NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2014 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 80,152 100.0 76,511 95.5 17 0.0 3,624 4.5
AGE 1,562 1.9 1,495 95.7 2 0.1 65 4.2
< 20 years
20-24 years 16,686 20.8 16,018 96.0 4 0.0 664 4.0
25-34 years 47,458 59.2 45,321 95.5 9 0.0 2,128 4.5
35+ years 14,446 18.0 13,677 94.7 2 0.0 767 5.3
RACE 44,997 56.1 43,317 96.3 10 0.0 1,670 3.7
White
Black 20,474 25.5 19,040 93.0 5 0.0 1,429 7.0
American Indian 1,146 1.4 1,098 95.8 2 0.2 46 4.0
Other 13,535 16.9 13,056 96.5 0 0 479 3.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN 67,058 83.7 63,928 95.3 16 0.0 3,114 4.6
Non-Hispanic/Unknown
Hispanic 13,094 16.3 12,583 96.1 1 0.0 510 3.9
MATERNAL EDUCATION 13,826 17.2 13,058 94.4 0 0 768 5.6
Less Than High School
High School Graduate or GED 18,256 22.8 17,336 95.0 7 0.0 913 5.0
Some College 26,187 32.7 24,895 95.1 4 0.0 1,288 4.9
Bachelors Degree 14,206 17.7 13,778 97.0 1 0.0 427 3.0
Masters or PhD 7,501 9.4 7,279 97.0 0 0 222 3.0
Unknown 176 0.2 165 93.8 5 2.8 6 3.4
MARITAL STATUS 49,036 61.2 47,142 96.1 12 0.0 1,882 3.8
Married
Unmarried 31,084 38.8 29,339 94.4 5 0.0 1,740 5.6
Missing/Unknown 32 0.0 30 93.8 0 0 2 6.3
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,065 8.8 6,217 88.0 4 0.1 844 11.9
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 73,066 91.2 70,277 96.2 12 0.0 2,777 3.8
Unknown 21 0.0 17 81.0 1 4.8 3 14.3

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/)