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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.


I.  Attendant at Birth

M.D.                 1,305   92.5   6,343   93.9   13,538   95.1   7,006   96.7   5,112   97.7   250

D.O.                    43    3.0     214    3.2      385    2.7     118    1.6      50    1.0     6

C.N.M.                  31    2.2     151    2.2      187    1.3      56    0.8      19    0.4    10

Other Midwife           22    1.6      19    0.3       69    0.5      37    0.5      40    0.8     0

Other                    9    0.6      25    0.4       56    0.4      29    0.4      10    0.2     2

Unknown                  1    0.1       3    0.0        1    0.0       1    0.0       2    0.0     4


J.  Method of Delivery

Vaginal              1,077   76.3   5,210   77.1   10,083   70.8   5,041   69.6   3,562   68.1   213

VBAC                    28    2.0     119    1.8      359    2.5     172    2.4     152    2.9     6

Primary C-Section      196   13.9     896   13.3    2,230   15.7   1,235   17.0     949   18.1    28

Repeat C-Section       109    7.7     505    7.5    1,530   10.7     780   10.8     561   10.7    16

Not Reported             1    0.1      25    0.4       34    0.2      19    0.3       9    0.2     9


K.  Birth Weight

<1500 Grams             34    2.4     110    1.6      204    1.4     101    1.4      67    1.3    33

1500-2499 Grams        106    7.5     580    8.6      977    6.9     408    5.6     229    4.4    27

2500+ Grams          1,266   89.7   6,054   89.6   13,034   91.6   6,734   92.9   4,935   94.3   202

Unknown                  5    0.4      11    0.2       21    0.1       4    0.1       2    0.0    10


L.  Computed Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              193   13.7     846   12.5    1,593   11.2     734   10.1     446    8.5    57

37-39 Weeks            504   35.7   2,510   37.2    5,894   41.4   3,200   44.2   2,483   47.4    75

40-41 Weeks            413   29.3   1,952   28.9    4,286   30.1   2,115   29.2   1,632   31.2    41

42+ Weeks              155   11.0     717   10.6    1,264    8.9     597    8.2     351    6.7    24

Unknown                146   10.3     730   10.8    1,199    8.4     601    8.3     321    6.1    75


M.  Clinical Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              156   11.1     667    9.9    1,265    8.9     625    8.6     411    7.9    66

37-39 Weeks            505   35.8   2,710   40.1    5,849   41.1   3,121   43.1   2,365   45.2    74

40-41 Weeks            700   49.6   3,150   46.6    6,612   46.4   3,216   44.4   2,225   42.5   112

42+ Weeks               35    2.5     188    2.8      329    2.3     172    2.4      96    1.8     6

Unknown                 15    1.1      40    0.6      181    1.3     113    1.6     136    2.6    14


 
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