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              LIVE BIRTHS, FETAL, NEONATAL, PERINATAL, POSTNEONATAL AND INFANT DEATHS
                                BY SELECTED BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS                                                       
                                          ARKANSAS 1995                         
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
                         Live        Fetal       Neonatal      Perinatal   Postneonatal     Infant                      
                        Births      Deaths        Deaths        Deaths        Deaths        Deaths                      
                           No.    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate                    
                                                                                                                        
Total                   35,154    259    7.3    193    5.5    452   12.8    124    3.5    317    9.0                    
                                                                                                                        
A.  Race of Mother                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                        
White                   26,860    172    6.4    124    4.6    296   10.9     77    2.9    201    7.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Black                    7,671     81   10.4     65    8.5    146   18.8     46    6.0    111   14.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Other                      605      5    8.2      4    6.6      9   14.8      1    1.7      5    8.3                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                     18      1     .       0     .       1     .       0     .       0     .                     
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
B.  Age of Mother                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                        
<15 Years                  191      6   30.5      5   26.2     11   55.8      0    0.0      5   26.2                    
                                                                                                                        
15-17 Years              2,638     26    9.8     17    6.4     43   16.1     13    4.9     30   11.4                    
                                                                                                                        
18-19 Years              4,073     35    8.5     33    8.1     68   16.6     25    6.1     58   14.2                    
                                                                                                                        
20-24 Years             11,659     68    5.8     57    4.9    125   10.7     41    3.5     98    8.4                    
                                                                                                                        
25-29 Years              8,752     54    6.1     33    3.8     87    9.9     22    2.5     55    6.3                    
                                                                                                                        
30-34 Years              5,489     44    8.0     35    6.4     79   14.3     12    2.2     47    8.6                    
                                                                                                                        
35-39 Years              2,025     23   11.2     12    5.9     35   17.1      6    3.0     18    8.9                    
                                                                                                                        
40+ Years                  326      2    6.1      1    3.1      3    9.1      4   12.3      5   15.3                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                      1      1     .       0     .       1     .       1     .       1     .                     
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
C.  Education of Mother                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                        
0-8 Years                1,411     18   12.6     15   10.6     33   23.1      5    3.5     20   14.2                    
                                                                                                                        
9-11 Years               6,755     46    6.8     40    5.9     86   12.6     40    5.9     80   11.8                    
                                                                                                                        
12 Years                14,236    107    7.5     67    4.7    174   12.1     50    3.5    117    8.2                    
                                                                                                                        
13-15 Years              7,247     39    5.4     27    3.7     66    9.1     17    2.3     44    6.1                    
                                                                                                                        
16+ Years                5,233     21    4.0     20    3.8     41    7.8     10    1.9     30    5.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                    272     28   93.3     24   88.2     52  173.3      2    7.4     26   95.6                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
D.  Marital Status of Mother                                                                                            
                                                                                                                        
Married                 23,729    148    6.2    101    4.3    249   10.4     60    2.5    161    6.8                    
                                                                                                                        
Unmarried               11,403    111    9.6     92    8.1    203   17.6     64    5.6    156   13.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                     22      0    0.0      0    0.0      0    0.0      0    0.0      0    0.0                    

 
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