RISK FACTORS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR

2010 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS:

MEDICAID MOTHERS

 

 

TOTAL

RACE/ETHNICITY

White, Non-Hispanic

Black, Non-Hispanic

Other, Non-Hispanic

Hispanic

Births

Births

Births

Births

Births

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

TOTAL

62,627

100.0

25,522

100.0

21,042

100.0

2,743

100.0

13,320

100.0

RESIDENT BIRTHS

BIRTHWEIGHT GROUP:

151

0.2

39

0.2

96

0.5

4

0.1

12

0.1

< 500 grams

500-1499 grams

1,082

1.7

359

1.4

576

2.7

33

1.2

114

0.9

1500-2499 grams

5,216

8.3

1,948

7.6

2,348

11.2

226

8.2

694

5.2

2500+ grams

56,162

89.7

23,168

90.8

18,016

85.6

2,480

90.4

12,498

93.8

Unknown

16

0.0

8

0.0

6

0.0

0

0

2

0.0

WEEKS OF GESTATION:

500

0.8

136

0.5

297

1.4

17

0.6

50

0.4

< 27 weeks

27-31 weeks

845

1.3

292

1.1

418

2.0

27

1.0

108

0.8

32-36 weeks

5,479

8.7

2,213

8.7

2,173

10.3

223

8.1

870

6.5

37+ weeks

55,787

89.1

22,878

89.6

18,144

86.2

2,475

90.2

12,290

92.3

Unknown

16

0.0

3

0.0

10

0.0

1

0.0

2

0.0

MOTHER'S AGE:

3,453

5.5

1,182

4.6

1,380

6.6

152

5.5

739

5.5

< 18 years

18-34 years

54,698

87.3

22,753

89.2

18,505

87.9

2,343

85.4

11,097

83.3

35+ years

4,475

7.1

1,586

6.2

1,157

5.5

248

9.0

1,484

11.1

Unknown

1

0.0

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

MARRIED:

19,563

31.2

10,518

41.2

2,812

13.4

1,133

41.3

5,100

38.3

Yes

No

43,049

68.7

14,994

58.7

18,227

86.6

1,610

58.7

8,218

61.7

Unknown

15

0.0

10

0.0

3

0.0

0

0

2

0.0

PARITY:

20,784

33.2

9,517

37.3

7,149

34.0

957

34.9

3,161

23.7

1

2-3

28,139

44.9

11,319

44.3

8,889

42.2

1,248

45.5

6,683

50.2

4+

13,635

21.8

4,660

18.3

4,972

23.6

536

19.5

3,467

26.0

Unknown

69

0.1

26

0.1

32

0.2

2

0.1

9

0.1

METHOD OF DELIVERY:

44,295

70.7

17,809

69.8

14,400

68.4

2,041

74.4

10,045

75.4

Vaginal

C-Section

18,323

29.3

7,706

30.2

6,640

31.6

702

25.6

3,275

24.6

Unknown

9

0.0

7

0.0

2

0.0

0

0

0

0

MOTHER'S MEDICAID STATUS

51,905

82.9

25,256

99.0

20,864

99.2

2,536

92.5

3,249

24.4

Prenatal Medicaid*

Emergency Medicaid**

10,722

17.1

266

1.0

178

0.8

207

7.5

10,071

75.6

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

816

75.6

253

70.7

447

77.9

23

69.7

93

81.6

Level III

Other

263

24.4

105

29.3

127

22.1

10

30.3

21

18.4

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

3,633

56.6

1,130

48.6

1,822

60.4

126

48.1

555

67.7

Level III

Other

2,788

43.4

1,194

51.4

1,193

39.6

136

51.9

265

32.3

 


 

* 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.