NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2009 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 83,016 100.0 81,764 98.5 1,141 1.4 111 0.1
AGE 3,236 3.9 3,191 98.6 40 1.2 5 0.2
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,120 24.2 19,812 98.5 289 1.4 19 0.1
25-34 years 46,033 55.5 45,341 98.5 624 1.4 68 0.1
35+ years 13,627 16.4 13,420 98.5 188 1.4 19 0.1
RACE 2,810 3.4 2,760 98.2 45 1.6 5 0.2
Other
White 58,726 70.7 57,902 98.6 738 1.3 86 0.1
Black 20,331 24.5 19,963 98.2 348 1.7 20 0.1
American Indian 1,149 1.4 1,139 99.1 10 0.9 0 0
HISPANIC ORIGIN 14,847 17.9 14,680 98.9 165 1.1 2 0.0
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 68,169 82.1 67,084 98.4 976 1.4 109 0.2
MATERNAL EDUCATION 18,155 21.9 17,863 98.4 272 1.5 20 0.1
< High School
High School 23,961 28.9 23,569 98.4 358 1.5 34 0.1
> High School 40,563 48.9 40,006 98.6 503 1.2 54 0.1
Unknown 337 0.4 326 96.7 8 2.4 3 0.9
MARITAL STATUS 50,891 61.3 50,170 98.6 652 1.3 69 0.1
Married
Unmarried 32,105 38.7 31,575 98.3 489 1.5 41 0.1
Missing/Unknown 20 0.0 19 95.0 0 0 1 5.0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,579 9.1 7,237 95.5 329 4.3 13 0.2
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 75,421 90.9 74,512 98.8 812 1.1 97 0.1
Unknown 16 0.0 15 93.8 0 0 1 6.3

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/)