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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 1 4 1 3 0 3 3
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 0 3 3 1 1 1 3
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 1 7 4 4 1 4 6
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 2 1 0 0 1 0 1
# Infant Deaths 2 4 3 1 2 1 4
Natality              
# Pregnancies 398 356 386 399 380 387 405
# Live Births 383 332 365 382 363 369 383
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 132 122 127 151 149 147 176
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 104 96 113 104 109 92 96
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 27.2 28.9 31.0 27.2 30.0 24.9 25.1
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 47 52 46 51 50 50 46
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 22 22 25 30 26 22 34
    County Percent 5.7 6.6 6.8 7.9 7.2 6.0 8.9
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 30 21 29 36 33 43 40
    County Percent 7.8 10.2 7.9 9.4 9.1 11.7 8.9
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 294 310 267 286 269 278 280
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 77.3 80.4 86.6 74.9 74.1 75.3 73.1
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.