Birth Profile for Nome1

2009
  2009 2007-2009
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 240 100.0 19 100.0 216 100.0 707 100.0 54 100.0 645 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 47 19.6 0 0.0 47 21.8 133 18.8 0 0.0 133 20.6
20-24 74 30.8 2 10.5 72 33.3 233 33.0 7 13.0 226 35.0
25-29 53 22.1 2 10.5 50 23.1 168 23.8 16 29.6 151 23.4
30-34 40 16.7 10 52.6 29 13.4 110 15.6 24 44.4 83 12.9
35-39 21 8.8 4 21.1 14 6.5 47 6.6 5 9.3 38 5.9
40-44 5 2.1 1 5.3 4 1.9 13 1.8 2 3.7 11 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 4.6 0 0.0 11 5.1 45 6.4 0 0.0 45 7.0
Reported Smoking 123 51.5 1 5.3 122 56.7 362 51.3 4 7.4 358 55.6
Unwed 181 75.4 6 31.6 175 81.0 547 77.7 10 18.9 535 83.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 70 29.5 0 0.0 70 32.7 208 29.9 1 1.9 207 32.6
12 Years 133 56.1 4 22.2 128 59.8 383 55.1 14 26.4 368 58.0
12+ Years 34 14.3 14 77.8 16 7.5 104 15.0 38 71.7 59 9.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 236 98.3 16 84.2 216 100.0 695 98.3 47 87.0 642 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 4 1.7 3 15.8 0 0.0 9 1.3 7 13.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 196 82.4 11 61.1 180 83.7 605 85.9 30 56.6 567 88.2
Vaginal after C-Section 13 5.5 1 5.6 12 5.6 26 3.7 1 1.9 25 3.9
Primary C-Section 15 6.3 3 16.7 12 5.6 53 7.5 16 30.2 37 5.8
Repeat C-Section 14 5.9 3 16.7 11 5.1 20 2.8 6 11.3 14 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 173 73.0 18 94.7 152 71.4 521 74.9 50 92.6 465 73.3
3rd Trimester 9 3.8 1 5.3 8 3.8 22 3.2 1 1.9 21 3.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.9 7 1.0 0 0.0 7 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 17.4 4 23.5 34 15.9 120 17.3 11 22.0 105 16.5
Adequate 77 32.6 6 35.3 69 32.2 220 31.7 25 50.0 193 30.3
Intermediate 66 28.0 4 23.5 62 29.0 211 30.4 7 14.0 202 31.7
Inadequate 52 22.0 3 17.6 49 22.9 144 20.7 7 14.0 137 21.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 15.1 4 21.1 28 13.0 105 15.0 13 24.1 87 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 20 8.3 1 5.3 17 7.9 46 6.6 8 14.8 35 5.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Nome1

2008
  2008 2006-2008
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 252 100.0 18 100.0 234 100.0 674 100.0 62 100.0 605 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 47 18.7 0 0.0 47 20.1 127 18.8 0 0.0 126 20.8
20-24 85 33.7 3 16.7 82 35.0 217 32.2 8 12.9 209 34.5
25-29 61 24.2 7 38.9 54 23.1 166 24.6 23 37.1 142 23.5
30-34 40 15.9 8 44.4 32 13.7 96 14.2 20 32.3 73 12.1
35-39 14 5.6 0 0.0 14 6.0 49 7.3 8 12.9 39 6.4
40-44 5 2.0 0 0.0 5 2.1 15 2.2 3 4.8 12 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 7.7 0 0.0 19 8.2 46 6.9 1 1.8 45 7.5
Reported Smoking 124 49.2 1 5.6 123 52.6 335 49.7 4 6.5 331 54.7
Unwed 199 79.6 2 11.1 197 84.9 504 75.3 6 10.0 495 82.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 72 29.1 0 0.0 72 31.4 195 29.5 1 1.6 191 32.2
12 Years 137 55.5 3 16.7 134 58.5 358 54.1 17 27.4 341 57.5
12+ Years 38 15.4 15 83.3 23 10.0 109 16.5 44 71.0 61 10.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 247 98.0 15 83.3 232 99.1 658 97.6 52 83.9 600 99.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 4 1.6 3 16.7 1 0.4 11 1.6 10 16.1 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 223 88.8 12 66.7 211 90.6 585 86.9 37 59.7 541 89.6
Vaginal after C-Section 8 3.2 0 0.0 8 3.4 19 2.8 0 0.0 19 3.1
Primary C-Section 16 6.4 5 27.8 11 4.7 58 8.6 20 32.3 38 6.3
Repeat C-Section 4 1.6 1 5.6 3 1.3 11 1.6 5 8.1 6 1.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 179 71.9 15 83.3 164 71.0 507 76.7 54 87.1 446 75.3
3rd Trimester 8 3.2 0 0.0 8 3.5 22 3.3 3 4.8 19 3.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 15.8 4 23.5 35 15.2 108 16.3 11 18.6 95 16.0
Adequate 76 30.8 9 52.9 67 29.1 211 31.9 26 44.1 183 30.8
Intermediate 78 31.6 0 0.0 78 33.9 209 31.6 11 18.6 195 32.8
Inadequate 54 21.9 4 23.5 50 21.7 133 20.1 11 18.6 122 20.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 35 13.9 4 22.2 31 13.3 99 14.8 12 19.4 84 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 10 4.0 2 11.1 8 3.4 41 6.1 9 14.5 30 5.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Nome1

2007
  2007 2005-2007
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 215 100.0 17 100.0 195 100.0 670 100.0 64 100.0 595 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 39 18.1 0 0.0 39 20.0 119 17.8 0 0.0 118 19.8
20-24 74 34.4 2 11.8 72 36.9 204 30.4 7 10.9 195 32.8
25-29 54 25.1 7 41.2 47 24.1 177 26.4 24 37.5 152 25.5
30-34 30 14.0 6 35.3 22 11.3 97 14.5 20 31.3 74 12.4
35-39 12 5.6 1 5.9 10 5.1 53 7.9 9 14.1 40 6.7
40-44 3 1.4 1 5.9 2 1.0 14 2.1 4 6.3 10 1.7
45+ 3 1.4 0 0.0 3 1.5 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.0 0 0.0 15 7.7 39 5.9 2 3.5 37 6.2
Reported Smoking 115 53.5 2 11.8 113 57.9 339 50.7 3 4.7 336 56.5
Unwed 167 78.0 2 12.5 163 83.6 475 71.2 7 11.3 464 78.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 66 31.3 1 5.9 65 34.0 187 28.4 1 1.6 183 31.3
12 Years 113 53.6 7 41.2 106 55.5 359 54.6 16 25.4 341 58.3
12+ Years 32 15.2 9 52.9 20 10.5 112 17.0 46 73.0 61 10.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 212 98.6 16 94.1 194 99.5 654 97.6 53 82.8 592 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 1 0.5 1 5.9 0 0.0 10 1.5 10 15.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 186 86.5 7 41.2 176 90.3 569 85.4 37 58.7 523 88.3
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.3 0 0.0 5 2.6 23 3.5 1 1.6 22 3.7
Primary C-Section 22 10.2 8 47.1 14 7.2 61 9.2 19 30.2 40 6.8
Repeat C-Section 2 0.9 2 11.8 0 0.0 13 2.0 6 9.5 7 1.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 169 80.5 17 100.0 149 78.4 512 78.0 57 90.5 446 76.5
3rd Trimester 5 2.4 0 0.0 5 2.6 33 5.0 3 4.8 30 5.1
No Prenatal Care 4 1.9 0 0.0 4 2.1 8 1.2 0 0.0 8 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 18.9 3 18.8 36 18.7 120 18.2 12 20.0 106 18.0
Adequate 67 31.6 10 62.5 57 29.5 208 31.6 25 41.7 179 30.4
Intermediate 67 31.6 3 18.8 62 32.1 199 30.2 14 23.3 182 30.9
Inadequate 38 17.9 0 0.0 38 19.7 132 20.0 9 15.0 122 20.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 34 16.0 5 29.4 28 14.6 100 15.0 10 15.6 87 14.7
Low Birthweight Birth 16 7.6 5 29.4 10 5.3 43 6.5 8 12.5 33 5.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Nome1

2006
  2006 2004-2006
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 207 100.0 27 100.0 176 100.0 685 100.0 63 100.0 611 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 41 19.8 0 0.0 40 22.7 128 18.7 3 4.8 124 20.3
20-24 58 28.0 3 11.1 55 31.3 206 30.1 6 9.5 198 32.4
25-29 51 24.6 9 33.3 41 23.3 176 25.7 22 34.9 151 24.7
30-34 26 12.6 6 22.2 19 10.8 101 14.7 16 25.4 83 13.6
35-39 23 11.1 7 25.9 15 8.5 54 7.9 13 20.6 38 6.2
40-44 7 3.4 2 7.4 5 2.8 16 2.3 3 4.8 13 2.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.9 1 4.3 11 6.3 45 6.7 2 3.6 43 7.1
Reported Smoking 96 46.4 1 3.7 95 54.0 354 51.8 1 1.6 353 57.8
Unwed 138 67.3 2 7.7 135 77.1 471 69.0 8 12.9 461 75.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 57 27.9 0 0.0 54 31.2 186 27.6 1 1.7 182 30.1
12 Years 108 52.9 7 25.9 101 58.4 380 56.5 11 18.3 367 60.8
12+ Years 39 19.1 20 74.1 18 10.4 107 15.9 48 80.0 55 9.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 199 96.1 21 77.8 174 98.9 669 97.7 51 81.0 608 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 6 2.9 6 22.2 0 0.0 11 1.6 11 17.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 176 85.0 18 66.7 154 87.5 583 86.2 42 67.7 533 88.2
Vaginal after C-Section 6 2.9 0 0.0 6 3.4 24 3.6 1 1.6 23 3.8
Primary C-Section 20 9.7 7 25.9 13 7.4 55 8.1 15 24.2 38 6.3
Repeat C-Section 5 2.4 2 7.4 3 1.7 14 2.1 4 6.5 10 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 159 78.7 22 81.5 133 77.8 507 75.2 53 85.5 446 74.1
3rd Trimester 9 4.5 3 11.1 6 3.5 41 6.1 4 6.5 37 6.1
No Prenatal Care 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 29 14.4 4 15.4 24 14.0 114 16.9 10 16.7 103 17.0
Adequate 68 33.7 7 26.9 59 34.3 218 32.3 19 31.7 194 32.1
Intermediate 64 31.7 8 30.8 55 32.0 200 29.6 20 33.3 178 29.4
Inadequate 41 20.3 7 26.9 34 19.8 143 21.2 11 18.3 130 21.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 30 14.6 3 11.1 25 14.3 102 14.9 10 15.9 90 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 15 7.3 2 7.4 12 6.9 48 7.0 9 14.3 38 6.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Nome1

2005
  2005 2003-2005
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 248 100.0 20 100.0 224 100.0 673 100.0 58 100.0 606 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
15-19 39 15.7 0 0.0 39 17.4 121 18.0 3 5.2 118 19.5
20-24 72 29.0 2 10.0 68 30.4 194 28.8 8 13.8 184 30.4
25-29 72 29.0 8 40.0 64 28.6 178 26.4 16 27.6 160 26.4
30-34 41 16.5 8 40.0 33 14.7 111 16.5 17 29.3 92 15.2
35-39 18 7.3 1 5.0 15 6.7 51 7.6 13 22.4 35 5.8
40-44 4 1.6 1 5.0 3 1.3 13 1.9 1 1.7 12 2.0
45+ 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 4.9 1 5.9 11 4.9 51 7.7 1 1.9 50 8.3
Reported Smoking 128 51.8 0 0.0 128 57.1 361 53.8 3 5.3 358 59.1
Unwed 170 68.5 3 15.0 166 74.1 457 67.9 9 15.5 447 73.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 64 26.3 0 0.0 64 29.0 183 27.6 2 3.7 180 30.0
12 Years 138 56.8 2 10.5 134 60.6 383 57.9 11 20.4 370 61.6
12+ Years 41 16.9 17 89.5 23 10.4 96 14.5 41 75.9 51 8.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 243 98.0 16 80.0 224 100.0 662 98.4 50 86.2 604 99.7
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 5.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 3 1.2 3 15.0 0 0.0 7 1.0 7 12.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 207 84.8 12 63.2 193 87.3 577 87.3 38 67.9 534 89.3
Vaginal after C-Section 12 4.9 1 5.3 11 5.0 23 3.5 1 1.8 22 3.7
Primary C-Section 19 7.8 4 21.1 13 5.9 47 7.1 13 23.2 32 5.4
Repeat C-Section 6 2.5 2 10.5 4 1.8 14 2.1 4 7.1 10 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 184 75.4 18 94.7 164 73.9 490 73.7 50 87.7 434 72.3
3rd Trimester 19 7.8 0 0.0 19 8.6 42 6.3 2 3.5 40 6.7
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.9 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 51 20.8 5 27.8 46 20.5 129 19.4 11 20.0 117 19.4
Adequate 73 29.8 8 44.4 63 28.1 210 31.5 21 38.2 186 30.8
Intermediate 68 27.8 3 16.7 65 29.0 181 27.2 17 30.9 163 27.0
Inadequate 53 21.6 2 11.1 50 22.3 146 21.9 6 10.9 137 22.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 14.6 2 10.0 34 15.2 99 14.7 9 15.5 90 14.9
Low Birthweight Birth 12 4.8 1 5.0 11 4.9 46 6.8 9 15.5 37 6.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Nome1

2004
  2004 2002-2004
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 230 100.0 16 100.0 211 100.0 638 100.0 61 100.0 568 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 0.9
15-19 48 20.9 3 18.8 45 21.3 119 18.7 4 6.6 115 20.2
20-24 76 33.0 1 6.3 75 35.5 172 27.0 13 21.3 158 27.8
25-29 53 23.0 5 31.3 46 21.8 168 26.3 10 16.4 154 27.1
30-34 34 14.8 2 12.5 31 14.7 107 16.8 18 29.5 87 15.3
35-39 13 5.7 5 31.3 8 3.8 52 8.2 16 26.2 34 6.0
40-44 5 2.2 0 0.0 5 2.4 14 2.2 0 0.0 14 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 9.2 0 0.0 21 10.0 61 9.7 0 0.0 61 10.8
Reported Smoking 130 56.5 0 0.0 130 61.6 343 54.0 5 8.3 338 59.6
Unwed 163 70.9 3 18.8 160 75.8 422 66.1 11 18.0 411 72.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 65 28.8 1 7.1 64 30.5 182 29.0 5 8.9 176 31.2
12 Years 134 59.3 2 14.3 132 62.9 363 57.9 14 25.0 349 61.8
12+ Years 27 11.9 11 78.6 14 6.7 82 13.1 37 66.1 40 7.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 227 98.7 14 87.5 210 99.5 628 98.4 55 90.2 565 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 2 0.9 2 12.5 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 9.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 200 88.9 12 75.0 186 89.9 556 89.1 46 76.7 504 90.3
Vaginal after C-Section 6 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.9 21 3.4 0 0.0 21 3.8
Primary C-Section 16 7.1 4 25.0 12 5.8 37 5.9 11 18.3 26 4.7
Repeat C-Section 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.4 10 1.6 3 5.0 7 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 164 71.9 13 81.3 149 71.3 463 74.1 52 86.7 404 72.5
3rd Trimester 13 5.7 1 6.3 12 5.7 28 4.5 2 3.3 26 4.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 14.9 1 6.3 33 15.8 134 21.4 13 22.0 120 21.5
Adequate 77 33.8 4 25.0 72 34.4 196 31.4 24 40.7 168 30.1
Intermediate 68 29.8 9 56.3 58 27.8 169 27.0 17 28.8 151 27.1
Inadequate 49 21.5 2 12.5 46 22.0 126 20.2 5 8.5 119 21.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 15.7 5 31.3 31 14.7 92 14.5 7 11.5 85 15.0
Low Birthweight Birth 21 9.1 6 37.5 15 7.1 46 7.2 8 13.1 38 6.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Nome1

2003
  2003 2001-2003
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 195 100.0 22 100.0 171 100.0 642 100.0 72 100.0 564 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
15-19 34 17.4 0 0.0 34 19.9 108 16.8 1 1.4 107 19.0
20-24 46 23.6 5 22.7 41 24.0 179 27.9 19 26.4 159 28.2
25-29 53 27.2 3 13.6 50 29.2 169 26.3 13 18.1 154 27.3
30-34 36 18.5 7 31.8 28 16.4 103 16.0 24 33.3 78 13.8
35-39 20 10.3 7 31.8 12 7.0 61 9.5 15 20.8 44 7.8
40-44 4 2.1 0 0.0 4 2.3 14 2.2 0 0.0 14 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 9.3 0 0.0 18 10.5 58 9.3 1 1.5 57 10.3
Reported Smoking 103 53.1 3 14.3 100 58.5 322 50.9 9 12.9 313 56.2
Unwed 124 63.6 3 13.6 121 70.8 411 64.1 10 14.1 401 71.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 54 28.0 1 4.8 52 30.6 167 26.8 4 5.8 162 29.5
12 Years 111 57.5 7 33.3 104 61.2 362 58.2 20 29.0 342 62.3
12+ Years 28 14.5 13 61.9 14 8.2 93 15.0 45 65.2 45 8.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 192 98.5 20 90.9 170 99.4 630 98.1 64 88.9 561 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 2 1.0 2 9.1 0 0.0 7 1.1 7 9.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 170 88.5 14 66.7 155 91.2 549 88.4 54 77.1 491 89.8
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 0 0.0 5 2.9 24 3.9 0 0.0 24 4.4
Primary C-Section 12 6.3 5 23.8 7 4.1 34 5.5 12 17.1 22 4.0
Repeat C-Section 5 2.6 2 9.5 3 1.8 14 2.3 4 5.7 10 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 142 73.6 19 86.4 121 71.6 477 77.4 62 89.9 410 75.6
3rd Trimester 10 5.2 1 4.5 9 5.3 25 4.1 2 2.9 23 4.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 8 1.3 0 0.0 8 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 44 22.8 5 23.8 38 22.4 141 22.7 18 26.5 122 22.3
Adequate 60 31.1 9 42.9 51 30.0 206 33.2 28 41.2 175 32.0
Intermediate 45 23.3 5 23.8 40 23.5 155 25.0 16 23.5 139 25.4
Inadequate 44 22.8 2 9.5 41 24.1 118 19.0 6 8.8 111 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 13.8 2 9.1 25 14.6 83 13.1 5 7.0 78 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 13 6.7 2 9.1 11 6.5 39 6.2 5 6.9 34 6.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

2002
  2002 2000-2002
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 213 100.0 23 100.0 186 100.0 638 100.0 78 100.0 554 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.9 0 0.0 2 1.1 6 0.9 0 0.0 6 1.1
15-19 37 17.4 1 4.3 36 19.4 109 17.1 2 2.6 107 19.3
20-24 50 23.5 7 30.4 42 22.6 186 29.2 18 23.1 166 30.0
25-29 62 29.1 2 8.7 58 31.2 167 26.2 18 23.1 147 26.5
30-34 37 17.4 9 39.1 28 15.1 98 15.4 24 30.8 73 13.2
35-39 19 8.9 4 17.4 14 7.5 59 9.2 14 17.9 44 7.9
40-44 5 2.3 0 0.0 5 2.7 12 1.9 2 2.6 10 1.8
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 10.5 0 0.0 22 11.9 55 8.8 2 2.7 53 9.7
Reported Smoking 110 52.1 2 8.7 108 58.4 309 49.2 9 11.7 299 54.8
Unwed 135 63.4 5 21.7 130 69.9 390 61.3 13 16.9 377 68.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 63 30.3 3 14.3 60 32.4 159 25.7 5 6.6 154 28.6
12 Years 118 56.7 5 23.8 113 61.1 359 58.0 17 22.4 340 63.1
12+ Years 27 13.0 13 61.9 12 6.5 101 16.3 54 71.1 45 8.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 209 98.1 21 91.3 185 99.5 622 97.5 68 87.2 549 99.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 1.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Outside Alaska 2 0.9 2 8.7 0 0.0 7 1.1 7 9.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 186 89.9 20 87.0 163 90.1 550 89.0 64 85.3 481 89.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 4.8 0 0.0 10 5.5 29 4.7 0 0.0 29 5.4
Primary C-Section 9 4.3 2 8.7 7 3.9 28 4.5 9 12.0 19 3.5
Repeat C-Section 2 1.0 1 4.3 1 0.6 11 1.8 2 2.7 9 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 157 77.0 20 90.9 134 74.9 497 81.2 69 92.0 423 79.5
3rd Trimester 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.8 22 3.6 1 1.3 21 3.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 9 1.5 0 0.0 9 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 56 27.5 7 31.8 49 27.4 137 22.3 16 21.6 121 22.6
Adequate 59 28.9 11 50.0 45 25.1 218 35.5 34 45.9 181 33.8
Intermediate 56 27.5 3 13.6 53 29.6 161 26.2 19 25.7 140 26.2
Inadequate 33 16.2 1 4.5 32 17.9 98 16.0 5 6.8 93 17.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 13.8 0 0.0 29 15.8 80 12.7 5 6.5 75 13.7
Low Birthweight Birth 12 5.7 0 0.0 12 6.5 33 5.3 4 5.1 29 5.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

2001
  2001 1999-2001
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 234 100.0 27 100.0 207 100.0 641 100.0 77 100.0 556 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.4 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 0.9
15-19 37 15.8 0 0.0 37 17.9 106 16.5 1 1.3 104 18.7
20-24 83 35.5 7 25.9 76 36.7 201 31.4 13 16.9 186 33.5
25-29 54 23.1 8 29.6 46 22.2 161 25.1 21 27.3 136 24.5
30-34 30 12.8 8 29.6 22 10.6 93 14.5 24 31.2 68 12.2
35-39 22 9.4 4 14.8 18 8.7 61 9.5 14 18.2 47 8.5
40-44 5 2.1 0 0.0 5 2.4 13 2.0 3 3.9 10 1.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 8.0 1 4.0 17 8.5 46 7.4 3 4.1 43 7.9
Reported Smoking 109 48.0 4 15.4 105 52.2 299 47.6 9 12.0 289 53.0
Unwed 152 65.2 2 7.7 150 72.5 384 60.2 13 17.1 370 66.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 50 22.6 0 0.0 50 25.8 144 23.2 2 2.6 141 26.3
12 Years 133 60.2 8 29.6 125 64.4 368 59.4 17 22.4 346 64.6
12+ Years 38 17.2 19 70.4 19 9.8 108 17.4 57 75.0 49 9.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 229 97.9 23 85.2 206 99.5 622 97.0 65 84.4 550 98.9
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 3.7 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Outside Alaska 3 1.3 3 11.1 0 0.0 9 1.4 8 10.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 193 86.9 20 76.9 173 88.3 550 89.4 60 82.2 485 90.8
Vaginal after C-Section 9 4.1 0 0.0 9 4.6 22 3.6 0 0.0 22 4.1
Primary C-Section 13 5.9 5 19.2 8 4.1 29 4.7 10 13.7 16 3.0
Repeat C-Section 7 3.2 1 3.8 6 3.1 14 2.3 3 4.1 11 2.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 178 81.3 23 92.0 155 79.9 470 75.9 68 91.9 396 73.7
3rd Trimester 10 4.6 1 4.0 9 4.6 50 8.1 2 2.7 47 8.8
No Prenatal Care 6 2.7 0 0.0 6 3.0 11 1.8 0 0.0 11 2.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 18.4 6 24.0 35 17.7 120 19.3 14 19.2 106 19.6
Adequate 87 39.0 8 32.0 79 39.9 224 36.0 32 43.8 188 34.8
Intermediate 54 24.2 8 32.0 46 23.2 145 23.3 22 30.1 121 22.4
Inadequate 41 18.4 3 12.0 38 19.2 133 21.4 5 6.8 126 23.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 11.7 3 11.5 24 11.8 79 12.5 7 9.3 70 12.7
Low Birthweight Birth 14 6.3 3 11.1 11 5.6 30 4.8 5 6.5 23 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

2000
  2000 1998-2000
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 191 100.0 28 100.0 161 100.0 614 100.0 77 100.0 529 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.1
15-19 35 18.3 1 3.6 34 21.1 104 16.9 4 5.2 99 18.7
20-24 53 27.7 4 14.3 48 29.8 174 28.3 11 14.3 161 30.4
25-29 51 26.7 8 28.6 43 26.7 164 26.7 20 26.0 140 26.5
30-34 31 16.2 7 25.0 23 14.3 99 16.1 26 33.8 72 13.6
35-39 18 9.4 6 21.4 12 7.5 58 9.4 12 15.6 46 8.7
40-44 2 1.0 2 7.1 0 0.0 8 1.3 3 3.9 5 0.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.9 1 3.6 14 8.8 49 8.1 3 4.1 46 8.8
Reported Smoking 90 47.4 3 10.7 86 53.8 303 49.8 7 9.2 295 56.3
Unwed 103 54.2 6 21.4 97 60.6 359 58.7 18 23.4 340 64.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 46 24.2 2 7.1 44 27.5 136 22.8 4 5.4 131 25.4
12 Years 108 56.8 4 14.3 102 63.8 363 60.8 14 18.9 344 66.8
12+ Years 36 18.9 22 78.6 14 8.8 98 16.4 56 75.7 40 7.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 96.3 24 85.7 158 98.1 590 96.1 64 83.1 519 98.1
Birthing Center 2 1.0 1 3.6 1 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.3 2 0.4
Home Birth 1 0.5 1 3.6 0 0.0 4 0.7 2 2.6 2 0.4
Other Facility 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 0.9
Outside Alaska 2 1.0 2 7.1 0 0.0 12 2.0 10 13.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 171 90.5 24 92.3 145 90.1 517 89.3 61 84.7 451 90.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 5.3 0 0.0 10 6.2 23 4.0 1 1.4 22 4.4
Primary C-Section 6 3.2 2 7.7 4 2.5 28 4.8 8 11.1 17 3.4
Repeat C-Section 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.2 11 1.9 2 2.8 9 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 162 85.7 26 92.9 134 84.3 438 72.6 69 90.8 363 69.9
3rd Trimester 7 3.7 0 0.0 7 4.4 65 10.8 2 2.6 62 11.9
No Prenatal Care 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 7 1.2 0 0.0 7 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 21.4 3 11.1 37 23.4 118 19.7 18 24.0 100 19.3
Adequate 72 38.5 15 55.6 57 36.1 186 31.0 32 42.7 150 29.0
Intermediate 51 27.3 8 29.6 41 25.9 142 23.7 20 26.7 120 23.2
Inadequate 24 12.8 1 3.7 23 14.6 154 25.7 5 6.7 147 28.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 24 12.6 2 7.1 22 13.8 84 13.7 8 10.5 74 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 7 3.7 1 3.6 6 3.7 28 4.6 3 3.9 23 4.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1999
  1999 1997-1999
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 216 100.0 22 100.0 188 100.0 623 100.0 68 100.0 549 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.1
15-19 34 15.7 0 0.0 33 17.6 109 17.5 4 5.9 104 18.9
20-24 65 30.1 2 9.1 62 33.0 175 28.1 8 11.8 166 30.2
25-29 56 25.9 5 22.7 47 25.0 161 25.8 16 23.5 141 25.7
30-34 32 14.8 9 40.9 23 12.2 98 15.7 26 38.2 72 13.1
35-39 21 9.7 4 18.2 17 9.0 61 9.8 10 14.7 51 9.3
40-44 6 2.8 1 4.5 5 2.7 12 1.9 3 4.4 9 1.6
45+ 1 0.5 1 4.5 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.5 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 6.2 1 5.0 12 6.6 44 7.2 2 3.1 42 7.7
Reported Smoking 100 47.4 2 9.5 98 53.3 319 51.6 7 10.4 312 57.2
Unwed 129 60.0 5 22.7 123 65.8 372 59.8 14 20.6 357 65.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 48 23.0 0 0.0 47 25.8 133 22.0 2 3.1 130 24.3
12 Years 127 60.8 5 23.8 119 65.4 367 60.8 12 18.8 352 65.9
12+ Years 34 16.3 16 76.2 16 8.8 104 17.2 50 78.1 52 9.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 209 96.8 18 81.8 186 98.9 598 96.0 54 79.4 539 98.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Home Birth 2 0.9 1 4.5 1 0.5 3 0.5 1 1.5 2 0.4
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.1
Outside Alaska 4 1.9 3 13.6 0 0.0 15 2.4 13 19.1 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 186 91.2 16 76.2 167 94.4 519 88.3 51 79.7 465 89.8
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 15 2.6 1 1.6 14 2.7
Primary C-Section 10 4.9 3 14.3 4 2.3 43 7.3 9 14.1 31 6.0
Repeat C-Section 5 2.5 2 9.5 3 1.7 11 1.9 3 4.7 8 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 130 61.6 19 90.5 107 58.2 424 69.4 60 89.6 360 66.9
3rd Trimester 33 15.6 1 4.8 31 16.8 64 10.5 2 3.0 61 11.3
No Prenatal Care 3 1.4 0 0.0 3 1.6 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 18.4 5 23.8 34 18.4 117 19.2 20 29.9 97 18.1
Adequate 65 30.7 9 42.9 52 28.1 186 30.5 26 38.8 156 29.1
Intermediate 40 18.9 6 28.6 34 18.4 130 21.3 13 19.4 117 21.8
Inadequate 68 32.1 1 4.8 65 35.1 176 28.9 8 11.9 166 31.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 28 13.1 2 9.5 24 12.8 97 15.7 7 10.4 88 16.1
Low Birthweight Birth 9 4.2 1 4.5 6 3.2 36 5.8 3 4.4 31 5.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1998
  1998 1996-1998
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 207 100.0 27 100.0 180 100.0 641 100.0 80 100.0 560 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 4 1.9 0 0.0 4 2.2 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 0.9
15-19 35 16.9 3 11.1 32 17.8 111 17.3 5 6.3 106 18.9
20-24 56 27.1 5 18.5 51 28.3 182 28.4 13 16.3 169 30.2
25-29 57 27.5 7 25.9 50 27.8 151 23.6 18 22.5 133 23.8
30-34 36 17.4 10 37.0 26 14.4 126 19.7 30 37.5 96 17.1
35-39 19 9.2 2 7.4 17 9.4 59 9.2 12 15.0 46 8.2
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 1.1 2 2.5 5 0.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 10.2 1 3.8 20 11.1 51 8.0 1 1.3 50 8.9
Reported Smoking 113 54.6 2 7.4 111 61.7 339 52.9 7 8.8 332 59.3
Unwed 127 61.4 7 25.9 120 66.7 378 59.1 15 19.0 363 64.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 42 21.2 2 8.0 40 23.1 129 20.6 3 3.9 126 23.0
12 Years 128 64.6 5 20.0 123 71.1 381 61.0 16 21.1 364 66.4
12+ Years 28 14.1 18 72.0 10 5.8 115 18.4 57 75.0 58 10.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 197 95.2 22 81.5 175 97.2 613 95.6 62 77.5 550 98.2
Birthing Center 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 1 1.3 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 6 0.9 0 0.0 6 1.1
Outside Alaska 6 2.9 5 18.5 1 0.6 18 2.8 17 21.3 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 160 86.0 21 84.0 139 86.3 546 88.3 64 83.1 481 89.1
Vaginal after C-Section 10 5.4 1 4.0 9 5.6 16 2.6 1 1.3 15 2.8
Primary C-Section 12 6.5 3 12.0 9 5.6 44 7.1 7 9.1 37 6.9
Repeat C-Section 4 2.2 0 0.0 4 2.5 12 1.9 5 6.5 7 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 146 71.9 24 88.9 122 69.3 466 73.9 68 85.0 398 72.4
3rd Trimester 25 12.3 1 3.7 24 13.6 40 6.3 1 1.3 39 7.1
No Prenatal Care 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 19.4 10 37.0 29 16.7 137 21.8 24 30.0 113 20.7
Adequate 49 24.4 8 29.6 41 23.6 188 29.9 34 42.5 154 28.2
Intermediate 51 25.4 6 22.2 45 25.9 134 21.3 10 12.5 123 22.5
Inadequate 62 30.8 3 11.1 59 33.9 169 26.9 12 15.0 157 28.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 32 15.5 4 14.8 28 15.6 100 15.6 6 7.5 94 16.8
Low Birthweight Birth 12 5.9 1 3.7 11 6.3 41 6.5 4 5.0 37 6.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1997
  1997 1995-1997
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 200 100.0 19 100.0 181 100.0 615 100.0 76 100.0 537 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
15-19 40 20.0 1 5.3 39 21.5 106 17.2 3 3.9 103 19.2
20-24 54 27.0 1 5.3 53 29.3 177 28.8 10 13.2 167 31.1
25-29 48 24.0 4 21.1 44 24.3 144 23.4 18 23.7 126 23.5
30-34 30 15.0 7 36.8 23 12.7 119 19.3 29 38.2 90 16.8
35-39 21 10.5 4 21.1 17 9.4 56 9.1 13 17.1 41 7.6
40-44 6 3.0 2 10.5 4 2.2 11 1.8 3 3.9 8 1.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 10 5.0 0 0.0 10 5.5 40 6.5 0 0.0 40 7.4
Reported Smoking 106 53.0 3 15.8 103 56.9 314 51.1 9 11.8 305 56.8
Unwed 116 58.0 2 10.5 114 63.0 347 56.5 12 16.0 335 62.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 43 21.8 0 0.0 43 24.0 118 19.5 4 5.4 114 21.5
12 Years 112 56.9 2 11.1 110 61.5 365 60.2 16 21.6 348 65.7
12+ Years 42 21.3 16 88.9 26 14.5 123 20.3 54 73.0 68 12.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 192 96.0 14 73.7 178 98.3 590 95.9 60 78.9 528 98.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.3
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 5 26.3 0 0.0 14 2.3 14 18.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 173 87.4 14 77.8 159 88.3 554 90.4 63 84.0 489 91.2
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 8 1.3 0 0.0 8 1.5
Primary C-Section 21 10.6 3 16.7 18 10.0 41 6.7 6 8.0 35 6.5
Repeat C-Section 2 1.0 1 5.6 1 0.6 10 1.6 6 8.0 4 0.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 148 75.1 17 89.5 131 73.6 472 77.5 65 85.5 407 76.6
3rd Trimester 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.4 23 3.8 1 1.3 21 4.0
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 19.9 5 26.3 34 19.2 161 26.5 20 26.3 141 26.7
Adequate 72 36.7 9 47.4 63 35.6 195 32.1 36 47.4 159 30.1
Intermediate 39 19.9 1 5.3 38 21.5 116 19.1 9 11.8 106 20.0
Inadequate 46 23.5 4 21.1 42 23.7 135 22.2 11 14.5 123 23.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 37 18.7 1 5.3 36 20.1 94 15.3 5 6.6 89 16.6
Low Birthweight Birth 15 7.5 1 5.3 14 7.7 35 5.7 3 3.9 32 6.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1996
  1996 1994-1996
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 234 100.0 34 100.0 199 100.0 615 100.0 88 100.0 524 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
15-19 36 15.4 1 2.9 35 17.6 103 16.7 5 5.7 98 18.7
20-24 72 30.8 7 20.6 65 32.7 180 29.3 10 11.4 170 32.4
25-29 46 19.7 7 20.6 39 19.6 138 22.4 25 28.4 112 21.4
30-34 60 25.6 13 38.2 47 23.6 127 20.7 31 35.2 96 18.3
35-39 19 8.1 6 17.6 12 6.0 55 8.9 16 18.2 37 7.1
40-44 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 10 1.6 1 1.1 9 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 8.6 0 0.0 20 10.1 54 8.8 0 0.0 54 10.3
Reported Smoking 120 51.3 2 5.9 118 59.3 318 51.7 11 12.5 307 58.6
Unwed 135 57.9 6 18.2 129 64.8 351 57.2 15 17.2 336 64.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 44 19.1 1 3.0 43 21.9 118 19.6 8 9.2 110 21.5
12 Years 141 61.3 9 27.3 131 66.8 351 58.4 19 21.8 331 64.8
12+ Years 45 19.6 23 69.7 22 11.2 132 22.0 60 69.0 70 13.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 224 95.7 26 76.5 197 99.0 589 95.8 72 81.8 515 98.3
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 2.9 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 7 1.1 1 1.1 6 1.1
Outside Alaska 7 3.0 7 20.6 0 0.0 14 2.3 13 14.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 213 91.0 29 85.3 183 92.0 565 91.9 72 81.8 490 93.5
Vaginal after C-Section 4 1.7 0 0.0 4 2.0 9 1.5 3 3.4 6 1.1
Primary C-Section 11 4.7 1 2.9 10 5.0 29 4.7 7 8.0 22 4.2
Repeat C-Section 6 2.6 4 11.8 2 1.0 12 2.0 6 6.8 6 1.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 172 74.5 27 79.4 145 74.0 472 77.8 76 87.4 395 76.4
3rd Trimester 9 3.9 0 0.0 9 4.6 24 4.0 3 3.4 20 3.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 59 25.5 9 26.5 50 25.5 177 29.3 17 19.5 160 31.1
Adequate 67 29.0 17 50.0 50 25.5 185 30.6 44 50.6 140 27.2
Intermediate 44 19.0 3 8.8 40 20.4 115 19.0 15 17.2 99 19.2
Inadequate 61 26.4 5 14.7 56 28.6 128 21.2 11 12.6 116 22.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 31 13.2 1 2.9 30 15.1 86 14.0 7 8.0 79 15.1
Low Birthweight Birth 14 6.0 2 5.9 12 6.1 31 5.1 4 4.5 27 5.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1995
  1995 1993-1995
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 181 100.0 23 100.0 157 100.0 580 100.0 75 100.0 502 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
15-19 30 16.6 1 4.3 29 18.5 99 17.1 6 8.0 93 18.5
20-24 51 28.2 2 8.7 49 31.2 158 27.2 3 4.0 155 30.9
25-29 50 27.6 7 30.4 43 27.4 142 24.5 21 28.0 119 23.7
30-34 29 16.0 9 39.1 20 12.7 113 19.5 29 38.7 84 16.7
35-39 16 8.8 3 13.0 12 7.6 53 9.1 14 18.7 38 7.6
40-44 4 2.2 1 4.3 3 1.9 12 2.1 2 2.7 10 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 10 5.5 0 0.0 10 6.4 64 11.1 1 1.4 63 12.5
Reported Smoking 88 48.6 4 17.4 84 53.5 307 53.0 14 18.9 293 58.4
Unwed 96 53.0 4 17.4 92 58.6 333 57.4 10 13.3 323 64.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 31 17.3 3 13.0 28 18.1 114 20.3 8 10.8 106 21.9
12 Years 112 62.6 5 21.7 107 69.0 320 56.9 13 17.6 307 63.3
12+ Years 36 20.1 15 65.2 20 12.9 128 22.8 53 71.6 72 14.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 174 96.1 20 87.0 153 97.5 553 95.3 61 81.3 490 97.6
Birthing Center 1 0.6 1 4.3 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 3 1.7 0 0.0 3 1.9 11 1.9 1 1.3 10 2.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.1 2 8.7 0 0.0 13 2.2 12 16.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 168 92.8 20 87.0 147 93.6 533 92.2 59 79.7 471 94.0
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 12 2.1 4 5.4 8 1.6
Primary C-Section 9 5.0 2 8.7 7 4.5 21 3.6 6 8.1 15 3.0
Repeat C-Section 2 1.1 1 4.3 1 0.6 12 2.1 5 6.8 7 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 152 84.0 21 91.3 131 83.4 420 73.7 65 89.0 353 71.5
3rd Trimester 8 4.4 1 4.3 6 3.8 29 5.1 4 5.5 24 4.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 7 1.2 0 0.0 7 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 63 35.0 6 26.1 57 36.5 187 33.3 9 12.3 177 36.4
Adequate 56 31.1 10 43.5 46 29.5 156 27.8 36 49.3 119 24.5
Intermediate 33 18.3 5 21.7 28 17.9 106 18.9 17 23.3 89 18.3
Inadequate 28 15.6 2 8.7 25 16.0 113 20.1 11 15.1 101 20.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 26 14.4 3 13.0 23 14.6 76 13.1 7 9.3 69 13.8
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.3 0 0.0 6 3.8 26 4.5 3 4.0 23 4.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1994
  1994 1992-1994
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 200 100.0 31 100.0 168 100.0 658 100.0 81 100.0 574 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 37 18.5 3 9.7 34 20.2 116 17.6 7 8.6 109 19.0
20-24 57 28.5 1 3.2 56 33.3 179 27.2 4 4.9 175 30.5
25-29 42 21.0 11 35.5 30 17.9 155 23.6 21 25.9 131 22.8
30-34 38 19.0 9 29.0 29 17.3 136 20.7 30 37.0 106 18.5
35-39 20 10.0 7 22.6 13 7.7 56 8.5 16 19.8 40 7.0
40-44 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 3.0 13 2.0 3 3.7 10 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 24 12.0 0 0.0 24 14.3 76 11.6 1 1.3 75 13.1
Reported Smoking 110 55.0 5 16.1 105 62.5 351 53.6 14 17.9 337 58.7
Unwed 120 60.0 5 16.1 115 68.5 386 58.8 11 13.8 375 65.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 43 22.4 4 12.9 39 24.4 154 24.0 6 7.6 148 26.5
12 Years 98 51.0 5 16.1 93 58.1 353 55.1 14 17.7 339 60.6
12+ Years 51 26.6 22 71.0 28 17.5 134 20.9 59 74.7 72 12.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 191 95.5 26 83.9 165 98.2 626 95.1 65 80.2 559 97.4
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.2 2 0.3
Other Facility 3 1.5 1 3.2 2 1.2 14 2.1 1 1.2 13 2.3
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 4 12.9 0 0.0 15 2.3 14 17.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 184 92.0 23 74.2 160 95.2 600 92.3 61 77.2 536 94.4
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.5 3 9.7 0 0.0 17 2.6 5 6.3 12 2.1
Primary C-Section 9 4.5 4 12.9 5 3.0 19 2.9 7 8.9 12 2.1
Repeat C-Section 4 2.0 1 3.2 3 1.8 14 2.2 6 7.6 8 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 148 75.9 28 93.3 119 72.6 429 67.8 64 82.1 362 65.6
3rd Trimester 7 3.6 2 6.7 5 3.0 36 5.7 4 5.1 32 5.8
No Prenatal Care 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.8 9 1.4 1 1.3 8 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 55 28.4 2 6.7 53 32.5 184 29.5 6 7.7 176 32.4
Adequate 62 32.0 17 56.7 44 27.0 172 27.6 41 52.6 130 23.9
Intermediate 38 19.6 7 23.3 31 19.0 118 18.9 16 20.5 102 18.8
Inadequate 39 20.1 4 13.3 35 21.5 150 24.0 15 19.2 135 24.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 14.6 3 9.7 26 15.6 79 12.0 7 8.8 72 12.6
Low Birthweight Birth 11 5.5 2 6.5 9 5.4 29 4.4 4 4.9 25 4.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1993
  1993 1991-1993
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 199 100.0 21 100.0 177 100.0 719 100.0 81 100.0 634 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 32 16.1 2 9.5 30 16.9 126 17.5 9 11.1 117 18.5
20-24 50 25.1 0 0.0 50 28.2 195 27.1 8 9.9 186 29.3
25-29 50 25.1 3 14.3 46 26.0 180 25.0 17 21.0 161 25.4
30-34 46 23.1 11 52.4 35 19.8 150 20.9 32 39.5 117 18.5
35-39 17 8.5 4 19.0 13 7.3 55 7.6 12 14.8 43 6.8
40-44 3 1.5 1 4.8 2 1.1 11 1.5 3 3.7 8 1.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 30 15.2 1 5.0 29 16.4 80 11.2 2 2.6 78 12.3
Reported Smoking 109 55.1 5 25.0 104 58.8 379 52.9 15 19.2 363 57.3
Unwed 117 58.8 1 4.8 116 65.5 415 57.8 15 18.8 399 62.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 40 20.9 1 5.0 39 22.9 176 24.8 5 6.3 171 27.3
12 Years 110 57.6 3 15.0 107 62.9 400 56.3 16 20.3 383 61.1
12+ Years 41 21.5 16 80.0 24 14.1 134 18.9 58 73.4 73 11.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 188 94.5 15 71.4 172 97.2 689 95.8 68 84.0 617 97.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 1 1.2 2 0.3
Other Facility 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.8 15 2.1 0 0.0 15 2.4
Outside Alaska 6 3.0 6 28.6 0 0.0 12 1.7 12 14.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 181 91.9 16 80.0 164 93.2 652 92.5 64 82.1 584 93.7
Vaginal after C-Section 7 3.6 1 5.0 6 3.4 20 2.8 2 2.6 18 2.9
Primary C-Section 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 18 2.6 6 7.7 12 1.9
Repeat C-Section 6 3.0 3 15.0 3 1.7 15 2.1 6 7.7 9 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 120 61.9 16 80.0 103 59.5 438 63.8 57 72.2 378 62.7
3rd Trimester 14 7.2 1 5.0 13 7.5 45 6.6 3 3.8 41 6.8
No Prenatal Care 3 1.6 0 0.0 3 1.8 7 1.0 1 1.3 6 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 69 36.7 1 5.0 67 40.1 182 26.8 9 11.4 171 28.7
Adequate 38 20.2 9 45.0 29 17.4 187 27.6 34 43.0 152 25.5
Intermediate 35 18.6 5 25.0 30 18.0 117 17.3 18 22.8 99 16.6
Inadequate 46 24.5 5 25.0 41 24.6 192 28.3 18 22.8 173 29.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 21 10.6 1 4.8 20 11.3 82 11.4 7 8.8 75 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 9 4.6 1 4.8 8 4.6 29 4.0 5 6.2 24 3.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

1992
  1992 1990-1992
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 259 100.0 29 100.0 229 100.0 777 100.0 91 100.0 683 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 47 18.1 2 6.9 45 19.7 132 17.0 7 7.7 125 18.3
20-24 72 27.8 3 10.3 69 30.1 219 28.2 12 13.2 206 30.2
25-29 63 24.3 7 24.1 55 24.0 200 25.7 29 31.9 170 24.9
30-34 52 20.1 10 34.5 42 18.3 156 20.1 30 33.0 125 18.3
35-39 19 7.3 5 17.2 14 6.1 57 7.3 11 12.1 46 6.7
40-44 5 1.9 2 6.9 3 1.3 11 1.4 2 2.2 9 1.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 8.6 0 0.0 22 9.6 70 9.1 3 3.4 67 9.8
Reported Smoking 132 51.4 4 14.8 128 55.9 391 50.5 16 18.2 374 54.8
Unwed 149 57.8 5 17.9 144 62.9 440 56.8 20 22.5 419 61.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 71 27.5 1 3.6 70 30.6 192 24.7 5 5.6 187 27.4
12 Years 145 56.2 6 21.4 139 60.7 445 57.3 20 22.2 424 62.1
12+ Years 42 16.3 21 75.0 20 8.7 139 17.9 65 72.2 72 10.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 247 95.4 24 82.8 222 96.9 751 96.7 81 89.0 667 97.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 1 3.4 1 0.4 5 0.6 2 2.2 3 0.4
Other Facility 6 2.3 0 0.0 6 2.6 13 1.7 0 0.0 13 1.9
Outside Alaska 4 1.5 4 13.8 0 0.0 8 1.0 8 8.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 235 92.9 22 78.6 212 94.6 699 92.0 75 85.2 621 92.8
Vaginal after C-Section 7 2.8 1 3.6 6 2.7 18 2.4 2 2.3 16 2.4
Primary C-Section 7 2.8 3 10.7 4 1.8 29 3.8 7 8.0 22 3.3
Repeat C-Section 4 1.6 2 7.1 2 0.9 14 1.8 4 4.5 10 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 161 66.0 20 71.4 140 65.1 461 62.9 66 74.2 393 61.3
3rd Trimester 15 6.1 1 3.6 14 6.5 53 7.2 4 4.5 48 7.5
No Prenatal Care 3 1.2 1 3.6 2 0.9 9 1.2 2 2.2 7 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 60 24.8 3 10.7 56 26.3 159 21.9 12 13.5 146 23.0
Adequate 72 29.8 15 53.6 57 26.8 209 28.7 34 38.2 174 27.4
Intermediate 45 18.6 4 14.3 41 19.2 132 18.2 23 25.8 109 17.2
Inadequate 65 26.9 6 21.4 59 27.7 227 31.2 20 22.5 206 32.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 11.2 3 10.7 26 11.4 101 13.0 7 7.9 94 13.8
Low Birthweight Birth 9 3.5 1 3.4 8 3.5 35 4.5 5 5.6 30 4.4

1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11