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                         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                             ARKANSAS 2000       ...Continued...


                        25-29           30-34           35-39             40+
                      No.    Pct      No.    Pct      No.    Pct       No.    Pct

TOTAL               10034  100.0    5,671  100.0    2,213  100.0       479  100.0

A.  Education of Mother

0-8 Years             386    3.8      175    3.1       98    4.4        19    4.0

9-11 Years            896    8.9      328    5.8      147    6.6        26    5.4

12 Years            3,573   35.6    1,663   29.3      698   31.5       191   39.9

13-15 Years         2,548   25.4    1,367   24.1      500   22.6       107   22.3

16+ Years           2,594   25.9    2,121   37.4      759   34.3       133   27.8

Unknown                37    0.4       17    0.3       11    0.5         3    0.6


B.  Marital Status

Married             7,867   78.4    4,872   85.9    1,836   83.0       365   76.2

Unmarried           2,132   21.2      786   13.9      372   16.8       113   23.6

Unknown                35    0.3       13    0.2        5    0.2         1    0.2


C.  Live Birth Order

FIRST               3,123   31.1    1,285   22.7      402   18.2        91   19.0

SECOND              3,663   36.5    2,108   37.2      683   30.9       102   21.3

THIRD               2,058   20.5    1,340   23.6      551   24.9        93   19.4

FOURTH                759    7.6      571   10.1      300   13.6        79   16.5

FIFTH +               426    4.2      366    6.5      277   12.5       114   23.8

UNKNOWN                 5    0.0        1    0.0        0    0.0         0    0.0


D.  Pregnancy Order

FIRST               2,637   26.3    1,060   18.7      302   13.6        64   13.4

SECOND              3,194   31.8    1,774   31.3      532   24.0        82   17.1

THIRD               2,152   21.4    1,325   23.4      527   23.8        86   18.0

FOURTH              1,138   11.3      775   13.7      384   17.4        83   17.3

FIFTH +               900    9.0      730   12.9      461   20.8       164   34.2

UNKNOWN                13    0.1        7    0.1        7    0.3         0    0.0


 
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