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                                              AGE OF GROOM BY AGE OF BRIDE
                                                ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 2002


                                                          BRIDE

  GROOM   <15  15-19   20-24  25-29  30-34  35-39  40-44  45-49  50-54  55-59  60-64  65-69  70-74  75+  UNK     TOTAL

  15-19     3    920     310     44     13      2      3      0      0      0      0      0      0    0    0     1,295

  20-24     1  1,815   3,548    668    181     57     14     10      0      0      0      0      0    0    0     6,294

  25-29     0    353   2,016  1,634    561    183     53     20      7      1      0      0      0    1    0     4,829

  30-34     0     69     690  1,126  1,033    386    156     61      9      3      1      0      0    0    0     3,534

  35-39     0     36     213    473    810    707    366    141     37     10      2      1      0    0    0     2,796

  40-44     0     17      86    177    377    617    611    278     90     22      5      1      0    1    0     2,282

  45-49     0      5      30     70    134    316    432    421    129     32      9      3      0    0    0     1,581

  50-54     0      5       4     32     49    136    239    279    257     84     24      8      3    1    0     1,121

  55-59     0      1       3     12     24     54    110    157    179    138     39     10      7    2    0       736

  60-64     0      0       3      1     10     14     34     62     75    100     99     32      6    2    0       438

  65-69     0      0       1      3      3      6     16     19     41     43     65     47     17    4    0       265

  70-74     0      0       0      0      1      3      4     10     14     20     37     47     40   15    0       191

  75+       0      0       1      0      0      0      1     10      9     10     23     44     56   75    0       229

  TOTAL     4  3,221   6,905  4,240  3,196  2,481  2,039  1,468    847    463    304    193    129  101    0    25,591






                                    PERCENT MARRIAGES BY DAY OF WEEK AND MONTH OF YEAR
                                             ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1998 - 2002


                                                      1998     1999     2000     2001     2002
                             DAY OF THE WEEK

                             SUNDAY                     -       6.8      5.7      5.4      5.4
                             MONDAY                     -       7.5      8.5      8.4      7.7
                             TUESDAY                    -       6.0      6.5      6.2      6.9
                             WEDNESDAY                  -       6.3      5.9      8.1      6.2
                             THURSDAY                   -       7.4      6.7      7.3      8.8
                             FRIDAY                     -      22.2     21.2     21.0     21.0
                             SATURDAY                   -      43.7     45.5     43.7     43.9

                             MONTH OF THE YEAR

                             JANUARY                    -       6.1      6.5      5.8      5.6
                             FEBRUARY                   -       7.5      8.6      7.5      8.0
                             MARCH                      -       8.0      8.2      9.0      8.6
                             APRIL                      -       8.0      8.1      8.3      7.8
                             MAY                        -      10.0      9.8      9.5      9.8
                             JUNE                       -      10.5     10.9     11.7     11.2
                             JULY                       -       9.6      9.6      8.8      8.9
                             AUGUST                     -       8.2      7.9      8.2      9.3
                             SEPTEMBER                  -       8.2      8.7      8.8      8.1
                             OCTOBER                    -       8.4      7.4      7.9      7.8
                             NOVEMBER                   -       7.2      6.5      6.6      7.6
                             DECEMBER                   -       8.3      7.5      8.0      7.5

                             TOTAL MARRIAGES             -   28,050   27,541   26,663   25,591




       NOTE:    RESIDENCE IS DETERMINED BY GROOM ONLY
       SOURCE:  Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health, DHHS
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