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                                              AGE OF GROOM BY AGE OF BRIDE
                                                ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 1998


                                                          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     7  1,412     416     78     27      7      1      0      1      0      1      0      0    1    0     1,951

  20-24     2  2,522   4,342    999    259     93     29      9      2      1      0      0      1    8    0     8,267

  25-29     0    598   2,861  2,730    975    342    102     27      6      0      0      0      0    3    0     7,644

  30-34     0    154     889  1,750  1,490    753    278    105     19      6      2      0      1   10    0     5,457

  35-39     0     34     347    805  1,227  1,238    643    193     58     11      5      0      0    5    1     4,567

  40-44     0     22      99    307    639    940    867    342    133     28      7      5      0    7    1     3,397

  45-49     0      8      40    116    273    485    639    545    209     49     17      5      1    5    0     2,392

  50-54     0      3      16     42    109    207    369    496    354    100     36      9      3    3    0     1,747

  55-59     0      2       5     21     37     71    142    222    284    189     50     20      4    6    0     1,053

  60-64     0      0       4      6     18     30     56     91    140    164    126     43     19    9    0       706

  65-69     0      0       2      7      8      7     18     35     66     74     97     78     24    5    0       421

  70-74     0      0       1      5      2      1     11     20     19     41     71     89     59   23    0       342

  75+       0      5       2      9      3      8      7     14     18     20     37     61     73   98    1       356

  UNK       0      0       1      0      0      1      0      0      0      0      0      0      0    0    0         2

  TOTAL     9  4,760   9,025  6,875  5,067  4,183  3,162  2,099  1,309    683    449    310    185  183    3    38,302






                                    PERCENT MARRIAGES BY DAY OF WEEK AND MONTH OF YEAR
                                             ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 1994 - 1998


                                                      1994     1995     1996     1997     1998
                             DAY OF THE WEEK

                             SUNDAY                    4.7      5.3      4.5      4.2      4.4
                             MONDAY                    9.9      8.8      9.5      9.2      9.0
                             TUESDAY                   7.0      8.0      7.3      6.9      7.0
                             WEDNESDAY                 6.6      6.8      7.8      7.6      6.7
                             THURSDAY                  8.1      7.9      8.4      8.1      8.4
                             FRIDAY                   25.2     25.4     24.2     26.3     23.9
                             SATURDAY                 38.5     37.8     38.3     37.9     40.6

                             MONTH OF THE YEAR

                             JANUARY                   6.0      5.9      5.5      5.8      6.3
                             FEBRUARY                  7.2      7.2      7.2      7.8      8.3
                             MARCH                     7.5      8.0      8.3      8.4      8.0
                             APRIL                     8.2      8.1      7.8      7.7      8.0
                             MAY                       9.2      9.5      9.8     10.3     10.4
                             JUNE                     10.3     10.5     11.0     10.3     11.0
                             JULY                     10.2      9.7      9.2      9.3      9.7
                             AUGUST                    8.7      8.6     10.1     10.0      9.1
                             SEPTEMBER                 8.7      8.7      7.7      7.8      8.6
                             OCTOBER                   8.3      7.4      7.6      8.0      8.3
                             NOVEMBER                  6.9      7.3      7.4      7.2      7.2
                             DECEMBER                  8.9      9.0      8.3      7.5      5.1

                             TOTAL MARRIAGES        38,339   39,133   39,143   39,736   38,302




       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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