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 SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER
                          ARKANSAS 2003 


                                       Married            Unmarried
                                    No.      Pct        No.      Pct

E.  Trimester When Prenatal Care Began


First Trimester                  20,268     86.5     10,011     69.7

Second Trimester                  2,306      9.8      3,031     21.1

Third Trimester                     350      1.5        646      4.5

None                                222      0.9        401      2.8

Unknown                             278      1.2        264      1.8


F.  Number of Prenatal Visits

None                                222      0.9        401      2.8

1-4 Visits                          637      2.7      1,052      7.3

5-9 Visits                        3,527     15.1      3,534     24.6

10-12 Visits                     10,939     46.7      5,757     40.1

13-15 Visits                      5,570     23.8      2,284     15.9

16-30 Visits                      2,101      9.0        949      6.6

Unknown                             428      1.8        376      2.6


G.  Maternal Tobacco Use During Pregnancy

None                             20,369     87.0     10,946     76.3

<10 Cigarettes/Day                  912      3.9      1,152      8.0

10-19 Cigarettes/Day              1,234      5.3      1,306      9.1

20+ Cigarettes/Day                  669      2.9        713      5.0

Unknown Cigarettes/Day              139      0.6        178      1.2

Unknown Tobacco Use                 101      0.4         58      0.4


H.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 POUNDS                        4,150     17.7      3,465     24.1

16-20 POUNDS                      2,301      9.8      1,466     10.2

21-25 POUNDS                      3,758     16.0      1,941     13.5

26-35 POUNDS                      6,786     29.0      3,417     23.8

36+ POUNDS                        6,401     27.3      4,044     28.2

UNKNOWN                              28      0.1         20      0.1


 
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