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                        SELECTED LIVE BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS BY MATERNAL WEIGHT GAIN
                                               ARKANSAS 2003


                           <16           16-20          21-25           26-35           36+         Unk
                        No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.    Pct      No.    Pct     No.    Pct     No.

TOTAL                7,620  100.0   3,768  100.0   5,702  100.0   10,204  100.0   10452  100.0      49

A.  Birthweight

<1500 Grams            393    5.2      73    1.9      49    0.9       68    0.7      33    0.3       4

1500-2499 Grams        857   11.2     307    8.1     418    7.3      625    6.1     525    5.0       8

2500+ Grams          6,365   83.5   3,387   89.9   5,235   91.8    9,511   93.2   9,894   94.7      36

Unknown                  5    0.1       1    0.0       0    0.0        0    0.0       0    0.0       1


B.  Maternal Risk Factors for This Pregnancy

None                 5,310   69.7   2,930   77.8   4,631   81.2    7,993   78.3   7,790   74.5      34

One                  1,794   23.5     670   17.8     894   15.7    1,871   18.3   2,172   20.8      12

Two or more            516    6.8     168    4.5     177    3.1      340    3.3     490    4.7       3


C. Obstetric Procedures

None                   353    4.6     162    4.3     159    2.8      315    3.1     292    2.8       8

One                  1,614   21.2   1,179   31.3   2,233   39.2    3,236   31.7   2,619   25.1      24

Two or more          5,653   74.2   2,427   64.4   3,310   58.0    6,653   65.2   7,541   72.1      17


D.  Complications of Labor and/or Delivery

None                 5,059   66.4   2,727   72.4   4,208   73.8    7,273   71.3   7,078   67.7      32

One                  2,017   26.5     834   22.1   1,180   20.7    2,375   23.3   2,712   25.9      16

Two or more            544    7.1     207    5.5     314    5.5      556    5.4     662    6.3       1


 
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