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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 5 0 1 0 0 0 4
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
# Infant Deaths 4 0 1 0 1 1 3
Natality              
# Pregnancies 195 169 180 162 154 160 165
# Live Births 179 154 163 151 141 148 156
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 64 52 78 67 67 68 73
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 53 46 47 44 46 45 51
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 29.6 29.9 28.8 29.1 32.6 30.4 32.7
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 35 26 35 23 27 16 30
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 12 9 11 11 18 19 14
    County Percent 6.7 5.8 6.7 7.3 12.8 12.8 9.0
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 14 10 17 16 23 18 13
    County Percent 7.8 6.5 10.4 10.6 16.3 12.2 8.3
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 158 121 141 133 120 127 121
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 87.7 78.6 86.5 88.1 85.1 85.8 77.6
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.