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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 6 7 7 6 7 4 10
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 8 16 8 2 15 6 8
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 14 23 15 8 22 10 18
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 7 3 2 6 7 1 5
# Infant Deaths 15 19 10 8 22 7 13
Natality              
# Pregnancies 1,587 1,488 1,535 1,478 1,502 1,383 1524
# Live Births 1,371 1,300 1,339 1,310 1,305 1,229 1,340
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 548 493 560 533 599 595 651
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 339 316 281 298 312 274 276
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 24.7 24.3 21.0 22.7 23.9 22.3 20.6
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 215 183 193 187 177 157 191
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 115 120 107 104 145 118 119
    County Percent 8.4 9.2 8.0 7.9 11.1 9.6 8.9
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 106 137 168 143 172 148 159
    County Percent 7.7 10.5 12.5 10.9 13.2 12.0 11.9
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1192 1,139 1,196 1,174 1,178 1,092 1054
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 86.9 87.6 89.3 89.6 90.3 88.9 78.7
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.