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                        SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MATERNAL WEIGHT GAIN
                                               ARKANSAS 2000


                           <16           16-20          21-25           26-35           36+         Unk
                        No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct      No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.

TOTAL                6,829  100.0   3,812  100.0   4,795  100.0   10,854  100.0   11313  100.0     187

A.  Birthweight

<1500 Grams            344    5.0      80    2.1      50    1.0       65    0.6      39    0.3       9

1500-2499 Grams        823   12.1     342    9.0     341    7.1      612    5.6     514    4.5      17

2500+ Grams          5,654   82.8   3,388   88.9   4,400   91.8   10,172   93.7   10755   95.1     158

Unknown                  8    0.1       2    0.1       4    0.1        5    0.0       5    0.0       3


B.  Maternal Risk Factors for This Pregnancy

None                 4,994   73.1   3,047   79.9   3,890   81.1    8,810   81.2   8,880   78.5     140

One                  1,502   22.0     640   16.8     781   16.3    1,769   16.3   2,064   18.2      37

Two or more            333    4.9     125    3.3     124    2.6      275    2.5     369    3.3      10


C. Obstetric Procedures

None                   390    5.7     211    5.5     264    5.5      637    5.9     573    5.1      37

One                  1,689   24.7   1,080   28.3   1,416   29.5    3,206   29.5   2,852   25.2      66

Two or more          4,750   69.6   2,521   66.1   3,115   65.0    7,011   64.6   7,888   69.7      84


D.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

None                 4,606   67.4   2,853   74.8   3,503   73.1    8,024   73.9   7,981   70.5     142

One                  1,770   25.9     783   20.5   1,074   22.4    2,328   21.4   2,716   24.0      39

Two or more            453    6.6     176    4.6     218    4.5      502    4.6     616    5.4       6


 
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