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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


N.  Computed Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              37   28.2      284   14.0      597   13.6     1,641   12.8

37-39 Weeks            46   35.1      809   40.0    1,853   42.3     5,680   44.2

40-41 Weeks            25   19.1      550   27.2    1,191   27.2     3,548   27.6

42+ Weeks              11    8.4      217   10.7      424    9.7     1,145    8.9

Unknown                12    9.2      162    8.0      312    7.1       839    6.5


O.  Clinical Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              27   20.6      245   12.1      487   11.1     1,338   10.4

37-39 Weeks            65   49.6      912   45.1    2,025   46.3     6,261   48.7

40-41 Weeks            36   27.5      810   40.1    1,774   40.5     4,987   38.8

42+ Weeks               2    1.5       36    1.8       55    1.3       162    1.3

Unknown                 1    0.8       19    0.9       36    0.8       105    0.8


 
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