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           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                              ARKANSAS 1995 

                              Total             Male            Female
                           No.     Pct       No.    Pct       No.    Pct

A.  Birth Weight by Race

All Races
  TOTAL                 35,154   100.0    17,847  100.0    17,307   100.0

  <500                      51     0.1        27    0.2        24     0.1

  500-749                  100     0.3        48    0.3        52     0.3

  750-999                  120     0.3        53    0.3        67     0.4

  1000-1249                129     0.4        63    0.4        66     0.4

  1250-1499                149     0.4        61    0.3        88     0.5

  1500-1749                194     0.6        81    0.5       113     0.7

  1750-1999                322     0.9       161    0.9       161     0.9

  2000-2249                594     1.7       259    1.5       335     1.9

  2250-2499              1,217     3.5       556    3.1       661     3.8

  2500-2999              6,354    18.1     2,786   15.6     3,568    20.6

  3000-3499             13,115    37.3     6,370   35.7     6,745    39.0

  3500-3999              9,545    27.2     5,315   29.8     4,230    24.4

  4000-4499              2,739     7.8     1,720    9.6     1,019     5.9

  4500-4999                426     1.2       285    1.6       141     0.8

  5000+                     46     0.1        30    0.2        16     0.1

  Unknown                   53     0.2        32    0.2        21     0.1

White    
  TOTAL                 26,860   100.0    13,690  100.0    13,170   100.0

  <500                      25     0.1        16    0.1         9     0.1

  500-749                   65     0.2        31    0.2        34     0.3

  750-999                   62     0.2        25    0.2        37     0.3

  1000-1249                 93     0.3        44    0.3        49     0.4

  1250-1499                 96     0.4        37    0.3        59     0.4

  1500-1749                122     0.5        52    0.4        70     0.5

  1750-1999                208     0.8       100    0.7       108     0.8

  2000-2249                376     1.4       165    1.2       211     1.6

  2250-2499                781     2.9       370    2.7       411     3.1

  2500-2999              4,225    15.7     1,845   13.5     2,380    18.1

  3000-3499              9,967    37.1     4,771   34.9     5,196    39.5

  3500-3999              7,963    29.6     4,433   32.4     3,530    26.8

  4000-4499              2,431     9.1     1,502   11.0       929     7.1

  4500-4999                379     1.4       259    1.9       120     0.9

  5000+                     44     0.2        29    0.2        15     0.1

  Unknown                   23     0.1        11    0.1        12     0.1


           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                              ARKANSAS 1995 


                              Total             Male            Female
                           No.     Pct       No.    Pct       No.    Pct

Black    
  TOTAL                  7,671   100.0     3,835  100.0     3,836   100.0

  <500                      24     0.3        11    0.3        13     0.3

  500-749                   35     0.5        17    0.4        18     0.5

  750-999                   56     0.7        28    0.7        28     0.7

  1000-1249                 35     0.5        19    0.5        16     0.4

  1250-1499                 49     0.6        22    0.6        27     0.7

  1500-1749                 70     0.9        28    0.7        42     1.1

  1750-1999                112     1.5        60    1.6        52     1.4

  2000-2249                208     2.7        89    2.3       119     3.1

  2250-2499                415     5.4       175    4.6       240     6.3

  2500-2999              2,006    26.2       890   23.2     1,116    29.1

  3000-3499              2,915    38.0     1,486   38.7     1,429    37.3

  3500-3999              1,421    18.5       784   20.4       637    16.6

  4000-4499                262     3.4       187    4.9        75     2.0

  4500-4999                 37     0.5        20    0.5        17     0.4

  5000+                      1     0.0         0    0.0         1     0.0

  Unknown                   25     0.3        19    0.5         6     0.2

Other    
  TOTAL                    605   100.0       311  100.0       294   100.0

  <500                       2     0.3         0    0.0         2     0.7

  500-749                    0     0.0         0    0.0         0     0.0

  750-999                    2     0.3         0    0.0         2     0.7

  1000-1249                  1     0.2         0    0.0         1     0.3

  1250-1499                  4     0.7         2    0.6         2     0.7

  1500-1749                  2     0.3         1    0.3         1     0.3

  1750-1999                  2     0.3         1    0.3         1     0.3

  2000-2249                 10     1.7         5    1.6         5     1.7

  2250-2499                 20     3.3        11    3.5         9     3.1

  2500-2999                123    20.3        51   16.4        72    24.5

  3000-3499                226    37.4       108   34.7       118    40.1

  3500-3999                159    26.3        96   30.9        63    21.4

  4000-4499                 44     7.3        29    9.3        15     5.1

  4500-4999                  9     1.5         6    1.9         3     1.0

  5000+                      1     0.2         1    0.3         0     0.0

  Unknown                    0     0.0         0    0.0         0     0.0


 
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