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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 609 535 500 536 475 569 526
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 414 441 417 472 475 433 428
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 1,023 976 917 1,008 950 1,002 954
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 238 208 224 230 224 269 249
# Infant Deaths 652 649 641 702 699 702 677
Natality              
# Pregnancies 98,100 95,772 97,818 97,697 97,788 100,105 100,627
# Live Births 86,122 84,839 86,382 87,125 87,088 89,404 89,719
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 30,695 31,004 32,042 33,808 34,964 36,875 38,078
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 17,380 16,210 15,954 15,707 15,589 15,450 16,631
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 20.2 19.1 18.5 18.0 17.9 17.3 18.5
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 12,050 11,378 11,124 11,106 11,207 11,234 11,683
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 6,559 6,445 6,784 7,058 7,249 7,334 7,614
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 7,815 7,989 8,521 8,930 9,136 9,234 9,708
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 68,709 68,330 69,605 69,055 68,723 69,342 60,535
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 78.8 80.5 80.6 79.3 78.9 77.6 67.5
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.