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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 11 9 7 12 5 13 10
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 9 11 6 10 8 7 5
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 20 20 13 22 13 20 15
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 4 5 9 5 7 4 4
# Infant Deaths 13 16 15 15 15 11 9
Natality              
# Pregnancies 2,120 2,049 2,162 2,108 2,089 2,158 2,174
# Live Births 1,846 1,797 1,873 1,827 1,793 1,836 1,886
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 495 523 570 532 594 601 632
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 331 305 296 261 255 292 300
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 17.9 17.0 15.8 14.3 14.2 15.9 15.9
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 219 184 186 165 174 180 195
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 116 97 129 128 144 123 145
    County Percent 6.3 5.4 6.9 7.0 8.0 6.7 7.7
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 133 160 170 208 186 150 190
    County Percent 7.2 8.9 9.1 11.4 10.4 8.2 7.7
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1,496 1,457 1,535 1,516 1,504 1,534 1,352
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 79.3 81.1 82.0 83.0 83.9 83.6 71.7
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.