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                     SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY EDUCATION OF MOTHER
                                           ARKANSAS 2003 


                       0-8 Years      9-11 Years       12 Years     13-15 Years      16+ Years   Unk
                       No.    Pct     No.    Pct      No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct   No.


E.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began

First Trimester      1,160   65.6   4,509   69.3   11,459   77.3   6,387   85.4   6,631   94.9   144

Second Trimester       387   21.9   1,418   21.8    2,408   16.3     816   10.9     266    3.8    44

Third Trimester        100    5.7     290    4.5      456    3.1     118    1.6      26    0.4     6

None                    68    3.8     167    2.6      277    1.9      71    0.9      24    0.3    16

Unknown                 53    3.0     120    1.8      215    1.5      83    1.1      44    0.6    32


F.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                    68    3.8     167    2.6      277    1.9      71    0.9      24    0.3    16

1-4 Visits             137    7.7     473    7.3      747    5.0     223    3.0      98    1.4    11

5-9 Visits             437   24.7   1,686   25.9    2,964   20.0   1,182   15.8     740   10.6    53

10-12 Visits           745   42.1   2,567   39.5    6,320   42.7   3,440   46.0   3,543   50.7    88

13-15 Visits           228   12.9   1,037   15.9    3,029   20.4   1,683   22.5   1,847   26.4    35

16-30 Visits            88    5.0     402    6.2    1,142    7.7     739    9.9     672    9.6     8

Unknown                 65    3.7     172    2.6      336    2.3     137    1.8      67    1.0    31


G.  Maternal Tobacco Use During Pregnancy

None                 1,532   86.7   4,504   69.2   11,689   78.9   6,615   88.5   6,831   97.7   151

<10 Cigarettes/Day      60    3.4     620    9.5      998    6.7     303    4.1      65    0.9    20

10-19 Cigarettes/Day    98    5.5     801   12.3    1,252    8.5     324    4.3      48    0.7    19

20+ Cigarettes/Day      62    3.5     452    6.9      680    4.6     156    2.1      22    0.3    13

Unknown Cigarettes/Da   14    0.8     104    1.6      148    1.0      34    0.5       7    0.1    10

Unknown Tobacco Use      2    0.1      23    0.4       48    0.3      43    0.6      18    0.3    29


H.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 POUNDS             539   30.5   1,550   23.8    3,193   21.6   1,365   18.3     885   12.7    88

16-20 POUNDS           222   12.6     691   10.6    1,502   10.1     732    9.8     607    8.7    14

21-25 POUNDS           208   11.8     855   13.1    2,098   14.2   1,215   16.3   1,300   18.6    26

26-35 POUNDS           492   27.8   1,601   24.6    3,829   25.8   1,946   26.0   2,283   32.7    53

36+ POUNDS             305   17.3   1,800   27.7    4,170   28.1   2,207   29.5   1,913   27.4    57

UNKNOWN                  2    0.1       7    0.1       23    0.2      10    0.1       3    0.0     4


 
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