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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


N.  Computed Gestational Age

<37 Weeks           1,198   11.9      666    11.7     312   14.1        89   18.6

37-39 Weeks         4,886   48.7    2,908    51.3   1,111   50.2       206   43.0

40-41 Weeks         2,655   26.5    1,413    24.9     528   23.9       122   25.5

42+ Weeks             748    7.5      395     7.0     144    6.5        28    5.8

Unknown               547    5.5      289     5.1     118    5.3        34    7.1


O.  Clinical Gestational Age

<37 Weeks           1,023   10.2      557     9.8     269   12.2        71   14.8

37-39 Weeks         5,304   52.9    3,010    53.1   1,125   50.8       221   46.1

40-41 Weeks         3,534   35.2    2,024    35.7     792   35.8       183   38.2

42+ Weeks             118    1.2       53     0.9      19    0.9         3    0.6

Unknown                55    0.5       27     0.5       8    0.4         1    0.2


 
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