Birth Profile for Nome1

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 231 100.0 18 100.0 211 100.0 744 100.0 64 100.0 674 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.9 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 25 10.8 0 0.0 25 11.8 109 14.7 0 0.0 109 16.2
20-24 81 35.1 4 22.2 77 36.5 244 32.8 13 20.3 231 34.3
25-29 64 27.7 5 27.8 58 27.5 200 26.9 16 25.0 183 27.2
30-34 30 13.0 4 22.2 25 11.8 115 15.5 20 31.3 93 13.8
35-39 21 9.1 4 22.2 17 8.1 56 7.5 11 17.2 43 6.4
40-44 8 3.5 1 5.6 7 3.3 17 2.3 4 6.3 13 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.2 0 0.0 12 5.7 41 5.6 1 1.7 40 6.0
Reported Smoking 105 45.7 0 0.0 105 49.8 345 46.5 2 3.1 343 50.9
Unwed 168 73.0 4 22.2 164 77.7 543 73.4 13 20.6 530 78.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 45 24.3 0 0.0 45 26.3 186 26.8 0 0.0 186 29.4
12 Years 114 61.6 5 38.5 109 63.7 404 58.3 19 33.3 384 60.8
12+ Years 26 14.1 8 61.5 17 9.9 103 14.9 38 66.7 62 9.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 226 97.8 15 83.3 211 100.0 722 97.0 46 71.9 673 99.9
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 5.6 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 3.1 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.5 3 4.7 1 0.1
Other Facility 1 0.4 1 5.6 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 3.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 1.3 1 5.6 0 0.0 14 1.9 11 17.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 197 85.7 13 72.2 182 86.7 626 84.6 43 68.3 580 86.3
Vaginal after C-Section 8 3.5 2 11.1 6 2.9 30 4.1 8 12.7 22 3.3
Primary C-Section 15 6.5 2 11.1 13 6.2 50 6.8 8 12.7 40 6.0
Repeat C-Section 10 4.3 1 5.6 9 4.3 34 4.6 4 6.3 30 4.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 161 71.9 13 76.5 146 71.2 555 76.3 48 78.7 502 75.9
3rd Trimester 13 5.8 1 5.9 12 5.9 34 4.7 5 8.2 29 4.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 47 21.0 2 11.8 44 21.5 115 16.0 10 16.9 103 15.7
Adequate 62 27.7 5 29.4 56 27.3 213 29.5 15 25.4 197 30.0
Intermediate 74 33.0 5 29.4 69 33.7 252 35.0 19 32.2 231 35.2
Inadequate 41 18.3 5 29.4 36 17.6 141 19.6 15 25.4 126 19.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 30 13.0 0 0.0 30 14.2 102 13.7 3 4.7 99 14.7
Low Birthweight Birth 16 6.9 0 0.0 16 7.6 52 7.0 1 1.6 51 7.6
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 Nome1

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 247 100.0 24 100.0 221 100.0 753 100.0 65 100.0 679 100.0
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 42 17.0 0 0.0 42 19.0 131 17.4 0 0.0 131 19.3
20-24 81 32.8 2 8.3 79 35.7 237 31.5 11 16.9 226 33.3
25-29 57 23.1 7 29.2 50 22.6 189 25.1 13 20.0 175 25.8
30-34 43 17.4 10 41.7 33 14.9 125 16.6 26 40.0 97 14.3
35-39 20 8.1 4 16.7 14 6.3 56 7.4 11 16.9 40 5.9
40-44 4 1.6 1 4.2 3 1.4 14 1.9 4 6.2 10 1.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.0 1 5.0 11 5.0 40 5.4 1 1.7 39 5.8
Reported Smoking 120 48.6 2 8.3 118 53.4 363 48.3 3 4.6 360 53.1
Unwed 176 71.5 4 17.4 172 77.8 556 74.1 15 23.4 541 79.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 73 29.8 0 0.0 73 33.0 211 28.3 0 0.0 211 31.3
12 Years 130 53.1 6 27.3 123 55.7 423 56.8 18 29.0 403 59.7
12+ Years 42 17.1 16 72.7 25 11.3 111 14.9 44 71.0 61 9.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 237 96.0 14 58.3 221 100.0 732 97.2 47 72.3 678 99.9
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 2 8.3 0 0.0 4 0.5 3 4.6 1 0.1
Other Facility 1 0.4 1 4.2 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.5 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 2.8 7 29.2 0 0.0 15 2.0 13 20.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 204 83.3 14 60.9 189 85.9 625 83.6 41 65.1 578 85.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 4.1 4 17.4 6 2.7 35 4.7 7 11.1 28 4.1
Primary C-Section 18 7.3 4 17.4 13 5.9 50 6.7 9 14.3 39 5.8
Repeat C-Section 13 5.3 1 4.3 12 5.5 38 5.1 6 9.5 32 4.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 190 77.9 18 78.3 170 77.6 567 76.6 53 84.1 508 75.9
3rd Trimester 11 4.5 3 13.0 8 3.7 30 4.1 5 7.9 25 3.7
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 27 11.2 2 9.1 25 11.5 109 14.9 12 20.3 93 14.0
Adequate 66 27.3 6 27.3 60 27.5 228 31.1 16 27.1 210 31.5
Intermediate 102 42.1 9 40.9 91 41.7 244 33.3 18 30.5 224 33.6
Inadequate 47 19.4 5 22.7 42 19.3 152 20.7 13 22.0 139 20.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 14.6 2 8.3 34 15.5 108 14.4 7 10.8 97 14.3
Low Birthweight Birth 19 7.7 0 0.0 19 8.6 56 7.5 2 3.1 52 7.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 266 100.0 22 100.0 242 100.0 757 100.0 59 100.0 691 100.0
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 42 15.8 0 0.0 42 17.4 136 18.0 0 0.0 136 19.7
20-24 82 30.8 7 31.8 75 31.0 240 31.7 12 20.3 228 33.0
25-29 79 29.7 4 18.2 75 31.0 193 25.5 13 22.0 179 25.9
30-34 42 15.8 6 27.3 35 14.5 123 16.2 24 40.7 97 14.0
35-39 15 5.6 3 13.6 12 5.0 49 6.5 7 11.9 39 5.6
40-44 5 1.9 2 9.1 3 1.2 15 2.0 3 5.1 12 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 6.5 0 0.0 17 7.1 46 6.2 0 0.0 46 6.7
Reported Smoking 120 45.3 0 0.0 120 49.6 366 48.5 2 3.4 364 52.8
Unwed 199 75.4 5 22.7 194 80.5 578 76.8 13 22.0 565 82.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 68 25.9 0 0.0 68 28.3 209 28.0 0 0.0 209 30.6
12 Years 160 60.8 8 36.4 152 63.3 430 57.6 15 25.9 414 60.7
12+ Years 35 13.3 14 63.6 20 8.3 107 14.3 43 74.1 59 8.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 259 97.4 17 77.3 241 99.6 741 97.9 48 81.4 688 99.6
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 4.5 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 1 4.5 1 0.4 2 0.3 1 1.7 1 0.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Outside Alaska 4 1.5 3 13.6 0 0.0 12 1.6 9 15.3 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 225 84.9 16 72.7 209 86.4 643 85.4 39 67.2 599 86.9
Vaginal after C-Section 12 4.5 2 9.1 10 4.1 33 4.4 3 5.2 30 4.4
Primary C-Section 17 6.4 2 9.1 14 5.8 48 6.4 10 17.2 37 5.4
Repeat C-Section 11 4.2 2 9.1 9 3.7 29 3.9 6 10.3 23 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 204 78.8 17 81.0 186 78.5 555 74.6 50 86.2 501 73.7
3rd Trimester 10 3.9 1 4.8 9 3.8 27 3.6 2 3.4 25 3.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 16.1 6 30.0 34 14.5 120 16.3 14 25.9 102 15.1
Adequate 85 33.3 4 20.0 81 34.6 238 32.3 19 35.2 217 32.1
Intermediate 76 29.8 5 25.0 71 30.3 220 29.9 9 16.7 211 31.2
Inadequate 53 20.8 5 25.0 48 20.5 159 21.6 12 22.2 147 21.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 13.6 1 4.5 35 14.5 107 14.2 9 15.3 94 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 17 6.4 1 4.5 16 6.6 47 6.2 4 6.8 41 5.9
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 Nome1

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 240 100.0 19 100.0 216 100.0 706 100.0 54 100.0 644 100.0
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 47 19.6 0 0.0 47 21.8 133 18.8 0 0.0 133 20.7
20-24 74 30.8 2 10.5 72 33.3 232 32.9 7 13.0 225 34.9
25-29 53 22.1 2 10.5 50 23.1 168 23.8 16 29.6 151 23.4
30-34 40 16.7 10 52.6 29 13.4 111 15.7 24 44.4 84 13.0
35-39 21 8.8 4 21.1 14 6.5 46 6.5 5 9.3 37 5.7
40-44 5 2.1 1 5.3 4 1.9 13 1.8 2 3.7 11 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 4.6 0 0.0 11 5.1 44 6.3 0 0.0 44 6.9
Reported Smoking 123 51.5 1 5.3 122 56.7 361 51.2 4 7.4 357 55.5
Unwed 181 75.4 6 31.6 175 81.0 546 77.7 10 18.9 534 83.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 70 29.5 0 0.0 70 32.7 207 29.8 1 1.9 206 32.5
12 Years 133 56.1 4 22.2 128 59.8 383 55.2 14 26.4 368 58.1
12+ Years 34 14.3 14 77.8 16 7.5 104 15.0 38 71.7 59 9.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 236 98.3 16 84.2 216 100.0 694 98.3 47 87.0 641 99.5
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 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 4 1.7 3 15.8 0 0.0 9 1.3 7 13.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 196 82.4 11 61.1 180 83.7 604 85.9 30 56.6 566 88.2
Vaginal after C-Section 13 5.5 1 5.6 12 5.6 26 3.7 1 1.9 25 3.9
Primary C-Section 15 6.3 3 16.7 12 5.6 53 7.5 16 30.2 37 5.8
Repeat C-Section 14 5.9 3 16.7 11 5.1 20 2.8 6 11.3 14 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 173 73.0 18 94.7 152 71.4 520 74.8 50 92.6 464 73.3
3rd Trimester 9 3.8 1 5.3 8 3.8 22 3.2 1 1.9 21 3.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.9 7 1.0 0 0.0 7 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 17.4 4 23.5 34 15.9 119 17.1 11 22.0 104 16.4
Adequate 77 32.6 6 35.3 69 32.2 220 31.7 25 50.0 193 30.3
Intermediate 66 28.0 4 23.5 62 29.0 211 30.4 7 14.0 202 31.8
Inadequate 52 22.0 3 17.6 49 22.9 144 20.7 7 14.0 137 21.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 15.1 4 21.1 28 13.0 105 15.0 13 24.1 87 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 20 8.3 1 5.3 17 7.9 46 6.6 8 14.8 35 5.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 251 100.0 18 100.0 233 100.0 674 100.0 62 100.0 605 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 47 18.7 0 0.0 47 20.2 127 18.8 0 0.0 126 20.8
20-24 84 33.5 3 16.7 81 34.8 216 32.0 8 12.9 208 34.4
25-29 61 24.3 7 38.9 54 23.2 166 24.6 23 37.1 142 23.5
30-34 41 16.3 8 44.4 33 14.2 98 14.5 20 32.3 75 12.4
35-39 13 5.2 0 0.0 13 5.6 48 7.1 8 12.9 38 6.3
40-44 5 2.0 0 0.0 5 2.1 15 2.2 3 4.8 12 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 7.3 0 0.0 18 7.8 45 6.8 1 1.8 44 7.3
Reported Smoking 123 49.0 1 5.6 122 52.4 334 49.6 4 6.5 330 54.5
Unwed 198 79.5 2 11.1 196 84.8 503 75.2 6 10.0 494 82.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 71 28.9 0 0.0 71 31.1 195 29.5 1 1.6 191 32.2
12 Years 137 55.7 3 16.7 134 58.8 358 54.1 17 27.4 341 57.5
12+ Years 38 15.4 15 83.3 23 10.1 109 16.5 44 71.0 61 10.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 246 98.0 15 83.3 231 99.1 658 97.6 52 83.9 600 99.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 4 1.6 3 16.7 1 0.4 11 1.6 10 16.1 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 222 88.8 12 66.7 210 90.5 584 86.8 37 59.7 540 89.4
Vaginal after C-Section 8 3.2 0 0.0 8 3.4 19 2.8 0 0.0 19 3.1
Primary C-Section 16 6.4 5 27.8 11 4.7 59 8.8 20 32.3 39 6.5
Repeat C-Section 4 1.6 1 5.6 3 1.3 11 1.6 5 8.1 6 1.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 178 71.8 15 83.3 163 70.9 507 76.7 54 87.1 446 75.3
3rd Trimester 8 3.2 0 0.0 8 3.5 22 3.3 3 4.8 19 3.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 38 15.4 4 23.5 34 14.8 108 16.3 11 18.6 95 16.0
Adequate 76 30.9 9 52.9 67 29.3 211 31.9 26 44.1 183 30.8
Intermediate 78 31.7 0 0.0 78 34.1 209 31.6 11 18.6 195 32.8
Inadequate 54 22.0 4 23.5 50 21.8 133 20.1 11 18.6 122 20.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 35 14.0 4 22.2 31 13.4 99 14.8 12 19.4 84 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 10 4.0 2 11.1 8 3.4 41 6.1 9 14.5 30 5.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 215 100.0 17 100.0 195 100.0 671 100.0 64 100.0 596 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 39 18.1 0 0.0 39 20.0 119 17.7 0 0.0 118 19.8
20-24 74 34.4 2 11.8 72 36.9 205 30.6 7 10.9 196 32.9
25-29 54 25.1 7 41.2 47 24.1 177 26.4 24 37.5 152 25.5
30-34 30 14.0 6 35.3 22 11.3 97 14.5 20 31.3 74 12.4
35-39 12 5.6 1 5.9 10 5.1 53 7.9 9 14.1 40 6.7
40-44 3 1.4 1 5.9 2 1.0 15 2.2 4 6.3 11 1.8
45+ 3 1.4 0 0.0 3 1.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.0 0 0.0 15 7.7 39 5.9 2 3.5 37 6.2
Reported Smoking 115 53.5 2 11.8 113 57.9 339 50.6 3 4.7 336 56.4
Unwed 167 78.0 2 12.5 163 83.6 475 71.1 7 11.3 464 78.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 66 31.3 1 5.9 65 34.0 188 28.5 1 1.6 184 31.4
12 Years 113 53.6 7 41.2 106 55.5 359 54.5 16 25.4 341 58.2
12+ Years 32 15.2 9 52.9 20 10.5 112 17.0 46 73.0 61 10.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 212 98.6 16 94.1 194 99.5 655 97.6 53 82.8 593 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 1 0.5 1 5.9 0 0.0 10 1.5 10 15.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 186 86.5 7 41.2 176 90.3 569 85.3 37 58.7 523 88.2
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.3 0 0.0 5 2.6 23 3.4 1 1.6 22 3.7
Primary C-Section 22 10.2 8 47.1 14 7.2 62 9.3 19 30.2 41 6.9
Repeat C-Section 2 0.9 2 11.8 0 0.0 13 1.9 6 9.5 7 1.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 169 80.5 17 100.0 149 78.4 513 78.1 57 90.5 447 76.5
3rd Trimester 5 2.4 0 0.0 5 2.6 33 5.0 3 4.8 30 5.1
No Prenatal Care 4 1.9 0 0.0 4 2.1 8 1.2 0 0.0 8 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 18.9 3 18.8 36 18.7 121 18.3 12 20.0 107 18.1
Adequate 67 31.6 10 62.5 57 29.5 208 31.5 25 41.7 179 30.3
Intermediate 67 31.6 3 18.8 62 32.1 199 30.2 14 23.3 182 30.8
Inadequate 38 17.9 0 0.0 38 19.7 132 20.0 9 15.0 122 20.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 34 16.0 5 29.4 28 14.6 100 15.0 10 15.6 87 14.7
Low Birthweight Birth 16 7.6 5 29.4 10 5.3 43 6.5 8 12.5 33 5.6
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 Nome1

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 208 100.0 27 100.0 177 100.0 686 100.0 63 100.0 612 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 41 19.7 0 0.0 40 22.6 128 18.7 3 4.8 124 20.3
20-24 58 27.9 3 11.1 55 31.1 207 30.2 6 9.5 199 32.5
25-29 51 24.5 9 33.3 41 23.2 176 25.7 22 34.9 151 24.7
30-34 27 13.0 6 22.2 20 11.3 101 14.7 16 25.4 83 13.6
35-39 23 11.1 7 25.9 15 8.5 54 7.9 13 20.6 38 6.2
40-44 7 3.4 2 7.4 5 2.8 17 2.5 3 4.8 14 2.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.9 1 4.3 11 6.2 45 6.7 2 3.6 43 7.0
Reported Smoking 96 46.2 1 3.7 95 53.7 354 51.7 1 1.6 353 57.7
Unwed 138 67.0 2 7.7 135 76.7 471 68.9 8 12.9 461 75.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 58 28.3 0 0.0 55 31.6 187 27.7 1 1.7 183 30.2
12 Years 108 52.7 7 25.9 101 58.0 380 56.4 11 18.3 367 60.7
12+ Years 39 19.0 20 74.1 18 10.3 107 15.9 48 80.0 55 9.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 200 96.2 21 77.8 175 98.9 670 97.7 51 81.0 609 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 6 2.9 6 22.2 0 0.0 11 1.6 11 17.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 176 84.6 18 66.7 154 87.0 583 86.1 42 67.7 533 88.1
Vaginal after C-Section 6 2.9 0 0.0 6 3.4 24 3.5 1 1.6 23 3.8
Primary C-Section 21 10.1 7 25.9 14 7.9 56 8.3 15 24.2 39 6.4
Repeat C-Section 5 2.4 2 7.4 3 1.7 14 2.1 4 6.5 10 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 160 78.8 22 81.5 134 77.9 508 75.3 53 85.5 447 74.1
3rd Trimester 9 4.4 3 11.1 6 3.5 41 6.1 4 6.5 37 6.1
No Prenatal Care 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 30 14.8 4 15.4 25 14.5 115 17.0 10 16.7 104 17.2
Adequate 68 33.5 7 26.9 59 34.1 218 32.2 19 31.7 194 32.0
Intermediate 64 31.5 8 30.8 55 31.8 200 29.6 20 33.3 178 29.4
Inadequate 41 20.2 7 26.9 34 19.7 143 21.2 11 18.3 130 21.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 30 14.5 3 11.1 25 14.2 102 14.9 10 15.9 90 14.7
Low Birthweight Birth 15 7.2 2 7.4 12 6.8 48 7.0 9 14.3 38 6.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 248 100.0 20 100.0 224 100.0 673 100.0 58 100.0 606 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
15-19 39 15.7 0 0.0 39 17.4 121 18.0 3 5.2 118 19.5
20-24 73 29.4 2 10.0 69 30.8 196 29.1 8 13.8 186 30.7
25-29 72 29.0 8 40.0 64 28.6 178 26.4 16 27.6 160 26.4
30-34 40 16.1 8 40.0 32 14.3 110 16.3 17 29.3 91 15.0
35-39 18 7.3 1 5.0 15 6.7 50 7.4 13 22.4 34 5.6
40-44 5 2.0 1 5.0 4 1.8 14 2.1 1 1.7 13 2.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 4.9 1 5.9 11 4.9 51 7.7 1 1.9 50 8.3
Reported Smoking 128 51.8 0 0.0 128 57.1 361 53.8 3 5.3 358 59.1
Unwed 170 68.5 3 15.0 166 74.1 457 67.9 9 15.5 447 73.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 64 26.3 0 0.0 64 29.0 183 27.6 2 3.7 180 30.0
12 Years 138 56.8 2 10.5 134 60.6 383 57.9 11 20.4 370 61.6
12+ Years 41 16.9 17 89.5 23 10.4 96 14.5 41 75.9 51 8.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 243 98.0 16 80.0 224 100.0 662 98.4 50 86.2 604 99.7
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 5.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 3 1.2 3 15.0 0 0.0 7 1.0 7 12.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 207 84.8 12 63.2 193 87.3 577 87.3 38 67.9 534 89.3
Vaginal after C-Section 12 4.9 1 5.3 11 5.0 23 3.5 1 1.8 22 3.7
Primary C-Section 19 7.8 4 21.1 13 5.9 47 7.1 13 23.2 32 5.4
Repeat C-Section 6 2.5 2 10.5 4 1.8 14 2.1 4 7.1 10 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 184 75.4 18 94.7 164 73.9 490 73.7 50 87.7 434 72.3
3rd Trimester 19 7.8 0 0.0 19 8.6 42 6.3 2 3.5 40 6.7
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.9 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 51 20.8 5 27.8 46 20.5 129 19.4 11 20.0 117 19.4
Adequate 73 29.8 8 44.4 63 28.1 210 31.5 21 38.2 186 30.8
Intermediate 68 27.8 3 16.7 65 29.0 181 27.2 17 30.9 163 27.0
Inadequate 53 21.6 2 11.1 50 22.3 146 21.9 6 10.9 137 22.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 14.6 2 10.0 34 15.2 99 14.7 9 15.5 90 14.9
Low Birthweight Birth 12 4.8 1 5.0 11 4.9 46 6.8 9 15.5 37 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 230 100.0 16 100.0 211 100.0 638 100.0 60 100.0 569 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 0.9
15-19 48 20.9 3 18.8 45 21.3 119 18.7 4 6.7 115 20.2
20-24 76 33.0 1 6.3 75 35.5 172 27.0 12 20.0 159 27.9
25-29 53 23.0 5 31.3 46 21.8 169 26.5 10 16.7 155 27.2
30-34 34 14.8 2 12.5 31 14.7 107 16.8 18 30.0 87 15.3
35-39 13 5.7 5 31.3 8 3.8 51 8.0 16 26.7 33 5.8
40-44 5 2.2 0 0.0 5 2.4 14 2.2 0 0.0 14 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 9.2 0 0.0 21 10.0 62 9.8 0 0.0 62 10.9
Reported Smoking 130 56.5 0 0.0 130 61.6 344 54.2 5 8.5 339 59.7
Unwed 163 70.9 3 18.8 160 75.8 422 66.1 11 18.3 411 72.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 65 28.8 1 7.1 64 30.5 182 29.0 5 9.1 176 31.1
12 Years 134 59.3 2 14.3 132 62.9 364 58.1 14 25.5 350 61.8
12+ Years 27 11.9 11 78.6 14 6.7 81 12.9 36 65.5 40 7.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 227 98.7 14 87.5 210 99.5 629 98.6 55 91.7 566 99.5
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 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 2 0.9 2 12.5 0 0.0 5 0.8 5 8.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 200 88.9 12 75.0 186 89.9 556 89.1 45 76.3 505 90.3
Vaginal after C-Section 6 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.9 21 3.4 0 0.0 21 3.8
Primary C-Section 16 7.1 4 25.0 12 5.8 37 5.9 11 18.6 26 4.7
Repeat C-Section 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.4 10 1.6 3 5.1 7 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 164 71.9 13 81.3 149 71.3 463 74.1 51 86.4 405 72.6
3rd Trimester 13 5.7 1 6.3 12 5.7 28 4.5 2 3.4 26 4.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 14.9 1 6.3 33 15.8 134 21.4 13 22.4 120 21.5
Adequate 77 33.8 4 25.0 72 34.4 195 31.2 23 39.7 168 30.1
Intermediate 68 29.8 9 56.3 58 27.8 169 27.0 17 29.3 151 27.0
Inadequate 49 21.5 2 12.5 46 22.0 127 20.3 5 8.6 120 21.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 15.7 5 31.3 31 14.7 92 14.5 7 11.7 85 15.0
Low Birthweight Birth 21 9.1 6 37.5 15 7.1 46 7.2 8 13.3 38 6.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 195 100.0 22 100.0 171 100.0 642 100.0 71 100.0 565 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
15-19 34 17.4 0 0.0 34 19.9 108 16.8 1 1.4 107 18.9
20-24 47 24.1 5 22.7 42 24.6 179 27.9 18 25.4 160 28.3
25-29 53 27.2 3 13.6 50 29.2 170 26.5 13 18.3 155 27.4
30-34 36 18.5 7 31.8 28 16.4 103 16.0 24 33.8 78 13.8
35-39 19 9.7 7 31.8 11 6.4 60 9.3 15 21.1 43 7.6
40-44 4 2.1 0 0.0 4 2.3 14 2.2 0 0.0 14 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 9.3 0 0.0 18 10.5 59 9.4 1 1.5 58 10.4
Reported Smoking 103 53.1 3 14.3 100 58.5 323 51.1 9 13.0 314 56.3
Unwed 124 63.6 3 13.6 121 70.8 411 64.1 10 14.3 401 71.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 54 28.0 1 4.8 52 30.6 167 26.8 4 5.9 162 29.5
12 Years 111 57.5 7 33.3 104 61.2 363 58.4 20 29.4 343 62.4
12+ Years 28 14.5 13 61.9 14 8.2 92 14.8 44 64.7 45 8.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 192 98.5 20 90.9 170 99.4 631 98.3 64 90.1 562 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 2 1.0 2 9.1 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 8.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 170 88.5 14 66.7 155 91.2 549 88.4 53 76.8 492 89.8
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 0 0.0 5 2.9 24 3.9 0 0.0 24 4.4
Primary C-Section 12 6.3 5 23.8 7 4.1 34 5.5 12 17.4 22 4.0
Repeat C-Section 5 2.6 2 9.5 3 1.8 14 2.3 4 5.8 10 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 142 73.6 19 86.4 121 71.6 477 77.4 61 89.7 411 75.7
3rd Trimester 10 5.2 1 4.5 9 5.3 25 4.1 2 2.9 23 4.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 8 1.3 0 0.0 8 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 44 22.8 5 23.8 38 22.4 141 22.7 18 26.9 122 22.3
Adequate 60 31.1 9 42.9 51 30.0 205 33.1 27 40.3 175 31.9
Intermediate 45 23.3 5 23.8 40 23.5 155 25.0 16 23.9 139 25.4
Inadequate 44 22.8 2 9.5 41 24.1 119 19.2 6 9.0 112 20.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 13.8 2 9.1 25 14.6 83 13.1 5 7.1 78 13.9
Low Birthweight Birth 13 6.7 2 9.1 11 6.5 39 6.2 5 7.0 34 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 Nome1

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 213 100.0 22 100.0 187 100.0 638 100.0 77 100.0 555 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.9 0 0.0 2 1.1 6 0.9 0 0.0 6 1.1
15-19 37 17.4 1 4.5 36 19.3 109 17.1 2 2.6 107 19.3
20-24 49 23.0 6 27.3 42 22.5 185 29.0 17 22.1 166 29.9
25-29 63 29.6 2 9.1 59 31.6 168 26.3 18 23.4 148 26.7
30-34 37 17.4 9 40.9 28 15.0 97 15.2 24 31.2 72 13.0
35-39 19 8.9 4 18.2 14 7.5 59 9.2 14 18.2 44 7.9
40-44 5 2.3 0 0.0 5 2.7 12 1.9 2 2.6 10 1.8
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 23 11.0 0 0.0 23 12.4 56 9.0 2 2.7 54 9.9
Reported Smoking 111 52.6 2 9.1 109 58.6 310 49.4 9 11.8 300 54.8
Unwed 135 63.4 5 22.7 130 69.5 390 61.3 13 17.1 377 68.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 63 30.3 3 15.0 60 32.3 159 25.7 5 6.7 154 28.5
12 Years 119 57.2 5 25.0 114 61.3 360 58.2 17 22.7 341 63.1
12+ Years 26 12.5 12 60.0 12 6.5 100 16.2 53 70.7 45 8.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 210 98.6 21 95.5 186 99.5 623 97.6 68 88.3 550 99.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 1.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Outside Alaska 1 0.5 1 4.5 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 7.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 186 89.9 19 86.4 164 90.1 550 89.0 63 85.1 482 89.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 4.8 0 0.0 10 5.5 29 4.7 0 0.0 29 5.4
Primary C-Section 9 4.3 2 9.1 7 3.8 28 4.5 9 12.2 19 3.5
Repeat C-Section 2 1.0 1 4.5 1 0.5 11 1.8 2 2.7 9 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 157 77.0 19 90.5 135 75.0 497 81.2 68 91.9 424 79.5
3rd Trimester 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.8 22 3.6 1 1.4 21 3.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 9 1.5 0 0.0 9 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 56 27.5 7 33.3 49 27.2 137 22.3 16 21.9 121 22.6
Adequate 58 28.4 10 47.6 45 25.0 217 35.3 33 45.2 181 33.8
Intermediate 56 27.5 3 14.3 53 29.4 161 26.2 19 26.0 140 26.1
Inadequate 34 16.7 1 4.8 33 18.3 99 16.1 5 6.8 94 17.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 13.7 0 0.0 29 15.6 80 12.7 5 6.6 75 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 12 5.7 0 0.0 12 6.5 33 5.3 4 5.2 29 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.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

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 234 100.0 27 100.0 207 100.0 633 100.0 75 100.0 550 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.4 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
15-19 37 15.8 0 0.0 37 17.9 102 16.1 1 1.3 100 18.2
20-24 83 35.5 7 25.9 76 36.7 190 30.0 12 16.0 176 32.0
25-29 54 23.1 8 29.6 46 22.2 160 25.3 21 28.0 135 24.5
30-34 30 12.8 8 29.6 22 10.6 91 14.4 23 30.7 67 12.2
35-39 22 9.4 4 14.8 18 8.7 67 10.6 14 18.7 53 9.6
40-44 5 2.1 0 0.0 5 2.4 13 2.1 3 4.0 10 1.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 0.9 1 1.3 5 0.9
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 8.0 1 4.0 17 8.5 46 7.5 3 4.2 43 8.0
Reported Smoking 109 48.0 4 15.4 105 52.2 293 47.1 9 12.3 283 52.3
Unwed 152 65.2 2 7.7 150 72.5 376 59.7 12 16.2 363 66.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 50 22.6 0 0.0 50 25.8 136 22.2 2 2.7 133 25.1
12 Years 133 60.2 8 29.6 125 64.4 367 60.0 15 20.3 347 65.5
12+ Years 38 17.2 19 70.4 19 9.8 109 17.8 57 77.0 50 9.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 229 97.9 23 85.2 206 99.5 615 97.2 63 84.0 545 99.1
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 3.7 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.7 1 0.2
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.7 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 3 1.3 3 11.1 0 0.0 9 1.4 8 10.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 193 86.9 20 76.9 173 88.3 544 89.3 58 81.7 481 90.8
Vaginal after C-Section 9 4.1 0 0.0 9 4.6 22 3.6 0 0.0 22 4.2
Primary C-Section 13 5.9 5 19.2 8 4.1 30 4.9 10 14.1 17 3.2
Repeat C-Section 7 3.2 1 3.8 6 3.1 13 2.1 3 4.2 10 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 178 81.3 23 92.0 155 79.9 474 77.6 67 93.1 401 75.5
3rd Trimester 10 4.6 1 4.0 9 4.6 44 7.2 1 1.4 42 7.9
No Prenatal Care 6 2.7 0 0.0 6 3.0 11 1.8 0 0.0 11 2.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 18.4 6 24.0 35 17.7 120 19.6 13 18.3 107 20.0
Adequate 87 39.0 8 32.0 79 39.9 221 36.1 32 45.1 185 34.6
Intermediate 54 24.2 8 32.0 46 23.2 148 24.1 22 31.0 124 23.2
Inadequate 41 18.4 3 12.0 38 19.2 124 20.2 4 5.6 118 22.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 11.7 3 11.5 24 11.8 80 12.8 7 9.6 71 13.0
Low Birthweight Birth 14 6.3 3 11.1 11 5.6 30 4.8 5 6.7 23 4.3
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 Nome1

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 191 100.0 28 100.0 161 100.0 598 100.0 75 100.0 515 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 35 18.3 1 3.6 34 21.1 95 15.9 4 5.3 90 17.5
20-24 53 27.7 4 14.3 48 29.8 159 26.6 10 13.3 147 28.5
25-29 51 26.7 8 28.6 43 26.7 166 27.8 20 26.7 142 27.6
30-34 30 15.7 7 25.0 22 13.7 98 16.4 25 33.3 72 14.0
35-39 18 9.4 6 21.4 12 7.5 65 10.9 12 16.0 53 10.3
40-44 2 1.0 2 7.1 0 0.0 8 1.3 3 4.0 5 1.0
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 6 1.0 1 1.3 5 1.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.9 1 3.6 14 8.8 48 8.1 3 4.2 45 8.8
Reported Smoking 90 47.4 3 10.7 86 53.8 292 49.2 7 9.5 284 55.5
Unwed 103 54.2 6 21.4 97 60.6 341 57.2 17 22.7 323 63.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 46 24.2 2 7.1 44 27.5 122 21.0 4 5.6 117 23.4
12 Years 108 56.8 4 14.3 102 63.8 358 61.6 12 16.7 341 68.1
12+ Years 36 18.9 22 78.6 14 8.8 101 17.4 56 77.8 43 8.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 96.3 24 85.7 158 98.1 574 96.0 62 82.7 505 98.1
Birthing Center 2 1.0 1 3.6 1 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.3 2 0.4
Home Birth 1 0.5 1 3.6 0 0.0 5 0.8 2 2.7 3 0.6
Other Facility 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 4 0.7 0 0.0 4 0.8
Outside Alaska 2 1.0 2 7.1 0 0.0 12 2.0 10 13.3 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 171 90.5 24 92.3 145 90.1 507 89.4 59 84.3 443 90.6
Vaginal after C-Section 10 5.3 0 0.0 10 6.2 24 4.2 1 1.4 23 4.7
Primary C-Section 6 3.2 2 7.7 4 2.5 26 4.6 8 11.4 15 3.1
Repeat C-Section 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.2 10 1.8 2 2.9 8 1.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 162 85.7 26 92.9 134 84.3 439 74.7 68 91.9 365 72.1
3rd Trimester 7 3.7 0 0.0 7 4.4 57 9.7 1 1.4 55 10.9
No Prenatal Care 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 21.4 3 11.1 37 23.4 117 20.0 17 23.3 100 19.8
Adequate 72 38.5 15 55.6 57 36.1 184 31.4 32 43.8 148 29.3
Intermediate 51 27.3 8 29.6 41 25.9 142 24.2 20 27.4 120 23.8
Inadequate 24 12.8 1 3.7 23 14.6 143 24.4 4 5.5 137 27.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 24 12.6 2 7.1 22 13.8 80 13.4 8 10.8 70 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 7 3.7 1 3.6 6 3.8 26 4.4 3 4.0 21 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 Nome1

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 208 100.0 20 100.0 182 100.0 605 100.0 66 100.0 533 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 30 14.4 0 0.0 29 15.9 96 15.9 3 4.5 92 17.3
20-24 54 26.0 1 5.0 52 28.6 159 26.3 7 10.6 151 28.3
25-29 55 26.4 5 25.0 46 25.3 163 26.9 16 24.2 143 26.8
30-34 31 14.9 8 40.0 23 12.6 98 16.2 25 37.9 73 13.7
35-39 27 13.0 4 20.0 23 12.6 69 11.4 10 15.2 59 11.1
40-44 6 2.9 1 5.0 5 2.7 11 1.8 3 4.5 8 1.5
45+ 5 2.4 1 5.0 4 2.2 8 1.3 2 3.0 6 1.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 6.4 1 5.6 12 6.7 44 7.4 2 3.2 42 7.9
Reported Smoking 94 45.9 2 10.5 92 51.1 308 51.2 7 10.8 301 56.8
Unwed 121 58.5 4 20.0 116 64.1 349 57.8 13 19.7 335 63.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 40 19.9 0 0.0 39 22.2 123 21.0 2 3.2 120 23.2
12 Years 126 62.7 3 15.8 120 68.2 356 60.8 10 16.1 343 66.2
12+ Years 35 17.4 16 84.2 17 9.7 107 18.3 50 80.6 55 10.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 202 97.1 16 80.0 181 99.5 577 95.4 52 78.8 520 97.6
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Home Birth 2 1.0 1 5.0 1 0.5 5 0.8 1 1.5 4 0.8
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 1.2 0 0.0 7 1.3
Outside Alaska 4 1.9 3 15.0 0 0.0 15 2.5 13 19.7 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 180 90.9 14 73.7 163 94.2 506 88.3 49 79.0 454 89.9
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 15 2.6 1 1.6 14 2.8
Primary C-Section 11 5.6 3 15.8 5 2.9 42 7.3 9 14.5 30 5.9
Repeat C-Section 4 2.0 2 10.5 2 1.2 10 1.7 3 4.8 7 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 134 66.0 18 94.7 112 62.9 420 71.3 59 90.8 357 68.9
3rd Trimester 27 13.3 0 0.0 26 14.6 56 9.5 1 1.5 54 10.4
No Prenatal Care 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 9 1.5 0 0.0 9 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 19.2 4 21.1 35 19.7 116 19.6 19 29.2 97 18.6
Adequate 62 30.5 9 47.4 49 27.5 180 30.4 26 40.0 150 28.8
Intermediate 43 21.2 6 31.6 37 20.8 129 21.8 13 20.0 116 22.3
Inadequate 59 29.1 0 0.0 57 32.0 167 28.2 7 10.8 158 30.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 14.1 2 10.5 25 13.8 96 16.0 7 10.8 87 16.4
Low Birthweight Birth 9 4.3 1 5.0 6 3.3 35 5.8 3 4.5 30 5.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

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 199 100.0 27 100.0 172 100.0 624 100.0 80 100.0 543 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 30 15.1 3 11.1 27 15.7 97 15.5 4 5.0 93 17.1
20-24 52 26.1 5 18.5 47 27.3 174 27.9 13 16.3 161 29.7
25-29 60 30.2 7 25.9 53 30.8 155 24.8 18 22.5 137 25.2
30-34 37 18.6 10 37.0 27 15.7 126 20.2 30 37.5 96 17.7
35-39 20 10.1 2 7.4 18 10.5 62 9.9 12 15.0 49 9.0
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 1.0 2 2.5 4 0.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 1 1.3 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 10.1 1 3.8 19 11.0 52 8.4 1 1.3 51 9.4
Reported Smoking 108 54.3 2 7.4 106 61.6 330 53.0 7 8.8 323 59.6
Unwed 117 58.8 7 25.9 110 64.0 357 57.3 15 19.0 342 63.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 36 18.9 2 8.0 34 20.6 123 20.2 3 3.9 120 22.6
12 Years 124 65.3 5 20.0 119 72.1 366 60.2 16 21.1 349 65.7
12+ Years 30 15.8 18 72.0 12 7.3 119 19.6 57 75.0 62 11.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 188 94.5 22 81.5 166 96.5 593 95.0 62 77.5 530 97.6
Birthing Center 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 1 1.3 1 0.2
Home Birth 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
Other Facility 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 8 1.3 0 0.0 8 1.5
Outside Alaska 6 3.0 5 18.5 1 0.6 18 2.9 17 21.3 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 156 86.7 21 84.0 135 87.1 532 88.4 64 83.1 467 89.1
Vaginal after C-Section 11 6.1 1 4.0 10 6.5 16 2.7 1 1.3 15 2.9
Primary C-Section 9 5.0 3 12.0 6 3.9 41 6.8 7 9.1 34 6.5
Repeat C-Section 4 2.2 0 0.0 4 2.6 13 2.2 5 6.5 8 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 143 73.0 24 88.9 119 70.4 453 74.3 68 85.0 385 72.8
3rd Trimester 23 11.7 1 3.7 22 13.0 39 6.4 1 1.3 38 7.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 38 19.4 10 37.0 28 16.6 135 22.1 24 30.0 111 20.9
Adequate 50 25.5 8 29.6 42 24.9 186 30.4 34 42.5 152 28.6
Intermediate 48 24.5 6 22.2 42 24.9 126 20.6 10 12.5 115 21.7
Inadequate 60 30.6 3 11.1 57 33.7 165 27.0 12 15.0 153 28.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 13.6 4 14.8 23 13.4 98 15.8 6 7.5 92 17.0
Low Birthweight Birth 10 5.1 1 3.7 9 5.4 42 6.8 4 5.0 38 7.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

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 198 100.0 19 100.0 179 100.0 609 100.0 77 100.0 529 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 36 18.2 0 0.0 36 20.1 99 16.3 2 2.6 97 18.3
20-24 53 26.8 1 5.3 52 29.1 166 27.3 10 13.0 156 29.5
25-29 48 24.2 4 21.1 44 24.6 149 24.5 19 24.7 130 24.6
30-34 30 15.2 7 36.8 23 12.8 119 19.5 29 37.7 90 17.0
35-39 22 11.1 4 21.1 18 10.1 62 10.2 13 16.9 46 8.7
40-44 5 2.5 2 10.5 3 1.7 9 1.5 3 3.9 6 1.1
45+ 3 1.5 1 5.3 2 1.1 4 0.7 1 1.3 3 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 5.6 0 0.0 11 6.2 45 7.4 0 0.0 45 8.5
Reported Smoking 106 53.8 3 15.8 103 57.9 310 51.0 9 11.7 300 56.8
Unwed 111 56.1 2 10.5 109 60.9 338 55.6 13 17.1 324 61.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 47 24.1 0 0.0 47 26.6 118 19.7 5 6.7 113 21.7
12 Years 106 54.4 2 11.1 104 58.8 358 59.8 16 21.3 340 65.3
12+ Years 42 21.5 16 88.9 26 14.7 123 20.5 54 72.0 68 13.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 187 94.4 14 73.7 173 96.6 582 95.6 61 79.2 518 97.9
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.8 9 1.5 0 0.0 9 1.7
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 5 26.3 0 0.0 14 2.3 14 18.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 170 87.2 14 77.8 156 88.1 545 89.9 64 84.2 478 90.7
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 7 1.2 0 0.0 7 1.3
Primary C-Section 22 11.3 3 16.7 19 10.7 42 6.9 6 7.9 36 6.8
Repeat C-Section 2 1.0 1 5.6 1 0.6 12 2.0 6 7.9 6 1.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 143 75.3 17 89.5 126 73.7 463 77.6 65 84.4 397 76.8
3rd Trimester 6 3.2 0 0.0 6 3.5 25 4.2 2 2.6 22 4.3
No Prenatal Care 5 2.6 0 0.0 5 2.9 7 1.2 0 0.0 7 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 20.2 5 26.3 34 19.5 160 26.7 20 26.0 140 27.0
Adequate 68 35.2 9 47.4 59 33.9 194 32.4 36 46.8 158 30.4
Intermediate 38 19.7 1 5.3 37 21.3 112 18.7 9 11.7 101 19.5
Inadequate 48 24.9 4 21.1 44 25.3 133 22.2 12 15.6 120 23.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 40 20.4 1 5.3 39 22.0 97 16.0 5 6.5 92 17.5
Low Birthweight Birth 16 8.1 1 5.3 15 8.4 37 6.1 3 3.9 34 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 Nome1

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 227 100.0 34 100.0 192 100.0 610 100.0 92 100.0 514 100.0
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 31 13.7 1 2.9 30 15.6 94 15.4 4 4.3 90 17.5
20-24 69 30.4 7 20.6 62 32.3 166 27.2 10 10.9 156 30.4
25-29 47 20.7 7 20.6 40 20.8 147 24.1 27 29.3 119 23.2
30-34 59 26.0 13 38.2 46 24.0 127 20.8 32 34.8 95 18.5
35-39 20 8.8 6 17.6 13 6.8 63 10.3 17 18.5 43 8.4
40-44 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 10 1.6 1 1.1 9 1.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 1 1.1 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 9.3 0 0.0 21 10.9 57 9.4 1 1.1 56 10.9
Reported Smoking 116 51.1 2 5.9 114 59.4 311 51.0 14 15.2 296 57.6
Unwed 129 57.1 6 18.2 123 64.1 343 56.3 19 20.9 323 62.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 40 17.9 1 3.0 39 20.6 116 19.4 11 12.1 105 20.9
12 Years 136 61.0 9 27.3 126 66.7 349 58.5 20 22.0 327 65.1
12+ Years 47 21.1 23 69.7 24 12.7 132 22.1 60 65.9 70 13.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 218 96.0 26 76.5 191 99.5 584 95.7 75 81.5 506 98.4
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 2.9 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 1 1.1 2 0.4
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 7 1.1 1 1.1 6 1.2
Outside Alaska 7 3.1 7 20.6 0 0.0 14 2.3 13 14.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 206 90.7 29 85.3 176 91.7 558 91.5 76 82.6 478 93.0
Vaginal after C-Section 4 1.8 0 0.0 4 2.1 9 1.5 3 3.3 6 1.2
Primary C-Section 10 4.4 1 2.9 9 4.7 29 4.8 7 7.6 22 4.3
Repeat C-Section 7 3.1 4 11.8 3 1.6 14 2.3 6 6.5 8 1.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 167 74.6 27 79.4 140 74.1 471 78.2 77 84.6 392 77.3
3rd Trimester 10 4.5 0 0.0 10 5.3 25 4.2 4 4.4 20 3.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 58 26.0 9 26.5 49 26.1 176 29.3 18 19.8 158 31.3
Adequate 68 30.5 17 50.0 51 27.1 189 31.5 44 48.4 144 28.5
Intermediate 40 17.9 3 8.8 36 19.1 114 19.0 17 18.7 95 18.8
Inadequate 57 25.6 5 14.7 52 27.7 121 20.2 12 13.2 108 21.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 31 13.7 1 2.9 30 15.6 85 13.9 7 7.6 78 15.2
Low Birthweight Birth 16 7.0 2 5.9 14 7.3 31 5.1 4 4.3 27 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.
 
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Birth Profile for Nome1

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 184 100.0 24 100.0 158 100.0 576 100.0 80 100.0 491 100.0
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 32 17.4 1 4.2 31 19.6 92 16.0 6 7.5 86 17.5
20-24 44 23.9 2 8.3 42 26.6 142 24.7 3 3.8 139 28.3
25-29 54 29.3 8 33.3 46 29.1 148 25.7 23 28.8 122 24.8
30-34 30 16.3 9 37.5 21 13.3 117 20.3 30 37.5 87 17.7
35-39 20 10.9 3 12.5 15 9.5 62 10.8 16 20.0 44 9.0
40-44 3 1.6 1 4.2 2 1.3 11 1.9 1 1.3 10 2.0
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 4 0.7 1 1.3 3 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 7.1 0 0.0 13 8.2 64 11.1 2 2.5 62 12.6
Reported Smoking 88 47.8 4 16.7 83 52.5 300 52.2 18 22.8 281 57.2
Unwed 98 53.3 5 20.8 92 58.2 326 56.6 16 20.0 309 62.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 31 17.1 4 16.7 27 17.4 113 20.2 11 13.9 102 21.4
12 Years 116 64.1 5 20.8 110 71.0 322 57.5 16 20.3 304 63.9
12+ Years 34 18.8 15 62.5 18 11.6 125 22.3 52 65.8 70 14.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 177 96.2 21 87.5 154 97.5 549 95.3 66 82.5 479 97.6
Birthing Center 1 0.5 1 4.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.3 2 0.4
Other Facility 3 1.6 0 0.0 3 1.9 11 1.9 1 1.3 10 2.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.1 2 8.3 0 0.0 12 2.1 11 13.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 169 91.8 21 87.5 146 92.4 528 92.0 64 81.0 459 93.7
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 11 1.9 4 5.1 7 1.4
Primary C-Section 10 5.4 2 8.3 8 5.1 21 3.7 6 7.6 15 3.1
Repeat C-Section 3 1.6 1 4.2 2 1.3 14 2.4 5 6.3 9 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 153 83.6 21 87.5 131 83.4 425 75.2 68 87.2 353 73.2
3rd Trimester 9 4.9 2 8.3 6 3.8 27 4.8 4 5.1 22 4.6
No Prenatal Care 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 9 1.6 0 0.0 9 1.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 63 34.4 6 25.0 57 36.3 183 32.7 10 12.8 172 36.1
Adequate 58 31.7 10 41.7 48 30.6 161 28.8 37 47.4 123 25.8
Intermediate 34 18.6 5 20.8 28 17.8 107 19.1 20 25.6 85 17.9
Inadequate 28 15.3 3 12.5 24 15.3 108 19.3 11 14.1 96 20.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 26 14.1 3 12.5 23 14.6 74 12.8 7 8.8 67 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 5 2.7 0 0.0 5 3.2 23 4.0 3 3.8 20 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 Nome1

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 199 100.0 34 100.0 164 100.0 637 100.0 90 100.0 543 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
15-19 31 15.6 2 5.9 29 17.7 93 14.6 7 7.8 86 15.8
20-24 53 26.6 1 2.9 52 31.7 161 25.3 4 4.4 157 28.9
25-29 46 23.1 12 35.3 33 20.1 152 23.9 22 24.4 126 23.2
30-34 38 19.1 10 29.4 28 17.1 142 22.3 32 35.6 110 20.3
35-39 23 11.6 8 23.5 15 9.1 64 10.0 20 22.2 44 8.1
40-44 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.7 16 2.5 3 3.3 13 2.4
45+ 2 1.0 1 2.9 1 0.6 6 0.9 2 2.2 4 0.7
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 23 11.6 1 2.9 22 13.4 72 11.4 3 3.5 69 12.7
Reported Smoking 107 53.8 8 23.5 99 60.4 333 52.5 22 25.3 311 57.3
Unwed 116 58.3 8 23.5 108 65.9 366 57.5 21 23.6 345 63.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 45 23.3 6 17.6 39 24.7 146 23.4 12 13.6 134 25.2
12 Years 97 50.3 6 17.6 91 57.6 344 55.2 18 20.5 325 61.2
12+ Years 51 26.4 22 64.7 28 17.7 133 21.3 58 65.9 72 13.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 189 95.0 28 82.4 161 98.2 606 95.1 72 80.0 531 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.0 1 2.9 1 0.6 3 0.5 2 2.2 1 0.2
Other Facility 3 1.5 1 2.9 2 1.2 14 2.2 3 3.3 11 2.0
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 4 11.8 0 0.0 14 2.2 13 14.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 183 92.0 26 76.5 156 95.1 581 92.5 69 79.3 508 94.6
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.5 3 8.8 0 0.0 14 2.2 5 5.7 9 1.7
Primary C-Section 9 4.5 4 11.8 5 3.0 17 2.7 7 8.0 10 1.9
Repeat C-Section 4 2.0 1 2.9 3 1.8 16 2.5 6 6.9 10 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 151 77.4 29 87.9 121 75.2 424 69.3 72 82.8 348 66.8
3rd Trimester 6 3.1 2 6.1 4 2.5 33 5.4 3 3.4 30 5.8
No Prenatal Care 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.9 10 1.7 0 0.0 10 1.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 55 28.4 3 9.1 52 32.5 176 29.1 8 9.2 166 32.3
Adequate 63 32.5 17 51.5 45 28.1 171 28.3 44 50.6 126 24.5
Intermediate 40 20.6 9 27.3 31 19.4 117 19.3 21 24.1 95 18.5
Inadequate 36 18.6 4 12.1 32 20.0 141 23.3 14 16.1 127 24.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 28 14.1 3 8.8 25 15.2 75 11.8 8 9.0 67 12.3
Low Birthweight Birth 10 5.1 2 5.9 8 4.9 27 4.3 5 5.6 22 4.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Nome1

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 193 100.0 22 100.0 169 100.0 689 100.0 85 100.0 599 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 29 15.0 3 13.6 26 15.4 100 14.5 9 10.6 91 15.2
20-24 45 23.3 0 0.0 45 26.6 176 25.5 7 8.2 168 28.0
25-29 48 24.9 3 13.6 43 25.4 175 25.4 17 20.0 155 25.9
30-34 49 25.4 11 50.0 38 22.5 158 22.9 33 38.8 124 20.7
35-39 19 9.8 5 22.7 14 8.3 61 8.9 15 17.6 46 7.7
40-44 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 12 1.7 3 3.5 9 1.5
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 4 0.6 1 1.2 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 28 14.6 1 4.8 27 16.0 75 11.0 3 3.7 72 12.0
Reported Smoking 105 54.7 6 28.6 99 58.6 359 52.3 18 22.0 340 56.8
Unwed 112 58.0 3 13.6 109 64.5 391 56.8 20 23.8 370 61.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 37 19.9 1 4.8 36 22.1 163 23.9 8 9.6 155 26.1
12 Years 109 58.6 5 23.8 103 63.2 387 56.8 18 21.7 367 61.9
12+ Years 40 21.5 15 71.4 24 14.7 131 19.2 57 68.7 71 12.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 183 94.8 17 77.3 164 97.0 661 95.9 71 83.5 585 97.7
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 2 0.3 1 1.2 1 0.2
Other Facility 5 2.6 0 0.0 5 3.0 15 2.2 2 2.4 13 2.2
Outside Alaska 5 2.6 5 22.7 0 0.0 11 1.6 11 12.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 176 92.1 17 81.0 157 93.5 628 93.0 68 84.0 555 94.2
Vaginal after C-Section 6 3.1 1 4.8 5 3.0 16 2.4 2 2.5 14 2.4
Primary C-Section 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 15 2.2 6 7.4 9 1.5
Repeat C-Section 7 3.7 3 14.3 4 2.4 16 2.4 5 6.2 11 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 121 64.7 18 85.7 101 61.6 428 65.2 63 75.9 361 63.6
3rd Trimester 12 6.4 0 0.0 12 7.3 42 6.4 2 2.4 39 6.9
No Prenatal Care 4 2.2 0 0.0 4 2.5 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 65 35.7 1 4.8 63 39.6 171 26.3 9 10.8 160 28.5
Adequate 40 22.0 10 47.6 30 18.9 185 28.5 36 43.4 148 26.3
Intermediate 33 18.1 6 28.6 26 16.4 112 17.2 21 25.3 90 16.0
Inadequate 44 24.2 4 19.0 40 25.2 182 28.0 17 20.5 164 29.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 20 10.4 1 4.5 19 11.2 75 10.9 7 8.3 68 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 8 4.2 1 4.5 7 4.2 25 3.6 5 5.9 20 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 Nome1

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 245 100.0 34 100.0 210 100.0 749 100.0 97 100.0 649 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 1.2 0 0.0 3 1.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 33 13.5 2 5.9 31 14.8 97 13.0 6 6.2 91 14.0
20-24 63 25.7 3 8.8 60 28.6 198 26.4 11 11.3 186 28.7
25-29 58 23.7 7 20.6 50 23.8 203 27.1 31 32.0 171 26.3
30-34 55 22.4 11 32.4 44 21.0 165 22.0 32 33.0 132 20.3
35-39 22 9.0 7 20.6 15 7.1 66 8.8 13 13.4 53 8.2
40-44 8 3.3 3 8.8 5 2.4 13 1.7 3 3.1 10 1.5
45+ 3 1.2 1 2.9 2 1.0 4 0.5 1 1.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 8.7 1 3.2 20 9.6 67 9.0 4 4.3 63 9.7
Reported Smoking 121 49.8 8 25.0 113 53.8 368 49.3 20 21.3 347 53.5
Unwed 138 56.6 10 30.3 128 61.0 420 56.2 26 27.4 393 60.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 64 26.2 5 15.2 59 28.1 178 23.8 9 9.4 169 26.0
12 Years 138 56.6 7 21.2 131 62.4 428 57.2 21 21.9 406 62.6
12+ Years 42 17.2 21 63.6 20 9.5 142 19.0 66 68.8 74 11.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 234 95.5 27 79.4 206 98.1 725 96.8 85 87.6 637 98.2
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 2.9 0 0.0 3 0.4 2 2.1 1 0.2
Other Facility 6 2.4 2 5.9 4 1.9 13 1.7 2 2.1 11 1.7
Outside Alaska 4 1.6 4 11.8 0 0.0 8 1.1 8 8.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 222 93.3 26 81.3 195 95.1 678 92.5 81 87.1 594 93.2
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.1 1 3.1 4 2.0 15 2.0 2 2.2 13 2.0
Primary C-Section 6 2.5 3 9.4 3 1.5 27 3.7 7 7.5 20 3.1
Repeat C-Section 5 2.1 2 6.3 3 1.5 13 1.8 3 3.2 10 1.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 152 66.1 25 75.8 126 64.3 451 63.7 71 74.7 378 62.0
3rd Trimester 15 6.5 1 3.0 14 7.1 52 7.3 4 4.2 47 7.7
No Prenatal Care 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.5 7 1.0 1 1.1 6 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 56 24.5 4 12.1 51 26.2 152 21.6 13 13.7 138 22.8
Adequate 68 29.7 17 51.5 51 26.2 206 29.3 35 36.8 170 28.1
Intermediate 44 19.2 6 18.2 38 19.5 130 18.5 25 26.3 105 17.4
Inadequate 61 26.6 6 18.2 55 28.2 215 30.6 22 23.2 192 31.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 11.1 4 12.1 23 11.0 94 12.6 8 8.4 86 13.3
Low Birthweight Birth 9 3.7 2 5.9 7 3.3 31 4.1 5 5.2 26 4.0

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