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                        SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MATERNAL WEIGHT GAIN
                                               ARKANSAS 1995


                           <16           16-20          21-25           26-35           36+         Unk
                        No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct      No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.

TOTAL                3,667  100.0   3,525  100.0   4,596  100.0   10,206  100.0   10468  100.0   2,692

A.  Birth Weight

<1500 Grams            169    4.6      71    2.0      40    0.9       50    0.5      44    0.4     175

1500-2499 Grams        413   11.3     308    8.7     338    7.4      519    5.1     435    4.2     314

2500+ Grams          3,083   84.1   3,142   89.1   4,211   91.6    9,631   94.4   9,980   95.3   2,178

Unknown                  2    0.1       4    0.1       7    0.2        6    0.1       9    0.1      25


B.  Maternal Risk Factors for This Pregnancy

None                 2,591   70.7   2,631   74.6   3,560   77.5    7,965   78.0   7,961   76.1   1,853

One                    855   23.3     732   20.8     867   18.9    1,893   18.5   2,127   20.3     636

Two or more            221    6.0     162    4.6     169    3.7      348    3.4     380    3.6     203


C. Obstetric Procedures

None                   204    5.6     194    5.5     209    4.5      452    4.4     432    4.1     283

One                    988   26.9     915   26.0   1,087   23.7    2,378   23.3   2,268   21.7     838

Two or more          2,475   67.5   2,416   68.5   3,300   71.8    7,376   72.3   7,768   74.2   1,571


D.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

None                 2,377   64.8   2,374   67.3   3,191   69.4    6,881   67.4   6,722   64.2   1,634

One                    992   27.1     928   26.3   1,148   25.0    2,737   26.8   2,966   28.3     746

Two or more            298    8.1     223    6.3     257    5.6      588    5.8     780    7.5     312


 
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