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           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                              ARKANSAS 2000 

                              Total             Male            Female
                           No.     Pct       No.    Pct       No.    Pct

A.  Birthweight by Race

Total  
  TOTAL                 37,790   100.0    19,333  100.0    18,457   100.0

  <500                      66     0.2        34    0.2        32     0.2

  500-749                  105     0.3        61    0.3        44     0.2

  750-999                  126     0.3        65    0.3        61     0.3

  1000-1249                132     0.3        75    0.4        57     0.3

  1250-1499                158     0.4        81    0.4        77     0.4

  1500-1749                278     0.7       138    0.7       140     0.8

  1750-1999                373     1.0       185    1.0       188     1.0

  2000-2249                601     1.6       265    1.4       336     1.8

  2250-2499              1,397     3.7       615    3.2       782     4.2

  2500-2999              6,957    18.4     3,124   16.2     3,833    20.8

  3000-3499             14,204    37.6     6,978   36.1     7,226    39.2

  3500-3999             10,105    26.7     5,630   29.1     4,475    24.2

  4000-4499              2,745     7.3     1,712    8.9     1,033     5.6

  4500-4999                458     1.2       316    1.6       142     0.8

  5000+                     58     0.2        39    0.2        19     0.1

  Unknown                   27     0.1        15    0.1        12     0.1

White  
  TOTAL                 28,704   100.0    14,603  100.0    14,101   100.0

  <500                      24     0.1        13    0.1        11     0.1

  500-749                   65     0.2        40    0.3        25     0.2

  750-999                   69     0.2        37    0.3        32     0.2

  1000-1249                 79     0.3        47    0.3        32     0.2

  1250-1499                102     0.4        49    0.3        53     0.4

  1500-1749                183     0.6        90    0.6        93     0.7

  1750-1999                246     0.9       122    0.8       124     0.9

  2000-2249                407     1.4       177    1.2       230     1.6

  2250-2499                877     3.1       380    2.6       497     3.5

  2500-2999              4,712    16.4     2,093   14.3     2,619    18.6

  3000-3499             10,649    37.1     5,109   35.0     5,540    39.3

  3500-3999              8,430    29.4     4,644   31.8     3,786    26.8

  4000-4499              2,396     8.3     1,483   10.2       913     6.5

  4500-4999                393     1.4       271    1.9       122     0.9

  5000+                     52     0.2        37    0.3        15     0.1

  Unknown                   20     0.1        11    0.1         9     0.1


           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                              ARKANSAS 2000 


                              Total             Male            Female
                           No.     Pct       No.    Pct       No.    Pct

Black  
  TOTAL                  7,944   100.0     4,144  100.0     3,800   100.0

  <500                      41     0.5        21    0.5        20     0.5

  500-749                   39     0.5        21    0.5        18     0.5

  750-999                   53     0.7        27    0.7        26     0.7

  1000-1249                 51     0.6        26    0.6        25     0.7

  1250-1499                 55     0.7        31    0.7        24     0.6

  1500-1749                 88     1.1        43    1.0        45     1.2

  1750-1999                120     1.5        60    1.4        60     1.6

  2000-2249                176     2.2        81    2.0        95     2.5

  2250-2499                472     5.9       213    5.1       259     6.8

  2500-2999              2,014    25.4       911   22.0     1,103    29.0

  3000-3499              3,079    38.8     1,637   39.5     1,442    37.9

  3500-3999              1,419    17.9       852   20.6       567    14.9

  4000-4499                279     3.5       185    4.5        94     2.5

  4500-4999                 49     0.6        32    0.8        17     0.4

  5000+                      5     0.1         2    0.0         3     0.1

  Unknown                    4     0.1         2    0.0         2     0.1

Other  
  TOTAL                  1,106   100.0       567  100.0       539   100.0

  <500                       1     0.1         0    0.0         1     0.2

  500-749                    1     0.1         0    0.0         1     0.2

  750-999                    4     0.4         1    0.2         3     0.6

  1000-1249                  2     0.2         2    0.4         0     0.0

  1250-1499                  1     0.1         1    0.2         0     0.0

  1500-1749                  7     0.6         5    0.9         2     0.4

  1750-1999                  7     0.6         3    0.5         4     0.7

  2000-2249                 17     1.5         7    1.2        10     1.9

  2250-2499                 47     4.2        21    3.7        26     4.8

  2500-2999                226    20.4       119   21.0       107    19.9

  3000-3499                459    41.5       222   39.2       237    44.0

  3500-3999                249    22.5       130   22.9       119    22.1

  4000-4499                 67     6.1        42    7.4        25     4.6

  4500-4999                 15     1.4        12    2.1         3     0.6

  5000+                      1     0.1         0    0.0         1     0.2

  Unknown                    2     0.2         2    0.4         0     0.0


 
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