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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 2 2 5 0 0 1 0
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 2 3 1 1 4 1 0
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 4 5 6 1 4 2 0
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 1 1 4 0 1 0 0
# Infant Deaths 3 4 5 1 5 1 0
Natality              
# Pregnancies 394 387 411 375 375 392 343
# Live Births 379 376 387 362 355 365 318
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 110 128 142 139 130 157 128
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 98 118 98 111 90 93 92
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 25.9 31.4 25.3 30.7 25.4 25.5 28.9
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 54 31 48 45 43 51 39
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 26 23 26 26 21 28 30
    County Percent 6.9 6.1 6.7 7.2 5.9 7.7 9.4
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 36 37 37 34 31 39 31
    County Percent 9.5 9.8 9.6 9.4 8.7 10.7 9.7
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 303 312 316 277 294 279 208
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 79.7 83.0 81.7 76.5 82.8 76.4 65.4
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.