Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 169 100.0 8 100.0 154 100.0 539 100.0 36 100.0 475 100.0
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 28 16.6 0 0.0 27 17.5 100 18.6 3 8.3 96 20.2
20-24 65 38.5 3 37.5 61 39.6 197 36.5 7 19.4 183 38.5
25-29 36 21.3 0 0.0 31 20.1 122 22.6 8 22.2 102 21.5
30-34 25 14.8 4 50.0 21 13.6 69 12.8 12 33.3 53 11.2
35-39 11 6.5 0 0.0 11 7.1 39 7.2 5 13.9 30 6.3
40-44 4 2.4 1 12.5 3 1.9 12 2.2 1 2.8 11 2.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 6.5 0 0.0 11 7.1 28 5.3 1 3.6 27 5.7
Reported Smoking 77 45.6 0 0.0 76 49.4 251 46.6 3 8.3 245 51.6
Unwed 120 71.0 0 0.0 116 75.3 382 70.9 5 13.9 366 77.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 32 19.2 0 0.0 32 20.9 119 22.3 3 8.3 114 24.3
12 Years 104 62.3 3 37.5 97 63.4 306 57.4 11 30.6 282 60.0
12+ Years 31 18.6 5 62.5 24 15.7 108 20.3 22 61.1 74 15.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 165 97.6 4 50.0 154 100.0 517 95.9 19 52.8 471 99.2
Birthing Center 1 0.6 1 12.5 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 5.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.6 1 12.5 0 0.0 3 0.6 1 2.8 2 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.7 2 5.6 2 0.4
Outside Alaska 2 1.2 2 25.0 0 0.0 13 2.4 12 33.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 148 88.6 5 71.4 136 88.9 475 89.3 24 72.7 429 90.9
Vaginal after C-Section 4 2.4 1 14.3 3 2.0 15 2.8 1 3.0 14 3.0
Primary C-Section 12 7.2 0 0.0 12 7.8 32 6.0 5 15.2 24 5.1
Repeat C-Section 3 1.8 1 14.3 2 1.3 10 1.9 3 9.1 5 1.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 99 61.1 7 100.0 87 58.8 323 62.6 27 79.4 277 60.7
3rd Trimester 17 10.5 0 0.0 17 11.5 45 8.7 4 11.8 40 8.8
No Prenatal Care 2 1.2 1 12.5 1 0.7 7 1.4 1 2.9 6 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 12 7.4 2 25.0 10 6.8 43 8.3 6 17.6 33 7.2
Adequate 24 14.7 1 12.5 22 14.9 118 22.8 15 44.1 99 21.6
Intermediate 56 34.4 3 37.5 50 33.8 140 27.1 5 14.7 126 27.5
Inadequate 71 43.6 2 25.0 66 44.6 216 41.8 8 23.5 200 43.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 16.0 0 0.0 26 16.9 78 14.5 1 2.8 72 15.2
Low Birthweight Birth 15 8.9 0 0.0 15 9.7 44 8.2 2 5.6 41 8.6
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 North Slope1

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 197 100.0 13 100.0 174 100.0 551 100.0 42 100.0 480 100.0
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 48 24.4 1 7.7 47 27.0 103 18.7 3 7.1 100 20.8
20-24 66 33.5 1 7.7 61 35.1 198 35.9 9 21.4 182 37.9
25-29 46 23.4 3 23.1 40 23.0 133 24.1 9 21.4 112 23.3
30-34 20 10.2 5 38.5 13 7.5 61 11.1 12 28.6 44 9.2
35-39 13 6.6 3 23.1 9 5.2 43 7.8 9 21.4 29 6.0
40-44 4 2.0 0 0.0 4 2.3 11 2.0 0 0.0 11 2.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 4.7 0 0.0 9 5.2 22 4.1 2 6.3 20 4.2
Reported Smoking 91 46.2 2 15.4 89 51.1 247 44.9 4 9.5 241 50.2
Unwed 143 72.6 1 7.7 139 79.9 382 69.5 7 16.7 367 76.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 53 27.2 1 7.7 50 29.1 132 24.2 4 9.5 126 26.6
12 Years 107 54.9 5 38.5 98 57.0 306 56.1 12 28.6 282 59.5
12+ Years 35 17.9 7 53.8 24 14.0 107 19.6 26 61.9 66 13.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 185 93.9 3 23.1 173 99.4 521 94.6 24 57.1 470 97.9
Birthing Center 1 0.5 1 7.7 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 2.4 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 2 1.0 2 15.4 0 0.0 9 1.6 2 4.8 7 1.5
Outside Alaska 8 4.1 7 53.8 0 0.0 17 3.1 15 35.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 175 90.2 8 66.7 160 92.5 473 86.9 26 65.0 427 89.5
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 0 0.0 5 2.9 19 3.5 0 0.0 19 4.0
Primary C-Section 11 5.7 3 25.0 8 4.6 39 7.2 12 30.0 22 4.6
Repeat C-Section 3 1.5 1 8.3 0 0.0 13 2.4 2 5.0 9 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 115 61.2 8 66.7 101 60.1 345 65.3 33 80.5 291 63.3
3rd Trimester 19 10.1 3 25.0 16 9.5 44 8.3 5 12.2 37 8.0
No Prenatal Care 3 1.6 0 0.0 3 1.8 8 1.5 0 0.0 8 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 14 7.5 1 8.3 12 7.1 54 10.3 7 18.4 41 8.9
Adequate 51 27.3 7 58.3 42 25.0 144 27.4 22 57.9 117 25.3
Intermediate 38 20.3 0 0.0 36 21.4 130 24.8 2 5.3 121 26.1
Inadequate 84 44.9 4 33.3 78 46.4 197 37.5 7 18.4 184 39.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 14.7 1 7.7 26 14.9 80 14.5 1 2.4 73 15.2
Low Birthweight Birth 19 9.6 2 15.4 17 9.8 41 7.5 2 4.8 37 7.8
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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 173 100.0 15 100.0 147 100.0 529 100.0 38 100.0 460 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.6 0 0.0 3 0.7
15-19 24 13.9 2 13.3 22 15.0 95 18.0 3 8.1 91 19.8
20-24 66 38.2 3 20.0 61 41.5 196 37.1 8 21.6 181 39.3
25-29 40 23.1 5 33.3 31 21.1 119 22.5 7 18.9 102 22.2
30-34 24 13.9 3 20.0 19 12.9 56 10.6 9 24.3 42 9.1
35-39 15 8.7 2 13.3 10 6.8 49 9.3 10 27.0 32 7.0
40-44 4 2.3 0 0.0 4 2.7 8 1.5 0 0.0 7 1.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 4.7 1 7.7 7 4.8 20 3.8 3 9.1 17 3.7
Reported Smoking 83 48.0 1 6.7 80 54.4 237 44.9 3 7.9 231 50.2
Unwed 119 68.8 4 26.7 111 75.5 362 68.6 7 18.4 344 74.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 34 19.9 2 13.3 32 22.1 135 25.8 4 10.8 130 28.6
12 Years 95 55.6 3 20.0 87 60.0 282 53.9 8 21.6 262 57.6
12+ Years 42 24.6 10 66.7 26 17.9 106 20.3 25 67.6 63 13.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 167 96.5 12 80.0 144 98.0 507 95.8 29 76.3 450 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 2 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 1.4 8 1.5 0 0.0 8 1.7
Outside Alaska 3 1.7 3 20.0 0 0.0 11 2.1 9 23.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 152 88.9 11 78.6 133 91.1 454 86.5 26 70.3 405 88.4
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.5 0 0.0 6 4.1 20 3.8 0 0.0 20 4.4
Primary C-Section 9 5.3 2 14.3 4 2.7 34 6.5 10 27.0 18 3.9
Repeat C-Section 4 2.3 1 7.1 3 2.1 17 3.2 1 2.7 15 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 109 65.7 12 80.0 89 63.6 343 67.1 32 86.5 290 65.3
3rd Trimester 9 5.4 1 6.7 7 5.0 37 7.2 3 8.1 32 7.2
No Prenatal Care 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 1.4 6 1.2 0 0.0 6 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 17 10.2 3 21.4 11 7.7 57 11.2 8 24.2 43 9.6
Adequate 43 25.7 7 50.0 35 24.6 138 27.2 18 54.5 113 25.3
Intermediate 46 27.5 2 14.3 40 28.2 148 29.2 3 9.1 138 30.9
Inadequate 61 36.5 2 14.3 56 39.4 164 32.3 4 12.1 153 34.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 22 12.7 0 0.0 20 13.6 76 14.4 2 5.3 69 15.0
Low Birthweight Birth 10 5.8 0 0.0 9 6.2 33 6.3 1 2.6 29 6.3
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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 181 100.0 14 100.0 159 100.0 525 100.0 41 100.0 457 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.8 0 0.0 4 0.9
15-19 31 17.1 0 0.0 31 19.5 101 19.3 2 5.0 98 21.4
20-24 66 36.5 5 35.7 60 37.7 181 34.5 7 17.5 168 36.8
25-29 47 26.0 1 7.1 41 25.8 128 24.4 9 22.5 111 24.3
30-34 17 9.4 4 28.6 12 7.5 56 10.7 9 22.5 41 9.0
35-39 15 8.3 4 28.6 10 6.3 47 9.0 13 32.5 29 6.3
40-44 3 1.7 0 0.0 3 1.9 5 1.0 0 0.0 4 0.9
45+ 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 2.8 1 9.1 4 2.5 20 3.9 2 5.4 18 3.9
Reported Smoking 73 40.6 1 7.1 72 45.3 225 43.1 4 10.0 220 48.2
Unwed 120 66.7 2 14.3 117 73.6 357 68.1 7 17.1 342 74.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 45 25.1 1 7.1 44 28.0 138 26.7 3 8.1 134 29.6
12 Years 104 58.1 4 28.6 97 61.8 282 54.7 8 21.6 265 58.6
12+ Years 30 16.8 9 64.3 16 10.2 96 18.6 26 70.3 53 11.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 169 93.4 9 64.3 153 96.2 504 96.0 31 75.6 449 98.2
Birthing Center 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.4 1 2.4 1 0.2
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 5 2.8 0 0.0 5 3.1 6 1.1 0 0.0 6 1.3
Outside Alaska 6 3.3 5 35.7 0 0.0 12 2.3 9 22.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 146 81.6 7 50.0 134 84.8 450 86.4 29 70.7 401 88.3
Vaginal after C-Section 8 4.5 0 0.0 8 5.1 19 3.6 0 0.0 19 4.2
Primary C-Section 19 10.6 7 50.0 10 6.3 34 6.5 11 26.8 19 4.2
Repeat C-Section 6 3.4 0 0.0 6 3.8 18 3.5 1 2.4 15 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 121 69.5 13 92.9 101 66.4 343 67.9 37 92.5 287 65.4
3rd Trimester 16 9.2 1 7.1 14 9.2 40 7.9 2 5.0 37 8.4
No Prenatal Care 3 1.8 0 0.0 3 2.0 9 1.8 0 0.0 9 2.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 23 13.5 3 25.0 18 11.8 56 11.2 7 19.4 42 9.5
Adequate 50 29.2 8 66.7 40 26.1 129 25.7 18 50.0 104 23.5
Intermediate 46 26.9 0 0.0 45 29.4 154 30.7 7 19.4 143 32.4
Inadequate 52 30.4 1 8.3 50 32.7 162 32.3 4 11.1 153 34.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 16.1 0 0.0 27 17.0 81 15.5 4 9.8 72 15.8
Low Birthweight Birth 12 6.7 0 0.0 11 7.0 32 6.2 3 7.3 25 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 North Slope1

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 175 100.0 9 100.0 154 100.0 507 100.0 37 100.0 442 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 1.7 0 0.0 3 1.9 4 0.8 0 0.0 4 0.9
15-19 40 23.0 1 12.5 38 24.7 104 20.6 3 8.8 99 22.4
20-24 64 36.8 0 0.0 60 39.0 164 32.5 5 14.7 153 34.6
25-29 32 18.4 1 12.5 30 19.5 123 24.4 9 26.5 107 24.2
30-34 15 8.6 2 25.0 11 7.1 60 11.9 7 20.6 46 10.4
35-39 19 10.9 4 50.0 12 7.8 45 8.9 10 29.4 30 6.8
40-44 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 7 4.0 1 11.1 6 3.9 24 4.8 2 5.7 22 5.0
Reported Smoking 81 46.3 1 11.1 79 51.3 225 44.7 3 8.6 221 50.2
Unwed 123 70.3 1 11.1 116 75.3 337 66.5 6 16.2 322 72.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 56 32.4 1 12.5 54 35.3 137 27.5 2 6.1 134 30.6
12 Years 83 48.0 1 12.5 78 51.0 268 53.7 9 27.3 249 56.8
12+ Years 34 19.7 6 75.0 21 13.7 94 18.8 22 66.7 55 12.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 171 97.7 8 88.9 153 99.4 492 97.0 29 78.4 438 99.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 2.7 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Outside Alaska 2 1.1 1 11.1 0 0.0 10 2.0 7 18.9 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 156 89.1 8 88.9 138 89.6 447 88.5 29 78.4 397 90.2
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.4 0 0.0 6 3.9 17 3.4 0 0.0 17 3.9
Primary C-Section 6 3.4 1 11.1 4 2.6 20 4.0 5 13.5 12 2.7
Repeat C-Section 7 4.0 0 0.0 6 3.9 21 4.2 3 8.1 14 3.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 113 66.1 7 87.5 100 65.8 321 65.8 31 86.1 273 63.9
3rd Trimester 12 7.0 1 12.5 11 7.2 46 9.4 3 8.3 42 9.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 6 1.2 0 0.0 6 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 17 10.1 2 28.6 14 9.2 44 9.1 6 17.6 33 7.7
Adequate 45 26.6 3 42.9 38 25.0 114 23.5 13 38.2 93 21.7
Intermediate 56 33.1 1 14.3 53 34.9 153 31.5 10 29.4 139 32.4
Inadequate 51 30.2 1 14.3 47 30.9 175 36.0 5 14.7 164 38.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 25 14.3 2 22.2 22 14.3 71 14.1 5 13.5 63 14.4
Low Birthweight Birth 11 6.3 1 11.1 9 5.8 26 5.2 3 8.1 20 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 169 100.0 18 100.0 144 100.0 500 100.0 38 100.0 437 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 30 17.8 1 5.6 29 20.1 97 19.5 4 11.4 92 21.1
20-24 51 30.2 2 11.1 48 33.3 153 30.8 8 22.9 141 32.3
25-29 49 29.0 7 38.9 40 27.8 124 24.9 10 28.6 107 24.5
30-34 24 14.2 3 16.7 18 12.5 72 14.5 7 20.0 57 13.0
35-39 13 7.7 5 27.8 7 4.9 44 8.9 6 17.1 33 7.6
40-44 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 5 1.0 0 0.0 5 1.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 4.8 0 0.0 8 5.6 26 5.3 1 2.9 25 5.8
Reported Smoking 71 42.5 2 11.8 69 48.3 226 45.7 3 8.3 223 51.3
Unwed 114 67.5 4 22.2 109 75.7 316 63.3 8 21.1 304 69.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 37 22.6 1 6.7 36 25.4 126 26.0 1 2.9 125 29.3
12 Years 95 57.9 3 20.0 90 63.4 275 56.8 13 38.2 252 59.2
12+ Years 32 19.5 11 73.3 16 11.3 83 17.1 20 58.8 49 11.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 164 97.0 14 77.8 143 99.3 485 97.0 29 76.3 433 99.1
Birthing Center 1 0.6 1 5.6 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 2.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 2.4 3 16.7 1 0.7 12 2.4 8 21.1 2 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 148 88.6 14 77.8 129 90.8 433 87.3 29 78.4 387 89.0
Vaginal after C-Section 5 3.0 0 0.0 5 3.5 18 3.6 1 2.7 17 3.9
Primary C-Section 9 5.4 3 16.7 5 3.5 29 5.8 4 10.8 21 4.8
Repeat C-Section 5 3.0 1 5.6 3 2.1 16 3.2 3 8.1 10 2.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 109 68.1 17 94.4 86 63.7 318 66.8 32 86.5 268 64.3
3rd Trimester 12 7.5 0 0.0 12 8.9 51 10.7 3 8.1 47 11.3
No Prenatal Care 5 3.1 0 0.0 5 3.6 7 1.5 0 0.0 7 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 16 9.9 2 11.8 10 7.3 44 9.2 4 11.1 34 8.1
Adequate 34 21.1 7 41.2 26 19.0 121 25.4 14 38.9 99 23.6
Intermediate 52 32.3 6 35.3 45 32.8 139 29.2 12 33.3 125 29.8
Inadequate 59 36.6 2 11.8 56 40.9 172 36.1 6 16.7 161 38.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 16.1 2 11.1 23 16.1 72 14.5 3 7.9 66 15.2
Low Birthweight Birth 9 5.6 2 11.1 5 3.6 27 5.5 2 5.3 21 4.9
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 North Slope1

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 163 100.0 10 100.0 144 100.0 491 100.0 36 100.0 424 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 34 21.1 1 12.5 32 22.2 98 20.1 3 9.1 92 21.7
20-24 49 30.4 3 37.5 45 31.3 154 31.6 11 33.3 139 32.8
25-29 42 26.1 1 12.5 37 25.7 108 22.1 9 27.3 91 21.5
30-34 21 13.0 2 25.0 17 11.8 71 14.5 8 24.2 54 12.7
35-39 13 8.1 1 12.5 11 7.6 48 9.8 2 6.1 40 9.4
40-44 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 1.4 7 1.4 0 0.0 6 1.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 5.6 1 11.1 8 5.6 26 5.4 1 2.9 25 6.0
Reported Smoking 73 45.3 0 0.0 73 51.0 219 45.1 2 5.7 217 51.4
Unwed 100 61.3 1 10.0 97 67.4 290 59.3 4 11.1 276 65.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 44 27.2 0 0.0 44 30.8 129 27.1 0 0.0 126 30.7
12 Years 90 55.6 5 50.0 81 56.6 262 55.0 16 45.7 234 56.9
12+ Years 28 17.3 5 50.0 18 12.6 85 17.9 19 54.3 51 12.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 157 96.3 7 70.0 142 98.6 478 97.4 29 80.6 421 99.3
Birthing Center 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 2.5 3 30.0 0 0.0 11 2.2 7 19.4 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 143 87.7 7 70.0 130 90.3 417 85.6 27 77.1 369 87.2
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.7 0 0.0 6 4.2 20 4.1 1 2.9 19 4.5
Primary C-Section 5 3.1 1 10.0 3 2.1 36 7.4 3 8.6 28 6.6
Repeat C-Section 9 5.5 2 20.0 5 3.5 14 2.9 4 11.4 7 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 99 63.1 7 70.0 87 62.1 324 68.6 25 71.4 277 67.7
3rd Trimester 22 14.0 2 20.0 19 13.6 50 10.6 4 11.4 43 10.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.6 0 0.0 3 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 11 7.1 2 20.0 9 6.4 53 11.3 5 14.3 45 11.0
Adequate 35 22.4 3 30.0 29 20.7 120 25.6 13 37.1 96 23.5
Intermediate 45 28.8 3 30.0 41 29.3 140 29.9 9 25.7 126 30.9
Inadequate 65 41.7 2 20.0 61 43.6 156 33.3 8 22.9 141 34.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 19 11.8 1 10.0 18 12.7 63 12.9 3 8.3 59 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.7 0 0.0 6 4.2 28 5.7 1 2.8 25 5.9
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

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 168 100.0 10 100.0 149 100.0 486 100.0 39 100.0 410 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 33 19.8 2 22.2 31 20.8 91 18.8 2 5.3 84 20.5
20-24 53 31.7 3 33.3 48 32.2 153 31.5 11 28.9 138 33.7
25-29 33 19.8 2 22.2 30 20.1 102 21.0 12 31.6 78 19.0
30-34 27 16.2 2 22.2 22 14.8 77 15.9 8 21.1 60 14.6
35-39 18 10.8 0 0.0 15 10.1 53 10.9 5 13.2 42 10.2
40-44 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 1.3 7 1.4 0 0.0 6 1.5
45+ 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 5.5 0 0.0 9 6.1 29 6.1 0 0.0 29 7.2
Reported Smoking 82 49.1 1 10.0 81 54.4 213 44.3 4 10.5 207 50.7
Unwed 102 61.1 3 30.0 98 65.8 276 57.1 3 7.9 259 63.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 45 28.5 0 0.0 45 31.9 126 27.0 0 0.0 122 31.0
12 Years 90 57.0 5 55.6 81 57.4 262 56.2 18 47.4 229 58.3
12+ Years 23 14.6 4 44.4 15 10.6 78 16.7 20 52.6 42 10.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 164 97.6 8 80.0 148 99.3 474 97.5 33 84.6 407 99.3
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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.6 0 0.0 2 0.5
Outside Alaska 4 2.4 2 20.0 1 0.7 9 1.9 6 15.4 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 142 85.5 8 88.9 128 85.9 401 84.1 28 80.0 348 85.5
Vaginal after C-Section 7 4.2 1 11.1 6 4.0 21 4.4 1 2.9 20 4.9
Primary C-Section 15 9.0 0 0.0 13 8.7 49 10.3 4 11.4 37 9.1
Repeat C-Section 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 1.3 6 1.3 2 5.7 2 0.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 110 69.2 8 88.9 95 66.9 335 71.6 29 76.3 277 69.9
3rd Trimester 17 10.7 1 11.1 16 11.3 45 9.6 3 7.9 40 10.1
No Prenatal Care 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.4 5 1.1 0 0.0 5 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 17 10.7 0 0.0 15 10.6 76 16.3 8 21.6 63 15.9
Adequate 52 32.7 4 44.4 44 31.0 132 28.3 14 37.8 105 26.4
Intermediate 42 26.4 3 33.3 39 27.5 126 27.0 8 21.6 110 27.7
Inadequate 48 30.2 2 22.2 44 31.0 133 28.5 7 18.9 119 30.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 26 15.5 0 0.0 25 16.8 62 12.8 3 7.7 55 13.5
Low Birthweight Birth 12 7.2 0 0.0 10 6.8 32 6.6 2 5.1 26 6.4
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 North Slope1

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 160 100.0 16 100.0 131 100.0 460 100.0 40 100.0 377 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.8 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.5
15-19 31 19.4 0 0.0 29 22.1 79 17.2 0 0.0 73 19.4
20-24 52 32.5 5 31.3 46 35.1 141 30.7 10 25.0 129 34.2
25-29 33 20.6 6 37.5 24 18.3 103 22.4 12 30.0 75 19.9
30-34 23 14.4 4 25.0 15 11.5 78 17.0 12 30.0 58 15.4
35-39 17 10.6 1 6.3 14 10.7 50 10.9 6 15.0 36 9.5
40-44 3 1.9 0 0.0 2 1.5 7 1.5 0 0.0 4 1.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 5.1 0 0.0 8 6.2 32 7.1 0 0.0 31 8.4
Reported Smoking 64 40.5 1 6.3 63 48.5 190 41.9 3 7.7 182 48.8
Unwed 88 55.3 0 0.0 81 61.8 255 55.7 0 0.0 237 62.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 40 25.6 0 0.0 37 29.1 116 26.1 1 2.5 109 30.1
12 Years 82 52.6 6 37.5 72 56.7 246 55.4 15 37.5 216 59.7
12+ Years 34 21.8 10 62.5 18 14.2 82 18.5 24 60.0 37 10.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 157 98.1 14 87.5 131 100.0 445 96.7 32 80.0 372 98.7
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 1 2.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.3
Outside Alaska 3 1.9 2 12.5 0 0.0 8 1.7 7 17.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 132 83.5 12 75.0 111 85.4 381 84.7 29 82.9 319 85.3
Vaginal after C-Section 7 4.4 0 0.0 7 5.4 21 4.7 0 0.0 21 5.6
Primary C-Section 16 10.1 2 12.5 12 9.2 43 9.6 4 11.4 33 8.8
Repeat C-Section 3 1.9 2 12.5 0 0.0 5 1.1 2 5.7 1 0.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 115 73.7 10 62.5 95 74.8 333 74.3 31 79.5 271 73.4
3rd Trimester 11 7.1 1 6.3 8 6.3 37 8.3 2 5.1 31 8.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.8 4 0.9 0 0.0 4 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 25 16.2 3 18.8 21 16.7 83 18.6 10 26.3 67 18.1
Adequate 33 21.4 6 37.5 23 18.3 120 26.8 13 34.2 95 25.7
Intermediate 53 34.4 3 18.8 46 36.5 122 27.3 7 18.4 103 27.8
Inadequate 43 27.9 4 25.0 36 28.6 122 27.3 8 21.1 105 28.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 11.3 2 12.5 16 12.3 50 10.9 3 7.5 44 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 10 6.3 1 6.3 9 6.9 25 5.5 2 5.0 20 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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 158 100.0 13 100.0 130 100.0 445 100.0 36 100.0 371 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.5
15-19 27 17.1 0 0.0 24 18.5 75 16.9 0 0.0 71 19.1
20-24 48 30.4 3 23.1 44 33.8 133 29.9 9 25.0 121 32.6
25-29 36 22.8 4 30.8 24 18.5 103 23.1 10 27.8 78 21.0
30-34 27 17.1 2 15.4 23 17.7 82 18.4 11 30.6 66 17.8
35-39 18 11.4 4 30.8 13 10.0 44 9.9 5 13.9 30 8.1
40-44 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.5 6 1.3 1 2.8 3 0.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 7.7 0 0.0 12 9.4 44 10.1 0 0.0 43 11.7
Reported Smoking 67 42.9 2 16.7 63 48.8 193 44.0 3 8.8 184 50.1
Unwed 86 54.8 0 0.0 80 61.5 251 56.7 2 5.9 236 63.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 41 27.0 0 0.0 40 32.0 129 30.1 1 2.9 125 35.0
12 Years 90 59.2 7 53.8 76 60.8 227 53.0 13 37.1 200 56.0
12+ Years 21 13.8 6 46.2 9 7.2 72 16.8 21 60.0 32 9.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 153 96.8 11 84.6 128 98.5 426 95.7 26 72.2 364 98.1
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 0.4 1 2.8 1 0.3
Other Facility 3 1.9 0 0.0 2 1.5 7 1.6 0 0.0 6 1.6
Outside Alaska 2 1.3 2 15.4 0 0.0 10 2.2 9 25.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 127 83.0 8 80.0 109 85.2 375 85.8 26 83.9 318 86.2
Vaginal after C-Section 7 4.6 0 0.0 7 5.5 18 4.1 0 0.0 18 4.9
Primary C-Section 18 11.8 2 20.0 12 9.4 40 9.2 4 12.9 31 8.4
Repeat C-Section 1 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.9 1 3.2 2 0.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 110 71.9 11 84.6 87 68.5 336 76.9 31 88.6 279 76.0
3rd Trimester 17 11.1 1 7.7 16 12.6 31 7.1 1 2.9 25 6.8
No Prenatal Care 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.6 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 22.1 5 41.7 27 20.9 90 20.5 11 32.4 74 20.1
Adequate 47 30.5 4 33.3 38 29.5 127 29.0 14 41.2 105 28.5
Intermediate 31 20.1 2 16.7 25 19.4 108 24.7 4 11.8 91 24.7
Inadequate 42 27.3 1 8.3 39 30.2 113 25.8 5 14.7 99 26.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 11.5 1 7.7 14 10.9 58 13.1 1 2.8 54 14.6
Low Birthweight Birth 10 6.4 1 7.7 7 5.4 26 5.9 1 2.8 22 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 North Slope1

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 142 100.0 11 100.0 116 100.0 436 100.0 38 100.0 364 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.9 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.8
15-19 21 14.8 0 0.0 20 17.2 78 17.9 0 0.0 76 20.9
20-24 41 28.9 2 18.2 39 33.6 122 28.0 8 21.1 111 30.5
25-29 34 23.9 2 18.2 27 23.3 99 22.7 11 28.9 79 21.7
30-34 28 19.7 6 54.5 20 17.2 88 20.2 13 34.2 68 18.7
35-39 15 10.6 1 9.1 9 7.8 39 8.9 4 10.5 24 6.6
40-44 2 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 1.6 2 5.3 3 0.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 8.6 0 0.0 11 9.6 40 9.3 0 0.0 39 10.8
Reported Smoking 59 42.1 0 0.0 56 49.1 197 45.7 3 8.1 189 52.4
Unwed 81 57.0 0 0.0 76 65.5 255 58.8 5 13.5 239 65.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 35 25.7 1 9.1 32 29.1 134 31.6 2 5.4 129 36.4
12 Years 74 54.4 2 18.2 68 61.8 211 49.8 9 24.3 188 53.1
12+ Years 27 19.9 8 72.7 10 9.1 79 18.6 26 70.3 37 10.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 135 95.1 7 63.6 113 97.4 415 95.2 28 73.7 356 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 2.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.7 1 9.1 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 2.6 1 0.3
Other Facility 3 2.1 0 0.0 3 2.6 7 1.6 0 0.0 7 1.9
Outside Alaska 3 2.1 3 27.3 0 0.0 11 2.5 8 21.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 122 87.8 9 100.0 99 85.3 381 88.2 30 83.3 323 88.7
Vaginal after C-Section 7 5.0 0 0.0 7 6.0 13 3.0 0 0.0 13 3.6
Primary C-Section 9 6.5 0 0.0 9 7.8 33 7.6 5 13.9 26 7.1
Repeat C-Section 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.9 5 1.2 1 2.8 2 0.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 108 77.7 10 100.0 89 77.4 329 76.3 34 91.9 276 76.2
3rd Trimester 9 6.5 0 0.0 7 6.1 20 4.6 0 0.0 15 4.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.9 2 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 24 17.3 2 20.0 19 16.5 85 19.7 8 21.6 73 20.2
Adequate 40 28.8 3 30.0 34 29.6 127 29.4 16 43.2 102 28.2
Intermediate 38 27.3 2 20.0 32 27.8 117 27.1 6 16.2 101 27.9
Inadequate 37 26.6 3 30.0 30 26.1 103 23.8 7 18.9 86 23.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 9.9 0 0.0 14 12.2 64 14.7 1 2.6 60 16.5
Low Birthweight Birth 5 3.5 0 0.0 4 3.5 24 5.5 0 0.0 22 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.
 
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Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 145 100.0 12 100.0 125 100.0 440 100.0 41 100.0 369 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.8 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5
15-19 27 18.6 0 0.0 27 21.6 85 19.4 0 0.0 82 22.3
20-24 44 30.3 4 33.3 38 30.4 119 27.1 10 24.4 103 28.0
25-29 33 22.8 4 33.3 27 21.6 98 22.3 13 31.7 80 21.7
30-34 27 18.6 3 25.0 23 18.4 93 21.2 11 26.8 75 20.4
35-39 11 7.6 0 0.0 8 6.4 34 7.7 5 12.2 21 5.7
40-44 2 1.4 1 8.3 1 0.8 8 1.8 2 4.9 5 1.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 14.2 0 0.0 20 16.1 51 11.9 0 0.0 51 13.9
Reported Smoking 67 46.9 1 9.1 65 52.4 209 48.0 7 17.5 200 54.3
Unwed 84 58.3 2 18.2 80 64.0 258 59.2 10 25.0 239 64.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 53 37.9 0 0.0 53 43.4 147 34.2 1 2.5 145 39.8
12 Years 63 45.0 4 36.4 56 45.9 204 47.4 13 32.5 178 48.9
12+ Years 24 17.1 7 63.6 13 10.7 79 18.4 26 65.0 41 11.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 138 95.2 8 66.7 123 98.4 413 93.9 33 80.5 358 97.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 2.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3
Other Facility 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.8 10 2.3 0 0.0 10 2.7
Outside Alaska 5 3.4 4 33.3 0 0.0 15 3.4 7 17.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 126 86.9 9 75.0 110 88.0 391 89.5 33 80.5 336 91.1
Vaginal after C-Section 4 2.8 0 0.0 4 3.2 12 2.7 0 0.0 12 3.3
Primary C-Section 13 9.0 2 16.7 10 8.0 28 6.4 6 14.6 20 5.4
Repeat C-Section 2 1.4 1 8.3 1 0.8 6 1.4 2 4.9 1 0.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 118 81.4 10 83.3 103 82.4 335 76.7 37 90.2 280 76.1
3rd Trimester 5 3.4 0 0.0 2 1.6 17 3.9 0 0.0 13 3.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 32 22.1 4 33.3 28 22.4 103 23.6 9 22.0 90 24.5
Adequate 40 27.6 7 58.3 33 26.4 128 29.4 19 46.3 101 27.5
Intermediate 39 26.9 0 0.0 34 27.2 116 26.6 8 19.5 100 27.2
Inadequate 34 23.4 1 8.3 30 24.0 89 20.4 5 12.2 76 20.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 26 18.1 0 0.0 26 20.8 68 15.5 1 2.4 62 16.8
Low Birthweight Birth 11 7.6 0 0.0 11 8.8 22 5.0 0 0.0 21 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 North Slope1

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 149 100.0 15 100.0 123 100.0 421 100.0 39 100.0 353 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3
15-19 30 20.1 0 0.0 29 23.6 86 20.5 1 2.6 82 23.3
20-24 37 24.8 2 13.3 34 27.6 107 25.5 7 17.9 94 26.7
25-29 32 21.5 5 33.3 25 20.3 92 21.9 11 28.2 76 21.6
30-34 33 22.1 4 26.7 25 20.3 98 23.3 11 28.2 78 22.2
35-39 13 8.7 3 20.0 7 5.7 28 6.7 6 15.4 17 4.8
40-44 3 2.0 1 6.7 2 1.6 7 1.7 2 5.1 4 1.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 2.6 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 5.4 0 0.0 8 6.5 45 10.9 0 0.0 45 12.8
Reported Smoking 71 48.0 2 13.3 68 55.3 205 49.2 7 17.9 197 55.8
Unwed 90 60.8 3 20.0 83 67.5 261 62.4 11 28.2 241 68.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 46 31.1 1 6.7 44 36.1 133 32.6 1 2.6 131 38.0
12 Years 74 50.0 3 20.0 64 52.5 200 49.0 12 31.6 176 51.0
12+ Years 28 18.9 11 73.3 14 11.5 75 18.4 25 65.8 38 11.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 142 95.3 13 86.7 120 97.6 393 93.3 33 84.6 340 96.3
Birthing Center 1 0.7 1 6.7 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 2.6 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 3 2.0 0 0.0 3 2.4 13 3.1 0 0.0 13 3.7
Outside Alaska 3 2.0 1 6.7 0 0.0 14 3.3 5 12.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 133 89.9 12 80.0 114 92.7 381 91.4 32 82.1 329 93.2
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.4 0 0.0 2 1.6 11 2.6 1 2.6 10 2.8
Primary C-Section 11 7.4 3 20.0 7 5.7 20 4.8 5 12.8 14 4.0
Repeat C-Section 2 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.2 1 2.6 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 103 70.1 14 93.3 84 68.9 318 76.3 36 94.7 263 74.7
3rd Trimester 6 4.1 0 0.0 6 4.9 20 4.8 0 0.0 19 5.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 29 19.6 2 13.3 26 21.3 111 26.7 7 18.4 99 28.2
Adequate 47 31.8 6 40.0 35 28.7 129 31.1 16 42.1 104 29.6
Intermediate 40 27.0 4 26.7 35 28.7 102 24.6 11 28.9 86 24.5
Inadequate 32 21.6 3 20.0 26 21.3 73 17.6 4 10.5 62 17.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 24 16.1 1 6.7 20 16.3 53 12.6 2 5.3 46 13.1
Low Birthweight Birth 8 5.4 0 0.0 7 5.7 18 4.3 0 0.0 17 4.8
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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 146 100.0 14 100.0 121 100.0 396 100.0 39 100.0 331 100.0
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 28 19.3 0 0.0 26 21.7 73 18.5 1 2.6 69 20.9
20-24 38 26.2 4 28.6 31 25.8 103 26.1 10 25.6 86 26.1
25-29 33 22.8 4 28.6 28 23.3 93 23.5 11 28.2 75 22.7
30-34 33 22.8 4 28.6 27 22.5 90 22.8 10 25.6 74 22.4
35-39 10 6.9 2 14.3 6 5.0 28 7.1 4 10.3 22 6.7
40-44 3 2.1 0 0.0 2 1.7 7 1.8 2 5.1 4 1.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 2.6 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 23 16.4 0 0.0 23 19.2 66 17.2 2 5.4 63 19.1
Reported Smoking 71 49.3 4 28.6 67 55.4 195 49.9 8 21.1 186 56.4
Unwed 84 58.3 5 35.7 76 62.8 235 59.6 11 28.2 215 65.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 48 33.8 0 0.0 48 40.0 119 31.1 0 0.0 119 36.7
12 Years 67 47.2 6 42.9 58 48.3 188 49.1 15 39.5 161 49.7
12+ Years 27 19.0 8 57.1 14 11.7 76 19.8 23 60.5 44 13.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 133 91.1 12 85.7 115 95.0 369 93.2 31 79.5 320 96.7
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 0.3 1 2.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 6 4.1 0 0.0 6 5.0 11 2.8 0 0.0 11 3.3
Outside Alaska 7 4.8 2 14.3 0 0.0 15 3.8 7 17.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 132 91.7 12 85.7 112 92.6 355 90.8 32 86.5 305 92.1
Vaginal after C-Section 6 4.2 0 0.0 6 5.0 16 4.1 1 2.7 15 4.5
Primary C-Section 4 2.8 1 7.1 3 2.5 14 3.6 3 8.1 11 3.3
Repeat C-Section 2 1.4 1 7.1 0 0.0 6 1.5 1 2.7 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 114 78.6 13 92.9 93 76.9 317 80.9 35 92.1 261 79.3
3rd Trimester 6 4.1 0 0.0 5 4.1 16 4.1 0 0.0 14 4.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 42 29.4 3 21.4 36 30.0 121 31.1 13 34.2 103 31.3
Adequate 41 28.7 6 42.9 33 27.5 121 31.1 16 42.1 97 29.5
Intermediate 37 25.9 4 28.6 31 25.8 85 21.9 8 21.1 72 21.9
Inadequate 23 16.1 1 7.1 20 16.7 62 15.9 1 2.6 57 17.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 12.4 0 0.0 16 13.3 48 12.2 3 7.9 43 13.0
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.1 0 0.0 3 2.5 14 3.5 0 0.0 14 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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 126 100.0 10 100.0 109 100.0 402 100.0 37 100.0 341 100.0
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 28 22.2 1 10.0 27 24.8 64 15.9 1 2.7 62 18.2
20-24 32 25.4 1 10.0 29 26.6 105 26.1 12 32.4 87 25.5
25-29 27 21.4 2 20.0 23 21.1 102 25.4 10 27.0 83 24.3
30-34 32 25.4 3 30.0 26 23.9 91 22.6 9 24.3 76 22.3
35-39 5 4.0 1 10.0 4 3.7 34 8.5 2 5.4 31 9.1
40-44 1 0.8 1 10.0 0 0.0 5 1.2 2 5.4 2 0.6
45+ 1 0.8 1 10.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 2.7 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 11.4 0 0.0 14 12.8 73 18.6 2 5.9 70 20.6
Reported Smoking 63 50.4 1 10.0 62 56.9 208 52.5 5 14.3 201 59.3
Unwed 87 69.0 3 30.0 82 75.2 241 60.0 12 32.4 222 65.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 39 33.1 0 0.0 39 37.9 120 31.1 0 0.0 120 36.3
12 Years 59 50.0 3 33.3 54 52.4 190 49.2 14 38.9 166 50.2
12+ Years 20 16.9 6 66.7 10 9.7 76 19.7 22 61.1 45 13.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 118 93.7 8 80.0 105 96.3 379 94.3 28 75.7 334 97.9
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 1 2.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 4 3.2 0 0.0 4 3.7 7 1.7 0 0.0 7 2.1
Outside Alaska 4 3.2 2 20.0 0 0.0 15 3.7 8 21.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 116 92.8 8 80.0 103 94.5 364 91.7 31 91.2 316 92.7
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.4 1 10.0 2 1.8 13 3.3 1 2.9 12 3.5
Primary C-Section 5 4.0 1 10.0 4 3.7 16 4.0 2 5.9 13 3.8
Repeat C-Section 1 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 101 80.8 9 100.0 86 78.9 321 80.9 34 94.4 270 79.6
3rd Trimester 8 6.4 0 0.0 8 7.3 15 3.8 0 0.0 14 4.1
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 32.3 2 22.2 37 33.9 128 32.3 13 36.1 109 32.1
Adequate 41 33.1 4 44.4 36 33.0 122 30.8 16 44.4 98 28.8
Intermediate 25 20.2 3 33.3 20 18.3 82 20.7 7 19.4 71 20.9
Inadequate 18 14.5 0 0.0 16 14.7 64 16.2 0 0.0 62 18.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 11 8.8 1 11.1 10 9.2 56 14.0 4 11.1 50 14.7
Low Birthweight Birth 7 5.6 0 0.0 7 6.4 19 4.7 0 0.0 16 4.7
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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for North Slope1

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 124 100.0 15 100.0 101 100.0 429 100.0 35 100.0 372 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3
15-19 17 13.7 0 0.0 16 15.8 61 14.2 0 0.0 60 16.1
20-24 33 26.6 5 33.3 26 25.7 110 25.6 15 42.9 91 24.5
25-29 33 26.6 5 33.3 24 23.8 121 28.2 9 25.7 105 28.2
30-34 25 20.2 3 20.0 21 20.8 82 19.1 6 17.1 69 18.5
35-39 13 10.5 1 6.7 12 11.9 46 10.7 3 8.6 41 11.0
40-44 3 2.4 1 6.7 2 2.0 8 1.9 2 5.7 5 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 29 24.0 2 14.3 26 26.0 93 22.2 2 6.1 90 24.5
Reported Smoking 61 50.0 3 21.4 57 57.0 240 56.9 5 15.2 233 63.3
Unwed 64 51.6 3 20.0 57 56.4 246 57.3 12 34.3 228 61.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 32 26.0 0 0.0 32 31.7 141 34.1 2 5.7 138 38.3
12 Years 62 50.4 6 40.0 49 48.5 198 47.9 13 37.1 176 48.9
12+ Years 29 23.6 9 60.0 20 19.8 74 17.9 20 57.1 46 12.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 118 95.2 11 73.3 100 99.0 410 95.6 28 80.0 365 98.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.8 1 6.7 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 2.9 1 0.3
Other Facility 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 1.0 6 1.4 0 0.0 6 1.6
Outside Alaska 4 3.2 3 20.0 0 0.0 11 2.6 6 17.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 107 87.7 12 92.3 90 89.1 386 90.8 28 87.5 343 92.2
Vaginal after C-Section 7 5.7 0 0.0 7 6.9 15 3.5 1 3.1 14 3.8
Primary C-Section 5 4.1 1 7.7 4 4.0 20 4.7 3 9.4 15 4.0
Repeat C-Section 3 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 102 83.6 13 86.7 82 82.8 345 81.4 32 91.4 297 80.5
3rd Trimester 2 1.6 0 0.0 1 1.0 10 2.4 0 0.0 9 2.4
No Prenatal Care 3 2.4 0 0.0 3 3.0 6 1.4 0 0.0 6 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 32.0 8 53.3 30 30.0 138 32.5 14 40.0 115 31.0
Adequate 39 32.0 6 40.0 28 28.0 124 29.2 16 45.7 101 27.2
Intermediate 23 18.9 1 6.7 21 21.0 98 23.1 5 14.3 90 24.3
Inadequate 21 17.2 0 0.0 21 21.0 65 15.3 0 0.0 65 17.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 19 15.3 2 13.3 17 16.8 72 16.8 4 11.4 64 17.2
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.2 0 0.0 4 4.0 22 5.1 0 0.0 18 4.8
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 North Slope1

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 152 100.0 12 100.0 131 100.0 487 100.0 30 100.0 437 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 19 12.5 0 0.0 19 14.5 70 14.4 0 0.0 70 16.1
20-24 40 26.3 6 50.0 32 24.4 128 26.3 13 43.3 112 25.7
25-29 42 27.6 3 25.0 36 27.5 151 31.1 8 26.7 137 31.4
30-34 34 22.4 3 25.0 29 22.1 84 17.3 6 20.0 71 16.3
35-39 16 10.5 0 0.0 15 11.5 44 9.1 2 6.7 39 8.9
40-44 1 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 1.6 1 3.3 6 1.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 30 20.3 0 0.0 30 22.9 118 24.7 0 0.0 118 27.3
Reported Smoking 84 56.4 1 9.1 82 63.1 290 60.4 4 13.8 285 65.8
Unwed 90 59.2 6 50.0 83 63.4 287 59.1 11 36.7 274 62.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 49 33.8 0 0.0 49 38.6 167 35.8 3 10.0 163 38.8
12 Years 69 47.6 5 41.7 63 49.6 232 49.7 10 33.3 217 51.7
12+ Years 27 18.6 7 58.3 15 11.8 68 14.6 17 56.7 40 9.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 143 94.1 9 75.0 129 98.5 467 95.9 26 86.7 426 97.5
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 3 0.6 0 0.0 3 0.7
Other Facility 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.5 7 1.4 0 0.0 7 1.6
Outside Alaska 7 4.6 3 25.0 0 0.0 10 2.1 4 13.3 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 141 94.0 11 100.0 123 93.9 443 91.7 23 79.3 407 93.3
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.0 0 0.0 3 2.3 13 2.7 1 3.4 12 2.8
Primary C-Section 6 4.0 0 0.0 5 3.8 24 5.0 4 13.8 17 3.9
Repeat C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.6 1 3.4 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 118 78.7 12 100.0 102 77.9 375 78.1 27 93.1 333 76.9
3rd Trimester 5 3.3 0 0.0 5 3.8 17 3.5 0 0.0 17 3.9
No Prenatal Care 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.5 8 1.7 0 0.0 8 1.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 49 32.7 3 25.0 42 32.1 133 27.8 9 31.0 114 26.4
Adequate 42 28.0 6 50.0 34 26.0 129 26.9 13 44.8 113 26.2
Intermediate 34 22.7 3 25.0 30 22.9 123 25.7 7 24.1 111 25.7
Inadequate 25 16.7 0 0.0 25 19.1 94 19.6 0 0.0 94 21.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 26 17.2 1 8.3 23 17.6 82 16.9 3 10.0 75 17.2
Low Birthweight Birth 8 5.3 0 0.0 5 3.8 28 5.7 1 3.3 23 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 North Slope1

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 153 100.0 8 100.0 140 100.0 552 100.0 39 100.0 488 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.7 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.4
15-19 25 16.3 0 0.0 25 17.9 74 13.4 3 7.7 70 14.4
20-24 37 24.2 4 50.0 33 23.6 138 25.0 11 28.2 122 25.1
25-29 46 30.1 1 12.5 45 32.1 185 33.6 10 25.6 169 34.7
30-34 23 15.0 0 0.0 19 13.6 91 16.5 3 7.7 79 16.2
35-39 17 11.1 2 25.0 14 10.0 51 9.3 10 25.6 38 7.8
40-44 4 2.6 1 12.5 3 2.1 10 1.8 2 5.1 7 1.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 34 22.8 0 0.0 34 25.0 139 25.5 2 5.1 137 28.4
Reported Smoking 95 62.9 1 12.5 94 68.1 324 59.2 7 17.9 317 65.5
Unwed 92 60.1 3 37.5 88 62.9 313 56.8 8 20.5 299 61.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 60 41.4 2 25.0 57 43.2 184 34.8 3 7.9 179 38.3
12 Years 67 46.2 2 25.0 64 48.5 270 51.1 16 42.1 244 52.2
12+ Years 18 12.4 4 50.0 11 8.3 74 14.0 19 50.0 44 9.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 149 97.4 8 100.0 136 97.1 529 95.8 36 92.3 470 96.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.7 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
Other Facility 3 2.0 0 0.0 3 2.1 13 2.4 0 0.0 13 2.7
Outside Alaska 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 1.3 3 7.7 2 0.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 138 90.2 5 62.5 130 92.9 501 91.1 29 74.4 456 93.6
Vaginal after C-Section 5 3.3 1 12.5 4 2.9 15 2.7 2 5.1 13 2.7
Primary C-Section 9 5.9 2 25.0 6 4.3 28 5.1 7 17.9 16 3.3
Repeat C-Section 1 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 1.1 1 2.6 2 0.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 125 82.2 7 87.5 113 81.3 405 74.2 34 89.5 348 72.0
3rd Trimester 3 2.0 0 0.0 3 2.2 22 4.0 0 0.0 22 4.6
No Prenatal Care 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.7 12 2.2 0 0.0 12 2.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 50 32.7 3 37.5 43 30.7 154 28.4 14 36.8 130 27.1
Adequate 43 28.1 4 50.0 39 27.9 140 25.8 15 39.5 117 24.4
Intermediate 41 26.8 1 12.5 39 27.9 122 22.5 7 18.4 109 22.7
Inadequate 19 12.4 0 0.0 19 13.6 127 23.4 2 5.3 124 25.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 17.6 1 12.5 24 17.1 94 17.0 5 12.8 84 17.2
Low Birthweight Birth 10 6.5 0 0.0 9 6.4 38 6.9 2 5.1 34 7.0

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