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                                              AGE OF GROOM BY AGE OF BRIDE
                                                ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 2003


                                                          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     0    888     320     39     10      2      0      1      0      0      0      0      0    0    0     1,260

  20-24     2  1,761   3,600    653    177     66     13      6      0      0      0      0      0    0    0     6,278

  25-29     0    378   1,982  1,657    530    188     57     23      2      0      1      0      0    1    0     4,819

  30-34     0     97     662  1,058    964    444    173     46     12      2      0      0      0    0    0     3,458

  35-39     0     32     186    468    676    734    356    123     40     11      5      1      1    0    0     2,633

  40-44     0     11      72    178    385    579    591    261     74     22      4      3      0    0    0     2,180

  45-49     0      4      22     68    167    275    482    388    140     34     10      4      1    0    0     1,595

  50-54     0      2       6     17     57    122    236    303    204     71     24      2      1    1    0     1,046

  55-59     0      1       7     15     16     51    102    152    199    144     65     12      2    0    0       766

  60-64     0      1       1      3      5     23     33     53     68    122     90     22      3    6    0       430

  65-69     0      1       0      1      2      6     15     21     34     61     87     54     21    7    0       310

  70-74     0      0       0      0      0      1      6     10     11     18     38     60     54   15    0       213

  75+       0      0       1      0      0      0      2     10      8     11     25     43     57   81    0       238

  TOTAL     2  3,176   6,859  4,157  2,989  2,491  2,066  1,397    792    496    349    201    140  111    0    25,226






                                    PERCENT MARRIAGES BY DAY OF WEEK AND MONTH OF YEAR
                                             ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1999 - 2003


                                                      1999     2000     2001     2002     2003
                             DAY OF THE WEEK

                             SUNDAY                    6.8      5.7      5.4      5.4      5.5
                             MONDAY                    7.5      8.5      8.4      7.7      7.8
                             TUESDAY                   6.0      6.5      6.2      6.9      6.5
                             WEDNESDAY                 6.3      5.9      8.1      6.2      7.4
                             THURSDAY                  7.4      6.7      7.3      8.8      7.3
                             FRIDAY                   22.2     21.2     21.0     21.0     22.8
                             SATURDAY                 43.7     45.5     43.7     43.9     42.8

                             MONTH OF THE YEAR

                             JANUARY                   6.1      6.5      5.8      5.6      5.8
                             FEBRUARY                  7.5      8.6      7.5      8.0      8.0
                             MARCH                     8.0      8.2      9.0      8.6      8.4
                             APRIL                     8.0      8.1      8.3      7.8      7.9
                             MAY                      10.0      9.8      9.5      9.8     11.0
                             JUNE                     10.5     10.9     11.7     11.2     10.6
                             JULY                      9.6      9.6      8.8      8.9      8.8
                             AUGUST                    8.2      7.9      8.2      9.3      8.8
                             SEPTEMBER                 8.2      8.7      8.8      8.1      7.7
                             OCTOBER                   8.4      7.4      7.9      7.8      8.4
                             NOVEMBER                  7.2      6.5      6.6      7.6      6.9
                             DECEMBER                  8.3      7.5      8.0      7.5      7.6

                             TOTAL MARRIAGES        28,050   27,541   26,663   25,591   25,226




       NOTE:    RESIDENCE IS DETERMINED BY GROOM ONLY
       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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