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                         SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                             ARKANSAS 2003       ...Continued...


                        25-29           30-34           35-39             40+
                      No.    Pct      No.    Pct      No.    Pct       No.    Pct


P.  Live Birth Order by Race

White  
  Total             8,147  100.0    5,229   100.0   1,879  100.0       384  100.0

  FIRST             2,818   34.6    1,357    26.0     390   20.8        86   22.4

  SECOND            2,908   35.7    1,898    36.3     556   29.6        84   21.9

  THIRD             1,633   20.0    1,204    23.0     475   25.3        76   19.8

  FOURTH              548    6.7      474     9.1     263   14.0        55   14.3

  FIFTH +             229    2.8      288     5.5     192   10.2        82   21.4

  UNKNOWN              11    0.1        8     0.2       3    0.2         1    0.3


Black  
  Total             1,579  100.0      709   100.0     297  100.0        76  100.0

  FIRST               327   20.7      120    16.9      43   14.5        11   14.5

  SECOND              477   30.2      203    28.6      80   26.9        14   18.4

  THIRD               398   25.2      160    22.6      58   19.5        21   27.6

  FOURTH              212   13.4      113    15.9      43   14.5         9   11.8

  FIFTH +             164   10.4      113    15.9      73   24.6        21   27.6

  UNKNOWN               1    0.1        0     0.0       0    0.0         0    0.0


Other  
  Total               451  100.0      270   100.0     115  100.0        25  100.0

  FIRST               163   36.1       80    29.6      27   23.5         2    8.0

  SECOND              159   35.3       90    33.3      32   27.8         6   24.0

  THIRD                74   16.4       57    21.1      25   21.7         3   12.0

  FOURTH               35    7.8       33    12.2      12   10.4        11   44.0

  FIFTH +              18    4.0       10     3.7      19   16.5         3   12.0

  UNKNOWN               2    0.4        0     0.0       0    0.0         0    0.0


 
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