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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 3 6 4 3 2 5 5
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 1 1 1 2 3 1 1
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 4 7 5 5 5 6 6
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 3 2 3 3 0 2 3
# Infant Deaths 4 3 4 5 3 3 4
Natality              
# Pregnancies 651 632 605 590 610 570 613
# Live Births 616 591 566 554 585 545 571
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 199 159 170 182 207 205 223
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 187 142 129 136 164 139 179
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 30.4 24.0 22.8 24.5 28.0 2505 31.3
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 95 64 76 72 70 76 86
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 39 38 34 21 40 32 38
    County Percent 6.3 6.4 6.0 3.8 6.8 5.9 6.7
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 39 42 40 33 52 55 52
    County Percent 6.3 7.1 7.1 6.0 8.9 7.3 9.1
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 495 489 457 449 487 451 421
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 80.4 82.7 80.7 81.0 83.2 82.8 73.7
Notes:
Preterm = Less than 37 weeks gestation; PNC = Prenatal care

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, HHOSC, Maternal and Child Health, and 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.