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           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                              ARKANSAS 2003 

                              Total             Male            Female
                           No.     Pct       No.    Pct       No.    Pct

A.  Birthweight by Race

Total  
  TOTAL                 37,795   100.0    19,444  100.0    18,350   100.0

  <500                      78     0.2        36    0.2        42     0.2

  500-749                  139     0.4        77    0.4        62     0.3

  750-999                  130     0.3        60    0.3        70     0.4

  1000-1249                113     0.3        68    0.3        45     0.2

  1250-1499                160     0.4        95    0.5        64     0.3

  1500-1749                255     0.7       132    0.7       123     0.7

  1750-1999                400     1.1       210    1.1       190     1.0

  2000-2249                702     1.9       329    1.7       373     2.0

  2250-2499              1,383     3.7       623    3.2       760     4.1

  2500-2999              7,080    18.7     3,127   16.1     3,953    21.5

  3000-3499             14,610    38.7     7,302   37.6     7,308    39.8

  3500-3999              9,779    25.9     5,485   28.2     4,294    23.4

  4000-4499              2,508     6.6     1,585    8.2       923     5.0

  4500-4999                393     1.0       275    1.4       118     0.6

  5000+                     58     0.2        39    0.2        19     0.1

  Unknown                    7     0.0         1    0.0         6     0.0

White  
  TOTAL                 29,243   100.0    15,056  100.0    14,186   100.0

  <500                      46     0.2        20    0.1        26     0.2

  500-749                   84     0.3        50    0.3        34     0.2

  750-999                   70     0.2        31    0.2        39     0.3

  1000-1249                 69     0.2        43    0.3        26     0.2

  1250-1499                104     0.4        64    0.4        39     0.3

  1500-1749                180     0.6        95    0.6        85     0.6

  1750-1999                263     0.9       140    0.9       123     0.9

  2000-2249                474     1.6       219    1.5       255     1.8

  2250-2499                931     3.2       421    2.8       510     3.6

  2500-2999              4,918    16.8     2,167   14.4     2,751    19.4

  3000-3499             11,268    38.5     5,564   37.0     5,704    40.2

  3500-3999              8,222    28.1     4,560   30.3     3,662    25.8

  4000-4499              2,210     7.6     1,403    9.3       807     5.7

  4500-4999                348     1.2       243    1.6       105     0.7

  5000+                     52     0.2        36    0.2        16     0.1

  Unknown                    4     0.0         0    0.0         4     0.0


           SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX OF CHILD
                              ARKANSAS 2003 


                              Total             Male            Female
                           No.     Pct       No.    Pct       No.    Pct

Black  
  TOTAL                  7,178   100.0     3,671  100.0     3,507   100.0

  <500                      31     0.4        15    0.4        16     0.5

  500-749                   52     0.7        26    0.7        26     0.7

  750-999                   57     0.8        28    0.8        29     0.8

  1000-1249                 39     0.5        21    0.6        18     0.5

  1250-1499                 51     0.7        27    0.7        24     0.7

  1500-1749                 70     1.0        35    1.0        35     1.0

  1750-1999                124     1.7        61    1.7        63     1.8

  2000-2249                213     3.0       100    2.7       113     3.2

  2250-2499                413     5.8       183    5.0       230     6.6

  2500-2999              1,874    26.1       835   22.7     1,039    29.6

  3000-3499              2,784    38.8     1,460   39.8     1,324    37.8

  3500-3999              1,214    16.9       726   19.8       488    13.9

  4000-4499                219     3.1       131    3.6        88     2.5

  4500-4999                 34     0.5        22    0.6        12     0.3

  5000+                      1     0.0         0    0.0         1     0.0

  Unknown                    2     0.0         1    0.0         1     0.0

Other  
  TOTAL                  1,350   100.0       706  100.0       644   100.0

  <500                       1     0.1         1    0.1         0     0.0

  500-749                    3     0.2         1    0.1         2     0.3

  750-999                    3     0.2         1    0.1         2     0.3

  1000-1249                  5     0.4         4    0.6         1     0.2

  1250-1499                  4     0.3         4    0.6         0     0.0

  1500-1749                  5     0.4         2    0.3         3     0.5

  1750-1999                 13     1.0         9    1.3         4     0.6

  2000-2249                 15     1.1        10    1.4         5     0.8

  2250-2499                 36     2.7        18    2.5        18     2.8

  2500-2999                283    21.0       123   17.4       160    24.8

  3000-3499                549    40.7       273   38.7       276    42.9

  3500-3999                339    25.1       197   27.9       142    22.0

  4000-4499                 79     5.9        51    7.2        28     4.3

  4500-4999                 11     0.8        10    1.4         1     0.2

  5000+                      4     0.3         2    0.3         2     0.3

  Unknown                    0     0.0         0    0.0         0     0.0


 
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