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Indiana State Department of Health

Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Prenatal Care & Birth Weight Prenatal Care & Birth Weight

First Trimester Prenatal Care by Age & Race of Mother
Indiana, 1999

AGE OF MOTHER ALL BIRTHS FIRST TRIMESTER CARE PERCENT FIRST TRIMESTER CARE
Total White Black Total White Black Total White Black
14-Oct 165 88 74 73 44 28 44.2 50 37.8
15-17 3,528 2,684 798 2,158 1,716 420 61.2 63.9 52.6
18-19 7,608 6,173 1,349 5,233 4,336 835 68.7 70.2 61.9
20-24 24,264 20,707 3,303 17,956 15,675 2,104 74 75.7 63.7
25-29 24,833 22,315 2,034 20,963 19,144 1,445 84.4 85.8 71
30-34 16,794 15,313 1,075 14,608 13,476 795 87 88 74
35-39 7,029 6,377 499 5,984 5,490 364 85.1 86.1 72.9
40-44 1,183 1,054 105 950 869 59 80.3 82.4 56.2
45+ 55 50 4 42 37 4 76.4 74 100
Unknown 30 26 3 24 22 2 80 84.6 66.7
TOTAL 85,489 74,787 9,244 67,981 60,809 6,056 79.5 81.3 65.6

Notes: The percent for age group 45+ is based on the female population age 45-49.
The percent for the total row is based on the female population age 10-49.

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.

Percent of Births with Low Birth Weight
Indiana 1998-1999

AGE OF MOTHER ALL BIRTHS LOW BIRTH WEIGHT PERCENT LOW BIRTH WEIGHT
Total White Black Total White Black Total White Black
1989 83,201 73,350 8,950 5,531 4,331 1,142 6.6 5.9 12.8
1990 85,986 75,376 9,421 5,653 4,392 1,177 6.6 5.8 12.5
1991 85,661 75,188 9,481 5,732 4,487 1,178 6.7 6 12.4
1992 84,058 73,707 9,382 5,655 4,424 1,169 6.7 6 12.5
1993 83,775 73,406 9,314 5,870 4,591 1,207 7 6.3 13
1994 82,522 72,445 8,938 5,648 4,476 1,110 6.8 6.2 12.4
1995 82,918 73,001 8,752 6,215 4,989 1,137 7.5 6.8 13
1996 83,157 73,074 8,746 6,304 5,002 1,207 7.6 6.8 13.8
1997 83,385 73,344 8,739 6,422 5,146 1,187 7.7 7 13.6
1998 85,055 74,374 9,216 6,751 5,392 1,247 7.9 7.2 13.5
1999 85,489 74,787 9,244 6,689 5,383 1,190 7.8 7.2 12.9

Note: Low BirthWeight (LBW) is defined as less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz.).

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.