NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2004 N.C. RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS: WOMEN AGED 18-44
WITH A HISTORY OF PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (<37 WEEKS GESTATION)

  TOTAL HISTORY OF PRETERM BIRTH
No Preterm History Prior Preterm History Unknown
BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 78,944 100.0 77,608 98.3 1,226 1.6 110 0.1
AGE 3,163 4.0 3,101 98.0 59 1.9 3 0.1
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,016 25.4 19,665 98.2 321 1.6 30 0.1
25-34 years 43,804 55.5 43,078 98.3 675 1.5 51 0.1
35+ years 11,961 15.2 11,764 98.4 171 1.4 26 0.2
RACE 2,127 2.7 2,101 98.8 23 1.1 3 0.1
Other
White 56,946 72.1 56,021 98.4 844 1.5 81 0.1
Black 18,859 23.9 18,489 98.0 344 1.8 26 0.1
American Indian 1,012 1.3 997 98.5 15 1.5 0 0
HISPANIC ORIGIN 12,025 15.2 11,887 98.9 134 1.1 4 0.0
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 66,919 84.8 65,721 98.2 1,092 1.6 106 0.2
MATERNAL EDUCATION 17,677 22.4 17,344 98.1 321 1.8 12 0.1
< High School
High School 23,420 29.7 23,041 98.4 349 1.5 30 0.1
> High School 37,665 47.7 37,055 98.4 553 1.5 57 0.2
Unknown 182 0.2 168 92.3 3 1.6 11 6.0
MARITAL STATUS 52,841 66.9 51,975 98.4 789 1.5 77 0.1
Married
Unmarried 26,093 33.1 25,625 98.2 437 1.7 31 0.1
Missing/Unknown 10 0.0 8 80.0 0 0 2 20.0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,078 9.0 6,693 94.6 359 5.1 26 0.4
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 71,851 91.0 70,900 98.7 867 1.2 84 0.1
Unknown 15 0.0 15 100.0 0 0 0 0

Note: Numerator and Denominator Only Include Women who have had a Previous Delivery
PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS (www.schs.state.nc.us/schs/)