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                         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                             ARKANSAS 1995 


                          <15           15-17           18-19           20-24
                      No.    Pct      No.    Pct      No.    Pct       No.    Pct


N.  Computed Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              52   27.2      381   14.4      488   12.0     1,245   10.7

37-39 Weeks            50   26.2      929   35.2    1,500   36.8     4,648   39.9

40-41 Weeks            36   18.8      804   30.5    1,258   30.9     3,590   30.8

42+ Weeks              18    9.4      230    8.7      440   10.8     1,144    9.8

Unknown                35   18.3      294   11.1      387    9.5     1,032    8.9


O.  Clinical Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              30   15.7      260    9.9      401    9.8     1,038    8.9

37-39 Weeks            73   38.2      982   37.2    1,551   38.1     4,683   40.2

40-41 Weeks            77   40.3    1,302   49.4    1,999   49.1     5,514   47.3

42+ Weeks               8    4.2       76    2.9       93    2.3       297    2.5

Unknown                 3    1.6       18    0.7       29    0.7       127    1.1


 
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