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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

S.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

Febrile                                          88     0.9        50    0.9        19    0.9          4   0.8

Meconium, Moderate/Heavy                        449     4.5       232    4.1       112    5.1         35   7.3

Premature Rupture of Membranes                  246     2.5       146    2.6        88    4.0         25   5.2

Abruptio Placenta                                63     0.6        36    0.6        25    1.1         12   2.5

Placenta Previa                                  34     0.3        27    0.5        16    0.7          6   1.3

Other Excessive Bleeding                         43     0.4        35    0.6        11    0.5         12   2.5

Seizures during Labor                             4     0.0         3    0.1         0    0.0          1   0.2

Precipitous Labor                               209     2.1       104    1.8        69    3.1         15   3.1

Prolonged Labor                                  70     0.7        28    0.5        10    0.5          6   1.3

Dysfunctional Labor                             289     2.9       163    2.9        64    2.9         13   2.7

Breech/Malpresentation                          439     4.4       291    5.1       113    5.1         34   7.1

Cephalopelvic Disproportion                     260     2.6       144    2.5        65    2.9          5   1.0

Cord Prolapse                                    28     0.3        13    0.2        12    0.5          1   0.2

Anesthetic Complications                         11     0.1        14    0.2         3    0.1          0   0.0

Fetal Distress                                  661     6.6       360    6.3       170    7.7         54  11.3

Other Complications of Labor/Delivery           503     5.0       286    5.0       128    5.8         25   5.2

Total Births with Complications               2,832    28.2     1,599   28.2       719   32.5        185  38.6


 
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