NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2005 N.C. RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS: WOMEN AGED 18-44
WITH A HISTORY OF PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (<37 WEEKS GESTATION)

  TOTAL HISTORY OF PRETERM BIRTH
No Preterm History Prior Preterm History Unknown
BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 81,039 100.0 79,645 98.3 1,288 1.6 106 0.1
AGE 3,126 3.9 3,079 98.5 42 1.3 5 0.2
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,130 24.8 19,750 98.1 355 1.8 25 0.1
25-34 years 45,039 55.6 44,282 98.3 702 1.6 55 0.1
35+ years 12,744 15.7 12,534 98.4 189 1.5 21 0.2
RACE 2,221 2.7 2,193 98.7 24 1.1 4 0.2
Other
White 58,564 72.3 57,638 98.4 845 1.4 81 0.1
Black 19,161 23.6 18,734 97.8 408 2.1 19 0.1
American Indian 1,093 1.3 1,080 98.8 11 1.0 2 0.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN 13,647 16.8 13,493 98.9 145 1.1 9 0.1
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 67,392 83.2 66,152 98.2 1,143 1.7 97 0.1
MATERNAL EDUCATION 18,555 22.9 18,241 98.3 295 1.6 19 0.1
< High School
High School 23,595 29.1 23,139 98.1 418 1.8 38 0.2
> High School 38,672 47.7 38,050 98.4 573 1.5 49 0.1
Unknown 217 0.3 215 99.1 2 0.9 0 0
MARITAL STATUS 53,055 65.5 52,166 98.3 816 1.5 73 0.1
Married
Unmarried 27,966 34.5 27,470 98.2 471 1.7 25 0.1
Missing/Unknown 18 0.0 9 50.0 1 5.6 8 44.4
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,389 9.1 6,982 94.5 389 5.3 18 0.2
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 73,632 90.9 72,647 98.7 897 1.2 88 0.1
Unknown 18 0.0 16 88.9 2 11.1 0 0

Note: Numerator and Denominator Only Include Women who have had a Previous Delivery
PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS (https://schs.dph.ncdhhs.gov/)