Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,345 100.0 1,118 100.0 148 100.0 3,994 100.0 3,366 100.0 410 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 106 7.9 75 6.7 24 16.2 315 7.9 239 7.1 56 13.7
20-24 334 24.8 269 24.1 48 32.4 1,038 26.0 841 25.0 148 36.1
25-29 445 33.1 386 34.5 38 25.7 1,269 31.8 1,108 32.9 102 24.9
30-34 292 21.7 250 22.4 24 16.2 882 22.1 759 22.5 67 16.3
35-39 130 9.7 105 9.4 10 6.8 391 9.8 331 9.8 29 7.1
40-44 37 2.8 32 2.9 4 2.7 92 2.3 82 2.4 7 1.7
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 6 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 35 2.6 29 2.6 6 4.1 77 2.0 59 1.8 14 3.4
Reported Smoking 185 13.9 134 12.1 41 27.7 509 12.9 385 11.5 97 23.7
Unwed 419 31.2 323 28.9 72 48.6 1,242 31.1 942 28.0 223 54.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 107 10.6 72 8.5 28 24.1 389 10.8 295 9.6 70 18.6
12 Years 348 34.4 279 32.7 59 50.9 1,370 38.1 1,113 36.4 203 53.8
12+ Years 557 55.0 501 58.8 29 25.0 1,833 51.0 1,649 53.9 104 27.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,140 84.8 927 82.9 143 96.6 3,401 85.2 2,806 83.4 397 96.8
Birthing Center 100 7.4 94 8.4 2 1.4 316 7.9 300 8.9 6 1.5
Home Birth 44 3.3 42 3.8 1 0.7 118 3.0 114 3.4 2 0.5
Other Facility 54 4.0 50 4.5 1 0.7 137 3.4 128 3.8 3 0.7
Outside Alaska 7 0.5 5 0.4 1 0.7 22 0.6 18 0.5 2 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 986 74.8 814 74.3 114 78.1 2,873 74.0 2,399 73.4 323 79.4
Vaginal after C-Section 32 2.4 26 2.4 5 3.4 93 2.4 74 2.3 15 3.7
Primary C-Section 164 12.4 141 12.9 16 11.0 516 13.3 447 13.7 41 10.1
Repeat C-Section 137 10.4 115 10.5 11 7.5 401 10.3 349 10.7 28 6.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 991 76.5 831 77.0 103 74.6 2,966 77.5 2,534 78.3 293 74.6
3rd Trimester 40 3.1 31 2.9 5 3.6 139 3.6 106 3.3 20 5.1
No Prenatal Care 5 0.4 5 0.5 0 0.0 16 0.4 13 0.4 2 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 371 29.5 311 29.7 40 29.6 1,096 29.5 957 30.5 91 23.6
Adequate 534 42.4 447 42.7 52 38.5 1,593 42.9 1,364 43.5 157 40.7
Intermediate 184 14.6 153 14.6 20 14.8 513 13.8 411 13.1 68 17.6
Inadequate 170 13.5 137 13.1 23 17.0 510 13.7 403 12.9 70 18.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 123 9.1 99 8.9 14 9.5 328 8.2 271 8.1 30 7.3
Low Birthweight Birth 87 6.5 68 6.1 15 10.1 233 5.8 189 5.6 27 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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,310 100.0 1,108 100.0 136 100.0 3,942 100.0 3,363 100.0 380 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.3
15-19 102 7.8 84 7.6 15 11.0 346 8.8 273 8.1 53 13.9
20-24 350 26.7 282 25.5 53 39.0 1,035 26.3 853 25.4 140 36.8
25-29 413 31.5 362 32.7 29 21.3 1,223 31.0 1,079 32.1 94 24.7
30-34 296 22.6 251 22.7 27 19.9 853 21.6 740 22.0 59 15.5
35-39 125 9.5 107 9.7 11 8.1 396 10.0 337 10.0 29 7.6
40-44 20 1.5 18 1.6 1 0.7 77 2.0 71 2.1 4 1.1
45+ 4 0.3 4 0.4 0 0.0 10 0.3 10 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 1.2 12 1.1 2 1.5 60 1.5 45 1.4 10 2.6
Reported Smoking 159 12.2 120 10.9 31 23.0 520 13.3 413 12.4 83 21.9
Unwed 403 30.8 302 27.3 73 53.7 1,197 30.4 916 27.3 211 55.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 137 10.8 118 10.9 17 12.6 458 11.9 367 11.1 71 18.8
12 Years 503 39.6 406 37.4 80 59.3 1,483 38.6 1,218 36.9 203 53.8
12+ Years 629 49.6 563 51.8 38 28.1 1,900 49.5 1,717 52.0 103 27.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,113 85.0 919 82.9 132 97.1 3,381 85.8 2,830 84.2 367 96.6
Birthing Center 98 7.5 95 8.6 1 0.7 328 8.3 313 9.3 7 1.8
Home Birth 39 3.0 38 3.4 0 0.0 113 2.9 109 3.2 2 0.5
Other Facility 54 4.1 51 4.6 2 1.5 103 2.6 96 2.9 3 0.8
Outside Alaska 6 0.5 5 0.5 1 0.7 17 0.4 15 0.4 1 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 936 74.3 788 74.1 105 77.8 2,779 72.7 2,341 71.9 305 80.5
Vaginal after C-Section 28 2.2 23 2.2 4 3.0 76 2.0 57 1.8 15 4.0
Primary C-Section 156 12.4 132 12.4 14 10.4 592 15.5 521 16.0 39 10.3
Repeat C-Section 140 11.1 120 11.3 12 8.9 375 9.8 338 10.4 20 5.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 984 78.4 841 79.0 102 77.3 2,911 78.1 2,522 79.0 267 73.6
3rd Trimester 42 3.3 34 3.2 4 3.0 135 3.6 106 3.3 20 5.5
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 2 0.2 2 1.5 18 0.5 13 0.4 3 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 369 30.1 332 31.9 25 19.1 1,058 30.1 950 31.7 70 20.0
Adequate 526 42.9 456 43.8 55 42.0 1,503 42.8 1,301 43.4 147 42.0
Intermediate 155 12.6 114 10.9 28 21.4 469 13.4 370 12.3 69 19.7
Inadequate 177 14.4 140 13.4 23 17.6 481 13.7 380 12.7 64 18.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 114 8.7 92 8.3 9 6.6 336 8.5 283 8.4 30 7.9
Low Birthweight Birth 79 6.0 66 6.0 5 3.7 221 5.6 189 5.6 16 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,339 100.0 1,140 100.0 126 100.0 3,872 100.0 3,316 100.0 347 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.8 2 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.3
15-19 107 8.0 80 7.0 17 13.5 354 9.1 274 8.3 52 15.0
20-24 354 26.4 290 25.4 47 37.3 1,043 26.9 879 26.5 122 35.2
25-29 411 30.7 360 31.6 35 27.8 1,191 30.8 1,044 31.5 97 28.0
30-34 294 22.0 258 22.6 16 12.7 816 21.1 714 21.5 46 13.3
35-39 136 10.2 119 10.4 8 6.3 376 9.7 320 9.7 26 7.5
40-44 35 2.6 32 2.8 2 1.6 82 2.1 77 2.3 3 0.9
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 7 0.2 7 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 27 2.1 18 1.6 6 4.8 65 1.7 52 1.6 9 2.6
Reported Smoking 165 12.4 131 11.6 25 19.8 523 13.6 415 12.6 83 24.0
Unwed 420 31.5 317 27.9 78 61.9 1,143 29.6 889 26.9 188 54.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 145 11.1 105 9.4 25 19.8 468 12.4 361 11.1 81 23.8
12 Years 519 39.6 428 38.3 64 50.8 1,466 38.7 1,224 37.5 168 49.3
12+ Years 647 49.4 585 52.3 37 29.4 1,851 48.9 1,677 51.4 92 27.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,148 85.7 960 84.2 122 96.8 3,321 85.8 2,794 84.3 334 96.3
Birthing Center 118 8.8 111 9.7 3 2.4 344 8.9 327 9.9 6 1.7
Home Birth 35 2.6 34 3.0 1 0.8 116 3.0 111 3.3 4 1.2
Other Facility 29 2.2 27 2.4 0 0.0 71 1.8 66 2.0 2 0.6
Outside Alaska 9 0.7 8 0.7 0 0.0 20 0.5 18 0.5 1 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 951 72.9 797 71.8 104 82.5 2,753 72.9 2,334 72.2 278 80.8
Vaginal after C-Section 33 2.5 25 2.3 6 4.8 68 1.8 49 1.5 15 4.4
Primary C-Section 196 15.0 174 15.7 11 8.7 633 16.8 554 17.1 38 11.0
Repeat C-Section 124 9.5 114 10.3 5 4.0 321 8.5 295 9.1 13 3.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 991 77.7 862 79.0 88 71.5 2,887 79.3 2,505 80.0 240 73.4
3rd Trimester 57 4.5 41 3.8 11 8.9 137 3.8 111 3.5 18 5.5
No Prenatal Care 7 0.6 6 0.6 0 0.0 24 0.7 18 0.6 4 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 356 29.0 314 30.0 26 21.7 1,035 30.7 927 32.1 62 19.8
Adequate 533 43.5 461 44.1 50 41.7 1,425 42.3 1,231 42.6 129 41.2
Intermediate 174 14.2 144 13.8 20 16.7 460 13.6 367 12.7 64 20.4
Inadequate 163 13.3 126 12.1 24 20.0 450 13.4 362 12.5 58 18.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 91 6.8 80 7.0 7 5.6 331 8.6 282 8.5 31 9.0
Low Birthweight Birth 67 5.0 55 4.8 7 5.6 203 5.3 173 5.2 16 4.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,293 100.0 1,115 100.0 118 100.0 3,808 100.0 3,236 100.0 345 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 137 10.6 109 9.8 21 17.8 345 9.1 271 8.4 53 15.4
20-24 331 25.6 281 25.2 40 33.9 1,068 28.0 895 27.7 121 35.1
25-29 399 30.9 357 32.0 30 25.4 1,188 31.2 1,034 32.0 89 25.8
30-34 263 20.3 231 20.7 16 13.6 773 20.3 669 20.7 51 14.8
35-39 135 10.4 111 10.0 10 8.5 345 9.1 285 8.8 29 8.4
40-44 22 1.7 21 1.9 1 0.8 78 2.0 73 2.3 2 0.6
45+ 5 0.4 5 0.4 0 0.0 9 0.2 8 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 1.4 15 1.4 2 1.7 59 1.6 49 1.5 6 1.8
Reported Smoking 196 15.3 162 14.6 27 22.9 543 14.4 432 13.5 87 25.5
Unwed 374 29.0 297 26.7 60 50.8 1,088 28.6 847 26.2 176 51.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 176 14.0 144 13.1 29 25.0 490 13.1 380 11.9 88 26.0
12 Years 461 36.6 384 35.0 59 50.9 1,461 39.2 1,217 38.1 168 49.6
12+ Years 624 49.5 569 51.9 28 24.1 1,779 47.7 1,601 50.1 83 24.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,120 86.6 951 85.3 113 95.8 3,294 86.5 2,745 84.8 334 96.8
Birthing Center 112 8.7 107 9.6 3 2.5 312 8.2 300 9.3 4 1.2
Home Birth 39 3.0 37 3.3 1 0.8 121 3.2 116 3.6 3 0.9
Other Facility 20 1.5 18 1.6 1 0.8 61 1.6 58 1.8 2 0.6
Outside Alaska 2 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 20 0.5 17 0.5 2 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 892 70.9 756 69.7 96 81.4 2,705 72.8 2,271 72.0 274 80.4
Vaginal after C-Section 15 1.2 9 0.8 5 4.2 58 1.6 42 1.3 14 4.1
Primary C-Section 240 19.1 215 19.8 14 11.9 651 17.5 566 18.0 37 10.9
Repeat C-Section 111 8.8 104 9.6 3 2.5 302 8.1 274 8.7 16 4.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 936 78.2 819 79.1 77 71.3 2,882 80.0 2,466 80.3 244 75.8
3rd Trimester 36 3.0 31 3.0 5 4.6 138 3.8 116 3.8 15 4.7
No Prenatal Care 7 0.7 5 0.5 1 1.0 21 0.6 14 0.5 5 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 333 31.5 304 33.3 19 19.2 1,071 32.3 960 34.0 52 17.0
Adequate 444 42.0 384 42.0 42 42.4 1,366 41.2 1,175 41.7 121 39.7
Intermediate 140 13.2 112 12.3 21 21.2 430 13.0 326 11.6 72 23.6
Inadequate 141 13.3 114 12.5 17 17.2 449 13.5 359 12.7 60 19.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 131 10.2 111 10.0 14 11.9 381 10.0 321 9.9 33 9.6
Low Birthweight Birth 75 5.8 68 6.1 4 3.4 232 6.1 194 6.0 18 5.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,240 100.0 1,061 100.0 103 100.0 3,774 100.0 3,179 100.0 337 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 110 8.9 85 8.0 14 13.6 309 8.2 245 7.7 41 12.2
20-24 358 28.9 308 29.0 35 34.0 1,090 28.9 909 28.6 116 34.4
25-29 381 30.7 327 30.8 32 31.1 1,157 30.7 988 31.1 87 25.8
30-34 259 20.9 225 21.2 14 13.6 758 20.1 642 20.2 58 17.2
35-39 105 8.5 90 8.5 8 7.8 359 9.5 305 9.6 29 8.6
40-44 25 2.0 24 2.3 0 0.0 91 2.4 83 2.6 5 1.5
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 9 0.2 6 0.2 1 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 1.6 19 1.8 1 1.0 63 1.7 54 1.7 5 1.5
Reported Smoking 162 13.2 122 11.6 31 30.4 526 14.1 417 13.3 84 25.2
Unwed 349 28.2 275 26.0 50 49.0 1,073 28.5 840 26.5 163 48.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 147 12.1 112 10.7 27 27.3 450 12.2 348 11.1 78 23.4
12 Years 486 40.1 412 39.4 45 45.5 1,539 41.6 1,271 40.4 171 51.4
12+ Years 580 47.8 523 50.0 27 27.3 1,712 46.3 1,526 48.5 84 25.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,053 84.9 883 83.2 99 96.1 3,286 87.1 2,714 85.4 329 97.6
Birthing Center 114 9.2 109 10.3 0 0.0 292 7.7 280 8.8 3 0.9
Home Birth 42 3.4 40 3.8 2 1.9 123 3.3 118 3.7 2 0.6
Other Facility 22 1.8 21 2.0 1 1.0 48 1.3 46 1.4 1 0.3
Outside Alaska 9 0.7 8 0.8 1 1.0 25 0.7 21 0.7 2 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 910 75.0 781 75.2 78 78.0 2,732 74.2 2,277 73.6 264 79.3
Vaginal after C-Section 20 1.6 15 1.4 4 4.0 65 1.8 45 1.5 16 4.8
Primary C-Section 197 16.2 165 15.9 13 13.0 606 16.5 522 16.9 36 10.8
Repeat C-Section 86 7.1 77 7.4 5 5.0 280 7.6 251 8.1 17 5.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 960 82.1 824 82.2 75 78.1 2,923 80.6 2,470 80.6 253 78.3
3rd Trimester 44 3.8 39 3.9 2 2.1 173 4.8 148 4.8 15 4.6
No Prenatal Care 10 0.9 7 0.8 3 3.2 18 0.5 12 0.4 4 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 346 31.9 309 33.3 17 18.1 1,113 32.4 982 33.9 49 15.6
Adequate 448 41.3 386 41.6 37 39.4 1,381 40.2 1,184 40.9 119 37.8
Intermediate 146 13.4 111 12.0 23 24.5 455 13.2 336 11.6 83 26.3
Inadequate 146 13.4 122 13.1 17 18.1 490 14.2 396 13.7 64 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 109 8.8 91 8.6 10 9.8 394 10.5 327 10.3 32 9.5
Low Birthweight Birth 61 4.9 50 4.7 5 5.0 237 6.3 196 6.2 17 5.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,275 100.0 1,060 100.0 124 100.0 3,660 100.0 3,084 100.0 332 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 98 7.7 77 7.3 18 14.5 290 7.9 231 7.5 40 12.0
20-24 379 29.7 306 28.9 46 37.1 1,068 29.2 894 29.0 115 34.6
25-29 408 32.0 350 33.0 27 21.8 1,117 30.5 965 31.3 77 23.2
30-34 251 19.7 213 20.1 21 16.9 698 19.1 589 19.1 58 17.5
35-39 105 8.2 84 7.9 11 8.9 370 10.1 305 9.9 34 10.2
40-44 31 2.4 28 2.6 1 0.8 105 2.9 91 3.0 7 2.1
45+ 3 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 11 0.3 8 0.3 1 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 1.7 15 1.4 3 2.5 55 1.5 46 1.5 5 1.5
Reported Smoking 185 14.8 148 14.1 29 24.0 529 14.6 433 14.2 73 22.3
Unwed 365 28.7 275 26.0 66 53.7 1,046 28.6 828 26.9 152 46.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 167 13.3 124 11.8 32 25.8 449 12.5 355 11.7 71 21.5
12 Years 514 40.9 421 39.9 64 51.6 1,518 42.3 1,248 41.0 172 52.1
12+ Years 575 45.8 509 48.3 28 22.6 1,621 45.2 1,441 47.3 87 26.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,121 87.9 911 85.9 122 98.4 3,218 87.9 2,665 86.4 320 96.4
Birthing Center 86 6.7 84 7.9 1 0.8 265 7.2 253 8.2 8 2.4
Home Birth 40 3.1 39 3.7 0 0.0 121 3.3 116 3.8 1 0.3
Other Facility 19 1.5 19 1.8 0 0.0 33 0.9 31 1.0 1 0.3
Outside Alaska 9 0.7 7 0.7 1 0.8 23 0.6 19 0.6 2 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 903 72.5 734 71.2 100 81.3 2,650 74.2 2,202 73.3 268 81.5
Vaginal after C-Section 23 1.8 18 1.7 5 4.1 67 1.9 49 1.6 15 4.6
Primary C-Section 214 17.2 186 18.0 10 8.1 585 16.4 514 17.1 30 9.1
Repeat C-Section 105 8.4 93 9.0 8 6.5 271 7.6 241 8.0 16 4.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 986 79.8 823 79.8 92 78.0 2,880 80.7 2,436 80.8 261 80.6
3rd Trimester 58 4.7 46 4.5 8 6.8 171 4.8 145 4.8 15 4.6
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 2 0.2 1 0.9 10 0.3 6 0.2 2 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 392 33.4 347 35.5 16 14.3 1,135 33.3 998 34.7 54 17.1
Adequate 474 40.4 405 41.4 42 37.5 1,379 40.5 1,179 41.0 124 39.2
Intermediate 144 12.3 103 10.5 28 25.0 433 12.7 321 11.2 82 25.9
Inadequate 162 13.8 123 12.6 26 23.2 461 13.5 375 13.1 56 17.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 141 11.1 119 11.2 9 7.3 405 11.1 344 11.2 29 8.7
Low Birthweight Birth 96 7.6 76 7.2 9 7.4 246 6.8 209 6.8 14 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,259 100.0 1,058 100.0 110 100.0 3,389 100.0 2,906 100.0 300 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 101 8.0 83 7.8 9 8.2 293 8.6 238 8.2 35 11.7
20-24 353 28.0 295 27.9 35 31.8 991 29.2 841 28.9 109 36.3
25-29 368 29.2 311 29.4 28 25.5 974 28.7 856 29.5 66 22.0
30-34 248 19.7 204 19.3 23 20.9 652 19.2 563 19.4 50 16.7
35-39 149 11.8 131 12.4 10 9.1 361 10.7 305 10.5 32 10.7
40-44 35 2.8 31 2.9 4 3.6 105 3.1 93 3.2 6 2.0
45+ 5 0.4 3 0.3 1 0.9 11 0.3 9 0.3 1 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 1.8 20 1.9 1 0.9 47 1.4 41 1.4 5 1.7
Reported Smoking 179 14.4 147 14.0 24 21.8 512 15.3 427 14.8 70 23.4
Unwed 359 28.6 290 27.4 47 42.7 971 28.7 786 27.1 133 44.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 136 11.0 112 10.7 19 17.3 406 12.4 331 11.7 58 19.7
12 Years 539 43.8 438 42.0 62 56.4 1,407 43.0 1,173 41.6 155 52.5
12+ Years 557 45.2 494 47.3 29 26.4 1,460 44.6 1,314 46.6 82 27.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,112 88.3 920 87.0 108 98.2 2,988 88.2 2,525 86.9 289 96.3
Birthing Center 92 7.3 87 8.2 2 1.8 262 7.7 250 8.6 8 2.7
Home Birth 41 3.3 39 3.7 0 0.0 109 3.2 105 3.6 1 0.3
Other Facility 7 0.6 6 0.6 0 0.0 14 0.4 12 0.4 1 0.3
Outside Alaska 7 0.6 6 0.6 0 0.0 16 0.5 14 0.5 1 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 919 75.0 762 74.3 86 78.2 2,494 75.0 2,119 74.4 241 80.9
Vaginal after C-Section 22 1.8 12 1.2 7 6.4 66 2.0 48 1.7 13 4.4
Primary C-Section 195 15.9 171 16.7 13 11.8 515 15.5 459 16.1 31 10.4
Repeat C-Section 89 7.3 81 7.9 4 3.6 249 7.5 224 7.9 13 4.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 977 79.9 823 79.7 86 78.9 2,688 81.3 2,324 81.8 235 78.9
3rd Trimester 71 5.8 63 6.1 5 4.6 154 4.7 131 4.6 12 4.0
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 9 0.3 6 0.2 1 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 375 31.8 326 32.9 16 14.7 1,060 33.5 954 35.2 48 16.4
Adequate 459 38.9 393 39.6 40 36.7 1,283 40.5 1,115 41.1 111 37.9
Intermediate 165 14.0 122 12.3 32 29.4 400 12.6 297 11.0 80 27.3
Inadequate 182 15.4 151 15.2 21 19.3 423 13.4 345 12.7 54 18.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 144 11.5 117 11.1 13 11.8 371 11.0 321 11.1 29 9.7
Low Birthweight Birth 80 6.4 70 6.7 3 2.7 218 6.5 194 6.7 10 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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,126 100.0 966 100.0 98 100.0 3,036 100.0 2,646 100.0 262 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.2 4 0.2 1 0.4
15-19 91 8.1 71 7.3 13 13.3 291 9.6 242 9.1 35 13.4
20-24 336 29.8 293 30.3 34 34.7 862 28.4 737 27.9 99 37.8
25-29 341 30.3 304 31.5 22 22.4 870 28.7 787 29.7 55 21.0
30-34 199 17.7 172 17.8 14 14.3 585 19.3 514 19.4 41 15.6
35-39 116 10.3 90 9.3 13 13.3 309 10.2 260 9.8 28 10.7
40-44 39 3.5 32 3.3 2 2.0 105 3.5 95 3.6 2 0.8
45+ 3 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 7 0.2 7 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 1.1 11 1.1 1 1.0 39 1.3 32 1.2 6 2.3
Reported Smoking 165 14.8 138 14.3 20 20.6 471 15.6 396 15.1 65 24.9
Unwed 322 28.6 263 27.3 39 40.2 876 28.9 721 27.3 117 44.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 146 13.3 119 12.6 20 20.8 406 14.0 333 13.1 57 22.4
12 Years 465 42.3 389 41.1 46 47.9 1,221 42.0 1,038 40.8 132 51.8
12+ Years 489 44.5 438 46.3 30 31.3 1,280 44.0 1,171 46.1 66 25.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 985 87.5 834 86.3 90 91.8 2,676 88.1 2,305 87.1 251 95.8
Birthing Center 87 7.7 82 8.5 5 5.1 238 7.8 230 8.7 6 2.3
Home Birth 40 3.6 38 3.9 1 1.0 101 3.3 93 3.5 3 1.1
Other Facility 7 0.6 6 0.6 1 1.0 7 0.2 6 0.2 1 0.4
Outside Alaska 7 0.6 6 0.6 1 1.0 14 0.5 12 0.5 1 0.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 828 75.1 706 74.4 82 85.4 2,255 75.3 1,956 74.8 215 83.0
Vaginal after C-Section 22 2.0 19 2.0 3 3.1 54 1.8 44 1.7 8 3.1
Primary C-Section 176 16.0 157 16.5 7 7.3 453 15.1 406 15.5 25 9.7
Repeat C-Section 77 7.0 67 7.1 4 4.2 233 7.8 210 8.0 11 4.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 917 82.8 790 83.2 83 85.6 2,388 80.7 2,096 81.2 206 78.9
3rd Trimester 42 3.8 36 3.8 2 2.1 141 4.8 121 4.7 10 3.8
No Prenatal Care 2 0.2 1 0.1 1 1.1 8 0.3 6 0.2 1 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 368 34.9 325 36.0 22 23.2 951 33.7 869 35.4 48 18.8
Adequate 446 42.3 381 42.2 42 44.2 1,177 41.7 1,034 42.1 98 38.4
Intermediate 124 11.8 96 10.6 22 23.2 318 11.3 242 9.9 62 24.3
Inadequate 117 11.1 101 11.2 9 9.5 376 13.3 309 12.6 47 18.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 120 10.7 108 11.2 7 7.1 313 10.3 280 10.6 22 8.4
Low Birthweight Birth 70 6.2 63 6.5 2 2.0 182 6.0 164 6.2 11 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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 1,004 100.0 882 100.0 92 100.0 2,743 100.0 2,427 100.0 224 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.3 6 0.2 1 0.4
15-19 101 10.1 84 9.5 13 14.1 282 10.3 243 10.0 30 13.4
20-24 302 30.1 253 28.7 40 43.5 752 27.4 643 26.5 82 36.6
25-29 265 26.4 241 27.3 16 17.4 760 27.7 693 28.6 50 22.3
30-34 205 20.4 187 21.2 13 14.1 559 20.4 496 20.4 40 17.9
35-39 96 9.6 84 9.5 9 9.8 282 10.3 251 10.3 20 8.9
40-44 31 3.1 30 3.4 0 0.0 90 3.3 86 3.5 0 0.0
45+ 3 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 6 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 1.3 10 1.1 3 3.3 38 1.4 29 1.2 7 3.1
Reported Smoking 168 16.9 142 16.2 26 28.3 470 17.3 404 16.8 62 27.7
Unwed 290 28.9 233 26.4 47 51.1 786 28.7 658 27.1 101 45.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 124 13.2 100 12.1 19 21.3 345 13.2 287 12.4 47 21.6
12 Years 403 42.8 346 41.8 47 52.8 1,134 43.5 987 42.6 115 52.8
12+ Years 414 44.0 382 46.1 23 25.8 1,129 43.3 1,043 45.0 56 25.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 891 88.7 771 87.4 91 98.9 2,424 88.4 2,122 87.4 220 98.2
Birthing Center 83 8.3 81 9.2 1 1.1 226 8.2 220 9.1 2 0.9
Home Birth 28 2.8 28 3.2 0 0.0 82 3.0 75 3.1 2 0.9
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 11 0.4 10 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 747 75.0 651 74.4 73 79.3 2,050 75.7 1,800 74.9 187 84.2
Vaginal after C-Section 22 2.2 17 1.9 3 3.3 52 1.9 43 1.8 6 2.7
Primary C-Section 144 14.5 131 15.0 11 12.0 390 14.4 356 14.8 22 9.9
Repeat C-Section 83 8.3 76 8.7 5 5.4 217 8.0 203 8.5 7 3.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 794 81.4 711 82.8 66 71.7 2,101 78.8 1,871 79.3 165 74.3
3rd Trimester 41 4.2 32 3.7 5 5.4 144 5.4 125 5.3 11 5.0
No Prenatal Care 3 0.3 2 0.2 0 0.0 11 0.4 10 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 317 34.1 303 37.1 10 11.2 827 32.4 765 33.9 40 18.5
Adequate 378 40.6 341 41.8 29 32.6 1,067 41.8 963 42.6 74 34.3
Intermediate 111 11.9 79 9.7 26 29.2 275 10.8 214 9.5 50 23.1
Inadequate 124 13.3 93 11.4 24 27.0 383 15.0 316 14.0 52 24.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 107 10.7 96 10.9 9 9.8 271 9.9 241 10.0 20 9.0
Low Birthweight Birth 68 6.8 61 6.9 5 5.4 155 5.7 141 5.8 11 4.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 906 100.0 798 100.0 72 100.0 2,558 100.0 2,269 100.0 201 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 4 0.4 3 0.4 1 1.4 7 0.3 6 0.3 1 0.5
15-19 99 10.9 87 10.9 9 12.5 260 10.2 220 9.7 30 14.9
20-24 224 24.7 191 23.9 25 34.7 684 26.7 599 26.4 62 30.8
25-29 264 29.1 242 30.3 17 23.6 704 27.5 640 28.2 52 25.9
30-34 181 20.0 155 19.4 14 19.4 519 20.3 455 20.1 36 17.9
35-39 97 10.7 86 10.8 6 8.3 292 11.4 261 11.5 20 10.0
40-44 35 3.9 33 4.1 0 0.0 83 3.2 80 3.5 0 0.0
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 1.6 11 1.4 2 2.8 42 1.7 35 1.6 5 2.5
Reported Smoking 138 15.4 116 14.6 19 26.4 471 18.6 412 18.3 52 26.1
Unwed 264 29.2 225 28.2 31 43.1 740 29.0 630 27.8 88 43.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 136 15.7 114 14.8 18 25.7 313 12.7 261 11.9 43 22.1
12 Years 353 40.8 303 39.5 39 55.7 1,103 44.8 968 44.1 103 52.8
12+ Years 377 43.5 351 45.7 13 18.6 1,045 42.5 966 44.0 49 25.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 800 88.3 700 87.7 70 97.2 2,262 88.4 1,993 87.8 195 97.0
Birthing Center 68 7.5 67 8.4 0 0.0 213 8.3 205 9.0 2 1.0
Home Birth 33 3.6 27 3.4 2 2.8 69 2.7 60 2.6 3 1.5
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 0.6 4 0.5 0 0.0 14 0.5 11 0.5 1 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 680 75.9 599 75.6 60 84.5 1,906 75.8 1,678 75.1 168 84.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 1.1 8 1.0 2 2.8 50 2.0 44 2.0 4 2.0
Primary C-Section 133 14.8 118 14.9 7 9.9 349 13.9 316 14.1 20 10.1
Repeat C-Section 73 8.1 67 8.5 2 2.8 210 8.3 196 8.8 7 3.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 677 77.3 595 77.1 57 79.2 1,933 77.5 1,716 77.5 152 76.8
3rd Trimester 58 6.6 53 6.9 3 4.2 133 5.3 117 5.3 9 4.5
No Prenatal Care 3 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 8 0.3 8 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 266 31.8 241 32.8 16 22.5 771 32.1 691 32.5 57 29.2
Adequate 353 42.2 312 42.4 27 38.0 1,024 42.7 921 43.3 70 35.9
Intermediate 83 9.9 67 9.1 14 19.7 246 10.3 208 9.8 29 14.9
Inadequate 135 16.1 115 15.6 14 19.7 359 15.0 307 14.4 39 20.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 86 9.5 76 9.6 6 8.3 252 9.9 215 9.5 26 13.1
Low Birthweight Birth 44 4.9 40 5.0 4 5.6 139 5.5 120 5.3 17 8.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 833 100.0 747 100.0 60 100.0 2,514 100.0 2,244 100.0 187 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
15-19 82 9.8 72 9.6 8 13.3 249 9.9 211 9.4 30 16.0
20-24 226 27.1 199 26.6 17 28.3 684 27.2 610 27.2 55 29.4
25-29 231 27.7 210 28.1 17 28.3 692 27.5 622 27.7 50 26.7
30-34 173 20.8 154 20.6 13 21.7 512 20.4 459 20.5 34 18.2
35-39 89 10.7 81 10.8 5 8.3 289 11.5 260 11.6 17 9.1
40-44 24 2.9 23 3.1 0 0.0 76 3.0 70 3.1 1 0.5
45+ 2 0.2 2 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 1.3 8 1.1 2 3.3 43 1.7 37 1.7 4 2.2
Reported Smoking 164 19.8 146 19.7 17 28.3 499 20.0 442 19.8 49 26.8
Unwed 232 27.9 200 26.8 23 38.3 731 29.1 625 27.9 84 44.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 85 10.6 73 10.1 10 16.9 280 11.6 236 10.8 35 19.2
12 Years 378 47.2 338 46.9 29 49.2 1,095 45.2 979 45.0 91 50.0
12+ Years 338 42.2 310 43.0 20 33.9 1,049 43.3 962 44.2 56 30.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 733 88.0 651 87.1 59 98.3 2,219 88.3 1,966 87.6 181 96.8
Birthing Center 75 9.0 72 9.6 1 1.7 235 9.3 224 10.0 3 1.6
Home Birth 21 2.5 20 2.7 0 0.0 49 1.9 45 2.0 2 1.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 0.5 4 0.5 0 0.0 11 0.4 9 0.4 1 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 623 76.3 550 74.8 54 91.5 1,875 76.3 1,660 75.7 155 83.8
Vaginal after C-Section 20 2.4 18 2.4 1 1.7 56 2.3 50 2.3 4 2.2
Primary C-Section 113 13.8 107 14.6 4 6.8 336 13.7 307 14.0 18 9.7
Repeat C-Section 61 7.5 60 8.2 0 0.0 189 7.7 175 8.0 8 4.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 630 77.5 565 77.5 42 72.4 1,934 78.6 1,741 79.1 133 73.5
3rd Trimester 45 5.5 40 5.5 3 5.2 100 4.1 83 3.8 9 5.0
No Prenatal Care 5 0.6 5 0.7 0 0.0 7 0.3 6 0.3 1 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 244 31.1 221 31.3 14 25.0 761 31.8 684 32.0 58 32.4
Adequate 336 42.8 310 43.8 18 32.1 1,073 44.8 976 45.6 65 36.3
Intermediate 81 10.3 68 9.6 10 17.9 237 9.9 204 9.5 21 11.7
Inadequate 124 15.8 108 15.3 14 25.0 322 13.5 275 12.9 35 19.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 78 9.4 69 9.3 5 8.5 248 9.9 211 9.4 28 15.3
Low Birthweight Birth 43 5.2 40 5.4 2 3.4 153 6.1 130 5.8 20 10.8
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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 819 100.0 724 100.0 69 100.0 2,382 100.0 2,129 100.0 178 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 1 0.0 1 0.6
15-19 79 9.6 61 8.4 13 18.8 237 9.9 195 9.2 33 18.5
20-24 234 28.6 209 28.9 20 29.0 647 27.2 591 27.8 44 24.7
25-29 209 25.5 188 26.0 18 26.1 666 28.0 596 28.0 51 28.7
30-34 165 20.1 146 20.2 9 13.0 484 20.3 436 20.5 29 16.3
35-39 106 12.9 94 13.0 9 13.0 271 11.4 243 11.4 16 9.0
40-44 24 2.9 24 3.3 0 0.0 70 2.9 62 2.9 4 2.2
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 2.1 16 2.2 1 1.5 47 2.0 41 1.9 5 2.9
Reported Smoking 169 20.8 150 20.8 16 23.9 475 20.1 414 19.6 51 29.3
Unwed 244 29.8 205 28.3 34 49.3 698 29.3 597 28.0 86 48.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 92 11.6 74 10.5 15 22.7 292 12.6 242 11.6 41 23.6
12 Years 372 46.9 327 46.3 35 53.0 1,038 44.8 934 44.9 85 48.9
12+ Years 330 41.6 305 43.2 16 24.2 988 42.6 906 43.5 48 27.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 729 89.0 642 88.7 66 95.7 2,090 87.7 1,854 87.1 173 97.2
Birthing Center 70 8.5 66 9.1 1 1.4 233 9.8 221 10.4 2 1.1
Home Birth 15 1.8 13 1.8 1 1.4 48 2.0 45 2.1 2 1.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 0.6 3 0.4 1 1.4 10 0.4 8 0.4 1 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 603 75.2 529 74.8 54 78.3 1,784 76.7 1,588 76.5 143 80.8
Vaginal after C-Section 20 2.5 18 2.5 1 1.4 47 2.0 40 1.9 5 2.8
Primary C-Section 103 12.8 91 12.9 9 13.0 306 13.2 276 13.3 19 10.7
Repeat C-Section 76 9.5 69 9.8 5 7.2 189 8.1 172 8.3 10 5.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 626 77.8 556 78.1 53 77.9 1,791 76.5 1,615 76.9 125 72.7
3rd Trimester 30 3.7 24 3.4 3 4.4 112 4.8 96 4.6 9 5.2
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 1 0.0 2 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 261 33.5 229 33.4 27 39.7 730 31.8 660 32.1 56 32.6
Adequate 335 43.1 299 43.6 25 36.8 1,037 45.1 941 45.8 64 37.2
Intermediate 82 10.5 73 10.7 5 7.4 214 9.3 182 8.9 19 11.0
Inadequate 100 12.9 84 12.3 11 16.2 316 13.8 271 13.2 33 19.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 88 10.8 70 9.7 15 22.1 236 9.9 200 9.4 29 16.6
Low Birthweight Birth 52 6.4 40 5.5 11 16.2 146 6.1 121 5.7 23 13.0
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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 862 100.0 773 100.0 58 100.0 2,272 100.0 2,055 100.0 151 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.7
15-19 88 10.2 78 10.1 9 15.5 232 10.2 197 9.6 28 18.5
20-24 224 26.0 202 26.1 18 31.0 589 25.9 545 26.5 36 23.8
25-29 252 29.2 224 29.0 15 25.9 666 29.3 605 29.4 42 27.8
30-34 174 20.2 159 20.6 12 20.7 437 19.2 395 19.2 28 18.5
35-39 94 10.9 85 11.0 3 5.2 267 11.8 241 11.7 12 7.9
40-44 28 3.2 23 3.0 1 1.7 74 3.3 66 3.2 4 2.6
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 1.8 13 1.7 1 1.8 45 2.0 39 1.9 5 3.4
Reported Smoking 166 19.5 146 19.1 16 28.6 478 21.2 423 20.7 48 32.2
Unwed 255 29.6 220 28.5 27 46.6 648 28.5 560 27.3 74 49.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 103 12.4 89 11.9 10 17.5 284 12.7 239 11.8 34 22.8
12 Years 345 41.6 314 41.9 27 47.4 975 43.8 884 43.7 75 50.3
12+ Years 381 46.0 347 46.3 20 35.1 969 43.5 900 44.5 40 26.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 757 87.8 673 87.1 56 96.6 1,978 87.1 1,771 86.2 148 98.0
Birthing Center 90 10.4 86 11.1 1 1.7 229 10.1 220 10.7 2 1.3
Home Birth 13 1.5 12 1.6 1 1.7 56 2.5 55 2.7 1 0.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.2 2 0.3 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 649 77.5 581 77.5 47 82.5 1,746 78.3 1,576 78.2 124 82.7
Vaginal after C-Section 16 1.9 14 1.9 2 3.5 48 2.2 40 2.0 7 4.7
Primary C-Section 120 14.3 109 14.5 5 8.8 269 12.1 245 12.2 13 8.7
Repeat C-Section 52 6.2 46 6.1 3 5.3 166 7.4 154 7.6 6 4.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 678 80.4 620 81.6 38 69.1 1,714 76.5 1,560 76.8 107 73.3
3rd Trimester 25 3.0 19 2.5 3 5.5 124 5.5 111 5.5 7 4.8
No Prenatal Care 2 0.2 1 0.1 1 1.8 5 0.2 3 0.1 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 256 30.8 234 31.3 17 30.9 675 30.4 624 31.0 35 24.3
Adequate 402 48.4 367 49.1 22 40.0 1,011 45.5 928 46.1 57 39.6
Intermediate 74 8.9 63 8.4 6 10.9 209 9.4 174 8.6 25 17.4
Inadequate 98 11.8 83 11.1 10 18.2 325 14.6 288 14.3 27 18.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 82 9.6 72 9.3 8 14.3 210 9.3 185 9.0 19 12.8
Low Birthweight Birth 58 6.7 50 6.5 7 12.1 135 6.0 118 5.8 14 9.3
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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 701 100.0 632 100.0 51 100.0 2,110 100.0 1,917 100.0 140 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 2.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.7
15-19 70 10.0 56 8.9 11 21.6 234 11.1 202 10.5 25 17.9
20-24 189 27.0 180 28.5 6 11.8 534 25.3 493 25.7 31 22.1
25-29 205 29.2 184 29.1 18 35.3 610 28.9 564 29.4 37 26.4
30-34 145 20.7 131 20.7 8 15.7 406 19.2 363 18.9 30 21.4
35-39 71 10.1 64 10.1 4 7.8 255 12.1 228 11.9 13 9.3
40-44 18 2.6 15 2.4 3 5.9 63 3.0 60 3.1 3 2.1
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 2.1 12 1.9 3 5.9 47 2.2 41 2.1 6 4.3
Reported Smoking 140 20.0 118 18.7 19 37.3 476 22.6 422 22.1 47 33.6
Unwed 199 28.4 172 27.2 25 49.0 592 28.1 519 27.1 61 43.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 97 14.0 79 12.6 16 31.4 265 12.7 224 11.8 32 23.2
12 Years 321 46.2 293 46.8 23 45.1 933 44.6 842 44.2 75 54.3
12+ Years 277 39.9 254 40.6 12 23.5 895 42.8 839 44.0 31 22.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 604 86.2 539 85.3 51 100.0 1,830 86.7 1,649 86.0 136 97.1
Birthing Center 73 10.4 69 10.9 0 0.0 200 9.5 191 10.0 2 1.4
Home Birth 20 2.9 20 3.2 0 0.0 63 3.0 62 3.2 1 0.7
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 15 0.7 13 0.7 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 532 77.4 478 77.2 42 82.4 1,626 77.8 1,469 77.4 118 84.3
Vaginal after C-Section 11 1.6 8 1.3 2 3.9 47 2.2 40 2.1 6 4.3
Primary C-Section 83 12.1 76 12.3 5 9.8 232 11.1 214 11.3 10 7.1
Repeat C-Section 61 8.9 57 9.2 2 3.9 186 8.9 176 9.3 6 4.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 487 70.2 439 70.0 34 69.4 1,525 73.0 1,384 72.8 103 74.6
3rd Trimester 57 8.2 53 8.5 3 6.1 132 6.3 120 6.3 8 5.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 2.0 5 0.2 4 0.2 1 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 213 30.9 197 31.7 12 24.5 623 29.9 582 30.6 26 19.1
Adequate 300 43.5 275 44.2 17 34.7 897 43.0 822 43.3 54 39.7
Intermediate 58 8.4 46 7.4 8 16.3 201 9.6 168 8.8 28 20.6
Inadequate 118 17.1 104 16.7 12 24.5 364 17.5 327 17.2 28 20.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 66 9.4 58 9.2 6 11.8 189 9.0 169 8.8 16 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 36 5.2 31 4.9 5 9.8 128 6.1 117 6.1 9 6.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 709 100.0 650 100.0 42 100.0 2,131 100.0 1,941 100.0 142 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 74 10.4 63 9.7 8 19.0 252 11.8 231 11.9 15 10.6
20-24 176 24.8 163 25.1 12 28.6 509 23.9 457 23.5 40 28.2
25-29 209 29.5 197 30.3 9 21.4 593 27.8 545 28.1 39 27.5
30-34 118 16.6 105 16.2 8 19.0 419 19.7 380 19.6 32 22.5
35-39 102 14.4 92 14.2 5 11.9 282 13.2 253 13.0 15 10.6
40-44 28 3.9 28 4.3 0 0.0 69 3.2 68 3.5 1 0.7
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 2.1 14 2.2 1 2.4 51 2.4 46 2.4 5 3.5
Reported Smoking 172 24.3 159 24.5 13 31.0 487 22.9 434 22.4 44 31.0
Unwed 194 27.4 168 25.8 22 52.4 605 28.4 527 27.2 59 41.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 84 11.9 71 11.0 8 19.5 251 11.9 213 11.0 29 20.7
12 Years 309 43.9 277 42.8 25 61.0 924 43.6 823 42.6 81 57.9
12+ Years 311 44.2 299 46.2 8 19.5 943 44.5 897 46.4 30 21.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 617 87.0 559 86.0 41 97.6 1,862 87.4 1,684 86.8 135 95.1
Birthing Center 66 9.3 65 10.0 1 2.4 191 9.0 184 9.5 3 2.1
Home Birth 23 3.2 23 3.5 0 0.0 62 2.9 59 3.0 3 2.1
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 15 0.7 13 0.7 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 565 80.1 517 80.0 35 83.3 1,642 77.3 1,483 76.6 121 85.2
Vaginal after C-Section 21 3.0 18 2.8 3 7.1 53 2.5 48 2.5 5 3.5
Primary C-Section 66 9.4 60 9.3 3 7.1 242 11.4 226 11.7 10 7.0
Repeat C-Section 53 7.5 51 7.9 1 2.4 188 8.8 178 9.2 6 4.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 549 78.1 501 77.7 35 83.3 1,601 75.7 1,462 75.8 106 75.2
3rd Trimester 42 6.0 39 6.0 1 2.4 97 4.6 85 4.4 8 5.7
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 206 29.4 193 29.9 6 15.0 606 28.7 568 29.4 26 18.7
Adequate 309 44.1 286 44.3 18 45.0 945 44.7 865 44.8 60 43.2
Intermediate 77 11.0 65 10.1 11 27.5 221 10.5 191 9.9 26 18.7
Inadequate 109 15.5 101 15.7 5 12.5 341 16.1 305 15.8 27 19.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 62 8.8 55 8.5 5 11.9 186 8.7 166 8.6 17 12.0
Low Birthweight Birth 41 5.8 37 5.7 2 4.8 127 6.0 117 6.0 7 4.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 700 100.0 635 100.0 47 100.0 2,189 100.0 1,963 100.0 181 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 90 12.9 83 13.1 6 12.8 270 12.3 242 12.3 22 12.2
20-24 169 24.1 150 23.6 13 27.7 535 24.4 468 23.8 53 29.3
25-29 196 28.0 183 28.8 10 21.3 573 26.2 515 26.2 50 27.6
30-34 143 20.4 127 20.0 14 29.8 461 21.1 427 21.8 29 16.0
35-39 82 11.7 72 11.3 4 8.5 274 12.5 239 12.2 23 12.7
40-44 17 2.4 17 2.7 0 0.0 71 3.2 67 3.4 4 2.2
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 2.4 15 2.4 2 4.3 60 2.8 48 2.5 11 6.1
Reported Smoking 164 23.5 145 22.9 15 31.9 492 22.5 419 21.4 64 35.4
Unwed 199 28.4 179 28.2 14 29.8 653 29.8 558 28.4 76 42.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 84 12.1 74 11.7 8 17.4 253 11.6 210 10.7 35 19.9
12 Years 303 43.7 272 43.0 27 58.7 945 43.5 830 42.5 98 55.7
12+ Years 307 44.2 286 45.3 11 23.9 975 44.9 914 46.8 43 24.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 609 87.0 551 86.8 44 93.6 1,942 88.7 1,731 88.2 173 95.6
Birthing Center 61 8.7 57 9.0 1 2.1 163 7.4 156 7.9 2 1.1
Home Birth 20 2.9 19 3.0 1 2.1 69 3.2 63 3.2 5 2.8
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 1.4 8 1.3 1 2.1 15 0.7 13 0.7 1 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 529 75.7 474 74.8 41 87.2 1,681 76.9 1,491 76.0 154 85.1
Vaginal after C-Section 15 2.1 14 2.2 1 2.1 54 2.5 51 2.6 3 1.7
Primary C-Section 83 11.9 78 12.3 2 4.3 261 11.9 243 12.4 14 7.7
Repeat C-Section 72 10.3 68 10.7 3 6.4 191 8.7 176 9.0 10 5.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 489 70.6 444 70.5 34 72.3 1,665 76.5 1,507 77.1 131 73.2
3rd Trimester 33 4.8 28 4.4 4 8.5 84 3.9 69 3.5 12 6.7
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 204 29.4 192 30.4 8 17.0 608 28.0 557 28.6 46 25.8
Adequate 288 41.4 261 41.3 19 40.4 983 45.3 896 46.0 69 38.8
Intermediate 66 9.5 57 9.0 9 19.1 236 10.9 203 10.4 25 14.0
Inadequate 137 19.7 122 19.3 11 23.4 341 15.7 291 14.9 38 21.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 61 8.8 56 8.8 5 10.6 192 8.8 165 8.4 26 14.4
Low Birthweight Birth 51 7.3 49 7.8 2 4.3 127 5.8 114 5.8 11 6.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 722 100.0 656 100.0 53 100.0 2,186 100.0 1,952 100.0 194 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
15-19 88 12.2 85 13.0 1 1.9 248 11.3 219 11.2 24 12.4
20-24 164 22.7 144 22.0 15 28.3 540 24.7 468 24.0 59 30.4
25-29 188 26.0 165 25.2 20 37.7 541 24.7 478 24.5 55 28.4
30-34 158 21.9 148 22.6 10 18.9 503 23.0 471 24.1 25 12.9
35-39 98 13.6 89 13.6 6 11.3 277 12.7 246 12.6 24 12.4
40-44 24 3.3 23 3.5 1 1.9 72 3.3 67 3.4 5 2.6
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.2 3 0.2 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 2.6 17 2.6 2 3.8 79 3.6 61 3.1 17 8.8
Reported Smoking 151 20.9 130 19.8 16 30.2 519 23.8 434 22.3 77 39.7
Unwed 212 29.4 180 27.4 23 43.4 647 29.6 538 27.6 90 46.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 83 11.5 68 10.4 13 24.5 269 12.4 222 11.4 41 21.7
12 Years 312 43.3 274 41.9 29 54.7 950 43.7 835 42.9 97 51.3
12+ Years 325 45.1 312 47.7 11 20.8 955 43.9 888 45.7 51 27.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 636 88.1 574 87.5 50 94.3 1,975 90.3 1,751 89.7 188 96.9
Birthing Center 64 8.9 62 9.5 1 1.9 102 4.7 99 5.1 1 0.5
Home Birth 19 2.6 17 2.6 2 3.8 77 3.5 70 3.6 5 2.6
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 26 1.2 26 1.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 548 76.0 492 75.1 45 84.9 1,694 77.7 1,500 77.1 161 83.0
Vaginal after C-Section 17 2.4 16 2.4 1 1.9 64 2.9 59 3.0 5 2.6
Primary C-Section 93 12.9 88 13.4 5 9.4 262 12.0 242 12.4 18 9.3
Repeat C-Section 63 8.7 59 9.0 2 3.8 160 7.3 145 7.5 10 5.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 563 78.3 517 79.1 37 71.2 1,751 80.3 1,581 81.2 144 75.0
3rd Trimester 22 3.1 18 2.8 3 5.8 67 3.1 56 2.9 8 4.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 196 27.3 183 28.1 12 23.1 602 27.8 543 28.0 55 28.9
Adequate 348 48.5 318 48.8 23 44.2 1,029 47.5 937 48.4 74 38.9
Intermediate 78 10.9 69 10.6 6 11.5 249 11.5 215 11.1 26 13.7
Inadequate 95 13.2 82 12.6 11 21.2 286 13.2 241 12.4 35 18.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 63 8.7 55 8.4 7 13.2 188 8.6 155 7.9 31 16.0
Low Birthweight Birth 35 4.9 31 4.7 3 5.7 120 5.5 98 5.0 18 9.3
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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 767 100.0 672 100.0 81 100.0 2,155 100.0 1,917 100.0 201 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
15-19 92 12.0 74 11.0 15 18.5 250 11.6 215 11.2 32 15.9
20-24 202 26.3 174 25.9 25 30.9 552 25.6 479 25.0 59 29.4
25-29 189 24.6 167 24.9 20 24.7 524 24.3 465 24.3 52 25.9
30-34 160 20.9 152 22.6 5 6.2 498 23.1 460 24.0 29 14.4
35-39 94 12.3 78 11.6 13 16.0 266 12.3 239 12.5 23 11.4
40-44 30 3.9 27 4.0 3 3.7 61 2.8 57 3.0 4 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 24 3.1 16 2.4 7 8.6 99 4.6 78 4.1 20 10.0
Reported Smoking 177 23.1 144 21.5 33 40.7 537 25.0 451 23.6 82 40.8
Unwed 242 31.6 199 29.6 39 48.1 659 30.6 551 28.8 96 47.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 86 11.3 68 10.2 14 18.2 294 13.7 246 12.9 41 21.1
12 Years 330 43.5 284 42.5 42 54.5 906 42.3 799 41.8 95 49.0
12+ Years 343 45.2 316 47.3 21 27.3 941 44.0 865 45.3 58 29.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 697 90.9 606 90.2 79 97.5 1,979 91.8 1,747 91.1 198 98.5
Birthing Center 38 5.0 37 5.5 0 0.0 41 1.9 40 2.1 0 0.0
Home Birth 30 3.9 27 4.0 2 2.5 86 4.0 81 4.2 3 1.5
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 42 1.9 42 2.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 604 78.7 525 78.1 68 84.0 1,672 77.8 1,477 77.3 166 82.6
Vaginal after C-Section 22 2.9 21 3.1 1 1.2 58 2.7 52 2.7 5 2.5
Primary C-Section 85 11.1 77 11.5 7 8.6 265 12.3 243 12.7 19 9.5
Repeat C-Section 56 7.3 49 7.3 5 6.2 154 7.2 139 7.3 11 5.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 613 80.2 546 81.5 60 75.0 1,771 82.4 1,593 83.4 152 76.0
3rd Trimester 29 3.8 23 3.4 5 6.3 60 2.8 51 2.7 7 3.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.3 6 0.3 1 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 208 27.5 182 27.5 26 32.9 614 28.7 543 28.6 63 31.8
Adequate 347 45.9 317 47.8 27 34.2 985 46.1 902 47.4 68 34.3
Intermediate 92 12.2 77 11.6 10 12.7 273 12.8 237 12.5 30 15.2
Inadequate 109 14.4 87 13.1 16 20.3 264 12.4 219 11.5 37 18.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 68 8.9 54 8.0 14 17.3 192 8.9 155 8.1 36 17.9
Low Birthweight Birth 41 5.4 34 5.1 6 7.5 126 5.9 101 5.3 22 11.0
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 Matanuska-Susitna1

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 697 100.0 624 100.0 60 100.0 2,116 100.0 1,902 100.0 177 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 1.7 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6
15-19 68 9.8 60 9.6 8 13.3 221 10.4 198 10.4 23 13.0
20-24 174 25.0 150 24.0 19 31.7 501 23.7 445 23.4 44 24.9
25-29 164 23.5 146 23.4 15 25.0 539 25.5 475 25.0 56 31.6
30-34 185 26.5 171 27.4 10 16.7 537 25.4 492 25.9 33 18.6
35-39 85 12.2 79 12.7 5 8.3 271 12.8 250 13.1 17 9.6
40-44 18 2.6 17 2.7 1 1.7 41 1.9 38 2.0 2 1.1
45+ 2 0.3 1 0.2 1 1.7 5 0.2 4 0.2 1 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 36 5.2 28 4.5 8 13.3 96 4.5 79 4.2 17 9.6
Reported Smoking 191 27.4 160 25.6 28 46.7 555 26.3 473 24.9 77 43.5
Unwed 193 27.7 159 25.5 28 46.7 590 27.9 504 26.5 76 42.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 100 14.4 86 13.8 14 23.7 301 14.3 256 13.5 41 23.6
12 Years 308 44.3 277 44.5 26 44.1 880 41.8 787 41.5 78 44.8
12+ Years 287 41.3 260 41.7 19 32.2 925 43.9 852 45.0 55 31.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 642 92.1 571 91.5 59 98.3 1,953 92.3 1,744 91.7 173 97.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 0.8 16 0.8 0 0.0
Home Birth 28 4.0 26 4.2 1 1.7 93 4.4 89 4.7 3 1.7
Other Facility 26 3.7 26 4.2 0 0.0 47 2.2 46 2.4 1 0.6
Outside Alaska 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 542 78.3 483 78.0 48 80.0 1,651 78.5 1,482 78.4 143 81.7
Vaginal after C-Section 25 3.6 22 3.6 3 5.0 55 2.6 48 2.5 5 2.9
Primary C-Section 84 12.1 77 12.4 6 10.0 244 11.6 220 11.6 18 10.3
Repeat C-Section 41 5.9 37 6.0 3 5.0 152 7.2 140 7.4 9 5.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 575 82.5 518 83.0 47 78.3 1,758 83.3 1,593 83.9 134 76.1
3rd Trimester 16 2.3 15 2.4 0 0.0 44 2.1 39 2.1 4 2.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 0.5 9 0.5 2 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 198 28.6 178 28.7 17 28.8 606 28.8 540 28.6 53 30.3
Adequate 334 48.2 302 48.6 24 40.7 952 45.3 873 46.2 63 36.0
Intermediate 79 11.4 69 11.1 10 16.9 303 14.4 269 14.2 28 16.0
Inadequate 82 11.8 72 11.6 8 13.6 242 11.5 209 11.1 31 17.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 57 8.2 46 7.4 10 16.7 187 8.9 155 8.2 28 15.8
Low Birthweight Birth 44 6.3 33 5.3 9 15.0 113 5.3 91 4.8 18 10.2
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: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 691 100.0 621 100.0 60 100.0 2,161 100.0 1,961 100.0 167 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 90 13.0 81 13.0 9 15.0 240 11.1 218 11.1 20 12.0
20-24 176 25.5 155 25.0 15 25.0 483 22.4 433 22.1 40 24.0
25-29 171 24.7 152 24.5 17 28.3 576 26.7 518 26.4 52 31.1
30-34 153 22.1 137 22.1 14 23.3 527 24.4 482 24.6 34 20.4
35-39 87 12.6 82 13.2 5 8.3 279 12.9 257 13.1 19 11.4
40-44 13 1.9 13 2.1 0 0.0 48 2.2 45 2.3 2 1.2
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 39 5.7 34 5.5 5 8.3 99 4.6 85 4.3 14 8.4
Reported Smoking 169 24.5 147 23.7 21 35.0 541 25.1 471 24.0 68 40.7
Unwed 224 32.5 193 31.2 29 48.3 592 27.4 515 26.3 71 42.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 108 15.7 92 14.9 13 22.4 320 14.9 269 13.8 45 27.4
12 Years 268 39.0 238 38.4 27 46.6 889 41.4 806 41.3 70 42.7
12+ Years 311 45.3 289 46.7 18 31.0 939 43.7 876 44.9 49 29.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 640 92.6 570 91.8 60 100.0 1,987 91.9 1,792 91.4 163 97.6
Birthing Center 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 24 1.1 24 1.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 28 4.1 28 4.5 0 0.0 116 5.4 113 5.8 2 1.2
Other Facility 16 2.3 16 2.6 0 0.0 22 1.0 21 1.1 1 0.6
Outside Alaska 4 0.6 4 0.6 0 0.0 12 0.6 11 0.6 1 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 526 76.2 469 75.6 50 83.3 1,671 78.8 1,512 78.6 137 83.0
Vaginal after C-Section 11 1.6 9 1.5 1 1.7 52 2.5 46 2.4 4 2.4
Primary C-Section 96 13.9 89 14.4 6 10.0 244 11.5 223 11.6 14 8.5
Repeat C-Section 57 8.3 53 8.5 3 5.0 154 7.3 142 7.4 10 6.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 583 84.9 529 85.7 45 75.0 1,782 82.9 1,632 83.6 123 74.1
3rd Trimester 15 2.2 13 2.1 2 3.3 41 1.9 36 1.8 5 3.0
No Prenatal Care 7 1.0 6 1.0 1 1.7 15 0.7 13 0.7 2 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 208 30.3 183 29.7 20 33.3 594 27.9 537 27.8 46 28.0
Adequate 304 44.3 283 45.9 17 28.3 963 45.2 892 46.1 58 35.4
Intermediate 102 14.8 91 14.7 10 16.7 338 15.9 304 15.7 26 15.9
Inadequate 73 10.6 60 9.7 13 21.7 235 11.0 200 10.3 34 20.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 67 9.7 55 8.9 12 20.0 182 8.4 158 8.1 21 12.6
Low Birthweight Birth 41 5.9 34 5.5 7 11.7 96 4.4 84 4.3 10 6.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

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 728 100.0 657 100.0 57 100.0 2,165 100.0 1,981 100.0 149 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 63 8.7 57 8.7 6 10.5 212 9.8 191 9.6 17 11.4
20-24 151 20.7 140 21.3 10 17.5 470 21.7 429 21.7 34 22.8
25-29 204 28.0 177 26.9 24 42.1 597 27.6 545 27.5 46 30.9
30-34 199 27.3 184 28.0 9 15.8 557 25.7 517 26.1 28 18.8
35-39 99 13.6 89 13.5 7 12.3 274 12.7 248 12.5 21 14.1
40-44 10 1.4 8 1.2 1 1.8 48 2.2 44 2.2 3 2.0
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 2.9 17 2.6 4 7.0 79 3.7 66 3.3 13 8.7
Reported Smoking 195 26.8 166 25.3 28 49.1 516 23.9 448 22.6 65 43.6
Unwed 173 23.8 152 23.1 19 33.3 529 24.4 463 23.4 58 38.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 93 12.8 78 11.9 14 24.6 328 15.2 281 14.2 42 28.4
12 Years 304 42.0 272 41.7 25 43.9 905 42.0 825 41.8 63 42.6
12+ Years 327 45.2 303 46.4 18 31.6 923 42.8 867 43.9 43 29.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 671 92.2 603 91.8 54 94.7 2,002 92.5 1,823 92.0 145 97.3
Birthing Center 13 1.8 13 2.0 0 0.0 25 1.2 25 1.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 37 5.1 35 5.3 2 3.5 120 5.5 117 5.9 2 1.3
Other Facility 5 0.7 4 0.6 1 1.8 9 0.4 8 0.4 1 0.7
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 9 0.4 8 0.4 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 583 81.0 530 81.4 45 81.8 1,696 81.0 1,548 80.9 124 84.4
Vaginal after C-Section 19 2.6 17 2.6 1 1.8 55 2.6 50 2.6 3 2.0
Primary C-Section 64 8.9 54 8.3 6 10.9 216 10.3 198 10.4 11 7.5
Repeat C-Section 54 7.5 50 7.7 3 5.5 127 6.1 117 6.1 9 6.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 600 82.5 546 83.1 42 75.0 1,687 78.9 1,556 79.4 106 73.6
3rd Trimester 13 1.8 11 1.7 2 3.6 57 2.7 48 2.5 9 6.3
No Prenatal Care 4 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.8 15 0.7 13 0.7 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 200 27.7 179 27.4 16 28.6 561 26.6 510 26.4 43 30.1
Adequate 314 43.4 288 44.1 22 39.3 918 43.5 854 44.2 51 35.7
Intermediate 122 16.9 109 16.7 8 14.3 348 16.5 321 16.6 19 13.3
Inadequate 87 12.0 77 11.8 10 17.9 281 13.3 245 12.7 30 21.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 63 8.7 54 8.2 6 10.5 157 7.3 143 7.2 11 7.4
Low Birthweight Birth 28 3.9 24 3.7 2 3.5 76 3.5 70 3.5 4 2.7

1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15