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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

Q.  Maternal Risk Factors For This Pregnancy

Anemia                                          278     2.8       162    2.9        48     2.2       16    3.3

Cardiac Disease                                  64     0.6        24    0.4        11     0.5        4    0.8

Acute/Chronic Lung Disease                       58     0.6        28    0.5        14     0.6        3    0.6

Diabetes                                        252     2.5       202    3.6       111     5.0       33    6.9

Genital Herpes                                   78     0.8        53    0.9        17     0.8        6    1.3

Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios                       63     0.6        31    0.5        18     0.8        5    1.0

Hemoglobinopathy                                  5     0.0         4    0.1         2     0.1        0    0.0

Hypertension, Chronic                            84     0.8        75    1.3        47     2.1       16    3.3

Hypertension, Pregnancy Assoc                   511     5.1       245    4.3       118     5.3       20    4.2

Eclampsia                                        29     0.3        16    0.3         6     0.3        1    0.2

Incompetent Cervix                               30     0.3        15    0.3         2     0.1        4    0.8

Previous Infant 4000+ grams                      78     0.8        48    0.8        43     1.9        7    1.5

Previous Preterm or SGA Infant                  145     1.4        80    1.4        34     1.5       11    2.3

Renal Disease                                    12     0.1         6    0.1         1     0.0        0    0.0

Rh Sensitization                                 94     0.9        56    1.0        22     1.0        4    0.8

Uterine Bleeding                                 40     0.4        24    0.4        15     0.7        6    1.3

Other Maternal Risk Factors                     757     7.5       406    7.2       195     8.8       39    8.1

Total Births with Maternal Risk Factors       2,158    21.5     1,226   21.6       575    26.0      145   30.3


R.  Obstetric Procedures

Amniocentesis                                   102     1.0        76    1.3        96     4.3       27    5.6

Electronic Fetal Monitoring                   7,692    76.7     4,151   73.2     1,623    73.3      344   71.8

Induction of Labor                            2,511    25.0     1,433   25.3       532    24.0      121   25.3

Stimulation of Labor                          2,013    20.1     1,073   18.9       368    16.6       92   19.2

Tocolysis                                       245     2.4       127    2.2        56     2.5       10    2.1

Ultrasound                                    6,584    65.6     3,793   66.9     1,490    67.3      343   71.6

Other Obstetric Procedures                       87     0.9        39    0.7        15     0.7        5    1.0

Total Births with Obstetric Procedures        9,509    94.8     5,326   93.9     2,061    93.1      453   94.6


 
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