Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 106 100.0 63 100.0 33 100.0 365 100.0 229 100.0 104 100.0
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 5 4.7 1 1.6 3 9.1 24 6.6 9 3.9 14 13.5
20-24 20 18.9 9 14.3 9 27.3 74 20.3 39 17.0 26 25.0
25-29 36 34.0 21 33.3 13 39.4 121 33.2 70 30.6 41 39.4
30-34 25 23.6 16 25.4 6 18.2 81 22.2 62 27.1 13 12.5
35-39 17 16.0 14 22.2 2 6.1 52 14.2 40 17.5 9 8.7
40-44 2 1.9 2 3.2 0 0.0 12 3.3 9 3.9 1 1.0
45+ 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 3.1 1 1.8 2 6.1 13 3.7 6 2.7 5 4.9
Reported Smoking 13 12.4 4 6.5 7 21.2 33 9.1 16 7.0 15 14.4
Unwed 45 42.5 21 33.3 20 60.6 140 38.5 66 28.8 64 61.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 9.6 2 3.2 7 21.9 36 10.1 12 5.4 22 21.4
12 Years 32 30.8 14 22.2 15 46.9 132 37.2 68 30.4 49 47.6
12+ Years 62 59.6 47 74.6 10 31.3 187 52.7 144 64.3 32 31.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 96 90.6 55 87.3 33 100.0 348 95.3 216 94.3 103 99.0
Birthing Center 1 0.9 1 1.6 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.9 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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 9 8.5 7 11.1 0 0.0 15 4.1 11 4.8 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 70 69.3 41 70.7 22 66.7 243 67.9 137 61.4 80 77.7
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 4 1.8 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 20 19.8 11 19.0 8 24.2 61 17.0 44 19.7 14 13.6
Repeat C-Section 11 10.9 6 10.3 3 9.1 50 14.0 38 17.0 9 8.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 92 87.6 56 90.3 27 81.8 302 84.1 191 84.9 87 85.3
3rd Trimester 1 1.0 1 1.6 0 0.0 5 1.4 3 1.3 1 1.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 35 33.7 18 29.5 15 45.5 108 30.1 60 26.7 40 39.2
Adequate 41 39.4 25 41.0 11 33.3 156 43.5 107 47.6 36 35.3
Intermediate 18 17.3 12 19.7 3 9.1 56 15.6 37 16.4 12 11.8
Inadequate 10 9.6 6 9.8 4 12.1 39 10.9 21 9.3 14 13.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 15.1 7 11.1 9 27.3 47 12.9 25 10.9 22 21.2
Low Birthweight Birth 8 7.5 4 6.3 4 12.1 23 6.3 15 6.6 7 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 Sitka1

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 126 100.0 85 100.0 30 100.0 380 100.0 245 100.0 104 100.0
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 9 7.1 4 4.7 5 16.7 30 7.9 12 4.9 14 13.5
20-24 29 23.0 19 22.4 6 20.0 81 21.3 47 19.2 26 25.0
25-29 40 31.7 26 30.6 11 36.7 127 33.4 77 31.4 41 39.4
30-34 27 21.4 20 23.5 5 16.7 80 21.1 63 25.7 13 12.5
35-39 17 13.5 12 14.1 3 10.0 49 12.9 37 15.1 8 7.7
40-44 4 3.2 4 4.7 0 0.0 13 3.4 9 3.7 2 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 4.1 3 3.7 1 3.3 13 3.5 8 3.4 3 2.9
Reported Smoking 9 7.1 9 10.6 0 0.0 30 7.9 17 6.9 13 12.5
Unwed 49 39.2 28 32.9 18 60.0 137 36.1 65 26.5 62 59.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 12 9.9 6 7.4 5 16.7 37 9.9 14 5.8 21 20.2
12 Years 58 47.9 35 43.2 15 50.0 135 36.3 72 30.0 46 44.2
12+ Years 51 42.1 40 49.4 10 33.3 200 53.8 154 64.2 37 35.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 120 95.2 80 94.1 30 100.0 362 95.3 229 93.5 103 99.0
Birthing Center 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 4 1.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 4.0 4 4.7 0 0.0 13 3.4 11 4.5 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 84 67.7 48 57.1 25 86.2 254 67.2 144 59.0 82 79.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 5 1.3 5 2.0 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 19 15.3 16 19.0 3 10.3 64 16.9 51 20.9 11 10.7
Repeat C-Section 20 16.1 19 22.6 1 3.4 55 14.6 44 18.0 10 9.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 95 77.9 64 77.1 23 82.1 316 84.9 204 84.6 90 88.2
3rd Trimester 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 6 1.6 3 1.2 2 2.0
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 4 1.1 2 0.8 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 37 30.1 24 28.6 9 32.1 107 28.5 66 27.3 35 34.3
Adequate 50 40.7 38 45.2 9 32.1 168 44.8 116 47.9 41 40.2
Intermediate 20 16.3 14 16.7 4 14.3 57 15.2 37 15.3 13 12.7
Inadequate 16 13.0 8 9.5 6 21.4 43 11.5 23 9.5 13 12.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 12.7 10 11.8 6 20.0 47 12.4 27 11.0 18 17.3
Low Birthweight Birth 11 8.7 7 8.2 3 10.0 20 5.3 14 5.7 3 2.9
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 Sitka1

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 133 100.0 81 100.0 41 100.0 370 100.0 236 100.0 107 100.0
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 10 7.5 4 4.9 6 14.6 29 7.8 13 5.5 12 11.2
20-24 25 18.8 11 13.6 11 26.8 80 21.6 48 20.3 26 24.3
25-29 45 33.8 23 28.4 17 41.5 126 34.1 73 30.9 44 41.1
30-34 29 21.8 26 32.1 2 4.9 77 20.8 56 23.7 17 15.9
35-39 18 13.5 14 17.3 4 9.8 45 12.2 37 15.7 6 5.6
40-44 6 4.5 3 3.7 1 2.4 13 3.5 9 3.8 2 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 3.8 2 2.5 2 5.0 12 3.3 8 3.5 3 2.8
Reported Smoking 11 8.3 3 3.7 8 19.5 28 7.6 12 5.1 16 15.0
Unwed 46 34.6 17 21.0 26 63.4 125 33.8 53 22.5 64 59.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 10.8 4 5.0 10 24.4 33 9.0 10 4.3 22 20.6
12 Years 42 32.3 19 23.8 19 46.3 121 33.2 61 26.2 47 43.9
12+ Years 74 56.9 57 71.3 12 29.3 211 57.8 162 69.5 38 35.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 132 99.2 81 100.0 40 97.6 353 95.4 222 94.1 104 97.2
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 8 2.2 6 2.5 2 1.9
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 2.4 9 2.4 8 3.4 1 0.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 89 66.9 48 59.3 33 80.5 253 68.6 147 62.3 83 78.3
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.3 3 3.7 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.5 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 22 16.5 17 21.0 3 7.3 63 17.1 48 20.3 13 12.3
Repeat C-Section 19 14.3 13 16.0 5 12.2 47 12.7 35 14.8 10 9.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 115 87.1 71 88.8 37 90.2 318 87.1 203 86.8 95 89.6
3rd Trimester 3 2.3 1 1.3 1 2.4 6 1.6 3 1.3 2 1.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.4 2 0.9 1 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 36 27.3 18 22.5 16 39.0 109 29.6 66 28.2 38 35.5
Adequate 65 49.2 44 55.0 16 39.0 167 45.4 111 47.4 45 42.1
Intermediate 18 13.6 11 13.8 5 12.2 54 14.7 35 15.0 14 13.1
Inadequate 13 9.8 7 8.8 4 9.8 38 10.3 22 9.4 10 9.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 11.3 8 9.9 7 17.1 39 10.5 20 8.5 17 15.9
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.0 4 4.9 0 0.0 12 3.2 9 3.8 1 0.9
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 Sitka1

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 121 100.0 79 100.0 33 100.0 345 100.0 215 100.0 100 100.0
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 11 9.1 4 5.1 3 9.1 26 7.5 11 5.1 10 10.0
20-24 27 22.3 17 21.5 9 27.3 82 23.8 48 22.3 29 29.0
25-29 42 34.7 28 35.4 13 39.4 120 34.8 73 34.0 38 38.0
30-34 24 19.8 17 21.5 6 18.2 67 19.4 44 20.5 19 19.0
35-39 14 11.6 11 13.9 1 3.0 39 11.3 31 14.4 2 2.0
40-44 3 2.5 2 2.5 1 3.0 11 3.2 8 3.7 2 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 3 2.6 3 4.1 0 0.0 11 3.3 8 3.9 3 3.0
Reported Smoking 10 8.3 5 6.3 5 15.2 27 7.8 13 6.0 12 12.0
Unwed 42 34.7 20 25.3 18 54.5 117 33.9 51 23.7 58 58.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 11 9.1 4 5.1 6 18.2 26 7.6 8 3.8 16 16.2
12 Years 35 28.9 18 22.8 12 36.4 123 36.2 60 28.3 48 48.5
12+ Years 75 62.0 57 72.2 15 45.5 191 56.2 144 67.9 35 35.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 110 90.9 68 86.1 33 100.0 326 94.5 199 92.6 98 98.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 3.3 4 5.1 0 0.0 9 2.6 6 2.8 2 2.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 5.8 7 8.9 0 0.0 10 2.9 10 4.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 81 66.9 48 60.8 24 72.7 237 69.3 139 65.0 74 74.7
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 1 1.3 0 0.0 7 2.0 5 2.3 1 1.0
Primary C-Section 23 19.0 18 22.8 5 15.2 59 17.3 41 19.2 15 15.2
Repeat C-Section 16 13.2 12 15.2 4 12.1 39 11.4 29 13.6 9 9.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 106 89.8 69 88.5 30 90.9 282 83.2 176 82.6 84 84.8
3rd Trimester 2 1.7 1 1.3 1 3.0 10 2.9 6 2.8 4 4.0
No Prenatal Care 3 2.5 1 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.5 2 0.9 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 28.3 24 30.8 10 30.3 107 31.3 63 29.6 35 35.0
Adequate 53 44.2 34 43.6 16 48.5 148 43.3 98 46.0 40 40.0
Intermediate 19 15.8 12 15.4 4 12.1 43 12.6 27 12.7 11 11.0
Inadequate 14 11.7 8 10.3 3 9.1 44 12.9 25 11.7 14 14.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 13.2 9 11.4 5 15.2 37 10.8 17 7.9 15 15.0
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.1 3 3.8 0 0.0 13 3.8 7 3.3 3 3.0
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 Sitka1

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 116 100.0 76 100.0 33 100.0 346 100.0 216 100.0 101 100.0
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 8 6.9 5 6.6 3 9.1 30 8.7 15 6.9 14 13.9
20-24 28 24.1 20 26.3 6 18.2 81 23.4 43 19.9 32 31.7
25-29 39 33.6 22 28.9 14 42.4 101 29.2 60 27.8 30 29.7
30-34 24 20.7 13 17.1 9 27.3 74 21.4 52 24.1 18 17.8
35-39 13 11.2 12 15.8 1 3.0 47 13.6 37 17.1 5 5.0
40-44 4 3.4 4 5.3 0 0.0 13 3.8 9 4.2 2 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 4 3.5 3 4.0 1 3.0 10 2.9 7 3.3 3 3.0
Reported Smoking 7 6.0 4 5.3 3 9.1 31 9.0 13 6.0 16 15.8
Unwed 37 31.9 16 21.1 20 60.6 119 34.5 52 24.1 62 61.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 7.0 2 2.7 6 18.2 25 7.4 10 4.7 14 14.1
12 Years 44 38.6 24 32.4 16 48.5 126 37.3 62 29.2 52 52.5
12+ Years 62 54.4 48 64.9 11 33.3 187 55.3 140 66.0 33 33.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 111 95.7 73 96.1 31 93.9 335 96.8 208 96.3 99 98.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 3.4 2 2.6 2 6.1 5 1.4 2 0.9 2 2.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 6 1.7 6 2.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 83 72.2 51 67.1 26 81.3 236 69.8 141 66.5 75 76.5
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.7 2 2.6 0 0.0 10 3.0 7 3.3 2 2.0
Primary C-Section 18 15.7 13 17.1 5 15.6 56 16.6 36 17.0 14 14.3
Repeat C-Section 12 10.4 10 13.2 1 3.1 36 10.7 28 13.2 7 7.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 97 84.3 63 82.9 28 87.5 261 76.8 162 76.1 79 79.0
3rd Trimester 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 18 5.3 12 5.6 5 5.0
No Prenatal Care 2 1.7 1 1.3 1 3.0 2 0.6 1 0.5 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 33.6 24 31.6 12 36.4 94 27.6 48 22.6 35 34.7
Adequate 49 42.2 33 43.4 13 39.4 140 41.2 95 44.8 37 36.6
Intermediate 17 14.7 12 15.8 5 15.2 49 14.4 34 16.0 10 9.9
Inadequate 11 9.5 7 9.2 3 9.1 57 16.8 35 16.5 19 18.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 6.9 3 3.9 5 15.2 31 9.0 13 6.0 13 12.9
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.6 2 2.6 1 3.0 16 4.6 9 4.2 4 4.0
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 Sitka1

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 108 100.0 60 100.0 34 100.0 347 100.0 217 100.0 105 100.0
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 7 6.5 2 3.3 4 11.8 29 8.4 11 5.1 17 16.2
20-24 27 25.0 11 18.3 14 41.2 84 24.2 40 18.4 39 37.1
25-29 39 36.1 23 38.3 11 32.4 101 29.1 65 30.0 26 24.8
30-34 19 17.6 14 23.3 4 11.8 69 19.9 55 25.3 12 11.4
35-39 12 11.1 8 13.3 0 0.0 51 14.7 39 18.0 7 6.7
40-44 4 3.7 2 3.3 1 2.9 13 3.7 7 3.2 4 3.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.8 2 3.4 2 5.9 8 2.4 4 1.9 4 3.8
Reported Smoking 10 9.3 4 6.7 4 11.8 37 10.7 15 6.9 20 19.0
Unwed 38 35.2 15 25.0 20 58.8 128 37.0 58 26.7 66 62.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 7 6.7 2 3.4 4 12.1 30 8.9 12 5.6 17 17.0
12 Years 44 41.9 18 30.5 20 60.6 117 34.8 59 27.7 50 50.0
12+ Years 54 51.4 39 66.1 9 27.3 189 56.3 142 66.7 33 33.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 105 97.2 58 96.7 34 100.0 336 96.8 207 95.4 105 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.9 2 0.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.9 2 3.3 0 0.0 8 2.3 8 3.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 73 68.9 40 67.8 24 70.6 234 69.0 143 67.1 75 73.5
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.8 2 3.4 1 2.9 13 3.8 9 4.2 3 2.9
Primary C-Section 18 17.0 10 16.9 5 14.7 56 16.5 36 16.9 13 12.7
Repeat C-Section 11 10.4 7 11.9 4 11.8 36 10.6 25 11.7 11 10.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 79 74.5 44 74.6 26 76.5 248 72.9 160 75.1 71 68.3
3rd Trimester 7 6.6 4 6.8 3 8.8 28 8.2 16 7.5 11 10.6
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 32.1 15 25.4 13 38.2 87 25.7 45 21.2 34 32.7
Adequate 46 43.4 31 52.5 11 32.4 124 36.7 88 41.5 30 28.8
Intermediate 7 6.6 3 5.1 2 5.9 50 14.8 35 16.5 9 8.7
Inadequate 19 17.9 10 16.9 8 23.5 77 22.8 44 20.8 31 29.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 13 12.1 5 8.3 5 14.7 37 10.7 18 8.3 13 12.4
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.7 2 3.3 2 5.9 17 4.9 8 3.7 5 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 Sitka1

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 122 100.0 80 100.0 34 100.0 356 100.0 242 100.0 97 100.0
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 15 12.3 8 10.0 7 20.6 30 8.4 14 5.8 16 16.5
20-24 26 21.3 12 15.0 12 35.3 80 22.5 40 16.5 33 34.0
25-29 23 18.9 15 18.8 5 14.7 99 27.8 68 28.1 26 26.8
30-34 31 25.4 25 31.3 5 14.7 79 22.2 68 28.1 10 10.3
35-39 22 18.0 17 21.3 4 11.8 57 16.0 46 19.0 8 8.2
40-44 5 4.1 3 3.8 1 2.9 11 3.1 6 2.5 4 4.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.7 2 2.6 0 0.0 8 2.3 5 2.1 3 3.1
Reported Smoking 14 11.5 5 6.3 9 26.5 41 11.5 19 7.9 21 21.6
Unwed 44 36.4 21 26.3 22 64.7 131 37.0 65 27.0 63 64.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 8.4 6 7.6 4 12.1 32 9.2 14 5.9 17 18.3
12 Years 38 31.9 20 25.3 16 48.5 114 32.9 68 28.6 43 46.2
12+ Years 71 59.7 53 67.1 13 39.4 200 57.8 156 65.5 33 35.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 119 97.5 77 96.3 34 100.0 345 96.9 231 95.5 97 100.0
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 4 1.1 4 1.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.5 3 3.8 0 0.0 7 2.0 7 2.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 80 68.4 50 64.9 25 78.1 246 70.7 165 69.3 71 76.3
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.4 3 3.9 1 3.1 14 4.0 11 4.6 3 3.2
Primary C-Section 20 17.1 13 16.9 4 12.5 55 15.8 37 15.5 11 11.8
Repeat C-Section 13 11.1 11 14.3 2 6.3 33 9.5 25 10.5 8 8.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 85 71.4 55 70.5 25 73.5 258 73.9 181 76.4 64 66.7
3rd Trimester 10 8.4 7 9.0 2 5.9 29 8.3 15 6.3 12 12.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 21 17.8 9 11.7 10 29.4 85 24.5 49 20.8 32 33.3
Adequate 45 38.1 31 40.3 13 38.2 121 34.9 91 38.6 27 28.1
Intermediate 25 21.2 19 24.7 3 8.8 57 16.4 43 18.2 8 8.3
Inadequate 27 22.9 18 23.4 8 23.5 84 24.2 53 22.5 29 30.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 8.2 5 6.3 3 8.8 33 9.3 21 8.7 8 8.2
Low Birthweight Birth 8 6.6 5 6.3 1 2.9 16 4.5 9 3.7 3 3.1
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 Sitka1

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 117 100.0 77 100.0 37 100.0 364 100.0 245 100.0 100 100.0
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 7 6.0 1 1.3 6 16.2 26 7.1 12 4.9 13 13.0
20-24 31 26.5 17 22.1 13 35.1 85 23.4 45 18.4 32 32.0
25-29 39 33.3 27 35.1 10 27.0 115 31.6 79 32.2 31 31.0
30-34 19 16.2 16 20.8 3 8.1 77 21.2 63 25.7 13 13.0
35-39 17 14.5 14 18.2 3 8.1 52 14.3 41 16.7 8 8.0
40-44 4 3.4 2 2.6 2 5.4 9 2.5 5 2.0 3 3.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 5.4 9 2.5 4 1.7 5 5.0
Reported Smoking 13 11.1 6 7.8 7 18.9 49 13.5 24 9.8 23 23.0
Unwed 46 39.3 22 28.6 24 64.9 132 36.4 66 27.0 63 63.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 11.6 4 5.3 9 26.5 35 9.8 15 6.2 18 18.8
12 Years 35 31.3 21 28.0 14 41.2 116 32.6 67 27.7 44 45.8
12+ Years 64 57.1 50 66.7 11 32.4 205 57.6 160 66.1 34 35.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 112 95.7 72 93.5 37 100.0 349 95.9 231 94.3 100 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.7 2 2.6 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.6 3 3.9 0 0.0 9 2.5 8 3.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 81 69.8 53 68.8 26 72.2 263 72.9 173 70.9 77 78.6
Vaginal after C-Section 5 4.3 4 5.2 1 2.8 15 4.2 12 4.9 3 3.1
Primary C-Section 18 15.5 13 16.9 4 11.1 53 14.7 37 15.2 11 11.2
Repeat C-Section 12 10.3 7 9.1 5 13.9 30 8.3 22 9.0 7 7.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 84 73.0 61 80.3 20 55.6 280 78.9 197 82.8 67 68.4
3rd Trimester 11 9.6 5 6.6 6 16.7 24 6.8 11 4.6 11 11.2
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 32 28.1 21 27.6 11 30.6 107 30.2 65 27.3 39 39.8
Adequate 33 28.9 26 34.2 6 16.7 120 33.9 89 37.4 25 25.5
Intermediate 18 15.8 13 17.1 4 11.1 53 15.0 41 17.2 6 6.1
Inadequate 31 27.2 16 21.1 15 41.7 74 20.9 43 18.1 28 28.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 12.0 8 10.4 5 13.5 33 9.1 23 9.4 7 7.0
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.4 1 1.3 2 5.4 11 3.0 7 2.9 2 2.0
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 Sitka1

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 117 100.0 85 100.0 26 100.0 366 100.0 253 100.0 91 100.0
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 8 6.8 5 5.9 3 11.5 23 6.3 12 4.7 9 9.9
20-24 23 19.7 11 12.9 8 30.8 81 22.1 43 17.0 29 31.9
25-29 37 31.6 26 30.6 11 42.3 113 30.9 83 32.8 27 29.7
30-34 29 24.8 27 31.8 2 7.7 85 23.2 67 26.5 15 16.5
35-39 18 15.4 15 17.6 1 3.8 57 15.6 43 17.0 10 11.0
40-44 2 1.7 1 1.2 1 3.8 7 1.9 5 2.0 1 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 4 3.4 3 3.6 1 3.8 8 2.3 5 2.1 3 3.3
Reported Smoking 14 12.1 8 9.5 5 19.2 55 15.1 28 11.1 25 27.5
Unwed 41 35.3 22 26.2 17 65.4 118 32.3 64 25.4 51 56.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 7.8 4 4.8 4 15.4 34 9.6 16 6.6 16 17.8
12 Years 41 35.7 27 32.1 13 50.0 122 34.4 70 28.7 43 47.8
12+ Years 65 56.5 53 63.1 9 34.6 199 56.1 158 64.8 31 34.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 114 97.4 82 96.5 26 100.0 342 93.4 230 90.9 91 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.7 2 2.4 0 0.0 11 3.0 11 4.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.9 1 1.2 0 0.0 13 3.6 12 4.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 85 73.9 62 73.8 20 80.0 253 69.7 171 68.1 67 74.4
Vaginal after C-Section 5 4.3 4 4.8 1 4.0 17 4.7 11 4.4 5 5.6
Primary C-Section 17 14.8 11 13.1 3 12.0 66 18.2 48 19.1 13 14.4
Repeat C-Section 8 7.0 7 8.3 1 4.0 27 7.4 21 8.4 5 5.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 89 77.4 65 78.3 19 73.1 290 81.9 203 83.9 70 77.8
3rd Trimester 8 7.0 3 3.6 4 15.4 16 4.5 7 2.9 7 7.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 32 27.8 19 22.9 11 42.3 103 29.1 59 24.4 41 45.6
Adequate 43 37.4 34 41.0 8 30.8 134 37.9 101 41.7 26 28.9
Intermediate 14 12.2 11 13.3 1 3.8 61 17.2 48 19.8 6 6.7
Inadequate 26 22.6 19 22.9 6 23.1 56 15.8 34 14.0 17 18.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 7.8 8 9.5 0 0.0 25 6.9 17 6.9 6 6.6
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.4 3 3.5 0 0.0 12 3.3 7 2.8 4 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

 


Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 130 100.0 83 100.0 37 100.0 356 100.0 243 100.0 93 100.0
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 11 8.5 6 7.2 4 10.8 25 7.0 11 4.5 11 11.8
20-24 31 23.8 17 20.5 11 29.7 89 25.0 50 20.6 33 35.5
25-29 39 30.0 26 31.3 10 27.0 93 26.1 71 29.2 19 20.4
30-34 29 22.3 20 24.1 8 21.6 86 24.2 66 27.2 16 17.2
35-39 17 13.1 12 14.5 4 10.8 54 15.2 39 16.0 12 12.9
40-44 3 2.3 2 2.4 0 0.0 9 2.5 6 2.5 2 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 2.4 1 1.3 2 5.4 7 2.1 2 0.9 5 5.4
Reported Smoking 22 16.9 10 12.0 11 29.7 56 15.7 28 11.5 26 28.0
Unwed 45 34.6 22 26.5 22 59.5 108 30.4 57 23.6 49 52.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 10.1 7 8.4 5 13.9 39 11.5 18 7.9 19 20.9
12 Years 40 31.0 19 22.9 17 47.2 115 33.8 60 26.2 46 50.5
12+ Years 76 58.9 57 68.7 14 38.9 186 54.7 151 65.9 26 28.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 123 94.6 77 92.8 37 100.0 328 92.1 216 88.9 93 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.5 2 2.4 0 0.0 10 2.8 10 4.1 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 3.8 4 4.8 0 0.0 18 5.1 17 7.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 97 74.6 58 69.9 31 83.8 251 70.9 165 68.5 70 75.3
Vaginal after C-Section 5 3.8 4 4.8 1 2.7 15 4.2 9 3.7 5 5.4
Primary C-Section 18 13.8 13 15.7 4 10.8 58 16.4 46 19.1 10 10.8
Repeat C-Section 10 7.7 8 9.6 1 2.7 30 8.5 21 8.7 8 8.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 107 85.6 71 89.9 28 77.8 286 82.9 203 87.1 68 73.9
3rd Trimester 5 4.0 3 3.8 1 2.8 13 3.8 5 2.1 7 7.6
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 43 34.4 25 31.6 17 47.2 97 28.1 57 24.5 39 42.4
Adequate 44 35.2 29 36.7 11 30.6 131 38.0 97 41.6 24 26.1
Intermediate 21 16.8 17 21.5 1 2.8 71 20.6 59 25.3 7 7.6
Inadequate 17 13.6 8 10.1 7 19.4 46 13.3 20 8.6 22 23.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 7.7 7 8.4 2 5.4 30 8.5 17 7.1 12 12.9
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.3 3 3.7 0 0.0 15 4.3 8 3.4 7 7.5
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.
 
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Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 119 100.0 85 100.0 28 100.0 336 100.0 226 100.0 91 100.0
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 4 3.4 1 1.2 2 7.1 19 5.7 6 2.7 11 12.1
20-24 27 22.7 15 17.6 10 35.7 85 25.3 50 22.1 31 34.1
25-29 37 31.1 31 36.5 6 21.4 89 26.5 68 30.1 15 16.5
30-34 27 22.7 20 23.5 5 17.9 88 26.2 65 28.8 19 20.9
35-39 22 18.5 16 18.8 5 17.9 47 14.0 31 13.7 13 14.3
40-44 2 1.7 2 2.4 0 0.0 8 2.4 6 2.7 2 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 6 1.9 2 0.9 4 4.4
Reported Smoking 19 16.0 10 11.8 9 32.1 43 12.8 23 10.2 19 20.9
Unwed 32 26.9 20 23.5 12 42.9 90 26.9 46 20.4 43 47.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 12 10.8 5 6.5 7 25.0 38 11.9 17 8.1 20 22.2
12 Years 41 36.9 24 31.2 13 46.4 106 33.3 58 27.6 41 45.6
12+ Years 58 52.3 48 62.3 8 28.6 174 54.7 135 64.3 29 32.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 105 88.2 71 83.5 28 100.0 307 91.4 199 88.1 91 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 7 5.9 7 8.2 0 0.0 13 3.9 12 5.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 5.9 7 8.2 0 0.0 16 4.8 15 6.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 71 60.2 51 60.7 16 57.1 235 70.6 154 69.1 65 71.4
Vaginal after C-Section 7 5.9 3 3.6 3 10.7 14 4.2 7 3.1 6 6.6
Primary C-Section 31 26.3 24 28.6 6 21.4 59 17.7 45 20.2 13 14.3
Repeat C-Section 9 7.6 6 7.1 3 10.7 25 7.5 17 7.6 7 7.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 94 82.5 67 83.8 23 82.1 275 84.1 193 88.1 68 75.6
3rd Trimester 3 2.6 1 1.3 2 7.1 12 3.7 4 1.8 8 8.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 1 0.5 1 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 28 24.6 15 18.8 13 46.4 73 22.2 37 16.8 36 39.6
Adequate 47 41.2 38 47.5 7 25.0 131 39.8 95 43.2 27 29.7
Intermediate 26 22.8 20 25.0 4 14.3 80 24.3 66 30.0 9 9.9
Inadequate 13 11.4 7 8.8 4 14.3 45 13.7 22 10.0 19 20.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 5.3 2 2.5 4 14.3 26 7.9 11 5.0 14 15.4
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.3 1 1.2 4 14.3 13 3.9 6 2.7 7 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.
 
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Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 107 100.0 75 100.0 28 100.0 337 100.0 228 100.0 88 100.0
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 10 9.3 4 5.3 5 17.9 21 6.2 9 3.9 11 12.5
20-24 31 29.0 18 24.0 12 42.9 100 29.7 58 25.4 37 42.0
25-29 17 15.9 14 18.7 3 10.7 78 23.1 59 25.9 13 14.8
30-34 30 28.0 26 34.7 3 10.7 86 25.5 66 28.9 16 18.2
35-39 15 14.0 11 14.7 3 10.7 42 12.5 28 12.3 9 10.2
40-44 4 3.7 2 2.7 2 7.1 10 3.0 8 3.5 2 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 3 2.9 0 0.0 3 10.7 9 2.7 4 1.8 4 4.5
Reported Smoking 15 14.0 8 10.7 6 21.4 40 11.9 20 8.8 17 19.3
Unwed 31 29.2 15 20.3 15 53.6 94 28.0 45 19.8 44 50.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 14.0 6 8.7 7 25.9 39 12.1 17 7.8 19 22.4
12 Years 34 34.0 17 24.6 16 59.3 100 31.1 54 24.8 39 45.9
12+ Years 52 52.0 46 66.7 4 14.8 183 56.8 147 67.4 27 31.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 100 93.5 68 90.7 28 100.0 316 93.8 209 91.7 88 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 11 3.3 10 4.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 5.6 6 8.0 0 0.0 10 3.0 9 3.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 83 78.3 56 75.7 23 82.1 250 74.6 161 71.2 71 80.7
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.8 2 2.7 1 3.6 13 3.9 9 4.0 4 4.5
Primary C-Section 9 8.5 9 12.2 0 0.0 50 14.9 41 18.1 7 8.0
Repeat C-Section 11 10.4 7 9.5 4 14.3 22 6.6 15 6.6 6 6.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 85 80.2 65 87.8 17 60.7 285 86.1 203 90.2 67 77.0
3rd Trimester 5 4.7 1 1.4 4 14.3 11 3.3 3 1.3 8 9.2
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.9 1 0.4 1 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 26 24.5 17 23.0 9 32.1 77 23.1 44 19.5 33 37.5
Adequate 40 37.7 30 40.5 6 21.4 124 37.2 88 38.9 28 31.8
Intermediate 24 22.6 22 29.7 2 7.1 86 25.8 72 31.9 8 9.1
Inadequate 16 15.1 5 6.8 11 39.3 46 13.8 22 9.7 19 21.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 13.1 8 10.7 6 21.4 35 10.4 19 8.3 13 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 7 6.5 4 5.3 3 10.7 13 3.9 7 3.1 4 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 Sitka1

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 110 100.0 66 100.0 35 100.0 354 100.0 235 100.0 94 100.0
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 5 4.5 1 1.5 4 11.4 24 6.8 14 6.0 10 10.6
20-24 27 24.5 17 25.8 9 25.7 95 26.8 56 23.8 34 36.2
25-29 35 31.8 23 34.8 6 17.1 99 28.0 71 30.2 21 22.3
30-34 31 28.2 19 28.8 11 31.4 84 23.7 57 24.3 20 21.3
35-39 10 9.1 4 6.1 5 14.3 45 12.7 30 12.8 9 9.6
40-44 2 1.8 2 3.0 0 0.0 7 2.0 7 3.0 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.9 1 1.6 1 2.9 10 2.9 7 3.0 2 2.1
Reported Smoking 9 8.2 5 7.6 4 11.4 44 12.5 22 9.4 20 21.3
Unwed 27 24.5 11 16.7 16 45.7 91 25.7 48 20.4 39 41.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 12 11.2 6 9.4 6 17.1 40 11.8 16 7.1 21 22.8
12 Years 31 29.0 17 26.6 12 34.3 92 27.2 53 23.5 33 35.9
12+ Years 64 59.8 41 64.1 17 48.6 206 60.9 157 69.5 38 41.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 102 92.7 60 90.9 35 100.0 333 94.1 219 93.2 94 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 5 4.5 4 6.1 0 0.0 11 3.1 10 4.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.7 2 3.0 0 0.0 10 2.8 6 2.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 81 74.3 47 72.3 26 74.3 247 70.2 158 67.5 71 75.5
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.7 2 3.1 2 5.7 14 4.0 9 3.8 5 5.3
Primary C-Section 19 17.4 12 18.5 7 20.0 68 19.3 50 21.4 13 13.8
Repeat C-Section 5 4.6 4 6.2 0 0.0 23 6.5 17 7.3 5 5.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 96 89.7 61 93.8 28 82.4 300 86.5 205 88.7 80 86.0
3rd Trimester 4 3.7 2 3.1 2 5.9 11 3.2 5 2.2 4 4.3
No Prenatal Care 2 1.8 1 1.5 1 2.9 3 0.9 1 0.4 1 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 19 17.4 5 7.6 14 40.0 79 22.8 41 17.7 37 39.4
Adequate 44 40.4 27 40.9 14 40.0 129 37.2 89 38.4 36 38.3
Intermediate 30 27.5 24 36.4 3 8.6 90 25.9 74 31.9 8 8.5
Inadequate 16 14.7 10 15.2 4 11.4 49 14.1 28 12.1 13 13.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 5.5 1 1.5 4 11.4 29 8.3 17 7.3 9 9.6
Low Birthweight Birth 1 0.9 1 1.5 0 0.0 11 3.1 6 2.6 1 1.1
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 Sitka1

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 120 100.0 87 100.0 25 100.0 383 100.0 271 100.0 94 100.0
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 6 5.0 4 4.6 2 8.0 36 9.4 23 8.5 13 13.8
20-24 42 35.0 23 26.4 16 64.0 106 27.7 69 25.6 32 34.0
25-29 26 21.7 22 25.3 4 16.0 106 27.7 81 30.0 23 24.5
30-34 25 20.8 21 24.1 2 8.0 77 20.2 52 19.3 19 20.2
35-39 17 14.2 13 14.9 1 4.0 49 12.8 37 13.7 7 7.4
40-44 4 3.3 4 4.6 0 0.0 7 1.8 7 2.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.3 3 3.4 0 0.0 20 5.3 13 4.9 6 6.4
Reported Smoking 16 13.3 7 8.0 7 28.0 68 17.8 35 13.0 31 33.0
Unwed 36 30.0 19 21.8 13 52.0 107 28.0 62 23.0 41 43.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 11.3 5 5.9 6 26.1 41 11.2 18 6.9 20 22.0
12 Years 35 30.4 20 23.5 11 47.8 113 30.8 69 26.3 40 44.0
12+ Years 67 58.3 60 70.6 6 26.1 213 58.0 175 66.8 31 34.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 114 95.0 81 93.1 25 100.0 367 95.8 258 95.2 94 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 5 4.2 5 5.7 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.2 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 9 2.3 6 2.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 86 71.7 58 66.7 22 88.0 265 69.6 183 67.8 71 75.5
Vaginal after C-Section 6 5.0 5 5.7 1 4.0 17 4.5 12 4.4 5 5.3
Primary C-Section 22 18.3 20 23.0 0 0.0 73 19.2 58 21.5 9 9.6
Repeat C-Section 6 5.0 4 4.6 2 8.0 26 6.8 17 6.3 9 9.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 104 88.1 77 89.5 22 88.0 322 85.2 233 87.3 79 84.0
3rd Trimester 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 8.0 13 3.4 5 1.9 6 6.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 32 27.1 22 25.6 10 40.0 88 23.4 56 21.0 30 31.9
Adequate 40 33.9 31 36.0 8 32.0 142 37.8 103 38.6 38 40.4
Intermediate 32 27.1 26 30.2 3 12.0 94 25.0 78 29.2 10 10.6
Inadequate 14 11.9 7 8.1 4 16.0 52 13.8 30 11.2 16 17.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 12.5 10 11.5 3 12.0 32 8.4 24 8.9 6 6.4
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.2 2 2.3 1 4.0 14 3.7 9 3.3 1 1.1
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 Sitka1

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 124 100.0 82 100.0 34 100.0 436 100.0 306 100.0 103 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.0
15-19 13 10.5 9 11.0 4 11.8 45 10.4 28 9.2 17 16.5
20-24 26 21.0 16 19.5 9 26.5 106 24.4 78 25.7 23 22.3
25-29 38 30.6 26 31.7 11 32.4 133 30.6 96 31.6 27 26.2
30-34 28 22.6 17 20.7 7 20.6 95 21.9 64 21.1 24 23.3
35-39 18 14.5 13 15.9 3 8.8 49 11.3 34 11.2 10 9.7
40-44 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 4 0.9 3 1.0 1 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.4 3 3.8 1 2.9 30 7.1 20 6.8 9 8.8
Reported Smoking 19 15.4 10 12.2 9 26.5 91 21.0 54 17.8 36 35.0
Unwed 28 22.6 18 22.0 10 29.4 112 25.7 68 22.3 42 40.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 15 12.9 5 6.5 9 26.5 50 12.0 24 8.2 23 22.8
12 Years 26 22.4 16 20.8 10 29.4 128 30.6 80 27.2 44 43.6
12+ Years 75 64.7 56 72.7 15 44.1 240 57.4 190 64.6 34 33.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 117 94.4 78 95.1 34 100.0 414 95.0 288 94.1 102 99.0
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 1.2 0 0.0 3 0.7 3 1.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 4.8 3 3.7 0 0.0 18 4.1 14 4.6 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 80 65.0 53 64.6 23 67.6 308 71.6 212 70.2 76 73.8
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.3 2 2.4 2 5.9 17 4.0 13 4.3 4 3.9
Primary C-Section 27 22.0 18 22.0 6 17.6 69 16.0 51 16.9 14 13.6
Repeat C-Section 12 9.8 9 11.0 3 8.8 36 8.4 26 8.6 9 8.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 100 82.0 67 83.8 30 88.2 366 85.5 261 87.3 87 85.3
3rd Trimester 5 4.1 3 3.8 0 0.0 19 4.4 7 2.3 7 6.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 28 23.3 14 17.5 13 38.2 90 21.1 58 19.4 29 28.4
Adequate 45 37.5 31 38.8 14 41.2 164 38.5 115 38.5 46 45.1
Intermediate 28 23.3 24 30.0 2 5.9 114 26.8 92 30.8 11 10.8
Inadequate 19 15.8 11 13.8 5 14.7 58 13.6 34 11.4 16 15.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 6.6 6 7.4 2 5.9 33 7.6 26 8.5 6 5.8
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.1 3 3.7 0 0.0 15 3.4 12 3.9 0 0.0
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 Sitka1

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 139 100.0 102 100.0 35 100.0 477 100.0 348 100.0 101 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.0
15-19 17 12.3 10 9.9 7 20.0 52 10.9 31 9.0 20 19.8
20-24 38 27.5 30 29.7 7 20.0 123 25.9 93 26.9 24 23.8
25-29 42 30.4 33 32.7 8 22.9 131 27.6 101 29.2 18 17.8
30-34 24 17.4 14 13.9 10 28.6 110 23.2 80 23.1 24 23.8
35-39 14 10.1 11 10.9 3 8.6 51 10.7 35 10.1 13 12.9
40-44 2 1.4 2 2.0 0 0.0 5 1.1 4 1.2 1 1.0
45+ 1 0.7 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 8.8 7 7.0 5 14.3 43 9.2 27 7.9 15 15.0
Reported Smoking 33 23.9 18 17.8 15 42.9 102 21.5 64 18.5 37 36.6
Unwed 43 31.2 25 24.8 18 51.4 126 26.5 77 22.2 44 43.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 9.6 8 8.0 5 14.7 53 11.5 32 9.5 19 19.2
12 Years 52 38.2 33 33.0 19 55.9 168 36.5 111 32.9 51 51.5
12+ Years 71 52.2 59 59.0 10 29.4 239 52.0 194 57.6 29 29.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 136 97.8 99 97.1 35 100.0 457 95.8 329 94.5 100 99.0
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 5 1.0 5 1.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.7 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.4 2 2.0 0 0.0 14 2.9 13 3.7 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 99 71.7 72 71.3 26 74.3 353 76.1 253 75.1 78 77.2
Vaginal after C-Section 7 5.1 5 5.0 2 5.7 15 3.2 13 3.9 2 2.0
Primary C-Section 24 17.4 20 19.8 3 8.6 61 13.1 45 13.4 13 12.9
Repeat C-Section 8 5.8 4 4.0 4 11.4 35 7.5 26 7.7 8 7.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 118 85.5 89 88.1 27 77.1 413 87.7 303 88.3 87 87.0
3rd Trimester 6 4.3 2 2.0 4 11.4 18 3.8 7 2.0 8 8.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 28 20.3 20 19.8 7 20.0 87 18.5 62 18.1 23 23.2
Adequate 57 41.3 41 40.6 16 45.7 181 38.5 129 37.6 47 47.5
Intermediate 34 24.6 28 27.7 5 14.3 144 30.6 112 32.7 17 17.2
Inadequate 19 13.8 12 11.9 7 20.0 58 12.3 40 11.7 12 12.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 6.5 8 7.8 1 2.9 39 8.2 27 7.8 9 8.9
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.9 4 3.9 0 0.0 22 4.6 17 4.9 4 4.0
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 Sitka1

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 173 100.0 122 100.0 34 100.0 481 100.0 347 100.0 99 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.9 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.0
15-19 15 8.7 9 7.4 6 17.6 51 10.6 28 8.1 22 22.2
20-24 42 24.4 32 26.4 7 20.6 107 22.3 78 22.5 22 22.2
25-29 53 30.8 37 30.6 8 23.5 138 28.8 100 28.9 22 22.2
30-34 43 25.0 33 27.3 7 20.6 124 25.8 99 28.6 18 18.2
35-39 17 9.9 10 8.3 4 11.8 53 11.0 36 10.4 13 13.1
40-44 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.9 5 1.0 4 1.2 1 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 8.4 10 8.6 3 9.1 45 9.5 26 7.6 18 18.4
Reported Smoking 39 22.7 26 21.5 12 35.3 94 19.6 57 16.5 35 35.4
Unwed 41 23.7 25 20.5 14 41.2 113 23.5 67 19.3 41 41.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 22 13.3 11 9.4 9 27.3 60 12.9 33 9.8 24 24.5
12 Years 50 30.1 31 26.5 15 45.5 155 33.3 99 29.5 45 45.9
12+ Years 94 56.6 75 64.1 9 27.3 250 53.8 204 60.7 29 29.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 161 93.1 111 91.0 33 97.1 456 94.8 323 93.1 98 99.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.2 2 1.6 0 0.0 12 2.5 12 3.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 5.8 9 7.4 1 2.9 13 2.7 12 3.5 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 129 76.3 87 73.1 27 79.4 347 74.6 243 73.0 77 77.8
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.6 6 5.0 0 0.0 14 3.0 12 3.6 2 2.0
Primary C-Section 18 10.7 13 10.9 5 14.7 63 13.5 45 13.5 14 14.1
Repeat C-Section 16 9.5 13 10.9 2 5.9 41 8.8 33 9.9 6 6.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 148 88.1 105 89.0 30 90.9 419 88.2 302 88.3 89 90.8
3rd Trimester 8 4.8 2 1.7 3 9.1 17 3.6 9 2.6 5 5.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 20.2 24 20.3 9 27.3 90 19.1 58 17.0 30 31.3
Adequate 62 36.9 43 36.4 16 48.5 185 39.2 132 38.7 43 44.8
Intermediate 52 31.0 40 33.9 4 12.1 148 31.4 114 33.4 17 17.7
Inadequate 20 11.9 11 9.3 4 12.1 49 10.4 37 10.9 6 6.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 9.2 12 9.8 3 8.8 38 7.9 25 7.2 10 10.1
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.5 5 4.1 0 0.0 23 4.8 15 4.3 7 7.1
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 Sitka1

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 165 100.0 124 100.0 32 100.0 467 100.0 339 100.0 103 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
15-19 20 12.1 12 9.7 7 21.9 46 9.9 25 7.4 20 19.4
20-24 43 26.1 31 25.0 10 31.3 104 22.3 71 20.9 27 26.2
25-29 36 21.8 31 25.0 2 6.3 132 28.3 94 27.7 28 27.2
30-34 43 26.1 33 26.6 7 21.9 125 26.8 102 30.1 16 15.5
35-39 20 12.1 14 11.3 6 18.8 52 11.1 40 11.8 11 10.7
40-44 2 1.2 2 1.6 0 0.0 7 1.5 6 1.8 1 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 10.3 10 8.1 7 21.9 41 8.9 21 6.3 20 20.0
Reported Smoking 30 18.2 20 16.1 10 31.3 84 18.2 49 14.5 34 34.0
Unwed 42 25.5 27 21.8 12 37.5 102 21.8 58 17.1 41 39.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 18 11.4 13 10.8 5 15.6 50 11.0 28 8.5 21 20.6
12 Years 66 41.8 47 39.2 17 53.1 155 34.1 98 29.7 49 48.0
12+ Years 74 46.8 60 50.0 10 31.3 249 54.8 204 61.8 32 31.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 160 97.0 119 96.0 32 100.0 442 94.6 315 92.9 102 99.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 1.8 3 2.4 0 0.0 19 4.1 18 5.3 1 1.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.2 2 1.6 0 0.0 6 1.3 6 1.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 125 79.6 94 80.3 25 78.1 334 74.6 239 74.0 80 78.4
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.3 2 1.7 0 0.0 14 3.1 11 3.4 3 2.9
Primary C-Section 19 12.1 12 10.3 5 15.6 64 14.3 46 14.2 13 12.7
Repeat C-Section 11 7.0 9 7.7 2 6.3 36 8.0 27 8.4 6 5.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 147 89.1 109 87.9 30 93.8 406 87.1 294 87.0 91 88.3
3rd Trimester 4 2.4 3 2.4 1 3.1 11 2.4 9 2.7 2 1.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 25 15.2 18 14.5 7 22.6 84 18.2 51 15.2 31 30.7
Adequate 62 37.8 45 36.3 15 48.4 198 42.9 140 41.7 49 48.5
Intermediate 58 35.4 44 35.5 8 25.8 142 30.7 113 33.6 16 15.8
Inadequate 19 11.6 17 13.7 1 3.2 38 8.2 32 9.5 5 5.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 8.5 7 5.6 5 15.6 30 6.4 16 4.7 10 9.7
Low Birthweight Birth 12 7.3 8 6.5 4 12.5 23 4.9 13 3.8 9 8.7

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