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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

S.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

Febrile                                            2    1.0        57    2.2        84    2.1        186   1.6

Meconium, Moderate/Heavy                          16    8.4       184    7.0       238    5.8        646   5.5

Premature Rupture of Membranes                    11    5.8       108    4.1       138    3.4        346   3.0

Abruptio Placenta                                  3    1.6        13    0.5        23    0.6         90   0.8

Placenta Previa                                    1    0.5         3    0.1         8    0.2         22   0.2

Other Excessive Bleeding                           8    4.2        54    2.0        83    2.0        236   2.0

Seizures during Labor                              0    0.0         4    0.2         3    0.1          3   0.0

Precipitous Labor                                  6    3.1        42    1.6        51    1.3        238   2.0

Prolonged Labor                                    2    1.0        16    0.6        28    0.7         61   0.5

Dysfunctional Labor                                7    3.7        89    3.4       136    3.3        377   3.2

Breech/Malpresentation                             7    3.7        83    3.1       136    3.3        421   3.6

Cephalopelvic Disproportion                       16    8.4       132    5.0       210    5.2        639   5.5

Cord Prolapse                                      0    0.0         4    0.2         7    0.2         24   0.2

Anesthetic Complications                           0    0.0         2    0.1         5    0.1         15   0.1

Fetal Distress                                    20   10.5       124    4.7       231    5.7        610   5.2

Other Complications of Labor/Delivery             18    9.4       229    8.7       395    9.7      1,026   8.8

Total Births with Complications                   86   45.0       894   33.9     1,364   33.5      3,908  33.5


 
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