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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 9 11 4 15 8 10 5
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 1 11 6 9 6 6 10
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 10 22 10 24 14 16 15
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 8 1 6 5 3 5 9
# Infant Deaths 9 12 12 14 9 11 19
Natality              
# Pregnancies 1,629 1,552 1,497 1,501 1,523 1,578 1,618
# Live Births 1,401 1,360 1,309 1,325 1,364 1,371 1,438
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 594 611 605 615 653 703 698
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 351 329 329 302 362 329 363
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 25.1 24.2 25.1 22.8 26.5 24.0 25.2
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 232 243 208 210 176 199 217
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 96 110 115 117 139 110 160
    County Percent 6.9 8.1 8.8 8.8 10.2 8.0 11.1
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 101 42 134 143 144 147 193
    County Percent 7.2 8.1 10.2 10.8 10.6 10.7 11.1
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1,015 1,027 971 1,038 1,069 1,028 965
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 71.7 75.5 74.2 78.3 78.4 75.0 67.1
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.