NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: PREVIOUS PRETERM BIRTH (D1)
2013 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 78,156 100.0 74,808 95.7 337 0.4 3,011 3.9
AGE 1,844 2.4 1,786 96.9 6 0.3 52 2.8
< 20 years
20-24 years 17,127 21.9 16,364 95.5 66 0.4 697 4.1
25-34 years 45,554 58.3 43,594 95.7 215 0.5 1,745 3.8
35+ years 13,631 17.4 13,064 95.8 50 0.4 517 3.8
RACE 43,444 55.6 41,763 96.1 251 0.6 1,430 3.3
White
Black 20,086 25.7 18,887 94.0 65 0.3 1,134 5.6
American Indian 1,178 1.5 1,123 95.3 1 0.1 54 4.6
Other 13,448 17.2 13,035 96.9 20 0.1 393 2.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN 65,172 83.4 62,243 95.5 320 0.5 2,609 4.0
Non-Hispanic/Unknown
Hispanic 12,984 16.6 12,565 96.8 17 0.1 402 3.1
MATERNAL EDUCATION 14,576 18.6 13,858 95.1 32 0.2 686 4.7
Less Than High School
High School Graduate or GED 17,478 22.4 16,581 94.9 99 0.6 798 4.6
Some College 25,058 32.1 24,004 95.8 1 0.0 1,053 4.2
Bachelors Degree 13,685 17.5 13,343 97.5 0 0 342 2.5
Masters or PhD 7,037 9.0 6,911 98.2 0 0 126 1.8
Unknown 322 0.4 111 34.5 205 63.7 6 1.9
MARITAL STATUS 47,861 61.2 46,068 96.3 227 0.5 1,566 3.3
Married
Unmarried 30,262 38.7 28,707 94.9 110 0.4 1,445 4.8
Missing/Unknown 33 0.0 33 100.0 0 0 0 0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 6,855 8.8 6,147 89.7 52 0.8 656 9.6
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 71,280 91.2 68,640 96.3 285 0.4 2,355 3.3
Unknown 21 0.0 21 100.0 0 0 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/)