NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2006 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 84,113 100.0 82,705 98.3 1,322 1.6 86 0.1
AGE 3,351 4.0 3,293 98.3 54 1.6 4 0.1
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,800 24.7 20,461 98.4 316 1.5 23 0.1
25-34 years 46,443 55.2 45,649 98.3 746 1.6 48 0.1
35+ years 13,519 16.1 13,302 98.4 206 1.5 11 0.1
RACE 2,501 3.0 2,465 98.6 31 1.2 5 0.2
Other
White 60,188 71.6 59,248 98.4 878 1.5 62 0.1
Black 20,280 24.1 19,857 97.9 405 2.0 18 0.1
American Indian 1,144 1.4 1,135 99.2 8 0.7 1 0.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN 14,968 17.8 14,788 98.8 170 1.1 10 0.1
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 69,145 82.2 67,917 98.2 1,152 1.7 76 0.1
MATERNAL EDUCATION 19,621 23.3 19,298 98.4 301 1.5 22 0.1
< High School
High School 24,166 28.7 23,715 98.1 426 1.8 25 0.1
> High School 40,095 47.7 39,471 98.4 592 1.5 32 0.1
Unknown 231 0.3 221 95.7 3 1.3 7 3.0
MARITAL STATUS 53,606 63.7 52,756 98.4 796 1.5 54 0.1
Married
Unmarried 30,493 36.3 29,941 98.2 526 1.7 26 0.1
Missing/Unknown 14 0.0 8 57.1 0 0 6 42.9
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,667 9.1 7,260 94.7 393 5.1 14 0.2
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 76,431 90.9 75,430 98.7 929 1.2 72 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/)