Table 12D
2011 Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance (1)
Nation
Infant Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity, Age, or Education


Infant Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity (2)
Birthweight
Race/Ethnicity

Number Included
in Analysis

Low (3)
%

High (4)
%

White, Not Hispanic 357,034 7.1 8.1
Black, Not Hispanic 182,910 11.5 4.4
Hispanic 230,259 6.4 7.1
American Indian/Alaska Native 9,283 7.4 10.2
Asian/Pacific Islander 33,042 7.4 4.7
Multiple Races 12,853 8.0 7.0
All Other/Unknown 2,948 6.8 6.8
Total 828,329 7.9 6.9

Preterm (5)
Race/Ethnicity

Number Included
in Analysis

%

White, Not Hispanic 345,190 9.4
Black, Not Hispanic 177,924 13.0
Hispanic 252,371 10.5
American Indian/Alaska Native 9,143 10.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 32,597 8.1
Multiple Races 12,597 9.1
All Other/Unknown 2,828 9.1
Total 832,650 10.5

Full Term LBW (6)
Race/Ethnicity

Number Included
in Analysis

%

White, Not Hispanic 306,984 3.0
Black, Not Hispanic 153,003 4.9
Hispanic 199,419 2.7
American Indian/Alaska Native 7,981 3.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 29,650 4.0
Multiple Races 11,257 4.1
All Other/Unknown 2,541 3.2
Total 710,835 3.4

Ever Breastfed
Race/Ethnicity

Number Included
in Analysis

%

White, Not Hispanic 330,543 67.9
Black, Not Hispanic 163,842 62.4
Hispanic 216,489 79.1
American Indian/Alaska Native 9,134 68.9
Asian/Pacific Islander 30,726 72.1
Multiple Races 12,392 71.3
All Other/Unknown 2,665 77.2
Total 765,791 70.1

Infant Health Indicators by Age (2)
Birthweight
Age

Number Included
in Analysis

Low (3)
%

High (4)
%

< 15 Years 1,831 8.1 2.9
15 - 17 Years 38,107 7.6 3.9
18 - 19 Years 87,726 7.2 4.8
20 - 29 Years 496,499 6.4 6.7
30 - 39 Years 189,089 7.1 8.8
>= 40 Years 13,883 10.0 8.3
Unknown 1,194 7.0 5.7
Total 828,329 7.9 6.9

Preterm (5)
Age

Number Included
in Analysis

%

< 15 Years 1,963 14.4
15 - 17 Years 39,776 11.0
18 - 19 Years 89,616 10.2
20 - 29 Years 497,664 9.7
30 - 39 Years 188,695 12.0
>= 40 Years 13,737 15.3
Unknown 1,199 11.8
Total 832,650 10.5

Full Term LBW (6)
Age

Number Included
in Analysis

%

< 15 Years 1,526 4.3
15 - 17 Years 32,797 4.0
18 - 19 Years 76,142 3.7
20 - 29 Years 428,572 3.2
30 - 39 Years 159,520 3.3
>= 40 Years 11,255 4.9
Unknown 1,023 4.3
Total 710,835 3.4

Ever Breastfed
Age

Number Included
in Analysis

%

< 15 Years 1,642 56.0
15 - 17 Years 34,710 61.8
18 - 19 Years 80,840 65.7
20 - 29 Years 459,469 69.8
30 - 39 Years 175,079 74.5
>= 40 Years 12,874 75.4
Unknown 1,177 65.5
Total 765,791 70.1

Infant Health Indicators by Education (2)
Birthweight
Education

Number Included
in Analysis

Low (3)
%

High (4)
%

< High School 204,673 7.1 5.9
High School 359,080 6.8 7.0
> High School 187,364 6.4 8.0
Unknown 77,212 7.2 6.3
Total 828,329 7.9 6.9

Preterm (5)
Education

Number Included
in Analysis

%

< High School 226,157 11.4
High School 350,978 10.2
> High School 182,133 9.8
Unknown 73,382 10.8
Total 832,650 10.5

Full Term LBW (6)
Education

Number Included
in Analysis

%

< High School 174,720 3.6
High School 310,378 3.4
> High School 161,345 2.9
Unknown 64,392 3.8
Total 710,835 3.4

Ever Breastfed
Education

Number Included
in Analysis

%

< High School 198,466 64.3
High School 345,776 68.4
> High School 179,262 78.8
Unknown 42,287 75.4
Total 765,791 70.1
(1) Reporting period is January 1 through December 31.
(2) Excludes records with unknown data for health indicators, and data with errors for health and demographic indicators.
(3) <2500 g.
(4) >4000 g.
(5) <37 weeks gestation.
(6) 37 or more weeks gestation and <2500 g.
* Percentages are not calculated if <100 records are available for analysis after exclusions.