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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


P.  Live Birth Order by Race

White  
  Total                51  100.0    1,100  100.0    2,779  100.0     9,651  100.0

  FIRST                50   98.0    1,013   92.1    2,148   77.3     4,469   46.3

  SECOND                1    2.0       75    6.8      525   18.9     3,401   35.2

  THIRD                 0    0.0        8    0.7       92    3.3     1,313   13.6

  FOURTH                0    0.0        0    0.0        7    0.3       359    3.7

  FIFTH +               0    0.0        0    0.0        1    0.0        97    1.0

  UNKNOWN               0    0.0        4    0.4        6    0.2        12    0.1


Black  
  Total                55  100.0      590  100.0      970  100.0     2,894  100.0

  FIRST                52   94.5      501   84.9      630   64.9       926   32.0

  SECOND                3    5.5       82   13.9      260   26.8       964   33.3

  THIRD                 0    0.0        6    1.0       60    6.2       635   21.9

  FOURTH                0    0.0        1    0.2       17    1.8       259    8.9

  FIFTH +               0    0.0        0    0.0        0    0.0       108    3.7

  UNKNOWN               0    0.0        0    0.0        3    0.3         2    0.1


Other  
  Total                 2  100.0       32  100.0       99  100.0       354  100.0

  FIRST                 2  100.0       28   87.5       74   74.7       144   40.7

  SECOND                0    0.0        3    9.4       21   21.2       125   35.3

  THIRD                 0    0.0        0    0.0        3    3.0        59   16.7

  FOURTH                0    0.0        0    0.0        0    0.0        19    5.4

  FIFTH +               0    0.0        0    0.0        0    0.0         7    2.0

  UNKNOWN               0    0.0        1    3.1        1    1.0         0    0.0


 
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