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         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                          ARKANSAS 1995 


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

C.  Abnormal Conditions of the Newborn

Anemia                                              172     4.0       91     3.9       81     4.2

Birth Injury                                        247     5.8      141     6.0      106     5.4

Hyaline Membrane Disease/RDS                        427    10.0      245    10.5      182     9.3

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome                         89     2.1       49     2.1       40     2.1

Assisted Ventilation/<30 Min                        997    23.3      530    22.7      467    24.0

Assisted Ventilation/>30 Min                        650    15.2      359    15.3      291    14.9

Seizures                                             46     1.1       23     1.0       23     1.2

Other Abnormal Conditions                         1,657    38.7      900    38.5      757    38.9

Total Reported Abnormal Conditions                4,286   100.0    2,339   100.0    1,947   100.0

Total Births with Abnormal Conditions             3,503            1,908            1,595

 
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