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                    SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MATERNAL TOBACCO USE
                                           ARKANSAS 1995


                     ------------------------- Cigarettes Per Day --------------------------
                           None           <10           10-19           20+        Unk Amt.    Unk Use
                        No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct   No.    Pct     No.

TOTAL                28,176  100.0   1,504  100.0   2,754  100.0   2,203  100.0   284  100.0     233

A.  Birth Weight

<1500 Grams             431    1.5      21    1.4      54    2.0      30    1.4     2    0.7      11

1500-2499 Grams       1,558    5.5     148    9.8     316   11.5     249   11.3    35   12.3      21

2500+ Grams          26,153   92.8   1,333   88.6   2,380   86.4   1,922   87.2   244   85.9     193

Unknown                  34    0.1       2    0.1       4    0.1       2    0.1     3    1.1       8


B.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 Pounds            2,856   10.1     141    9.4     311   11.3     310   14.1    34   12.0      15

16-20 Pounds          2,833   10.1     119    7.9     307   11.1     232   10.5    26    9.2       8

21-25 Pounds          3,762   13.4     178   11.8     345   12.5     279   12.7    30   10.6       2

26-35 Pounds          8,329   29.6     427   28.4     754   27.4     603   27.4    63   22.2      30

36+ Pounds            8,320   29.5     538   35.8     880   32.0     635   28.8    80   28.2      15

Unknown               2,076    7.4     101    6.7     157    5.7     144    6.5    51   18.0     163


C.  Maternal Risk Factors for This Pregnancy

None                 21,434   76.1   1,111   73.9   2,036   73.9   1,577   71.6   220   77.5     183

One                   5,583   19.8     325   21.6     599   21.8     507   23.0    59   20.8      37

Two or more           1,159    4.1      68    4.5     119    4.3     119    5.4     5    1.8      13


D. Obstetric Procedures

None                  1,379    4.9      74    4.9     113    4.1      85    3.9    29   10.2      94

One                   6,826   24.2     351   23.3     639   23.2     511   23.2    85   29.9      62

Two or more          19,971   70.9   1,079   71.7   2,002   72.7   1,607   72.9   170   59.9      77


E.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

None                 18,639   66.2     963   64.0   1,824   66.2   1,403   63.7   181   63.7     169

One                   7,604   27.0     425   28.3     748   27.2     610   27.7    88   31.0      42

Two or more           1,933    6.9     116    7.7     182    6.6     190    8.6    15    5.3      22


F.  Congenital Anomalies of the Newborn

None                 27,778   98.6   1,484   98.7   2,714   98.5   2,172   98.6   280   98.6     230

One                     353    1.3      19    1.3      39    1.4      26    1.2     3    1.1       3

Two or more              45    0.2       1    0.1       1    0.0       5    0.2     1    0.4       0


 
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