NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2011 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 Unknown Prior Preterm History
BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 78,549 100.0 75,905 96.6 349 0.4 2,295 2.9
AGE 2,346 3.0 2,279 97.1 5 0.2 62 2.6
< 20 years
20-24 years 18,283 23.3 17,607 96.3 79 0.4 597 3.3
25-34 years 44,598 56.8 43,103 96.6 201 0.5 1,294 2.9
35+ years 13,322 17.0 12,916 97.0 64 0.5 342 2.6
RACE 44,149 56.2 42,691 96.7 257 0.6 1,201 2.7
White
Black 19,448 24.8 18,611 95.7 75 0.4 762 3.9
American Indian 1,119 1.4 1,091 97.5 2 0.2 26 2.3
Other 13,833 17.6 13,512 97.7 15 0.1 306 2.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN 65,069 82.8 62,750 96.4 333 0.5 1,986 3.1
Non-Hispanic/Unknown
Hispanic 13,480 17.2 13,155 97.6 16 0.1 309 2.3
MATERNAL EDUCATION 16,259 20.7 15,656 96.3 42 0.3 561 3.5
Less Than High School
High School Graduate or GED 17,817 22.7 17,081 95.9 101 0.6 635 3.6
Some College 23,717 30.2 22,944 96.7 3 0.0 770 3.2
Bachelors Degree 13,774 17.5 13,557 98.4 2 0.0 215 1.6
Masters or PhD 6,684 8.5 6,572 98.3 0 0 112 1.7
Unknown 298 0.4 95 31.9 201 67.4 2 0.7
MARITAL STATUS 48,916 62.3 47,419 96.9 233 0.5 1,264 2.6
Married
Unmarried 29,590 37.7 28,445 96.1 114 0.4 1,031 3.5
Missing/Unknown 43 0.1 41 95.3 2 4.7 0 0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,010 8.9 6,412 91.5 58 0.8 540 7.7
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 71,518 91.0 69,474 97.1 289 0.4 1,755 2.5
Unknown 21 0.0 19 90.5 2 9.5 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/)