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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                    
                                                                                                                        
P.  Clinical Gestational Age                                                                                            
                                                                                                                        
<37 Weeks                3,190    195   57.6    149   46.7    344  101.6     27    8.5    176   55.2                    
                                                                                                                        
37-39 Weeks             14,624     35    2.4     27    1.8     62    4.2     53    3.6     80    5.5                    
                                                                                                                        
40-41 Weeks             16,015     20    1.2     15    0.9     35    2.2     39    2.4     54    3.4                    
                                                                                                                        
42+ Weeks                  826      3    3.6      0    0.0      3    3.6      1    1.2      1    1.2                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                    499      6   11.9      2    4.0      8   15.8      4    8.0      6   12.0                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Q.  Birth Weight by Race                                                                                                
                                                                                                                        
All Races                                                                                                               
  Total                 35,154    259    7.3    193    5.5    452   12.8    124    3.5    317    9.0                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams              549     39   66.3    118  214.9    157  267.0     14   25.5    132  240.4                    
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams        2,327      5    2.1     29   12.5     34   14.6     18    7.7     47   20.2                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams           32,225     31    1.0     45    1.4     76    2.4     88    2.7    133    4.1                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                   53    184  776.4      1   18.9    185  780.6      4   75.5      5   94.3                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
White                                                                                                                   
  Total                 26,860    172    6.4    124    4.6    296   10.9     77    2.9    201    7.5                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams              341     26   70.8     77  225.8    103  280.7     10   29.3     87  255.1                    
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams        1,487      2    1.3     12    8.1     14    9.4     11    7.4     23   15.5                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams           25,009     18    0.7     34    1.4     52    2.1     53    2.1     87    3.5                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                   23    126  845.6      1   43.5    127  852.3      3  130.4      4  173.9                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Black                                                                                                                   
  Total                  7,671     81   10.4     65    8.5    146   18.8     46    6.0    111   14.5                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams              199     12   56.9     38  191.0     50  237.0      4   20.1     42  211.1                    
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams          805      3    3.7     16   19.9     19   23.5      7    8.7     23   28.6                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams            6,642     12    1.8     11    1.7     23    3.5     34    5.1     45    6.8                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                   25     54  683.5      0    0.0     54  683.5      1   40.0      1   40.0                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Other                                                                                                                   
  Total                    605      5    8.2      4    6.6      9   14.8      1    1.7      5    8.3                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams                9      1     .       3     .       4     .       0     .       3     .                     
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams           34      0    0.0      1   29.4      1   29.4      0    0.0      1   29.4                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams              562      0    0.0      0    0.0      0    0.0      1    1.8      1    1.8                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                    0      4     .       0     .       4     .       0     .       0     .                     

 
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