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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


P.  Live Birth Order by Race

White    
  Total                69  100.0    1,558  100.0    2,759  100.0     8,756  100.0

  First                66   95.7    1,426   91.5    2,126   77.1     4,312   49.2

  Second                3    4.3      124    8.0      541   19.6     3,093   35.3

  Third                 0    0.0        8    0.5       82    3.0     1,024   11.7

  Fourth                0    0.0        0    0.0        8    0.3       266    3.0

  Fifth +               0    0.0        0    0.0        1    0.0        54    0.6

  Unknown               0    0.0        0    0.0        1    0.0         7    0.1


Black    
  Total               119  100.0    1,048  100.0    1,264  100.0     2,698  100.0

  First               117   98.3      865   82.5      799   63.2       914   33.9

  Second                2    1.7      165   15.7      359   28.4       935   34.7

  Third                 0    0.0       14    1.3       85    6.7       502   18.6

  Fourth                0    0.0        2    0.2       15    1.2       217    8.0

  Fifth +               0    0.0        0    0.0        3    0.2       127    4.7

  Unknown               0    0.0        2    0.2        3    0.2         3    0.1


Other    
  Total                 3  100.0       32  100.0       50  100.0       200  100.0

  First                 3  100.0       31   96.9       36   72.0        95   47.5

  Second                0    0.0        1    3.1       12   24.0        79   39.5

  Third                 0    0.0        0    0.0        1    2.0        23   11.5

  Fourth                0    0.0        0    0.0        1    2.0         2    1.0

  Fifth +               0    0.0        0    0.0        0    0.0         1    0.5


 
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