NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2015 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 80,505 100.0 76,292 94.8 5 0.0 4,208 5.2
AGE 1,498 1.9 1,449 96.7 0 0 49 3.3
< 20 years
20-24 years 16,066 20.0 15,293 95.2 1 0.0 772 4.8
25-34 years 48,166 59.8 45,661 94.8 4 0.0 2,501 5.2
35+ years 14,775 18.4 13,889 94.0 0 0 886 6.0
RACE 45,495 56.5 43,544 95.7 3 0.0 1,948 4.3
White
Black 20,424 25.4 18,772 91.9 1 0.0 1,651 8.1
American Indian 1,195 1.5 1,134 94.9 1 0.1 60 5.0
Other 13,391 16.6 12,842 95.9 0 0 549 4.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN 67,256 83.5 63,613 94.6 5 0.0 3,638 5.4
Non-Hispanic/Unknown
Hispanic 13,249 16.5 12,679 95.7 0 0 570 4.3
MATERNAL EDUCATION 13,197 16.4 12,330 93.4 0 0 867 6.6
Less Than High School
High School Graduate or GED 18,434 22.9 17,366 94.2 2 0.0 1,066 5.8
Some College 26,535 33.0 25,074 94.5 3 0.0 1,458 5.5
Bachelors Degree 14,212 17.7 13,689 96.3 0 0 523 3.7
Masters or PhD 7,904 9.8 7,619 96.4 0 0 285 3.6
Unknown 223 0.3 214 96.0 0 0 9 4.0
MARITAL STATUS 49,111 61.0 46,974 95.6 5 0.0 2,132 4.3
Married
Unmarried 31,372 39.0 29,296 93.4 0 0 2,076 6.6
Missing/Unknown 22 0.0 22 100.0 0 0 0 0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,240 9.0 6,242 86.2 1 0.0 997 13.8
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 73,251 91.0 70,039 95.6 4 0.0 3,208 4.4
Unknown 14 0.0 11 78.6 0 0 3 21.4

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/)