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Indiana State Department of Health

Maternal & Child Health (MCH) > Statistics by County > MCH County Wide Statistics - Benton MCH County Wide Statistics - Benton

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 0 2 1 0 2 1 0
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 0 2 1 1 0 1 0
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
# Infant Deaths 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Natality              
# Pregnancies 113 122 132 142 125 118 115
# Live Births 107 115 118 135 118 110 104
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 27 29 31 38 31 32 39
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 22 16 19 33 22 26 22
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 20.6 13.9 16.1 24.4 18.6 23.6 21.2
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 10 15 11 15 13 10 16
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 8 5 6 11 8 5 6
    County Percent 7.5 4.3 5.1 8.1 6.8 4.5 5.8
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 10 11 5 11 13 7 6
    County Percent 9.3 9.6 4.2 8.1 6.8 6.4 5.8
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 86 102 100 116 99 89 70
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 80.4 88.7 84.7 85.9 83.9 80.9 67.3
Notes:
Preterm = Less than 37 weeks gestation; PNC = Prenatal care

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, HHOSC, Maternal and Child Health, and Children's Special Health Care Services.  Original data from: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.

*Because of birth certificate revisions, 2007 data on prenatal care and tobacco use are not strictly comparable with data from prior years.
Please see the Preface in the 2007 Indiana Natality Report for more detailed information.