NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2012 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 Unknown Prior Preterm History
BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 78,628 100.0 75,813 96.4 353 0.4 2,462 3.1
AGE 2,019 2.6 1,958 97.0 6 0.3 55 2.7
< 20 years
20-24 years 17,900 22.8 17,212 96.2 84 0.5 604 3.4
25-34 years 45,204 57.5 43,632 96.5 211 0.5 1,361 3.0
35+ years 13,505 17.2 13,011 96.3 52 0.4 442 3.3
RACE 44,002 56.0 42,485 96.6 259 0.6 1,258 2.9
White
Black 19,534 24.8 18,620 95.3 80 0.4 834 4.3
American Indian 1,139 1.4 1,102 96.8 0 0 37 3.2
Other 13,953 17.7 13,606 97.5 14 0.1 333 2.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN 65,244 83.0 62,777 96.2 343 0.5 2,124 3.3
Non-Hispanic/Unknown
Hispanic 13,384 17.0 13,036 97.4 10 0.1 338 2.5
MATERNAL EDUCATION 15,526 19.7 14,909 96.0 32 0.2 585 3.8
Less Than High School
High School Graduate or GED 17,826 22.7 17,128 96.1 89 0.5 609 3.4
Some College 24,565 31.2 23,732 96.6 10 0.0 823 3.4
Bachelors Degree 13,468 17.1 13,178 97.8 6 0.0 284 2.1
Masters or PhD 6,929 8.8 6,772 97.7 1 0.0 156 2.3
Unknown 314 0.4 94 29.9 215 68.5 5 1.6
MARITAL STATUS 48,615 61.8 46,999 96.7 236 0.5 1,380 2.8
Married
Unmarried 29,844 38.0 28,657 96.0 110 0.4 1,077 3.6
Missing/Unknown 169 0.2 157 92.9 7 4.1 5 3.0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 6,858 8.7 6,291 91.7 51 0.7 516 7.5
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 71,739 91.2 69,493 96.9 302 0.4 1,944 2.7
Unknown 31 0.0 29 93.5 0 0 2 6.5

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/)