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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 18 10 19 10 14 14 13
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 12 14 10 17 14 13 9
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 30 24 29 27 28 27 22
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 10 10 5 4 2 10 13
# Infant Deaths 22 24 15 21 16 23 22
Natality              
# Pregnancies 2,478 2,490 2,548 2,503 2,633 2,697 2,623
# Live Births 2,292 2,298 2,356 2,351 2,451 2,520 2,468
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 946 939 977 1,026 1,091 1,182 1151
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 543 523 503 497 527 480 555
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 23.7 22.8 21.3 21.1 21.5 19.0 22.5
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 330 309 292 310 313 343 329
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 242 205 214 195 206 242 241
    County Percent 10.6 8.9 9.1 8.3 8.4 9.6 9.8
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 230 216 256 254 248 298 342
    County Percent 10.0 9.4 10.9 10.8 10.1 11.8 9.8
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1,956 1,955 2,030 2,016 2,025 2,005 1,729
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 85.2 85.1 86.2 85.8 82.6 79.6 70.1
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.