Return to Table of Contents       Right side of Table
 
 
                         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                             ARKANSAS 2003 


                          <15           15-17           18-19           20-24
                      No.    Pct      No.    Pct      No.    Pct       No.    Pct

TOTAL                 108  100.0    1,725  100.0    3,852  100.0    12,907  100.0

A.  Education of Mother

0-8 Years              90   83.3      146    8.5      163    4.2       464    3.6

9-11 Years             17   15.7    1,364   79.1    1,244   32.3     2,440   18.9

12 Years                0    0.0      196   11.4    2,084   54.1     6,424   49.8

13-15 Years             0    0.0        1    0.1      343    8.9     2,759   21.4

16+ Years               0    0.0        0    0.0        0    0.0       728    5.6

Unknown                 1    0.9       18    1.0       18    0.5        92    0.7


B.  Marital Status

Married                 3    2.8      244   14.1    1,201   31.2     6,845   53.0

Unmarried             105   97.2    1,481   85.9    2,650   68.8     6,055   46.9

Unknown                 0    0.0        0    0.0        1    0.0         7    0.1


C.  Live Birth Order

FIRST                 104   96.3    1,545   89.6    2,856   74.1     5,542   42.9

SECOND                  4    3.7      160    9.3      806   20.9     4,493   34.8

THIRD                   0    0.0       14    0.8      155    4.0     2,008   15.6

FOURTH                  0    0.0        1    0.1       24    0.6       637    4.9

FIFTH +                 0    0.0        0    0.0        1    0.0       212    1.6

UNKNOWN                 0    0.0        5    0.3       10    0.3        15    0.1


D.  Pregnancy Order

FIRST                 103   95.4    1,473   85.4    2,622   68.1     4,832   37.4

SECOND                  4    3.7      215   12.5      898   23.3     4,255   33.0

THIRD                   1    0.9       24    1.4      257    6.7     2,262   17.5

FOURTH                  0    0.0        5    0.3       50    1.3     1,016    7.9

FIFTH +                 0    0.0        1    0.1       11    0.3       505    3.9

UNKNOWN                 0    0.0        7    0.4       14    0.4        37    0.3


 
Return to Table of Contents       Right side of Table