2,130

10.4

883

10.3

1,043

11.3

61

7.6

143

8.0

37+ weeks

17,772

87.0

7,508

87.6

7,905

85.4

724

90.2

1,635

91.1

Unknown

2

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

2,172

10.6

774

9.0

1,116

12.1

88

11.0

194

10.8

< 18 years

18-34 years

17,387

85.2

7,442

86.9

7,749

83.7

680

84.7

1,516

84.5

35+ years

860

4.2

350

4.1

390

4.2

35

4.4

85

4.7

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,425

7.0

470

5.5

310

3.3

47

5.9

598

33.3

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

6,750

33.1

2,766

32.3

3,050

33.0

282

35.1

652

36.3

12 years

8,223

40.3

3,664

42.8

3,841

41.5

322

40.1

396

22.1

> 12 years

3,983

19.5

1,652

19.3

2,040

22.0

148

18.4

143

8.0

Unknown

38

0.2

14

0.2

14

0.2

4

0.5

6

0.3

MARRIED:

5,162

25.3

3,138

36.6

1,067

11.5

225

28.0

732

40.8

Yes

No

15,254

74.7

5,426

63.3

8,188

88.5

577

71.9

1,063

59.2

Unknown

3

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

1

0.1

0

0

PARITY:

7,873

38.6

3,524

41.1

3,383

36.6

334

41.6

632

35.2

1

2-3

8,767

42.9

3,668

42.8

3,914

42.3

356

44.3

829

46.2

4+

3,765

18.4

1,368

16.0

1,950

21.1

113

14.1

334

18.6

Unknown

14

0.1

6

0.1

8

0.1

0

0

0

0

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

15,357

75.2

6,846

79.9

6,618

71.5

598

74.5

1,295

72.1

First

Second

4,202

20.6

1,443

16.8

2,172

23.5

174

21.7

413

23.0

Third

619

3.0

197

2.3

327

3.5

25

3.1

70

3.9

No care

91

0.4

23

0.3

62

0.7

3

0.4

3

0.2

Unknown

150

0.7

57

0.7

76

0.8

3

0.4

14

0.8

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

259

1.3

91

1.1

126

1.4

3

0.4

39

2.2

Missing

Inadequate

2,929

14.3

954

11.1

1,549

16.7

120

14.9

306

17.0

Intermediate

1,653

8.1

567

6.6

690

7.5

63

7.8

333

18.6

Adequate

6,663

32.6

2,964

34.6

2,745

29.7

344

42.8

610

34.0

Adequate Plus

8,915

43.7

3,990

46.6

4,145

44.8

273

34.0

507

28.2

MOTHER SMOKED?

4,787

23.4

3,204

37.4

1,333

14.4

195

24.3

55

3.1

Yes

No

15,621

76.5

5,359

62.6

7,914

85.5

608

75.7

1,740

96.9

Unknown

11

0.1

3

0.0

8

0.1

0

0

0

0

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

14,816

72.6

6,263

73.1

6,600

71.3

574

71.5

1,379

76.8

Vaginal

C-Section

5,601

27.4

2,302

26.9

2,654

28.7

229

28.5

416

23.2

Unknown

2

0.0

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

18,218

89.2

8,022

93.6

8,837

95.5

752

93.6

607

33.8

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

1,065

5.2

32

0.4

14

0.2

19

2.4

1,000

55.7

Non-Medicaid

1,136

5.6

512

6.0

404

4.4

32

4.0

188

10.5

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

325

78.7

100

73.5

200

81.6

11

73.3

14

82.4

Other

88

21.3

36

26.5

45

18.4

4

26.7

3

17.6

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS

- Level of Care***:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level III

325

78.7

100

73.5

200

81.6

11

73.3

14

82.4

Other

88

21.3

36

26.5

45

18.4

4

26.7

3

17.6


 

 

 

 

* 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