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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 1 0 1 1 0 2 0
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 0 0 3 2 2 1 0
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 1 0 4 3 2 3 0
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 0 1 1 1 1 0 2
# Infant Deaths 0 1 4 3 3 1 2
Natality              
# Pregnancies 280 278 249 300 237 265 260
# Live Births 269 269 242 292 227 252 250
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 70 75 71 91 67 74 92
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 52 61 54 61 36 45 64
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 19.3 22.7 22.3 20.9 15.9 17.9 25.6
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 37 36 29 29 21 24 31
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 19 18 18 22 20 13 21
    County Percent 7.1 6.7 7.4 7.5 8.8 5.2 8.4
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 17 26 24 23 26 26 27
    County Percent 6.3 9.7 9.9 7.9 11.5 10.3 8.4
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 237 231 209 254 199 227 198
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 88.1 85.9 86.4 87.0 87.7 90.1 79.2
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.