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 SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER
                          ARKANSAS 1995 


                                       Married            Unmarried
                                    No.      Pct        No.      Pct

TOTAL                            23,729    100.0     11,403    100.0

A.  Live Birth Order

First                             9,405     39.6      6,092     53.4

Second                            8,544     36.0      2,866     25.1

Third                             3,798     16.0      1,405     12.3

Fourth                            1,303      5.5        595      5.2

Fifth +                             662      2.8        435      3.8

Unknown                              17      0.1         10      0.1


B.  Pregnancy Order

First                             7,653     32.3      5,279     46.3

Second                            7,854     33.1      2,870     25.2

Third                             4,510     19.0      1,613     14.1

Fourth                            2,045      8.6        827      7.3

Fifth +                           1,619      6.8        790      6.9

Unknown                              48      0.2         24      0.2


C.  Live Birth Interval

Plural Delivery                     283      1.2        138      1.2

First Live Birth                  9,405     39.6      6,092     53.4

1-11 Months                         223      0.9        202      1.8

12-17 Months                      1,372      5.8        789      6.9

18-23 Months                      1,654      7.0        681      6.0

24+ Months                       10,406     43.9      3,181     27.9

Unknown                             386      1.6        320      2.8


D.  Pregnancy Interval

Plural Delivery                     283      1.2        138      1.2

First Pregnancy                   7,653     32.3      5,279     46.3

1-11 Months                         807      3.4        388      3.4

12-17 Months                      2,221      9.4      1,083      9.5

18-23 Months                      1,959      8.3        811      7.1

24+ Months                       10,037     42.3      3,167     27.8

Unknown                             769      3.2        537      4.7


 
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