Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

2012
  2012 2010-2012
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 761 100.0 646 100.0 91 100.0 2,159 100.0 1,839 100.0 245 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 46 6.0 34 5.3 10 11.0 136 6.3 99 5.4 30 12.2
20-24 210 27.6 174 26.9 30 33.0 618 28.6 514 27.9 87 35.5
25-29 225 29.6 195 30.2 22 24.2 682 31.6 586 31.9 70 28.6
30-34 175 23.0 149 23.1 21 23.1 466 21.6 406 22.1 43 17.6
35-39 76 10.0 67 10.4 6 6.6 197 9.1 180 9.8 11 4.5
40-44 27 3.5 25 3.9 2 2.2 56 2.6 50 2.7 4 1.6
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 24 3.2 20 3.1 4 4.4 43 2.0 37 2.0 6 2.4
Reported Smoking 106 13.9 75 11.6 28 30.8 295 13.7 219 11.9 63 25.7
Unwed 239 31.4 183 28.3 45 49.5 713 33.0 552 30.0 125 51.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 56 8.9 41 7.7 12 16.2 197 9.9 150 8.8 40 17.7
12 Years 243 38.8 194 36.5 41 55.4 811 40.6 662 38.7 119 52.7
12+ Years 327 52.2 296 55.7 21 28.4 992 49.6 897 52.5 67 29.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 698 91.7 584 90.4 90 98.9 1,973 91.4 1,662 90.4 239 97.6
Birthing Center 36 4.7 36 5.6 0 0.0 115 5.3 108 5.9 5 2.0
Home Birth 9 1.2 8 1.2 1 1.1 44 2.0 42 2.3 1 0.4
Other Facility 17 2.2 17 2.6 0 0.0 20 0.9 20 1.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 558 75.0 467 74.0 75 84.3 1,612 77.2 1,371 76.9 192 81.7
Vaginal after C-Section 19 2.6 17 2.7 2 2.2 34 1.6 30 1.7 3 1.3
Primary C-Section 102 13.7 91 14.4 6 6.7 245 11.7 217 12.2 16 6.8
Repeat C-Section 65 8.7 56 8.9 6 6.7 198 9.5 165 9.3 24 10.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 571 77.2 484 77.1 67 75.3 1,664 79.4 1,417 79.3 193 80.1
3rd Trimester 23 3.1 19 3.0 3 3.4 62 3.0 55 3.1 5 2.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.2 3 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 116 15.9 91 14.7 21 23.9 363 17.6 297 16.9 53 22.5
Adequate 299 41.0 256 41.4 31 35.2 855 41.5 728 41.5 98 41.5
Intermediate 208 28.5 179 28.9 23 26.1 567 27.5 494 28.2 55 23.3
Inadequate 107 14.7 93 15.0 13 14.8 274 13.3 235 13.4 30 12.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 55 7.2 38 5.9 14 15.4 149 6.9 107 5.8 30 12.2
Low Birthweight Birth 36 4.7 28 4.3 8 8.8 100 4.6 75 4.1 19 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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

2011
  2011 2009-2011
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 686 100.0 589 100.0 70 100.0 2,089 100.0 1,783 100.0 235 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 44 6.4 35 5.9 7 10.0 166 7.9 128 7.2 33 14.0
20-24 200 29.2 167 28.4 28 40.0 592 28.3 490 27.5 87 37.0
25-29 214 31.2 186 31.6 20 28.6 687 32.9 593 33.3 70 29.8
30-34 145 21.1 125 21.2 11 15.7 423 20.2 370 20.8 33 14.0
35-39 68 9.9 64 10.9 3 4.3 180 8.6 166 9.3 9 3.8
40-44 13 1.9 10 1.7 1 1.4 37 1.8 32 1.8 3 1.3
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 7 1.0 7 1.2 0 0.0 35 1.7 30 1.7 5 2.1
Reported Smoking 90 13.2 71 12.1 15 21.4 285 13.7 220 12.4 54 23.0
Unwed 242 35.3 189 32.1 39 55.7 696 33.3 549 30.8 120 51.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 70 10.4 56 9.6 12 17.4 219 10.7 172 9.8 41 17.7
12 Years 277 41.0 232 39.7 34 49.3 832 40.5 681 38.7 124 53.7
12+ Years 328 48.6 296 50.7 23 33.3 1,003 48.8 908 51.6 66 28.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 631 92.0 538 91.3 67 95.7 1,906 91.2 1,612 90.4 229 97.4
Birthing Center 35 5.1 31 5.3 3 4.3 126 6.0 115 6.4 6 2.6
Home Birth 13 1.9 13 2.2 0 0.0 45 2.2 44 2.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 0.7 5 0.8 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 524 79.4 453 79.9 52 77.6 1,572 77.5 1,341 77.3 182 80.2
Vaginal after C-Section 9 1.4 8 1.4 0 0.0 22 1.1 20 1.2 1 0.4
Primary C-Section 64 9.7 58 10.2 4 6.0 241 11.9 213 12.3 20 8.8
Repeat C-Section 63 9.5 48 8.5 11 16.4 194 9.6 161 9.3 24 10.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 528 80.0 454 80.1 57 82.6 1,679 82.2 1,442 82.7 191 82.0
3rd Trimester 17 2.6 15 2.6 2 2.9 51 2.5 46 2.6 4 1.7
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 1 0.2 0 0.0 4 0.2 2 0.1 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 103 16.0 88 15.9 10 15.2 389 19.5 331 19.4 44 19.2
Adequate 275 42.8 232 42.0 32 48.5 875 43.8 745 43.7 105 45.9
Intermediate 186 29.0 164 29.7 17 25.8 505 25.3 437 25.6 53 23.1
Inadequate 78 12.1 68 12.3 7 10.6 228 11.4 191 11.2 27 11.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 45 6.6 33 5.6 5 7.1 137 6.6 107 6.0 21 8.9
Low Birthweight Birth 31 4.5 24 4.1 2 2.9 94 4.5 74 4.2 14 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

2010
  2010 2008-2010
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 712 100.0 604 100.0 84 100.0 2,077 100.0 1,778 100.0 233 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 46 6.5 30 5.0 13 15.5 178 8.6 140 7.9 34 14.6
20-24 208 29.2 173 28.6 29 34.5 575 27.7 474 26.7 83 35.6
25-29 243 34.1 205 33.9 28 33.3 693 33.4 599 33.7 72 30.9
30-34 146 20.5 132 21.9 11 13.1 415 20.0 367 20.6 33 14.2
35-39 53 7.4 49 8.1 2 2.4 175 8.4 159 8.9 9 3.9
40-44 16 2.2 15 2.5 1 1.2 38 1.8 36 2.0 2 0.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 1.7 10 1.7 2 2.4 34 1.6 27 1.5 7 3.0
Reported Smoking 99 13.9 73 12.1 20 23.8 319 15.4 247 14.0 60 25.8
Unwed 232 32.6 180 29.8 41 48.8 690 33.2 545 30.7 121 51.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 71 10.2 53 8.9 16 19.3 248 12.1 198 11.3 44 19.3
12 Years 291 41.6 236 39.7 44 53.0 869 42.5 727 41.4 117 51.3
12+ Years 337 48.2 305 51.3 23 27.7 927 45.4 829 47.3 67 29.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 644 90.4 540 89.4 82 97.6 1,883 90.7 1,595 89.7 228 97.9
Birthing Center 44 6.2 41 6.8 2 2.4 137 6.6 127 7.1 5 2.1
Home Birth 22 3.1 21 3.5 0 0.0 48 2.3 47 2.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 530 77.4 451 77.1 65 82.3 1,554 76.2 1,325 75.8 182 79.8
Vaginal after C-Section 6 0.9 5 0.9 1 1.3 21 1.0 19 1.1 2 0.9
Primary C-Section 79 11.5 68 11.6 6 7.6 284 13.9 247 14.1 27 11.8
Repeat C-Section 70 10.2 61 10.4 7 8.9 181 8.9 158 9.0 17 7.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 565 81.1 479 80.8 69 83.1 1,711 83.5 1,475 84.0 189 81.8
3rd Trimester 22 3.2 21 3.5 0 0.0 42 2.0 38 2.2 3 1.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 1 0.2 0 0.0 4 0.2 3 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 144 21.0 118 20.2 22 26.8 422 21.0 362 21.1 46 20.0
Adequate 281 40.9 240 41.2 35 42.7 925 46.1 789 46.0 110 47.8
Intermediate 173 25.2 151 25.9 15 18.3 442 22.0 381 22.2 49 21.3
Inadequate 89 13.0 74 12.7 10 12.2 219 10.9 185 10.8 25 10.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 49 6.9 36 6.0 11 13.1 126 6.1 101 5.7 23 9.9
Low Birthweight Birth 33 4.6 23 3.8 9 10.7 92 4.4 72 4.1 18 7.7
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 691 100.0 590 100.0 81 100.0 2,032 100.0 1,749 100.0 219 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 76 11.0 63 10.7 13 16.0 205 10.1 169 9.7 32 14.6
20-24 184 26.6 150 25.4 30 37.0 536 26.4 441 25.2 78 35.6
25-29 230 33.3 202 34.2 22 27.2 654 32.2 566 32.4 65 29.7
30-34 132 19.1 113 19.2 11 13.6 398 19.6 355 20.3 30 13.7
35-39 59 8.5 53 9.0 4 4.9 188 9.3 168 9.6 13 5.9
40-44 8 1.2 7 1.2 1 1.2 44 2.2 43 2.5 1 0.5
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 16 2.3 13 2.2 3 3.8 33 1.6 28 1.6 5 2.3
Reported Smoking 96 14.0 76 13.0 19 23.5 321 15.9 253 14.5 60 27.5
Unwed 222 32.1 180 30.5 40 49.4 666 32.8 529 30.3 117 53.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 78 11.5 63 10.8 13 16.5 256 12.8 213 12.3 36 16.7
12 Years 264 38.8 213 36.5 46 58.2 859 42.8 717 41.4 115 53.5
12+ Years 338 49.7 307 52.7 20 25.3 891 44.4 801 46.3 64 29.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 631 91.3 534 90.5 80 98.8 1,850 91.0 1,579 90.3 214 97.7
Birthing Center 47 6.8 43 7.3 1 1.2 131 6.4 121 6.9 5 2.3
Home Birth 10 1.4 10 1.7 0 0.0 43 2.1 42 2.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 518 75.7 437 75.0 65 80.2 1,507 74.9 1,283 74.1 175 80.6
Vaginal after C-Section 7 1.0 7 1.2 0 0.0 23 1.1 22 1.3 1 0.5
Primary C-Section 98 14.3 87 14.9 10 12.3 316 15.7 279 16.1 28 12.9
Repeat C-Section 61 8.9 52 8.9 6 7.4 166 8.3 147 8.5 13 6.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 586 85.5 509 87.2 65 80.2 1,712 85.0 1,490 85.8 175 80.6
3rd Trimester 12 1.8 10 1.7 2 2.5 30 1.5 27 1.6 3 1.4
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.2 2 0.1 1 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 142 21.3 125 22.0 12 14.8 418 21.2 367 21.7 37 17.0
Adequate 319 47.8 273 48.0 38 46.9 966 49.1 831 49.1 106 48.6
Intermediate 146 21.9 122 21.4 21 25.9 388 19.7 326 19.3 51 23.4
Inadequate 61 9.1 49 8.6 10 12.3 197 10.0 169 10.0 24 11.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 43 6.2 38 6.4 5 6.2 119 5.9 99 5.7 18 8.2
Low Birthweight Birth 30 4.3 27 4.6 3 3.7 84 4.1 70 4.0 11 5.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 674 100.0 584 100.0 68 100.0 1,989 100.0 1,730 100.0 191 100.0
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 56 8.3 47 8.0 8 11.8 179 9.0 147 8.5 26 13.6
20-24 183 27.2 151 25.9 24 35.3 524 26.3 441 25.5 67 35.1
25-29 220 32.6 192 32.9 22 32.4 619 31.1 538 31.1 57 29.8
30-34 137 20.3 122 20.9 11 16.2 408 20.5 369 21.3 26 13.6
35-39 63 9.3 57 9.8 3 4.4 205 10.3 181 10.5 15 7.9
40-44 14 2.1 14 2.4 0 0.0 49 2.5 49 2.8 0 0.0
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.3 5 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 0.9 4 0.7 2 2.9 28 1.4 25 1.5 3 1.6
Reported Smoking 124 18.5 98 16.9 21 30.9 323 16.3 251 14.5 61 32.1
Unwed 236 35.1 185 31.7 40 58.8 638 32.1 506 29.3 105 55.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 99 14.9 82 14.2 15 22.7 273 13.9 232 13.5 34 18.0
12 Years 314 47.2 278 48.2 27 40.9 841 42.7 711 41.5 97 51.3
12+ Years 252 37.9 217 37.6 24 36.4 855 43.4 771 45.0 58 30.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 608 90.2 521 89.2 66 97.1 1,804 90.7 1,553 89.8 187 97.9
Birthing Center 46 6.8 43 7.4 2 2.9 127 6.4 121 7.0 4 2.1
Home Birth 16 2.4 16 2.7 0 0.0 47 2.4 46 2.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 10 0.5 9 0.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 506 75.4 437 75.2 52 76.5 1,494 75.8 1,294 75.4 153 81.0
Vaginal after C-Section 8 1.2 7 1.2 1 1.5 23 1.2 21 1.2 2 1.1
Primary C-Section 107 15.9 92 15.8 11 16.2 308 15.6 272 15.9 21 11.1
Repeat C-Section 50 7.5 45 7.7 4 5.9 147 7.5 129 7.5 13 6.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 560 84.0 487 84.3 55 82.1 1,670 84.8 1,461 85.2 151 79.9
3rd Trimester 8 1.2 7 1.2 1 1.5 28 1.4 26 1.5 2 1.1
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 6 0.3 5 0.3 1 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 136 20.8 119 21.1 12 17.9 416 21.5 358 21.3 39 20.6
Adequate 325 49.8 276 48.8 37 55.2 946 49.0 824 49.1 93 49.2
Intermediate 123 18.8 108 19.1 13 19.4 361 18.7 312 18.6 37 19.6
Inadequate 69 10.6 62 11.0 5 7.5 208 10.8 185 11.0 20 10.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 34 5.0 27 4.6 7 10.3 143 7.2 116 6.7 20 10.5
Low Birthweight Birth 29 4.3 22 3.8 6 8.8 93 4.7 78 4.5 12 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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 667 100.0 575 100.0 70 100.0 1,960 100.0 1,713 100.0 184 100.0
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 73 10.9 59 10.3 11 15.7 185 9.4 155 9.0 23 12.5
20-24 169 25.3 140 24.3 24 34.3 525 26.8 447 26.1 65 35.3
25-29 204 30.6 172 29.9 21 30.0 583 29.7 511 29.8 52 28.3
30-34 129 19.3 120 20.9 8 11.4 403 20.6 365 21.3 24 13.0
35-39 66 9.9 58 10.1 6 8.6 203 10.4 177 10.3 17 9.2
40-44 22 3.3 22 3.8 0 0.0 54 2.8 52 3.0 2 1.1
45+ 4 0.6 4 0.7 0 0.0 7 0.4 6 0.4 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 1.7 11 1.9 0 0.0 28 1.4 25 1.5 3 1.6
Reported Smoking 101 15.2 79 13.7 20 29.0 293 15.0 228 13.3 58 31.7
Unwed 208 31.2 164 28.5 37 52.9 607 31.0 489 28.6 99 53.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 79 12.0 68 11.9 8 11.4 242 12.4 211 12.4 25 13.6
12 Years 281 42.5 226 39.6 42 60.0 817 42.0 681 40.0 107 58.2
12+ Years 301 45.5 277 48.5 20 28.6 886 45.6 809 47.6 52 28.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 611 91.6 524 91.1 68 97.1 1,780 90.8 1,540 89.9 181 98.4
Birthing Center 38 5.7 35 6.1 2 2.9 121 6.2 117 6.8 3 1.6
Home Birth 17 2.5 16 2.8 0 0.0 47 2.4 45 2.6 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 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 0.6 11 0.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 483 73.5 409 72.1 58 85.3 1,468 75.7 1,280 75.4 149 81.9
Vaginal after C-Section 8 1.2 8 1.4 0 0.0 20 1.0 17 1.0 3 1.6
Primary C-Section 111 16.9 100 17.6 7 10.3 294 15.2 265 15.6 16 8.8
Repeat C-Section 55 8.4 50 8.8 3 4.4 157 8.1 135 8.0 14 7.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 566 85.4 494 86.1 55 79.7 1,639 84.7 1,438 84.9 149 81.4
3rd Trimester 10 1.5 10 1.7 0 0.0 29 1.5 28 1.7 1 0.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.4 5 0.3 4 0.2 1 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 140 21.6 123 22.0 13 18.6 445 23.4 387 23.3 40 21.9
Adequate 322 49.7 282 50.4 31 44.3 886 46.6 775 46.7 86 47.0
Intermediate 119 18.4 96 17.2 17 24.3 369 19.4 320 19.3 37 20.2
Inadequate 67 10.3 58 10.4 9 12.9 200 10.5 179 10.8 20 10.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 42 6.3 34 5.9 6 8.6 160 8.2 134 7.9 18 9.8
Low Birthweight Birth 25 3.8 21 3.7 2 2.9 94 4.8 83 4.9 7 3.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 648 100.0 571 100.0 53 100.0 1,876 100.0 1,635 100.0 183 100.0
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 50 7.7 41 7.2 7 13.2 174 9.3 146 8.9 23 12.6
20-24 172 26.5 150 26.3 19 35.8 507 27.0 427 26.1 66 36.1
25-29 195 30.1 174 30.5 14 26.4 536 28.6 479 29.3 47 25.7
30-34 142 21.9 127 22.2 7 13.2 406 21.6 357 21.8 29 15.8
35-39 76 11.7 66 11.6 6 11.3 197 10.5 174 10.6 15 8.2
40-44 13 2.0 13 2.3 0 0.0 44 2.3 42 2.6 2 1.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 0.5 8 0.5 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 1.7 10 1.8 1 1.9 24 1.3 20 1.2 4 2.2
Reported Smoking 98 15.1 74 13.0 20 37.7 290 15.5 219 13.4 64 35.0
Unwed 194 29.9 157 27.5 28 52.8 560 29.9 448 27.4 97 53.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 95 14.8 82 14.5 11 20.8 245 13.2 209 13.0 33 18.0
12 Years 246 38.3 207 36.6 28 52.8 766 41.4 641 39.7 102 55.7
12+ Years 302 47.0 277 48.9 14 26.4 841 45.4 763 47.3 48 26.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 585 90.3 508 89.0 53 100.0 1,702 90.7 1,466 89.7 181 98.9
Birthing Center 43 6.6 43 7.5 0 0.0 111 5.9 109 6.7 2 1.1
Home Birth 14 2.2 14 2.5 0 0.0 49 2.6 46 2.8 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 0.9 6 1.1 0 0.0 12 0.6 12 0.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 505 78.4 448 78.9 43 81.1 1,436 77.2 1,248 77.0 150 82.0
Vaginal after C-Section 7 1.1 6 1.1 1 1.9 22 1.2 17 1.0 5 2.7
Primary C-Section 90 14.0 80 14.1 3 5.7 250 13.4 226 13.9 14 7.7
Repeat C-Section 42 6.5 34 6.0 6 11.3 151 8.1 130 8.0 14 7.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 544 85.0 480 85.3 41 77.4 1,540 84.1 1,347 84.3 147 81.2
3rd Trimester 10 1.6 9 1.6 1 1.9 35 1.9 32 2.0 3 1.7
No Prenatal Care 3 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.3 5 0.3 1 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 140 22.2 116 20.9 14 26.9 426 23.9 369 23.8 38 21.1
Adequate 299 47.5 266 47.9 25 48.1 811 45.5 711 45.8 79 43.9
Intermediate 119 18.9 108 19.5 7 13.5 343 19.2 299 19.3 38 21.1
Inadequate 72 11.4 65 11.7 6 11.5 202 11.3 173 11.1 25 13.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 67 10.4 55 9.6 7 13.2 165 8.8 139 8.5 19 10.4
Low Birthweight Birth 39 6.0 35 6.2 4 7.5 96 5.1 86 5.3 8 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 645 100.0 567 100.0 61 100.0 1,868 100.0 1,633 100.0 183 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 62 9.6 55 9.7 5 8.2 192 10.3 165 10.1 23 12.6
20-24 184 28.5 157 27.7 22 36.1 498 26.7 420 25.7 62 33.9
25-29 184 28.5 165 29.1 17 27.9 516 27.6 465 28.5 44 24.0
30-34 132 20.5 118 20.8 9 14.8 411 22.0 360 22.0 35 19.1
35-39 61 9.5 53 9.3 5 8.2 189 10.1 166 10.2 16 8.7
40-44 19 2.9 17 3.0 2 3.3 48 2.6 45 2.8 2 1.1
45+ 3 0.5 2 0.4 1 1.6 11 0.6 9 0.6 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 0.9 4 0.7 2 3.3 29 1.6 22 1.4 7 3.8
Reported Smoking 94 14.7 75 13.3 18 29.5 307 16.5 237 14.6 66 36.1
Unwed 205 31.9 168 29.7 34 55.7 552 29.6 449 27.5 94 51.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 68 10.6 61 10.8 6 9.8 249 13.5 213 13.2 34 18.6
12 Years 290 45.2 248 44.0 37 60.7 777 42.2 661 41.0 96 52.5
12+ Years 283 44.1 255 45.2 18 29.5 814 44.2 737 45.7 53 29.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 584 90.5 508 89.6 60 98.4 1,700 91.0 1,473 90.2 181 98.9
Birthing Center 40 6.2 39 6.9 1 1.6 101 5.4 97 5.9 2 1.1
Home Birth 16 2.5 15 2.6 0 0.0 55 2.9 51 3.1 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 0.8 5 0.9 0 0.0 8 0.4 8 0.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 480 75.2 423 75.3 48 78.7 1,431 77.2 1,252 77.2 144 78.7
Vaginal after C-Section 5 0.8 3 0.5 2 3.3 22 1.2 17 1.0 5 2.7
Primary C-Section 93 14.6 85 15.1 6 9.8 237 12.8 214 13.2 15 8.2
Repeat C-Section 60 9.4 51 9.1 5 8.2 164 8.8 138 8.5 19 10.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 529 83.8 464 83.5 53 86.9 1,491 82.1 1,315 82.6 140 79.1
3rd Trimester 9 1.4 9 1.6 0 0.0 42 2.3 39 2.4 3 1.7
No Prenatal Care 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.3 3 0.2 2 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 165 26.5 148 27.1 13 21.3 418 23.9 372 24.4 34 19.2
Adequate 265 42.6 227 41.5 30 49.2 791 45.3 699 45.8 71 40.1
Intermediate 131 21.1 116 21.2 13 21.3 323 18.5 275 18.0 43 24.3
Inadequate 61 9.8 56 10.2 5 8.2 216 12.4 181 11.9 29 16.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 51 8.0 45 8.0 5 8.2 153 8.2 134 8.2 17 9.3
Low Birthweight Birth 30 4.7 27 4.8 1 1.6 85 4.6 77 4.7 6 3.3
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 583 100.0 497 100.0 69 100.0 1,866 100.0 1,612 100.0 193 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 62 10.6 50 10.1 11 15.9 192 10.3 161 10.0 27 14.0
20-24 151 25.9 120 24.1 25 36.2 507 27.2 424 26.3 66 34.2
25-29 157 26.9 140 28.2 16 23.2 507 27.2 452 28.0 44 22.8
30-34 132 22.6 112 22.5 13 18.8 403 21.6 344 21.3 40 20.7
35-39 60 10.3 55 11.1 4 5.8 197 10.6 175 10.9 15 7.8
40-44 12 2.1 12 2.4 0 0.0 46 2.5 43 2.7 1 0.5
45+ 7 1.2 6 1.2 0 0.0 10 0.5 9 0.6 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 7 1.2 6 1.2 1 1.4 32 1.7 26 1.6 5 2.6
Reported Smoking 98 16.9 70 14.1 26 37.7 321 17.3 242 15.1 74 38.3
Unwed 161 27.6 123 24.7 35 50.7 531 28.5 420 26.1 98 50.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 82 14.4 66 13.7 16 23.2 271 14.9 223 14.1 45 23.3
12 Years 230 40.5 186 38.5 37 53.6 742 40.7 623 39.4 99 51.3
12+ Years 256 45.1 231 47.8 16 23.2 811 44.5 736 46.5 49 25.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 533 91.4 450 90.5 68 98.6 1,720 92.2 1,475 91.5 192 99.5
Birthing Center 28 4.8 27 5.4 1 1.4 77 4.1 72 4.5 1 0.5
Home Birth 19 3.3 17 3.4 0 0.0 56 3.0 53 3.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 7 0.4 7 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.3 5 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 451 78.2 377 76.8 59 85.5 1,457 78.7 1,260 78.7 154 79.8
Vaginal after C-Section 10 1.7 8 1.6 2 2.9 21 1.1 18 1.1 3 1.6
Primary C-Section 67 11.6 61 12.4 5 7.2 215 11.6 187 11.7 18 9.3
Repeat C-Section 49 8.5 45 9.2 3 4.3 159 8.6 136 8.5 18 9.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 467 83.4 403 84.3 53 79.1 1,476 81.8 1,292 82.5 141 76.6
3rd Trimester 16 2.9 14 2.9 2 3.0 54 3.0 48 3.1 6 3.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.4 1 0.2 1 1.5 6 0.3 4 0.3 2 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 121 22.8 105 23.3 11 16.4 387 22.5 341 23.0 33 18.1
Adequate 247 46.6 218 48.4 24 35.8 780 45.4 692 46.6 68 37.4
Intermediate 93 17.5 75 16.7 18 26.9 322 18.7 266 17.9 46 25.3
Inadequate 69 13.0 52 11.6 14 20.9 229 13.3 186 12.5 35 19.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 47 8.1 39 7.9 7 10.1 167 9.0 140 8.7 19 9.8
Low Birthweight Birth 27 4.6 24 4.8 3 4.3 92 4.9 79 4.9 8 4.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 640 100.0 569 100.0 53 100.0 1,917 100.0 1,661 100.0 187 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 68 10.6 60 10.5 7 13.2 200 10.4 174 10.5 22 11.8
20-24 163 25.5 143 25.1 15 28.3 534 27.9 457 27.5 62 33.2
25-29 175 27.3 160 28.1 11 20.8 518 27.0 453 27.3 46 24.6
30-34 147 23.0 130 22.8 13 24.5 411 21.4 352 21.2 39 20.9
35-39 68 10.6 58 10.2 7 13.2 195 10.2 172 10.4 15 8.0
40-44 17 2.7 16 2.8 0 0.0 51 2.7 46 2.8 2 1.1
45+ 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.3 5 0.3 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 16 2.5 12 2.1 4 7.5 35 1.8 28 1.7 6 3.2
Reported Smoking 115 18.0 92 16.2 22 41.5 327 17.2 252 15.2 69 36.9
Unwed 186 29.1 158 27.8 25 47.2 533 27.8 433 26.1 87 46.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 99 15.7 86 15.2 12 22.6 265 14.1 225 13.7 36 19.4
12 Years 257 40.7 227 40.2 22 41.5 787 41.9 667 40.7 102 54.8
12+ Years 275 43.6 251 44.5 19 35.8 825 44.0 745 45.5 48 25.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 583 91.1 515 90.5 53 100.0 1,770 92.3 1,522 91.6 186 99.5
Birthing Center 33 5.2 31 5.4 0 0.0 73 3.8 68 4.1 1 0.5
Home Birth 20 3.1 19 3.3 0 0.0 61 3.2 59 3.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.3 5 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 8 0.4 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 500 78.2 452 79.6 37 69.8 1,491 78.3 1,304 78.9 140 74.9
Vaginal after C-Section 7 1.1 6 1.1 1 1.9 24 1.3 22 1.3 2 1.1
Primary C-Section 77 12.1 68 12.0 4 7.5 233 12.2 198 12.0 24 12.8
Repeat C-Section 55 8.6 42 7.4 11 20.8 157 8.2 128 7.7 21 11.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 495 79.2 448 80.3 34 69.4 1,514 81.4 1,324 81.8 138 77.5
3rd Trimester 17 2.7 16 2.9 1 2.0 53 2.8 45 2.8 5 2.8
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 1 0.2 1 2.0 10 0.6 9 0.6 1 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 132 22.1 119 22.5 10 20.4 415 23.1 371 23.8 31 17.6
Adequate 279 46.8 254 47.9 17 34.7 795 44.3 697 44.7 74 42.0
Intermediate 99 16.6 84 15.8 12 24.5 339 18.9 282 18.1 42 23.9
Inadequate 86 14.4 73 13.8 10 20.4 247 13.8 208 13.4 29 16.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 55 8.6 50 8.8 5 9.4 176 9.2 150 9.1 17 9.1
Low Birthweight Birth 28 4.4 26 4.6 2 3.8 88 4.6 74 4.5 7 3.7
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 643 100.0 546 100.0 71 100.0 1,873 100.0 1,620 100.0 181 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 62 9.6 51 9.3 9 12.7 196 10.5 168 10.4 22 12.2
20-24 193 30.0 161 29.5 26 36.6 533 28.5 459 28.3 59 32.6
25-29 175 27.2 152 27.8 17 23.9 507 27.1 443 27.3 45 24.9
30-34 124 19.3 102 18.7 14 19.7 367 19.6 310 19.1 36 19.9
35-39 69 10.7 62 11.4 4 5.6 205 10.9 183 11.3 14 7.7
40-44 17 2.6 15 2.7 1 1.4 59 3.2 52 3.2 4 2.2
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.3 4 0.2 1 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 1.4 8 1.5 0 0.0 38 2.0 32 2.0 4 2.2
Reported Smoking 108 17.1 80 14.8 26 36.6 321 17.3 256 15.9 59 32.6
Unwed 184 28.7 139 25.5 38 53.5 508 27.2 413 25.5 78 43.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 90 14.4 71 13.3 17 23.9 236 13.0 200 12.6 32 17.9
12 Years 255 40.8 210 39.3 40 56.3 779 42.8 660 41.7 100 55.9
12+ Years 280 44.8 254 47.5 14 19.7 807 44.3 723 45.7 47 26.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 604 93.9 510 93.4 71 100.0 1,742 93.0 1,495 92.3 179 98.9
Birthing Center 16 2.5 14 2.6 0 0.0 58 3.1 55 3.4 1 0.6
Home Birth 17 2.6 17 3.1 0 0.0 60 3.2 58 3.6 1 0.6
Other Facility 3 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.2 3 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.5 2 0.4 0 0.0 10 0.5 9 0.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 506 79.6 431 79.5 58 81.7 1,454 78.3 1,264 78.6 139 76.8
Vaginal after C-Section 4 0.6 4 0.7 0 0.0 23 1.2 20 1.2 2 1.1
Primary C-Section 71 11.2 58 10.7 9 12.7 234 12.6 197 12.3 28 15.5
Repeat C-Section 55 8.6 49 9.0 4 5.6 146 7.9 127 7.9 12 6.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 514 82.9 441 83.1 54 79.4 1,480 81.7 1,285 81.9 142 80.7
3rd Trimester 21 3.4 18 3.4 3 4.4 58 3.2 49 3.1 5 2.8
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 2 0.4 0 0.0 13 0.7 13 0.8 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 134 22.6 117 23.2 12 18.2 418 23.6 368 24.1 35 20.1
Adequate 254 42.9 220 43.6 27 40.9 781 44.2 680 44.4 76 43.7
Intermediate 130 22.0 107 21.2 16 24.2 331 18.7 278 18.2 40 23.0
Inadequate 74 12.5 61 12.1 11 16.7 238 13.5 204 13.3 23 13.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 65 10.2 51 9.4 7 9.9 177 9.5 149 9.2 16 8.8
Low Birthweight Birth 37 5.8 29 5.3 3 4.2 86 4.6 71 4.4 6 3.3
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 634 100.0 546 100.0 63 100.0 1,905 100.0 1,655 100.0 175 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 70 11.0 63 11.5 6 9.5 209 11.0 176 10.6 26 14.9
20-24 178 28.1 153 28.0 21 33.3 521 27.3 452 27.3 53 30.3
25-29 168 26.5 141 25.8 18 28.6 517 27.1 448 27.1 46 26.3
30-34 140 22.1 120 22.0 12 19.0 371 19.5 322 19.5 31 17.7
35-39 58 9.1 52 9.5 4 6.3 215 11.3 194 11.7 13 7.4
40-44 17 2.7 15 2.7 1 1.6 63 3.3 56 3.4 4 2.3
45+ 3 0.5 2 0.4 1 1.6 7 0.4 5 0.3 2 1.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 10 1.6 8 1.5 2 3.2 44 2.3 34 2.1 9 5.1
Reported Smoking 104 16.4 80 14.7 21 33.3 345 18.2 277 16.8 57 32.6
Unwed 163 25.7 136 24.9 24 38.1 516 27.1 423 25.6 72 41.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 76 12.2 68 12.6 7 11.3 250 13.5 219 13.5 27 15.8
12 Years 275 44.3 230 42.8 40 64.5 827 44.6 700 43.2 100 58.5
12+ Years 270 43.5 240 44.6 15 24.2 778 41.9 700 43.2 44 25.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 583 92.0 497 91.0 62 98.4 1,768 92.8 1,523 92.0 172 98.3
Birthing Center 24 3.8 23 4.2 1 1.6 59 3.1 56 3.4 2 1.1
Home Birth 24 3.8 23 4.2 0 0.0 65 3.4 63 3.8 1 0.6
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 11 0.6 11 0.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 485 77.0 421 77.7 45 71.4 1,506 79.6 1,310 79.7 137 78.7
Vaginal after C-Section 13 2.1 12 2.2 1 1.6 38 2.0 33 2.0 3 1.7
Primary C-Section 85 13.5 72 13.3 11 17.5 220 11.6 189 11.5 24 13.8
Repeat C-Section 47 7.5 37 6.8 6 9.5 127 6.7 111 6.8 10 5.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 505 82.0 435 82.1 50 82.0 1,495 81.0 1,301 81.2 135 79.4
3rd Trimester 15 2.4 11 2.1 1 1.6 59 3.2 50 3.1 4 2.4
No Prenatal Care 6 1.0 6 1.1 0 0.0 24 1.3 22 1.4 2 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 149 24.5 135 25.8 9 14.8 450 24.5 397 24.9 39 22.7
Adequate 262 43.1 223 42.6 30 49.2 824 44.8 715 44.8 76 44.2
Intermediate 110 18.1 91 17.4 14 23.0 291 15.8 247 15.5 32 18.6
Inadequate 87 14.3 74 14.1 8 13.1 273 14.9 236 14.8 25 14.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 56 8.9 49 9.0 5 7.9 183 9.6 159 9.6 15 8.6
Low Birthweight Birth 23 3.7 19 3.5 2 3.2 88 4.7 79 4.8 4 2.3
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 596 100.0 528 100.0 47 100.0 1,929 100.0 1,678 100.0 174 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 64 10.7 54 10.2 7 14.9 206 10.7 165 9.8 33 19.0
20-24 162 27.2 145 27.5 12 25.5 529 27.4 458 27.3 52 29.9
25-29 164 27.5 150 28.4 10 21.3 531 27.5 466 27.8 44 25.3
30-34 103 17.3 88 16.7 10 21.3 361 18.7 318 19.0 28 16.1
35-39 78 13.1 69 13.1 6 12.8 228 11.8 203 12.1 13 7.5
40-44 25 4.2 22 4.2 2 4.3 64 3.3 59 3.5 3 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 0.4 7 0.4 1 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 3.2 16 3.0 2 4.3 49 2.6 35 2.1 13 7.5
Reported Smoking 109 18.4 96 18.3 12 25.5 381 19.8 306 18.3 61 35.1
Unwed 161 27.1 138 26.2 16 34.0 542 28.1 437 26.1 81 46.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 70 12.2 61 12.0 8 17.4 258 13.8 219 13.4 34 20.1
12 Years 249 43.2 220 43.1 20 43.5 843 45.0 718 43.9 92 54.4
12+ Years 257 44.6 229 44.9 18 39.1 771 41.2 697 42.7 43 25.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 555 93.1 488 92.4 46 97.9 1,806 93.6 1,561 93.0 172 98.9
Birthing Center 18 3.0 18 3.4 0 0.0 40 2.1 38 2.3 1 0.6
Home Birth 19 3.2 18 3.4 1 2.1 64 3.3 63 3.8 1 0.6
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.3 5 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 0.7 4 0.8 0 0.0 14 0.7 11 0.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 463 78.3 412 78.6 36 76.6 1,557 81.2 1,349 80.8 144 83.7
Vaginal after C-Section 6 1.0 4 0.8 1 2.1 49 2.6 43 2.6 4 2.3
Primary C-Section 78 13.2 67 12.8 8 17.0 192 10.0 168 10.1 17 9.9
Repeat C-Section 44 7.4 41 7.8 2 4.3 119 6.2 109 6.5 7 4.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 461 80.2 409 80.5 38 80.9 1,483 79.1 1,295 79.6 130 76.0
3rd Trimester 22 3.8 20 3.9 1 2.1 67 3.6 59 3.6 4 2.3
No Prenatal Care 5 0.9 5 1.0 0 0.0 29 1.5 27 1.6 2 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 135 23.8 116 23.1 14 29.8 471 25.0 412 25.2 44 25.7
Adequate 265 46.7 237 47.2 19 40.4 854 45.4 743 45.4 76 44.4
Intermediate 91 16.0 80 15.9 10 21.3 264 14.0 232 14.2 24 14.0
Inadequate 77 13.6 69 13.7 4 8.5 293 15.6 251 15.3 27 15.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 56 9.4 49 9.3 4 8.5 192 10.0 164 9.8 18 10.3
Low Birthweight Birth 26 4.4 23 4.4 1 2.1 103 5.4 88 5.3 8 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 675 100.0 581 100.0 65 100.0 1,986 100.0 1,725 100.0 184 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.2 1 0.1 1 0.5
15-19 75 11.1 59 10.2 13 20.0 227 11.4 186 10.8 36 19.6
20-24 181 26.8 154 26.5 20 30.8 541 27.2 468 27.1 57 31.0
25-29 185 27.4 157 27.0 18 27.7 536 27.0 465 27.0 47 25.5
30-34 128 19.0 114 19.6 9 13.8 392 19.7 347 20.1 27 14.7
35-39 79 11.7 73 12.6 3 4.6 223 11.2 198 11.5 13 7.1
40-44 21 3.1 19 3.3 1 1.5 52 2.6 49 2.8 2 1.1
45+ 4 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.5 11 0.6 10 0.6 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 2.2 10 1.7 5 7.7 41 2.1 27 1.6 13 7.1
Reported Smoking 132 19.6 101 17.4 24 36.9 407 20.5 316 18.4 73 39.7
Unwed 192 28.5 149 25.7 32 49.2 563 28.4 444 25.8 96 52.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 104 15.8 90 15.8 12 19.0 287 14.8 244 14.4 37 20.7
12 Years 303 46.0 250 43.8 40 63.5 875 45.1 744 44.0 104 58.1
12+ Years 251 38.1 231 40.5 11 17.5 777 40.1 703 41.6 38 21.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 630 93.3 538 92.6 64 98.5 1,881 94.7 1,626 94.3 183 99.5
Birthing Center 17 2.5 15 2.6 1 1.5 24 1.2 21 1.2 1 0.5
Home Birth 22 3.3 22 3.8 0 0.0 63 3.2 63 3.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 0.6 4 0.7 0 0.0 12 0.6 9 0.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 558 83.3 477 82.7 56 87.5 1,641 83.0 1,416 82.4 158 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 19 2.8 17 2.9 1 1.6 57 2.9 51 3.0 5 2.7
Primary C-Section 57 8.5 50 8.7 5 7.8 168 8.5 149 8.7 12 6.6
Repeat C-Section 36 5.4 33 5.7 2 3.1 112 5.7 103 6.0 7 3.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 529 80.8 457 81.0 47 75.8 1,516 78.2 1,325 78.8 131 72.8
3rd Trimester 22 3.4 19 3.4 2 3.2 64 3.3 57 3.4 4 2.2
No Prenatal Care 13 2.0 11 1.9 2 3.1 30 1.5 28 1.6 2 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 166 25.1 146 25.6 16 25.0 500 25.5 438 25.7 44 24.4
Adequate 297 44.9 255 44.7 27 42.2 885 45.2 768 45.1 83 46.1
Intermediate 90 13.6 76 13.3 8 12.5 257 13.1 226 13.3 21 11.7
Inadequate 109 16.5 93 16.3 13 20.3 315 16.1 270 15.9 32 17.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 71 10.6 61 10.6 6 9.2 199 10.1 165 9.6 25 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 39 5.9 37 6.5 1 1.6 110 5.6 94 5.5 8 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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 658 100.0 569 100.0 62 100.0 1,997 100.0 1,758 100.0 175 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.2 2 0.1 1 0.6
15-19 67 10.2 52 9.1 13 21.0 234 11.7 196 11.1 34 19.4
20-24 186 28.3 159 27.9 20 32.3 529 26.5 472 26.8 48 27.4
25-29 182 27.7 159 27.9 16 25.8 540 27.0 466 26.5 54 30.9
30-34 130 19.8 116 20.4 9 14.5 401 20.1 361 20.5 24 13.7
35-39 71 10.8 61 10.7 4 6.5 227 11.4 202 11.5 13 7.4
40-44 18 2.7 18 3.2 0 0.0 54 2.7 52 3.0 1 0.6
45+ 4 0.6 4 0.7 0 0.0 8 0.4 7 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 2.3 9 1.6 6 9.7 44 2.2 31 1.8 11 6.3
Reported Smoking 140 21.3 109 19.2 25 40.3 406 20.4 320 18.2 70 40.0
Unwed 189 28.8 150 26.4 33 53.2 550 27.6 448 25.5 85 48.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 84 13.2 68 12.3 14 23.3 279 14.3 240 13.9 31 18.0
12 Years 291 45.6 248 44.8 32 53.3 868 44.4 745 43.2 105 61.0
12+ Years 263 41.2 237 42.9 14 23.3 810 41.4 739 42.9 36 20.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 621 94.4 535 94.0 62 100.0 1,903 95.3 1,670 95.0 175 100.0
Birthing Center 5 0.8 5 0.9 0 0.0 10 0.5 9 0.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 23 3.5 23 4.0 0 0.0 69 3.5 69 3.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 3 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 5 0.3 4 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 0.9 3 0.5 0 0.0 10 0.5 6 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 536 81.7 460 81.0 52 85.2 1,621 81.4 1,416 80.7 151 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 24 3.7 22 3.9 2 3.3 62 3.1 56 3.2 6 3.4
Primary C-Section 57 8.7 51 9.0 4 6.6 187 9.4 168 9.6 11 6.3
Repeat C-Section 39 5.9 35 6.2 3 4.9 122 6.1 114 6.5 6 3.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 493 76.6 429 77.3 45 72.6 1,494 76.3 1,327 77.2 122 70.1
3rd Trimester 23 3.6 20 3.6 1 1.6 73 3.7 64 3.7 7 4.0
No Prenatal Care 11 1.7 11 1.9 0 0.0 26 1.3 26 1.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 170 26.1 150 26.5 14 23.3 504 25.5 447 25.7 40 23.3
Adequate 292 44.8 251 44.3 30 50.0 913 46.3 801 46.1 85 49.4
Intermediate 83 12.7 76 13.4 6 10.0 241 12.2 220 12.7 15 8.7
Inadequate 107 16.4 89 15.7 10 16.7 315 16.0 271 15.6 32 18.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 65 9.9 54 9.5 8 12.9 182 9.1 154 8.8 21 12.0
Low Birthweight Birth 38 5.8 28 4.9 6 9.7 105 5.3 87 5.0 9 5.1
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 Kenai Peninsula1

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 653 100.0 575 100.0 57 100.0 2,015 100.0 1,802 100.0 163 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.8 5 0.2 3 0.2 1 0.6
15-19 85 13.0 75 13.0 10 17.5 245 12.2 211 11.7 32 19.6
20-24 174 26.6 155 27.0 17 29.8 532 26.4 481 26.7 42 25.8
25-29 169 25.9 149 25.9 13 22.8 537 26.7 471 26.1 51 31.3
30-34 134 20.5 117 20.3 9 15.8 405 20.1 370 20.5 21 12.9
35-39 73 11.2 64 11.1 6 10.5 235 11.7 214 11.9 15 9.2
40-44 13 2.0 12 2.1 1 1.8 51 2.5 48 2.7 1 0.6
45+ 3 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 5 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 1.7 8 1.4 2 3.5 48 2.4 37 2.1 9 5.5
Reported Smoking 135 20.7 106 18.5 24 42.1 404 20.1 322 17.9 70 42.9
Unwed 182 27.9 145 25.3 31 54.4 540 26.8 451 25.0 74 45.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 99 15.4 86 15.2 11 19.6 296 15.0 264 15.0 25 15.6
12 Years 281 43.7 246 43.4 32 57.1 825 41.9 713 40.5 99 61.9
12+ Years 263 40.9 235 41.4 13 23.2 846 43.0 784 44.5 36 22.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 630 96.5 553 96.2 57 100.0 1,916 95.1 1,706 94.7 163 100.0
Birthing Center 2 0.3 1 0.2 0 0.0 8 0.4 7 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 18 2.8 18 3.1 0 0.0 81 4.0 81 4.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 8 0.4 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 547 83.9 479 83.4 50 87.7 1,630 81.0 1,453 80.8 138 84.7
Vaginal after C-Section 14 2.1 12 2.1 2 3.5 51 2.5 46 2.6 5 3.1
Primary C-Section 54 8.3 48 8.4 3 5.3 209 10.4 184 10.2 16 9.8
Repeat C-Section 37 5.7 35 6.1 2 3.5 122 6.1 116 6.4 4 2.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 494 77.3 439 78.1 39 69.6 1,455 73.7 1,310 74.2 113 70.2
3rd Trimester 19 3.0 18 3.2 1 1.8 77 3.9 71 4.0 6 3.7
No Prenatal Care 6 0.9 6 1.1 0 0.0 23 1.2 23 1.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 164 25.5 142 25.1 14 25.0 491 24.7 435 24.5 42 26.1
Adequate 296 46.0 262 46.3 26 46.4 902 45.4 809 45.6 74 46.0
Intermediate 84 13.1 74 13.1 7 12.5 243 12.2 220 12.4 16 9.9
Inadequate 99 15.4 88 15.5 9 16.1 349 17.6 312 17.6 29 18.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 63 9.7 50 8.7 11 19.3 175 8.7 150 8.4 20 12.3
Low Birthweight Birth 33 5.1 29 5.1 1 1.8 102 5.1 87 4.8 10 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 Kenai Peninsula1

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 686 100.0 614 100.0 56 100.0 2,062 100.0 1,858 100.0 156 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
15-19 82 12.0 69 11.2 11 19.6 235 11.4 204 11.0 28 17.9
20-24 169 24.6 158 25.7 11 19.6 565 27.4 517 27.8 39 25.0
25-29 189 27.6 158 25.7 25 44.6 550 26.7 481 25.9 54 34.6
30-34 137 20.0 128 20.8 6 10.7 398 19.3 365 19.6 19 12.2
35-39 83 12.1 77 12.5 3 5.4 264 12.8 244 13.1 16 10.3
40-44 23 3.4 22 3.6 0 0.0 45 2.2 43 2.3 0 0.0
45+ 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 2.6 14 2.3 3 5.4 67 3.3 54 2.9 11 7.1
Reported Smoking 131 19.2 105 17.1 21 37.5 417 20.3 341 18.4 68 43.6
Unwed 179 26.1 153 24.9 21 37.5 543 26.3 467 25.1 64 41.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 96 14.2 86 14.2 6 10.7 332 16.5 298 16.4 27 17.6
12 Years 296 43.8 251 41.6 41 73.2 816 40.6 705 38.9 94 61.4
12+ Years 284 42.0 267 44.2 9 16.1 864 42.9 811 44.7 32 20.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 652 95.0 582 94.8 56 100.0 1,954 94.8 1,752 94.3 156 100.0
Birthing Center 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 28 4.1 28 4.6 0 0.0 92 4.5 92 5.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 1 0.2 0 0.0 7 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 538 78.7 477 77.9 49 87.5 1,620 78.7 1,453 78.4 130 83.3
Vaginal after C-Section 24 3.5 22 3.6 2 3.6 62 3.0 57 3.1 4 2.6
Primary C-Section 76 11.1 69 11.3 4 7.1 244 11.9 218 11.8 19 12.2
Repeat C-Section 46 6.7 44 7.2 1 1.8 132 6.4 126 6.8 3 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 507 75.2 459 76.1 38 67.9 1,470 72.8 1,331 73.1 108 70.1
3rd Trimester 31 4.6 26 4.3 5 8.9 74 3.7 69 3.8 5 3.2
No Prenatal Care 9 1.3 9 1.5 0 0.0 24 1.2 24 1.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 170 25.1 155 25.5 12 21.4 509 25.2 465 25.5 33 21.6
Adequate 325 47.9 288 47.4 29 51.8 922 45.6 830 45.6 72 47.1
Intermediate 74 10.9 70 11.5 2 3.6 231 11.4 208 11.4 17 11.1
Inadequate 109 16.1 94 15.5 13 23.2 359 17.8 319 17.5 31 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 54 7.9 50 8.2 2 3.6 170 8.3 149 8.1 16 10.3
Low Birthweight Birth 34 5.0 30 4.9 2 3.6 112 5.5 96 5.2 12 7.7
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 Kenai Peninsula1

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 676 100.0 613 100.0 50 100.0 2,031 100.0 1,845 100.0 146 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 78 11.5 67 10.9 11 22.0 223 11.0 195 10.6 27 18.5
20-24 189 28.0 168 27.4 14 28.0 582 28.7 527 28.6 43 29.5
25-29 179 26.5 164 26.8 13 26.0 536 26.4 486 26.3 41 28.1
30-34 134 19.8 125 20.4 6 12.0 415 20.4 379 20.5 21 14.4
35-39 79 11.7 73 11.9 6 12.0 234 11.5 218 11.8 14 9.6
40-44 15 2.2 14 2.3 0 0.0 39 1.9 38 2.1 0 0.0
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 2.8 15 2.5 4 8.0 75 3.7 63 3.4 10 6.8
Reported Smoking 138 20.5 111 18.1 25 50.0 431 21.3 359 19.5 68 46.6
Unwed 179 26.5 153 25.0 22 44.0 513 25.3 444 24.1 61 41.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 101 15.6 92 15.6 8 16.7 351 17.8 314 17.5 33 23.1
12 Years 248 38.3 216 36.6 26 54.2 767 38.9 674 37.6 76 53.1
12+ Years 299 46.1 282 47.8 14 29.2 853 43.3 804 44.9 34 23.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 634 93.8 571 93.1 50 100.0 1,905 93.8 1,724 93.4 141 96.6
Birthing Center 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 35 5.2 35 5.7 0 0.0 107 5.3 103 5.6 4 2.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.2 3 0.2 1 0.7
Outside Alaska 4 0.6 4 0.7 0 0.0 11 0.5 11 0.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 545 80.6 497 81.1 39 78.0 1,585 79.0 1,435 78.8 120 83.3
Vaginal after C-Section 13 1.9 12 2.0 1 2.0 68 3.4 63 3.5 4 2.8
Primary C-Section 79 11.7 67 10.9 9 18.0 233 11.6 209 11.5 17 11.8
Repeat C-Section 39 5.8 37 6.0 1 2.0 120 6.0 115 6.3 3 2.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 454 68.6 412 68.6 36 73.5 1,423 71.2 1,293 71.2 104 72.2
3rd Trimester 27 4.1 27 4.5 0 0.0 54 2.7 54 3.0 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 8 1.2 8 1.3 0 0.0 26 1.3 25 1.4 1 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 157 23.6 138 22.9 16 32.7 527 26.5 486 26.9 32 22.4
Adequate 281 42.3 259 43.0 19 38.8 879 44.2 800 44.2 63 44.1
Intermediate 85 12.8 76 12.6 7 14.3 237 11.9 208 11.5 24 16.8
Inadequate 141 21.2 130 21.6 7 14.3 347 17.4 314 17.4 24 16.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 58 8.6 50 8.2 7 14.0 166 8.2 141 7.7 21 14.4
Low Birthweight Birth 35 5.2 28 4.6 7 14.0 103 5.1 90 4.9 11 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 Kenai Peninsula1

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 700 100.0 631 100.0 50 100.0 2,099 100.0 1,898 100.0 159 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6
15-19 75 10.7 68 10.8 6 12.0 222 10.6 196 10.3 24 15.1
20-24 207 29.6 191 30.3 14 28.0 597 28.4 539 28.4 50 31.4
25-29 182 26.0 159 25.2 16 32.0 551 26.3 493 26.0 44 27.7
30-34 127 18.1 112 17.7 7 14.0 452 21.5 413 21.8 26 16.4
35-39 102 14.6 94 14.9 7 14.0 232 11.1 214 11.3 13 8.2
40-44 7 1.0 7 1.1 0 0.0 44 2.1 43 2.3 1 0.6
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 30 4.3 25 4.0 4 8.0 90 4.3 81 4.3 7 4.4
Reported Smoking 148 21.2 125 19.9 22 44.0 449 21.5 376 19.9 70 44.0
Unwed 185 26.4 161 25.5 21 42.0 523 25.0 448 23.6 67 42.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 135 19.6 120 19.4 13 26.5 379 18.5 336 18.1 39 25.2
12 Years 272 39.5 238 38.4 27 55.1 805 39.3 708 38.2 82 52.9
12+ Years 281 40.8 262 42.3 9 18.4 866 42.2 811 43.7 34 21.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 668 95.4 599 94.9 50 100.0 1,975 94.1 1,780 93.8 153 96.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Home Birth 29 4.1 29 4.6 0 0.0 105 5.0 100 5.3 5 3.1
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 6 0.3 5 0.3 1 0.6
Outside Alaska 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 12 0.6 12 0.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 537 76.9 479 76.2 42 84.0 1,589 77.7 1,429 77.3 129 82.7
Vaginal after C-Section 25 3.6 23 3.7 1 2.0 80 3.9 72 3.9 7 4.5
Primary C-Section 89 12.8 82 13.0 6 12.0 249 12.2 232 12.5 12 7.7
Repeat C-Section 47 6.7 45 7.2 1 2.0 127 6.2 116 6.3 8 5.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 509 74.4 460 74.7 34 69.4 1,561 75.1 1,408 74.9 122 77.2
3rd Trimester 16 2.3 16 2.6 0 0.0 43 2.1 42 2.2 1 0.6
No Prenatal Care 7 1.0 7 1.1 0 0.0 32 1.5 30 1.6 2 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 182 26.8 172 28.1 5 10.4 536 26.0 503 27.0 26 16.6
Adequate 316 46.5 283 46.2 24 50.0 958 46.4 854 45.8 79 50.3
Intermediate 72 10.6 62 10.1 8 16.7 257 12.5 223 12.0 31 19.7
Inadequate 109 16.1 95 15.5 11 22.9 313 15.2 285 15.3 21 13.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 58 8.3 49 7.8 7 14.0 152 7.3 132 7.0 17 10.7
Low Birthweight Birth 43 6.1 38 6.0 3 6.0 86 4.1 79 4.2 5 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 655 100.0 601 100.0 46 100.0 2,200 100.0 1,978 100.0 183 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.5
15-19 70 10.7 60 10.0 10 21.7 240 10.9 212 10.7 27 14.8
20-24 186 28.4 168 28.0 15 32.6 604 27.5 532 26.9 63 34.4
25-29 175 26.7 163 27.1 12 26.1 582 26.5 528 26.7 45 24.6
30-34 154 23.5 142 23.6 8 17.4 483 22.0 438 22.1 31 16.9
35-39 53 8.1 51 8.5 1 2.2 228 10.4 210 10.6 12 6.6
40-44 17 2.6 17 2.8 0 0.0 59 2.7 55 2.8 4 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 26 4.0 23 3.9 2 4.3 101 4.6 85 4.3 14 7.7
Reported Smoking 145 22.3 123 20.6 21 45.7 470 21.5 385 19.6 81 44.3
Unwed 149 22.7 130 21.6 18 39.1 509 23.2 433 21.9 70 38.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 115 18.1 102 17.5 12 26.1 389 18.1 336 17.4 50 27.9
12 Years 247 38.9 220 37.8 23 50.0 849 39.6 747 38.7 89 49.7
12+ Years 273 43.0 260 44.7 11 23.9 908 42.3 848 43.9 40 22.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 603 92.1 554 92.2 41 89.1 2,053 93.3 1,839 93.0 175 95.6
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 43 6.6 39 6.5 4 8.7 120 5.5 114 5.8 6 3.3
Other Facility 2 0.3 1 0.2 1 2.2 9 0.4 7 0.4 2 1.1
Outside Alaska 6 0.9 6 1.0 0 0.0 15 0.7 15 0.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 503 79.6 459 79.1 39 88.6 1,666 78.4 1,495 78.3 144 80.9
Vaginal after C-Section 30 4.7 28 4.8 2 4.5 73 3.4 64 3.4 9 5.1
Primary C-Section 65 10.3 60 10.3 2 4.5 248 11.7 230 12.0 12 6.7
Repeat C-Section 34 5.4 33 5.7 1 2.3 138 6.5 121 6.3 13 7.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 460 70.6 421 70.4 34 73.9 1,660 75.9 1,491 75.8 144 79.1
3rd Trimester 11 1.7 11 1.8 0 0.0 55 2.5 51 2.6 4 2.2
No Prenatal Care 11 1.7 10 1.7 1 2.2 47 2.2 45 2.3 2 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 188 29.1 176 29.7 11 23.9 552 25.4 510 26.2 35 19.3
Adequate 282 43.6 258 43.5 20 43.5 967 44.6 860 44.1 85 47.0
Intermediate 80 12.4 70 11.8 9 19.6 314 14.5 273 14.0 38 21.0
Inadequate 97 15.0 89 15.0 6 13.0 336 15.5 307 15.7 23 12.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 50 7.7 42 7.0 7 15.2 160 7.3 140 7.1 18 9.8
Low Birthweight Birth 25 3.8 24 4.0 1 2.2 74 3.4 68 3.4 5 2.7
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Kenai Peninsula1

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 744 100.0 666 100.0 63 100.0 2,296 100.0 2,050 100.0 208 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 1.6 4 0.2 3 0.1 1 0.5
15-19 77 10.3 68 10.2 8 12.7 246 10.7 217 10.6 27 13.0
20-24 204 27.4 180 27.0 21 33.3 620 27.0 541 26.4 71 34.1
25-29 194 26.1 171 25.7 16 25.4 612 26.7 548 26.7 54 26.0
30-34 171 23.0 159 23.9 11 17.5 492 21.4 445 21.7 36 17.3
35-39 77 10.3 69 10.4 5 7.9 258 11.2 238 11.6 15 7.2
40-44 20 2.7 19 2.9 1 1.6 61 2.7 55 2.7 4 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 34 4.6 33 5.0 1 1.6 118 5.2 98 4.8 18 8.7
Reported Smoking 156 21.1 128 19.3 27 42.9 481 21.0 385 18.9 91 43.8
Unwed 189 25.5 157 23.7 28 44.4 502 21.9 420 20.5 75 36.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 129 17.7 114 17.5 14 23.3 420 18.6 358 17.7 59 28.9
12 Years 286 39.3 250 38.3 32 53.3 900 39.9 788 39.1 101 49.5
12+ Years 312 42.9 289 44.3 14 23.3 936 41.5 871 43.2 44 21.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 704 94.6 627 94.1 62 98.4 2,142 93.3 1,900 92.7 204 98.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Home Birth 33 4.4 32 4.8 1 1.6 124 5.4 122 6.0 2 1.0
Other Facility 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 8 0.3 7 0.3 1 0.5
Outside Alaska 5 0.7 5 0.8 0 0.0 19 0.8 18 0.9 1 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 549 76.8 491 76.7 48 77.4 1,736 78.1 1,550 78.1 160 79.2
Vaginal after C-Section 25 3.5 21 3.3 4 6.5 69 3.1 60 3.0 9 4.5
Primary C-Section 95 13.3 90 14.1 4 6.5 268 12.1 248 12.5 16 7.9
Repeat C-Section 46 6.4 38 5.9 6 9.7 149 6.7 127 6.4 17 8.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 592 79.7 527 79.2 54 85.7 1,749 77.2 1,560 77.2 163 78.7
3rd Trimester 16 2.2 15 2.3 1 1.6 64 2.8 57 2.8 7 3.4
No Prenatal Care 14 1.9 13 2.0 1 1.6 47 2.1 46 2.3 1 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 166 22.5 155 23.5 10 15.9 530 23.6 478 23.9 45 22.0
Adequate 360 48.8 313 47.4 35 55.6 1,036 46.1 917 45.8 96 46.8
Intermediate 105 14.2 91 13.8 14 22.2 333 14.8 291 14.5 39 19.0
Inadequate 107 14.5 101 15.3 4 6.3 347 15.4 318 15.9 25 12.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 44 5.9 41 6.2 3 4.8 176 7.7 158 7.8 17 8.2
Low Birthweight Birth 18 2.4 17 2.6 1 1.6 79 3.4 73 3.6 5 2.4

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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15