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                                       VITAL STATISTICS STATE SUMMARY:  ARKANSAS 2004


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                                                 L I V E   B I R T H S
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LIVE BIRTHS TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS, INCLUDING OUT-OF-STATE OCCURRENCES ...........................................  38,564
LIVE BIRTHS TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS OCCURRING IN OTHER STATES .....................................................   2,079
LIVE BIRTHS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS, INCLUDING NON-RESIDENTS ......................................................  37,862
LIVE BIRTHS TO NON-RESIDENTS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS ..............................................................   1,377


                           RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS, BY RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD

                           --------- WHITE --------           -------- BLACK -------           ------- OTHER -------
TOTAL     RATE              TOTAL    MALE    FEMALE           TOTAL    MALE   FEMALE           TOTAL   MALE   FEMALE

38,564    14.0             29,760   15,211   14,548           7,323   3,718    3,605           1,337    651     686



                                 RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS, BY AGE AND RACE OF MOTHER

                    TOTAL      <15      15-17      18-19       20-24      25-29      30-34      35-39      40+

ALL RACES          38,564      110      1,729       3,978     13,239     10,305      6,239      2,455      468
WHITE              29,760       57      1,136       2,826      9,859      8,314      5,156      1,996      387
BLACK               7,323       52        545       1,068      2,959      1,588        743        301       57
OTHER               1,337        0         46          78        368        361        316        146       22


                           RESIDENT LOW BIRTHWEIGHT LIVE BIRTHS, BY RACE OF MOTHER

TOTAL      PERCENT                   WHITE      PERCENT          BLACK      PERCENT          OTHER    PERCENT

3,623        9.4                     2,380        8.0            1,135        15.5            108       8.1



                           LIVE BIRTHS BY OCCURRENCE: LOCALE OF DELIVERY AND ATTENDANT

                         --------------- HOSPITAL ---------------           ------------ OUT-OF-HOSPITAL ------------
TOTAL                    TOTAL     PHYSICIAN   CN MIDWIFE   OTHER           TOTAL    PHYSICIAN    LAY MIDWIFE   OTHER

37,862                  37,503       37,276        113        69             358         29           158         167



                          RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS TO UNMARRIED MOTHERS, BY RACE AND AGE

                  TOTAL  PERCENT     <15     15-17     18-19     20-24     25-29     30-34     35-39     40+

ALL RACES        14,970    38.8      107     1,487     2,800     6,282     2,678      1E3       390      92
WHITE             8,835    29.7       54       912     1,715     3,590     1,568      660       248      63
BLACK             5,639    77.0       52       539     1,031     2,494     1,018      360       112      23
OTHER               457    34.2        0        34        48       181        87       73        28       6



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                              I N D U C E D  A B O R T I O N S  A N D  F E T A L  D E A T H S
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                                       INDUCED ABORTIONS AND FETAL DEATHS, BY RACE

                                                         TOTAL      WHITE      BLACK      OTHER     UNKNOWN

INDUCED ABORTIONS                                        3,999      2,438      1,343        136          82
FETAL DEATHS (>=20 WEEKS AND/OR >=350 GRAMS)               277        191         80          5           1
SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH