Access Perinatal and Medicaid Data
Below, you can find an array of valuable yearly and trend data regarding perinatal outcomes among Medicaid populations. The data charts and tables below are grouped by gestational age, demographic, and outcome characteristics. Alternatively, you can download a compilation of all tables and charts.
Trends in elective deliveries, 2007-2011
The charts and tables below depict trends in Medicaid singleton births by type of delivery, including early term elective inductions, early term elective cesarean sections, and early term elective deliveries.
Elective deliveries by gestational age
The data below depicts elective deliveries by type (induction or cesarean section) and by gestational age, including early elective deliveries (<39 weeks gestational age).
Demographic and health characteristics of mothers
The charts and tables below depict elective and early elective deliveries by various characteristics of the mother or delivery. This includes the mother’s age, race, ethnicity, education, pregnancy history, tobacco use, pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index, history of mental health and substance use, and birth attendant type.
Outcomes of early elective deliveries: neonatal hospital admissions
The data below depicts the number of neonates admitted to a hospital or a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), by delivery type and gestational age.
Medicaid singleton births as a percentage of all singleton births, by state in 2010
The data below depicts what percentage of singleton births are Medicaid singleton births, by state.