Preventing Infant Mortality in Georgia February 2019 - Page 11

7 11 Results Matter: Preventing Infant Mortality in Georgia Table 1. Change in Rates of Preterm Birth for Each Program Relative to Comparator, 2012-2016 Change in Rate 2012 - 2016 Change Relative to Comparator n = 119 14.2% -3.1 pp -2.5 pp 12.5% 13.4% - 0.6 pp Comparator n = 78 n = 44 n = 47 18.5% 10.3% 13.6% 17.3% -1.2 pp -1.8 pp 14.5% 14.3% 13.7% 15.1% + 0.6 pp Comparator n = 60 n = 58 n = 39 n = 40 Program participants 6.9% 6.9% 5.1% 8.0% + 1.1 pp - 0.9 pp County, NH-Black 15.1% 15.4% 13.6% 17.1% + 2.0 pp Comparator n = 56 n = 54 n = 48 n = 28 Program participants 8.9% 7.4% 4.2% 3.6% - 5.3 pp - 0.8 pp County, Hispanic 11.4% 8.6% 6.5% 6.9% - 4.5 pp Comparator PROGRAM SITE 2012 2014 2015 2016 n = 52 17.3% n = 256 13.1% n = 152 11.8% 14.0% 12.6% n = 119 Program participants County, NH-Black Clayton County Program participants County, NH-Black Lowndes County Dougherty County Colquitt County pp = percentage points NH = Non-Hispanic Across sites, Clayton County and Lowndes County experienced small increases in rates of low birth weight relative to their county comparator (Table 2), while Dougherty County and Colquitt County experienced declines. Again, program participants were considered at greater risk for poor outcomes than the county comparator. Table 2. Change in Rates of Low Birth Weight for Each Program Relative to Comparator, 2012-2016 Change in Rate 2012 - 2016 Change Relative to Comparator n = 119 15.1% + 1.6 pp + 1.3 pp 14.0% 14.6% + 0.3 pp Comparator n = 44 n = 47 16.7% 13.6% 21.2% + 3.6 pp + 1.6 pp 13.9% 15.8% 13.8% 15.9% + 2.0 pp Comparator Dougherty County n = 60 n = 58 n = 39 n = 40 Program participants 11.7% 11.7% 5.1% 13.0% + 1.3 pp - 1.9 pp County, NH-Black 13.6% 16.7% 14.4% 16.8% + 3.2 pp Comparator Colquitt County n = 56 n = 54 n = 48 n = 28 Program participants 10.7% 5.6% 4.2% 3.6% - 7.1 pp -5.7 pp County, Hispanic 6.0% 5.6% 6.5% 4.6% - 1.4 pp Comparator 2012 2014 2015 2016 n = 52 13.5% n = 256 12.3% n = 152 12.5% County, NH-Black 14.3% 12.1% Lowndes County n = 119 n = 78 Program participants 17.6% County, NH-Black PROGRAM SITE Clayton County Program participants pp = percentage points