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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.


E.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began

First Trimester        965   57.7   4,532   65.4   11,499   76.1   6,473   84.7   5,866   93.4    86

Second Trimester       437   26.1   1,575   22.7    2,479   16.4     867   11.3     295    4.7    28

Third Trimester        155    9.3     413    6.0      514    3.4     123    1.6      38    0.6    12

None                    56    3.3     200    2.9      248    1.6      51    0.7      17    0.3     5

Unknown                 59    3.5     205    3.0      370    2.4     129    1.7      67    1.1    26


F.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                    56    3.3     200    2.9      248    1.6      51    0.7      17    0.3     5

1-4 Visits             176   10.5     611    8.8      766    5.1     214    2.8      66    1.1    19

5-9 Visits             502   30.0   1,909   27.6    3,272   21.7   1,249   16.3     684   10.9    38

10-12 Visits           566   33.9   2,447   35.3    6,269   41.5   3,414   44.7   3,184   50.7    39

13-15 Visits           221   13.2   1,037   15.0    2,897   19.2   1,796   23.5   1,609   25.6    25

16-30 Visits            99    5.9     484    7.0    1,262    8.4     751    9.8     649   10.3     8

Unknown                 52    3.1     237    3.4      396    2.6     168    2.2      74    1.2    23


G.  Maternal Tobacco Use During Pregnancy

None                 1,328   79.4   4,696   67.8   11,843   78.4   6,726   88.0   6,074   96.7   109

<10 Cigarettes/Day      86    5.1     607    8.8      987    6.5     277    3.6      77    1.2     8

10-19 Cigarettes/Day   112    6.7     855   12.3    1,250    8.3     338    4.4      66    1.1    13

20+ Cigarettes/Day     115    6.9     633    9.1      822    5.4     233    3.0      38    0.6     9

Unknown Cigarettes/Da   23    1.4      91    1.3      151    1.0      48    0.6      13    0.2     4

Unknown Tobacco Use      8    0.5      43    0.6       57    0.4      21    0.3      15    0.2    14


H.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 POUNDS             430   25.7   1,473   21.3    2,927   19.4   1,227   16.1     721   11.5    51

16-20 POUNDS           213   12.7     716   10.3    1,552   10.3     751    9.8     560    8.9    20

21-25 POUNDS           202   12.1     740   10.7    1,799   11.9   1,067   14.0     971   15.5    16

26-35 POUNDS           448   26.8   1,813   26.2    4,126   27.3   2,231   29.2   2,205   35.1    31

36+ POUNDS             361   21.6   2,140   30.9    4,644   30.7   2,336   30.6   1,797   28.6    35

UNKNOWN                 18    1.1      43    0.6       62    0.4      31    0.4      29    0.5     4


 
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