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Perinatal Overview

 • Prematurity Profile

Births

 • Birth rate
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • % by maternal age
 • % by race
 • % by race/ethnicity

Preterm Birth

 • Overall distribution
 • Preterm birth
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     by plurality
 • Late preterm birth
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     by plurality
 • Very preterm birth
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     by plurality

Birthweight

 • Overall distribution
 • Low birthweight
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     by plurality
     among singletons
     among multiples
 • Very low birthweight
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     by plurality
     among singletons
     among multiples

Prenatal Care

 • Timing distribution
 • Early care
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Late/no care
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Adequacy distribution
 • Adequate/adeq+ care
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Inadequate care
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Discussion about breastfeeding (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Discussion about birth defects screening (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Mortality

 • Infant mortality rates
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Age at infant death
     Neonatal deaths
     Postneonatal deaths
 • % by age at death
 • % by race/ethnicity
 • Cause of infant death
     birth defects
     mat. comp.
     prematurity/lbw
     SIDS
     NTDs
 • International IMRs
 • Perinatal mortality
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Late fetal mortality
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
 • Maternal mortality

Singletons & Multiples

 • Overall distribution
 • Singleton deliveries
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     % low birthweight
     % very low birthweight
 • Multiple deliveries
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     % low birthweight
     % very low birthweight
 • Twin deliveries
 • Triplets & higher order

Delivery Method

 • Overall distribution
 • Total C-sections
     by maternal age
     by race
     by race/ethnicity
     by plurality
     among singletons
     among multiples
 • Primary C-sections
 • Repeat C-sections
 • VBAC

Smoking/Alcohol/Drugs

 • Binge alcohol, women
 • Illicit drug use, total
 • Smoking, women
 • Smoking, men
 • Alcohol use before pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Alcohol use during pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Smoking, before pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Smoking, during pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Smoking, postpartum (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Smoking, quit during pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Obesity

 • Obesity, women
 • Obesity before pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Infections

 • Chlamydia
 • Gonorrhea
 • Syphilis
 • Congenital syphilis

Health Insurance/Income

 • Uninsured children
 • Uninsured women
 • Medicaid coverage
 • Uninsured before pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
 • Medicaid coverage, before pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
 • Medicaid coverage, prenatal care (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
 • Medicaid coverage, anytime (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
 • WIC status (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
 • Household Income (PRAMS)

Newborn Screening

 No Data Available

Folic Acid

 • Vitamin use (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Population

 • Women 15-44 years
     % women by age
     % women by race
     % women by race/ethnicity
     % women in poverty
 • Children <19 years
     % children by race
     % children by race/ethnicity
     % children in poverty
 • Total population
     % total by race
     % total by race/ethnicity

MCH Programs

 No Data Available

Birth Defects

 Louisiana reports on 49 Birth Defects

NICU (PRAMS)

 • NICU admissions (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Breastfeeding (PRAMS)

 • Ever
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • One Month
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Two Months
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Infant Healthcare (PRAMS)

 • Infant 1-week checkup (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Sleep position (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status

Preconception/Interconception (PRAMS)

 • Previous preterm (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Intended pregnancy (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Contraception use at conception (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status
 • Postpartum contraception use (PRAMS)
     by maternal age
     by race/ethnicity
     by income
     by Medicaid status