RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2007 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

19,497

100.0

7,807

100.0

9,189

100.0

902

100.0

1,599

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

66

0.3

19

0.2

44

0.5

2

0.2

1

0.1

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

364

1.9

101

1.3

238

2.6

10

1.1

15

0.9

1500-2499 grams

1,886

9.7

658

8.4

1,068

11.6

75

8.3

85

5.3

2500+ grams

17,178

88.1

7,028

90.0

7,837

85.3

815

90.4

1,498

93.7

Unknown

3

0.0

1

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

183

0.9

45

0.6

128

1.4

3

0.3

7

0.4

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

270

1.4

84

1.1

167

1.8

12

1.3

7

0.4

32-36 weeks

1,896

9.7

755

9.7

951

10.3

67

7.4

123

7.7

37+ weeks

17,145

87.9

6,922

88.7

7,941

86.4

820

90.9

1,462

91.4

Unknown

3

0.0

1

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

2,104

10.8

686

8.8

1,082

11.8

99

11.0

237

14.8

< 18 years

18-34 years

16,644

85.4

6,823

87.4

7,765

84.5

779

86.4

1,277

79.9

35+ years

749

3.8

298

3.8

342

3.7

24

2.7

85

5.3

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,142

5.9

341

4.4

275

3.0

58

6.4

468

29.3

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

6,183

31.7

2,439

31.2

2,887

31.4

293

32.5

564

35.3

12 years

7,919

40.6

3,258

41.7

3,900

42.4

360

39.9

401

25.1

> 12 years

4,206

21.6

1,763

22.6

2,097

22.8

188

20.8

158

9.9

Unknown

47

0.2

6

0.1

30

0.3

3

0.3

8

0.5

MARRIED:

3,883

19.9

2,265

29.0

852

9.3

211

23.4

555

34.7

Yes

No

15,613

80.1

5,542

71.0

8,336

90.7

691

76.6

1,044

65.3

Unknown

1

0.0

0

0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

8,122

41.7

3,453

44.2

3,680

40.0

394

43.7

595

37.2

1

2-3

7,927

40.7

3,168

40.6

3,655

39.8

376

41.7

728

45.5

4+

3,432

17.6

1,183

15.2

1,842

20.0

132

14.6

275

17.2

Unknown

16

0.1

3

0.0

12

0.1

0

0

1

0.1

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

14,136

72.5

5,988

76.7

6,410

69.8

620

68.7

1,118

69.9

First

Second

4,388

22.5

1,517

19.4

2,246

24.4

215

23.8

410

25.6

Third

640

3.3

208

2.7

332

3.6

45

5.0

55

3.4

No care

104

0.5

28

0.4

66

0.7

4

0.4

6

0.4

Unknown

229

1.2

66

0.8

135

1.5

18

2.0

10

0.6

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

357

1.8

111

1.4

189

2.1

22

2.4

35

2.2

Missing

Inadequate

3,084

15.8

1,011

12.9

1,659

18.1

143

15.9

271

16.9

Intermediate

1,666

8.5

609

7.8

803

8.7

83

9.2

171

10.7

Adequate

6,527

33.5

2,911

37.3

2,638

28.7

371

41.1

607

38.0

Adequate Plus

7,863

40.3

3,165

40.5

3,900

42.4

283

31.4

515

32.2

MOTHER SMOKED?

4,127

21.2

2,633

33.7

1,221

13.3

208

23.1

65

4.1

Yes

No

15,350

78.7

5,167

66.2

7,958

86.6

691

76.6

1,534

95.9

Unknown

20

0.1

7

0.1

10

0.1

3

0.3

0

0

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

13,776

70.7

5,482

70.2

6,445

70.1

664

73.6

1,185

74.1

Vaginal

C-Section

5,718

29.3

2,325

29.8

2,743

29.9

237

26.3

413

25.8

Unknown

3

0.0

0

0

1

0.0

1

0.1

1

0.1

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

17,676

90.7

7,310

93.6

8,813

95.9

852

94.5

701

43.8

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

817

4.2

15

0.2

7

0.1

21

2.3

774

48.4

Non-Medicaid

1,004

5.1

482

6.2

369

4.0

29

3.2

124

7.8

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

 

279

 

 

77.5

 

 

78

 

 

78.8

 

 

186

 

 

78.8

 

 

5

 

 

50.0

 

 

10

 

 

66.7

Level III

Other

81

22.5

21

21.2

50

21.2

5

50.0

5

33.3

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

1,271

55.1

370

47.9

813

60.4

24

27.6

64

63.4

Level III

Other

1,035

44.9

402

52.1

533

39.6

63

72.4

37

36.6


 

                            

 

* 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