RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2009 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

19,531

100.0

7,502

100.0

9,270

100.0

913

100.0

1,846

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

56

0.3

10

0.1

41

0.4

2

0.2

3

0.2

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

413

2.1

107

1.4

270

2.9

22

2.4

14

0.8

1500-2499 grams

1,804

9.2

599

8.0

1,024

11.0

76

8.3

105

5.7

2500+ grams

17,254

88.3

6,786

90.5

7,932

85.6

813

89.0

1,723

93.3

Unknown

4

0.0

0

0

3

0.0

0

0

1

0.1

CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION:

183

0.9

37

0.5

129

1.4

11

1.2

6

0.3

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

297

1.5

84

1.1

180

1.9

12

1.3

21

1.1

32-36 weeks

1,774

9.1

641

8.5

950

10.2

78

8.5

105

5.7

37+ weeks

17,276

88.5

6,739

89.8

8,011

86.4

812

88.9

1,714

92.8

Unknown

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

1,810

9.3

594

7.9

873

9.4

92

10.1

251

13.6

< 18 years

18-34 years

16,903

86.5

6,550

87.3

8,066

87.0

798

87.4

1,489

80.7

35+ years

818

4.2

358

4.8

331

3.6

23

2.5

106

5.7

MOTHER'S EDUCATION:

1,068

5.5

308

4.1

232

2.5

58

6.4

470

25.5

< 9 years

9 - 11 years

5,795

29.7

2,145

28.6

2,719

29.3

297

32.5

634

34.3

12 years

8,026

41.1

3,163

42.2

3,992

43.1

363

39.8

508

27.5

> 12 years

4,574

23.4

1,868

24.9

2,287

24.7

191

20.9

228

12.4

Unknown

68

0.3

18

0.2

40

0.4

4

0.4

6

0.3

MARRIED:

3,648

18.7

2,095

27.9

710

7.7

203

22.2

640

34.7

Yes

No

15,882

81.3

5,407

72.1

8,559

92.3

710

77.8

1,206

65.3

Unknown

1

0.0

0

0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

8,242

42.2

3,346

44.6

3,853

41.6

389

42.6

654

35.4

1

2-3

7,870

40.3

3,000

40.0

3,653

39.4

383

41.9

834

45.2

4+

3,391

17.4

1,140

15.2

1,756

18.9

140

15.3

355

19.2

Unknown

28

0.1

16

0.2

8

0.1

1

0.1

3

0.2

TRIMESTER CARE BEGAN:

14,933

76.5

6,055

80.7

6,811

73.5

681

74.6

1,386

75.1

First

Second

3,820

19.6

1,211

16.1

2,031

21.9

189

20.7

389

21.1

Third

466

2.4

128

1.7

273

2.9

24

2.6

41

2.2

No care

75

0.4

16

0.2

51

0.6

4

0.4

4

0.2

Unknown

237

1.2

92

1.2

104

1.1

15

1.6

26

1.4

KOTELCHUCK INDEX:

370

1.9

139

1.9

171

1.8

20

2.2

40

2.2

Missing

Inadequate

2,441

12.5

734

9.8

1,332

14.4

125

13.7

250

13.5

Intermediate

1,451

7.4

481

6.4

716

7.7

96

10.5

158

8.6

Adequate

7,174

36.7

3,099

41.3

2,945

31.8

393

43.0

737

39.9

Adequate Plus

8,095

41.4

3,049

40.6

4,106

44.3

279

30.6

661

35.8

MOTHER SMOKED?

3,726

19.1

2,364

31.5

1,133

12.2

182

19.9

47

2.5

Yes

No

15,771

80.7

5,126

68.3

8,119

87.6

730

80.0

1,796

97.3

Unknown

34

0.2

12

0.2

18

0.2

1

0.1

3

0.2

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

13,660

69.9

5,279

70.4

6,342

68.4

664

72.7

1,375

74.5

Vaginal

C-Section

5,869

30.0

2,221

29.6

2,928

31.6

249

27.3

471

25.5

Unknown

2

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

17,617

90.2

7,036

93.8

8,900

96.0

850

93.1

831

45.0

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

967

5.0

32

0.4

8

0.1

32

3.5

895

48.5

Non-Medicaid

947

4.8

434

5.8

362

3.9

31

3.4

120

6.5

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

319

77.8

83

77.6

211

78.7

14

66.7

11

78.6

Level III

Other

91

22.2

24

22.4

57

21.3

7

33.3

3

21.4

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

1,326

58.5

381

53.4

835

62.6

38

38.8

72

59.5

Level III

Other

940

41.5

333

46.6

498

37.4

60

61.2

49

40.5

 


 

* 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