Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 183 100.0 123 100.0 42 100.0 559 100.0 359 100.0 141 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
15-19 13 7.1 9 7.3 4 9.5 36 6.4 19 5.3 15 10.6
20-24 48 26.2 29 23.6 14 33.3 154 27.5 87 24.2 52 36.9
25-29 51 27.9 33 26.8 11 26.2 172 30.8 117 32.6 36 25.5
30-34 48 26.2 37 30.1 9 21.4 124 22.2 90 25.1 22 15.6
35-39 18 9.8 13 10.6 2 4.8 58 10.4 37 10.3 12 8.5
40-44 5 2.7 2 1.6 2 4.8 14 2.5 8 2.2 4 2.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.1 1 0.9 1 2.4 10 1.9 7 2.1 3 2.2
Reported Smoking 30 16.4 21 17.1 8 19.0 105 18.8 60 16.7 41 29.1
Unwed 76 41.5 51 41.5 21 50.0 226 40.5 128 35.7 83 59.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 7.4 6 6.8 3 12.0 48 9.9 21 6.7 25 20.3
12 Years 49 40.2 34 38.6 13 52.0 196 40.6 115 36.7 64 52.0
12+ Years 64 52.5 48 54.5 9 36.0 239 49.5 177 56.5 34 27.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 171 93.4 112 91.1 41 97.6 518 92.7 331 92.2 132 93.6
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 7 1.3 3 0.8 4 2.8
Other Facility 2 1.1 2 1.6 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 5.5 9 7.3 1 2.4 32 5.7 23 6.4 5 3.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 128 69.9 89 72.4 26 61.9 390 70.4 253 70.9 98 70.5
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 31 16.9 19 15.4 9 21.4 87 15.7 54 15.1 22 15.8
Repeat C-Section 24 13.1 15 12.2 7 16.7 77 13.9 50 14.0 19 13.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 150 84.7 99 83.2 35 87.5 459 84.8 299 86.4 113 83.1
3rd Trimester 2 1.1 1 0.8 1 2.5 9 1.7 6 1.7 2 1.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 29 16.5 20 16.8 6 15.4 86 16.0 51 14.8 22 16.3
Adequate 68 38.6 46 38.7 13 33.3 226 41.9 154 44.6 51 37.8
Intermediate 64 36.4 43 36.1 15 38.5 171 31.7 110 31.9 43 31.9
Inadequate 15 8.5 10 8.4 5 12.8 56 10.4 30 8.7 19 14.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 13 7.1 8 6.5 4 9.5 44 7.9 24 6.7 16 11.3
Low Birthweight Birth 7 3.8 5 4.1 1 2.4 26 4.7 17 4.7 5 3.6
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Ketchikan Gateway1

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 192 100.0 113 100.0 59 100.0 570 100.0 356 100.0 152 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 1 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
15-19 9 4.7 4 3.5 5 8.5 38 6.7 20 5.6 16 10.5
20-24 60 31.3 33 29.2 22 37.3 161 28.2 89 25.0 55 36.2
25-29 63 32.8 41 36.3 16 27.1 194 34.0 132 37.1 43 28.3
30-34 35 18.2 21 18.6 9 15.3 105 18.4 70 19.7 21 13.8
35-39 19 9.9 11 9.7 5 8.5 52 9.1 32 9.0 14 9.2
40-44 5 2.6 2 1.8 2 3.4 17 3.0 10 2.8 3 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 1.7 1 1.0 2 3.6 12 2.2 8 2.4 4 2.7
Reported Smoking 40 20.8 17 15.0 22 37.3 107 18.8 57 16.0 46 30.3
Unwed 80 41.7 40 35.4 38 64.4 240 42.2 124 34.8 95 62.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 19 10.4 7 6.7 11 18.6 70 12.8 29 8.5 36 24.2
12 Years 80 44.0 44 41.9 28 47.5 222 40.5 129 37.7 71 47.7
12+ Years 83 45.6 54 51.4 20 33.9 256 46.7 184 53.8 42 28.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 174 90.6 102 90.3 53 89.8 525 92.1 326 91.6 142 93.4
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 2.1 1 0.9 3 5.1 10 1.8 5 1.4 5 3.3
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 14 7.3 10 8.8 3 5.1 35 6.1 25 7.0 5 3.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 137 72.5 80 71.4 43 75.4 401 72.3 247 71.4 112 75.7
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 28 14.8 17 15.2 8 14.0 78 14.1 49 14.2 19 12.8
Repeat C-Section 24 12.7 15 13.4 6 10.5 74 13.3 48 13.9 17 11.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 158 85.4 93 86.1 48 84.2 480 86.8 309 90.1 123 82.6
3rd Trimester 2 1.1 2 1.9 0 0.0 13 2.4 6 1.7 4 2.7
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+ 39 21.1 19 17.6 12 21.1 75 13.6 44 12.9 20 13.5
Adequate 78 42.2 46 42.6 24 42.1 234 42.5 154 45.2 58 39.2
Intermediate 51 27.6 31 28.7 16 28.1 180 32.7 114 33.4 48 32.4
Inadequate 17 9.2 12 11.1 5 8.8 61 11.1 29 8.5 22 14.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 24 12.5 12 10.6 10 16.9 49 8.6 29 8.1 15 9.9
Low Birthweight Birth 11 5.7 8 7.1 1 1.7 29 5.1 19 5.3 5 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 Ketchikan Gateway1

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 184 100.0 123 100.0 40 100.0 568 100.0 355 100.0 150 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
15-19 14 7.6 6 4.9 6 15.0 46 8.1 22 6.2 18 12.0
20-24 46 25.0 25 20.3 16 40.0 165 29.0 97 27.3 52 34.7
25-29 58 31.5 43 35.0 9 22.5 189 33.3 126 35.5 41 27.3
30-34 41 22.3 32 26.0 4 10.0 102 18.0 66 18.6 25 16.7
35-39 21 11.4 13 10.6 5 12.5 48 8.5 30 8.5 13 8.7
40-44 4 2.2 4 3.3 0 0.0 16 2.8 12 3.4 1 0.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 2.8 5 4.1 0 0.0 13 2.4 11 3.2 2 1.4
Reported Smoking 35 19.1 22 17.9 11 27.5 101 17.8 65 18.3 33 22.0
Unwed 70 38.3 37 30.1 24 61.5 247 43.6 126 35.5 91 61.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 20 11.2 8 6.7 11 28.2 86 15.5 39 11.2 39 26.7
12 Years 67 37.4 37 30.8 23 59.0 216 39.0 124 35.5 69 47.3
12+ Years 92 51.4 75 62.5 5 12.8 252 45.5 186 53.3 38 26.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 173 94.0 117 95.1 38 95.0 526 92.6 327 92.1 142 94.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.7
Home Birth 3 1.6 2 1.6 1 2.5 13 2.3 9 2.5 4 2.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.7
Outside Alaska 8 4.3 4 3.3 1 2.5 27 4.8 19 5.4 2 1.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 125 68.7 84 68.9 29 72.5 407 74.0 252 73.0 111 76.0
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.9 4 1.2 1 0.7
Primary C-Section 28 15.4 18 14.8 5 12.5 68 12.4 47 13.6 13 8.9
Repeat C-Section 29 15.9 20 16.4 6 15.0 70 12.7 42 12.2 21 14.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 151 84.4 107 89.9 30 76.9 483 86.9 313 90.5 123 82.6
3rd Trimester 5 2.8 3 2.5 1 2.6 16 2.9 6 1.7 6 4.0
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+ 18 10.1 12 10.2 4 10.3 70 12.7 46 13.5 18 12.2
Adequate 80 44.9 62 52.5 14 35.9 241 43.7 158 46.2 60 40.5
Intermediate 56 31.5 36 30.5 12 30.8 179 32.5 110 32.2 48 32.4
Inadequate 24 13.5 8 6.8 9 23.1 61 11.1 28 8.2 22 14.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 3.8 4 3.3 2 5.0 33 5.8 20 5.6 7 4.7
Low Birthweight Birth 8 4.4 4 3.3 3 7.7 25 4.4 17 4.8 5 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



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 32.1 161 27.6 94 25.9 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 18 3.1 12 3.3 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: 01/28/15



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 33.3 154 27.3 95 26.2 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 12 2.1 10 2.8 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: 01/28/15



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 42 21.1 22 16.8 14 27.5 146 25.8 90 24.0 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 6 3.0 4 3.1 1 2.0 11 1.9 8 2.1 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: 01/28/15



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 33.3 152 27.7 105 27.6 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 6 1.1 5 1.3 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 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: 01/28/15



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 47 100.0 552 100.0 384 100.0 117 100.0
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 57 10.3 33 8.6 20 17.1
20-24 56 29.3 36 29.0 13 27.7 164 29.7 108 28.1 41 35.0
25-29 57 29.8 38 30.6 13 27.7 143 25.9 101 26.3 27 23.1
30-34 35 18.3 22 17.7 11 23.4 124 22.5 90 23.4 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 3 1.6 2 1.6 0 0.0 8 1.4 7 1.8 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.5 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 61.7 224 40.6 130 33.9 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 44.2 221 42.0 140 38.4 54 48.6
12+ Years 78 43.3 54 45.8 16 37.2 236 44.9 189 51.8 32 28.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 149 78.0 97 78.2 37 78.7 445 80.6 309 80.5 95 81.2
Birthing Center 2 1.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 19 3.4 14 3.6 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 26 4.7 17 4.4 4 3.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 137 72.1 91 73.4 32 68.1 414 75.1 286 74.5 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 15.4 60 15.6 17 14.5
Repeat C-Section 18 9.5 11 8.9 5 10.6 52 9.4 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 53 9.7 36 9.4 11 9.5
Low Birthweight Birth 17 9.0 12 9.8 3 6.4 40 7.3 28 7.3 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: 01/28/15



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 26 100.0 542 100.0 374 100.0 115 100.0
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 52 9.6 28 7.5 20 17.4
20-24 48 26.4 37 27.2 7 26.9 170 31.4 113 30.2 42 36.5
25-29 48 26.4 37 27.2 7 26.9 136 25.1 94 25.1 27 23.5
30-34 46 25.3 31 22.8 7 26.9 128 23.6 94 25.1 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+ 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.5 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 61.5 201 37.1 119 31.8 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 48.0 212 41.4 135 37.8 54 50.0
12+ Years 82 47.4 69 53.9 7 28.0 229 44.7 187 52.4 27 25.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 148 81.3 109 80.1 22 84.6 466 86.0 317 84.8 102 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 7.7 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 15 2.8 11 2.9 1 0.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 141 77.5 103 75.7 23 88.5 412 76.0 277 74.1 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 15.2 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 53 9.8 32 8.6 13 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 11 6.0 7 5.1 2 7.7 34 6.3 23 6.1 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: 01/28/15



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 179 100.0 124 100.0 44 100.0 523 100.0 351 100.0 125 100.0
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 19 10.6 9 7.3 8 18.2 59 11.3 28 8.0 24 19.2
20-24 60 33.5 35 28.2 21 47.7 156 29.8 98 27.9 44 35.2
25-29 38 21.2 26 21.0 7 15.9 129 24.7 86 24.5 27 21.6
30-34 43 24.0 37 29.8 6 13.6 124 23.7 96 27.4 21 16.8
35-39 14 7.8 12 9.7 2 4.5 43 8.2 32 9.1 8 6.4
40-44 4 2.2 4 3.2 0 0.0 11 2.1 10 2.8 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 66 36.9 35 28.2 26 59.1 195 37.3 108 30.8 75 60.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 30 17.3 15 12.6 11 25.6 79 15.9 38 11.1 31 26.5
12 Years 67 38.7 38 31.9 23 53.5 201 40.5 128 37.5 58 49.6
12+ Years 76 43.9 66 55.5 9 20.9 216 43.5 175 51.3 28 23.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 148 82.7 103 83.1 36 81.8 475 90.8 316 90.0 116 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 12.8 15 12.1 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 7 3.9 6 4.8 1 2.3 14 2.7 12 3.4 1 0.8
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 136 76.0 92 74.2 34 77.3 400 76.6 264 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 12.3 15 12.1 6 13.6 71 13.6 48 13.7 18 14.4
Repeat C-Section 21 11.7 17 13.7 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 18 10.1 12 9.7 6 13.6 46 8.8 25 7.1 16 12.8
Low Birthweight Birth 12 6.7 9 7.3 3 7.0 27 5.2 19 5.4 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



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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Last updated: 01/28/15



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 36 100.0 547 100.0 393 100.0 116 100.0
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 76 13.9 41 10.4 28 24.1
20-24 34 20.9 22 19.5 9 25.0 130 23.8 87 22.1 35 30.2
25-29 41 25.2 29 25.7 7 19.4 148 27.1 110 28.0 26 22.4
30-34 42 25.8 33 29.2 7 19.4 126 23.0 97 24.7 20 17.2
35-39 14 8.6 11 9.7 3 8.3 53 9.7 45 11.5 6 5.2
40-44 6 3.7 5 4.4 1 2.8 13 2.4 12 3.1 1 0.9
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 5.3
Reported Smoking 42 26.3 27 24.3 13 36.1 141 26.0 93 23.8 43 37.1
Unwed 64 39.3 35 31.0 25 69.4 200 36.6 118 30.0 68 58.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 28 17.8 13 11.6 10 29.4 85 16.2 44 11.5 32 29.4
12 Years 60 38.2 42 37.5 16 47.1 218 41.6 145 38.1 59 54.1
12+ Years 69 43.9 57 50.9 8 23.5 221 42.2 192 50.4 18 16.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 157 96.3 108 95.6 36 100.0 516 94.3 368 93.6 114 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 2.5 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 4 2.5 3 2.7 0 0.0 20 3.7 15 3.8 2 1.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 129 79.6 90 80.4 28 77.8 444 81.3 318 81.1 98 84.5
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 10.3 43 11.0 8 6.9
Repeat C-Section 11 6.8 7 6.3 2 5.6 33 6.0 22 5.6 8 6.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 133 88.7 100 93.5 24 77.4 442 87.4 333 89.8 82 81.2
3rd Trimester 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 6.5 3 0.6 0 0.0 3 3.0
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 46.4 167 33.6 121 32.8 35 36.8
Adequate 68 46.6 51 48.1 11 39.3 248 49.9 192 52.0 40 42.1
Intermediate 13 8.9 11 10.4 0 0.0 48 9.7 39 10.6 6 6.3
Inadequate 8 5.5 4 3.8 4 14.3 34 6.8 17 4.6 14 14.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 11 6.7 6 5.3 4 11.1 54 10.0 36 9.3 13 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.5 3 2.7 1 2.8 20 3.7 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



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 39 100.0 574 100.0 413 100.0 122 100.0
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 72 12.5 41 9.9 25 20.5
20-24 49 25.4 28 20.0 17 43.6 144 25.1 96 23.2 41 33.6
25-29 53 27.5 42 30.0 7 17.9 166 28.9 124 30.0 29 23.8
30-34 42 21.8 34 24.3 5 12.8 118 20.6 89 21.5 21 17.2
35-39 13 6.7 12 8.6 1 2.6 58 10.1 50 12.1 5 4.1
40-44 6 3.1 6 4.3 0 0.0 15 2.6 12 2.9 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 5.1
Reported Smoking 42 21.9 31 22.3 9 23.1 143 25.0 97 23.5 41 33.6
Unwed 69 35.8 41 29.3 22 56.4 187 32.6 108 26.2 68 55.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 31 16.5 14 10.2 13 34.2 79 14.5 41 10.3 33 29.5
12 Years 81 43.1 55 40.1 22 57.9 243 44.5 164 41.2 63 56.3
12+ Years 76 40.4 68 49.6 3 7.9 224 41.0 193 48.5 16 14.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 177 91.7 127 90.7 39 100.0 545 94.9 391 94.7 118 96.7
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 3.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 163 84.5 117 83.6 35 89.7 474 82.6 335 81.1 109 89.3
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 3 2.1 1 2.6 19 3.3 15 3.6 2 1.6
Primary C-Section 18 9.3 15 10.7 1 2.6 52 9.1 42 10.2 4 3.3
Repeat C-Section 7 3.6 5 3.6 2 5.1 29 5.1 21 5.1 7 5.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 147 84.0 113 86.9 24 72.7 464 87.4 347 89.2 86 81.9
3rd Trimester 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 3.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 1 1.0
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 92 23.8 31 30.4
Adequate 89 51.4 67 51.5 17 53.1 271 51.6 211 54.5 46 45.1
Intermediate 14 8.1 11 8.5 2 6.3 82 15.6 68 17.6 9 8.8
Inadequate 14 8.1 6 4.6 6 18.8 37 7.0 16 4.1 16 15.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 23 12.2 16 11.6 5 13.2 57 10.1 38 9.3 13 10.9
Low Birthweight Birth 12 6.2 9 6.4 1 2.6 19 3.3 13 3.1 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



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 191 100.0 140 100.0 41 100.0 577 100.0 414 100.0 125 100.0
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 21 11.0 11 7.9 10 24.4 73 12.7 43 10.4 24 19.2
20-24 47 24.6 37 26.4 9 22.0 144 25.0 98 23.7 41 32.8
25-29 54 28.3 39 27.9 12 29.3 163 28.2 118 28.5 31 24.8
30-34 42 22.0 30 21.4 8 19.5 125 21.7 95 22.9 23 18.4
35-39 26 13.6 22 15.7 2 4.9 58 10.1 50 12.1 4 3.2
40-44 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 13 2.3 9 2.2 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 4.9 5 3.7 3 7.7 28 5.0 19 4.7 8 6.7
Reported Smoking 57 29.8 35 25.0 21 51.2 156 27.0 105 25.4 48 38.4
Unwed 67 35.1 42 30.0 21 51.2 188 32.6 112 27.1 67 53.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 26 14.5 17 12.9 9 24.3 78 14.3 42 10.6 32 28.1
12 Years 77 43.0 48 36.4 21 56.8 246 45.0 166 41.7 62 54.4
12+ Years 76 42.5 67 50.8 7 18.9 223 40.8 190 47.7 20 17.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 182 95.3 133 95.0 39 95.1 553 95.8 397 95.9 119 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 2.1 0 0.0 6 1.0 6 1.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 3.1 4 2.9 2 4.9 18 3.1 11 2.7 6 4.8
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 152 79.6 111 79.3 35 85.4 464 80.4 322 77.8 110 88.0
Vaginal after C-Section 7 3.7 5 3.6 1 2.4 19 3.3 17 4.1 1 0.8
Primary C-Section 17 8.9 14 10.0 1 2.4 58 10.1 46 11.1 8 6.4
Repeat C-Section 15 7.9 10 7.1 4 9.8 36 6.2 29 7.0 6 4.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 162 89.5 120 89.6 34 91.9 471 85.9 344 86.6 97 85.1
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+ 54 30.3 35 26.3 15 42.9 137 25.1 80 20.2 46 41.1
Adequate 91 51.1 74 55.6 12 34.3 275 50.5 219 55.3 41 36.6
Intermediate 21 11.8 17 12.8 4 11.4 94 17.2 77 19.4 11 9.8
Inadequate 12 6.7 7 5.3 4 11.4 39 7.2 20 5.1 14 12.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 20 10.6 14 10.1 4 10.0 52 9.1 34 8.3 14 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.1 2 1.4 2 4.9 18 3.1 11 2.7 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: 01/28/15



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 42 100.0 633 100.0 464 100.0 128 100.0
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 22 11.6 13 9.8 6 14.3 72 11.4 45 9.7 21 16.4
20-24 48 25.3 31 23.3 15 35.7 160 25.3 104 22.4 47 36.7
25-29 59 31.1 43 32.3 10 23.8 187 29.5 140 30.2 32 25.0
30-34 34 17.9 25 18.8 8 19.0 135 21.3 109 23.5 21 16.4
35-39 19 10.0 16 12.0 2 4.8 58 9.2 51 11.0 3 2.3
40-44 8 4.2 5 3.8 1 2.4 19 3.0 14 3.0 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 7.8 36 7.9 11 9.2
Reported Smoking 44 23.2 31 23.3 11 26.2 165 26.1 117 25.3 45 35.4
Unwed 51 26.8 25 18.8 25 59.5 196 31.0 120 25.9 69 54.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 22 12.3 10 7.8 11 29.7 79 13.1 42 9.3 33 28.2
12 Years 85 47.5 61 47.3 20 54.1 263 43.5 188 41.6 58 49.6
12+ Years 72 40.2 58 45.0 6 16.2 263 43.5 222 49.1 26 22.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 186 97.9 131 98.5 40 95.2 606 95.7 447 96.3 121 94.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.6 4 0.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 2.1 2 1.5 2 4.8 22 3.5 12 2.6 7 5.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 159 83.7 107 80.5 39 92.9 492 77.7 344 74.1 110 85.9
Vaginal after C-Section 7 3.7 7 5.3 0 0.0 22 3.5 22 4.7 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 17 8.9 13 9.8 2 4.8 82 13.0 67 14.4 13 10.2
Repeat C-Section 7 3.7 6 4.5 1 2.4 37 5.8 31 6.7 5 3.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 155 88.6 114 91.2 28 80.0 514 84.4 388 86.0 93 78.8
3rd Trimester 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 1.3 5 1.1 1 0.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.9 5 0.8 4 0.9 1 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 25 14.4 11 8.9 9 25.7 141 23.2 87 19.2 43 36.8
Adequate 91 52.3 70 56.5 17 48.6 317 52.1 254 56.2 45 38.5
Intermediate 47 27.0 40 32.3 3 8.6 106 17.4 86 19.0 13 11.1
Inadequate 11 6.3 3 2.4 6 17.1 45 7.4 25 5.5 16 13.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 7.4 8 6.0 4 9.8 51 8.1 32 6.9 14 11.1
Low Birthweight Birth 3 1.6 2 1.5 1 2.4 23 3.6 13 2.8 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



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 196 100.0 141 100.0 42 100.0 635 100.0 475 100.0 122 100.0
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 30 15.3 19 13.5 8 19.0 74 11.7 45 9.5 25 20.5
20-24 49 25.0 30 21.3 17 40.5 164 25.8 110 23.2 43 35.2
25-29 50 25.5 36 25.5 9 21.4 178 28.0 136 28.6 31 25.4
30-34 49 25.0 40 28.4 7 16.7 144 22.7 118 24.8 17 13.9
35-39 13 6.6 12 8.5 0 0.0 57 9.0 52 10.9 2 1.6
40-44 4 2.0 3 2.1 1 2.4 16 2.5 13 2.7 3 2.5
45+ 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 7.4 11 8.0 3 7.5 68 11.1 50 10.8 16 13.9
Reported Smoking 55 28.1 39 27.7 16 38.1 175 27.6 125 26.4 48 39.7
Unwed 70 35.7 45 31.9 21 50.0 206 32.5 131 27.6 65 53.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 30 15.9 15 10.9 12 30.0 82 13.4 48 10.4 30 26.3
12 Years 84 44.4 57 41.6 21 52.5 254 41.5 179 38.7 56 49.1
12+ Years 75 39.7 65 47.4 7 17.5 276 45.1 236 51.0 28 24.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 185 94.4 133 94.3 40 95.2 604 95.1 454 95.6 115 94.3
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 1 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 8 4.1 5 3.5 2 4.8 25 3.9 15 3.2 7 5.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 153 78.1 104 73.8 36 85.7 486 76.5 352 74.1 103 84.4
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 5 3.5 0 0.0 24 3.8 21 4.4 2 1.6
Primary C-Section 24 12.2 19 13.5 5 11.9 88 13.9 72 15.2 12 9.8
Repeat C-Section 14 7.1 13 9.2 1 2.4 37 5.8 30 6.3 5 4.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 154 80.2 110 79.7 35 83.3 517 82.6 394 83.8 93 78.2
3rd Trimester 3 1.6 1 0.7 1 2.4 15 2.4 10 2.1 3 2.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0 4 0.6 4 0.8 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 58 30.1 34 24.5 22 52.4 176 28.2 123 26.1 45 38.8
Adequate 93 48.2 75 54.0 12 28.6 325 52.1 259 55.0 44 37.9
Intermediate 26 13.5 20 14.4 4 9.5 72 11.5 57 12.1 12 10.3
Inadequate 16 8.3 10 7.2 4 9.5 51 8.2 32 6.8 15 12.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 9.3 12 8.6 6 14.3 52 8.3 35 7.4 12 9.9
Low Birthweight Birth 11 5.6 7 5.0 2 4.8 25 3.9 15 3.2 5 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.
 
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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 247 100.0 190 100.0 44 100.0 677 100.0 514 100.0 123 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 1.6
15-19 20 8.1 13 6.8 7 15.9 69 10.2 44 8.6 22 17.9
20-24 63 25.5 43 22.6 15 34.1 171 25.3 120 23.3 39 31.7
25-29 78 31.6 61 32.1 13 29.5 197 29.1 151 29.4 36 29.3
30-34 52 21.1 44 23.2 6 13.6 150 22.2 123 23.9 16 13.0
35-39 26 10.5 23 12.1 1 2.3 70 10.3 63 12.3 5 4.1
40-44 7 2.8 6 3.2 1 2.3 18 2.7 13 2.5 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 29 12.2 22 11.8 6 15.0 75 11.6 51 10.3 22 19.0
Reported Smoking 66 26.9 47 24.9 18 41.9 196 29.1 143 27.9 49 40.2
Unwed 75 30.5 50 26.3 23 53.5 196 29.0 122 23.7 65 53.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 27 11.4 17 9.1 10 25.0 80 12.4 51 10.3 28 24.3
12 Years 94 39.7 70 37.6 17 42.5 264 40.9 186 37.7 54 47.0
12+ Years 116 48.9 99 53.2 13 32.5 301 46.7 257 52.0 33 28.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 235 95.1 183 96.3 41 93.2 640 94.5 488 94.9 115 93.5
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 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 4.0 5 2.6 3 6.8 32 4.7 22 4.3 7 5.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 180 72.9 133 70.0 35 79.5 523 77.4 391 76.1 105 85.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 4.0 10 5.3 0 0.0 31 4.6 24 4.7 5 4.1
Primary C-Section 41 16.6 35 18.4 6 13.6 83 12.3 70 13.6 8 6.5
Repeat C-Section 16 6.5 12 6.3 3 6.8 39 5.8 29 5.6 5 4.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 205 84.7 164 87.2 30 73.2 558 83.3 436 85.3 89 74.2
3rd Trimester 4 1.7 4 2.1 0 0.0 16 2.4 13 2.5 2 1.7
No Prenatal Care 3 1.2 3 1.6 0 0.0 3 0.5 3 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 58 24.0 42 22.2 12 30.0 181 27.3 131 25.7 39 33.9
Adequate 133 55.0 109 57.7 16 40.0 352 53.1 282 55.4 47 40.9
Intermediate 33 13.6 26 13.8 6 15.0 75 11.3 60 11.8 12 10.4
Inadequate 18 7.4 12 6.3 6 15.0 55 8.3 36 7.1 17 14.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 19 7.8 12 6.3 4 9.3 50 7.5 33 6.5 10 8.2
Low Birthweight Birth 9 3.6 4 2.1 2 4.5 25 3.7 17 3.3 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



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 192 100.0 144 100.0 36 100.0 688 100.0 530 100.0 120 100.0
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 24 12.5 13 9.0 10 27.8 86 12.5 59 11.1 24 20.0
20-24 52 27.1 37 25.7 11 30.6 181 26.3 135 25.5 35 29.2
25-29 50 26.0 39 27.1 9 25.0 176 25.6 136 25.7 31 25.8
30-34 43 22.4 34 23.6 4 11.1 157 22.8 128 24.2 17 14.2
35-39 18 9.4 17 11.8 1 2.8 70 10.2 60 11.3 9 7.5
40-44 5 2.6 4 2.8 1 2.8 17 2.5 12 2.3 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 17 12.1 7 20.0 76 11.7 49 9.7 25 22.3
Reported Smoking 54 28.1 39 27.1 14 38.9 198 28.9 148 27.9 45 37.8
Unwed 61 31.8 36 25.0 21 58.3 203 29.5 129 24.3 66 55.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 25 13.4 16 11.4 8 23.5 95 14.6 62 12.3 32 28.6
12 Years 76 40.9 52 37.1 18 52.9 262 40.3 194 38.6 49 43.8
12+ Years 85 45.7 72 51.4 8 23.5 293 45.1 247 49.1 31 27.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 95.8 138 95.8 34 94.4 642 93.3 496 93.6 111 92.5
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 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 3.6 5 3.5 2 5.6 41 6.0 30 5.7 8 6.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 153 79.7 115 79.9 32 88.9 548 79.9 423 80.0 103 85.8
Vaginal after C-Section 9 4.7 6 4.2 2 5.6 35 5.1 26 4.9 7 5.8
Primary C-Section 23 12.0 18 12.5 1 2.8 70 10.2 57 10.8 6 5.0
Repeat C-Section 7 3.6 5 3.5 1 2.8 33 4.8 23 4.3 4 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 158 82.3 120 83.3 28 77.8 567 83.8 444 84.9 92 78.0
3rd Trimester 8 4.2 5 3.5 2 5.6 16 2.4 13 2.5 2 1.7
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+ 60 31.7 47 32.9 11 32.4 172 25.7 126 24.3 38 33.3
Adequate 99 52.4 75 52.4 16 47.1 366 54.8 295 56.9 50 43.9
Intermediate 13 6.9 11 7.7 2 5.9 79 11.8 61 11.8 13 11.4
Inadequate 17 9.0 10 7.0 5 14.7 51 7.6 36 6.9 13 11.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 7.9 11 7.7 2 5.6 46 6.8 34 6.5 8 6.7
Low Birthweight Birth 5 2.6 4 2.8 1 2.8 29 4.2 22 4.2 5 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for 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 238 100.0 180 100.0 43 100.0 754 100.0 570 100.0 143 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.3 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.7
15-19 25 10.5 18 10.0 5 11.6 93 12.3 68 11.9 22 15.4
20-24 56 23.5 40 22.2 13 30.2 195 25.9 142 24.9 44 30.8
25-29 69 29.0 51 28.3 14 32.6 206 27.3 153 26.8 39 27.3
30-34 55 23.1 45 25.0 6 14.0 169 22.4 136 23.9 24 16.8
35-39 26 10.9 23 12.8 3 7.0 75 9.9 60 10.5 11 7.7
40-44 6 2.5 3 1.7 1 2.3 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 9.5 12 7.1 9 22.0 79 11.0 47 8.6 31 22.8
Reported Smoking 76 32.1 57 31.7 17 39.5 212 28.2 152 26.7 54 38.0
Unwed 60 25.2 36 20.0 21 48.8 225 29.9 147 25.8 71 50.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 28 12.6 18 10.7 10 24.4 106 14.7 65 11.9 40 29.2
12 Years 94 42.3 64 38.1 19 46.3 289 40.1 216 39.6 56 40.9
12+ Years 100 45.0 86 51.2 12 29.3 325 45.1 264 48.4 41 29.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 221 92.9 167 92.8 40 93.0 707 93.8 534 93.7 135 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 0.8 1 0.6 1 2.3 5 0.7 4 0.7 1 0.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 15 6.3 12 6.7 2 4.7 41 5.4 31 5.4 7 4.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 190 80.2 143 79.4 38 88.4 617 82.0 467 82.1 122 85.3
Vaginal after C-Section 12 5.1 8 4.4 3 7.0 33 4.4 25 4.4 6 4.2
Primary C-Section 19 8.0 17 9.4 1 2.3 66 8.8 52 9.1 10 7.0
Repeat C-Section 16 6.8 12 6.7 1 2.3 36 4.8 25 4.4 5 3.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 195 82.6 152 84.9 31 72.1 601 81.1 469 83.5 103 73.6
3rd Trimester 4 1.7 4 2.2 0 0.0 17 2.3 12 2.1 3 2.1
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 0.2 1 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 63 27.2 42 23.7 16 39.0 156 21.4 109 19.7 40 29.0
Adequate 120 51.7 98 55.4 15 36.6 393 53.8 319 57.6 54 39.1
Intermediate 29 12.5 23 13.0 4 9.8 103 14.1 77 13.9 19 13.8
Inadequate 20 8.6 14 7.9 6 14.6 78 10.7 49 8.8 25 18.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 6.8 10 5.6 4 9.3 45 6.0 33 5.8 10 7.0
Low Birthweight Birth 11 4.6 9 5.0 1 2.3 36 4.8 23 4.0 10 7.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



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 41 100.0 760 100.0 578 100.0 146 100.0
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 37 14.3 28 13.6 9 22.0 96 12.6 74 12.8 21 14.4
20-24 73 28.3 58 28.2 11 26.8 215 28.3 157 27.2 51 34.9
25-29 57 22.1 46 22.3 8 19.5 198 26.1 154 26.6 32 21.9
30-34 59 22.9 49 23.8 7 17.1 163 21.4 128 22.1 25 17.1
35-39 26 10.1 20 9.7 5 12.2 74 9.7 52 9.0 16 11.0
40-44 6 2.3 5 2.4 1 2.4 14 1.8 13 2.2 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 30 12.4 20 10.3 9 25.0 79 10.7 47 8.3 31 22.0
Reported Smoking 68 26.5 52 25.2 14 35.0 225 29.7 161 27.9 58 40.0
Unwed 82 31.8 57 27.7 24 58.5 242 31.9 169 29.3 68 46.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 42 17.4 28 14.4 14 37.8 123 16.8 80 14.4 40 28.2
12 Years 92 38.0 78 40.0 12 32.4 301 41.1 230 41.4 61 43.0
12+ Years 108 44.6 89 45.6 11 29.7 309 42.2 246 44.2 41 28.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 237 91.9 191 92.7 37 90.2 714 93.9 539 93.3 141 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 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 19 7.4 13 6.3 4 9.8 42 5.5 35 6.1 5 3.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 205 79.8 165 80.5 33 80.5 621 82.0 471 81.9 124 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 77 10.2 60 10.4 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 85.9 172 86.0 33 84.6 566 75.9 443 78.0 97 67.8
3rd Trimester 4 1.6 4 2.0 0 0.0 21 2.8 14 2.5 5 3.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.6 5 0.7 3 0.5 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 49 19.8 37 18.7 11 28.2 144 19.5 104 18.5 35 24.5
Adequate 147 59.5 122 61.6 19 48.7 372 50.4 300 53.5 55 38.5
Intermediate 37 15.0 27 13.6 7 17.9 123 16.7 91 16.2 25 17.5
Inadequate 14 5.7 12 6.1 2 5.1 99 13.4 66 11.8 28 19.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 5.9 13 6.4 2 4.9 43 5.7 33 5.7 9 6.2
Low Birthweight Birth 13 5.0 9 4.4 3 7.3 34 4.5 21 3.6 10 6.8
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 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 258 100.0 184 100.0 59 100.0 781 100.0 592 100.0 148 100.0
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 31 12.0 22 12.0 8 13.6 85 10.9 62 10.5 20 13.5
20-24 66 25.6 44 23.9 20 33.9 219 28.0 153 25.8 60 40.5
25-29 80 31.0 56 30.4 17 28.8 236 30.2 190 32.1 33 22.3
30-34 55 21.3 42 22.8 11 18.6 159 20.4 126 21.3 24 16.2
35-39 23 8.9 17 9.2 3 5.1 69 8.8 51 8.6 11 7.4
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 28 10.9 15 8.2 13 22.0 72 9.3 44 7.5 27 18.2
Reported Smoking 68 26.4 43 23.4 23 39.0 235 30.3 167 28.4 63 42.6
Unwed 83 32.4 54 29.5 26 44.8 248 31.8 172 29.1 68 46.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 36 14.1 19 10.4 16 27.1 125 16.4 75 13.1 43 29.1
12 Years 103 40.2 74 40.7 25 42.4 335 43.9 253 44.1 68 45.9
12+ Years 117 45.7 89 48.9 18 30.5 303 39.7 246 42.9 37 25.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 249 96.5 176 95.7 58 98.3 739 94.6 551 93.1 147 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 0.8 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 4.7 36 6.1 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 222 86.0 159 86.4 51 86.4 619 80.0 466 79.7 123 83.1
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 8.5 96 12.4 71 12.1 19 12.8
Repeat C-Section 10 3.9 7 3.8 2 3.4 49 6.3 40 6.8 5 3.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 192 75.0 145 79.2 39 67.2 566 73.2 449 76.6 91 62.3
3rd Trimester 9 3.5 4 2.2 3 5.2 32 4.1 19 3.2 7 4.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 1 0.6 0 0.0 6 0.8 4 0.7 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 44 17.5 30 16.8 13 22.4 149 19.6 109 19.0 35 24.1
Adequate 126 50.2 99 55.3 20 34.5 344 45.3 279 48.6 48 33.1
Intermediate 37 14.7 27 15.1 8 13.8 141 18.6 106 18.5 27 18.6
Inadequate 44 17.5 23 12.8 17 29.3 125 16.5 80 13.9 35 24.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 5.4 10 5.4 4 6.8 39 5.0 27 4.6 10 6.8
Low Birthweight Birth 12 4.7 5 2.7 6 10.2 28 3.6 16 2.7 9 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: 01/28/15