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                         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                             ARKANSAS 1995       ...Continued...


                        25-29           30-34           35-39             40+
                      No.    Pct      No.    Pct      No.    Pct       No.    Pct

TOTAL               8,752  100.0    5,489  100.0    2,025  100.0       326  100.0

A.  Education of Mother

0-8 Years             197    2.3      120    2.2       43    2.1        23    7.1

9-11 Years            735    8.4      353    6.4      168    8.3        28    8.6

12 Years            3,415   39.0    1,829   33.3      656   32.4        95   29.1

13-15 Years         2,261   25.8    1,403   25.6      484   23.9        68   20.9

16+ Years           2,096   23.9    1,748   31.8      657   32.4       104   31.9

Unknown                48    0.5       36    0.7       17    0.8         8    2.5


B.  Marital Status

Married             7,107   81.2    4,674   85.2    1,695   83.7       266   81.6

Unmarried           1,639   18.7      813   14.8      329   16.2        59   18.1

Unknown                 6    0.1        2    0.0        1    0.0         1    0.3


C.  Live Birth Order

First               2,996   34.2    1,272   23.2      386   19.1        61   18.7

Second              3,292   37.6    2,145   39.1      590   29.1        70   21.5

Third               1,604   18.3    1,252   22.8      538   26.6        74   22.7

Fourth                555    6.3      521    9.5      252   12.4        59   18.1

Fifth +               302    3.5      292    5.3      257   12.7        60   18.4

Unknown                 3    0.0        7    0.1        2    0.1         2    0.6


D.  Pregnancy Order

First               2,321   26.5      978   17.8      254   12.5        40   12.3

Second              2,945   33.6    1,750   31.9      471   23.3        54   16.6

Third               1,895   21.7    1,321   24.1      509   25.1        68   20.9

Fourth                884   10.1      728   13.3      334   16.5        57   17.5

Fifth +               691    7.9      696   12.7      452   22.3       104   31.9

Unknown                16    0.2       16    0.3        5    0.2         3    0.9


 
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