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                        LIVE BIRTHS, ABORTIONS, AND FETAL DEATHS, BY AGE OF FEMALE
                                                ARKANSAS 2004



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

TOTAL               38,564         3,999              277              14,970       38.8

11                       0             1                0                   0         -
12                       5             1                0                   5      100.0
13                      16            14                0                  16      100.0
14                      89            24                0                  86       96.6
15                     222            55                1                 215       96.8
16                     546            98                5                 483       88.5
17                     961           132               10                 789       82.1
18                   1,645           179               13               1,226       74.5
19                   2,333           248               11               1,574       67.5

<15                    110            40                0                 107       97.3

15-17                1,729           285               16               1,487       86.0

18-19                3,978           427               24               2,800       70.4

20-24               13,239         1,276               99               6,282       47.5

25-29               10,305           929               55               2,678       26.0

30-34                6,239           567               52               1,098       17.6

35-39                2,455           333               21                 390       15.9

40+                    468           133                7                  92       19.7

UNKNOWN                 41             9                3                  36       87.8





SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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