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                                              AGE OF GROOM BY AGE OF BRIDE
                                                ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 2005


                                                          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     5    937     345     60      9      8      3      1      0      0      0      0      0    0    0     1,368

  20-24     1  1,993   4,303    896    270     87     30     11      3      0      0      0      0    0    0     7,594

  25-29     0    419   2,816  2,558    793    283     90     23     14      1      0      0      0    0    0     6,997

  30-34     1     89     864  1,589  1,447    574    249     63     14      2      0      0      1    0    0     4,893

  35-39     0     35     274    744  1,115  1,035    500    176     46     10      2      3      1    0    0     3,941

  40-44     0     14     114    300    530    890    943    405    156     24      9      4      0    1    0     3,390

  45-49     0      6      54    112    261    444    735    662    270     88     21      8      3    0    0     2,664

  50-54     0      3      16     43     92    174    361    454    398    116     31      3      5    2    0     1,698

  55-59     0      1      14     18     38    102    185    244    322    282     87     14      7    1    0     1,315

  60-64     0      0       3      7     13     32     49    123    130    190    178     57      8    2    0       792

  65-69     0      0       1      3      5     10     27     38     56     65    118     92     26    6    0       447

  70-74     0      0       1      1      0      6      7     15     22     25     70     80     71   29    0       327

  75+       0      0       0      0      0      3      4     11     12     21     41     59     88  204    0       443

  TOTAL     7  3,497   8,805  6,331  4,573  3,648  3,183  2,226  1,443    824    557    320    210  245    0    35,869






                                    PERCENT MARRIAGES BY DAY OF WEEK AND MONTH OF YEAR
                                             ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 2001 - 2005


                                                      2001     2002     2003     2004     2005
                             DAY OF THE WEEK

                             SUNDAY                    4.4      4.4      4.4      5.1      4.6
                             MONDAY                    9.7      9.2      9.2      9.0      9.9
                             TUESDAY                   7.1      7.6      7.3      7.5      7.4
                             WEDNESDAY                 8.5      6.8      7.9      7.1      7.0
                             THURSDAY                  8.0      9.4      8.1      8.6      8.5
                             FRIDAY                   23.1     23.5     25.0     23.3     22.3
                             SATURDAY                 39.1     39.1     38.1     39.5     40.3

                             MONTH OF THE YEAR

                             JANUARY                   5.7      5.6      6.0      6.2      6.0
                             FEBRUARY                  7.6      8.2      8.3      8.4      7.9
                             MARCH                     9.0      8.7      8.5      7.9      8.1
                             APRIL                     8.6      7.8      8.0      8.3      8.5
                             MAY                       9.2      9.6     10.5      9.9      9.8
                             JUNE                     11.2     10.8     10.3      9.9     10.3
                             JULY                      8.8      9.2      9.0     10.3     10.0
                             AUGUST                    8.3      9.5      8.9      8.0      8.0
                             SEPTEMBER                 8.6      7.9      7.5      8.1      8.5
                             OCTOBER                   8.2      8.1      8.5      9.0      8.7
                             NOVEMBER                  6.9      7.4      7.0      6.6      6.6
                             DECEMBER                  7.9      7.2      7.5      7.3      7.7

                             TOTAL MARRIAGES        40,197   38,906   38,014   36,906   35,869




       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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