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                           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY RACE OF MOTHER
                                               ARKANSAS 2000 


                                                                   ------------  Race of Mother  -------------
                                                      Total             White            Black        Other
                                                    No.    Pct        No.    Pct       No.    Pct   No.    Pct

V.  Maternal Risk Factors For This Pregnancy

Anemia                                            1,053    2.8        717    2.5       305   3.8     29    2.6

Cardiac Disease                                     185    0.5        154    0.5        28   0.4      3    0.3

Acute/Chronic Lung Disease                          247    0.7        194    0.7        49   0.6      4    0.4

Diabetes                                            893    2.4        690    2.4       162   2.0     40    3.6

Genital Herpes                                      268    0.7        213    0.7        52   0.7      2    0.2

Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios                          260    0.7        190    0.7        63   0.8      7    0.6

Hemoglobinopathy                                     25    0.1          7    0.0        16   0.2      2    0.2

Hypertension, Chronic                               325    0.9        195    0.7       126   1.6      4    0.4

Hypertension, Pregnancy Assoc                     1,904    5.0      1,438    5.0       428   5.4     38    3.4

Eclampsia                                           108    0.3         78    0.3        29   0.4      0    0.0

Incompetent Cervix                                   89    0.2         62    0.2        26   0.3      1    0.1

Previous Infant 4000+ grams                         235    0.6        212    0.7        12   0.2     10    0.9

Previous Preterm or SGA Infant                      477    1.3        374    1.3        93   1.2     10    0.9

Renal Disease                                        42    0.1         33    0.1         8   0.1      1    0.1

Rh Sensitization                                    319    0.8        282    1.0        31   0.4      6    0.5

Uterine Bleeding                                    176    0.5        122    0.4        49   0.6      5    0.5

Other Maternal Risk Factors                       2,856    7.6      2,092    7.3       680   8.6     80    7.2

Total Births with Maternal Risk Factors           8,029   21.2      6,013   20.9     1,792  22.6    216   19.5


W.  Obstetric Procedures

Amniocentesis                                       431    1.1        357    1.2        65   0.8      9    0.8

Electronic Fetal Monitoring                      29,179   77.2     22,223   77.4     6,057  76.2    866   78.3

Induction of Labor                                9,118   24.1      7,307   25.5     1,607  20.2    196   17.7

Stimulation of Labor                              7,487   19.8      5,796   20.2     1,404  17.7    275   24.9

Tocolysis                                           957    2.5        662    2.3       268   3.4     26    2.4

Ultrasound                                       24,490   64.8     18,901   65.8     4,920  61.9    654   59.1

Other Obstetric Procedures                          315    0.8        194    0.7       110   1.4     10    0.9

Total Births with Obstetric Procedures           35,678   94.4     27,253   94.9     7,351  92.5  1,039   93.9


 
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