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                         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


N.  Computed Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              23   21.3      265   15.4      473   12.3     1,641   12.7

37-39 Weeks            40   37.0      769   44.6    1,732   45.0     6,062   47.0

40-41 Weeks            28   25.9      453   26.3    1,072   27.8     3,447   26.7

42+ Weeks              10    9.3      115    6.7      314    8.2       943    7.3

Unknown                 7    6.5      123    7.1      261    6.8       814    6.3


O.  Clinical Gestational Age

<37 Weeks              16   14.8      212   12.3      421   10.9     1,384   10.7

37-39 Weeks            64   59.3      909   52.7    1,989   51.6     7,079   54.8

40-41 Weeks            25   23.1      570   33.0    1,390   36.1     4,222   32.7

42+ Weeks               2    1.9       18    1.0       30    0.8       129    1.0

Unknown                 1    0.9       16    0.9       22    0.6        93    0.7


 
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