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         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                          ARKANSAS 2000 


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

C.  Abnormal Conditions of the Newborn

Anemia                                               61     2.2       30     2.0       31     2.5

Birth Injury                                        207     7.5      125     8.1       82     6.7

Hyaline Membrane Disease/RDS                        315    11.4      177    11.5      138    11.3

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome                        119     4.3       62     4.0       57     4.7

Assisted Ventilation/<30 Min                        770    27.9      402    26.2      368    30.2

Assisted Ventilation/>30 Min                        452    16.4      273    17.8      179    14.7

Seizures                                             29     1.1       15     1.0       14     1.1

Other Abnormal Conditions                           804    29.2      453    29.5      351    28.8

Total Reported Abnormal Conditions                2,757   100.0    1,537   100.0    1,220   100.0

Total Births with Abnormal Conditions             2,444            1,352            1,092

 
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