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                    SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MATERNAL TOBACCO USE
                                           ARKANSAS 2000


                     ------------------------- Cigarettes Per Day --------------------------
                           None           <10           10-19           20+        Unk Amt.    Unk Use
                        No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct   No.    Pct     No.

TOTAL                30,776  100.0   2,042  100.0   2,634  100.0   1,850  100.0   330  100.0     158

A.  Birthweight

<1500 Grams             444    1.4      51    2.5      52    2.0      35    1.9     2    0.6       3

1500-2499 Grams       1,931    6.3     228   11.2     256    9.7     191   10.3    33   10.0      10

2500+ Grams          28,385   92.2   1,760   86.2   2,322   88.2   1,623   87.7   295   89.4     142

Unknown                  16    0.1       3    0.1       4    0.2       1    0.1     0    0.0       3


B.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 POUNDS            5,402   17.6     466   22.8     436   16.6     383   20.7    65   19.7      77

16-20 POUNDS          3,065   10.0     211   10.3     276   10.5     218   11.8    36   10.9       6

21-25 POUNDS          4,036   13.1     189    9.3     333   12.6     191   10.3    37   11.2       9

26-35 POUNDS          9,092   29.5     484   23.7     691   26.2     487   26.3    79   23.9      21

36+ POUNDS            9,062   29.4     680   33.3     884   33.6     557   30.1   109   33.0      21

UNKNOWN                 119    0.4      12    0.6      14    0.5      14    0.8     4    1.2      24


C.  Maternal Risk Factors for This Pregnancy

None                 24,424   79.4   1,539   75.4   2,010   76.3   1,400   75.7   273   82.7     115

One                   5,376   17.5     425   20.8     522   19.8     386   20.9    47   14.2      37

Two or more             976    3.2      78    3.8     102    3.9      64    3.5    10    3.0       6


D. Obstetric Procedures

None                  1,741    5.7      97    4.8     115    4.4      94    5.1    22    6.7      43

One                   8,839   28.7     382   18.7     585   22.2     374   20.2    82   24.8      47

Two or more          20,196   65.6   1,563   76.5   1,934   73.4   1,382   74.7   226   68.5      68


E.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

None                 22,197   72.1   1,388   68.0   1,852   70.3   1,315   71.1   236   71.5     121

One                   7,021   22.8     526   25.8     626   23.8     425   23.0    80   24.2      32

Two or more           1,558    5.1     128    6.3     156    5.9     110    5.9    14    4.2       5


F.  Congenital Anomalies of the Newborn

None                 30,375   98.7   2,007   98.3   2,601   98.7   1,828   98.8   326   98.8     153

One                     348    1.1      31    1.5      29    1.1      19    1.0     4    1.2       3

Two or more              53    0.2       4    0.2       4    0.2       3    0.2     0    0.0       2


 
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