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              LIVE BIRTHS, FETAL, NEONATAL, PERINATAL, POSTNEONATAL AND INFANT DEATHS
                                BY SELECTED BIRTH CHARACTERISTICS                                                       
                                          ARKANSAS 2003                         
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
                         Live        Fetal       Neonatal      Perinatal   Postneonatal     Infant                      
                        Births      Deaths        Deaths        Deaths        Deaths        Deaths                      
                           No.    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate    No.   Rate                    
                                                                                                                        
M.  Plurality                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                        
Single                  36,363    222    6.1    164    4.5    386   10.6    115    3.2    279    7.7                    
                                                                                                                        
Twin                     1,074     22   20.1     28   26.1     50   45.6      7    6.5     35   32.6                    
                                                                                                                        
Triplet                     42      1   23.3      9  214.3     10  232.6      0    0.0      9  214.3                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                      1      1     .       0     .       1     .       0     .       0     .                     
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
N.  Birthweight                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                        
<500                        78     67  462.1     61  782.1    128  882.8      2   25.6     63  807.7                    
                                                                                                                        
500-749                    138     39  220.3     59  427.5     98  553.7      4   29.0     63  456.5                    
                                                                                                                        
750-999                    130     16  109.6     13  100.0     29  198.6      4   30.8     17  130.8                    
                                                                                                                        
1000-1249                  112     17  131.8      3   26.8     20  155.0      1    8.9      4   35.7                    
                                                                                                                        
1250-1499                  158     10   59.5      3   19.0     13   77.4      2   12.7      5   31.6                    
                                                                                                                        
1500-1749                  253     12   45.3      9   35.6     21   79.2      4   15.8     13   51.4                    
                                                                                                                        
1750-1999                  394     12   29.6      8   20.3     20   49.3      3    7.6     11   27.9                    
                                                                                                                        
2000-2249                  695     14   19.7      7   10.1     21   29.6      6    8.6     13   18.7                    
                                                                                                                        
2250-2499                1,371     14   10.1      5    3.6     19   13.7      7    5.1     12    8.8                    
                                                                                                                        
2500-2999                7,002     13    1.9     12    1.7     25    3.6     25    3.6     37    5.3                    
                                                                                                                        
3000-3499               14,480     15    1.0     10    0.7     25    1.7     37    2.6     47    3.2                    
                                                                                                                        
3500-3999                9,719      4    0.4      5    0.5      9    0.9     22    2.3     27    2.8                    
                                                                                                                        
4000-4499                2,497      7    2.8      3    1.2     10    4.0      2    0.8      5    2.0                    
                                                                                                                        
4500-4999                  390      2    5.1      0    0.0      2    5.1      2    5.1      2    5.1                    
                                                                                                                        
5000+                       58      1   16.9      1   17.2      2   33.9      0    0.0      1   17.2                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                      7      6     .       3     .       9     .       3     .       6     .                     
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
O.  Computed Gestational Age                                                                                            
                                                                                                                        
<37 Weeks                4,676    167   34.5    142   30.4    309   63.8     28    6.0    170   36.4                    
                                                                                                                        
37-39 Weeks             18,395     39    2.1     22    1.2     61    3.3     46    2.5     68    3.7                    
                                                                                                                        
40-41 Weeks              9,637      9    0.9     13    1.3     22    2.3     26    2.7     39    4.0                    
                                                                                                                        
42+ Weeks                2,612      9    3.4      5    1.9     14    5.3     11    4.2     16    6.1                    
                                                                                                                        
Unknown                  2,162     25   11.4     20    9.3     45   20.6     13    6.0     33   15.3                    

 
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