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                         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                             ARKANSAS 2000 


                          <15           15-17           18-19           20-24
                      No.    Pct      No.    Pct      No.    Pct       No.    Pct

TOTAL                 131  100.0    2,022  100.0    4,377  100.0    12,853  100.0

A.  Education of Mother

0-8 Years             113   86.3      235   11.6      159    3.6       486    3.8

9-11 Years             17   13.0    1,543   76.3    1,547   35.3     2,418   18.8

12 Years                0    0.0      231   11.4    2,317   52.9     6,434   50.1

13-15 Years             0    0.0        3    0.1      332    7.6     2,785   21.7

16+ Years               0    0.0        0    0.0        2    0.0       674    5.2

Unknown                 1    0.8       10    0.5       20    0.5        56    0.4


B.  Marital Status

Married                 3    2.3      339   16.8    1,547   35.3     7,317   56.9

Unmarried             128   97.7    1,681   83.1    2,820   64.4     5,475   42.6

Unknown                 0    0.0        2    0.1       10    0.2        61    0.5


C.  Live Birth Order

FIRST                 128   97.7    1,776   87.8    3,140   71.7     5,364   41.7

SECOND                  3    2.3      218   10.8      997   22.8     4,637   36.1

THIRD                   0    0.0       25    1.2      209    4.8     2,014   15.7

FOURTH                  0    0.0        1    0.0       22    0.5       615    4.8

FIFTH +                 0    0.0        0    0.0        6    0.1       214    1.7

UNKNOWN                 0    0.0        2    0.1        3    0.1         9    0.1


D.  Pregnancy Order

FIRST                 126   96.2    1,687   83.4    2,841   64.9     4,623   36.0

SECOND                  5    3.8      285   14.1    1,129   25.8     4,362   33.9

THIRD                   0    0.0       43    2.1      315    7.2     2,344   18.2

FOURTH                  0    0.0        3    0.1       68    1.6       978    7.6

FIFTH +                 0    0.0        1    0.0       19    0.4       522    4.1

UNKNOWN                 0    0.0        3    0.1        5    0.1        24    0.2


 
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