Birth Profile for Aleutians West1

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 42 100.0 19 100.0 9 100.0 97 100.0 37 100.0 25 100.0
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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.1 1 2.7 1 4.0
20-24 5 11.9 1 5.3 1 11.1 20 20.6 5 13.5 7 28.0
25-29 15 35.7 5 26.3 5 55.6 31 32.0 9 24.3 12 48.0
30-34 14 33.3 8 42.1 1 11.1 24 24.7 12 32.4 2 8.0
35-39 7 16.7 5 26.3 2 22.2 13 13.4 8 21.6 3 12.0
40-44 1 2.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 2.7 1 6.3 0 0.0 3 3.5 1 3.4 2 8.0
Reported Smoking 10 23.8 2 10.5 7 77.8 17 17.9 4 10.8 12 48.0
Unwed 17 40.5 6 31.6 7 77.8 40 42.1 9 24.3 21 84.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 2 7.1 0 0.0 1 12.5 4 4.9 0 0.0 2 8.3
12 Years 8 28.6 1 7.7 7 87.5 34 41.5 9 29.0 16 66.7
12+ Years 18 64.3 12 92.3 0 0.0 44 53.7 22 71.0 6 25.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 35 83.3 14 73.7 9 100.0 73 75.3 19 51.4 24 96.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 2.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 2.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.1 1 2.7 1 4.0
Outside Alaska 7 16.7 5 26.3 0 0.0 20 20.6 15 40.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 26 61.9 12 63.2 8 88.9 60 63.2 26 70.3 19 76.0
Vaginal after C-Section 2 4.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.2 0 0.0 1 4.0
Primary C-Section 6 14.3 2 10.5 0 0.0 19 20.0 6 16.2 4 16.0
Repeat C-Section 8 19.0 5 26.3 1 11.1 12 12.6 5 13.5 1 4.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 21 55.3 9 50.0 6 66.7 59 67.0 21 60.0 21 87.5
3rd Trimester 6 15.8 5 27.8 0 0.0 10 11.4 6 17.1 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 2.8 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 11 30.6 4 23.5 5 55.6 28 32.2 5 14.3 18 75.0
Adequate 9 25.0 4 23.5 3 33.3 24 27.6 12 34.3 4 16.7
Intermediate 6 16.7 3 17.6 0 0.0 12 13.8 6 17.1 1 4.2
Inadequate 10 27.8 6 35.3 1 11.1 23 26.4 12 34.3 1 4.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 9.5 1 5.3 2 22.2 9 9.5 2 5.4 4 16.7
Low Birthweight Birth 3 7.1 0 0.0 3 33.3 6 6.3 0 0.0 5 20.0
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 Aleutians West1

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 23 100.0 10 100.0 6 100.0 85 100.0 30 100.0 25 100.0
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 3 13.0 1 10.0 1 16.7 8 9.4 1 3.3 2 8.0
20-24 5 21.7 2 20.0 1 16.7 20 23.5 5 16.7 10 40.0
25-29 7 30.4 2 20.0 4 66.7 27 31.8 9 30.0 10 40.0
30-34 6 26.1 4 40.0 0 0.0 17 20.0 8 26.7 2 8.0
35-39 2 8.7 1 10.0 0 0.0 9 10.6 5 16.7 1 4.0
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 4.8 0 0.0 1 16.7 3 4.1 0 0.0 2 8.0
Reported Smoking 3 13.0 1 10.0 2 33.3 11 13.4 2 6.9 8 32.0
Unwed 11 47.8 3 30.0 6 100.0 41 50.6 8 28.6 21 84.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 2 8.7 0 0.0 1 16.7 6 7.4 1 3.4 2 8.0
12 Years 7 30.4 3 30.0 2 33.3 40 49.4 13 44.8 16 64.0
12+ Years 14 60.9 7 70.0 3 50.0 35 43.2 15 51.7 7 28.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 16 69.6 4 40.0 5 83.3 61 71.8 11 36.7 24 96.0
Birthing Center 1 4.3 1 10.0 0 0.0 1 1.2 1 3.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.2 1 3.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 8.7 1 10.0 1 16.7 2 2.4 1 3.3 1 4.0
Outside Alaska 4 17.4 4 40.0 0 0.0 20 23.5 16 53.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 18 81.8 9 90.0 5 83.3 59 72.0 24 82.8 18 72.0
Vaginal after C-Section 1 4.5 0 0.0 1 16.7 2 2.4 0 0.0 1 4.0
Primary C-Section 2 9.1 1 10.0 0 0.0 16 19.5 5 17.2 5 20.0
Repeat C-Section 1 4.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 6.1 0 0.0 1 4.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 15 78.9 7 77.8 5 100.0 62 77.5 21 72.4 24 100.0
3rd Trimester 1 5.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 10.0 4 13.8 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 1 5.0 1 10.0 0 0.0 1 1.2 1 3.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 7 35.0 1 10.0 5 100.0 29 35.8 3 10.0 21 87.5
Adequate 5 25.0 4 40.0 0 0.0 20 24.7 10 33.3 2 8.3
Intermediate 3 15.0 2 20.0 0 0.0 13 16.0 7 23.3 1 4.2
Inadequate 5 25.0 3 30.0 0 0.0 19 23.5 10 33.3 0 0.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 1 4.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 10.8 1 3.3 4 16.7
Low Birthweight Birth 1 4.3 0 0.0 1 16.7 5 6.0 0 0.0 3 12.0
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 Aleutians West1

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 32 100.0 8 100.0 10 100.0 109 100.0 38 100.0 35 100.0
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 1 3.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 9.2 0 0.0 6 17.1
20-24 10 31.3 2 25.0 5 50.0 23 21.1 6 15.8 11 31.4
25-29 9 28.1 2 25.0 3 30.0 37 33.9 14 36.8 12 34.3
30-34 4 12.5 0 0.0 1 10.0 21 19.3 8 21.1 4 11.4
35-39 4 12.5 2 25.0 1 10.0 12 11.0 7 18.4 1 2.9
40-44 1 3.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 2.8 1 2.6 1 2.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 3.7 0 0.0 1 10.0 3 3.3 0 0.0 2 5.7
Reported Smoking 4 13.3 1 12.5 3 30.0 16 15.2 2 5.4 13 37.1
Unwed 12 40.0 0 0.0 8 80.0 55 52.9 13 36.1 26 74.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 13.6 2 5.4 9 25.7
12 Years 19 61.3 5 62.5 7 70.0 46 44.7 13 35.1 21 60.0
12+ Years 12 38.7 3 37.5 3 30.0 43 41.7 22 59.5 5 14.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 22 68.8 1 12.5 10 100.0 80 73.4 16 42.1 34 97.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 1 2.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 3.1 1 12.5 0 0.0 2 1.8 1 2.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 9 28.1 6 75.0 0 0.0 26 23.9 20 52.6 1 2.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 16 51.6 5 62.5 6 60.0 70 69.3 25 71.4 26 76.5
Vaginal after C-Section 1 3.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 2.9 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 11 35.5 3 37.5 4 40.0 23 22.8 8 22.9 6 17.6
Repeat C-Section 3 9.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 5.9 1 2.9 2 5.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 23 74.2 5 62.5 10 100.0 80 78.4 30 78.9 30 85.7
3rd Trimester 3 9.7 1 12.5 0 0.0 9 8.8 5 13.2 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 10 32.3 0 0.0 8 80.0 38 37.6 7 18.9 25 71.4
Adequate 10 32.3 4 50.0 1 10.0 27 26.7 12 32.4 5 14.3
Intermediate 3 9.7 1 12.5 1 10.0 15 14.9 9 24.3 2 5.7
Inadequate 8 25.8 3 37.5 0 0.0 21 20.8 9 24.3 3 8.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 12.9 1 12.5 2 20.0 10 9.3 1 2.6 5 14.3
Low Birthweight Birth 2 6.5 0 0.0 1 10.0 4 3.7 0 0.0 2 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Aleutians West1

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 30 100.0 12 100.0 9 100.0 107 100.0 41 100.0 34 100.0
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 4 13.3 0 0.0 1 11.1 10 9.3 0 0.0 7 20.6
20-24 5 16.7 1 8.3 4 44.4 22 20.6 4 9.8 12 35.3
25-29 11 36.7 5 41.7 3 33.3 42 39.3 21 51.2 11 32.4
30-34 7 23.3 4 33.3 1 11.1 20 18.7 9 22.0 3 8.8
35-39 3 10.0 2 16.7 0 0.0 11 10.3 6 14.6 0 0.0
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.9 1 2.4 1 2.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.2 0 0.0 1 3.0
Reported Smoking 4 13.8 0 0.0 3 33.3 19 18.3 4 10.0 13 39.4
Unwed 18 64.3 5 50.0 7 77.8 58 56.3 17 44.7 25 73.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 4 14.8 1 9.1 1 11.1 16 15.8 3 7.5 10 29.4
12 Years 14 51.9 5 45.5 7 77.8 43 42.6 14 35.0 21 61.8
12+ Years 9 33.3 5 45.5 1 11.1 42 41.6 23 57.5 3 8.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 23 76.7 6 50.0 9 100.0 79 73.8 20 48.8 32 94.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 1 2.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 1 2.9
Outside Alaska 7 23.3 6 50.0 0 0.0 25 23.4 20 48.8 1 2.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 25 86.2 10 90.9 7 77.8 80 80.8 28 75.7 29 87.9
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 5.4 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 3 10.3 1 9.1 1 11.1 14 14.1 6 16.2 2 6.1
Repeat C-Section 1 3.4 0 0.0 1 11.1 3 3.0 1 2.7 2 6.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 24 80.0 9 75.0 9 100.0 83 83.8 35 85.4 29 85.3
3rd Trimester 4 13.3 3 25.0 0 0.0 8 8.1 5 12.2 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 12 40.0 2 16.7 8 88.9 38 39.6 11 28.2 23 67.6
Adequate 5 16.7 2 16.7 1 11.1 26 27.1 11 28.2 5 14.7
Intermediate 7 23.3 4 33.3 0 0.0 17 17.7 10 25.6 3 8.8
Inadequate 6 20.0 4 33.3 0 0.0 15 15.6 7 17.9 3 8.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 13.3 0 0.0 2 22.2 11 10.4 3 7.3 4 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 2 6.7 0 0.0 1 11.1 4 3.8 0 0.0 2 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 Aleutians West1

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 47 100.0 18 100.0 16 100.0 125 100.0 46 100.0 39 100.0
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 5 10.6 0 0.0 5 31.3 7 5.6 0 0.0 7 17.9
20-24 8 17.0 3 16.7 2 12.5 34 27.2 6 13.0 16 41.0
25-29 17 36.2 7 38.9 6 37.5 40 32.0 21 45.7 10 25.6
30-34 10 21.3 4 22.2 2 12.5 23 18.4 9 19.6 4 10.3
35-39 5 10.6 3 16.7 0 0.0 14 11.2 7 15.2 0 0.0
40-44 2 4.3 1 5.6 1 6.3 7 5.6 3 6.5 2 5.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 2.6 0 0.0 1 6.3 4 3.9 2 6.3 2 5.3
Reported Smoking 8 17.4 1 5.6 7 43.8 21 17.6 5 11.1 14 36.8
Unwed 25 54.3 8 44.4 11 68.8 58 48.3 15 34.1 27 69.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 22.2 1 5.6 8 50.0 16 13.2 2 4.3 11 28.2
12 Years 13 28.9 3 16.7 7 43.8 53 43.8 19 41.3 22 56.4
12+ Years 22 48.9 14 77.8 1 6.3 52 43.0 25 54.3 6 15.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 35 74.5 9 50.0 15 93.8 88 70.4 20 43.5 37 94.9
Birthing Center 1 2.1 1 5.6 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 2.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.6 1 2.2 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.6 0 0.0 1 2.6
Outside Alaska 10 21.3 8 44.4 1 6.3 32 25.6 24 52.2 1 2.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 29 70.7 10 62.5 13 86.7 81 71.7 26 65.0 33 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.4 1 6.3 0 0.0 3 2.7 2 5.0 1 2.6
Primary C-Section 9 22.0 4 25.0 1 6.7 22 19.5 8 20.0 2 5.3
Repeat C-Section 2 4.9 1 6.3 1 6.7 7 6.2 4 10.0 2 5.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 33 80.5 16 88.9 11 68.8 93 81.6 37 84.1 32 82.1
3rd Trimester 2 4.9 1 5.6 0 0.0 4 3.5 2 4.5 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 1 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 16 40.0 5 29.4 9 56.3 42 39.3 12 29.3 25 64.1
Adequate 12 30.0 6 35.3 3 18.8 33 30.8 16 39.0 5 12.8
Intermediate 5 12.5 4 23.5 1 6.3 14 13.1 7 17.1 4 10.3
Inadequate 7 17.5 2 11.8 3 18.8 18 16.8 6 14.6 5 12.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 2 4.3 0 0.0 1 6.3 14 11.3 5 10.9 3 7.7
Low Birthweight Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 2.4 0 0.0 1 2.6
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 Aleutians West1

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 30 100.0 11 100.0 9 100.0 119 100.0 45 100.0 40 100.0
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 1 3.3 0 0.0 1 11.1 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 5.0
20-24 9 30.0 0 0.0 6 66.7 40 33.6 8 17.8 21 52.5
25-29 14 46.7 9 81.8 2 22.2 34 28.6 18 40.0 10 25.0
30-34 3 10.0 1 9.1 0 0.0 22 18.5 10 22.2 4 10.0
35-39 3 10.0 1 9.1 0 0.0 13 10.9 7 15.6 1 2.5
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 6.7 2 4.4 2 5.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.1 2 6.9 1 2.6
Reported Smoking 7 24.1 3 27.3 3 37.5 19 17.0 5 11.9 12 30.8
Unwed 15 51.7 4 40.0 7 77.8 53 46.5 13 31.0 28 70.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 2 6.9 1 9.1 1 11.1 12 10.3 1 2.2 8 20.0
12 Years 16 55.2 6 54.5 7 77.8 60 51.3 24 53.3 23 57.5
12+ Years 11 37.9 4 36.4 1 11.1 45 38.5 20 44.4 9 22.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 21 70.0 5 45.5 8 88.9 83 69.7 17 37.8 39 97.5
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 0.8 1 2.2 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 3.3 0 0.0 1 11.1 2 1.7 0 0.0 1 2.5
Outside Alaska 8 26.7 6 54.5 0 0.0 33 27.7 27 60.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 26 89.7 8 80.0 9 100.0 80 72.1 27 69.2 32 80.0
Vaginal after C-Section 1 3.4 1 10.0 0 0.0 3 2.7 1 2.6 2 5.0
Primary C-Section 2 6.9 1 10.0 0 0.0 21 18.9 8 20.5 3 7.5
Repeat C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 6.3 3 7.7 3 7.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 26 92.9 10 90.9 9 100.0 93 83.8 34 82.9 36 90.0
3rd Trimester 2 7.1 1 9.1 0 0.0 2 1.8 1 2.4 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 10 38.5 4 40.0 6 66.7 37 36.3 9 24.3 24 60.0
Adequate 9 34.6 3 30.0 1 11.1 33 32.4 16 43.2 6 15.0
Intermediate 5 19.2 2 20.0 2 22.2 16 15.7 6 16.2 6 15.0
Inadequate 2 7.7 1 10.0 0 0.0 16 15.7 6 16.2 4 10.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 5 16.7 3 27.3 1 11.1 17 14.3 8 17.8 3 7.5
Low Birthweight Birth 2 6.7 0 0.0 1 11.1 5 4.2 1 2.2 1 2.6
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 Aleutians West1

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 48 100.0 17 100.0 14 100.0 131 100.0 53 100.0 42 100.0
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 1 2.1 0 0.0 1 7.1 4 3.1 0 0.0 3 7.1
20-24 17 35.4 3 17.6 8 57.1 40 30.5 11 20.8 19 45.2
25-29 9 18.8 5 29.4 2 14.3 30 22.9 13 24.5 10 23.8
30-34 10 20.8 4 23.5 2 14.3 33 25.2 17 32.1 6 14.3
35-39 6 12.5 3 17.6 0 0.0 13 9.9 8 15.1 2 4.8
40-44 5 10.4 2 11.8 1 7.1 10 7.6 4 7.5 2 4.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 7.9 2 16.7 1 7.1 5 5.0 2 6.5 2 4.8
Reported Smoking 6 13.6 1 6.3 4 28.6 16 13.2 3 6.1 12 28.6
Unwed 18 40.0 3 18.8 9 64.3 52 41.6 11 21.6 28 66.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 4 8.5 0 0.0 2 14.3 10 8.0 0 0.0 7 17.1
12 Years 24 51.1 10 58.8 8 57.1 64 51.2 24 47.1 24 58.5
12+ Years 19 40.4 7 41.2 4 28.6 51 40.8 27 52.9 10 24.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 32 66.7 6 35.3 14 100.0 89 67.9 19 35.8 42 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 1.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 2.1 1 5.9 0 0.0 2 1.5 2 3.8 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 14 29.2 10 58.8 0 0.0 37 28.2 31 58.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 26 60.5 8 57.1 11 78.6 82 68.3 31 67.4 32 76.2
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.3 0 0.0 1 7.1 3 2.5 0 0.0 3 7.1
Primary C-Section 11 25.6 3 21.4 1 7.1 25 20.8 10 21.7 4 9.5
Repeat C-Section 5 11.6 3 21.4 1 7.1 10 8.3 5 10.9 3 7.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 34 75.6 11 73.3 12 85.7 96 80.7 38 80.9 37 88.1
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.7 1 2.1 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 16 39.0 3 21.4 10 71.4 37 33.3 9 20.9 23 54.8
Adequate 12 29.3 7 50.0 1 7.1 40 36.0 21 48.8 10 23.8
Intermediate 4 9.8 1 7.1 1 7.1 14 12.6 6 14.0 4 9.5
Inadequate 9 22.0 3 21.4 2 14.3 20 18.0 7 16.3 5 11.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 14.6 2 11.8 1 7.1 16 12.3 6 11.3 3 7.1
Low Birthweight Birth 1 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 4.7 1 1.9 2 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Aleutians West1

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 41 100.0 17 100.0 17 100.0 109 100.0 51 100.0 35 100.0
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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 3.7 0 0.0 3 8.6
20-24 14 34.1 5 29.4 7 41.2 31 28.4 13 25.5 13 37.1
25-29 11 26.8 4 23.5 6 35.3 26 23.9 11 21.6 8 22.9
30-34 9 22.0 5 29.4 2 11.8 31 28.4 18 35.3 6 17.1
35-39 4 9.8 3 17.6 1 5.9 10 9.2 7 13.7 3 8.6
40-44 3 7.3 0 0.0 1 5.9 6 5.5 2 3.9 2 5.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 6.2 0 0.0 4 11.4
Reported Smoking 6 15.4 1 6.7 5 29.4 15 14.9 2 4.2 13 37.1
Unwed 20 50.0 6 37.5 12 70.6 43 41.7 13 26.5 23 65.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 6 14.6 0 0.0 5 29.4 11 10.8 0 0.0 8 23.5
12 Years 20 48.8 8 47.1 8 47.1 54 52.9 25 52.1 19 55.9
12+ Years 15 36.6 9 52.9 4 23.5 37 36.3 23 47.9 7 20.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 30 73.2 6 35.3 17 100.0 71 65.1 19 37.3 35 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.8 2 3.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 1 2.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 11 26.8 11 64.7 0 0.0 34 31.2 29 56.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 28 71.8 11 73.3 12 70.6 75 74.3 34 73.9 27 77.1
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.6 0 0.0 1 5.9 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 8.6
Primary C-Section 8 20.5 4 26.7 2 11.8 17 16.8 10 21.7 3 8.6
Repeat C-Section 2 5.1 0 0.0 2 11.8 6 5.9 2 4.3 2 5.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 33 86.8 13 86.7 15 88.2 83 84.7 38 84.4 32 91.4
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.1 3 6.7 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 11 31.4 2 15.4 8 47.1 27 28.7 7 16.7 18 51.4
Adequate 12 34.3 6 46.2 4 23.5 37 39.4 20 47.6 11 31.4
Intermediate 7 20.0 3 23.1 3 17.6 15 16.0 9 21.4 3 8.6
Inadequate 5 14.3 2 15.4 2 11.8 15 16.0 6 14.3 3 8.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 5 12.2 3 17.6 1 5.9 11 10.2 4 7.8 4 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 2 4.9 1 5.9 0 0.0 6 5.6 1 2.0 3 8.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Aleutians West1

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 42 100.0 19 100.0 11 100.0 111 100.0 55 100.0 31 100.0
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 3 7.1 0 0.0 2 18.2 7 6.3 1 1.8 5 16.1
20-24 9 21.4 3 15.8 4 36.4 25 22.5 11 20.0 10 32.3
25-29 10 23.8 4 21.1 2 18.2 24 21.6 11 20.0 4 12.9
30-34 14 33.3 8 42.1 2 18.2 36 32.4 21 38.2 6 19.4
35-39 3 7.1 2 10.5 1 9.1 14 12.6 8 14.5 5 16.1
40-44 2 4.8 2 10.5 0 0.0 4 3.6 3 5.5 1 3.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 6.7 0 0.0 1 9.1 8 9.4 2 5.6 5 16.1
Reported Smoking 4 10.5 1 5.6 3 27.3 15 14.4 3 5.7 12 38.7
Unwed 14 35.0 2 10.5 7 63.6 34 32.7 9 17.3 18 58.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 8.8 1 2.0 5 16.7
12 Years 20 54.1 6 35.3 8 80.0 53 52.0 24 47.1 21 70.0
12+ Years 17 45.9 11 64.7 2 20.0 40 39.2 26 51.0 4 13.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 27 64.3 7 36.8 11 100.0 72 64.9 24 43.6 31 100.0
Birthing Center 1 2.4 1 5.3 0 0.0 3 2.7 3 5.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 2.4 1 5.3 0 0.0 1 0.9 1 1.8 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 2.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 12 28.6 10 52.6 0 0.0 34 30.6 27 49.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 28 73.7 12 70.6 9 81.8 77 74.8 34 68.0 26 83.9
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.6 0 0.0 1 9.1 3 2.9 0 0.0 3 9.7
Primary C-Section 6 15.8 3 17.6 1 9.1 16 15.5 11 22.0 2 6.5
Repeat C-Section 3 7.9 2 11.8 0 0.0 7 6.8 5 10.0 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 29 80.6 14 82.4 10 90.9 83 83.8 39 81.3 29 93.5
3rd Trimester 2 5.6 1 5.9 0 0.0 4 4.0 3 6.3 0 0.0
No Prenatal Care 1 2.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 10 28.6 4 25.0 5 45.5 25 26.0 6 13.0 17 54.8
Adequate 16 45.7 8 50.0 5 45.5 39 40.6 23 50.0 11 35.5
Intermediate 3 8.6 2 12.5 0 0.0 17 17.7 9 19.6 1 3.2
Inadequate 6 17.1 2 12.5 1 9.1 15 15.6 8 17.4 2 6.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 9.8 1 5.3 1 9.1 8 7.3 2 3.6 3 9.7
Low Birthweight Birth 3 7.3 0 0.0 2 18.2 6 5.5 1 1.8 3 9.7
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 Aleutians West1

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 26 100.0 15 100.0 7 100.0 114 100.0 57 100.0 37 100.0
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 1 3.8 0 0.0 1 14.3 6 5.3 2 3.5 4 10.8
20-24 8 30.8 5 33.3 2 28.6 26 22.8 12 21.1 10 27.0
25-29 5 19.2 3 20.0 0 0.0 28 24.6 14 24.6 7 18.9
30-34 8 30.8 5 33.3 2 28.6 28 24.6 15 26.3 6 16.2
35-39 3 11.5 2 13.3 1 14.3 21 18.4 11 19.3 9 24.3
40-44 1 3.8 0 0.0 1 14.3 5 4.4 3 5.3 1 2.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 16.7 0 0.0 3 42.9 6 6.5 2 4.7 4 10.8
Reported Smoking 5 20.8 0 0.0 5 71.4 22 20.6 3 5.6 19 51.4
Unwed 9 39.1 5 35.7 4 57.1 34 32.4 10 19.2 19 51.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 5 20.8 0 0.0 3 42.9 13 12.0 1 1.8 9 24.3
12 Years 14 58.3 11 78.6 3 42.9 54 50.0 30 54.5 21 56.8
12+ Years 5 20.8 3 21.4 1 14.3 41 38.0 24 43.6 7 18.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 14 53.8 6 40.0 7 100.0 77 67.5 28 49.1 37 100.0
Birthing Center 1 3.8 1 6.7 0 0.0 3 2.6 3 5.3 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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 1 1.8 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 11 42.3 8 53.3 0 0.0 33 28.9 25 43.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 19 79.2 11 78.6 6 85.7 80 76.2 36 70.6 30 81.1
Vaginal after C-Section 1 4.2 0 0.0 1 14.3 4 3.8 0 0.0 4 10.8
Primary C-Section 3 12.5 3 21.4 0 0.0 16 15.2 11 21.6 3 8.1
Repeat C-Section 1 4.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 4.8 4 7.8 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 21 87.5 11 84.6 7 100.0 89 83.2 41 78.8 34 91.9
3rd Trimester 2 8.3 2 15.4 0 0.0 7 6.5 5 9.6 1 2.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 6 25.0 1 7.7 5 71.4 29 27.9 6 11.8 21 58.3
Adequate 9 37.5 6 46.2 2 28.6 41 39.4 24 47.1 12 33.3
Intermediate 5 20.8 4 30.8 0 0.0 18 17.3 10 19.6 1 2.8
Inadequate 4 16.7 2 15.4 0 0.0 16 15.4 11 21.6 2 5.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 2 7.7 0 0.0 2 28.6 8 7.0 3 5.3 4 10.8
Low Birthweight Birth 1 3.8 0 0.0 1 14.3 5 4.4 1 1.8 3 8.1
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 Aleutians West1

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 43 100.0 21 100.0 13 100.0 126 100.0 59 100.0 45 100.0
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 3 7.0 1 4.8 2 15.4 6 4.8 3 5.1 3 6.7
20-24 8 18.6 3 14.3 4 30.8 26 20.6 9 15.3 14 31.1
25-29 9 20.9 4 19.0 2 15.4 32 25.4 16 27.1 11 24.4
30-34 14 32.6 8 38.1 2 15.4 30 23.8 14 23.7 6 13.3
35-39 8 18.6 4 19.0 3 23.1 26 20.6 13 22.0 11 24.4
40-44 1 2.3 1 4.8 0 0.0 5 4.0 3 5.1 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 8.1 2 12.5 1 7.7 3 2.8 2 4.1 1 2.2
Reported Smoking 6 14.3 2 10.0 4 30.8 25 20.8 5 8.9 20 44.4
Unwed 11 26.8 2 10.5 7 53.8 36 30.3 10 18.2 19 42.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 4 9.8 1 5.0 2 15.4 13 10.7 1 1.7 10 22.2
12 Years 19 46.3 7 35.0 10 76.9 59 48.4 29 50.0 25 55.6
12+ Years 18 43.9 12 60.0 1 7.7 50 41.0 28 48.3 10 22.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 31 72.1 11 52.4 13 100.0 87 69.0 29 49.2 45 100.0
Birthing Center 1 2.3 1 4.8 0 0.0 3 2.4 3 5.1 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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 1.7 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 11 25.6 9 42.9 0 0.0 35 27.8 26 44.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 30 73.2 11 57.9 11 84.6 85 71.4 35 64.8 34 75.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.4 0 0.0 1 7.7 7 5.9 2 3.7 5 11.1
Primary C-Section 7 17.1 5 26.3 1 7.7 19 16.0 11 20.4 5 11.1
Repeat C-Section 3 7.3 3 15.8 0 0.0 8 6.7 6 11.1 1 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 33 84.6 14 77.8 12 92.3 98 83.1 43 76.8 40 90.9
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 5.9 5 8.9 1 2.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 9 24.3 1 5.9 7 53.8 42 36.5 11 20.0 27 62.8
Adequate 14 37.8 9 52.9 4 30.8 40 34.8 23 41.8 11 25.6
Intermediate 9 24.3 3 17.6 1 7.7 15 13.0 7 12.7 2 4.7
Inadequate 5 13.5 4 23.5 1 7.7 18 15.7 14 25.5 3 7.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 2 4.7 1 4.8 0 0.0 8 6.3 4 6.8 3 6.7
Low Birthweight Birth 2 4.7 1 4.8 0 0.0 4 3.2 1 1.7 2 4.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Aleutians West1

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 45 100.0 21 100.0 17 100.0 118 100.0 54 100.0 44 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 2.3
15-19 2 4.4 1 4.8 1 5.9 6 5.1 3 5.6 3 6.8
20-24 10 22.2 4 19.0 4 23.5 23 19.5 9 16.7 11 25.0
25-29 14 31.1 7 33.3 5 29.4 29 24.6 14 25.9 12 27.3
30-34 6 13.3 2 9.5 2 11.8 26 22.0 9 16.7 8 18.2
35-39 10 22.2 5 23.8 5 29.4 25 21.2 14 25.9 9 20.5
40-44 3 6.7 2 9.5 0 0.0 6 5.1 3 5.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 11 26.8 1 5.3 10 58.8 25 22.7 4 8.0 20 45.5
Unwed 14 34.1 3 15.8 8 47.1 37 33.0 10 19.6 20 45.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 4 9.3 0 0.0 4 23.5 15 13.5 1 2.0 12 27.3
12 Years 21 48.8 12 57.1 8 47.1 52 46.8 24 48.0 21 47.7
12+ Years 18 41.9 9 42.9 5 29.4 44 39.6 25 50.0 11 25.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 32 71.1 11 52.4 17 100.0 76 64.4 23 42.6 44 100.0
Birthing Center 1 2.2 1 4.8 0 0.0 4 3.4 4 7.4 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 2.2 1 4.8 0 0.0 2 1.7 1 1.9 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 11 24.4 8 38.1 0 0.0 36 30.5 26 48.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 31 77.5 14 77.8 13 76.5 81 71.7 37 72.5 31 70.5
Vaginal after C-Section 2 5.0 0 0.0 2 11.8 7 6.2 2 3.9 5 11.4
Primary C-Section 6 15.0 3 16.7 2 11.8 16 14.2 8 15.7 6 13.6
Repeat C-Section 1 2.5 1 5.6 0 0.0 9 8.0 4 7.8 2 4.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 35 79.5 16 76.2 15 88.2 86 76.8 38 71.7 36 83.7
3rd Trimester 5 11.4 3 14.3 1 5.9 10 8.9 7 13.2 1 2.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 14 32.6 4 19.0 9 56.3 44 40.0 12 23.1 27 64.3
Adequate 18 41.9 9 42.9 6 37.5 35 31.8 20 38.5 9 21.4
Intermediate 4 9.3 3 14.3 0 0.0 12 10.9 8 15.4 3 7.1
Inadequate 7 16.3 5 23.8 1 6.3 19 17.3 12 23.1 3 7.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 8.9 2 9.5 2 11.8 6 5.2 3 5.7 3 6.8
Low Birthweight Birth 2 4.4 0 0.0 2 11.8 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 4.5
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 Aleutians West1

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 38 100.0 17 100.0 15 100.0 119 100.0 61 100.0 37 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 2.7
15-19 1 2.6 1 5.9 0 0.0 8 6.7 3 4.9 3 8.1
20-24 8 21.1 2 11.8 6 40.0 19 16.0 8 13.1 10 27.0
25-29 9 23.7 5 29.4 4 26.7 24 20.2 14 23.0 8 21.6
30-34 10 26.3 4 23.5 2 13.3 34 28.6 15 24.6 8 21.6
35-39 8 21.1 4 23.5 3 20.0 28 23.5 18 29.5 7 18.9
40-44 1 2.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 2.5 1 1.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 2.7
Reported Smoking 8 21.6 2 11.8 6 40.0 27 23.9 10 17.5 16 43.2
Unwed 11 29.7 5 29.4 4 26.7 34 29.6 11 19.0 17 45.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 5 13.2 0 0.0 4 26.7 15 14.4 2 4.2 9 24.3
12 Years 19 50.0 10 58.8 7 46.7 46 44.2 18 37.5 19 51.4
12+ Years 14 36.8 7 41.2 4 26.7 43 41.3 28 58.3 9 24.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 24 63.2 7 41.2 15 100.0 70 58.8 21 34.4 37 100.0
Birthing Center 1 2.6 1 5.9 0 0.0 6 5.0 6 9.8 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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 13 34.2 9 52.9 0 0.0 41 34.5 34 55.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 24 63.2 10 58.8 10 66.7 90 76.9 45 76.3 28 75.7
Vaginal after C-Section 4 10.5 2 11.8 2 13.3 6 5.1 3 5.1 3 8.1
Primary C-Section 6 15.8 3 17.6 2 13.3 13 11.1 8 13.6 4 10.8
Repeat C-Section 4 10.5 2 11.8 1 6.7 8 6.8 3 5.1 2 5.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 30 85.7 13 76.5 13 92.9 89 78.8 45 75.0 30 83.3
3rd Trimester 2 5.7 2 11.8 0 0.0 7 6.2 5 8.3 1 2.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 19 54.3 6 35.3 11 78.6 43 38.7 15 26.3 22 61.1
Adequate 8 22.9 5 29.4 1 7.1 31 27.9 18 31.6 7 19.4
Intermediate 2 5.7 1 5.9 1 7.1 18 16.2 12 21.1 4 11.1
Inadequate 6 17.1 5 29.4 1 7.1 19 17.1 12 21.1 3 8.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 2 5.3 1 5.9 1 6.7 5 4.3 1 1.7 1 2.7
Low Birthweight Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 2.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
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 Aleutians West1

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 35 100.0 16 100.0 12 100.0 126 100.0 64 100.0 41 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 2.9 0 0.0 1 8.3 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 2.4
15-19 3 8.6 1 6.3 2 16.7 11 8.7 2 3.1 5 12.2
20-24 5 14.3 3 18.8 1 8.3 22 17.5 9 14.1 11 26.8
25-29 6 17.1 2 12.5 3 25.0 28 22.2 17 26.6 9 22.0
30-34 10 28.6 3 18.8 4 33.3 35 27.8 17 26.6 8 19.5
35-39 7 20.0 5 31.3 1 8.3 26 20.6 17 26.6 7 17.1
40-44 2 5.7 1 6.3 0 0.0 2 1.6 1 1.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 4.9
Reported Smoking 6 18.8 1 7.1 4 33.3 32 27.4 11 19.0 19 46.3
Unwed 12 35.3 2 13.3 8 66.7 33 27.7 8 13.6 18 43.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 6 20.0 1 8.3 4 33.3 13 12.1 2 4.3 7 17.1
12 Years 12 40.0 2 16.7 6 50.0 45 42.1 13 27.7 23 56.1
12+ Years 12 40.0 9 75.0 2 16.7 49 45.8 32 68.1 11 26.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 20 57.1 5 31.3 12 100.0 78 61.9 23 35.9 41 100.0
Birthing Center 2 5.7 2 12.5 0 0.0 6 4.8 6 9.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 1 1.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 2.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 12 34.3 9 56.3 0 0.0 39 31.0 34 53.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 26 74.3 13 81.3 8 66.7 98 81.7 52 86.7 30 73.2
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.9 0 0.0 1 8.3 4 3.3 1 1.7 3 7.3
Primary C-Section 4 11.4 2 12.5 2 16.7 13 10.8 6 10.0 6 14.6
Repeat C-Section 4 11.4 1 6.3 1 8.3 5 4.2 1 1.7 2 4.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 21 63.6 9 60.0 8 66.7 95 77.9 48 77.4 32 78.0
3rd Trimester 3 9.1 2 13.3 0 0.0 7 5.7 3 4.8 3 7.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 11 34.4 2 14.3 7 58.3 39 32.5 12 20.3 20 48.8
Adequate 9 28.1 6 42.9 2 16.7 39 32.5 21 35.6 11 26.8
Intermediate 6 18.8 4 28.6 2 16.7 22 18.3 16 27.1 4 9.8
Inadequate 6 18.8 2 14.3 1 8.3 20 16.7 10 16.9 6 14.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 9.0 3 4.8 5 12.2
Low Birthweight Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 5.6 0 0.0 4 9.8
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 Aleutians West1

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 46 100.0 28 100.0 10 100.0 137 100.0 70 100.0 46 100.0
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 4 8.7 1 3.6 1 10.0 13 9.5 2 2.9 7 15.2
20-24 6 13.0 3 10.7 3 30.0 25 18.2 10 14.3 14 30.4
25-29 9 19.6 7 25.0 1 10.0 35 25.5 21 30.0 9 19.6
30-34 14 30.4 8 28.6 2 20.0 36 26.3 20 28.6 9 19.6
35-39 13 28.3 9 32.1 3 30.0 26 19.0 16 22.9 6 13.0
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.5 1 1.4 1 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 2.9 0 0.0 1 10.0 3 2.7 0 0.0 3 6.7
Reported Smoking 13 29.5 7 26.9 6 60.0 39 30.5 15 23.1 23 50.0
Unwed 11 25.0 4 15.4 5 50.0 36 27.9 10 15.4 19 41.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 4 11.1 1 5.3 1 10.0 13 11.2 4 7.5 6 13.3
12 Years 15 41.7 6 31.6 6 60.0 50 43.1 15 28.3 27 60.0
12+ Years 17 47.2 12 63.2 3 30.0 53 45.7 34 64.2 12 26.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 26 56.5 9 32.1 10 100.0 89 65.0 28 40.0 45 97.8
Birthing Center 3 6.5 3 10.7 0 0.0 4 2.9 4 5.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 1.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 3.6 3 4.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 16 34.8 16 57.1 0 0.0 38 27.7 34 48.6 1 2.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 40 90.9 22 84.6 10 100.0 111 85.4 56 84.8 38 82.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.3 1 3.8 0 0.0 4 3.1 2 3.0 2 4.3
Primary C-Section 3 6.8 3 11.5 0 0.0 10 7.7 4 6.1 5 10.9
Repeat C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 3.8 4 6.1 1 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 38 84.4 23 82.1 9 90.0 112 84.8 56 82.4 40 87.0
3rd Trimester 2 4.4 1 3.6 1 10.0 5 3.8 2 2.9 3 6.5
No Prenatal Care 1 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.5 1 1.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 13 29.5 7 26.9 4 40.0 44 33.6 14 21.2 25 54.3
Adequate 14 31.8 7 26.9 4 40.0 43 32.8 23 34.8 12 26.1
Intermediate 10 22.7 7 26.9 1 10.0 25 19.1 18 27.3 2 4.3
Inadequate 7 15.9 5 19.2 1 10.0 19 14.5 11 16.7 7 15.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 3 6.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 10.4 4 5.7 7 15.2
Low Birthweight Birth 3 6.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 7.4 0 0.0 7 15.2
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 Aleutians West1

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 45 100.0 20 100.0 19 100.0 140 100.0 68 100.0 52 100.0
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 4 8.9 0 0.0 2 10.5 11 7.9 1 1.5 8 15.4
20-24 11 24.4 3 15.0 7 36.8 25 17.9 9 13.2 15 28.8
25-29 13 28.9 8 40.0 5 26.3 39 27.9 21 30.9 11 21.2
30-34 11 24.4 6 30.0 2 10.5 40 28.6 22 32.4 12 23.1
35-39 6 13.3 3 15.0 3 15.8 23 16.4 14 20.6 5 9.6
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.4 1 1.5 1 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 1 2.7 0 0.0 1 5.3 8 6.8 1 1.9 7 13.7
Reported Smoking 13 31.7 3 16.7 9 47.4 38 29.5 11 17.5 26 50.0
Unwed 10 24.4 2 11.1 5 26.3 34 26.4 9 14.5 19 37.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 3 7.3 0 0.0 2 10.5 11 8.8 3 5.2 7 14.3
12 Years 18 43.9 5 31.3 11 57.9 58 46.4 19 32.8 30 61.2
12+ Years 20 48.8 11 68.8 6 31.6 56 44.8 36 62.1 12 24.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 32 71.1 9 45.0 19 100.0 99 70.7 35 51.5 51 98.1
Birthing Center 1 2.2 1 5.0 0 0.0 2 1.4 2 2.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 2.2 1 5.0 0 0.0 2 1.4 2 2.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2.9 3 4.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 11 24.4 9 45.0 0 0.0 33 23.6 26 38.2 1 1.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 32 78.0 17 94.4 12 63.2 109 83.2 55 85.9 43 82.7
Vaginal after C-Section 2 4.9 0 0.0 2 10.5 4 3.1 2 3.1 2 3.8
Primary C-Section 6 14.6 1 5.6 4 21.1 12 9.2 3 4.7 6 11.5
Repeat C-Section 1 2.4 0 0.0 1 5.3 6 4.6 4 6.3 1 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 36 81.8 16 84.2 15 78.9 116 85.9 56 84.8 43 84.3
3rd Trimester 2 4.5 0 0.0 2 10.5 3 2.2 1 1.5 2 3.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.5 1 1.5 1 1.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 15 34.1 3 15.8 9 47.4 50 37.0 15 23.1 31 59.6
Adequate 16 36.4 8 42.1 5 26.3 40 29.6 23 35.4 10 19.2
Intermediate 6 13.6 5 26.3 1 5.3 24 17.8 17 26.2 2 3.8
Inadequate 7 15.9 3 15.8 4 21.1 21 15.6 10 15.4 9 17.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 18.2 3 15.0 5 26.3 12 8.8 4 5.9 8 15.4
Low Birthweight Birth 4 8.9 0 0.0 4 21.1 10 7.2 0 0.0 9 17.3
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 Aleutians West1

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 46 100.0 22 100.0 17 100.0 156 100.0 88 100.0 51 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.0
15-19 5 10.9 1 4.5 4 23.5 12 7.7 4 4.5 8 15.7
20-24 8 17.4 4 18.2 4 23.5 30 19.2 16 18.2 13 25.5
25-29 13 28.3 6 27.3 3 17.6 46 29.5 23 26.1 15 29.4
30-34 11 23.9 6 27.3 5 29.4 46 29.5 31 35.2 11 21.6
35-39 7 15.2 4 18.2 0 0.0 18 11.5 12 13.6 2 3.9
40-44 2 4.3 1 4.5 1 5.9 3 1.9 2 2.3 1 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 2.6 0 0.0 1 6.3 13 9.9 3 4.2 10 20.8
Reported Smoking 13 30.2 5 23.8 8 47.1 42 28.2 16 18.8 26 51.0
Unwed 15 34.1 4 19.0 9 52.9 42 28.2 16 19.0 23 46.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 6 15.4 3 16.7 3 18.8 14 10.4 6 8.1 8 17.4
12 Years 17 43.6 4 22.2 10 62.5 68 50.7 30 40.5 30 65.2
12+ Years 16 41.0 11 61.1 3 18.8 52 38.8 38 51.4 8 17.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 31 67.4 10 45.5 16 94.1 105 67.3 48 54.5 47 92.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 1.1 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.9 3 3.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 4 8.7 3 13.6 0 0.0 6 3.8 4 4.5 1 2.0
Outside Alaska 11 23.9 9 40.9 1 5.9 41 26.3 32 36.4 3 5.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 39 86.7 17 77.3 16 94.1 122 80.8 65 75.6 46 90.2
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.2 1 4.5 0 0.0 6 4.0 5 5.8 1 2.0
Primary C-Section 1 2.2 0 0.0 1 5.9 13 8.6 7 8.1 4 7.8
Repeat C-Section 4 8.9 4 18.2 0 0.0 10 6.6 9 10.5 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 38 88.4 17 81.0 16 94.1 129 84.9 76 87.4 39 78.0
3rd Trimester 1 2.3 1 4.8 0 0.0 3 2.0 2 2.3 1 2.0
No Prenatal Care 1 2.3 1 4.8 0 0.0 2 1.3 1 1.2 1 2.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 16 37.2 4 19.0 12 70.6 51 34.0 18 21.2 31 62.0
Adequate 13 30.2 8 38.1 3 17.6 50 33.3 38 44.7 7 14.0
Intermediate 9 20.9 6 28.6 0 0.0 29 19.3 20 23.5 3 6.0
Inadequate 5 11.6 3 14.3 2 11.8 20 13.3 9 10.6 9 18.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 3 6.8 1 4.5 2 11.8 10 6.5 3 3.4 7 13.7
Low Birthweight Birth 3 6.7 0 0.0 3 17.6 10 6.5 0 0.0 8 15.7
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 Aleutians West1

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 49 100.0 26 100.0 16 100.0 270 100.0 182 100.0 53 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 1.9
15-19 2 4.1 0 0.0 2 12.5 10 3.7 5 2.7 5 9.4
20-24 6 12.2 2 7.7 4 25.0 71 26.3 50 27.5 14 26.4
25-29 13 26.5 7 26.9 3 18.8 85 31.5 55 30.2 20 37.7
30-34 18 36.7 10 38.5 5 31.3 78 28.9 52 28.6 10 18.9
35-39 10 20.4 7 26.9 2 12.5 23 8.5 18 9.9 3 5.7
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.7 2 1.1 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 14.0 1 4.5 5 31.3 17 7.1 7 4.5 10 19.6
Reported Smoking 12 26.7 3 12.5 9 56.3 68 26.0 37 21.0 30 56.6
Unwed 9 20.5 3 13.0 5 33.3 48 18.3 23 13.0 22 42.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 2 4.4 0 0.0 2 14.3 17 7.0 7 4.3 9 18.4
12 Years 23 51.1 10 41.7 9 64.3 125 51.2 76 46.9 31 63.3
12+ Years 20 44.4 14 58.3 3 21.4 102 41.8 79 48.8 9 18.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 36 73.5 16 61.5 16 100.0 210 77.8 131 72.0 50 94.3
Birthing Center 1 2.0 1 3.8 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 2.0 1 3.8 0 0.0 3 1.1 3 1.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.1 2 1.1 1 1.9
Outside Alaska 11 22.4 8 30.8 0 0.0 53 19.6 45 24.7 2 3.8
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 38 84.4 21 87.5 15 93.8 193 74.8 125 72.3 48 90.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 2.2 1 4.2 0 0.0 8 3.1 6 3.5 1 1.9
Primary C-Section 5 11.1 2 8.3 1 6.3 40 15.5 31 17.9 4 7.5
Repeat C-Section 1 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 17 6.6 11 6.4 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 42 87.5 23 88.5 12 80.0 236 88.7 166 92.2 40 76.9
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.9 3 1.7 2 3.8
No Prenatal Care 1 2.1 0 0.0 1 6.3 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 1.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 19 39.6 8 32.0 10 62.5 86 33.3 48 27.7 30 57.7
Adequate 11 22.9 7 28.0 2 12.5 106 41.1 82 47.4 8 15.4
Intermediate 9 18.8 6 24.0 1 6.3 43 16.7 32 18.5 5 9.6
Inadequate 9 18.8 4 16.0 3 18.8 23 8.9 11 6.4 9 17.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 1 2.0 0 0.0 1 6.3 23 8.6 14 7.8 6 11.3
Low Birthweight Birth 3 6.1 0 0.0 2 12.5 13 4.8 5 2.7 5 9.4
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 Aleutians West1

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 61 100.0 40 100.0 18 100.0 387 100.0 276 100.0 55 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 1.6 0 0.0 1 5.6 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.8
15-19 5 8.2 3 7.5 2 11.1 15 3.9 9 3.3 6 10.9
20-24 16 26.2 10 25.0 5 27.8 124 32.0 99 35.9 13 23.6
25-29 20 32.8 10 25.0 9 50.0 126 32.6 86 31.2 23 41.8
30-34 17 27.9 15 37.5 1 5.6 89 23.0 56 20.3 9 16.4
35-39 1 1.6 1 2.5 0 0.0 29 7.5 24 8.7 2 3.6
40-44 1 1.6 1 2.5 0 0.0 3 0.8 2 0.7 1 1.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 12.0 2 6.3 4 25.0 19 5.3 11 4.4 8 15.1
Reported Smoking 17 27.9 8 20.0 9 50.0 87 22.7 54 19.9 30 54.5
Unwed 18 29.5 9 22.5 9 50.0 53 13.8 26 9.5 23 41.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 6 12.0 3 9.4 3 18.8 28 7.8 13 5.1 10 19.2
12 Years 28 56.0 16 50.0 11 68.8 179 49.9 126 49.4 33 63.5
12+ Years 16 32.0 13 40.6 2 12.5 152 42.3 116 45.5 9 17.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 38 62.3 22 55.0 15 83.3 329 85.0 226 81.9 52 94.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 3.3 2 5.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 3.3 1 2.5 1 5.6 4 1.0 3 1.1 1 1.8
Outside Alaska 19 31.1 15 37.5 2 11.1 52 13.4 45 16.3 2 3.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 45 73.8 27 67.5 15 83.3 274 74.1 192 73.3 46 83.6
Vaginal after C-Section 4 6.6 3 7.5 1 5.6 12 3.2 6 2.3 4 7.3
Primary C-Section 7 11.5 5 12.5 2 11.1 57 15.4 44 16.8 4 7.3
Repeat C-Section 5 8.2 5 12.5 0 0.0 27 7.3 20 7.6 1 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 49 80.3 36 90.0 11 61.1 349 91.1 256 93.4 43 78.2
3rd Trimester 2 3.3 1 2.5 1 5.6 5 1.3 3 1.1 2 3.6
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 16 27.1 6 15.4 9 52.9 105 28.1 61 22.8 33 61.1
Adequate 26 44.1 23 59.0 2 11.8 181 48.4 145 54.1 9 16.7
Intermediate 11 18.6 8 20.5 2 11.8 66 17.6 48 17.9 5 9.3
Inadequate 6 10.2 2 5.1 4 23.5 22 5.9 14 5.2 7 13.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 9.8 2 5.0 4 22.2 33 8.6 20 7.3 8 14.5
Low Birthweight Birth 4 6.6 0 0.0 3 16.7 14 3.6 8 2.9 4 7.3
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 Aleutians West1

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 160 100.0 116 100.0 19 100.0 458 100.0 324 100.0 63 100.0
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 3 1.9 2 1.7 1 5.3 17 3.7 8 2.5 9 14.3
20-24 49 30.6 38 32.8 5 26.3 159 34.7 127 39.2 15 23.8
25-29 52 32.5 38 32.8 8 42.1 151 33.0 109 33.6 19 30.2
30-34 43 26.9 27 23.3 4 21.1 94 20.5 54 16.7 12 19.0
35-39 12 7.5 10 8.6 1 5.3 34 7.4 25 7.7 6 9.5
40-44 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 3 0.7 1 0.3 2 3.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 3.4 4 3.9 1 5.3 17 3.9 11 3.6 6 9.5
Reported Smoking 39 25.0 26 23.2 12 63.2 92 20.4 57 17.9 32 50.8
Unwed 21 13.3 11 9.6 8 42.1 54 11.8 21 6.5 27 42.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 6.0 4 3.8 4 21.1 33 7.6 13 4.2 15 24.2
12 Years 74 49.7 50 47.2 11 57.9 209 48.0 148 48.4 35 56.5
12+ Years 66 44.3 52 49.1 4 21.1 193 44.4 145 47.4 12 19.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 136 85.0 93 80.2 19 100.0 410 89.5 281 86.7 62 98.4
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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.6 1 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 23 14.4 22 19.0 0 0.0 46 10.0 41 12.7 1 1.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 110 72.4 77 70.6 18 94.7 332 76.3 232 75.8 56 88.9
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.0 2 1.8 0 0.0 12 2.8 5 1.6 3 4.8
Primary C-Section 28 18.4 24 22.0 1 5.3 60 13.8 48 15.7 2 3.2
Repeat C-Section 11 7.2 6 5.5 0 0.0 31 7.1 21 6.9 2 3.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 145 92.4 107 93.9 17 89.5 414 91.8 296 92.5 54 85.7
3rd Trimester 3 1.9 2 1.8 1 5.3 5 1.1 3 0.9 2 3.2
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 51 33.8 34 31.2 11 57.9 121 27.3 66 21.0 40 63.5
Adequate 69 45.7 52 47.7 4 21.1 216 48.8 169 53.8 13 20.6
Intermediate 23 15.2 18 16.5 2 10.5 73 16.5 55 17.5 3 4.8
Inadequate 8 5.3 5 4.6 2 10.5 33 7.4 24 7.6 7 11.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 10.2 12 10.6 1 5.3 34 7.5 21 6.6 7 11.1
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.8 5 4.3 0 0.0 14 3.1 11 3.4 2 3.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Aleutians West1

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 166 100.0 120 100.0 18 100.0 450 100.0 306 100.0 68 100.0
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 7 4.2 4 3.3 3 16.7 22 4.9 12 3.9 10 14.7
20-24 59 35.5 51 42.5 3 16.7 170 37.8 130 42.5 18 26.5
25-29 54 32.5 38 31.7 6 33.3 157 34.9 106 34.6 20 29.4
30-34 29 17.5 14 11.7 4 22.2 73 16.2 40 13.1 13 19.1
35-39 16 9.6 13 10.8 1 5.6 26 5.8 18 5.9 5 7.4
40-44 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 5.6 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 2.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 5.0 5 4.3 3 16.7 23 5.2 14 4.7 8 11.8
Reported Smoking 31 18.7 20 16.7 9 50.0 81 18.2 44 14.5 34 50.0
Unwed 14 8.4 6 5.0 6 33.3 49 10.9 14 4.6 31 45.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 8.1 6 5.1 3 17.6 39 9.0 14 4.7 19 28.4
12 Years 77 48.1 60 51.3 11 64.7 219 50.3 156 52.9 37 55.2
12+ Years 70 43.8 51 43.6 3 17.6 177 40.7 125 42.4 11 16.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 155 93.4 111 92.5 18 100.0 418 92.9 279 91.2 67 98.5
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 2 0.4 1 0.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 6.0 8 6.7 0 0.0 29 6.4 25 8.2 1 1.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 119 75.8 88 77.9 13 72.2 328 75.6 220 74.8 59 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 5 3.2 1 0.9 3 16.7 13 3.0 6 2.0 3 4.4
Primary C-Section 22 14.0 15 13.3 1 5.6 61 14.1 44 15.0 3 4.4
Repeat C-Section 11 7.0 9 8.0 1 5.6 32 7.4 24 8.2 3 4.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 155 93.9 113 94.2 15 83.3 395 88.6 271 89.1 58 85.3
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.5
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.7 2 0.7 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 38 23.2 21 17.5 13 72.2 113 25.5 56 18.5 44 64.7
Adequate 86 52.4 70 58.3 3 16.7 217 48.9 170 56.1 11 16.2
Intermediate 32 19.5 22 18.3 1 5.6 76 17.1 53 17.5 4 5.9
Inadequate 8 4.9 7 5.8 1 5.6 38 8.6 24 7.9 9 13.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 11 6.7 6 5.0 3 16.7 30 6.7 15 4.9 8 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.4 3 2.5 1 5.6 16 3.6 10 3.3 6 9.0

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