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                    SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MATERNAL TOBACCO USE
                                           ARKANSAS 2003


                     ------------------------- Cigarettes Per Day --------------------------
                           None           <10           10-19           20+        Unk Amt.    Unk Use
                        No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct   No.    Pct     No.

TOTAL                31,322  100.0   2,066  100.0   2,542  100.0   1,385  100.0   317  100.0     163

A.  Birthweight

<1500 Grams             493    1.6      40    1.9      46    1.8      26    1.9     5    1.6      10

1500-2499 Grams       2,062    6.6     212   10.3     271   10.7     154   11.1    31    9.8      10

2500+ Grams          28,764   91.8   1,814   87.8   2,225   87.5   1,204   86.9   280   88.3     141

Unknown                   3    0.0       0    0.0       0    0.0       1    0.1     1    0.3       2


B.  Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

<16 POUNDS            6,134   19.6     476   23.0     476   18.7     342   24.7    84   26.5     108

16-20 POUNDS          3,134   10.0     154    7.5     283   11.1     156   11.3    34   10.7       7

21-25 POUNDS          4,964   15.8     213   10.3     341   13.4     157   11.3    24    7.6       3

26-35 POUNDS          8,591   27.4     512   24.8     674   26.5     326   23.5    83   26.2      18

36+ POUNDS            8,463   27.0     709   34.3     766   30.1     403   29.1    91   28.7      20

UNKNOWN                  36    0.1       2    0.1       2    0.1       1    0.1     1    0.3       7


C.  Maternal Risk Factors for This Pregnancy

None                 23,966   76.5   1,501   72.7   1,907   75.0     994   71.8   213   67.2     107

One                   6,002   19.2     456   22.1     515   20.3     309   22.3    91   28.7      40

Two or more           1,354    4.3     109    5.3     120    4.7      82    5.9    13    4.1      16


D. Obstetric Procedures

None                  1,121    3.6      50    2.4      49    1.9      33    2.4    15    4.7      21

One                   9,457   30.2     426   20.6     605   23.8     295   21.3    78   24.6      44

Two or more          20,744   66.2   1,590   77.0   1,888   74.3   1,057   76.3   224   70.7      98


E.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

None                 22,061   70.4   1,370   66.3   1,741   68.5     923   66.6   180   56.8     102

One                   7,459   23.8     532   25.8     631   24.8     357   25.8   108   34.1      47

Two or more           1,802    5.8     164    7.9     170    6.7     105    7.6    29    9.1      14


F.  Congenital Anomalies of the Newborn

None                 30,910   98.7   2,025   98.0   2,500   98.3   1,358   98.1   315   99.4     158

One                     372    1.2      34    1.6      38    1.5      24    1.7     2    0.6       4

Two or more              40    0.1       7    0.3       4    0.2       3    0.2     0    0.0       1


 
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