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                        LIVE BIRTHS, ABORTIONS, AND FETAL DEATHS, BY AGE OF FEMALE
                                                ARKANSAS 2005



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

TOTAL               39,219         4,122              282              15,780       40.2

11                       1             0                0                   1      100.0
12                       1             0                0                   1      100.0
13                      16            12                0                  15       93.8
14                      81            26                0                  78       96.3
15                     223            49                1                 209       93.7
16                     519            89                5                 460       88.6
17                     919           111                8                 784       85.3
18                   1,688           170               20               1,312       77.7
19                   2,294           210               21               1,539       67.1

<15                     99            38                0                  95       96.0

15-17                1,661           249               14               1,453       87.5

18-19                3,982           380               41               2,851       71.6

20-24               13,262         1,431               86               6,542       49.3

25-29               10,887           945               58               3,120       28.7

30-34                6,290           630               44               1,141       18.1

35-39                2,461           331               28                 431       17.5

40+                    539           112                9                 121       22.4

UNKNOWN                 38             6                2                  26       68.4





SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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