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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths(FD) 2 3 2 2 2 5 1
# Neonatal Deaths(ND) 1 2 2 1 3 1 1
# Perinatal Deaths(PD) 3 5 4 3 5 6 2
# Post Neonatal Deaths(PND) 0 2 0 0 1 1 1
# Infant Deaths 1 4 2 1 4 2 2
Natality              
# Pregnancies 444 463 443 419 426 388 469
# Live Births 425 429 427 396 411 361 449
# Unmarried Mothers (UM) 109 108 108 120 97 94 132
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 96 96 79 84 81 69 97
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 22.6 22.4 18.5 21.2 19.7 19.1 21.6
# Teen Pregnancies (age15-19) 44 51 49 40 38 38 33
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500grams) 26 34 26 39 33 32 38
    County Percent 6.1 7.9 6.1 9.8 8.0 8.9 8.5
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 47 36 31 45 49 38 55
    County Percent 11.1 8.4 7.7 11.4 11.9 10.5 8.5
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 376 368 361 337 359 318 340
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 88.5 85.8 84.5 85.1 87.3 88.1 75.7
Notes:
Preterm = Less than 37 weeks gestation; PNC = Prenatal care

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, HHOSC, Maternal and Child Health, 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.