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Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report

     Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report 1995, Volume 1

TABLE 2-17.

MATERNAL CHARACTERISTICS BY METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR DELIVERY, OREGON RESIDENT BIRTHS, 1995

                 
CHARACTERISTICS  TOTAL   ==============FINANCIAL  PAYMENT==============          
                 BIRTHS  INSUR-   SELF  MEDICAID  OTHER  N.S.  MULTIPLE
                          ANCE    PAY    /OHP                   MENTION
                 ======  ======  =====  ========  =====  ====  ========
-----------------MOTHER'S AGE AND MARITAL STATUS----------------------------              
TOTAL BIRTHS     42,715  24,268  2,037    14,865    235   785       525
        MARRIED  30,365  21,303  1,471     6,558    140   557       336
      UNMARRIED  12,350   2,965    566     8,307     95   228       189
LESS THAN 18      2,081     518    111     1,351     20    41        40
        MARRIED     270      47     24       183      2    10         4
      UNMARRIED   1,811     471     87     1,168     18    31        36
18-24            14,514   5,327    754     7,775    110   331       217
        MARRIED   7,940   3,995    464     3,098     64   204       115
      UNMARRIED   6,574   1,332    290     4,677     46   127       102
25-34            21,166  14,654    916     4,910     88   361       237
        MARRIED  17,837  13,754    746     2,781     63   302       191
      UNMARRIED   3,329     900    170     2,129     25   59         46
35+               4,950   3,769    256       828     16   50         31
        MARRIED   4,318   3,507    237       496     11   41         26
      UNMARRIED     632     262     19       332      5    9          5

        
                  
CHARACTERISTICS  TOTAL   ============FINANCIAL  PAYMENT================          
                 BIRTHS  INSUR-   SELF  MEDICAID  OTHER  N.S.  MULTIPLE
                          ANCE    PAY    /OHP                   MENTION
                 ======  ======  =====  ========  =====  ====  ========
--------------------------FIRST TRIMESTER CARE------------------------------              
TOTAL FIRST 
  TRIMESTER 
    CARE         33,534  21,582  1,222     9,664    126   558       382
        MARRIED  25,610  19,301    951     4,563     85   439       271
      UNMARRIED   7,924   2,281    271     5,101     41   119       111
PERCENT FIRST 
  TRIMESTER 
    CARE           78.5    88.9   60.0      65.0   53.6  71.1      72.8
        MARRIED    84.3    90.6   64.6      69.6   60.7  78.8      80.7
      UNMARRIED    64.2    76.9   47.9      61.4   43.2  52.2      58.7

        
    ------------------------INADEQUATE PRENATAL CARE----------------------------              
TOTAL 
  INADEQUATE 
    CARE          2,495     507    324     1,502     53    67        42
        MARRIED   1,164     361    180       539     33    34        17
      UNMARRIED   1,331     146    144       963     20    33        25
PERCENT 
  INADEQUATE 
    CARE            5.8     2.1   15.9      10.1   22.6   8.5       8.0
        MARRIED     3.8     1.7   12.2       8.2   23.6   6.1       5.1
      UNMARRIED    10.8     4.9   25.4      11.6   21.1  14.5      13.2

        
    
CHARACTERISTICS  TOTAL   ================FINANCIAL  PAYMENT============          
                 BIRTHS  INSUR-   SELF  MEDICAID  OTHER  N.S.  MULTIPLE
                          ANCE    PAY    /OHP                   MENTION
                 ======  ======  =====  ========  =====  ====  ========              
--------------------------------TOBACCO USE---------------------------------            
USED TOBACCO      7,598   2,442    268     4,637     49   113        89
PERCENT USED 
  TOBACCO          17.8    10.1   13.2      31.2   20.9  14.4      17.0

        
    --------------------------------ALCOHOL USE---------------------------------              
USED ALCOHOL      1,071     476     42       521     11    10        11
PERCENT USED 
  ALCOHOL           2.5     2.0    2.1       3.5    4.7   1.3       2.1

        
    --------------------------------BIRTHWEIGHT---------------------------------              
LOW BIRTHWEIGHT   2,345   1,098    103     1,028     13    70        33
RATE PER 
  THOUSAND BIRTHS  54.9    45.2   50.6      69.2   55.3  89.5      62.9
NOTE:  The sum of the subsets may not equal the total because of unknown marital status and/or mother's age, which are not  presented in this table.              

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