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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 28 23 29 22 22 31 23
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 13 11 17 14 15 22 7
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 41 34 46 36 37 53 30
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 9 7 11 8 11 14 9
# Infant Deaths 22 18 28 22 26 36 16
Natality              
# Pregnancies 3,331 3,208 3,359 3,428 3,665 3,797 3,746
# Live Births 3,125 3,005 3,194 3,252 3,478 3,562 3,557
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 1,107 151 1,207 1,320 1,458 1,539 1,579
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 545 518 513 463 478 519 535
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 17.4 17.2 16.1 14.2 13.7 14.6 15.0
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 398 407 392 439 469 465 448
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 212 184 212 213 246 271 247
    County Percent 6.8 6.1 6.6 6.5 7.1 7.6 6.9
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 231 203 272 264 273 310 302
    County Percent 7.4 6.8 8.5 8.1 7.8 8.7 8.5
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1,950 1,907 2,062 1,969 2,132 2,202 1,844
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 62.2 63.5 64.6 60.5 61.3 61.8 51.8
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.