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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 5 4 5 0 1 4 2
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 4 0 3 3 2 1 2
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 9 4 8 3 3 5 4
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 1 3 1 2 1 1 2
# Infant Deaths 5 3 4 5 3 2 4
Natality              
# Pregnancies 506 428 516 485 498 545 529
# Live Births 453 393 474 462 471 514 497
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 181 171 200 218 212 242 232
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 125 126 146 130 142 154 151
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 27.6 32.1 30.8 28.1 30.1 30.0 30.4
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 82 62 69 68 58 82 77
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 32 23 44 33 36 52 43
    County Percent 7.1 5.9 9.3 7.1 7.6 10.1 8.7
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 34 22 49 37 54 64 47
    County Percent 7.5 8.7 10.3 8 11.5 12.5 8.7
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 395 334 406 388 394 420 410
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 86.8 85.0 85.7 84.0 83.7 81.7 82.5
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.