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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 5 1 1 2 3 1 1
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 0 1 0 2 3 2 0
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 5 2 1 4 6 3 1
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
# Infant Deaths 0 3 0 3 3 3 0
Natality              
# Pregnancies 389 382 408 397 413 402 384
# Live Births 381 374 396 387 406 389 369
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 88 101 120 120 124 114 123
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 79 83 88 92 89 87 98
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 20.7 22.2 22.2 23.8 21.9 22.4 26.6
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 47 48 33 40 48 36 45
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 26 35 33 23 29 23 24
    County Percent 6.8 9.4 8.3 5.9 7.1 5.9 6.5
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 33 45 42 43 42 33 33
    County Percent 8.7 12 10.6 11.1 10.3 8.5 6.5
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 324 326 326 338 349 323 279
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 84.5 87.2 82.3 87.3 86.0 83.0 75.6
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.