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 SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER
                          ARKANSAS 1995 


                                       Married            Unmarried
                                    No.      Pct        No.      Pct

E.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began


First Trimester                  19,489     82.1      6,866     60.2

Second Trimester                  2,922     12.3      2,946     25.8

Third Trimester                     504      2.1        795      7.0

None                                332      1.4        529      4.6

Unknown                             482      2.0        267      2.3


F.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                                332      1.4        529      4.6

1-4 Visits                          622      2.6        991      8.7

5-9 Visits                        4,279     18.0      3,016     26.4

10-12 Visits                      9,533     40.2      3,611     31.7

13-15 Visits                      5,980     25.2      1,937     17.0

16-30 Visits                      2,312      9.7        883      7.7

Unknown                             671      2.8        436      3.8


G.  Maternal Tobacco Use During Pregnancy

None                             19,533     82.3      8,628     75.7

<10 Cigarettes/Day                  842      3.5        662      5.8

10-19 Cigarettes/Day              1,689      7.1      1,065      9.3

20+ Cigarettes/Day                1,383      5.8        818      7.2

Unknown Cigarettes/Day              162      0.7        121      1.1

Unknown Tobacco Use                 120      0.5        109      1.0


H.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 Pounds                        2,287      9.6      1,378     12.1

16-20 Pounds                      2,393     10.1      1,131      9.9

21-25 Pounds                      3,180     13.4      1,413     12.4

26-35 Pounds                      7,300     30.8      2,899     25.4

36+ Pounds                        7,166     30.2      3,297     28.9

Unknown                           1,403      5.9      1,285     11.3


 
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