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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 118 111 75 106 86 117 104
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 68 87 89 106 105 104 98
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 186 198 164 212 191 221 202
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 43 38 46 45 40 42 42
# Infant Deaths 111 125 135 151 145 146 140
Natality              
# Pregnancies 18,292 18,095 18,672 18,533 18,196 18,807 18,994
# Live Births 14,373 14,540 14,701 14,868 14,653 15,545 15,401
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 6,836 6,995 7,219 7,648 7,763 8,490 8,648
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 2,772 2,645 2,590 2,413 2,403 2,237 2,378
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 19.3 18.2 17.6 16.2 16.4 14.4 15.4
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 2,395 2,368 2,362 2,327 2,302 2,384 2,410
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 1,247 1,272 1,293 1,427 1,359 1,425 1,447
    County Percent 8.7 8.7 8.8 9.6 9.3 9.2 9.4
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 1,519 1,615 1,588 1,745 1,737 1,802 1,852
    County Percent 10.6 11.1 10.8 11.7 11.9 11.6 9.4
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 11,086 11,203 11,237 11,090 10,613 11,195 9,326
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 77.1 77.0 76.4 74.6 72.4 72.0 60.6
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.