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              LIVE BIRTHS, FETAL, NEONATAL, PERINATAL, POSTNEONATAL AND INFANT DEATHS
                                BY SELECTED BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS                                                       
                                          ARKANSAS 2000                         
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
                         Live        Fetal       Neonatal      Perinatal   Postneonatal     Infant                      
                        Births      Deaths        Deaths        Deaths        Deaths        Deaths                      
                           No.    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate                    
                                                                                                                        
E.  Sex of Child                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Male                    19,333    132    6.8    107    5.5    239   12.3     77    4.0    184    9.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Female                  18,457    134    7.2     76    4.1    210   11.3     55    3.0    131    7.1                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                      0      2     .       0     .       2     .       0     .       0     .                     
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
F.  Live Birth Order                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                        
NONE                         0    122 1000.0      0     .     122 1000.0      0     .       0     .                     
                                                                                                                        
FIRST                   15,314     77    5.0     87    5.7    164   10.7     47    3.1    134    8.8                    
                                                                                                                        
SECOND                  12,414     41    3.3     39    3.1     80    6.4     38    3.1     77    6.2                    
                                                                                                                        
THIRD                    6,291     18    2.9     20    3.2     38    6.0     24    3.8     44    7.0                    
                                                                                                                        
FOURTH                   2,347      7    3.0     15    6.4     22    9.3     11    4.7     26   11.1                    
                                                                                                                        
FIFTH +                  1,403      1    0.7     14   10.0     15   10.7      7    5.0     21   15.0                    
                                                                                                                        
UNKNOWN                     21      2   87.0      8  381.0     10  434.8      5  238.1     13  619.0                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
G.  Pregnancy Order                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                        
FIRST                   13,344     83    6.2     63    4.7    146   10.9     40    3.0    103    7.7                    
                                                                                                                        
SECOND                  11,366     75    6.6     43    3.8    118   10.3     29    2.6     72    6.3                    
                                                                                                                        
THIRD                    6,793     49    7.2     30    4.4     79   11.5     24    3.5     54    7.9                    
                                                                                                                        
FOURTH                   3,429     31    9.0     19    5.5     50   14.5     16    4.7     35   10.2                    
                                                                                                                        
FIFTH +                  2,798     24    8.5     20    7.1     44   15.6     17    6.1     37   13.2                    
                                                                                                                        
UNKNOWN                     60      6   90.9      8  133.3     14  212.1      6  100.0     14  233.3                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
H.  Live Birth Interval                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                        
No Live Births               0    122 1000.0      0     .     122 1000.0      0     .       0     .                     
                                                                                                                        
First Live Birth        15,314     77    5.0     87    5.7    164   10.7     47    3.1    134    8.8                    
                                                                                                                        
Plural Delivery            520      4    7.6     10   19.2     14   26.7      4    7.7     14   26.9                    
                                                                                                                        
1-11 Months                551      3    5.4      6   10.9      9   16.2      5    9.1     11   20.0                    
                                                                                                                        
12-17 Months             2,293      7    3.0     10    4.4     17    7.4     19    8.3     29   12.6                    
                                                                                                                        
18-23 Months             2,768     12    4.3      6    2.2     18    6.5      6    2.2     12    4.3                    
                                                                                                                        
24+ Months              15,528     37    2.4     50    3.2     87    5.6     44    2.8     94    6.1                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                    816      6    7.3     14   17.2     20   24.3      7    8.6     21   25.7                    

 
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