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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.


I.  Attendant at Birth

M.D.                 1,508   90.2   6,564   94.8   14,380   95.2   7,351   96.2   6,060   96.5   136

D.O.                    42    2.5     129    1.9      292    1.9     140    1.8     103    1.6     4

C.N.M.                  49    2.9     163    2.4      261    1.7      75    1.0      50    0.8    14

Other Midwife           63    3.8      22    0.3       65    0.4      36    0.5      43    0.7     1

Other                    8    0.5      47    0.7      108    0.7      40    0.5      27    0.4     2

Unknown                  2    0.1       0    0.0        4    0.0       1    0.0       0    0.0     0


J.  Method of Delivery

Vaginal              1,302   77.9   5,233   75.6   10,818   71.6   5,279   69.1   4,294   68.3   132

VBAC                    30    1.8     109    1.6      233    1.5     136    1.8     127    2.0     2

Primary C-Section      213   12.7     947   13.7    2,413   16.0   1,334   17.5   1,172   18.7    15

Repeat C-Section       126    7.5     620    9.0    1,633   10.8     889   11.6     689   11.0     5

Not Reported             1    0.1      16    0.2       13    0.1       5    0.1       1    0.0     3


K.  Birthweight

<1500 Grams             34    2.0     130    1.9      266    1.8     107    1.4      48    0.8     2

1500-2499 Grams        117    7.0     630    9.1    1,128    7.5     476    6.2     285    4.5    13

2500+ Grams          1,517   90.7   6,158   88.9   13,706   90.7   7,057   92.3   5,949   94.7   140

Unknown                  4    0.2       7    0.1       10    0.1       3    0.0       1    0.0     2


L.  Computed Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              233   13.9     977   14.1    1,997   13.2     941   12.3     656   10.4    20

37-39 Weeks            662   39.6   2,921   42.2    6,874   45.5   3,750   49.1   3,232   51.4    64

40-41 Weeks            464   27.8   1,781   25.7    4,014   26.6   2,022   26.5   1,723   27.4    30

42+ Weeks              179   10.7     671    9.7    1,286    8.5     537    7.0     426    6.8    15

Unknown                134    8.0     575    8.3      939    6.2     393    5.1     246    3.9    28


M.  Clinical Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              181   10.8     834   12.0    1,684   11.1     777   10.2     527    8.4    14

37-39 Weeks            723   43.2   3,246   46.9    7,539   49.9   4,021   52.6   3,322   52.9    76

40-41 Weeks            726   43.4   2,681   38.7    5,589   37.0   2,736   35.8   2,357   37.5    54

42+ Weeks               25    1.5     104    1.5      182    1.2      78    1.0      57    0.9     2

Unknown                 17    1.0      60    0.9      116    0.8      31    0.4      20    0.3    11


 
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