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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


P.  Live Birth Order by Race

White  
  Total             8,107  100.0    4,757   100.0   1,818  100.0       370  100.0

  FIRST             2,694   33.2    1,120    23.5     341   18.8        70   18.9

  SECOND            3,102   38.3    1,802    37.9     578   31.8        82   22.2

  THIRD             1,566   19.3    1,140    24.0     452   24.9        72   19.5

  FOURTH              520    6.4      449     9.4     243   13.4        63   17.0

  FIFTH +             221    2.7      245     5.2     204   11.2        83   22.4

  UNKNOWN               4    0.0        1     0.0       0    0.0         0    0.0


Black  
  Total             1,600  100.0      695   100.0     308  100.0        94  100.0

  FIRST               301   18.8      112    16.1      44   14.3        18   19.1

  SECOND              459   28.7      232    33.4      74   24.0        16   17.0

  THIRD               426   26.6      157    22.6      79   25.6        18   19.1

  FOURTH              220   13.8       90    12.9      46   14.9        14   14.9

  FIFTH +             193   12.1      104    15.0      65   21.1        28   29.8

  UNKNOWN               1    0.1        0     0.0       0    0.0         0    0.0


Other  
  Total               319  100.0      217   100.0      86  100.0        15  100.0

  FIRST               125   39.2       53    24.4      17   19.8         3   20.0

  SECOND              101   31.7       73    33.6      31   36.0         4   26.7

  THIRD                65   20.4       42    19.4      20   23.3         3   20.0

  FOURTH               17    5.3       32    14.7      10   11.6         2   13.3

  FIFTH +              11    3.4       17     7.8       8    9.3         3   20.0


 
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