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Statistics

Northeastern Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative

TOTAL NUMBER OF BIRTHS (2012 – 2017)
Year
Frequency
2012 - 2013
136,581
2013 - 2014
136,219
2014 - 2015
135,689
2016
133,989
2017
132,169

Source: PA Department of Health – Bureau of Health Statistics and Research

PRETERM BIRTHS (<37 WEEKS GESTATION; 2008 – 2018)
Year
Percent (US)
Percent (PA)
2008
10.4
10.3
2009
10.1
10.1
2010
10
9.9
2011
9.8
9.6
2012
9.8
9.5
2013
9.6
9.3
2014
9.6
9.4
2018
10
9.5
2015
9.6
9.4
2016
9.8
9.3
2017
9.9
9.4
2018
10
9.5

Source: March of Dimes, PA Premature Report Cards, US Report Cards


UNINTENDED PREGNANCY (PRAMS) “MISTIMED/UNWANTED PREGNANCY” (2012 – 2017)
Year
Sample Size
Frequency
Percent "No"
2012
668
230
34.5
2013
899
312
34.7
2014
933
304
32.6
2015
874
300
34.3
2016
1026
203
19.8
2017
1211
235
19.4

Source: CDC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring (PRAMS) data for Pennsylvania

US INFANT MORTALITY (DEATH OF AN INFANT BEFORE FIRST BIRTHDAY; 2007 – 2017)
Year
Neonatal (0-27 days) Rate per 1000 Live Births
Post-neonatal (28-364 days) Rate per 1000 Live Births
Total
2007
4.42
2.33
6.75
2008
4.29
2.32
6.61
2009
4.18
2.21
6.39
2010
4.05
2.1
6.14
2011
4.06
2.01
6.07
2012
4.2
1.96
5.98
2013
4.04
1.92
5.96
2014
3.95
1.87
5.82
2015
3.94
1.96
5.9
2016
3.88
1.99
5.87
2017
3.85
1.94
5.79

Source: CDC, National Center for Health Statistics


BREASTFEEDING AT DISCHARGE (2012 – 2017)
Year
Sample Size
Frequency
Percent
2012
769
618
80.4
2013
1038
818
78.8
2014
1093
895
81.9
2015
1067
909
85.2
2016
1008
830
82.3
2017
1187
1024
86.3

Source: CDC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring (PRAMS) data for Pennsylvania

 
OPIOID-RELATED HOSPITALIZATION RATES BY COUNTY (2017)
County
Number of Hospitalizations
Rate per 100,000 county residents
Bradford
50
100.4
Carbon
385
716
Centre
161
113.2
Clinton
76
234.6
Columbia
115
204.3
Juniata
26
129.6
Lackawanna
453
258.2
Luzerne
522
195.9
Lycoming
343
362.9
Mifflin
75
198.5
Monroe
553
390.2
Montour
27
177.1
Northumberland
224
290.4
Pike
79
166
Schuylkill
431
359.8
Snyder
29
86.4
Sullivan
Not reported due to low volume
Not reported due to low volume
Susquehanna
43
123.7
Tioga
68
199.1
Union
29
76.1
Wayne
57
128.3
Wyoming
37
161
Statewide
36,712
345.9

Source: PA Health Care Cost Containment Council Research Briefs, October 2018


RATE OF OPIOID USE PER 1,000 MATERNAL HOSPITAL STAYS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (2016 – 2017)
County
Number of Maternal Stays with Opioid Use
Rate of Opioid Use per 1,000 Maternal Stays
Bradford
Not reported due to low volume
7.4
Carbon
40
33.4
Centre
23
10
Clinton
17
24.9
Columbia
18
14.9
Juniata
Not reported due to low volume
11.7
Lackawanna
78
17.2
Luzerne
89
13
Lycoming
32
12.9
Mifflin
28
32.5
Monroe
64
21.5
Montour
Not reported due to low volume
4.6
Northumberland
36
19
Pike
14
21.6
Schuylkill
55
19.6
Snyder
Not reported due to low volume
10.7
Sullivan
Not reported due to low volume
Not reported due to low volume
Susquehanna
Not reported due to low volume
13.1
Tioga
Not reported due to low volume
9.7
Union
Not reported due to low volume
2.8
Wayne
12
16.8
Wyoming
Not reported due to low volume
11.1
Statewide
5,469
19.6
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Source: PA Health Care Cost Containment Council Research Briefs, December 2018


RATE OF NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME PER 1,000 NEWBORN STAYS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (2016 – 2017)
County
Number of Hospitalizations
Hospitalization Rate
Bradford
10
8.7
Carbon
22
19
Centre
13
5.7
Clinton
Not reported due to low volume
3.2
Columbia
14
12.4
Juniata
Not reported due to low volume
14.8
Lackawanna
118
27.2
Luzerne
105
16.7
Lycoming
32
13.7
Mifflin
12
15.2
Monroe
53
19.4
Montour
Not reported due to low volume
5
Northumberland
17
9.6
Pike
11
17.8
Schuylkill
36
13.6
Snyder
Not reported due to low volume
4.1
Sullivan
Not reported due to low volume
Not reported due to low volume
Susquehanna
19
32
Tioga
Not reported due to low volume
3.2
Union
Not reported due to low volume
Not reported due to low volume
Wayne
Not reported due to low volume
11.9
Wyoming
Not reported due to low volume
16.5
Statewide
3,883
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