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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

S.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

Febrile                                            3    2.3        29    1.4        54    1.2        118   0.9

Meconium, Moderate/Heavy                          10    7.6       110    5.4       210    4.8        599   4.7

Premature Rupture of Membranes                     5    3.8        58    2.9       140    3.2        312   2.4

Abruptio Placenta                                  0    0.0        11    0.5        30    0.7         75   0.6

Placenta Previa                                    0    0.0         0    0.0         3    0.1         34   0.3

Other Excessive Bleeding                           0    0.0         7    0.3         8    0.2         64   0.5

Seizures during Labor                              1    0.8         3    0.1         5    0.1          6   0.0

Precipitous Labor                                  1    0.8        30    1.5        53    1.2        247   1.9

Prolonged Labor                                    0    0.0        15    0.7        26    0.6         71   0.6

Dysfunctional Labor                                6    4.6        62    3.1       181    4.1        387   3.0

Breech/Malpresentation                             4    3.1        69    3.4       157    3.6        516   4.0

Cephalopelvic Disproportion                        3    2.3        64    3.2       135    3.1        324   2.5

Cord Prolapse                                      0    0.0         2    0.1         8    0.2         23   0.2

Anesthetic Complications                           0    0.0         1    0.0         3    0.1         15   0.1

Fetal Distress                                     8    6.1       129    6.4       328    7.5        833   6.5

Other Complications of Labor/Delivery              3    2.3        77    3.8       224    5.1        602   4.7

Total Births with Complications                   36   27.5       548   27.1     1,273   29.1      3,485  27.1


 
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