Data Analysis & Reports

The Indiana State Department of Health publishes reports on births, deaths, and terminated pregnancies annually. These reports are based on data obtained from vital statistics reported to the Division of Vital Records.

Birth, or Natality, reports provide an in-depth look at the number of live births that occurred in the State of Indiana during a specified year. Information analyzed for these reports includes the mother’s county of residence, the mother’s race, the method of delivery, and the risk factors present at birth, among many others. Natality Reports are available for the years 2000 to 2015.

Death, or Mortality, reports provide an in-depth look at the number of deaths that occurred in the State of Indiana during a specified year. Information analyzed for these reports includes the decedent’s county of residence, the decedent’s race, the decedent’s gender, and the cause of death, among others. Mortality Reports are available for the years 1999 to 2015.

Infant Mortality Reports are available for 1999, 2002, and the period 1990-2003. These reports are based on data from linked birth and death records, and explore the demographic and medical information associated with infant deaths in the State of Indiana during the specified year or time frame. Regional Infant Mortality and Birth Outcomes Fact Sheets are available for 2013-2015 from the Division of Maternal & Child Health.

Marriage Reports provide an in-depth look at the number of marriages that occurred in the State of Indiana during a specified year. Information analyzed for these reports includes race, date, and residence of the marriage applicants, among others. Marriage Reports are available for the years 1995, 1997, 2000-2004, and 2014-2015.

Terminated Pregnancy reports provide an in-depth look at the number of pregnancy terminations that occurred in the State of Indiana during a specified year. Information analyzed for these reports includes the mother’s county of residence, the mother’s race, and the procedure used for termination, among others. Induced Termination of Pregnancy Reports are available for the years 2000 to 2013. Beginning in 2014, the reporting style was amended and reports are located on the Terminated Pregnancy Reports page within this section of the Vital Records website.

A combination Indiana Natality, Induced Termination of Pregnancy, and Marriage Report was published for the years 1998 and 1999. The report can be accessed from the Natality Reports page, the Marriage Reports page, or the Induced Termination of Pregnancy Reports page.