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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 59 45 44 52 43 47 38
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 39 52 42 43 49 41 44
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 98 97 86 95 92 88 82
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 31 20 13 26 25 29 23
# Infant Deaths 70 72 55 69 74 70 67
Natality              
# Pregnancies 8,448 8,251 8,394 8,265 8,288 8,476 8,198
# Live Births 6,936 6,824 6,926 6,975 6,872 6,937 6,759
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 3,280 3,342 3,359 3,495 3,550 3,621 3549
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 1,050 1,048 975 987 908 847 879
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 15.1 15.4 14.1 14.2 13.2 12.2 13.0
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 1,132 1,042 1,028 1,003 1,056 1,023 1,029
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 601 568 642 673 674 704 716
    County Percent 8.7 8.3 9.3 9.6 9.8 10.1 10.6
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 628 645 727 733 726 793 929
    County Percent 9.1 9.5 10.5 10.5 10.6 11.4 10.6
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 5,402 5,334 5,439 5,511 5,369 5,440 4,027
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 75.1 78.2 78.5 79.0 78.1 78.4 59.6
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.