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 SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER
                          ARKANSAS 2000 


                                       Married            Unmarried
                                    No.      Pct        No.      Pct

E.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began


First Trimester                  20,523     85.0      8,823     65.3

Second Trimester                  2,497     10.3      3,153     23.3

Third Trimester                     461      1.9        787      5.8

None                                183      0.8        386      2.9

Unknown                             485      2.0        363      2.7


F.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                                183      0.8        386      2.9

1-4 Visits                          659      2.7      1,187      8.8

5-9 Visits                        3,978     16.5      3,629     26.9

10-12 Visits                     10,938     45.3      4,947     36.6

13-15 Visits                      5,546     23.0      2,024     15.0

16-30 Visits                      2,303      9.5        939      6.9

Unknown                             542      2.2        400      3.0


G.  Maternal Tobacco Use During Pregnancy

None                             20,556     85.1     10,151     75.1

<10 Cigarettes/Day                  978      4.0      1,051      7.8

10-19 Cigarettes/Day              1,390      5.8      1,220      9.0

20+ Cigarettes/Day                  976      4.0        855      6.3

Unknown Cigarettes/Day              165      0.7        163      1.2

Unknown Tobacco Use                  84      0.3         72      0.5


H.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 POUNDS                        3,826     15.8      2,973     22.0

16-20 POUNDS                      2,407     10.0      1,394     10.3

21-25 POUNDS                      3,249     13.5      1,532     11.3

26-35 POUNDS                      7,423     30.7      3,403     25.2

36+ POUNDS                        7,144     29.6      4,124     30.5

UNKNOWN                             100      0.4         86      0.6


 
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