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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


E.  Live Birth Interval

First Live Birth    3,123   31.1    1,285    22.7     402   18.2        91   19.0

Plural Delivery       156    1.6      107     1.9      42    1.9         9    1.9

1-11 Months            91    0.9       33     0.6      25    1.1         0    0.0

12-17 Months          480    4.8      250     4.4      83    3.8        11    2.3

18-23 Months          722    7.2      368     6.5     116    5.2        20    4.2

24+ Months          5,227   52.1    3,464    61.1   1,483   67.0       335   69.9

Unknown               235    2.3      164     2.9      62    2.8        13    2.7


F.  Pregnancy Interval

First Pregnancy     2,637   26.3    1,060    18.7     302   13.6        64   13.4

Plural Delivery       157    1.6      108     1.9      42    1.9         9    1.9

1-11 Months           322    3.2      144     2.5      72    3.3        15    3.1

12-17 Months          794    7.9      431     7.6     167    7.5        29    6.1

18-23 Months          857    8.5      458     8.1     146    6.6        32    6.7

24+ Months          4,976   49.6    3,290    58.0   1,409   63.7       311   64.9

Unknown               291    2.9      180     3.2      75    3.4        19    4.0


G.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began

First Trimester     8,384   83.6    4,911    86.6   1,834   82.9       371   77.5

Second Trimester    1,095   10.9      516     9.1     236   10.7        70   14.6

Third Trimester       238    2.4      107     1.9      53    2.4        16    3.3

None                  124    1.2       48     0.8      42    1.9        14    2.9

Unknown               193    1.9       89     1.6      48    2.2         8    1.7


H.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                  124    1.2       48     0.8      42    1.9        14    2.9

1-4 Visits            355    3.5      171     3.0      85    3.8        14    2.9

5-9 Visits          1,623   16.2      861    15.2     405   18.3       107   22.3

10-12 Visits        4,538   45.2    2,620    46.2     960   43.4       215   44.9

13-15 Visits        2,259   22.5    1,271    22.4     481   21.7        82   17.1

16-30 Visits          923    9.2      594    10.5     190    8.6        40    8.4

Unknown               212    2.1      106     1.9      50    2.3         7    1.5


 
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