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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                    
                                                                                                                        
I.  Pregnancy Interval                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                        
Plural Delivery            421      8   18.6     15   35.6     23   53.6      2    4.8     17   40.4                    
                                                                                                                        
First Pregnancy         12,936    115    8.8     71    5.5    186   14.3     25    1.9     96    7.4                    
                                                                                                                        
1-11 Months              1,196     10    8.3     19   15.9     29   24.0     13   10.9     32   26.8                    
                                                                                                                        
12-17 Months             3,305     18    5.4     12    3.6     30    9.0     19    5.7     31    9.4                    
                                                                                                                        
18-23 Months             2,770      9    3.2      8    2.9     17    6.1     10    3.6     18    6.5                    
                                                                                                                        
24+ Months              13,211     79    5.9     42    3.2    121    9.1     46    3.5     88    6.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                  1,315     20   15.0     26   19.8     46   34.5      9    6.8     35   26.6                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
J.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began                                                                                  
                                                                                                                        
First Trimester         26,368    164    6.2    116    4.4    280   10.6     79    3.0    195    7.4                    
                                                                                                                        
Second Trimester         5,871     35    5.9     27    4.6     62   10.5     27    4.6     54    9.2                    
                                                                                                                        
Third Trimester          1,300      2    1.5      2    1.5      4    3.1      6    4.6      8    6.2                    
                                                                                                                        
None                       861     36   40.1     28   32.5     64   71.3      7    8.1     35   40.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                    754     22   28.4     20   26.5     42   54.1      5    6.6     25   33.2                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
K.  Number of Prenatal Visits                                                                                           
                                                                                                                        
None                       861     35   39.1     28   32.5     63   70.3      7    8.1     35   40.7                    
                                                                                                                        
1-4 Visits               1,613     52   31.2     42   26.0     94   56.5     12    7.4     54   33.5                    
                                                                                                                        
5-9 Visits               7,299     78   10.6     46    6.3    124   16.8     40    5.5     86   11.8                    
                                                                                                                        
10-12 Visits            13,148     44    3.3     35    2.7     79    6.0     31    2.4     66    5.0                    
                                                                                                                        
13-15 Visits             7,921     13    1.6     13    1.6     26    3.3     15    1.9     28    3.5                    
                                                                                                                        
16-30 Visits             3,200     12    3.7     10    3.1     22    6.8     11    3.4     21    6.6                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                  1,112     25   22.0     19   17.1     44   38.7      8    7.2     27   24.3                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
L.  Method of Delivery                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                        
Vaginal                 25,186    212    8.3    127    5.0    339   13.3     79    3.1    206    8.2                    
                                                                                                                        
VBAC                       836      8    9.5      2    2.4     10   11.8      5    6.0      7    8.4                    
                                                                                                                        
Primary C-Section        5,534     20    3.6     56   10.1     76   13.7     24    4.3     80   14.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Repeat C-Section         3,501     13    3.7      8    2.3     21    6.0     13    3.7     21    6.0                    
                                                                                                                        
Other                        0      3     .       0     .       3     .       0     .       0     .                     
                                                                                                                        
Not Reported                97      3   30.0      0    0.0      3   30.0      3   30.9      3   30.9                    

 
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