Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 194 100.0 120 100.0 53 100.0 583 100.0 363 100.0 161 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
15-19 15 7.7 10 8.3 5 9.4 44 7.5 22 6.1 18 11.2
20-24 55 28.4 31 25.8 17 32.1 162 27.8 95 26.2 50 31.1
25-29 73 37.6 48 40.0 18 34.0 205 35.2 136 37.5 46 28.6
30-34 29 14.9 17 14.2 8 15.1 104 17.8 67 18.5 29 18.0
35-39 12 6.2 8 6.7 4 7.5 48 8.2 30 8.3 15 9.3
40-44 8 4.1 4 3.3 1 1.9 17 2.9 11 3.0 2 1.2
45+ 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 0.3 1 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 2.2 2 1.8 2 3.8 10 1.8 8 2.3 2 1.3
Reported Smoking 32 16.5 18 15.0 13 24.5 106 18.2 67 18.5 37 23.0
Unwed 90 46.4 47 39.2 33 62.3 251 43.1 126 34.7 98 60.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 31 16.6 14 12.0 14 27.5 89 15.8 44 12.3 36 23.5
12 Years 75 40.1 48 41.0 20 39.2 218 38.7 125 34.8 70 45.8
12+ Years 81 43.3 55 47.0 17 33.3 257 45.6 190 52.9 47 30.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 178 91.8 107 89.2 51 96.2 532 91.3 328 90.4 148 91.9
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.6
Home Birth 3 1.5 2 1.7 1 1.9 22 3.8 15 4.1 7 4.3
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 0.3 1 0.6
Outside Alaska 13 6.7 11 9.2 1 1.9 26 4.5 19 5.2 4 2.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 139 75.5 83 74.1 40 78.4 439 77.7 270 76.5 121 77.6
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.1 2 1.8 0 0.0 5 0.9 4 1.1 1 0.6
Primary C-Section 22 12.0 14 12.5 6 11.8 65 11.5 47 13.3 15 9.6
Repeat C-Section 21 11.4 13 11.6 5 9.8 56 9.9 32 9.1 19 12.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 171 90.5 109 94.0 45 84.9 496 86.3 318 89.1 133 82.6
3rd Trimester 6 3.2 1 0.9 3 5.7 12 2.1 4 1.1 5 3.1
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+ 18 9.6 13 11.3 4 7.7 112 19.6 68 19.2 35 21.9
Adequate 76 40.6 46 40.0 20 38.5 267 46.8 170 48.0 69 43.1
Intermediate 73 39.0 47 40.9 20 38.5 142 24.9 89 25.1 40 25.0
Inadequate 20 10.7 9 7.8 8 15.4 50 8.8 27 7.6 16 10.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 9.3 13 10.8 3 5.7 42 7.2 25 6.9 11 6.8
Low Birthweight Birth 10 5.2 7 5.8 1 1.9 27 4.6 21 5.8 4 2.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 190 100.0 112 100.0 57 100.0 565 100.0 363 100.0 147 100.0
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 17 8.9 6 5.4 7 12.3 45 8.0 21 5.8 18 12.2
20-24 64 33.7 41 36.6 19 33.3 155 27.4 96 26.4 46 31.3
25-29 58 30.5 35 31.3 14 24.6 186 32.9 127 35.0 38 25.9
30-34 32 16.8 17 15.2 13 22.8 111 19.6 77 21.2 28 19.0
35-39 15 7.9 9 8.0 4 7.0 56 9.9 33 9.1 15 10.2
40-44 4 2.1 4 3.6 0 0.0 11 1.9 9 2.5 1 0.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.7
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 2.2 4 3.7 0 0.0 7 1.3 7 2.0 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 34 18.0 25 22.3 9 15.8 107 19.0 65 17.9 38 25.9
Unwed 87 46.0 42 37.5 34 59.6 236 41.8 123 33.9 89 60.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 35 18.6 17 15.2 14 25.0 78 14.2 42 11.7 29 20.9
12 Years 74 39.4 39 34.8 26 46.4 212 38.7 117 32.6 69 49.6
12+ Years 79 42.0 56 50.0 16 28.6 258 47.1 200 55.7 41 29.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 175 92.1 103 92.0 53 93.0 503 89.0 322 88.7 129 87.8
Birthing Center 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 1.8 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.7
Home Birth 7 3.7 5 4.5 2 3.5 31 5.5 20 5.5 10 6.8
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 1.8 4 0.7 3 0.8 1 0.7
Outside Alaska 6 3.2 4 3.6 0 0.0 25 4.4 17 4.7 6 4.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 143 77.7 85 76.6 42 76.4 434 77.9 278 77.0 113 78.5
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.6 2 1.8 1 1.8 4 0.7 3 0.8 1 0.7
Primary C-Section 18 9.8 15 13.5 2 3.6 69 12.4 50 13.9 14 9.7
Repeat C-Section 20 10.9 9 8.1 10 18.2 50 9.0 30 8.3 16 11.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 161 85.6 97 87.4 48 84.2 472 84.6 313 86.7 116 81.1
3rd Trimester 5 2.7 2 1.8 2 3.5 9 1.6 5 1.4 3 2.1
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+ 34 18.3 21 19.3 10 17.5 159 28.7 98 27.5 46 32.2
Adequate 85 45.7 50 45.9 26 45.6 277 50.0 187 52.4 65 45.5
Intermediate 50 26.9 27 24.8 16 28.1 76 13.7 47 13.2 20 14.0
Inadequate 17 9.1 11 10.1 5 8.8 42 7.6 25 7.0 12 8.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 4.3 3 2.7 2 3.5 38 6.8 18 5.0 14 9.5
Low Birthweight Birth 7 3.7 6 5.4 1 1.8 26 4.6 18 5.0 7 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 Ketchikan Gateway1

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 199 100.0 131 100.0 51 100.0 566 100.0 375 100.0 137 100.0
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 12 6.0 6 4.6 6 11.8 47 8.3 26 6.9 18 13.1
20-24 43 21.6 23 17.6 14 27.5 148 26.1 92 24.5 40 29.2
25-29 74 37.2 53 40.5 14 27.5 185 32.7 130 34.7 37 27.0
30-34 43 21.6 33 25.2 8 15.7 114 20.1 82 21.9 26 19.0
35-39 21 10.6 13 9.9 7 13.7 62 11.0 39 10.4 14 10.2
40-44 5 2.5 3 2.3 1 2.0 9 1.6 6 1.6 1 0.7
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 2.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.7
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.0 2 1.6 0 0.0 4 0.8 4 1.1 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 40 20.1 24 18.3 15 29.4 118 20.9 73 19.5 38 27.7
Unwed 74 37.2 37 28.2 31 60.8 237 41.9 130 34.7 84 61.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 23 12.2 13 10.0 8 17.4 62 11.5 36 9.9 23 18.3
12 Years 69 36.5 38 29.2 24 52.2 221 40.9 131 35.9 62 49.2
12+ Years 97 51.3 79 60.8 14 30.4 257 47.6 198 54.2 41 32.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 179 89.9 118 90.1 44 86.3 477 84.3 316 84.3 113 82.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 0.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 12 6.0 8 6.1 4 7.8 50 8.8 32 8.5 15 10.9
Other Facility 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.5 3 0.8 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 3.5 4 3.1 3 5.9 33 5.8 22 5.9 9 6.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 157 79.7 102 78.5 39 78.0 428 76.0 284 75.9 103 75.7
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 25 12.7 18 13.8 7 14.0 86 15.3 57 15.2 22 16.2
Repeat C-Section 15 7.6 10 7.7 4 8.0 48 8.5 32 8.6 11 8.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 164 82.8 112 86.2 40 78.4 468 84.9 321 87.2 106 80.3
3rd Trimester 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0 6 1.1 4 1.1 2 1.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 60 30.3 34 26.2 21 41.2 203 37.0 126 34.4 56 42.4
Adequate 106 53.5 74 56.9 23 45.1 276 50.3 194 53.0 59 44.7
Intermediate 19 9.6 15 11.5 4 7.8 29 5.3 21 5.7 5 3.8
Inadequate 13 6.6 7 5.4 3 5.9 41 7.5 25 6.8 12 9.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 8.1 9 6.9 6 11.8 47 8.4 26 7.0 16 11.7
Low Birthweight Birth 10 5.0 8 6.1 2 3.9 36 6.4 24 6.5 9 6.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 176 100.0 120 100.0 39 100.0 549 100.0 380 100.0 112 100.0
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 16 9.1 9 7.5 5 12.8 54 9.8 33 8.7 17 15.2
20-24 48 27.3 32 26.7 13 33.3 154 28.1 107 28.2 33 29.5
25-29 54 30.7 39 32.5 10 25.6 159 29.0 114 30.0 30 26.8
30-34 36 20.5 27 22.5 7 17.9 117 21.3 80 21.1 25 22.3
35-39 20 11.4 11 9.2 4 10.3 60 10.9 42 11.1 7 6.3
40-44 2 1.1 2 1.7 0 0.0 5 0.9 4 1.1 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 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 3 0.6 2 0.6 1 1.0
Reported Smoking 33 18.8 16 13.3 14 35.9 112 20.5 75 19.8 29 25.9
Unwed 75 42.6 44 36.7 24 61.5 233 42.4 139 36.6 69 61.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 20 11.7 12 10.3 7 18.9 59 11.3 33 9.1 21 20.0
12 Years 69 40.4 40 34.2 19 51.4 223 42.6 142 39.1 50 47.6
12+ Years 82 48.0 65 55.6 11 29.7 242 46.2 188 51.8 34 32.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 149 84.7 101 84.2 32 82.1 446 81.2 307 80.8 91 81.3
Birthing Center 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 20 3.6 15 3.9 4 3.6
Home Birth 12 6.8 7 5.8 4 10.3 49 8.9 35 9.2 11 9.8
Other Facility 2 1.1 2 1.7 0 0.0 3 0.5 3 0.8 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 12 6.8 9 7.5 3 7.7 31 5.6 20 5.3 6 5.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 134 76.1 91 75.8 32 82.1 412 75.2 285 75.0 87 77.7
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 26 14.8 17 14.2 5 12.8 89 16.2 62 16.3 16 14.3
Repeat C-Section 15 8.5 11 9.2 2 5.1 46 8.4 32 8.4 9 8.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 147 85.5 104 86.7 28 80.0 458 86.1 326 87.9 86 80.4
3rd Trimester 3 1.7 2 1.7 1 2.9 7 1.3 4 1.1 3 2.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 65 38.2 43 36.4 15 42.9 216 41.1 147 40.2 43 40.2
Adequate 86 50.6 63 53.4 16 45.7 251 47.7 180 49.2 49 45.8
Intermediate 7 4.1 5 4.2 0 0.0 22 4.2 17 4.6 2 1.9
Inadequate 12 7.1 7 5.9 4 11.4 37 7.0 22 6.0 13 12.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 8.0 6 5.0 6 15.4 49 9.0 30 7.9 11 9.9
Low Birthweight Birth 9 5.1 4 3.4 4 10.3 37 6.8 23 6.1 9 8.0
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 Ketchikan Gateway1

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 191 100.0 124 100.0 47 100.0 551 100.0 383 100.0 117 100.0
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 19 9.9 11 8.9 7 14.9 56 10.2 32 8.4 20 17.1
20-24 57 29.8 37 29.8 13 27.7 165 29.9 109 28.5 41 35.0
25-29 57 29.8 38 30.6 13 27.7 143 26.0 101 26.4 27 23.1
30-34 35 18.3 22 17.7 11 23.4 125 22.7 91 23.8 24 20.5
35-39 21 11.0 15 12.1 3 6.4 54 9.8 43 11.2 5 4.3
40-44 2 1.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 7 1.3 6 1.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.9
Reported Smoking 45 23.8 33 26.8 9 19.1 121 22.0 84 22.0 30 25.6
Unwed 88 46.1 49 39.5 29 61.7 223 40.5 129 33.7 71 60.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 19 10.6 11 9.3 8 18.6 69 13.1 36 9.9 25 22.5
12 Years 83 46.1 53 44.9 19 44.2 220 41.9 139 38.2 54 48.6
12+ Years 78 43.3 54 45.8 16 37.2 236 45.0 189 51.9 32 28.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 149 78.0 97 78.2 37 78.7 445 80.8 309 80.7 95 81.2
Birthing Center 2 1.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 19 3.4 14 3.7 4 3.4
Home Birth 26 13.6 17 13.7 7 14.9 60 10.9 43 11.2 13 11.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.9
Outside Alaska 14 7.3 9 7.3 3 6.4 25 4.5 16 4.2 4 3.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 137 72.1 91 73.4 32 68.1 413 75.1 285 74.4 89 76.1
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 35 18.4 22 17.7 10 21.3 85 15.5 60 15.7 17 14.5
Repeat C-Section 18 9.5 11 8.9 5 10.6 52 9.5 38 9.9 11 9.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 157 86.7 105 89.0 38 82.6 462 86.8 333 89.5 89 78.8
3rd Trimester 2 1.1 1 0.8 1 2.2 9 1.7 3 0.8 6 5.3
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 4 0.8 2 0.5 2 1.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 78 43.1 49 41.5 20 43.5 233 44.4 164 44.9 45 39.5
Adequate 84 46.4 57 48.3 20 43.5 238 45.3 170 46.6 48 42.1
Intermediate 3 1.7 1 0.8 1 2.2 18 3.4 14 3.8 3 2.6
Inadequate 16 8.8 11 9.3 5 10.9 36 6.9 17 4.7 18 15.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 17 9.0 11 9.0 4 8.5 52 9.5 35 9.2 11 9.5
Low Birthweight Birth 17 9.0 12 9.8 3 6.4 39 7.1 27 7.1 8 6.9
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 Ketchikan Gateway1

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 182 100.0 136 100.0 26 100.0 541 100.0 373 100.0 115 100.0
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 19 10.4 13 9.6 5 19.2 51 9.4 27 7.2 20 17.4
20-24 49 26.9 38 27.9 7 26.9 170 31.4 113 30.3 42 36.5
25-29 48 26.4 37 27.2 7 26.9 136 25.1 94 25.2 27 23.5
30-34 46 25.3 31 22.8 7 26.9 129 23.8 95 25.5 21 18.3
35-39 19 10.4 16 11.8 0 0.0 48 8.9 37 9.9 5 4.3
40-44 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 6 1.1 6 1.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 3.8 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.9
Reported Smoking 34 18.7 26 19.1 6 23.1 120 22.2 81 21.7 33 28.7
Unwed 70 38.5 46 33.8 16 61.5 200 37.0 118 31.6 66 57.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 20 11.6 10 7.8 6 24.0 71 13.9 35 9.8 27 25.0
12 Years 71 41.0 49 38.3 12 48.0 211 41.3 134 37.6 54 50.0
12+ Years 82 47.4 69 53.9 7 28.0 229 44.8 187 52.5 27 25.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 148 81.3 109 80.1 22 84.6 466 86.1 317 85.0 102 88.7
Birthing Center 17 9.3 13 9.6 4 15.4 17 3.1 13 3.5 4 3.5
Home Birth 11 6.0 11 8.1 0 0.0 42 7.8 32 8.6 7 6.1
Other Facility 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.9
Outside Alaska 5 2.7 2 1.5 0 0.0 14 2.6 10 2.7 1 0.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 141 77.5 103 75.7 23 88.5 411 76.0 276 74.0 94 81.7
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 28 15.4 23 16.9 1 3.8 78 14.4 57 15.3 13 11.3
Repeat C-Section 13 7.1 10 7.4 2 7.7 52 9.6 40 10.7 8 7.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 154 86.0 117 88.0 20 76.9 452 85.8 326 89.1 83 76.1
3rd Trimester 2 1.1 1 0.8 1 3.8 11 2.1 5 1.4 6 5.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.6 1 0.3 2 1.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 73 41.7 55 42.3 8 30.8 227 43.9 164 45.9 42 38.5
Adequate 81 46.3 60 46.2 13 50.0 232 44.9 162 45.4 44 40.4
Intermediate 12 6.9 11 8.5 1 3.8 24 4.6 18 5.0 6 5.5
Inadequate 9 5.1 4 3.1 4 15.4 34 6.6 13 3.6 17 15.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 9.9 13 9.6 1 4.0 52 9.6 31 8.3 13 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 11 6.0 7 5.1 2 7.7 33 6.1 22 5.9 7 6.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 178 100.0 123 100.0 44 100.0 522 100.0 350 100.0 125 100.0
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 18 10.1 8 6.5 8 18.2 58 11.1 27 7.7 24 19.2
20-24 59 33.1 34 27.6 21 47.7 155 29.7 97 27.7 44 35.2
25-29 38 21.3 26 21.1 7 15.9 129 24.7 86 24.6 27 21.6
30-34 44 24.7 38 30.9 6 13.6 125 23.9 97 27.7 21 16.8
35-39 14 7.9 12 9.8 2 4.5 43 8.2 32 9.1 8 6.4
40-44 4 2.2 4 3.3 0 0.0 11 2.1 10 2.9 1 0.8
45+ 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.0 3 0.9 2 1.6
Reported Smoking 42 23.6 25 20.3 15 34.1 128 24.7 82 23.6 40 32.0
Unwed 65 36.5 34 27.6 26 59.1 194 37.2 107 30.6 75 60.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 30 17.4 15 12.7 11 25.6 79 16.0 38 11.2 31 26.5
12 Years 66 38.4 37 31.4 23 53.5 200 40.4 127 37.4 58 49.6
12+ Years 76 44.2 66 55.9 9 20.9 216 43.6 175 51.5 28 23.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 148 83.1 103 83.7 36 81.8 475 91.0 316 90.3 116 92.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 23 12.9 15 12.2 6 13.6 33 6.3 23 6.6 7 5.6
Other Facility 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.3 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.8
Outside Alaska 6 3.4 5 4.1 1 2.3 13 2.5 11 3.1 1 0.8
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 135 75.8 91 74.0 34 77.3 399 76.6 263 75.4 99 79.2
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 22 12.4 15 12.2 6 13.6 71 13.6 48 13.8 18 14.4
Repeat C-Section 21 11.8 17 13.8 4 9.1 50 9.6 37 10.6 8 6.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 151 87.8 111 91.7 31 75.6 431 86.5 309 90.9 87 76.3
3rd Trimester 5 2.9 1 0.8 4 9.8 11 2.2 4 1.2 7 6.1
No Prenatal Care 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 4.8 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 1.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 82 48.5 60 51.3 17 40.5 211 43.2 149 44.7 47 42.3
Adequate 73 43.2 53 45.3 15 35.7 219 44.9 153 45.9 42 37.8
Intermediate 3 1.8 2 1.7 1 2.4 25 5.1 18 5.4 5 4.5
Inadequate 11 6.5 2 1.7 9 21.4 33 6.8 13 3.9 17 15.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 17 9.6 11 8.9 6 13.6 45 8.6 24 6.9 16 12.8
Low Birthweight Birth 11 6.2 8 6.5 3 7.0 26 5.0 18 5.1 6 4.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 181 100.0 114 100.0 45 100.0 537 100.0 367 100.0 120 100.0
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 14 7.7 6 5.3 7 15.6 69 12.8 36 9.8 25 20.8
20-24 62 34.3 41 36.0 14 31.1 145 27.0 91 24.8 40 33.3
25-29 50 27.6 31 27.2 13 28.9 144 26.8 102 27.8 27 22.5
30-34 39 21.5 26 22.8 8 17.8 123 22.9 93 25.3 20 16.7
35-39 15 8.3 9 7.9 3 6.7 42 7.8 32 8.7 7 5.8
40-44 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 13 2.4 12 3.3 1 0.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 11 2.1 8 2.3 3 2.5
Reported Smoking 44 24.3 30 26.3 12 26.7 128 24.0 88 24.2 34 28.3
Unwed 65 35.9 38 33.3 24 53.3 198 36.9 114 31.1 71 59.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 21 12.7 10 9.1 10 25.0 80 15.7 37 10.3 33 29.5
12 Years 74 44.6 48 43.6 19 47.5 215 42.1 145 40.4 57 50.9
12+ Years 71 42.8 52 47.3 11 27.5 216 42.3 177 49.3 22 19.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 170 93.9 105 92.1 44 97.8 504 93.9 340 92.6 119 99.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 8 4.4 6 5.3 1 2.2 16 3.0 13 3.5 1 0.8
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 1.7 3 2.6 0 0.0 17 3.2 14 3.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 135 74.6 82 71.9 37 82.2 427 79.7 289 79.0 100 83.3
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 1.1 4 1.1 1 0.8
Primary C-Section 28 15.5 19 16.7 6 13.3 67 12.5 48 13.1 13 10.8
Repeat C-Section 18 9.9 13 11.4 2 4.4 36 6.7 25 6.8 6 5.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 147 83.5 98 87.5 32 76.2 427 85.2 311 89.1 80 75.5
3rd Trimester 4 2.3 3 2.7 1 2.4 7 1.4 3 0.9 4 3.8
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+ 72 41.6 49 44.5 17 41.5 185 37.6 135 39.0 37 36.6
Adequate 78 45.1 49 44.5 16 39.0 235 47.8 167 48.3 44 43.6
Intermediate 9 5.2 5 4.5 4 9.8 36 7.3 27 7.8 6 5.9
Inadequate 14 8.1 7 6.4 4 9.8 36 7.3 17 4.9 14 13.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 17 9.4 7 6.1 6 13.3 51 9.6 29 7.9 15 12.6
Low Birthweight Birth 11 6.1 7 6.1 2 4.4 27 5.0 19 5.2 4 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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Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 163 100.0 113 100.0 36 100.0 549 100.0 392 100.0 118 100.0
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 26 16.0 13 11.5 9 25.0 77 14.0 41 10.5 29 24.6
20-24 34 20.9 22 19.5 9 25.0 134 24.4 89 22.7 36 30.5
25-29 41 25.2 29 25.7 7 19.4 146 26.6 108 27.6 26 22.0
30-34 42 25.8 33 29.2 7 19.4 126 23.0 97 24.7 20 16.9
35-39 14 8.6 11 9.7 3 8.3 52 9.5 44 11.2 6 5.1
40-44 6 3.7 5 4.4 1 2.8 13 2.4 12 3.1 1 0.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 2.5 2 1.9 2 5.6 19 3.6 12 3.2 6 5.2
Reported Smoking 42 26.3 27 24.3 13 36.1 142 26.1 93 23.9 44 37.3
Unwed 64 39.3 35 31.0 25 69.4 199 36.2 117 29.8 68 57.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 28 17.8 13 11.6 10 29.4 87 16.5 45 11.8 33 29.7
12 Years 60 38.2 42 37.5 16 47.1 219 41.6 145 38.2 60 54.1
12+ Years 69 43.9 57 50.9 8 23.5 220 41.8 190 50.0 18 16.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 157 96.3 108 95.6 36 100.0 518 94.4 367 93.6 116 98.3
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 1.8 0 0.0 11 2.0 10 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 4 2.5 3 2.7 0 0.0 20 3.6 15 3.8 2 1.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 129 79.6 90 80.4 28 77.8 446 81.4 317 81.1 100 84.7
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 13 2.4 9 2.3 2 1.7
Primary C-Section 21 13.0 14 12.5 6 16.7 56 10.2 43 11.0 8 6.8
Repeat C-Section 11 6.8 7 6.3 2 5.6 33 6.0 22 5.6 8 6.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 133 88.7 100 93.5 24 77.4 444 87.4 333 90.0 84 81.6
3rd Trimester 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 6.5 3 0.6 0 0.0 3 2.9
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+ 57 39.0 40 37.7 13 46.4 168 33.7 121 32.9 36 37.1
Adequate 68 46.6 51 48.1 11 39.3 249 49.9 191 51.9 41 42.3
Intermediate 13 8.9 11 10.4 0 0.0 48 9.6 39 10.6 6 6.2
Inadequate 8 5.5 4 3.8 4 14.3 34 6.8 17 4.6 14 14.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 11 6.7 6 5.3 4 11.1 53 9.8 35 9.0 13 11.2
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.5 3 2.7 1 2.8 20 3.6 14 3.6 4 3.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 193 100.0 140 100.0 39 100.0 576 100.0 412 100.0 124 100.0
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 29 15.0 17 12.1 9 23.1 75 13.0 43 10.4 26 21.0
20-24 49 25.4 28 20.0 17 43.6 150 26.0 99 24.0 43 34.7
25-29 53 27.5 42 30.0 7 17.9 162 28.1 120 29.1 29 23.4
30-34 42 21.8 34 24.3 5 12.8 117 20.3 89 21.6 20 16.1
35-39 13 6.7 12 8.6 1 2.6 57 9.9 49 11.9 5 4.0
40-44 6 3.1 6 4.3 0 0.0 14 2.4 11 2.7 1 0.8
45+ 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 3.2 5 3.7 1 2.6 20 3.6 13 3.2 6 5.0
Reported Smoking 42 21.9 31 22.3 9 23.1 143 24.9 97 23.6 41 33.1
Unwed 69 35.8 41 29.3 22 56.4 187 32.5 108 26.2 68 54.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 31 16.5 14 10.2 13 34.2 80 14.6 41 10.4 34 29.8
12 Years 81 43.1 55 40.1 22 57.9 245 44.8 165 41.7 64 56.1
12+ Years 76 40.4 68 49.6 3 7.9 222 40.6 190 48.0 16 14.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 177 91.7 127 90.7 39 100.0 547 95.0 390 94.7 120 96.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 6 3.1 5 3.6 0 0.0 9 1.6 8 1.9 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 10 5.2 8 5.7 0 0.0 20 3.5 14 3.4 4 3.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 163 84.5 117 83.6 35 89.7 476 82.6 334 81.1 111 89.5
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 3 2.1 1 2.6 18 3.1 14 3.4 2 1.6
Primary C-Section 18 9.3 15 10.7 1 2.6 53 9.2 43 10.4 4 3.2
Repeat C-Section 7 3.6 5 3.6 2 5.1 29 5.0 21 5.1 7 5.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 147 84.0 113 86.9 24 72.7 464 87.2 346 89.4 87 81.3
3rd Trimester 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 3.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 56 32.4 46 35.4 7 21.9 135 25.7 91 23.6 32 30.8
Adequate 89 51.4 67 51.5 17 53.1 271 51.5 209 54.3 47 45.2
Intermediate 14 8.1 11 8.5 2 6.3 82 15.6 69 17.9 8 7.7
Inadequate 14 8.1 6 4.6 6 18.8 38 7.2 16 4.2 17 16.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 23 12.2 16 11.6 5 13.2 56 9.9 37 9.1 13 10.7
Low Birthweight Birth 12 6.2 9 6.4 1 2.6 19 3.3 13 3.2 4 3.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 193 100.0 139 100.0 43 100.0 578 100.0 412 100.0 126 100.0
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 22 11.4 11 7.9 11 25.6 78 13.5 47 11.4 25 19.8
20-24 51 26.4 39 28.1 10 23.3 150 26.0 99 24.0 44 34.9
25-29 52 26.9 37 26.6 12 27.9 156 27.0 112 27.2 30 23.8
30-34 42 21.8 30 21.6 8 18.6 124 21.5 96 23.3 21 16.7
35-39 25 13.0 21 15.1 2 4.7 57 9.9 49 11.9 4 3.2
40-44 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 12 2.1 8 1.9 2 1.6
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 4.8 5 3.7 3 7.3 29 5.2 20 5.0 8 6.7
Reported Smoking 58 30.1 35 25.2 22 51.2 155 26.8 105 25.5 47 37.3
Unwed 66 34.2 41 29.5 21 48.8 187 32.4 110 26.7 67 53.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 28 15.5 18 13.7 10 25.6 81 14.8 45 11.4 32 27.8
12 Years 78 43.1 48 36.6 22 56.4 247 45.2 165 41.8 63 54.8
12+ Years 75 41.4 65 49.6 7 17.9 219 40.0 185 46.8 20 17.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 95.3 132 95.0 41 95.3 554 95.8 395 95.9 120 95.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 1.6 3 2.2 0 0.0 6 1.0 6 1.5 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 6 3.1 4 2.9 2 4.7 18 3.1 11 2.7 6 4.8
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 154 79.8 110 79.1 37 86.0 463 80.1 318 77.2 111 88.1
Vaginal after C-Section 7 3.6 5 3.6 1 2.3 19 3.3 17 4.1 1 0.8
Primary C-Section 17 8.8 14 10.1 1 2.3 60 10.4 48 11.7 8 6.3
Repeat C-Section 15 7.8 10 7.2 4 9.3 36 6.2 29 7.0 6 4.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 164 89.6 120 90.2 36 92.3 468 85.4 339 86.0 98 85.2
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.7 1 0.3 1 0.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 55 30.6 35 26.5 16 43.2 138 25.3 81 20.6 46 40.7
Adequate 92 51.1 73 55.3 13 35.1 271 49.7 213 54.2 42 37.2
Intermediate 21 11.7 17 12.9 4 10.8 95 17.4 78 19.8 10 8.8
Inadequate 12 6.7 7 5.3 4 10.8 41 7.5 21 5.3 15 13.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 19 10.0 13 9.5 4 9.5 51 8.9 33 8.1 14 11.3
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.1 2 1.4 2 4.7 17 2.9 10 2.4 5 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 Ketchikan Gateway1

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 190 100.0 133 100.0 42 100.0 628 100.0 456 100.0 129 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.8
15-19 24 12.6 15 11.3 6 14.3 77 12.3 49 10.7 22 17.1
20-24 50 26.3 32 24.1 16 38.1 160 25.5 101 22.1 48 37.2
25-29 57 30.0 41 30.8 10 23.8 182 29.0 135 29.6 32 24.8
30-34 33 17.4 25 18.8 7 16.7 132 21.0 107 23.5 20 15.5
35-39 19 10.0 16 12.0 2 4.8 57 9.1 50 11.0 3 2.3
40-44 7 3.7 4 3.0 1 2.4 18 2.9 13 2.9 3 2.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 2.7 3 2.3 2 5.0 48 7.9 35 7.8 12 9.8
Reported Smoking 43 22.6 31 23.3 10 23.8 160 25.5 111 24.3 45 34.9
Unwed 52 27.4 26 19.5 25 59.5 194 30.9 114 25.0 71 55.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 21 11.8 9 7.0 11 29.7 78 13.0 39 8.8 34 28.6
12 Years 86 48.3 62 48.4 20 54.1 263 43.8 186 41.9 59 49.6
12+ Years 71 39.9 57 44.5 6 16.2 260 43.3 219 49.3 26 21.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 186 97.9 131 98.5 40 95.2 602 95.9 440 96.5 122 94.6
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 0.6 4 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 4 2.1 2 1.5 2 4.8 22 3.5 12 2.6 7 5.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 159 83.7 107 80.5 39 92.9 485 77.2 336 73.7 110 85.3
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.2 6 4.5 0 0.0 22 3.5 22 4.8 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 18 9.5 14 10.5 2 4.8 84 13.4 67 14.7 14 10.9
Repeat C-Section 7 3.7 6 4.5 1 2.4 37 5.9 31 6.8 5 3.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 153 87.9 113 91.1 27 77.1 506 83.8 379 85.6 93 78.2
3rd Trimester 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 1.2 4 0.9 1 0.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.9 4 0.7 2 0.5 2 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 24 13.9 10 8.1 9 25.7 141 23.3 88 19.9 42 35.3
Adequate 90 52.0 69 56.1 17 48.6 312 51.7 248 56.0 45 37.8
Intermediate 47 27.2 41 33.3 2 5.7 106 17.5 84 19.0 14 11.8
Inadequate 12 6.9 3 2.4 7 20.0 45 7.5 23 5.2 18 15.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 7.4 8 6.0 4 9.8 50 8.0 30 6.6 15 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 3 1.6 2 1.5 1 2.4 22 3.5 12 2.6 5 3.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 195 100.0 140 100.0 41 100.0 630 100.0 466 100.0 125 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.8
15-19 32 16.4 21 15.0 8 19.5 80 12.7 51 10.9 25 20.2
20-24 49 25.1 28 20.0 18 43.9 163 25.9 106 22.7 44 35.5
25-29 47 24.1 34 24.3 8 19.5 176 28.0 134 28.8 31 25.0
30-34 49 25.1 41 29.3 6 14.6 138 21.9 113 24.2 17 13.7
35-39 13 6.7 12 8.6 0 0.0 55 8.7 49 10.5 3 2.4
40-44 4 2.1 3 2.1 1 2.4 15 2.4 12 2.6 3 2.4
45+ 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.9 12 8.8 3 7.7 68 11.1 47 10.3 19 16.0
Reported Smoking 54 27.7 39 27.9 15 36.6 171 27.1 119 25.5 50 40.0
Unwed 69 35.4 43 30.7 21 51.2 204 32.4 124 26.6 68 54.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 32 17.0 18 13.2 11 28.2 80 13.1 44 9.7 32 27.1
12 Years 83 44.1 55 40.4 21 53.8 254 41.7 176 38.7 58 49.2
12+ Years 73 38.8 63 46.3 7 17.9 275 45.2 235 51.6 28 23.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 94.4 132 94.3 39 95.1 600 95.2 446 95.7 118 94.4
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 1.5 3 2.1 0 0.0 5 0.8 5 1.1 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 8 4.1 5 3.6 2 4.9 25 4.0 15 3.2 7 5.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 150 76.9 101 72.1 35 85.4 478 75.9 342 73.4 105 84.0
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.1 6 4.3 0 0.0 25 4.0 22 4.7 2 1.6
Primary C-Section 25 12.8 20 14.3 5 12.2 90 14.3 72 15.5 13 10.4
Repeat C-Section 14 7.2 13 9.3 1 2.4 37 5.9 30 6.4 5 4.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 151 79.1 106 77.4 35 85.4 508 81.7 383 82.9 94 77.0
3rd Trimester 3 1.6 1 0.7 1 2.4 14 2.3 8 1.7 5 4.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 0.4 1 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 59 30.7 36 26.1 21 51.2 175 28.2 123 26.6 44 36.7
Adequate 89 46.4 71 51.4 12 29.3 321 51.8 254 55.0 44 36.7
Intermediate 27 14.1 20 14.5 4 9.8 73 11.8 55 11.9 14 11.7
Inadequate 17 8.9 11 8.0 4 9.8 51 8.2 30 6.5 18 15.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 9.3 12 8.6 6 14.6 52 8.3 33 7.1 14 11.3
Low Birthweight Birth 10 5.2 6 4.3 2 4.9 25 4.0 14 3.0 6 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 Ketchikan Gateway1

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 243 100.0 183 100.0 46 100.0 669 100.0 504 100.0 126 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.2 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 1.6
15-19 21 8.6 13 7.1 8 17.4 70 10.5 46 9.1 22 17.6
20-24 61 25.1 41 22.4 14 30.4 172 25.7 119 23.6 40 32.0
25-29 78 32.1 60 32.8 14 30.4 196 29.3 150 29.8 36 28.8
30-34 50 20.6 41 22.4 7 15.2 142 21.3 116 23.0 16 12.8
35-39 25 10.3 22 12.0 1 2.2 68 10.2 60 11.9 6 4.8
40-44 7 2.9 6 3.3 1 2.2 18 2.7 13 2.6 3 2.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 28 11.9 20 11.1 7 16.3 74 11.5 47 9.7 25 20.8
Reported Smoking 63 25.9 41 22.4 20 43.5 190 28.4 135 26.8 51 40.5
Unwed 73 30.0 45 24.6 25 54.3 191 28.6 116 23.0 66 52.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 25 10.6 12 6.7 12 27.9 74 11.6 41 8.5 32 26.9
12 Years 94 40.0 69 38.3 18 41.9 264 41.3 186 38.4 54 45.4
12+ Years 116 49.4 99 55.0 13 30.2 302 47.2 258 53.2 33 27.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 232 95.5 177 96.7 43 93.5 633 94.6 479 95.0 118 93.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0 4 0.6 3 0.6 1 0.8
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 4.1 5 2.7 3 6.5 32 4.8 22 4.4 7 5.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 176 72.4 128 69.9 36 78.3 516 77.1 382 75.8 108 85.7
Vaginal after C-Section 10 4.1 10 5.5 0 0.0 31 4.6 24 4.8 5 4.0
Primary C-Section 41 16.9 33 18.0 7 15.2 83 12.4 68 13.5 9 7.1
Repeat C-Section 16 6.6 12 6.6 3 6.5 39 5.8 30 6.0 4 3.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 202 84.5 160 87.9 31 72.1 552 83.1 429 85.5 90 73.2
3rd Trimester 3 1.3 3 1.6 0 0.0 14 2.1 10 2.0 4 3.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 1 0.5 1 2.3 2 0.3 1 0.2 1 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 58 24.3 42 23.1 12 27.9 179 27.2 130 26.1 38 31.7
Adequate 133 55.6 108 59.3 16 37.2 352 53.5 281 56.3 47 39.2
Intermediate 32 13.4 23 12.6 8 18.6 75 11.4 57 11.4 15 12.5
Inadequate 16 6.7 9 4.9 7 16.3 52 7.9 31 6.2 20 16.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 7.5 10 5.5 5 11.1 50 7.5 31 6.2 12 9.6
Low Birthweight Birth 9 3.7 4 2.2 2 4.3 25 3.7 16 3.2 5 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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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 192 100.0 143 100.0 38 100.0 684 100.0 527 100.0 121 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.8
15-19 27 14.1 17 11.9 9 24.3 88 12.9 63 12.0 23 19.2
20-24 53 27.7 37 25.9 12 32.4 183 26.8 135 25.6 37 30.8
25-29 51 26.7 40 28.0 9 24.3 175 25.6 136 25.8 30 25.0
30-34 39 20.4 31 21.7 4 10.8 151 22.1 124 23.5 16 13.3
35-39 17 8.9 15 10.5 2 5.4 69 10.1 58 11.0 10 8.3
40-44 4 2.1 3 2.1 1 2.7 16 2.3 11 2.1 3 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 25 13.4 15 10.8 9 24.3 75 11.6 46 9.2 27 23.9
Reported Smoking 54 28.1 39 27.3 15 39.5 196 28.7 147 27.9 45 37.5
Unwed 62 32.3 36 25.2 22 57.9 200 29.2 128 24.3 65 53.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 23 12.4 14 10.1 9 25.0 92 14.2 59 11.8 33 29.2
12 Years 77 41.4 52 37.4 19 52.8 262 40.5 194 38.8 49 43.4
12+ Years 86 46.2 73 52.5 8 22.2 293 45.3 247 49.4 31 27.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 95.8 137 95.8 36 94.7 639 93.4 494 93.7 112 92.6
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 4 0.6 3 0.6 1 0.8
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 3.6 5 3.5 2 5.3 41 6.0 30 5.7 8 6.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 152 79.2 113 79.0 34 89.5 545 79.8 419 79.7 105 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 9 4.7 6 4.2 2 5.3 35 5.1 26 4.9 7 5.8
Primary C-Section 24 12.5 19 13.3 1 2.6 70 10.2 57 10.8 6 5.0
Repeat C-Section 7 3.6 5 3.5 1 2.6 33 4.8 24 4.6 3 2.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 155 80.7 117 81.8 28 73.7 564 83.7 442 85.0 91 76.5
3rd Trimester 8 4.2 4 2.8 4 10.5 16 2.4 12 2.3 4 3.4
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 58 30.7 45 31.7 11 30.6 169 25.4 123 23.9 38 32.8
Adequate 99 52.4 75 52.8 16 44.4 366 55.0 296 57.5 49 42.2
Intermediate 14 7.4 12 8.5 2 5.6 80 12.0 61 11.8 14 12.1
Inadequate 18 9.5 10 7.0 7 19.4 51 7.7 35 6.8 15 12.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 8.4 11 7.7 3 7.9 47 6.9 34 6.5 9 7.4
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.1 4 2.8 2 5.3 29 4.2 21 4.0 6 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.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 234 100.0 178 100.0 42 100.0 750 100.0 567 100.0 143 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.4 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.7
15-19 22 9.4 16 9.0 5 11.9 94 12.5 70 12.3 22 15.4
20-24 58 24.8 41 23.0 14 33.3 196 26.1 141 24.9 46 32.2
25-29 67 28.6 50 28.1 13 31.0 206 27.5 153 27.0 39 27.3
30-34 53 22.6 44 24.7 5 11.9 164 21.9 133 23.5 22 15.4
35-39 26 11.1 23 12.9 3 7.1 74 9.9 59 10.4 11 7.7
40-44 7 3.0 4 2.2 1 2.4 15 2.0 11 1.9 2 1.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 9.6 12 7.2 9 22.5 77 10.8 44 8.1 32 23.5
Reported Smoking 73 31.2 55 30.9 16 38.1 212 28.3 151 26.6 55 38.7
Unwed 56 23.9 35 19.7 19 45.2 221 29.5 144 25.4 71 50.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 26 11.9 15 9.0 11 27.5 105 14.6 64 11.8 40 29.2
12 Years 93 42.5 65 39.2 17 42.5 289 40.3 216 39.9 56 40.9
12+ Years 100 45.7 86 51.8 12 30.0 323 45.0 262 48.3 41 29.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 217 92.7 165 92.7 39 92.9 704 93.9 532 93.8 135 94.4
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.9 1 0.6 1 2.4 5 0.7 4 0.7 1 0.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 15 6.4 12 6.7 2 4.8 41 5.5 31 5.5 7 4.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 188 80.3 141 79.2 38 90.5 615 82.1 464 82.0 123 86.0
Vaginal after C-Section 12 5.1 8 4.5 3 7.1 33 4.4 25 4.4 6 4.2
Primary C-Section 18 7.7 16 9.0 1 2.4 65 8.7 51 9.0 10 7.0
Repeat C-Section 16 6.8 13 7.3 0 0.0 36 4.8 26 4.6 4 2.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 195 83.7 152 85.9 31 73.8 602 81.5 470 84.1 103 73.0
3rd Trimester 3 1.3 3 1.7 0 0.0 18 2.4 13 2.3 3 2.1
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 1 0.2 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 63 27.4 43 24.6 15 36.6 155 21.3 107 19.4 41 29.3
Adequate 120 52.2 98 56.0 15 36.6 394 54.0 320 58.1 54 38.6
Intermediate 29 12.6 22 12.6 5 12.2 102 14.0 76 13.8 19 13.6
Inadequate 18 7.8 12 6.9 6 14.6 78 10.7 48 8.7 26 18.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 6.9 10 5.7 4 9.5 44 5.9 32 5.7 10 7.0
Low Birthweight Birth 10 4.3 8 4.5 1 2.4 34 4.5 22 3.9 9 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.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 258 100.0 206 100.0 41 100.0 756 100.0 575 100.0 146 100.0
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 39 15.1 30 14.6 9 22.0 99 13.1 77 13.4 21 14.4
20-24 72 27.9 57 27.7 11 26.8 215 28.4 156 27.1 52 35.6
25-29 57 22.1 46 22.3 8 19.5 198 26.2 154 26.8 32 21.9
30-34 59 22.9 49 23.8 7 17.1 158 20.9 125 21.7 24 16.4
35-39 26 10.1 20 9.7 5 12.2 73 9.7 51 8.9 16 11.0
40-44 5 1.9 4 1.9 1 2.4 13 1.7 12 2.1 1 0.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 29 12.0 19 9.7 9 25.0 76 10.3 43 7.7 32 22.7
Reported Smoking 69 26.8 53 25.7 14 35.0 226 30.0 162 28.2 58 40.0
Unwed 82 31.8 57 27.7 24 58.5 240 31.8 167 29.1 69 47.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 43 17.8 30 15.4 13 35.1 122 16.7 81 14.6 39 27.5
12 Years 92 38.0 77 39.5 13 35.1 302 41.4 229 41.4 62 43.7
12+ Years 107 44.2 88 45.1 11 29.7 305 41.8 243 43.9 41 28.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 238 92.2 192 93.2 37 90.2 711 94.0 537 93.4 141 96.6
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.4 3 0.5 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 19 7.4 13 6.3 4 9.8 42 5.6 35 6.1 5 3.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 205 79.8 165 80.5 33 80.5 618 82.1 469 82.0 124 84.9
Vaginal after C-Section 14 5.4 12 5.9 2 4.9 22 2.9 18 3.1 3 2.1
Primary C-Section 28 10.9 22 10.7 4 9.8 76 10.1 59 10.3 14 9.6
Repeat C-Section 10 3.9 6 2.9 2 4.9 37 4.9 26 4.5 5 3.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 214 85.9 173 86.5 32 82.1 563 75.8 441 78.1 97 67.4
3rd Trimester 5 2.0 5 2.5 0 0.0 23 3.1 16 2.8 5 3.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.6 6 0.8 3 0.5 3 2.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 48 19.4 35 17.7 12 30.8 140 19.0 99 17.7 37 25.7
Adequate 147 59.5 123 62.1 18 46.2 373 50.7 301 53.9 55 38.2
Intermediate 37 15.0 27 13.6 7 17.9 121 16.5 90 16.1 24 16.7
Inadequate 15 6.1 13 6.6 2 5.1 101 13.7 68 12.2 28 19.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 5.9 13 6.4 2 4.9 41 5.5 31 5.4 9 6.2
Low Birthweight Birth 13 5.0 9 4.4 3 7.3 33 4.4 21 3.7 9 6.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 258 100.0 183 100.0 60 100.0 773 100.0 587 100.0 146 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 33 12.8 24 13.1 8 13.3 87 11.3 65 11.1 19 13.0
20-24 66 25.6 43 23.5 21 35.0 218 28.2 151 25.8 61 41.8
25-29 82 31.8 57 31.1 18 30.0 232 30.1 186 31.7 33 22.6
30-34 52 20.2 40 21.9 10 16.7 154 19.9 124 21.2 22 15.1
35-39 22 8.5 16 8.7 3 5.0 68 8.8 50 8.5 11 7.5
40-44 3 1.2 3 1.6 0 0.0 11 1.4 10 1.7 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 27 10.5 13 7.2 14 23.3 70 9.1 41 7.1 28 19.2
Reported Smoking 70 27.1 43 23.5 25 41.7 232 30.2 165 28.4 62 42.5
Unwed 83 32.4 52 28.6 28 47.5 243 31.5 169 28.8 67 46.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 36 14.1 19 10.5 16 26.7 120 15.9 73 12.8 41 28.1
12 Years 104 40.6 74 40.9 26 43.3 336 44.5 252 44.3 69 47.3
12+ Years 116 45.3 88 48.6 18 30.0 299 39.6 244 42.9 36 24.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 249 96.5 175 95.6 59 98.3 731 94.6 546 93.0 145 99.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 2 1.1 0 0.0 5 0.6 5 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 7 2.7 6 3.3 1 1.7 37 4.8 36 6.1 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 222 86.0 158 86.3 52 86.7 613 80.0 463 79.8 121 82.9
Vaginal after C-Section 7 2.7 5 2.7 1 1.7 10 1.3 8 1.4 1 0.7
Primary C-Section 19 7.4 13 7.1 5 8.3 94 12.3 70 12.1 18 12.3
Repeat C-Section 10 3.9 7 3.8 2 3.3 49 6.4 39 6.7 6 4.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 193 75.1 145 79.7 40 66.7 562 73.3 447 76.8 90 62.1
3rd Trimester 10 3.9 5 2.7 3 5.0 32 4.2 18 3.1 8 5.5
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 1 0.6 1 1.7 6 0.8 4 0.7 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 44 17.5 29 16.3 14 23.3 147 19.5 106 18.6 37 25.7
Adequate 127 50.4 99 55.6 21 35.0 345 45.8 279 48.9 49 34.0
Intermediate 36 14.3 27 15.2 7 11.7 137 18.2 106 18.6 23 16.0
Inadequate 45 17.9 23 12.9 18 30.0 124 16.5 79 13.9 35 24.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 13 5.0 9 4.9 4 6.7 38 4.9 26 4.4 10 6.8
Low Birthweight Birth 11 4.3 5 2.7 5 8.3 27 3.5 16 2.7 8 5.5

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