RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2007 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

11,853

100.0

5,248

100.0

4,191

100.0

464

100.0

1,950

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

5

0.0

4

0.1

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

721

6.1

284

5.4

336

8.0

23

5.0

78

4.0

1500-2499 grams

2,063

17.4

911

17.4

827

19.7

85

18.3

240

12.3

2500+ grams

9,058

76.4

4,047

77.1

3,025

72.2

356

76.7

1,630

83.6

Unknown

6

0.1

2

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

2

0.1

CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION:

71

0.6

23

0.4

40

1.0

1

0.2

7

0.4

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

857

7.2

382

7.3

351

8.4

34

7.3

90

4.6

32-36 weeks

2,079

17.5

976

18.6

769

18.3

80

17.2

254

13.0

37+ weeks

8,840

74.6

3,865

73.6

3,030

72.3

349

75.2

1,596

81.8

Unknown

6

0.1

2

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

3

0.2

MOTHER'S AGE:

1,554

13.1

514

9.8

680

16.2

45

9.7

315

16.2

< 18 years

18-34 years

9,481

80.0

4,319

82.3

3,279

78.2

382

82.3

1,501

77.0

35+ years

818

6.9

415

7.9

232

5.5

37

8.0

134

6.9

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,259

10.6

258

4.9

205

4.9

51

11.0

745

38.2

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

3,888

32.8

1,523

29.0

1,544

36.8

161

34.7

660

33.8

12 years

3,989

33.7

1,892

36.1

1,552

37.0

155

33.4

390

20.0

> 12 years

2,673

22.6

1,561

29.7

875

20.9

96

20.7

141

7.2

Unknown

44

0.4

14

0.3

15

0.4

1

0.2

14

0.7

MARRIED:

3,720

31.4

2,292

43.7

583

13.9

165

35.6

680

34.9

Yes

No

8,133

68.6

2,956

56.3

3,608

86.1

299

64.4

1,270

65.1

PARITY:

4,492

37.9

2,037

38.8

1,549

37.0

174

37.5

732

37.5

1

2-3

4,778

40.3

2,155

41.1

1,597

38.1

200

43.1

826

42.4

4+

2,574

21.7

1,053

20.1

1,042

24.9

90

19.4

389

19.9

Unknown

9

0.1

3

0.1

3

0.1

0

0

3

0.2

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

8,200

69.2

4,026

76.7

2,665

63.6

298

64.2

1,211

62.1

First

Second

2,590

21.9

896

17.1

1,039

24.8

111

23.9

544

27.9

Third

573

4.8

171

3.3

250

6.0

28

6.0

124

6.4

No care

299

2.5

90

1.7

154

3.7

12

2.6

43

2.2

Unknown

191

1.6

65

1.2

83

2.0

15

3.2

28

1.4

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

317

2.7

113

2.2

125

3.0

19

4.1

60

3.1

Missing

Inadequate

2,337

19.7

727

13.9

1,038

24.8

104

22.4

468

24.0

Intermediate

974

8.2

377

7.2

328

7.8

40

8.6

229

11.7

Adequate

3,278

27.7

1,563

29.8

973

23.2

133

28.7

609

31.2

Adequate Plus

4,947

41.7

2,468

47.0

1,727

41.2

168

36.2

584

29.9

MOTHER SMOKED?

2,761

23.3

1,828

34.8

760

18.1

128

27.6

45

2.3

Yes

No

9,081

76.6

3,417

65.1

3,426

81.7

336

72.4

1,902

97.5

Unknown

11

0.1

3

0.1

5

0.1

0

0

3

0.2

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

7,861

66.3

3,397

64.7

2,730

65.1

321

69.2

1,413

72.5

Vaginal

C-Section

3,992

33.7

1,851

35.3

1,461

34.9

143

30.8

537

27.5

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

7,791

65.7

3,675

70.0

3,470

82.8

329

70.9

317

16.3

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

1,229

10.4

39

0.7

34

0.8

31

6.7

1,125

57.7

Non-Medicaid

2,833

23.9

1,534

29.2

687

16.4

104

22.4

508

26.1

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

593

83.1

225

79.8

281

84.6

17

77.3

70

89.7

Level III

Other

121

16.9

57

20.2

51

15.4

5

22.7

8

10.3

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

1,741

63.0

701

59.1

743

64.4

55

51.4

242

76.1

Level III

Other

1,023

37.0

485

40.9

410

35.6

52

48.6

76

23.9

 

* 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