RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2010 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

17,657

100.0

6,832

100.0

8,342

100.0

893

100.0

1,590

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

54

0.3

15

0.2

35

0.4

0

0

4

0.3

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

350

2.0

98

1.4

234

2.8

9

1.0

9

0.6

1500-2499 grams

1,676

9.5

565

8.3

951

11.4

77

8.6

83

5.2

2500+ grams

15,569

88.2

6,152

90.0

7,116

85.3

807

90.4

1,494

94.0

Unknown

8

0.0

2

0.0

6

0.1

0

0

0

0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

166

0.9

46

0.7

112

1.3

2

0.2

6

0.4

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

258

1.5

75

1.1

161

1.9

11

1.2

11

0.7

32-36 weeks

1,617

9.2

600

8.8

848

10.2

76

8.5

93

5.8

37+ weeks

15,613

88.4

6,110

89.4

7,220

86.5

803

89.9

1,480

93.1

Unknown

3

0.0

1

0.0

1

0.0

1

0.1

0

0

MOTHER'S AGE:

1,511

8.6

464

6.8

742

8.9

88

9.9

217

13.6

< 18 years

18-34 years

15,390

87.2

6,080

89.0

7,291

87.4

753

84.3

1,266

79.6

35+ years

756

4.3

288

4.2

309

3.7

52

5.8

107

6.7

MARRIED:

3,441

19.5

1,985

29.1

677

8.1

229

25.6

550

34.6

Yes

No

14,214

80.5

4,845

70.9

7,665

91.9

664

74.4

1,040

65.4

Unknown

2

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

PARITY:

7,420

42.0

3,073

45.0

3,372

40.4

400

44.8

575

36.2

1

2-3

7,116

40.3

2,710

39.7

3,348

40.1

352

39.4

706

44.4

4+

3,099

17.6

1,041

15.2

1,612

19.3

141

15.8

305

19.2

Unknown

22

0.1

8

0.1

10

0.1

0

0

4

0.3

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

12,417

70.3

4,752

69.6

5,788

69.4

671

75.1

1,206

75.8

Vaginal

C-Section

5,234

29.6

2,077

30.4

2,552

30.6

221

24.7

384

24.2

Unknown

6

0.0

3

0.0

2

0.0

1

0.1

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

16,141

91.4

6,423

94.0

8,008

96.0

841

94.2

869

54.7

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

683

3.9

15

0.2

9

0.1

17

1.9

642

40.4

Non-Medicaid

833

4.7

394

5.8

325

3.9

35

3.9

79

5.0

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

249

71.6

66

67.3

171

73.7

5

55.6

7

77.8

Level III

Other

99

28.4

32

32.7

61

26.3

4

44.4

2

22.2

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

1,164

56.2

333

49.4

740

60.8

33

38.4

58

60.4

Level III

Other

909

43.8

341

50.6

477

39.2

53

61.6

38

39.6

 


 

* 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.