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Polk County Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother
Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother,
Polk County, Oregon Residents, 2000-2002

Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian and
Hawaiian
Other
Total Births 2,273 1,762 7 33 6 30 19 416
Birthweight 1499 Gr.
or Less
Total 25 22 0 0 0 0 0 3
<28 Weeks 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1
28-36 Weeks 17 15 0 0 0 0 0 2
37-41 Weeks 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
1500-2499
Grams
Total 88 67 1 3 0 0 0 17
28-36 Weeks 49 37 1 2 0 0 0 9
37-41 Weeks 29 22 0 1 0 0 0 6
42+ Weeks 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 2
2500+
Grams
Total 2,160 1,673 6 30 6 30 19 396
28-36 Weeks 73 51 0 1 0 0 0 21
37-41 Weeks 1,709 1,338 6 26 5 24 15 295
42+ Weeks 234 172 0 0 0 2 3 57
Unknown 144 112 0 3 1 4 1 23
Tobacco
Used
Yes 290 268 1 5 0 1 2 13
No 1,949 1,475 6 28 6 29 17 388
Unknown 34 19 0 0 0 0 0 15
Alcohol
Used
Yes 26 25 0 1 0 0 0 0
No 2,209 1,714 7 32 6 30 19 401
Unknown 38 23 0 0 0 0 0 15
Drug Use Single 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple 26 24 0 0 0 0 0 2
Birth Order 1st 852 656 3 10 2 14 5 162
2nd 766 622 3 13 1 12 10 105
3rd 387 300 0 5 1 4 1 76
4th 153 114 0 2 1 0 2 34
5+ 115 70 1 3 1 0 1 39
Prenatal
Care
No Care 22 8 0 0 1 0 0 13
Little or Late 74 42 0 3 0 0 1 28
Adequate 2,170 1,705 7 30 5 30 18 375
Unknown 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Payment
Source
Private Insurance 1,360 1,176 4 16 4 21 9 130
Self-Pay 73 29 0 0 1 1 0 42
Public Insurance 806 525 3 17 1 8 10 242
Multiple Mention 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 2
Unknown 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.