Infant Mortality Summaries

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2020 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Summary
2019 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Summary
2016 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Summary
2015 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Summary
2014 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Summary

Infant Mortality ZIP Code Maps

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2015-2019 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Rate by ZIP code
2012-2016 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Rate by ZIP code
2011-2015 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Rate by ZIP Code
2012-2014 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Rate by ZIP Code
2011-2013 Tarrant County Infant Mortality Rate by ZIP Code

Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) Reports

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2016-2019 Tarrant County Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR)

Maternal and Child Health Reports

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Title Summary
Breastfeeding - Full brief 90 percent of Tarrant County infants were breastfeeding at time of discharge from place of birth.
Live Births - Full brief In 2021, the birth rate in Tarrant County was significantly higher than the U.S.
Maternal Obesity and Diabetes - Full brief
Obese mothers had significantly higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, cesarean deliveries, and preterm births compared to healthy weight mothers.
Paternal Status among Live Births - Full brief In 2021, 11% of Tarrant County live births had no father listed on the birth certificate.
Preconception Health and Family Planning - Full brief
57 percent of Tarrant County women aged 18-44 years have never had a health professional talk to them about ways to prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby during a routine health care visit.
Prematurity - Full brief One out of every 10 infants in Tarrant County is born premature.
Prenatal Care - Full brief
In 2020, the percentage of Tarrant County live births that received prenatal care in the first trimester was significantly lower than Texas and the United States.
Smoking during pregnancy - Full brief
Tarrant County had a 55 percent decrease in smoking during pregnancy from 2011 to 2020.
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death - Full brief For the five years from 2016 to 2020, there were 125 SUID deaths in Tarrant County.
Child Mortality in Tarrant County
The mortality rate among children in Tarrant County aged 1-17 years decreased three percent from 2012 to 2016.
Teen Pregnancy - Full brief Tarrant County's teen pregnancy rate decreased 49% from 2011 to 2020.
Maternal Hypertension - Full brief
From 2012-2021 maternal hypertension increased significantly across all race/ethnicity groups in Tarrant County.

Pregnancy Spacing - Full brief

Tarrant County infants with less than 6 month pregnancy spacing and 6-17 month pregnancy spacing had significantly higher infant mortality rates than those born after an 18-59 month pregnancy spacing.