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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


E.  Live Birth Interval

Plural Delivery       115    1.3       78     1.4      36    1.8       131    1.8

First Live Birth    2,996   34.2    1,272    23.2     386   19.1     5,323   18.7

1-11 Months            70    0.8       29     0.5       5    0.2       203    0.6

12-17 Months          434    5.0      231     4.2      78    3.9       983    3.1

18-23 Months          521    6.0      331     6.0     118    5.8     1,035    4.6

24+ Months          4,453   50.9    3,414    62.2   1,335   65.9     3,732   67.5

Unknown               163    1.9      134     2.4      67    3.3       252    3.7


F.  Pregnancy Interval

Plural Delivery       115    1.3       78     1.4      36    1.8       131    1.8

First Pregnancy     2,321   26.5      978    17.8     254   12.5     4,371   12.3

1-11 Months           290    3.3      169     3.1      59    2.9       456    4.6

12-17 Months          748    8.5      414     7.5     164    8.1     1,377    7.7

18-23 Months          651    7.4      411     7.5     155    7.7     1,160    5.8

24+ Months          4,274   48.8    3,238    59.0   1,253   61.9     3,712   62.0

Unknown               353    4.0      201     3.7     104    5.1       452    5.8


G.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began

First Trimester     7,104   81.2    4,624    84.2   1,622   80.1     8,514   76.1

Second Trimester    1,059   12.1      535     9.7     256   12.6     2,132   14.4

Third Trimester       207    2.4      108     2.0      50    2.5       485    4.3

None                  181    2.1       89     1.6      45    2.2       301    2.1

Unknown               201    2.3      133     2.4      52    2.6       227    3.1


H.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                  181    2.1       89     1.6      45    2.2       301    2.1

1-4 Visits            280    3.2      139     2.5      83    4.1       622    4.6

5-9 Visits          1,546   17.7      914    16.7     387   19.1     2,531   21.5

10-12 Visits        3,467   39.6    2,320    42.3     804   39.7     4,133   39.0

13-15 Visits        2,164   24.7    1,360    24.8     457   22.6     2,646   19.6

16-30 Visits          851    9.7      485     8.8     178    8.8     1,061    9.5

Unknown               263    3.0      182     3.3      71    3.5       365    3.7


 
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