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                     SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY EDUCATION OF MOTHER
                                           ARKANSAS 1995 


                       0-8 Years      9-11 Years       12 Years     13-15 Years      16+ Years   Unk
                       No.    Pct     No.    Pct      No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct   No.

TOTAL                1,411  100.0   6,755  100.0   14,236  100.0   7,247  100.0   5,233  100.0   272

A.  Live Birth Order

First                  637   45.1   3,291   48.7    5,824   40.9   3,141   43.3   2,508   47.9   106

Second                 335   23.7   1,746   25.8    4,968   34.9   2,495   34.4   1,798   34.4    72

Third                  206   14.6     965   14.3    2,270   15.9   1,083   14.9     642   12.3    41

Fourth                 120    8.5     425    6.3      768    5.4     357    4.9     212    4.1    16

Fifth +                111    7.9     326    4.8      396    2.8     169    2.3      72    1.4    23

Unknown                  2    0.1       2    0.0       10    0.1       2    0.0       1    0.0    14


B.  Pregnancy Order

First                  581   41.2   2,906   43.0    4,825   33.9   2,487   34.3   2,049   39.2    88

Second                 303   21.5   1,665   24.6    4,591   32.2   2,390   33.0   1,706   32.6    71

Third                  216   15.3   1,049   15.5    2,671   18.8   1,277   17.6     871   16.6    39

Fourth                 133    9.4     539    8.0    1,224    8.6     601    8.3     348    6.7    27

Fifth +                175   12.4     583    8.6      888    6.2     480    6.6     255    4.9    28

Unknown                  3    0.2      13    0.2       37    0.3      12    0.2       4    0.1    19


C.  Live Birth Interval

Plural Delivery         12    0.9      54    0.8      164    1.2     101    1.4      86    1.6     4

First Live Birth       637   45.1   3,291   48.7    5,824   40.9   3,141   43.3   2,508   47.9   106

1-11 Months             24    1.7     150    2.2      186    1.3      44    0.6      16    0.3     5

12-17 Months           118    8.4     591    8.7      930    6.5     325    4.5     178    3.4    20

18-23 Months           111    7.9     541    8.0      927    6.5     438    6.0     306    5.8    12

24+ Months             473   33.5   1,968   29.1    5,919   41.6   3,084   42.6   2,084   39.8    66

Unknown                 36    2.6     160    2.4      286    2.0     114    1.6      55    1.1    59


D.  Pregnancy Interval

Plural Delivery         12    0.9      54    0.8      164    1.2     101    1.4      86    1.6     4

First Pregnancy        581   41.2   2,906   43.0    4,825   33.9   2,487   34.3   2,049   39.2    88

1-11 Months             57    4.0     275    4.1      467    3.3     233    3.2     154    2.9    10

12-17 Months           156   11.1     768   11.4    1,377    9.7     606    8.4     374    7.1    24

18-23 Months           119    8.4     606    9.0    1,111    7.8     550    7.6     369    7.1    15

24+ Months             441   31.3   1,889   28.0    5,769   40.5   3,012   41.6   2,037   38.9    63

Unknown                 45    3.2     257    3.8      523    3.7     258    3.6     164    3.1    68


 
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