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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                    
                                                                                                                        
P.  Clinical Gestational Age                                                                                            
                                                                                                                        
<37 Weeks                4,017    203   48.1    144   35.8    347   82.2     36    9.0    180   44.8                    
                                                                                                                        
37-39 Weeks             18,927     40    2.1     22    1.2     62    3.3     57    3.0     79    4.2                    
                                                                                                                        
40-41 Weeks             14,143     18    1.3      8    0.6     26    1.8     29    2.1     37    2.6                    
                                                                                                                        
42+ Weeks                  448      2    4.4      0    0.0      2    4.4      3    6.7      3    6.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                    255      5   19.2      9   35.3     14   53.8      7   27.5     16   62.7                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Q.  Birthweight by Race                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                        
Total                                                                                                                   
  Total                 37,790    268    7.0    183    4.8    451   11.9    132    3.5    315    8.3                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams              587    154  207.8    116  197.6    270  364.4     15   25.6    131  223.2                    
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams        2,649     42   15.6     21    7.9     63   23.4     19    7.2     40   15.1                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams           34,527     61    1.8     37    1.1     98    2.8     93    2.7    130    3.8                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                   27     11  289.5      9  333.3     20  526.3      5  185.2     14  518.5                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
White                                                                                                                   
  Total                 28,704    177    6.1    107    3.7    284    9.8     93    3.2    200    7.0                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams              339     96  220.7     65  191.7    161  370.1      9   26.5     74  218.3                    
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams        1,713     28   16.1     10    5.8     38   21.8      9    5.3     19   11.1                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams           26,632     47    1.8     26    1.0     73    2.7     71    2.7     97    3.6                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                   20      6  230.8      6  300.0     12  461.5      4  200.0     10  500.0                    
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Black                                                                                                                   
  Total                  7,944     86   10.7     74    9.3    160   19.9     34    4.3    108   13.6                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams              239     56  189.8     51  213.4    107  362.7      5   20.9     56  234.3                    
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams          856     14   16.1     11   12.9     25   28.7      9   10.5     20   23.4                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams            6,845     12    1.8     10    1.5     22    3.2     19    2.8     29    4.2                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                    4      4     .       2     .       6     .       1     .       3     .                     
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
Other                                                                                                                   
  Total                  1,106      2    1.8      1    0.9      3    2.7      4    3.6      5    4.5                    
                                                                                                                        
  <1500 Grams                9      2     .       0     .       2     .       1     .       1     .                     
                                                                                                                        
  1500-2499 Grams           78      0    0.0      0    0.0      0    0.0      1   12.8      1   12.8                    
                                                                                                                        
  2500+ Grams            1,017      0    0.0      1    1.0      1    1.0      2    2.0      3    2.9                    
                                                                                                                        
  Unknown                    2      0     .       0     .       0     .       0     .       0     .                     

 
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