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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 4 0 3 0 2 1 4
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 3 2 3 0 0 2 0
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 7 2 6 0 2 3 4
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 1 1 2 1 1 2 1
# Infant Deaths 4 3 5 1 1 4 1
Natality              
# Pregnancies 274 249 281 262 284 264 285
# Live Births 252 234 263 245 268 249 267
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 83 75 94 83 96 103 111
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 85 71 71 79 86 81 93
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 33.7 30.3 27.0 32.2 32.1 32.5 34.8
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 33 34 37 29 40 28 37
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 28 17 15 19 12 21 15
    County Percent 11.1 7.3 5.7 7.8 4.5 8.4 5.6
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 34 24 25 35 21 21 23
    County Percent 13.5 10.3 9.5 14.3 7.8 8.4 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* 198 194 216 182 205 196 186
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 78.6 82.9 82.1 74.3 76.5 78.7 69.7
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.