RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2010 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS:

ALL MOTHERS

 

 

TOTAL

RACE/ETHNICITY

White, Non-Hispanic

Black, Non-Hispanic

Other, Non-Hispanic

Hispanic

Births

Births

Births

Births

Births

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

TOTAL

122,302

100.0

68,496

100.0

28,926

100.0

6,150

100.0

18,730

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

261

0.2

86

0.1

142

0.5

11

0.2

22

0.1

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

1,853

1.5

818

1.2

785

2.7

68

1.1

182

1.0

1500-2499 grams

9,038

7.4

4,426

6.5

3,151

10.9

493

8.0

968

5.2

2500+ grams

111,102

90.8

63,138

92.2

24,834

85.9

5,576

90.7

17,554

93.7

Unknown

48

0.0

28

0.0

14

0.0

2

0.0

4

0.0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

849

0.7

306

0.4

428

1.5

35

0.6

80

0.4

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

1,473

1.2

696

1.0

561

1.9

51

0.8

165

0.9

32-36 weeks

10,428

8.5

5,717

8.3

2,968

10.3

469

7.6

1,274

6.8

37+ weeks

109,498

89.5

61,746

90.1

24,953

86.3

5,592

90.9

17,207

91.9

Unknown

54

0.0

31

0.0

16

0.1

3

0.0

4

0.0

MOTHER'S AGE:

3,865

3.2

1,355

2.0

1,480

5.1

161

2.6

869

4.6

< 18 years

18-34 years

102,311

83.7

57,097

83.4

24,743

85.5

4,991

81.2

15,480

82.6

35+ years

16,119

13.2

10,039

14.7

2,701

9.3

998

16.2

2,381

12.7

Unknown

7

0.0

5

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

MARRIED:

70,913

58.0

50,023

73.0

7,841

27.1

4,297

69.9

8,752

46.7

Yes

No

51,333

42.0

18,436

26.9

21,077

72.9

1,851

30.1

9,969

53.2

Unknown

56

0.0

37

0.1

8

0.0

2

0.0

9

0.0

PARITY:

42,128

34.4

25,689

37.5

9,529

32.9

2,326

37.8

4,584

24.5

1

2-3

56,908

46.5

32,119

46.9

12,543

43.4

2,857

46.5

9,389

50.1

4+

23,066

18.9

10,569

15.4

6,798

23.5

956

15.5

4,743

25.3

Unknown

200

0.2

119

0.2

56

0.2

11

0.2

14

0.1

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

83,826

68.5

46,369

67.7

19,271

66.6

4,291

69.8

13,895

74.2

Vaginal

C-Section

38,425

31.4

22,099

32.3

9,643

33.3

1,854

30.1

4,829

25.8

Unknown

51

0.0

28

0.0

12

0.0

5

0.1

6

0.0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

51,905

42.4

25,256

36.9

20,864

72.1

2,536

41.2

3,249

17.3

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

10,722

8.8

266

0.4

178

0.6

207

3.4

10,071

53.8

Non-Medicaid

59,675

48.8

42,974

62.7

7,884

27.3

3,407

55.4

5,410

28.9

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

1,367

75.9

572

72.5

601

78.6

46

69.7

148

81.8

Level III

Other

434

24.1

217

27.5

164

21.4

20

30.3

33

18.2

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

6,098

55.6

2,642

50.7

2,431

60.5

262

46.5

763

65.4

Level III

Other

4,866

44.4

2,571

49.3

1,589

39.5

302

53.5

404

34.6

 

* 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.