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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


P.  Live Birth Order by Race

White    
  Total             7,249  100.0    4,569   100.0   1,638  100.0     8,756  100.0

  First             2,621   36.2    1,103    24.1     337   20.6     4,312   20.6

  Second            2,807   38.7    1,838    40.2     498   30.4     3,093   21.8

  Third             1,294   17.9    1,029    22.5     443   27.0     1,024   24.0

  Fourth              382    5.3      416     9.1     197   12.0       266   17.2

  Fifth +             145    2.0      179     3.9     161    9.8        54   16.4

  Unknown               0    0.0        4     0.1       2    0.1         7    0.0


Black    
  Total             1,335  100.0      810   100.0     345  100.0     2,698  100.0

  First               305   22.8      137    16.9      42   12.2       914    9.6

  Second              438   32.8      266    32.8      76   22.0       935   17.3

  Third               283   21.2      202    24.9      84   24.3       502   19.2

  Fourth              158   11.8       96    11.9      54   15.7       217   25.0

  Fifth +             150   11.2      106    13.1      89   25.8       127   28.8

  Unknown               1    0.1        3     0.4       0    0.0         3    0.0


Other    
  Total               162  100.0      107   100.0      41  100.0       200  100.0

  First                68   42.0       31    29.0       6   14.6        95   20.0

  Second               45   27.8       40    37.4      16   39.0        79   40.0

  Third                27   16.7       20    18.7      11   26.8        23   10.0

  Fourth               15    9.3        9     8.4       1    2.4         2   10.0

  Fifth +               7    4.3        7     6.5       7   17.1         1   20.0


 
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