Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 112 100.0 70 100.0 30 100.0 341 100.0 224 100.0 87 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.1
15-19 8 7.1 3 4.3 5 16.7 20 5.9 8 3.6 12 13.8
20-24 15 13.4 9 12.9 6 20.0 70 20.5 42 18.8 26 29.9
25-29 32 28.6 21 30.0 7 23.3 90 26.4 66 29.5 17 19.5
30-34 28 25.0 15 21.4 9 30.0 95 27.9 62 27.7 25 28.7
35-39 20 17.9 17 24.3 2 6.7 44 12.9 33 14.7 5 5.7
40-44 7 6.3 5 7.1 1 3.3 18 5.3 13 5.8 1 1.1
45+ 2 1.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 1.0 1 1.6 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.5 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 3 2.7 1 1.4 2 6.7 16 4.7 8 3.6 8 9.2
Unwed 38 33.9 18 25.7 18 60.0 122 35.9 64 28.6 54 62.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 7 8.8 3 5.9 4 18.2 25 8.1 9 4.4 16 20.3
12 Years 26 32.5 17 33.3 8 36.4 87 28.2 54 26.3 30 38.0
12+ Years 47 58.8 31 60.8 10 45.5 196 63.6 142 69.3 33 41.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 103 92.0 63 90.0 30 100.0 323 94.7 209 93.3 87 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 9 8.0 7 10.0 0 0.0 16 4.7 13 5.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 68 61.3 44 63.8 17 56.7 221 66.4 146 66.7 60 70.6
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.8 1 1.4 0 0.0 2 0.6 1 0.5 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 21 18.9 12 17.4 7 23.3 67 20.1 43 19.6 16 18.8
Repeat C-Section 20 18.0 12 17.4 6 20.0 43 12.9 29 13.2 9 10.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 94 87.0 60 90.9 25 83.3 294 87.5 196 89.1 75 86.2
3rd Trimester 2 1.9 0 0.0 1 3.3 9 2.7 5 2.3 3 3.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.9 1 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 37.0 18 27.3 17 56.7 117 35.0 61 27.9 44 51.2
Adequate 43 39.8 30 45.5 8 26.7 132 39.5 96 43.8 26 30.2
Intermediate 15 13.9 12 18.2 3 10.0 50 15.0 38 17.4 10 11.6
Inadequate 10 9.3 6 9.1 2 6.7 35 10.5 24 11.0 6 7.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 13.4 6 8.6 6 20.0 36 10.6 15 6.7 15 17.2
Low Birthweight Birth 12 10.7 4 5.7 4 13.3 24 7.1 13 5.8 5 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 Sitka1

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 109 100.0 78 100.0 25 100.0 335 100.0 217 100.0 90 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.1
15-19 7 6.4 3 3.8 4 16.0 17 5.1 6 2.8 10 11.1
20-24 23 21.1 15 19.2 7 28.0 75 22.4 42 19.4 29 32.2
25-29 34 31.2 27 34.6 5 20.0 94 28.1 66 30.4 23 25.6
30-34 32 29.4 24 30.8 8 32.0 92 27.5 63 29.0 22 24.4
35-39 5 4.6 4 5.1 1 4.0 41 12.2 30 13.8 5 5.6
40-44 8 7.3 5 6.4 0 0.0 13 3.9 10 4.6 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.9 1 0.5 2 2.2
Reported Smoking 3 2.8 2 2.6 1 4.0 26 7.8 11 5.1 13 14.4
Unwed 42 38.5 25 32.1 16 64.0 128 38.3 67 30.9 55 61.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 9.2 5 6.4 5 20.0 28 8.4 8 3.7 19 21.3
12 Years 30 27.5 19 24.4 10 40.0 93 28.0 51 23.5 37 41.6
12+ Years 69 63.3 54 69.2 10 40.0 211 63.6 158 72.8 33 37.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 104 95.4 73 93.6 25 100.0 316 94.3 201 92.6 90 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 2 0.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 3.7 4 5.1 0 0.0 16 4.8 13 6.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 70 64.8 47 61.0 18 72.0 223 69.0 143 68.8 65 73.9
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 24 22.2 17 22.1 6 24.0 66 20.4 42 20.2 17 19.3
Repeat C-Section 14 13.0 13 16.9 1 4.0 34 10.5 23 11.1 6 6.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 100 91.7 71 91.0 23 92.0 292 87.7 192 88.9 77 85.6
3rd Trimester 3 2.8 2 2.6 1 4.0 8 2.4 6 2.8 2 2.2
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+ 41 38.3 23 29.9 15 62.5 112 33.9 61 28.5 42 47.2
Adequate 40 37.4 33 42.9 5 20.8 130 39.4 91 42.5 29 32.6
Intermediate 16 15.0 12 15.6 3 12.5 53 16.1 38 17.8 10 11.2
Inadequate 10 9.3 9 11.7 1 4.2 35 10.6 24 11.2 8 9.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 9.2 4 5.1 4 16.0 37 11.1 16 7.4 18 20.0
Low Birthweight Birth 6 5.5 5 6.4 0 0.0 20 6.0 13 6.0 5 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 Sitka1

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 120 100.0 76 100.0 32 100.0 351 100.0 223 100.0 95 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 3.1 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.1
15-19 5 4.2 2 2.6 3 9.4 19 5.4 7 3.1 11 11.6
20-24 32 26.7 18 23.7 13 40.6 81 23.1 46 20.6 28 29.5
25-29 24 20.0 18 23.7 5 15.6 99 28.2 64 28.7 29 30.5
30-34 35 29.2 23 30.3 8 25.0 87 24.8 59 26.5 19 20.0
35-39 19 15.8 12 15.8 2 6.3 53 15.1 38 17.0 7 7.4
40-44 3 2.5 3 3.9 0 0.0 9 2.6 9 4.0 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 2.4 4 1.9 3 3.2
Reported Smoking 10 8.4 5 6.6 5 15.6 32 9.2 18 8.1 12 12.6
Unwed 42 35.3 21 27.6 20 62.5 135 38.7 70 31.4 57 60.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 6.7 1 1.3 7 21.9 30 8.7 9 4.1 19 20.2
12 Years 31 26.1 18 23.7 12 37.5 121 35.2 67 30.5 42 44.7
12+ Years 80 67.2 57 75.0 13 40.6 193 56.1 144 65.5 33 35.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 116 96.7 73 96.1 32 100.0 332 94.6 208 93.3 95 100.0
Birthing Center 1 0.8 1 1.3 0 0.0 3 0.9 3 1.3 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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.5 2 2.6 0 0.0 16 4.6 12 5.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 83 72.8 55 75.3 25 83.3 237 69.9 144 67.0 72 78.3
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.5 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 22 19.3 14 19.2 3 10.0 61 18.0 41 19.1 14 15.2
Repeat C-Section 9 7.9 4 5.5 2 6.7 40 11.8 29 13.5 6 6.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 100 84.0 65 85.5 27 84.4 287 83.2 185 84.1 77 82.8
3rd Trimester 4 3.4 3 3.9 1 3.1 5 1.4 4 1.8 1 1.1
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 36 30.3 20 26.3 12 37.5 108 31.3 62 28.2 36 38.7
Adequate 49 41.2 33 43.4 13 40.6 140 40.6 96 43.6 33 35.5
Intermediate 19 16.0 14 18.4 4 12.5 57 16.5 40 18.2 11 11.8
Inadequate 15 12.6 9 11.8 3 9.4 40 11.6 22 10.0 13 14.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 11 9.2 5 6.6 5 15.6 43 12.3 22 9.9 20 21.1
Low Birthweight Birth 6 5.0 4 5.3 1 3.1 25 7.1 15 6.7 8 8.4
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 Sitka1

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 106 100.0 63 100.0 33 100.0 364 100.0 228 100.0 104 100.0
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 4.7 1 1.6 3 9.1 24 6.6 9 3.9 14 13.5
20-24 20 18.9 9 14.3 9 27.3 74 20.3 39 17.1 26 25.0
25-29 36 34.0 21 33.3 13 39.4 120 33.0 69 30.3 41 39.4
30-34 25 23.6 16 25.4 6 18.2 81 22.3 62 27.2 13 12.5
35-39 17 16.0 14 22.2 2 6.1 52 14.3 40 17.5 9 8.7
40-44 2 1.9 2 3.2 0 0.0 12 3.3 9 3.9 1 1.0
45+ 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 3.1 1 1.8 2 6.1 13 3.7 6 2.7 5 4.9
Reported Smoking 13 12.4 4 6.5 7 21.2 33 9.1 16 7.0 15 14.4
Unwed 44 41.5 21 33.3 19 57.6 139 38.3 66 28.9 63 60.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 9.6 2 3.2 7 21.9 36 10.1 12 5.4 22 21.4
12 Years 32 30.8 14 22.2 15 46.9 132 37.2 68 30.4 49 47.6
12+ Years 62 59.6 47 74.6 10 31.3 187 52.7 144 64.3 32 31.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 96 90.6 55 87.3 33 100.0 348 95.6 216 94.7 103 99.0
Birthing Center 1 0.9 1 1.6 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.9 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 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 9 8.5 7 11.1 0 0.0 14 3.8 10 4.4 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 70 69.3 41 70.7 22 66.7 243 67.9 137 61.4 80 77.7
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 4 1.8 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 20 19.8 11 19.0 8 24.2 61 17.0 44 19.7 14 13.6
Repeat C-Section 11 10.9 6 10.3 3 9.1 50 14.0 38 17.0 9 8.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 92 87.6 56 90.3 27 81.8 302 84.4 191 85.3 87 85.3
3rd Trimester 1 1.0 1 1.6 0 0.0 4 1.1 2 0.9 1 1.0
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+ 35 33.7 18 29.5 15 45.5 108 30.2 60 26.8 40 39.2
Adequate 41 39.4 25 41.0 11 33.3 156 43.6 107 47.8 36 35.3
Intermediate 18 17.3 12 19.7 3 9.1 56 15.6 37 16.5 12 11.8
Inadequate 10 9.6 6 9.8 4 12.1 38 10.6 20 8.9 14 13.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 15.1 7 11.1 9 27.3 47 12.9 25 11.0 22 21.2
Low Birthweight Birth 8 7.5 4 6.3 4 12.1 23 6.3 15 6.6 7 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 125 100.0 84 100.0 30 100.0 379 100.0 244 100.0 104 100.0
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 9 7.2 4 4.8 5 16.7 30 7.9 12 4.9 14 13.5
20-24 29 23.2 19 22.6 6 20.0 81 21.4 47 19.3 26 25.0
25-29 39 31.2 25 29.8 11 36.7 126 33.2 76 31.1 41 39.4
30-34 27 21.6 20 23.8 5 16.7 80 21.1 63 25.8 13 12.5
35-39 17 13.6 12 14.3 3 10.0 49 12.9 37 15.2 8 7.7
40-44 4 3.2 4 4.8 0 0.0 13 3.4 9 3.7 2 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 5 4.1 3 3.7 1 3.3 13 3.5 8 3.4 3 2.9
Reported Smoking 9 7.2 9 10.7 0 0.0 30 7.9 17 7.0 13 12.5
Unwed 49 39.5 28 33.3 18 60.0 137 36.2 65 26.6 62 59.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 12 9.9 6 7.4 5 16.7 37 9.9 14 5.8 21 20.2
12 Years 58 47.9 35 43.2 15 50.0 135 36.3 72 30.0 46 44.2
12+ Years 51 42.1 40 49.4 10 33.3 200 53.8 154 64.2 37 35.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 120 96.0 80 95.2 30 100.0 362 95.5 229 93.9 103 99.0
Birthing Center 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 4 1.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 3.2 3 3.6 0 0.0 12 3.2 10 4.1 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 84 67.7 48 57.1 25 86.2 254 67.2 144 59.0 82 79.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 5 1.3 5 2.0 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 19 15.3 16 19.0 3 10.3 64 16.9 51 20.9 11 10.7
Repeat C-Section 20 16.1 19 22.6 1 3.4 55 14.6 44 18.0 10 9.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 95 78.5 64 78.0 23 82.1 316 85.2 204 85.0 90 88.2
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 0.8 2 2.0
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 4 1.1 2 0.8 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 37 30.3 24 28.9 9 32.1 107 28.6 66 27.4 35 34.3
Adequate 50 41.0 38 45.8 9 32.1 168 44.9 116 48.1 41 40.2
Intermediate 20 16.4 14 16.9 4 14.3 57 15.2 37 15.4 13 12.7
Inadequate 15 12.3 7 8.4 6 21.4 42 11.2 22 9.1 13 12.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 12.8 10 11.9 6 20.0 47 12.4 27 11.1 18 17.3
Low Birthweight Birth 11 8.8 7 8.3 3 10.0 20 5.3 14 5.7 3 2.9
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 Sitka1

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 133 100.0 81 100.0 41 100.0 370 100.0 236 100.0 107 100.0
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 10 7.5 4 4.9 6 14.6 29 7.8 13 5.5 12 11.2
20-24 25 18.8 11 13.6 11 26.8 80 21.6 48 20.3 26 24.3
25-29 45 33.8 23 28.4 17 41.5 126 34.1 73 30.9 44 41.1
30-34 29 21.8 26 32.1 2 4.9 77 20.8 56 23.7 17 15.9
35-39 18 13.5 14 17.3 4 9.8 45 12.2 37 15.7 6 5.6
40-44 6 4.5 3 3.7 1 2.4 13 3.5 9 3.8 2 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 5 3.8 2 2.5 2 5.0 12 3.3 8 3.5 3 2.8
Reported Smoking 11 8.3 3 3.7 8 19.5 28 7.6 12 5.1 16 15.0
Unwed 46 34.6 17 21.0 26 63.4 125 33.8 53 22.5 64 59.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 10.8 4 5.0 10 24.4 33 9.0 10 4.3 22 20.6
12 Years 42 32.3 19 23.8 19 46.3 121 33.2 61 26.2 47 43.9
12+ Years 74 56.9 57 71.3 12 29.3 211 57.8 162 69.5 38 35.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 132 99.2 81 100.0 40 97.6 353 95.4 222 94.1 104 97.2
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 8 2.2 6 2.5 2 1.9
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 2.4 9 2.4 8 3.4 1 0.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 89 66.9 48 59.3 33 80.5 253 68.6 147 62.3 83 78.3
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.3 3 3.7 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.5 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 22 16.5 17 21.0 3 7.3 63 17.1 48 20.3 13 12.3
Repeat C-Section 19 14.3 13 16.0 5 12.2 47 12.7 35 14.8 10 9.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 115 87.1 71 88.8 37 90.2 318 87.1 203 86.8 95 89.6
3rd Trimester 3 2.3 1 1.3 1 2.4 6 1.6 3 1.3 2 1.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.4 2 0.9 1 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 36 27.3 18 22.5 16 39.0 109 29.6 66 28.2 38 35.5
Adequate 65 49.2 44 55.0 16 39.0 167 45.4 111 47.4 45 42.1
Intermediate 18 13.6 11 13.8 5 12.2 54 14.7 35 15.0 14 13.1
Inadequate 13 9.8 7 8.8 4 9.8 38 10.3 22 9.4 10 9.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 11.3 8 9.9 7 17.1 39 10.5 20 8.5 17 15.9
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.0 4 4.9 0 0.0 12 3.2 9 3.8 1 0.9
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 Sitka1

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 121 100.0 79 100.0 33 100.0 345 100.0 215 100.0 100 100.0
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 11 9.1 4 5.1 3 9.1 26 7.5 11 5.1 10 10.0
20-24 27 22.3 17 21.5 9 27.3 81 23.5 48 22.3 28 28.0
25-29 42 34.7 28 35.4 13 39.4 121 35.1 73 34.0 39 39.0
30-34 24 19.8 17 21.5 6 18.2 67 19.4 44 20.5 19 19.0
35-39 14 11.6 11 13.9 1 3.0 39 11.3 31 14.4 2 2.0
40-44 3 2.5 2 2.5 1 3.0 11 3.2 8 3.7 2 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 3 2.6 3 4.1 0 0.0 11 3.3 8 3.9 3 3.0
Reported Smoking 10 8.3 5 6.3 5 15.2 27 7.8 13 6.0 12 12.0
Unwed 42 34.7 20 25.3 18 54.5 117 33.9 51 23.7 58 58.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 11 9.1 4 5.1 6 18.2 26 7.6 8 3.8 16 16.2
12 Years 35 28.9 18 22.8 12 36.4 123 36.2 60 28.3 48 48.5
12+ Years 75 62.0 57 72.2 15 45.5 191 56.2 144 67.9 35 35.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 110 90.9 68 86.1 33 100.0 326 94.5 199 92.6 98 98.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 3.3 4 5.1 0 0.0 9 2.6 6 2.8 2 2.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 5.8 7 8.9 0 0.0 10 2.9 10 4.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 81 66.9 48 60.8 24 72.7 237 69.3 139 65.0 74 74.7
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 1 1.3 0 0.0 7 2.0 5 2.3 1 1.0
Primary C-Section 23 19.0 18 22.8 5 15.2 59 17.3 41 19.2 15 15.2
Repeat C-Section 16 13.2 12 15.2 4 12.1 39 11.4 29 13.6 9 9.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 106 89.8 69 88.5 30 90.9 282 83.2 176 82.6 84 84.8
3rd Trimester 2 1.7 1 1.3 1 3.0 10 2.9 6 2.8 4 4.0
No Prenatal Care 3 2.5 1 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.5 2 0.9 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 28.3 24 30.8 10 30.3 107 31.3 63 29.6 35 35.0
Adequate 53 44.2 34 43.6 16 48.5 148 43.3 98 46.0 40 40.0
Intermediate 19 15.8 12 15.4 4 12.1 43 12.6 27 12.7 11 11.0
Inadequate 14 11.7 8 10.3 3 9.1 44 12.9 25 11.7 14 14.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 13.2 9 11.4 5 15.2 37 10.8 17 7.9 15 15.0
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.1 3 3.8 0 0.0 13 3.8 7 3.3 3 3.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 116 100.0 76 100.0 33 100.0 346 100.0 216 100.0 101 100.0
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 8 6.9 5 6.6 3 9.1 30 8.7 15 6.9 14 13.9
20-24 28 24.1 20 26.3 6 18.2 79 22.8 43 19.9 30 29.7
25-29 39 33.6 22 28.9 14 42.4 104 30.1 60 27.8 33 32.7
30-34 24 20.7 13 17.1 9 27.3 73 21.1 52 24.1 17 16.8
35-39 13 11.2 12 15.8 1 3.0 47 13.6 37 17.1 5 5.0
40-44 4 3.4 4 5.3 0 0.0 13 3.8 9 4.2 2 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 4 3.5 3 4.0 1 3.0 10 2.9 7 3.3 3 3.0
Reported Smoking 7 6.0 4 5.3 3 9.1 31 9.0 13 6.0 16 15.8
Unwed 37 31.9 16 21.1 20 60.6 119 34.5 52 24.1 62 61.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 7.0 2 2.7 6 18.2 25 7.4 10 4.7 14 14.1
12 Years 44 38.6 24 32.4 16 48.5 126 37.3 62 29.2 52 52.5
12+ Years 62 54.4 48 64.9 11 33.3 187 55.3 140 66.0 33 33.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 111 95.7 73 96.1 31 93.9 335 96.8 208 96.3 99 98.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 3.4 2 2.6 2 6.1 5 1.4 2 0.9 2 2.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 6 1.7 6 2.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 83 72.2 51 67.1 26 81.3 236 69.8 141 66.5 75 76.5
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.7 2 2.6 0 0.0 10 3.0 7 3.3 2 2.0
Primary C-Section 18 15.7 13 17.1 5 15.6 56 16.6 36 17.0 14 14.3
Repeat C-Section 12 10.4 10 13.2 1 3.1 36 10.7 28 13.2 7 7.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 97 84.3 63 82.9 28 87.5 261 76.8 162 76.1 79 79.0
3rd Trimester 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 18 5.3 12 5.6 5 5.0
No Prenatal Care 2 1.7 1 1.3 1 3.0 2 0.6 1 0.5 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 33.6 24 31.6 12 36.4 94 27.6 48 22.6 35 34.7
Adequate 49 42.2 33 43.4 13 39.4 140 41.2 95 44.8 37 36.6
Intermediate 17 14.7 12 15.8 5 15.2 49 14.4 34 16.0 10 9.9
Inadequate 11 9.5 7 9.2 3 9.1 57 16.8 35 16.5 19 18.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 6.9 3 3.9 5 15.2 31 9.0 13 6.0 13 12.9
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.6 2 2.6 1 3.0 16 4.6 9 4.2 4 4.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 108 100.0 60 100.0 34 100.0 347 100.0 217 100.0 105 100.0
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 6.5 2 3.3 4 11.8 29 8.4 11 5.1 17 16.2
20-24 26 24.1 11 18.3 13 38.2 81 23.3 39 18.0 37 35.2
25-29 40 37.0 23 38.3 12 35.3 104 30.0 65 30.0 29 27.6
30-34 19 17.6 14 23.3 4 11.8 68 19.6 55 25.3 11 10.5
35-39 12 11.1 8 13.3 0 0.0 52 15.0 40 18.4 7 6.7
40-44 4 3.7 2 3.3 1 2.9 13 3.7 7 3.2 4 3.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.8 2 3.4 2 5.9 8 2.4 4 1.9 4 3.8
Reported Smoking 10 9.3 4 6.7 4 11.8 37 10.7 15 6.9 20 19.0
Unwed 38 35.2 15 25.0 20 58.8 128 37.0 58 26.7 66 62.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 7 6.7 2 3.4 4 12.1 30 8.9 12 5.6 17 17.0
12 Years 44 41.9 18 30.5 20 60.6 117 34.8 59 27.7 50 50.0
12+ Years 54 51.4 39 66.1 9 27.3 189 56.3 142 66.7 33 33.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 105 97.2 58 96.7 34 100.0 336 96.8 207 95.4 105 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.9 2 0.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.9 2 3.3 0 0.0 8 2.3 8 3.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 73 68.9 40 67.8 24 70.6 234 69.0 143 67.1 75 73.5
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.8 2 3.4 1 2.9 13 3.8 9 4.2 3 2.9
Primary C-Section 18 17.0 10 16.9 5 14.7 56 16.5 36 16.9 13 12.7
Repeat C-Section 11 10.4 7 11.9 4 11.8 36 10.6 25 11.7 11 10.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 79 74.5 44 74.6 26 76.5 248 72.9 160 75.1 71 68.3
3rd Trimester 7 6.6 4 6.8 3 8.8 28 8.2 16 7.5 11 10.6
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+ 34 32.1 15 25.4 13 38.2 87 25.7 45 21.2 34 32.7
Adequate 46 43.4 31 52.5 11 32.4 124 36.7 88 41.5 30 28.8
Intermediate 7 6.6 3 5.1 2 5.9 50 14.8 35 16.5 9 8.7
Inadequate 19 17.9 10 16.9 8 23.5 77 22.8 44 20.8 31 29.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 13 12.1 5 8.3 5 14.7 37 10.7 18 8.3 13 12.4
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.7 2 3.3 2 5.9 17 4.9 8 3.7 5 4.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 122 100.0 80 100.0 34 100.0 356 100.0 242 100.0 97 100.0
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 15 12.3 8 10.0 7 20.6 30 8.4 14 5.8 16 16.5
20-24 25 20.5 12 15.0 11 32.4 78 21.9 39 16.1 32 33.0
25-29 25 20.5 15 18.8 7 20.6 101 28.4 68 28.1 28 28.9
30-34 30 24.6 25 31.3 4 11.8 78 21.9 68 28.1 9 9.3
35-39 22 18.0 17 21.3 4 11.8 58 16.3 47 19.4 8 8.2
40-44 5 4.1 3 3.8 1 2.9 11 3.1 6 2.5 4 4.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.7 2 2.6 0 0.0 8 2.3 5 2.1 3 3.1
Reported Smoking 14 11.5 5 6.3 9 26.5 41 11.5 19 7.9 21 21.6
Unwed 44 36.4 21 26.3 22 64.7 131 37.0 65 27.0 63 64.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 8.4 6 7.6 4 12.1 32 9.2 14 5.9 17 18.3
12 Years 38 31.9 20 25.3 16 48.5 114 32.9 68 28.6 43 46.2
12+ Years 71 59.7 53 67.1 13 39.4 200 57.8 156 65.5 33 35.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 119 97.5 77 96.3 34 100.0 345 96.9 231 95.5 97 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 4 1.7 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 3 2.5 3 3.8 0 0.0 7 2.0 7 2.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 80 68.4 50 64.9 25 78.1 246 70.7 165 69.3 71 76.3
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.4 3 3.9 1 3.1 14 4.0 11 4.6 3 3.2
Primary C-Section 20 17.1 13 16.9 4 12.5 55 15.8 37 15.5 11 11.8
Repeat C-Section 13 11.1 11 14.3 2 6.3 33 9.5 25 10.5 8 8.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 85 71.4 55 70.5 25 73.5 258 73.9 181 76.4 64 66.7
3rd Trimester 10 8.4 7 9.0 2 5.9 29 8.3 15 6.3 12 12.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 21 17.8 9 11.7 10 29.4 85 24.5 49 20.8 32 33.3
Adequate 45 38.1 31 40.3 13 38.2 121 34.9 91 38.6 27 28.1
Intermediate 25 21.2 19 24.7 3 8.8 57 16.4 43 18.2 8 8.3
Inadequate 27 22.9 18 23.4 8 23.5 84 24.2 53 22.5 29 30.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 8.2 5 6.3 3 8.8 33 9.3 21 8.7 8 8.2
Low Birthweight Birth 8 6.6 5 6.3 1 2.9 16 4.5 9 3.7 3 3.1
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 Sitka1

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 117 100.0 77 100.0 37 100.0 364 100.0 245 100.0 100 100.0
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 6.0 1 1.3 6 16.2 26 7.1 12 4.9 13 13.0
20-24 30 25.6 16 20.8 13 35.1 84 23.1 44 18.0 32 32.0
25-29 39 33.3 27 35.1 10 27.0 115 31.6 79 32.2 31 31.0
30-34 19 16.2 16 20.8 3 8.1 77 21.2 63 25.7 13 13.0
35-39 18 15.4 15 19.5 3 8.1 53 14.6 42 17.1 8 8.0
40-44 4 3.4 2 2.6 2 5.4 9 2.5 5 2.0 3 3.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 5.4 9 2.5 4 1.7 5 5.0
Reported Smoking 13 11.1 6 7.8 7 18.9 49 13.5 24 9.8 23 23.0
Unwed 46 39.3 22 28.6 24 64.9 132 36.4 66 27.0 63 63.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 11.6 4 5.3 9 26.5 35 9.8 15 6.2 18 18.8
12 Years 35 31.3 21 28.0 14 41.2 116 32.6 67 27.7 44 45.8
12+ Years 64 57.1 50 66.7 11 32.4 205 57.6 160 66.1 34 35.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 112 95.7 72 93.5 37 100.0 349 95.9 231 94.3 100 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.7 2 2.6 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.6 3 3.9 0 0.0 9 2.5 8 3.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 81 69.8 53 68.8 26 72.2 263 72.9 173 70.9 77 78.6
Vaginal after C-Section 5 4.3 4 5.2 1 2.8 15 4.2 12 4.9 3 3.1
Primary C-Section 18 15.5 13 16.9 4 11.1 53 14.7 37 15.2 11 11.2
Repeat C-Section 12 10.3 7 9.1 5 13.9 30 8.3 22 9.0 7 7.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 84 73.0 61 80.3 20 55.6 280 78.9 197 82.8 67 68.4
3rd Trimester 11 9.6 5 6.6 6 16.7 24 6.8 11 4.6 11 11.2
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+ 32 28.1 21 27.6 11 30.6 107 30.2 65 27.3 39 39.8
Adequate 33 28.9 26 34.2 6 16.7 120 33.9 89 37.4 25 25.5
Intermediate 18 15.8 13 17.1 4 11.1 53 15.0 41 17.2 6 6.1
Inadequate 31 27.2 16 21.1 15 41.7 74 20.9 43 18.1 28 28.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 12.0 8 10.4 5 13.5 33 9.1 23 9.4 7 7.0
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.4 1 1.3 2 5.4 11 3.0 7 2.9 2 2.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 117 100.0 85 100.0 26 100.0 371 100.0 257 100.0 92 100.0
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 8 6.8 5 5.9 3 11.5 22 5.9 11 4.3 9 9.8
20-24 23 19.7 11 12.9 8 30.8 84 22.6 44 17.1 31 33.7
25-29 37 31.6 26 30.6 11 42.3 114 30.7 84 32.7 27 29.3
30-34 29 24.8 27 31.8 2 7.7 87 23.5 69 26.8 15 16.3
35-39 18 15.4 15 17.6 1 3.8 57 15.4 44 17.1 9 9.8
40-44 2 1.7 1 1.2 1 3.8 7 1.9 5 1.9 1 1.1
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.4 3 3.6 1 3.8 11 3.1 6 2.4 5 5.4
Reported Smoking 14 12.1 8 9.5 5 19.2 59 15.9 31 12.1 26 28.3
Unwed 41 35.3 22 26.2 17 65.4 122 33.0 66 25.8 53 57.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 7.8 4 4.8 4 15.4 35 9.7 17 6.9 16 17.6
12 Years 41 35.7 27 32.1 13 50.0 125 34.8 72 29.1 44 48.4
12+ Years 65 56.5 53 63.1 9 34.6 199 55.4 158 64.0 31 34.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 114 97.4 82 96.5 26 100.0 345 93.0 232 90.3 92 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.7 2 2.4 0 0.0 12 3.2 12 4.7 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 1 0.9 1 1.2 0 0.0 13 3.5 12 4.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 85 73.9 62 73.8 20 80.0 260 70.7 176 69.0 69 75.8
Vaginal after C-Section 5 4.3 4 4.8 1 4.0 16 4.3 11 4.3 4 4.4
Primary C-Section 17 14.8 11 13.1 3 12.0 65 17.7 47 18.4 13 14.3
Repeat C-Section 8 7.0 7 8.3 1 4.0 27 7.3 21 8.2 5 5.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 89 77.4 65 78.3 19 73.1 294 81.9 206 83.7 71 78.0
3rd Trimester 8 7.0 3 3.6 4 15.4 16 4.5 7 2.8 7 7.7
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+ 32 27.8 19 22.9 11 42.3 104 29.0 60 24.4 41 45.1
Adequate 43 37.4 34 41.0 8 30.8 136 37.9 103 41.9 26 28.6
Intermediate 14 12.2 11 13.3 1 3.8 63 17.5 49 19.9 7 7.7
Inadequate 26 22.6 19 22.9 6 23.1 56 15.6 34 13.8 17 18.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 7.8 8 9.5 0 0.0 26 7.1 18 7.2 6 6.5
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.4 3 3.5 0 0.0 12 3.3 7 2.8 4 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 Sitka1

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 130 100.0 83 100.0 37 100.0 361 100.0 248 100.0 93 100.0
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 11 8.5 6 7.2 4 10.8 23 6.4 10 4.0 10 10.8
20-24 31 23.8 17 20.5 11 29.7 91 25.2 51 20.6 34 36.6
25-29 39 30.0 26 31.3 10 27.0 94 26.0 72 29.0 19 20.4
30-34 29 22.3 20 24.1 8 21.6 89 24.7 69 27.8 16 17.2
35-39 17 13.1 12 14.5 4 10.8 55 15.2 40 16.1 12 12.9
40-44 3 2.3 2 2.4 0 0.0 9 2.5 6 2.4 2 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 3 2.4 1 1.3 2 5.4 10 2.9 3 1.3 7 7.5
Reported Smoking 22 16.9 10 12.0 11 29.7 60 16.6 32 12.9 26 28.0
Unwed 45 34.6 22 26.5 22 59.5 112 31.1 60 24.3 50 53.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 10.1 7 8.4 5 13.9 39 11.3 19 8.2 18 19.8
12 Years 40 31.0 19 22.9 17 47.2 119 34.6 63 27.0 47 51.6
12+ Years 76 58.9 57 68.7 14 38.9 186 54.1 151 64.8 26 28.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 123 94.6 77 92.8 37 100.0 331 91.7 219 88.3 93 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.5 2 2.4 0 0.0 11 3.0 11 4.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 3.8 4 4.8 0 0.0 18 5.0 17 6.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 97 74.6 58 69.9 31 83.8 258 71.9 171 69.5 71 76.3
Vaginal after C-Section 5 3.8 4 4.8 1 2.7 14 3.9 9 3.7 4 4.3
Primary C-Section 18 13.8 13 15.7 4 10.8 57 15.9 45 18.3 10 10.8
Repeat C-Section 10 7.7 8 9.6 1 2.7 30 8.4 21 8.5 8 8.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 107 85.6 71 89.9 28 77.8 291 83.1 206 86.6 70 76.1
3rd Trimester 5 4.0 3 3.8 1 2.8 12 3.4 5 2.1 6 6.5
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 43 34.4 25 31.6 17 47.2 98 28.0 58 24.4 39 42.4
Adequate 44 35.2 29 36.7 11 30.6 134 38.3 99 41.6 25 27.2
Intermediate 21 16.8 17 21.5 1 2.8 74 21.1 61 25.6 8 8.7
Inadequate 17 13.6 8 10.1 7 19.4 44 12.6 20 8.4 20 21.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 7.7 7 8.4 2 5.4 32 9.0 18 7.4 13 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.3 3 3.7 0 0.0 15 4.2 8 3.3 7 7.5
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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 124 100.0 89 100.0 29 100.0 346 100.0 234 100.0 93 100.0
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 2.4 0 0.0 2 6.9 17 4.9 5 2.1 10 10.8
20-24 30 24.2 16 18.0 12 41.4 88 25.4 51 21.8 33 35.5
25-29 38 30.6 32 36.0 6 20.7 92 26.6 71 30.3 15 16.1
30-34 29 23.4 22 24.7 5 17.2 91 26.3 69 29.5 18 19.4
35-39 22 17.7 17 19.1 4 13.8 48 13.9 32 13.7 13 14.0
40-44 2 1.6 2 2.2 0 0.0 8 2.3 6 2.6 2 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 0 0.0 2 2.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.4 2 2.4 2 6.9 9 2.7 4 1.8 5 5.4
Reported Smoking 23 18.5 13 14.6 10 34.5 51 14.7 29 12.4 21 22.6
Unwed 36 29.0 22 24.7 14 48.3 98 28.4 51 21.9 46 49.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 11.3 6 7.5 7 24.1 43 13.1 21 9.7 21 22.8
12 Years 44 38.3 26 32.5 14 48.3 110 33.6 61 28.1 42 45.7
12+ Years 58 50.4 48 60.0 8 27.6 174 53.2 135 62.2 29 31.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 108 87.1 73 82.0 29 100.0 315 91.0 205 87.6 93 100.0
Birthing Center 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 8 6.5 8 9.0 0 0.0 14 4.0 13 5.6 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 7 5.6 7 7.9 0 0.0 16 4.6 15 6.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 78 63.4 56 63.6 18 62.1 247 72.2 163 70.6 68 73.9
Vaginal after C-Section 6 4.9 3 3.4 2 6.9 13 3.8 7 3.0 5 5.4
Primary C-Section 30 24.4 23 26.1 6 20.7 57 16.7 44 19.0 12 13.0
Repeat C-Section 9 7.3 6 6.8 3 10.3 25 7.3 17 7.4 7 7.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 98 82.4 70 83.3 24 82.8 284 84.3 197 87.2 73 78.5
3rd Trimester 3 2.5 1 1.2 2 6.9 11 3.3 4 1.8 7 7.5
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+ 29 24.4 16 19.0 13 44.8 76 22.5 39 17.2 37 39.8
Adequate 49 41.2 40 47.6 7 24.1 134 39.6 97 42.7 28 30.1
Intermediate 28 23.5 21 25.0 5 17.2 85 25.1 68 30.0 12 12.9
Inadequate 13 10.9 7 8.3 4 13.8 43 12.7 23 10.1 16 17.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 5.9 3 3.6 4 13.8 30 8.8 13 5.7 16 17.2
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.2 1 1.2 4 13.8 13 3.8 6 2.6 7 7.5
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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 107 100.0 76 100.0 27 100.0 349 100.0 237 100.0 91 100.0
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 9 8.4 4 5.3 4 14.8 20 5.7 10 4.2 9 9.9
20-24 30 28.0 18 23.7 11 40.7 102 29.2 58 24.5 40 44.0
25-29 17 15.9 14 18.4 3 11.1 82 23.5 63 26.6 13 14.3
30-34 31 29.0 27 35.5 3 11.1 90 25.8 70 29.5 15 16.5
35-39 16 15.0 11 14.5 4 14.8 43 12.3 28 11.8 10 11.0
40-44 4 3.7 2 2.6 2 7.4 10 2.9 8 3.4 2 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 0 0.0 2 2.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 2.9 0 0.0 3 11.1 9 2.6 5 2.2 3 3.3
Reported Smoking 15 14.0 9 11.8 5 18.5 47 13.5 26 11.0 18 19.8
Unwed 31 29.2 16 21.3 14 51.9 102 29.3 51 21.6 46 50.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 13.0 6 8.6 6 23.1 46 13.8 22 9.7 21 23.9
12 Years 35 35.0 18 25.7 16 61.5 104 31.2 57 25.2 40 45.5
12+ Years 52 52.0 46 65.7 4 15.4 183 55.0 147 65.0 27 30.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 100 93.5 69 90.8 27 100.0 327 93.7 217 91.6 91 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 11 3.2 10 4.2 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 5.6 6 7.9 0 0.0 10 2.9 9 3.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 83 78.3 57 76.0 22 81.5 261 75.4 170 72.3 73 81.1
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.8 2 2.7 1 3.7 13 3.8 9 3.8 4 4.4
Primary C-Section 9 8.5 9 12.0 0 0.0 50 14.5 41 17.4 7 7.8
Repeat C-Section 11 10.4 7 9.3 4 14.8 22 6.4 15 6.4 6 6.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 86 81.1 65 86.7 18 66.7 296 86.3 208 89.3 73 80.2
3rd Trimester 4 3.8 1 1.3 3 11.1 10 2.9 3 1.3 7 7.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 1 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 26 24.5 17 22.7 9 33.3 81 23.5 46 19.7 35 38.5
Adequate 41 38.7 30 40.0 7 25.9 127 36.9 89 38.0 30 33.0
Intermediate 25 23.6 23 30.7 2 7.4 90 26.2 74 31.6 10 11.0
Inadequate 14 13.2 5 6.7 9 33.3 46 13.4 25 10.7 16 17.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 15 14.0 8 10.5 7 25.9 39 11.2 21 8.9 15 16.5
Low Birthweight Birth 7 6.5 4 5.3 3 11.1 13 3.7 7 3.0 4 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 115 100.0 69 100.0 37 100.0 367 100.0 245 100.0 97 100.0
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 4.3 1 1.4 4 10.8 24 6.5 15 6.1 9 9.3
20-24 28 24.3 17 24.6 10 27.0 98 26.7 57 23.3 37 38.1
25-29 37 32.2 25 36.2 6 16.2 104 28.3 75 30.6 22 22.7
30-34 31 27.0 20 29.0 10 27.0 86 23.4 60 24.5 18 18.6
35-39 10 8.7 4 5.8 5 13.5 46 12.5 31 12.7 9 9.3
40-44 2 1.7 2 2.9 0 0.0 7 1.9 7 2.9 0 0.0
45+ 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 5.4 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 2.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.8 2 3.0 0 0.0 10 2.8 8 3.3 1 1.0
Reported Smoking 13 11.3 7 10.1 6 16.2 51 13.9 27 11.0 22 22.7
Unwed 31 27.0 13 18.8 18 48.6 100 27.2 54 22.0 42 43.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 17 15.2 9 13.4 8 21.6 49 14.0 23 9.8 23 24.2
12 Years 31 27.7 17 25.4 12 32.4 95 27.1 55 23.4 34 35.8
12+ Years 64 57.1 41 61.2 17 45.9 206 58.9 157 66.8 38 40.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 107 93.0 63 91.3 37 100.0 345 94.0 228 93.1 97 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 5 4.3 4 5.8 0 0.0 11 3.0 10 4.1 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.6 2 2.9 0 0.0 10 2.7 6 2.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 86 76.1 50 73.5 28 77.8 259 71.2 167 68.4 74 77.1
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.5 2 2.9 2 5.6 14 3.8 10 4.1 4 4.2
Primary C-Section 18 15.9 12 17.6 6 16.7 68 18.7 50 20.5 13 13.5
Repeat C-Section 5 4.4 4 5.9 0 0.0 23 6.3 17 7.0 5 5.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 100 89.3 62 92.5 31 83.8 311 86.4 212 88.3 84 86.6
3rd Trimester 4 3.6 2 3.0 2 5.4 11 3.1 5 2.1 4 4.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.9 1 1.5 0 0.0 2 0.6 1 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 21 18.6 6 8.8 15 40.5 83 23.1 44 18.3 38 39.2
Adequate 44 38.9 27 39.7 14 37.8 131 36.5 90 37.3 37 38.1
Intermediate 32 28.3 24 35.3 5 13.5 94 26.2 76 31.5 10 10.3
Inadequate 16 14.2 11 16.2 3 8.1 51 14.2 31 12.9 12 12.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 7.0 2 2.9 5 13.5 32 8.8 19 7.8 10 10.3
Low Birthweight Birth 1 0.9 1 1.4 0 0.0 11 3.0 6 2.4 1 1.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 127 100.0 92 100.0 27 100.0 396 100.0 284 100.0 94 100.0
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 6 4.7 5 5.4 1 3.7 36 9.1 24 8.5 12 12.8
20-24 44 34.6 23 25.0 19 70.4 110 27.8 72 25.4 34 36.2
25-29 28 22.0 24 26.1 4 14.8 110 27.8 85 29.9 23 24.5
30-34 28 22.0 23 25.0 2 7.4 81 20.5 56 19.7 18 19.1
35-39 17 13.4 13 14.1 1 3.7 51 12.9 39 13.7 7 7.4
40-44 4 3.1 4 4.3 0 0.0 7 1.8 7 2.5 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.1 3 3.3 0 0.0 21 5.4 15 5.4 5 5.3
Reported Smoking 19 15.0 10 10.9 7 25.9 72 18.3 41 14.5 29 30.9
Unwed 40 31.5 22 23.9 14 51.9 116 29.4 71 25.1 41 43.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 16 13.2 7 7.9 7 28.0 50 13.2 26 9.5 21 22.8
12 Years 38 31.4 22 24.7 12 48.0 116 30.5 72 26.3 40 43.5
12+ Years 67 55.4 60 67.4 6 24.0 214 56.3 176 64.2 31 33.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 120 94.5 85 92.4 27 100.0 379 95.7 270 95.1 94 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 5 3.9 5 5.4 0 0.0 6 1.5 6 2.1 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.7 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 9 2.3 6 2.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 92 72.4 63 68.5 23 85.2 276 70.1 193 68.2 72 76.6
Vaginal after C-Section 6 4.7 5 5.4 1 3.7 17 4.3 13 4.6 4 4.3
Primary C-Section 23 18.1 20 21.7 1 3.7 75 19.0 60 21.2 9 9.6
Repeat C-Section 6 4.7 4 4.3 2 7.4 26 6.6 17 6.0 9 9.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 110 88.0 81 89.0 24 88.9 333 85.2 243 86.8 80 85.1
3rd Trimester 2 1.6 0 0.0 2 7.4 12 3.1 5 1.8 5 5.3
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 27.2 23 25.3 11 40.7 90 23.1 58 20.7 30 31.9
Adequate 42 33.6 32 35.2 9 33.3 147 37.8 108 38.6 38 40.4
Intermediate 33 26.4 27 29.7 3 11.1 96 24.7 80 28.6 10 10.6
Inadequate 16 12.8 9 9.9 4 14.8 56 14.4 34 12.1 16 17.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 12.6 11 12.0 3 11.1 33 8.4 25 8.8 6 6.4
Low Birthweight Birth 5 3.9 2 2.2 1 3.7 14 3.5 9 3.2 1 1.1
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 Sitka1

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 125 100.0 84 100.0 33 100.0 445 100.0 316 100.0 103 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.0
15-19 13 10.4 9 10.7 4 12.1 45 10.1 28 8.9 17 16.5
20-24 26 20.8 17 20.2 8 24.2 107 24.0 81 25.6 22 21.4
25-29 39 31.2 26 31.0 12 36.4 135 30.3 98 31.0 27 26.2
30-34 27 21.6 17 20.2 6 18.2 99 22.2 68 21.5 24 23.3
35-39 19 15.2 14 16.7 3 9.1 52 11.7 36 11.4 11 10.7
40-44 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 4 0.9 3 0.9 1 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.3 3 3.7 1 3.0 31 7.2 23 7.5 8 7.8
Reported Smoking 19 15.3 10 11.9 9 27.3 94 21.3 59 18.8 35 34.0
Unwed 29 23.2 19 22.6 10 30.3 118 26.6 75 23.8 42 40.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 16 13.7 7 8.9 8 24.2 57 13.3 31 10.2 24 23.5
12 Years 26 22.2 16 20.3 10 30.3 128 29.9 82 27.0 42 41.2
12+ Years 75 64.1 56 70.9 15 45.5 243 56.8 191 62.8 36 35.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 118 94.4 80 95.2 33 100.0 422 94.8 297 94.0 102 99.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 3 0.7 3 0.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 4.8 3 3.6 0 0.0 18 4.0 14 4.4 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 81 65.3 54 64.3 23 69.7 315 71.8 219 70.2 77 74.8
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.2 3 3.6 1 3.0 18 4.1 14 4.5 4 3.9
Primary C-Section 27 21.8 18 21.4 6 18.2 70 15.9 53 17.0 13 12.6
Repeat C-Section 12 9.7 9 10.7 3 9.1 36 8.2 26 8.3 9 8.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 101 82.1 69 84.1 29 87.9 374 85.6 268 86.7 88 86.3
3rd Trimester 5 4.1 3 3.7 0 0.0 18 4.1 8 2.6 6 5.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 28 23.1 15 18.3 12 36.4 90 20.7 59 19.1 28 27.5
Adequate 45 37.2 31 37.8 14 42.4 167 38.4 119 38.5 45 44.1
Intermediate 29 24.0 25 30.5 2 6.1 117 26.9 94 30.4 12 11.8
Inadequate 19 15.7 11 13.4 5 15.2 61 14.0 37 12.0 17 16.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 6.6 6 7.2 2 6.1 33 7.5 26 8.3 6 5.8
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.0 3 3.6 0 0.0 15 3.4 12 3.8 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 Sitka1

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 144 100.0 108 100.0 34 100.0 483 100.0 354 100.0 102 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.0
15-19 17 11.8 10 9.3 7 20.6 50 10.4 29 8.2 20 19.6
20-24 40 27.8 32 29.6 7 20.6 122 25.3 93 26.3 24 23.5
25-29 43 29.9 35 32.4 7 20.6 133 27.5 104 29.4 17 16.7
30-34 26 18.1 16 14.8 10 29.4 114 23.6 83 23.4 25 24.5
35-39 15 10.4 12 11.1 3 8.8 54 11.2 37 10.5 14 13.7
40-44 2 1.4 2 1.9 0 0.0 6 1.2 5 1.4 1 1.0
45+ 1 0.7 1 0.9 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 9.2 9 8.5 4 11.8 44 9.3 30 8.7 14 13.9
Reported Smoking 34 23.8 21 19.6 13 38.2 104 21.6 68 19.3 36 35.3
Unwed 47 32.9 30 28.0 17 50.0 130 27.0 82 23.2 44 43.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 18 12.7 12 11.3 6 17.6 58 12.4 36 10.5 21 20.8
12 Years 52 36.6 34 32.1 18 52.9 167 35.8 112 32.7 49 48.5
12+ Years 72 50.7 60 56.6 10 29.4 242 51.8 195 56.9 31 30.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 141 97.9 105 97.2 34 100.0 462 95.7 334 94.4 101 99.0
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 5 1.0 5 1.4 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.7 1 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.4 2 1.9 0 0.0 14 2.9 13 3.7 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 103 72.0 76 71.0 26 76.5 357 76.0 257 74.9 79 77.5
Vaginal after C-Section 7 4.9 5 4.7 2 5.9 16 3.4 13 3.8 3 2.9
Primary C-Section 25 17.5 22 20.6 2 5.9 62 13.2 47 13.7 12 11.8
Repeat C-Section 8 5.6 4 3.7 4 11.8 35 7.4 26 7.6 8 7.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 122 85.3 93 86.9 27 79.4 418 87.6 306 87.7 89 88.1
3rd Trimester 5 3.5 2 1.9 3 8.8 17 3.6 8 2.3 7 6.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 28 19.6 20 18.7 7 20.6 86 18.1 61 17.5 23 23.0
Adequate 60 42.0 45 42.1 15 44.1 183 38.4 132 37.8 46 46.0
Intermediate 34 23.8 28 26.2 5 14.7 146 30.7 113 32.4 18 18.0
Inadequate 21 14.7 14 13.1 7 20.6 61 12.8 43 12.3 13 13.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 6.3 8 7.4 1 2.9 38 7.9 26 7.3 9 8.8
Low Birthweight Birth 4 2.8 4 3.7 0 0.0 21 4.3 16 4.5 4 3.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 176 100.0 124 100.0 36 100.0 482 100.0 348 100.0 100 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.8 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.0
15-19 15 8.5 9 7.3 6 16.7 46 9.5 25 7.2 20 20.0
20-24 41 23.3 32 25.8 7 19.4 102 21.2 74 21.3 22 22.0
25-29 53 30.1 37 29.8 8 22.2 140 29.0 102 29.3 22 22.0
30-34 46 26.1 35 28.2 8 22.2 130 27.0 103 29.6 20 20.0
35-39 18 10.2 10 8.1 5 13.9 55 11.4 37 10.6 14 14.0
40-44 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 2.8 6 1.2 5 1.4 1 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 8.3 11 9.3 3 8.6 45 9.5 27 7.9 18 18.2
Reported Smoking 41 23.4 28 22.8 13 36.1 95 19.8 59 17.0 35 35.0
Unwed 42 23.9 26 21.0 15 41.7 113 23.4 67 19.3 42 42.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 23 13.6 12 10.1 10 28.6 60 12.9 33 9.8 25 25.3
12 Years 50 29.6 32 26.9 14 40.0 154 33.0 100 29.7 43 43.4
12+ Years 96 56.8 75 63.0 11 31.4 252 54.1 204 60.5 31 31.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 163 92.6 112 90.3 35 97.2 456 94.6 323 92.8 99 99.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.1 2 1.6 0 0.0 12 2.5 12 3.4 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 5.7 9 7.3 1 2.8 13 2.7 12 3.4 1 1.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 131 76.2 89 73.6 28 77.8 347 74.5 244 73.1 77 77.0
Vaginal after C-Section 7 4.1 6 5.0 1 2.8 15 3.2 12 3.6 3 3.0
Primary C-Section 18 10.5 13 10.7 5 13.9 63 13.5 45 13.5 14 14.0
Repeat C-Section 16 9.3 13 10.7 2 5.6 41 8.8 33 9.9 6 6.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 151 88.3 106 88.3 32 91.4 421 88.4 303 88.3 90 90.9
3rd Trimester 8 4.7 3 2.5 3 8.6 16 3.4 9 2.6 5 5.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 19.9 24 20.0 9 25.7 89 18.8 57 16.7 30 30.9
Adequate 62 36.3 43 35.8 16 45.7 185 39.1 133 38.9 42 43.3
Intermediate 54 31.6 41 34.2 5 14.3 150 31.7 115 33.6 18 18.6
Inadequate 21 12.3 12 10.0 5 14.3 49 10.4 37 10.8 7 7.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 16 9.1 12 9.7 3 8.3 37 7.7 24 6.9 10 10.0
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.4 5 4.0 0 0.0 22 4.6 14 4.0 7 7.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Sitka1

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 163 100.0 122 100.0 32 100.0 466 100.0 338 100.0 103 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
15-19 18 11.0 10 8.2 7 21.9 40 8.6 21 6.2 18 17.5
20-24 41 25.2 29 23.8 10 31.3 99 21.2 65 19.2 28 27.2
25-29 37 22.7 32 26.2 2 6.3 134 28.8 96 28.4 28 27.2
30-34 42 25.8 32 26.2 7 21.9 130 27.9 106 31.4 17 16.5
35-39 21 12.9 15 12.3 6 18.8 54 11.6 42 12.4 11 10.7
40-44 3 1.8 3 2.5 0 0.0 8 1.7 7 2.1 1 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 10.4 10 8.2 7 21.9 42 9.2 21 6.3 21 21.2
Reported Smoking 29 17.8 19 15.6 10 31.3 83 18.0 48 14.3 34 34.3
Unwed 41 25.2 26 21.3 12 37.5 101 21.7 57 16.9 41 40.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 17 10.9 12 10.2 5 15.6 50 11.1 27 8.2 22 21.8
12 Years 65 41.7 46 39.0 17 53.1 154 34.1 98 29.8 48 47.5
12+ Years 74 47.4 60 50.8 10 31.3 248 54.9 204 62.0 31 30.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 158 96.9 117 95.9 32 100.0 440 94.4 314 92.9 101 98.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 1.8 3 2.5 0 0.0 19 4.1 18 5.3 1 1.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.2 2 1.6 0 0.0 6 1.3 6 1.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 123 79.4 92 80.0 25 78.1 333 74.5 239 74.0 79 78.2
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.3 2 1.7 0 0.0 14 3.1 11 3.4 3 3.0
Primary C-Section 19 12.3 12 10.4 5 15.6 64 14.3 46 14.2 13 12.9
Repeat C-Section 11 7.1 9 7.8 2 6.3 36 8.1 27 8.4 6 5.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 145 89.0 107 87.7 30 93.8 404 87.1 293 86.9 90 88.2
3rd Trimester 4 2.5 3 2.5 1 3.1 10 2.2 8 2.4 2 2.0
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 24 14.8 17 13.9 7 22.6 82 17.8 50 14.9 30 30.0
Adequate 61 37.7 44 36.1 15 48.4 198 43.0 141 42.1 48 48.0
Intermediate 58 35.8 44 36.1 8 25.8 141 30.7 112 33.4 16 16.0
Inadequate 19 11.7 17 13.9 1 3.2 39 8.5 32 9.6 6 6.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 13 8.0 6 4.9 5 15.6 29 6.3 15 4.5 10 9.8
Low Birthweight Birth 11 6.7 7 5.7 4 12.5 21 4.5 11 3.3 9 8.8

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