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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

S.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

Febrile                                         119     1.4        88    1.6        24    1.2          6   1.8

Meconium, Moderate/Heavy                        443     5.1       300    5.5       135    6.7         24   7.4

Premature Rupture of Membranes                  249     2.8       153    2.8        68    3.4         14   4.3

Abruptio Placenta                                46     0.5        54    1.0        19    0.9          2   0.6

Placenta Previa                                  34     0.4        21    0.4        10    0.5          4   1.2

Other Excessive Bleeding                        150     1.7       112    2.0        51    2.5         12   3.7

Seizures during Labor                             1     0.0         1    0.0         1    0.0          0   0.0

Precipitous Labor                               186     2.1       137    2.5        46    2.3          9   2.8

Prolonged Labor                                  40     0.5        30    0.5        13    0.6          2   0.6

Dysfunctional Labor                             225     2.6       154    2.8        52    2.6         11   3.4

Breech/Malpresentation                          415     4.7       257    4.7       124    6.1         24   7.4

Cephalopelvic Disproportion                     430     4.9       263    4.8        69    3.4         18   5.5

Cord Prolapse                                    25     0.3        15    0.3         5    0.2          0   0.0

Anesthetic Complications                          6     0.1         7    0.1         1    0.0          0   0.0

Fetal Distress                                  508     5.8       342    6.2       156    7.7         23   7.1

Other Complications of Labor/Delivery           783     8.9       458    8.3       174    8.6         33  10.1

Total Births with Complications               2,952    33.7     1,899   34.6       740   36.5        132  40.5


 
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