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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 12 6 7 20 12 10 8
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 15 17 7 15 10 13 11
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 27 23 14 35 22 23 19
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 4 4 4 7 4 8 1
# Infant Deaths 19 21 11 22 14 21 12
Natality              
# Pregnancies 2,234 2,225 2,283 2,348 2,358 2,475 2,606
# Live Births 1,917 1,941 2,012 2,073 2,081 2,205 2,324
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 545 549 617 694 718 756 852
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 249 267 285 285 270 274 377
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 13.0 13.8 14.2 13.7 13.0 12.4 16.2
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 226 222 211 220 200 226 265
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 123 138 124 132 146 145 195
    County Percent 6.4 7.1 6.2 6.4 7.0 6.6 8.4
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 141 166 152 165 176 156 198
    County Percent 7.4 8.6 7.6 8.0 8.5 7.1 8.4
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1,612 1,672 1,692 1,646 1,690 1,745 1,453
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 83.9 86.1 84.1 79.4 81.2 79.1 62.5
Notes:
Preterm = Less than 37 weeks gestation; PNC = Prenatal care

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