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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

S.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

Febrile                                         100     1.0        46    0.7        20    0.9          4   0.8

Meconium, Moderate/Heavy                        441     4.3       270    4.3        99    4.3         23   4.7

Premature Rupture of Membranes                  226     2.2       155    2.5        66    2.9         13   2.7

Abruptio Placenta                                72     0.7        38    0.6        19    0.8          8   1.6

Placenta Previa                                  30     0.3        15    0.2        11    0.5          1   0.2

Other Excessive Bleeding                         67     0.7        23    0.4        13    0.6          3   0.6

Seizures during Labor                             5     0.0         3    0.0         0    0.0          0   0.0

Precipitous Labor                               213     2.1       157    2.5        52    2.3         16   3.3

Prolonged Labor                                  67     0.7        23    0.4        18    0.8          1   0.2

Dysfunctional Labor                             349     3.4       205    3.3        62    2.7         21   4.3

Breech/Malpresentation                          414     4.1       276    4.4       122    5.3         28   5.8

Cephalopelvic Disproportion                     249     2.4       133    2.1        45    2.0          8   1.6

Cord Prolapse                                    17     0.2        17    0.3         5    0.2          2   0.4

Anesthetic Complications                         10     0.1         6    0.1         3    0.1          1   0.2

Fetal Distress                                  645     6.3       431    6.9       191    8.3         56  11.5

Other Complications of Labor/Delivery           838     8.2       553    8.9       211    9.2         41   8.5

Total Births with Complications               3,031    29.8     1,902   30.6       752   32.8        172  35.5


 
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