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                                              AGE OF GROOM BY AGE OF BRIDE
                                                ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 1995


                                                          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

  TOTAL    21  5,654   9,800  6,753  5,338  3,913  2,946  1,959  1,106    553    402    295    198  116   79    39,133

  15-19    13  1,705     476     78     28      7      2      2      0      0      0      0      1    0    5     2,317

  20-24     8  3,021   4,860  1,142    339     94     33     16      4      1      0      1      0    1   12     9,532

  25-29     0    685   2,911  2,503    945    361    134     29      3      1      0      0      0    0    9     7,581

  30-34     0    157   1,032  1,726  1,674    777    323     88     16      5      0      0      0    0   10     5,808

  35-39     0     49     336    778  1,247  1,139    536    180     51     13      2      0      0    0   12     4,343

  40-44     0     18     112    318    649    808    742    329    101     19      4      1      1    0    4     3,106

  45-49     0      7      40    126    288    445    627    528    159     49     15      1      2    1    6     2,294

  50-54     0      6      17     52    114    171    316    417    297     89     21      4      3    0    3     1,510

  55-59     0      1       4     11     30     55    138    207    225    141     42     13      1    1    4       873

  60-64     0      0       3      7      9     25     49     97    147    126    117     44     11    8    2       645

  65-69     0      0       0      2      3     21     31     46     58     54     94     80     26    5    2       422

  70-74     0      2       0      1      3      4      5      9     31     39     67     86     66   18    0       331

  75+       0      0       0      1      3      2      7     10     13     15     39     65     87   81    2       325

  UNK       0      3       9      8      6      4      3      1      1      1      1      0      0    1    8        46






                                    PERCENT MARRIAGES BY DAY OF WEEK AND MONTH OF YEAR
                                             ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 1991 - 1995


                                                      1991     1992     1993     1994     1995
                             DAY OF THE WEEK

                             SUNDAY                    4.6      4.7      5.9      4.7      5.3
                             MONDAY                    9.0      8.9      8.6      9.9      8.8
                             TUESDAY                   7.7      7.1      6.9      7.0      8.0
                             WEDNESDAY                 6.7      7.1      6.9      6.6      6.8
                             THURSDAY                  9.6      8.5      8.0      8.1      7.9
                             FRIDAY                   25.9     27.2     26.6     25.2     25.4
                             SATURDAY                 36.5     36.4     37.0     38.5     37.8

                             MONTH OF THE YEAR

                             JANUARY                   5.8      5.7      5.9      6.0      5.9
                             FEBRUARY                  7.2      8.6      7.3      7.2      7.2
                             MARCH                     8.2      7.4      7.6      7.5      8.0
                             APRIL                     7.5      7.2      7.6      8.2      8.1
                             MAY                       9.4      9.8      9.7      9.2      9.5
                             JUNE                     11.4     10.3     10.3     10.3     10.5
                             JULY                      9.3      9.5     10.5     10.2      9.7
                             AUGUST                   10.2      9.5      8.8      8.7      8.6
                             SEPTEMBER                 7.5      8.0      8.1      8.7      8.7
                             OCTOBER                   7.6      8.2      8.4      8.3      7.4
                             NOVEMBER                  7.4      7.3      7.1      6.9      7.3
                             DECEMBER                  8.5      8.5      8.7      8.9      9.0

                             TOTAL MARRIAGES        35,969   37,164   37,112   38,339   39,133




       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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