RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2006 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

12,068

100.0

5,259

100.0

4,249

100.0

421

100.0

2,139

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

2

0.0

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

703

5.8

308

5.9

302

7.1

16

3.8

77

3.6

1500-2499 grams

2,089

17.3

947

18.0

827

19.5

93

22.1

222

10.4

2500+ grams

9,273

76.8

4,002

76.1

3,119

73.4

312

74.1

1,840

86.0

Unknown

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

76

0.6

31

0.6

37

0.9

1

0.2

7

0.3

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

782

6.5

359

6.8

314

7.4

14

3.3

95

4.4

32-36 weeks

2,211

18.3

1,076

20.5

784

18.5

88

20.9

263

12.3

37+ weeks

8,991

74.5

3,789

72.0

3,110

73.2

318

75.5

1,774

82.9

Unknown

8

0.1

4

0.1

4

0.1

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

1,537

12.7

513

9.8

681

16.0

55

13.1

288

13.5

< 18 years

18-34 years

9,620

79.7

4,311

82.0

3,284

77.3

326

77.4

1,699

79.4

35+ years

911

7.5

435

8.3

284

6.7

40

9.5

152

7.1

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,438

11.9

297

5.6

237

5.6

37

8.8

867

40.5

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

4,003

33.2

1,525

29.0

1,621

38.2

151

35.9

706

33.0

12 years

3,934

32.6

1,861

35.4

1,569

36.9

128

30.4

376

17.6

> 12 years

2,651

22.0

1,565

29.8

810

19.1

104

24.7

172

8.0

Unknown

42

0.3

11

0.2

12

0.3

1

0.2

18

0.8

MARRIED:

4,019

33.3

2,410

45.8

621

14.6

171

40.6

817

38.2

Yes

No

8,047

66.7

2,848

54.2

3,628

85.4

250

59.4

1,321

61.8

Unknown

2

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

1

0.0

PARITY:

4,469

37.0

2,028

38.6

1,530

36.0

160

38.0

751

35.1

1

2-3

5,062

41.9

2,236

42.5

1,699

40.0

177

42.0

950

44.4

4+

2,524

20.9

992

18.9

1,013

23.8

83

19.7

436

20.4

Unknown

13

0.1

3

0.1

7

0.2

1

0.2

2

0.1

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

8,546

70.8

4,124

78.4

2,802

65.9

290

68.9

1,330

62.2

First

Second

2,538

21.0

839

16.0

997

23.5

96

22.8

606

28.3

Third

523

4.3

146

2.8

234

5.5

20

4.8

123

5.8

No care

287

2.4

90

1.7

150

3.5

8

1.9

39

1.8

Unknown

174

1.4

60

1.1

66

1.6

7

1.7

41

1.9

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

265

2.2

98

1.9

98

2.3

9

2.1

60

2.8

Missing

Inadequate

2,269

18.8

709

13.5

980

23.1

79

18.8

501

23.4

Intermediate

1,085

9.0

407

7.7

361

8.5

33

7.8

284

13.3

Adequate

3,378

28.0

1,529

29.1

1,019

24.0

130

30.9

700

32.7

Adequate Plus

5,071

42.0

2,516

47.8

1,791

42.2

170

40.4

594

27.8

MOTHER SMOKED?

2,827

23.4

1,865

35.5

802

18.9

118

28.0

42

2.0

Yes

No

9,232

76.5

3,390

64.5

3,442

81.0

303

72.0

2,097

98.0

Unknown

9

0.1

4

0.1

5

0.1

0

0

0

0

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

8,022

66.5

3,345

63.6

2,860

67.3

278

66.0

1,539

71.9

Vaginal

C-Section

4,043

33.5

1,912

36.4

1,388

32.7

143

34.0

600

28.1

Unknown

3

0.0

2

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

10,772

89.3

5,232

99.5

4,216

99.2

398

94.5

926

43.3

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

1,296

10.7

27

0.5

33

0.8

23

5.5

1,213

56.7

INFANTS 500-1499 GRAMS  - Level of Care***:

556

80.8

240

79.7

239

81.3

10

62.5

67

87.0

Level III

Other

132

19.2

61

20.3

55

18.7

6

37.5

10

13.0

INFANTS <2499 GRAMS - Level of Care***:

1,725

62.3

745

60.0

726

64.8

46

42.2

208

69.6

Level III

Other

1,044

37.7

496

40.0

394

35.2

63

57.8

91

30.4


 

                            

 

* 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