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                           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY RACE OF MOTHER
                                               ARKANSAS 1995 


                                                                   ------------  Race of Mother  -------------
                                                      Total             White            Black        Other
                                                    No.    Pct        No.    Pct       No.    Pct   No.    Pct


Z.  Congenital Anomalies of the Newborn

Anencephalus                                          9   0.03          4   0.01         5   0.07     0   0.00

Spina Bifida/Meningocele                              9   0.03          8   0.03         1   0.01     0   0.00

Hydrocephalus                                         8   0.02          6   0.02         2   0.03     0   0.00

Microcephalus                                         9   0.03          7   0.03         2   0.03     0   0.00

Other Central Nervous System Anomalies               16   0.05         10   0.04         6   0.08     0   0.00

Heart Malformations                                  49   0.14         25   0.09        23   0.30     1   0.17

Other Circulatory/Respiratory Anomalies              31   0.09         22   0.08         8   0.10     1   0.17

Rectal Atresia/Stenosis                               8   0.02          4   0.01         4   0.05     0   0.00

Tracheo Esophageal Fistula/Esophageal Atresia         1   0.00          1   0.00         0   0.00     0   0.00

Omphalocele/Gastroschisis                            24   0.07         13   0.05        11   0.14     0   0.00

Other Gastrointestinal Anomalies                     11   0.03          7   0.03         4   0.05     0   0.00

Malformed Genitalia                                  51   0.15         41   0.15        10   0.13     0   0.00

Renal Agenesis                                        7   0.02          3   0.01         4   0.05     0   0.00

Other Urogenital Anomalies                           29   0.08         18   0.07        11   0.14     0   0.00

Cleft lip/Palate                                     42   0.12         34   0.13         7   0.09     1   0.17

Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly                      50   0.14         26   0.10        22   0.29     2   0.33

Club Foot                                            36   0.10         29   0.11         6   0.08     1   0.17

Diaphragmatic Hernia                                  5   0.01          5   0.02         0   0.00     0   0.00

Other Musculoskeletal/Integumental Anomalies         62   0.18         45   0.17        17   0.22     0   0.00

Down Syndrome                                        17   0.05         12   0.04         5   0.07     0   0.00

Other Chromosomal Anomalies                          20   0.06         16   0.06         4   0.05     0   0.00

Other and Unspecifed Congenital Anomalies            68   0.19         46   0.17        21   0.27     1   0.17

Total Births with Congenital Anomalies              496   1.41        341   1.27       149   1.94     6   0.99


 
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