RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2008 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

19,475

100.0

7,512

100.0

9,402

100.0

888

100.0

1,673

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

71

0.4

13

0.2

50

0.5

4

0.5

4

0.2

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

373

1.9

108

1.4

241

2.6

12

1.4

12

0.7

1500-2499 grams

1,897

9.7

636

8.5

1,095

11.6

76

8.6

90

5.4

2500+ grams

17,125

87.9

6,751

89.9

8,011

85.2

796

89.6

1,567

93.7

Unknown

9

0.0

4

0.1

5

0.1

0

0

0

0

CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION:

184

0.9

46

0.6

124

1.3

7

0.8

7

0.4

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

303

1.6

88

1.2

189

2.0

13

1.5

13

0.8

32-36 weeks

1,822

9.4

666

8.9

971

10.3

60

6.8

125

7.5

37+ weeks

17,164

88.1

6,712

89.4

8,117

86.3

807

90.9

1,528

91.3

Unknown

2

0.0

0

0

1

0.0

1

0.1

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

2,188

11.2

751

10.0

1,106

11.8

87

9.8

244

14.6

< 18 years

18-34 years

16,500

84.7

6,449

85.8

7,958

84.6

756

85.1

1,337

79.9

35+ years

787

4.0

312

4.2

338

3.6

45

5.1

92

5.5

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,085

5.6

341

4.5

293

3.1

45

5.1

406

24.3

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

6,058

31.1

2,272

30.2

2,874

30.6

288

32.4

624

37.3

12 years

8,061

41.4

3,184

42.4

4,040

43.0

364

41.0

473

28.3

> 12 years

4,216

21.6

1,692

22.5

2,173

23.1

185

20.8

166

9.9

Unknown

55

0.3

23

0.3

22

0.2

6

0.7

4

0.2

MARRIED:

3,626

18.6

2,025

27.0

809

8.6

209

23.5

583

34.8

Yes

No

15,845

81.4

5,484

73.0

8,592

91.4

679

76.5

1,090

65.2

Unknown

4

0.0

3

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

8,294

42.6

3,375

44.9

3,936

41.9

378

42.6

605

36.2

1

2-3

7,756

39.8

2,943

39.2

3,668

39.0

373

42.0

772

46.1

4+

3,415

17.5

1,189

15.8

1,793

19.1

137

15.4

296

17.7

Unknown

10

0.1

5

0.1

5

0.1

0

0

0

0

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

14,348

73.7

5,849

77.9

6,667

70.9

588

66.2

1,244

74.4

First

Second

4,207

21.6

1,382

18.4

2,232

23.7

224

25.2

369

22.1

Third

630

3.2

192

2.6

333

3.5

53

6.0

52

3.1

No care

77

0.4

23

0.3

47

0.5

5

0.6

2

0.1

Unknown

213

1.1

66

0.9

123

1.3

18

2.0

6

0.4

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

338

1.7

98

1.3

192

2.0

23

2.6

25

1.5

Missing

Inadequate

2,890

14.8

902

12.0

1,573

16.7

165

18.6

250

14.9

Intermediate

1,717

8.8

618

8.2

834

8.9

85

9.6

180

10.8

Adequate

7,075

36.3

3,074

40.9

2,965

31.5

355

40.0

681

40.7

Adequate Plus

7,455

38.3

2,820

37.5

3,838

40.8

260

29.3

537

32.1

MOTHER SMOKED?

3,784

19.4

2,415

32.1

1,120

11.9

194

21.8

55

3.3

Yes

No

15,673

80.5

5,092

67.8

8,273

88.0

694

78.2

1,614

96.5

Unknown

18

0.1

5

0.1

9

0.1

0

0

4

0.2

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

13,786

70.8

5,257

70.0

6,593

70.1

666

75.0

1,270

75.9

Vaginal

C-Section

5,689

29.2

2,255

30.0

2,809

29.9

222

25.0

403

24.1

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

17,688

90.8

7,081

94.3

9,010

95.8

825

92.9

772

46.1

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

818

4.2

22

0.3

13

0.1

19

2.1

764

45.7

Non-Medicaid

969

5.0

409

5.4

379

4.0

44

5.0

137

8.2

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

286

77.5

75

70.8

194

81.2

7

58.3

10

83.3

Level III

Other

83

22.5

31

29.2

45

18.8

5

41.7

2

16.7

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

1,283

55.1

325

43.4

858

62.1

31

34.1

69

65.1

Level III

Other

1,044

44.9

423

56.6

524

37.9

60

65.9

37

34.9

 


 

* 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