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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 3 2 6 7 5 5 2
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 5 0 2 4 5 2 5
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 8 2 8 11 10 7 7
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 2 2 3 2 2 1 2
# Infant Deaths 7 2 5 6 7 3 7
Natality              
# Pregnancies 624 587 589 610 636 598 586
# Live Births 574 542 548 570 572 567 545
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 217 202 225 234 217 247 248
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 151 112 137 112 105 134 138
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 26.3 20.7 25.0 19.6 18.4 23.6 25.3
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 87 68 73 74 74 62 73
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 39 42 42 44 55 41 40
    County Percent 6.8 7.7 7.7 7.7 8.9 7.9 7.3
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 36 43 53 50 64 48 47
    County Percent 6.3 7.9 9.7 8.8 11.2 8.5 8.6
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 412 406 417 442 460 427 349
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 71.6 74.9 76.1 77.5 80.4 75.3 64.0
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.