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                                       VITAL STATISTICS STATE SUMMARY:  ARKANSAS 2005


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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 ...........................................  39,219
LIVE BIRTHS TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS OCCURRING IN OTHER STATES .....................................................   2,166
LIVE BIRTHS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS, INCLUDING NON-RESIDENTS ......................................................  38,401
LIVE BIRTHS TO NON-RESIDENTS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS ..............................................................   1,348


                           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

39,219    14.1             30,173   15,371   14,802           7,403   3,725    3,678           1,580    790     790



                                 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          39,219       99      1,661       3,982     13,262     10,887      6,290      2,461      539
WHITE              30,173       49      1,086       2,822      9,899      8,687      5,166      2,012      420
BLACK               7,403       48        527       1,057      2,944      1,698        760        284       84
OTHER               1,580        2         42          99        402        489        354        160       32


                           RESIDENT LOW BIRTHWEIGHT LIVE BIRTHS, BY RACE OF MOTHER

TOTAL      PERCENT                   WHITE      PERCENT          BLACK      PERCENT          OTHER    PERCENT

3,468        8.8                     2,281        7.6            1,069        14.4            118       7.5



                           LIVE BIRTHS BY OCCURRENCE: LOCALE OF DELIVERY AND ATTENDANT

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

38,401                  38,071       37,897        102        63             329         36           145         146



                          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        15,780    40.2       95     1,453     2,851     6,542     3,120      1E3       431     121
WHITE             9,481    31.4       45       892     1,779     3,886     1,826      683       274      74
BLACK             5,707    77.1       48       520     1,007     2,450     1,144      373       125      39
OTHER               570    36.1        2        39        61       199       146       83        32       8



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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                                        4,122      2,522      1,272        291          37
FETAL DEATHS (>=20 WEEKS AND/OR >=350 GRAMS)               282        189         90          2           1
SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH