NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2008 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 85,820 100.0 84,437 98.4 1,218 1.4 165 0.2
AGE 3,380 3.9 3,327 98.4 46 1.4 7 0.2
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,753 24.2 20,436 98.5 277 1.3 40 0.2
25-34 years 47,757 55.6 46,970 98.4 691 1.4 96 0.2
35+ years 13,930 16.2 13,704 98.4 204 1.5 22 0.2
RACE 2,757 3.2 2,695 97.8 38 1.4 24 0.9
Other
White 61,073 71.2 60,166 98.5 788 1.3 119 0.2
Black 20,849 24.3 20,449 98.1 379 1.8 21 0.1
American Indian 1,141 1.3 1,127 98.8 13 1.1 1 0.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN 15,726 18.3 15,554 98.9 165 1.0 7 0.0
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 70,094 81.7 68,883 98.3 1,053 1.5 158 0.2
MATERNAL EDUCATION 19,451 22.7 19,158 98.5 277 1.4 16 0.1
< High School
High School 24,511 28.6 24,075 98.2 387 1.6 49 0.2
> High School 41,529 48.4 40,892 98.5 542 1.3 95 0.2
Unknown 329 0.4 312 94.8 12 3.6 5 1.5
MARITAL STATUS 53,160 61.9 52,318 98.4 717 1.3 125 0.2
Married
Unmarried 32,645 38.0 32,104 98.3 501 1.5 40 0.1
Missing/Unknown 15 0.0 15 100.0 0 0 0 0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,814 9.1 7,400 94.7 399 5.1 15 0.2
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 77,989 90.9 77,021 98.8 819 1.1 149 0.2
Unknown 17 0.0 16 94.1 0 0 1 5.9

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/)