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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 2 1 1 1 5 4 1
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 2 1 2 0 4 2 1
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 4 2 3 1 9 6 2
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 1 1 0 1 0 1 1
# Infant Deaths 3 2 2 1 4 3 2
Natality              
# Pregnancies 346 328 307 308 316 322 354
# Live Births 325 305 280 288 279 298 317
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 131 108 110 115 119 135 143
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 116 93 82 95 76 91 101
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 35.7 30.5 23.9 33 27.2 30.5 31.9
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 55 43 52 48 63 49 56
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 24 26 20 17 18 26 21
    County Percent 7.4 8.5 7.1 5.9 6.5 8.7 6.6
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 30 40 27 20 17 25 25
    County Percent 9.2 13.1 9.6 6.9 6.1 8.4 6.6
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 269 255 225 237 239 232 232
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 82.5 83.6 80.4 82.3 85.7 77.9 73.2
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.