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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                    
                                                                                                                        
M.  Plurality                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                        
Single                  36,754    239    6.5    154    4.2    393   10.6    120    3.3    274    7.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Twin                     1,013     20   19.4     20   19.7     40   38.7      6    5.9     26   25.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Triplet                     23      3  115.4      2   87.0      5  192.3      1   43.5      3  130.4                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
N.  Birthweight                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                        
<500                        66     66  500.0     54  818.2    120  909.1      0    0.0     54  818.2                    
                                                                                                                        
500-749                    105     46  304.6     38  361.9     84  556.3      7   66.7     45  428.6                    
                                                                                                                        
750-999                    126     19  131.0     18  142.9     37  255.2      1    7.9     19  150.8                    
                                                                                                                        
1000-1249                  132     14   95.9      3   22.7     17  116.4      5   37.9      8   60.6                    
                                                                                                                        
1250-1499                  158      9   53.9      3   19.0     12   71.9      2   12.7      5   31.6                    
                                                                                                                        
1500-1749                  278     13   44.7      3   10.8     16   55.0      2    7.2      5   18.0                    
                                                                                                                        
1750-1999                  373      7   18.4     11   29.5     18   47.4      4   10.7     15   40.2                    
                                                                                                                        
2000-2249                  601      9   14.8      3    5.0     12   19.7      2    3.3      5    8.3                    
                                                                                                                        
2250-2499                1,397     13    9.2      4    2.9     17   12.1     11    7.9     15   10.7                    
                                                                                                                        
2500-2999                6,957     23    3.3     17    2.4     40    5.7     29    4.2     46    6.6                    
                                                                                                                        
3000-3499               14,204     13    0.9      9    0.6     22    1.5     38    2.7     47    3.3                    
                                                                                                                        
3500-3999               10,105     13    1.3      7    0.7     20    2.0     20    2.0     27    2.7                    
                                                                                                                        
4000-4499                2,745      5    1.8      3    1.1      8    2.9      5    1.8      8    2.9                    
                                                                                                                        
4500-4999                  458      4    8.7      0    0.0      4    8.7      0    0.0      0    0.0                    
                                                                                                                        
5000+                       58      3   49.2      1   17.2      4   65.6      1   17.2      2   34.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                     27     11  289.5      9  333.3     20  526.3      5  185.2     14  518.5                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
O.  Computed Gestational Age                                                                                            
                                                                                                                        
<37 Weeks                4,824    158   31.7    126   26.1    284   57.0     35    7.3    161   33.4                    
                                                                                                                        
37-39 Weeks             17,503     35    2.0     21    1.2     56    3.2     40    2.3     61    3.5                    
                                                                                                                        
40-41 Weeks             10,034     20    2.0      9    0.9     29    2.9     27    2.7     36    3.6                    
                                                                                                                        
42+ Weeks                3,114     12    3.8      4    1.3     16    5.1     10    3.2     14    4.5                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                  2,315     43   18.2     23    9.9     66   28.0     20    8.6     43   18.6                    

 
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