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                                    SPONTANEOUS ABORTIONS (<20 WEEKS), AGE OF FEMALE BY RACE
                                                     ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1997


                                                     TOTAL    WHITE     BLACK    OTHER   UNKNOWN

                                AGE                    890      661      206       11       12

                                <15                     11        3        8        0        0

                                15-17                   79       52       27        0        0

                                18-19                  126       85       38        1        2

                                20-24                  216      159       50        1        6

                                25-29                  195      152       39        3        1

                                30-34                  139      110       23        3        3

                                35-39                   85       71       13        1        0

                                40+                     29       22        6        1        0

                                UNKNOWN                 10        7        2        1        0








                                 SPONTANEOUS ABORTIONS (<20 WEEKS) BY MARITAL STATUS OF FEMALE
                                                     ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1997


                                                                   NUMBER    PERCENT

                                           MARRIED                    505       56.7

                                           UNMARRIED                  368       41.3

                                           UNKNOWN                     17        1.9

                                           TOTAL                      890      100.0









                               NOTE:  OUT-OF-STATE OCCURRENCES TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS ARE NOT USUALLY
                                      REPORTED

                               SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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