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                     SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY EDUCATION OF MOTHER
                                           ARKANSAS 2000 


                       0-8 Years      9-11 Years       12 Years     13-15 Years      16+ Years   Unk
                       No.    Pct     No.    Pct      No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct   No.

TOTAL                1,672  100.0   6,925  100.0   15,110  100.0   7,643  100.0   6,283  100.0   157

A.  Live Birth Order

FIRST                  620   37.1   3,044   44.0    5,785   38.3   3,003   39.3   2,814   44.8    48

SECOND                 377   22.5   1,911   27.6    5,135   34.0   2,689   35.2   2,267   36.1    35

THIRD                  310   18.5   1,132   16.3    2,690   17.8   1,288   16.9     844   13.4    27

FOURTH                 189   11.3     502    7.2      967    6.4     425    5.6     241    3.8    23

FIFTH +                174   10.4     332    4.8      529    3.5     236    3.1     117    1.9    15

UNKNOWN                  2    0.1       4    0.1        4    0.0       2    0.0       0    0.0     9


B.  Pregnancy Order

FIRST                  574   34.3   2,742   39.6    4,997   33.1   2,568   33.6   2,420   38.5    43

SECOND                 363   21.7   1,795   25.9    4,657   30.8   2,408   31.5   2,109   33.6    34

THIRD                  281   16.8   1,145   16.5    2,901   19.2   1,432   18.7   1,006   16.0    28

FOURTH                 209   12.5     656    9.5    1,429    9.5     678    8.9     437    7.0    20

FIFTH +                239   14.3     577    8.3    1,104    7.3     548    7.2     310    4.9    20

UNKNOWN                  6    0.4      10    0.1       22    0.1       9    0.1       1    0.0    12


C.  Live Birth Interval

First Live Birth       620   37.1   3,044   44.0    5,785   38.3   3,003   39.3   2,814   44.8    48

Plural Delivery         15    0.9      78    1.1      211    1.4     112    1.5     103    1.6     1

1-11 Months             40    2.4     187    2.7      238    1.6      65    0.9      20    0.3     1

12-17 Months           123    7.4     578    8.3      988    6.5     370    4.8     225    3.6     9

18-23 Months           153    9.2     604    8.7    1,100    7.3     491    6.4     404    6.4    16

24+ Months             668   40.0   2,281   32.9    6,469   42.8   3,430   44.9   2,620   41.7    60

Unknown                 53    3.2     153    2.2      319    2.1     172    2.3      97    1.5    22


D.  Pregnancy Interval

First Pregnancy        574   34.3   2,742   39.6    4,997   33.1   2,568   33.6   2,420   38.5    43

Plural Delivery         15    0.9      78    1.1      214    1.4     112    1.5     103    1.6     1

1-11 Months             72    4.3     317    4.6      567    3.8     224    2.9     184    2.9     2

12-17 Months           152    9.1     719   10.4    1,427    9.4     604    7.9     449    7.1    12

18-23 Months           167   10.0     686    9.9    1,306    8.6     594    7.8     469    7.5    17

24+ Months             639   38.2   2,182   31.5    6,195   41.0   3,323   43.5   2,518   40.1    59

Unknown                 53    3.2     201    2.9      404    2.7     218    2.9     140    2.2    23


 
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