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                        LIVE BIRTHS, ABORTIONS, AND FETAL DEATHS, BY AGE OF FEMALE
                                                ARKANSAS 2001



                                                                                  BIRTHS TO UNMARRIED FEMALES
                                              SPONTANEOUS       FETAL DEATHS
                     LIVE         INDUCED      ABORTIONS     (>=20 WEEKS AND/OR                 PERCENT OF
AGE                 BIRTHS       ABORTIONS    (<20 WEEKS)        >=350 GRAMS)         NUMBER   LIVE BIRTHS

TOTAL               36,982         5,674           664               291              13,375       36.2

11                       1             0             0                 0                   1      100.0
12                       5             2             0                 0                   5      100.0
13                      16             5             1                 0                  16      100.0
14                      87            29             0                 2                  83       95.4
15                     263            62             4                 1                 245       93.2
16                     511           107            14                 6                 437       85.5
17                   1,030           164            13                12                 836       81.2
18                   1,719           298            23                 9               1,250       72.7
19                   2,420           353            29                24               1,454       60.1

<15                    109            36             1                 2                 105       96.3

15-17                1,804           333            31                19               1,518       84.1

18-19                4,139           651            52                33               2,704       65.3

20-24               12,866         1,803           213                92               5,588       43.4

25-29                9,521         1,150           156                80               2,101       22.1

30-34                5,866           656           120                39                 854       14.6

35-39                2,232           384            59                16                 401       18.0

40+                    443           132            27                 8                 104       23.5

UNKNOWN                  2           529             5                 2                   0         - 





SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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