Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 124 100.0 91 100.0 24 100.0 372 100.0 274 100.0 73 100.0
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 3.2 2 2.2 0 0.0 21 5.6 12 4.4 5 6.8
20-24 19 15.3 12 13.2 6 25.0 90 24.2 62 22.6 24 32.9
25-29 45 36.3 30 33.0 11 45.8 105 28.2 73 26.6 24 32.9
30-34 34 27.4 31 34.1 2 8.3 100 26.9 85 31.0 11 15.1
35-39 17 13.7 12 13.2 4 16.7 45 12.1 34 12.4 8 11.0
40-44 5 4.0 4 4.4 1 4.2 10 2.7 8 2.9 1 1.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 2.5 2 2.2 0 0.0 10 2.7 6 2.2 3 4.2
Reported Smoking 14 11.3 9 9.9 5 20.8 49 13.2 27 9.9 22 30.1
Unwed 36 29.0 21 23.1 11 45.8 123 33.2 71 25.9 42 57.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 3 3.4 1 1.6 1 6.3 25 7.6 16 6.6 8 12.3
12 Years 29 33.0 20 31.7 5 31.3 111 33.6 74 30.6 27 41.5
12+ Years 56 63.6 42 66.7 10 62.5 194 58.8 152 62.8 30 46.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 114 91.9 83 91.2 22 91.7 338 90.9 243 88.7 71 97.3
Birthing Center 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 12 3.2 12 4.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 9 2.4 9 3.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 3 2.4 3 3.3 0 0.0 4 1.1 4 1.5 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 4.0 3 3.3 2 8.3 9 2.4 6 2.2 2 2.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 84 68.3 61 67.8 17 70.8 261 71.3 189 70.3 59 80.8
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.6 2 2.2 0 0.0 5 1.4 5 1.9 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 16 13.0 9 10.0 4 16.7 50 13.7 34 12.6 8 11.0
Repeat C-Section 21 17.1 18 20.0 3 12.5 50 13.7 41 15.2 6 8.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 85 71.4 64 72.7 18 75.0 275 76.8 206 78.0 57 78.1
3rd Trimester 4 3.4 4 4.5 0 0.0 13 3.6 12 4.5 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+ 14 12.0 8 9.3 5 20.8 30 8.7 17 6.7 11 15.1
Adequate 42 35.9 29 33.7 12 50.0 122 35.4 80 31.6 38 52.1
Intermediate 33 28.2 26 30.2 4 16.7 120 34.8 99 39.1 17 23.3
Inadequate 28 23.9 23 26.7 3 12.5 73 21.2 57 22.5 7 9.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 7.3 7 7.7 2 8.3 22 5.9 13 4.7 5 6.8
Low Birthweight Birth 9 7.3 5 5.5 2 8.3 13 3.5 7 2.6 3 4.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 126 100.0 91 100.0 27 100.0 371 100.0 266 100.0 81 100.0
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 8.7 7 7.7 2 7.4 28 7.5 14 5.3 11 13.6
20-24 33 26.2 21 23.1 10 37.0 105 28.3 70 26.3 29 35.8
25-29 30 23.8 22 24.2 8 29.6 91 24.5 66 24.8 20 24.7
30-34 38 30.2 32 35.2 5 18.5 92 24.8 75 28.2 13 16.0
35-39 12 9.5 8 8.8 2 7.4 46 12.4 35 13.2 7 8.6
40-44 2 1.6 1 1.1 0 0.0 8 2.2 6 2.3 1 1.2
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 2 2.2 1 3.7 10 2.7 5 1.9 5 6.3
Reported Smoking 17 13.5 7 7.7 10 37.0 57 15.4 28 10.5 29 36.3
Unwed 40 31.7 20 22.0 16 59.3 130 35.1 68 25.6 52 64.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 11.4 9 10.1 5 18.5 37 10.2 20 7.7 17 21.0
12 Years 40 32.5 26 29.2 11 40.7 124 34.3 78 30.0 36 44.4
12+ Years 69 56.1 54 60.7 11 40.7 201 55.5 162 62.3 28 34.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 118 93.7 83 91.2 27 100.0 341 91.9 239 89.8 80 98.8
Birthing Center 3 2.4 3 3.3 0 0.0 12 3.2 12 4.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 2.4 3 3.3 0 0.0 12 3.2 11 4.1 1 1.2
Other Facility 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 4 1.1 3 1.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 88 71.5 61 69.3 23 85.2 263 72.7 185 71.2 65 82.3
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 5 1.4 3 1.2 2 2.5
Primary C-Section 19 15.4 12 13.6 3 11.1 56 15.5 43 16.5 7 8.9
Repeat C-Section 15 12.2 14 15.9 1 3.7 38 10.5 29 11.2 5 6.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 99 81.8 72 82.8 22 81.5 287 82.0 209 82.9 63 81.8
3rd Trimester 4 3.3 4 4.6 0 0.0 11 3.1 9 3.6 1 1.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.9 2 0.9 1 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 7 6.0 2 2.4 4 14.8 33 10.2 20 8.7 11 14.5
Adequate 40 34.5 25 30.1 13 48.1 115 35.5 74 32.2 35 46.1
Intermediate 48 41.4 40 48.2 8 29.6 115 35.5 90 39.1 22 28.9
Inadequate 21 18.1 16 19.3 2 7.4 61 18.8 46 20.0 8 10.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 5.6 2 2.2 2 7.4 31 8.4 14 5.3 11 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 2 1.6 1 1.1 1 3.7 14 3.8 5 1.9 7 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 122 100.0 92 100.0 22 100.0 370 100.0 263 100.0 83 100.0
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 4.9 3 3.3 3 13.6 23 6.2 10 3.8 12 14.5
20-24 38 31.1 29 31.5 8 36.4 111 30.0 74 28.1 31 37.3
25-29 30 24.6 21 22.8 5 22.7 97 26.2 69 26.2 20 24.1
30-34 28 23.0 22 23.9 4 18.2 76 20.5 60 22.8 11 13.3
35-39 16 13.1 14 15.2 2 9.1 51 13.8 41 15.6 7 8.4
40-44 3 2.5 3 3.3 0 0.0 10 2.7 8 3.0 2 2.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.4 2 2.2 2 9.1 15 4.1 7 2.7 8 9.8
Reported Smoking 18 14.9 11 12.0 7 31.8 61 16.6 31 11.8 30 36.6
Unwed 47 38.8 30 32.6 15 68.2 132 35.8 70 26.6 54 65.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 6.7 6 6.7 2 9.1 38 10.5 16 6.2 21 25.3
12 Years 42 35.3 28 31.1 11 50.0 124 34.3 79 30.6 38 45.8
12+ Years 69 58.0 56 62.2 9 40.9 200 55.2 163 63.2 24 28.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 106 86.9 77 83.7 22 100.0 335 90.5 232 88.2 81 97.6
Birthing Center 8 6.6 8 8.7 0 0.0 13 3.5 13 4.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 5 4.1 5 5.4 0 0.0 14 3.8 12 4.6 2 2.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 2.5 2 2.2 0 0.0 6 1.6 5 1.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 89 74.2 67 73.6 19 86.4 270 75.0 191 74.3 64 80.0
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.7 2 2.2 0 0.0 5 1.4 2 0.8 3 3.8
Primary C-Section 15 12.5 13 14.3 1 4.5 54 15.0 45 17.5 6 7.5
Repeat C-Section 14 11.7 9 9.9 2 9.1 31 8.6 19 7.4 7 8.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 91 77.1 70 78.7 17 77.3 294 84.2 215 86.7 62 78.5
3rd Trimester 5 4.2 4 4.5 0 0.0 10 2.9 5 2.0 3 3.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.9 2 0.9 1 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 9 8.0 7 8.3 2 9.1 51 15.8 34 15.1 16 20.5
Adequate 40 35.7 26 31.0 13 59.1 119 37.0 84 37.3 29 37.2
Intermediate 39 34.8 33 39.3 5 22.7 96 29.8 70 31.1 19 24.4
Inadequate 24 21.4 18 21.4 2 9.1 56 17.4 37 16.4 14 17.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 5.0 4 4.3 1 4.5 32 8.7 17 6.5 12 14.5
Low Birthweight Birth 2 1.7 1 1.1 0 0.0 22 6.0 9 3.4 10 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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 123 100.0 83 100.0 32 100.0 372 100.0 258 100.0 90 100.0
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 8.9 4 4.8 6 18.8 21 5.6 9 3.5 11 12.2
20-24 34 27.6 20 24.1 11 34.4 109 29.3 64 24.8 37 41.1
25-29 31 25.2 23 27.7 7 21.9 100 26.9 72 27.9 22 24.4
30-34 26 21.1 21 25.3 4 12.5 78 21.0 63 24.4 10 11.1
35-39 18 14.6 13 15.7 3 9.4 52 14.0 42 16.3 7 7.8
40-44 3 2.4 2 2.4 1 3.1 11 3.0 7 2.7 3 3.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 2.5 1 1.2 2 6.5 12 3.3 6 2.4 6 6.7
Reported Smoking 22 18.0 10 12.0 12 38.7 64 17.3 27 10.5 36 40.4
Unwed 43 35.0 18 21.7 21 65.6 123 33.1 58 22.5 57 63.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 15 12.5 5 6.2 10 31.3 40 10.9 11 4.3 27 30.0
12 Years 42 35.0 24 29.6 14 43.8 122 33.2 77 30.2 39 43.3
12+ Years 63 52.5 52 64.2 8 25.0 205 55.9 167 65.5 24 26.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 117 95.1 79 95.2 31 96.9 342 91.9 232 89.9 87 96.7
Birthing Center 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 9 2.4 9 3.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 3.3 3 3.6 1 3.1 15 4.0 13 5.0 2 2.2
Other Facility 1 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 1 0.4 1 1.1
Outside Alaska 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 3 1.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 86 72.3 57 70.4 23 76.7 278 76.4 189 74.7 72 82.8
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 6.7 4 1.1 0 0.0 3 3.4
Primary C-Section 22 18.5 18 22.2 3 10.0 56 15.4 46 18.2 7 8.0
Repeat C-Section 9 7.6 6 7.4 2 6.7 26 7.1 18 7.1 5 5.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 97 87.4 67 88.2 24 85.7 304 86.6 218 89.7 66 76.7
3rd Trimester 2 1.8 1 1.3 1 3.6 11 3.1 4 1.6 6 7.0
No Prenatal Care 3 3.1 2 3.1 1 3.7 4 1.2 3 1.3 1 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 17 17.7 11 17.5 5 18.5 68 20.9 43 19.2 21 25.6
Adequate 35 36.5 23 36.5 9 33.3 119 36.5 86 38.4 26 31.7
Intermediate 28 29.2 17 27.0 9 33.3 92 28.2 65 29.0 19 23.2
Inadequate 16 16.7 12 19.0 4 14.8 47 14.4 30 13.4 16 19.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 14.6 8 9.6 8 25.0 36 9.7 19 7.4 13 14.4
Low Birthweight Birth 10 8.1 3 3.6 6 18.8 23 6.2 9 3.5 11 12.2
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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 88 100.0 29 100.0 375 100.0 257 100.0 90 100.0
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 4.8 3 3.4 3 10.3 25 6.7 10 3.9 14 15.6
20-24 39 31.2 25 28.4 12 41.4 107 28.5 63 24.5 36 40.0
25-29 36 28.8 25 28.4 8 27.6 97 25.9 68 26.5 20 22.2
30-34 22 17.6 17 19.3 3 10.3 80 21.3 63 24.5 11 12.2
35-39 17 13.6 14 15.9 2 6.9 54 14.4 45 17.5 7 7.8
40-44 4 3.2 3 3.4 1 3.4 10 2.7 6 2.3 2 2.2
45+ 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.8 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 6.6 4 4.8 4 13.8 11 3.0 7 2.8 4 4.4
Reported Smoking 21 16.9 10 11.5 11 37.9 58 15.5 19 7.4 36 40.0
Unwed 42 33.6 22 25.0 18 62.1 122 32.5 58 22.6 59 65.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 15 12.2 5 5.7 9 31.0 46 12.3 12 4.7 28 31.1
12 Years 40 32.5 27 31.0 13 44.8 119 31.9 73 28.5 42 46.7
12+ Years 68 55.3 55 63.2 7 24.1 208 55.8 171 66.8 20 22.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 112 89.6 76 86.4 28 96.6 340 90.7 225 87.5 87 96.7
Birthing Center 4 3.2 4 4.5 0 0.0 11 2.9 10 3.9 1 1.1
Home Birth 5 4.0 4 4.5 1 3.4 16 4.3 15 5.8 1 1.1
Other Facility 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.4 1 1.1
Outside Alaska 3 2.4 3 3.4 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 95 78.5 67 78.8 22 78.6 285 77.2 192 76.2 75 84.3
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 3.6 6 1.6 3 1.2 2 2.2
Primary C-Section 17 14.0 14 16.5 2 7.1 56 15.2 41 16.3 8 9.0
Repeat C-Section 8 6.6 4 4.7 3 10.7 22 6.0 16 6.3 4 4.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 106 88.3 78 94.0 21 72.4 311 85.4 223 90.3 64 71.1
3rd Trimester 3 2.5 0 0.0 2 6.9 12 3.3 4 1.6 6 6.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.6 2 0.8 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 25 21.9 16 20.5 9 31.0 77 22.1 47 19.7 21 24.7
Adequate 44 38.6 35 44.9 7 24.1 135 38.8 96 40.3 33 38.8
Intermediate 29 25.4 20 25.6 5 17.2 93 26.7 72 30.3 13 15.3
Inadequate 16 14.0 7 9.0 8 27.6 43 12.4 23 9.7 18 21.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 6.5 5 5.7 3 10.3 32 8.6 20 7.8 6 6.7
Low Birthweight Birth 10 8.0 5 5.7 4 13.8 21 5.6 11 4.3 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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 124 100.0 87 100.0 29 100.0 371 100.0 251 100.0 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 4 3.2 2 2.3 2 6.9 27 7.3 11 4.4 15 16.0
20-24 36 29.0 19 21.8 14 48.3 101 27.2 59 23.5 36 38.3
25-29 33 26.6 24 27.6 7 24.1 93 25.1 61 24.3 22 23.4
30-34 30 24.2 25 28.7 3 10.3 86 23.2 69 27.5 11 11.7
35-39 17 13.7 15 17.2 2 6.9 53 14.3 45 17.9 7 7.4
40-44 4 3.2 2 2.3 1 3.4 10 2.7 5 2.0 3 3.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 6 1.6 5 2.0 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 21 16.9 7 8.0 13 44.8 47 12.7 13 5.2 31 33.0
Unwed 38 30.6 18 20.7 18 62.1 114 30.7 51 20.3 60 63.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 8.1 1 1.1 8 27.6 48 13.0 14 5.6 29 31.5
12 Years 40 32.3 26 29.9 12 41.4 125 33.9 72 28.7 46 50.0
12+ Years 74 59.7 60 69.0 9 31.0 196 53.1 165 65.7 17 18.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 113 91.1 77 88.5 28 96.6 330 88.9 213 84.9 92 97.9
Birthing Center 4 3.2 4 4.6 0 0.0 17 4.6 15 6.0 1 1.1
Home Birth 6 4.8 6 6.9 0 0.0 17 4.6 17 6.8 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 3.4 2 0.5 1 0.4 1 1.1
Outside Alaska 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.3 5 2.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 97 78.2 65 74.7 27 93.1 284 77.0 189 75.9 78 83.0
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 1.9 3 1.2 3 3.2
Primary C-Section 17 13.7 14 16.1 2 6.9 53 14.4 37 14.9 9 9.6
Repeat C-Section 9 7.3 8 9.2 0 0.0 25 6.8 20 8.0 4 4.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 101 84.2 73 86.9 21 72.4 303 83.2 213 86.6 69 74.2
3rd Trimester 6 5.0 3 3.6 3 10.3 14 3.8 7 2.8 5 5.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.9 1 1.2 0 0.0 3 0.9 2 0.8 1 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 26 22.4 16 19.3 7 26.9 70 20.2 41 17.4 18 20.5
Adequate 40 34.5 28 33.7 10 38.5 138 39.8 91 38.6 41 46.6
Intermediate 35 30.2 28 33.7 5 19.2 94 27.1 75 31.8 15 17.0
Inadequate 15 12.9 11 13.3 4 15.4 45 13.0 29 12.3 14 15.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 8.1 6 6.9 2 6.9 29 7.8 19 7.6 4 4.3
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.4 1 1.1 1 3.4 14 3.8 9 3.6 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 126 100.0 82 100.0 32 100.0 373 100.0 254 100.0 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 15 11.9 5 6.1 9 28.1 35 9.4 15 5.9 18 19.8
20-24 32 25.4 19 23.2 10 31.3 96 25.7 60 23.6 31 34.1
25-29 28 22.2 19 23.2 5 15.6 85 22.8 54 21.3 19 20.9
30-34 28 22.2 21 25.6 5 15.6 93 24.9 73 28.7 15 16.5
35-39 20 15.9 16 19.5 3 9.4 55 14.7 46 18.1 6 6.6
40-44 2 1.6 1 1.2 0 0.0 8 2.1 5 2.0 2 2.2
45+ 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 1.6 2 2.5 0 0.0 7 1.9 6 2.4 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 16 12.7 2 2.4 12 37.5 39 10.5 13 5.2 24 26.4
Unwed 42 33.3 18 22.0 23 71.9 111 29.8 51 20.1 57 62.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 21 16.7 6 7.3 11 34.4 51 13.9 19 7.6 27 30.7
12 Years 39 31.0 20 24.4 17 53.1 128 35.0 73 29.1 47 53.4
12+ Years 66 52.4 56 68.3 4 12.5 187 51.1 159 63.3 14 15.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 115 91.3 72 87.8 31 96.9 324 86.9 209 82.3 90 98.9
Birthing Center 3 2.4 2 2.4 1 3.1 23 6.2 20 7.9 1 1.1
Home Birth 5 4.0 5 6.1 0 0.0 19 5.1 18 7.1 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 2.4 3 3.7 0 0.0 6 1.6 6 2.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 93 75.0 60 75.0 26 81.3 285 76.8 196 77.8 68 74.7
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.2 3 3.8 1 3.1 10 2.7 5 2.0 5 5.5
Primary C-Section 22 17.7 13 16.3 4 12.5 48 12.9 31 12.3 10 11.0
Repeat C-Section 5 4.0 4 5.0 1 3.1 28 7.5 20 7.9 8 8.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 104 83.9 72 90.0 22 68.8 292 80.7 209 85.0 62 69.7
3rd Trimester 3 2.4 1 1.3 1 3.1 12 3.3 7 2.8 3 3.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 1 1.3 0 0.0 3 0.9 2 0.9 1 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 26 22.0 15 19.5 5 16.7 68 19.8 46 19.7 13 14.9
Adequate 51 43.2 33 42.9 16 53.3 130 37.8 87 37.3 38 43.7
Intermediate 29 24.6 24 31.2 3 10.0 88 25.6 65 27.9 18 20.7
Inadequate 12 10.2 5 6.5 6 20.0 58 16.9 35 15.0 18 20.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 11.1 9 11.0 1 3.1 31 8.3 20 7.9 6 6.6
Low Birthweight Birth 8 6.3 5 6.1 0 0.0 22 6.0 13 5.2 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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 121 100.0 82 100.0 33 100.0 360 100.0 257 100.0 79 100.0
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 6.6 4 4.9 4 12.1 28 7.8 16 6.2 11 13.9
20-24 33 27.3 21 25.6 12 36.4 92 25.6 59 23.0 29 36.7
25-29 32 26.4 18 22.0 10 30.3 89 24.7 58 22.6 20 25.3
30-34 28 23.1 23 28.0 3 9.1 90 25.0 74 28.8 12 15.2
35-39 16 13.2 14 17.1 2 6.1 49 13.6 42 16.3 5 6.3
40-44 4 3.3 2 2.4 2 6.1 12 3.3 8 3.1 2 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 2.5 2 2.5 0 0.0 9 2.5 7 2.8 1 1.3
Reported Smoking 10 8.3 4 4.9 6 18.2 38 10.7 22 8.7 15 19.0
Unwed 34 28.1 15 18.3 19 57.6 98 27.3 49 19.1 46 58.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 17 14.3 7 8.5 10 32.3 41 11.7 20 7.9 20 26.3
12 Years 46 38.7 26 31.7 17 54.8 126 36.1 76 30.2 42 55.3
12+ Years 56 47.1 49 59.8 4 12.9 182 52.1 156 61.9 14 18.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 102 84.3 64 78.0 33 100.0 309 85.8 209 81.3 79 100.0
Birthing Center 10 8.3 9 11.0 0 0.0 26 7.2 24 9.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 6 5.0 6 7.3 0 0.0 18 5.0 17 6.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.7 2 2.4 0 0.0 6 1.7 6 2.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 94 77.7 64 78.0 25 75.8 277 76.9 200 77.8 57 72.2
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 6.1 11 3.1 5 1.9 6 7.6
Primary C-Section 14 11.6 10 12.2 3 9.1 45 12.5 32 12.5 9 11.4
Repeat C-Section 11 9.1 8 9.8 3 9.1 27 7.5 20 7.8 7 8.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 98 81.7 68 82.9 26 81.3 282 81.5 210 84.3 57 74.0
3rd Trimester 5 4.2 3 3.7 1 3.1 15 4.3 11 4.4 3 3.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.9 0 0.0 1 3.1 2 0.6 1 0.4 1 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 18 15.9 10 13.2 6 18.8 58 17.8 42 18.1 12 15.6
Adequate 47 41.6 30 39.5 15 46.9 118 36.2 86 37.1 29 37.7
Intermediate 30 26.5 23 30.3 7 21.9 85 26.1 59 25.4 21 27.3
Inadequate 18 15.9 13 17.1 4 12.5 65 19.9 45 19.4 15 19.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 5 4.1 4 4.9 1 3.0 26 7.3 18 7.1 7 8.9
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.5 3 3.7 0 0.0 19 5.4 13 5.1 4 5.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 126 100.0 90 100.0 26 100.0 371 100.0 270 100.0 70 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 12 9.5 6 6.7 5 19.2 29 7.8 17 6.3 10 14.3
20-24 31 24.6 20 22.2 9 34.6 95 25.6 65 24.1 24 34.3
25-29 25 19.8 17 18.9 4 15.4 92 24.8 63 23.3 16 22.9
30-34 37 29.4 29 32.2 7 26.9 88 23.7 69 25.6 14 20.0
35-39 19 15.1 16 17.8 1 3.8 52 14.0 44 16.3 6 8.6
40-44 2 1.6 2 2.2 0 0.0 14 3.8 11 4.1 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 2 1.6 2 2.3 0 0.0 11 3.0 7 2.7 4 5.7
Reported Smoking 13 10.6 7 8.0 6 23.1 46 12.6 28 10.6 17 24.3
Unwed 35 27.8 18 20.0 15 57.7 103 28.0 58 21.6 39 55.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 10.7 6 6.9 6 24.0 38 10.8 20 7.8 16 23.5
12 Years 43 35.5 27 31.0 13 52.0 128 36.4 81 31.4 38 55.9
12+ Years 65 53.7 54 62.1 6 24.0 186 52.8 157 60.9 14 20.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 107 84.9 73 81.1 26 100.0 327 88.1 230 85.2 69 98.6
Birthing Center 10 7.9 9 10.0 0 0.0 21 5.7 20 7.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 8 6.3 7 7.8 0 0.0 15 4.0 14 5.2 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.4
Outside Alaska 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.9 6 2.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 98 77.8 72 80.0 17 65.4 285 77.0 211 78.1 52 74.3
Vaginal after C-Section 4 3.2 2 2.2 2 7.7 12 3.2 7 2.6 5 7.1
Primary C-Section 12 9.5 8 8.9 3 11.5 47 12.7 34 12.6 7 10.0
Repeat C-Section 12 9.5 8 8.9 4 15.4 26 7.0 18 6.7 6 8.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 90 76.3 69 82.1 14 56.0 283 80.2 219 83.6 44 66.7
3rd Trimester 4 3.4 3 3.6 1 4.0 16 4.5 12 4.6 4 6.1
No Prenatal Care 1 0.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 2 0.6 1 0.4 1 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 24 21.2 21 26.3 2 8.0 63 18.6 49 19.8 10 14.9
Adequate 32 28.3 24 30.0 7 28.0 121 35.8 93 37.5 21 31.3
Intermediate 29 25.7 18 22.5 8 32.0 85 25.1 59 23.8 19 28.4
Inadequate 28 24.8 17 21.3 8 32.0 69 20.4 47 19.0 17 25.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 12 9.6 7 7.9 4 15.4 29 7.9 19 7.1 9 12.9
Low Birthweight Birth 11 8.9 5 5.7 4 15.4 23 6.3 16 6.0 5 7.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 113 100.0 85 100.0 20 100.0 401 100.0 282 100.0 85 100.0
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 7.1 6 7.1 2 10.0 34 8.5 17 6.0 15 17.6
20-24 28 24.8 18 21.2 8 40.0 101 25.2 67 23.8 27 31.8
25-29 32 28.3 23 27.1 6 30.0 108 26.9 76 27.0 21 24.7
30-34 25 22.1 22 25.9 2 10.0 88 21.9 67 23.8 13 15.3
35-39 14 12.4 12 14.1 2 10.0 51 12.7 40 14.2 8 9.4
40-44 6 5.3 4 4.7 0 0.0 17 4.2 13 4.6 1 1.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.7 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 3.6 3 3.6 1 5.0 14 3.5 8 2.9 6 7.1
Reported Smoking 15 13.4 11 13.1 3 15.0 57 14.4 32 11.4 22 26.2
Unwed 29 25.9 16 19.0 12 60.0 117 29.5 61 21.7 48 56.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 11 10.1 7 8.4 4 20.0 43 11.3 22 8.1 19 22.9
12 Years 37 33.9 23 27.7 12 60.0 145 38.0 90 33.2 45 54.2
12+ Years 61 56.0 53 63.9 4 20.0 194 50.8 159 58.7 19 22.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 100 88.5 72 84.7 20 100.0 360 89.8 245 86.9 84 98.8
Birthing Center 6 5.3 6 7.1 0 0.0 18 4.5 18 6.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 3.5 4 4.7 0 0.0 12 3.0 11 3.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.2
Outside Alaska 3 2.7 3 3.5 0 0.0 10 2.5 8 2.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 85 75.2 64 75.3 15 75.0 314 78.9 216 76.6 73 86.9
Vaginal after C-Section 5 4.4 3 3.5 2 10.0 11 2.8 8 2.8 3 3.6
Primary C-Section 19 16.8 14 16.5 3 15.0 53 13.3 42 14.9 6 7.1
Repeat C-Section 4 3.5 4 4.7 0 0.0 20 5.0 16 5.7 2 2.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 94 87.0 73 88.0 17 85.0 310 81.6 233 84.7 56 71.8
3rd Trimester 6 5.6 5 6.0 1 5.0 13 3.4 10 3.6 3 3.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 2 0.8 1 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 16 16.0 11 14.5 4 20.0 72 19.6 48 18.1 19 24.4
Adequate 39 39.0 32 42.1 7 35.0 143 39.0 107 40.4 26 33.3
Intermediate 26 26.0 18 23.7 6 30.0 95 25.9 69 26.0 20 25.6
Inadequate 19 19.0 15 19.7 3 15.0 57 15.5 41 15.5 13 16.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 8.2 7 8.4 2 10.0 35 8.9 23 8.2 10 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 5 4.5 5 6.0 0 0.0 28 7.1 25 8.9 2 2.4
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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 132 100.0 95 100.0 24 100.0 404 100.0 276 100.0 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 9 6.8 5 5.3 3 12.5 40 9.9 17 6.2 21 22.6
20-24 36 27.3 27 28.4 7 29.2 100 24.8 68 24.6 25 26.9
25-29 35 26.5 23 24.2 6 25.0 107 26.5 77 27.9 20 21.5
30-34 26 19.7 18 18.9 5 20.8 93 23.0 64 23.2 17 18.3
35-39 19 14.4 16 16.8 3 12.5 47 11.6 35 12.7 9 9.7
40-44 6 4.5 5 5.3 0 0.0 15 3.7 13 4.7 1 1.1
45+ 1 0.8 1 1.1 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.7 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 3.9 2 2.2 3 12.5 15 3.8 9 3.3 6 6.5
Reported Smoking 18 14.0 10 10.6 8 33.3 63 15.9 32 11.8 29 31.5
Unwed 39 30.0 24 25.3 12 50.0 121 30.3 63 22.9 50 53.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 11.5 7 8.0 6 26.1 40 10.4 18 6.8 20 22.2
12 Years 48 39.3 31 35.2 13 56.5 158 41.0 99 37.4 46 51.1
12+ Years 60 49.2 50 56.8 4 17.4 187 48.6 148 55.8 24 26.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 120 90.9 85 89.5 23 95.8 361 89.4 239 86.6 92 98.9
Birthing Center 5 3.8 5 5.3 0 0.0 17 4.2 16 5.8 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 2.3 3 3.2 0 0.0 12 3.0 11 4.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 4.2 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.1
Outside Alaska 3 2.3 2 2.1 0 0.0 13 3.2 10 3.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 102 77.9 75 78.9 20 83.3 323 80.8 215 77.9 82 89.1
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.3 2 2.1 1 4.2 9 2.3 6 2.2 3 3.3
Primary C-Section 16 12.2 12 12.6 1 4.2 47 11.8 39 14.1 4 4.3
Repeat C-Section 10 7.6 6 6.3 2 8.3 21 5.3 16 5.8 3 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 99 78.0 77 81.1 13 61.9 308 80.2 226 84.0 58 68.2
3rd Trimester 6 4.7 4 4.2 2 9.5 11 2.9 6 2.2 4 4.7
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 4.5 3 0.8 2 0.8 1 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 23 18.4 17 18.5 4 18.2 77 20.6 50 19.1 21 24.7
Adequate 50 40.0 37 40.2 7 31.8 146 39.1 106 40.5 28 32.9
Intermediate 30 24.0 23 25.0 5 22.7 90 24.1 67 25.6 18 21.2
Inadequate 22 17.6 15 16.3 6 27.3 60 16.1 39 14.9 18 21.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 6.1 5 5.3 3 12.5 34 8.5 22 8.0 9 9.8
Low Birthweight Birth 7 5.3 6 6.3 1 4.2 27 6.8 23 8.4 2 2.2
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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 156 100.0 102 100.0 41 100.0 403 100.0 277 100.0 95 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 17 10.9 6 5.9 10 24.4 47 11.7 21 7.6 24 25.3
20-24 37 23.7 22 21.6 12 29.3 98 24.3 67 24.2 23 24.2
25-29 41 26.3 30 29.4 9 22.0 115 28.5 85 30.7 25 26.3
30-34 37 23.7 27 26.5 6 14.6 90 22.3 62 22.4 16 16.8
35-39 18 11.5 12 11.8 3 7.3 39 9.7 29 10.5 6 6.3
40-44 5 3.2 4 3.9 1 2.4 13 3.2 12 4.3 1 1.1
45+ 1 0.6 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.4 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 3.2 3 2.9 2 4.9 12 3.0 9 3.3 3 3.2
Reported Smoking 24 15.6 11 10.8 11 27.5 73 18.4 38 13.9 32 34.4
Unwed 49 31.6 21 20.6 24 58.5 125 31.3 65 23.6 52 54.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 18 11.9 8 8.0 9 22.5 44 11.3 19 7.0 23 25.0
12 Years 60 39.7 36 36.0 20 50.0 152 39.1 97 35.8 43 46.7
12+ Years 73 48.3 56 56.0 11 27.5 193 49.6 155 57.2 26 28.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 140 89.7 88 86.3 41 100.0 359 89.1 239 86.3 93 97.9
Birthing Center 7 4.5 7 6.9 0 0.0 16 4.0 14 5.1 1 1.1
Home Birth 5 3.2 4 3.9 0 0.0 12 3.0 11 4.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 1.1
Outside Alaska 4 2.6 3 2.9 0 0.0 15 3.7 13 4.7 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 127 82.5 77 75.5 38 95.0 322 81.3 211 77.0 85 90.4
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.9 3 2.9 0 0.0 12 3.0 8 2.9 4 4.3
Primary C-Section 18 11.7 16 15.7 2 5.0 43 10.9 37 13.5 4 4.3
Repeat C-Section 6 3.9 6 5.9 0 0.0 19 4.8 18 6.6 1 1.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 117 80.7 83 85.6 26 70.3 315 82.5 228 85.4 65 73.9
3rd Trimester 1 0.7 1 1.0 0 0.0 8 2.1 5 1.9 2 2.3
No Prenatal Care 2 1.4 2 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 3 1.1 1 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 33 23.2 20 20.6 11 30.6 92 24.7 62 23.6 24 27.6
Adequate 54 38.0 38 39.2 12 33.3 137 36.7 98 37.3 30 34.5
Intermediate 39 27.5 28 28.9 9 25.0 86 23.1 64 24.3 16 18.4
Inadequate 16 11.3 11 11.3 4 11.1 58 15.5 39 14.8 17 19.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 11.7 11 10.9 5 12.2 44 11.1 29 10.6 10 10.6
Low Birthweight Birth 16 10.4 14 13.9 1 2.4 31 7.8 26 9.4 2 2.1
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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 116 100.0 79 100.0 28 100.0 386 100.0 286 100.0 78 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 14 12.1 6 7.6 8 28.6 49 12.7 26 9.1 21 26.9
20-24 27 23.3 19 24.1 6 21.4 91 23.6 68 23.8 17 21.8
25-29 31 26.7 24 30.4 5 17.9 103 26.7 77 26.9 22 28.2
30-34 30 25.9 19 24.1 6 21.4 92 23.8 70 24.5 14 17.9
35-39 10 8.6 7 8.9 3 10.7 38 9.8 32 11.2 4 5.1
40-44 4 3.4 4 5.1 0 0.0 13 3.4 13 4.5 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 5 4.5 4 5.3 1 3.6 16 4.3 12 4.3 4 5.3
Reported Smoking 21 18.8 11 14.5 10 35.7 75 19.8 45 16.1 29 37.7
Unwed 33 28.9 18 23.1 14 50.0 116 30.3 68 23.9 43 55.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 7.1 3 3.9 5 18.5 39 10.5 18 6.4 19 26.0
12 Years 50 44.6 32 41.6 13 48.1 143 38.4 100 35.7 34 46.6
12+ Years 54 48.2 42 54.5 9 33.3 190 51.1 162 57.9 20 27.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 101 87.1 66 83.5 28 100.0 343 88.9 250 87.4 74 94.9
Birthing Center 5 4.3 4 5.1 0 0.0 16 4.1 13 4.5 2 2.6
Home Birth 4 3.4 4 5.1 0 0.0 11 2.8 10 3.5 1 1.3
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.3 1 1.3
Outside Alaska 6 5.2 5 6.3 0 0.0 14 3.6 12 4.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 94 81.7 63 79.7 24 85.7 313 82.4 225 79.8 70 89.7
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.6 1 1.3 2 7.1 12 3.2 7 2.5 5 6.4
Primary C-Section 13 11.3 11 13.9 1 3.6 36 9.5 32 11.3 2 2.6
Repeat C-Section 5 4.3 4 5.1 1 3.6 19 5.0 18 6.4 1 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 92 82.1 66 85.7 19 70.4 301 81.1 228 82.6 55 73.3
3rd Trimester 4 3.6 1 1.3 2 7.4 14 3.8 10 3.6 3 4.0
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.4 1 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 21 19.8 13 17.8 6 22.2 86 23.8 63 23.2 18 24.7
Adequate 42 39.6 31 42.5 9 33.3 135 37.3 103 38.0 25 34.2
Intermediate 21 19.8 16 21.9 4 14.8 76 21.0 59 21.8 12 16.4
Inadequate 22 20.8 13 17.8 8 29.6 65 18.0 46 17.0 18 24.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 7.1 6 7.7 1 3.7 38 10.0 27 9.6 8 10.4
Low Birthweight Birth 4 3.5 3 3.8 0 0.0 25 6.5 21 7.4 2 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.
 
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Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 131 100.0 96 100.0 26 100.0 407 100.0 312 100.0 74 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.3 1 1.4
15-19 16 12.2 9 9.4 6 23.1 42 10.3 25 8.0 15 20.3
20-24 34 26.0 26 27.1 5 19.2 99 24.3 78 25.0 17 23.0
25-29 43 32.8 31 32.3 11 42.3 112 27.5 81 26.0 27 36.5
30-34 23 17.6 16 16.7 4 15.4 93 22.9 76 24.4 12 16.2
35-39 11 8.4 10 10.4 0 0.0 44 10.8 39 12.5 2 2.7
40-44 4 3.1 4 4.2 0 0.0 15 3.7 12 3.8 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 2 1.6 2 2.1 0 0.0 19 4.8 13 4.2 5 6.9
Reported Smoking 28 21.5 16 16.7 11 44.0 87 21.6 56 18.1 29 39.7
Unwed 43 32.8 26 27.1 14 53.8 128 31.5 80 25.7 41 55.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 18 14.3 8 8.5 9 36.0 51 12.9 29 9.4 20 28.6
12 Years 42 33.3 29 30.9 10 40.0 143 36.1 101 32.9 35 50.0
12+ Years 66 52.4 57 60.6 6 24.0 202 51.0 177 57.7 15 21.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 118 90.1 85 88.5 24 92.3 368 90.4 279 89.4 69 93.2
Birthing Center 4 3.1 3 3.1 1 3.8 12 2.9 10 3.2 2 2.7
Home Birth 3 2.3 3 3.1 0 0.0 14 3.4 13 4.2 1 1.4
Other Facility 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 3.8 4 1.0 2 0.6 2 2.7
Outside Alaska 5 3.8 5 5.2 0 0.0 9 2.2 8 2.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 101 79.5 71 76.3 23 88.5 336 83.6 250 81.2 68 91.9
Vaginal after C-Section 6 4.7 4 4.3 2 7.7 13 3.2 9 2.9 4 5.4
Primary C-Section 12 9.4 10 10.8 1 3.8 35 8.7 31 10.1 2 2.7
Repeat C-Section 8 6.3 8 8.6 0 0.0 18 4.5 18 5.8 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 106 84.8 79 84.9 20 83.3 323 82.2 250 83.1 56 77.8
3rd Trimester 3 2.4 3 3.2 0 0.0 14 3.6 13 4.3 1 1.4
No Prenatal Care 2 1.6 1 1.1 1 4.2 3 0.8 2 0.7 1 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 38 30.4 29 31.2 7 29.2 95 24.5 73 24.3 19 27.9
Adequate 41 32.8 29 31.2 9 37.5 142 36.6 111 37.0 23 33.8
Intermediate 26 20.8 20 21.5 3 12.5 83 21.4 64 21.3 12 17.6
Inadequate 20 16.0 15 16.1 5 20.8 68 17.5 52 17.3 14 20.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 18 13.8 12 12.6 4 15.4 42 10.4 30 9.7 9 12.2
Low Birthweight Birth 11 8.4 9 9.4 1 3.8 32 7.9 27 8.7 3 4.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 139 100.0 111 100.0 24 100.0 438 100.0 351 100.0 71 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.3 1 1.4
15-19 19 13.7 11 9.9 7 29.2 48 11.0 32 9.1 14 19.7
20-24 30 21.6 23 20.7 6 25.0 103 23.5 81 23.1 21 29.6
25-29 29 20.9 22 19.8 6 25.0 105 24.0 81 23.1 20 28.2
30-34 39 28.1 35 31.5 4 16.7 103 23.5 90 25.6 10 14.1
35-39 17 12.2 15 13.5 1 4.2 58 13.2 51 14.5 5 7.0
40-44 5 3.6 5 4.5 0 0.0 17 3.9 13 3.7 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.6 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 6.7 6 5.6 3 12.5 23 5.3 14 4.0 8 11.3
Reported Smoking 26 19.1 18 16.7 8 33.3 90 20.7 58 16.7 31 43.7
Unwed 40 29.0 24 21.8 15 62.5 124 28.4 79 22.6 40 56.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 9.7 7 6.4 5 23.8 57 13.3 38 10.9 18 26.9
12 Years 51 38.1 39 35.8 11 52.4 157 36.5 114 32.8 36 53.7
12+ Years 70 52.2 63 57.8 5 23.8 216 50.2 196 56.3 13 19.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 124 89.2 99 89.2 22 91.7 396 90.4 315 89.7 67 94.4
Birthing Center 7 5.0 6 5.4 1 4.2 15 3.4 13 3.7 2 2.8
Home Birth 4 2.9 3 2.7 1 4.2 15 3.4 14 4.0 1 1.4
Other Facility 1 0.7 1 0.9 0 0.0 3 0.7 2 0.6 1 1.4
Outside Alaska 3 2.2 2 1.8 0 0.0 9 2.1 7 2.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 118 85.5 91 82.7 23 95.8 367 84.0 287 82.0 66 93.0
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.2 2 1.8 1 4.2 9 2.1 6 1.7 3 4.2
Primary C-Section 11 8.0 11 10.0 0 0.0 45 10.3 41 11.7 2 2.8
Repeat C-Section 6 4.3 6 5.5 0 0.0 16 3.7 16 4.6 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 103 76.9 83 78.3 16 66.7 343 80.1 278 81.5 54 76.1
3rd Trimester 7 5.2 6 5.7 1 4.2 14 3.3 13 3.8 1 1.4
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 27 20.6 21 20.0 5 22.7 100 23.6 80 23.5 19 28.4
Adequate 52 39.7 43 41.0 7 31.8 148 34.9 122 35.8 19 28.4
Intermediate 29 22.1 23 21.9 5 22.7 106 25.0 83 24.3 18 26.9
Inadequate 23 17.6 18 17.1 5 22.7 70 16.5 56 16.4 11 16.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 12 8.8 9 8.3 3 12.5 38 8.7 27 7.7 9 12.7
Low Birthweight Birth 10 7.2 9 8.2 1 4.2 28 6.4 23 6.6 3 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 137 100.0 105 100.0 24 100.0 442 100.0 353 100.0 72 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 1.5 1 1.0 1 4.2 2 0.5 1 0.3 1 1.4
15-19 7 5.1 5 4.8 2 8.3 41 9.3 27 7.6 12 16.7
20-24 35 25.5 29 27.6 6 25.0 111 25.1 85 24.1 25 34.7
25-29 40 29.2 28 26.7 10 41.7 94 21.3 75 21.2 16 22.2
30-34 31 22.6 25 23.8 4 16.7 110 24.9 95 26.9 11 15.3
35-39 16 11.7 14 13.3 1 4.2 65 14.7 55 15.6 7 9.7
40-44 6 4.4 3 2.9 0 0.0 16 3.6 12 3.4 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.7 3 0.8 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 5.8 5 4.8 2 8.3 19 4.3 11 3.1 7 9.7
Reported Smoking 33 24.1 22 21.0 10 41.7 93 21.1 58 16.5 34 47.2
Unwed 45 32.8 30 28.6 12 50.0 125 28.4 81 23.1 39 54.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 20 14.7 14 13.5 6 25.0 60 13.7 42 12.0 17 23.9
12 Years 50 36.8 33 31.7 14 58.3 157 35.9 112 32.0 38 53.5
12+ Years 66 48.5 57 54.8 4 16.7 220 50.3 196 56.0 16 22.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 126 92.0 95 90.5 23 95.8 400 90.5 315 89.2 70 97.2
Birthing Center 1 0.7 1 1.0 0 0.0 10 2.3 9 2.5 1 1.4
Home Birth 7 5.1 7 6.7 0 0.0 18 4.1 18 5.1 0 0.0
Other Facility 2 1.5 1 1.0 1 4.2 4 0.9 3 0.8 1 1.4
Outside Alaska 1 0.7 1 1.0 0 0.0 10 2.3 8 2.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 117 85.4 88 83.8 22 91.7 364 82.7 286 81.5 64 88.9
Vaginal after C-Section 4 2.9 3 2.9 1 4.2 10 2.3 8 2.3 2 2.8
Primary C-Section 12 8.8 10 9.5 1 4.2 49 11.1 40 11.4 6 8.3
Repeat C-Section 4 2.9 4 3.8 0 0.0 17 3.9 17 4.8 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 114 85.1 88 86.3 20 83.3 354 81.6 283 81.8 60 84.5
3rd Trimester 4 3.0 4 3.9 0 0.0 14 3.2 13 3.8 1 1.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.8 1 1.0 0 0.0 3 0.7 2 0.6 1 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 30 22.7 23 22.5 7 31.8 93 21.4 70 20.2 22 31.4
Adequate 49 37.1 39 38.2 7 31.8 161 37.1 131 37.8 21 30.0
Intermediate 28 21.2 21 20.6 4 18.2 114 26.3 93 26.8 17 24.3
Inadequate 25 18.9 19 18.6 4 18.2 66 15.2 53 15.3 10 14.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 12 8.8 9 8.6 2 8.3 37 8.4 25 7.1 10 13.9
Low Birthweight Birth 11 8.1 9 8.7 1 4.2 25 5.7 20 5.7 3 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 162 100.0 135 100.0 23 100.0 427 100.0 352 100.0 62 100.0
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 22 13.6 16 11.9 5 21.7 43 10.1 31 8.8 10 16.1
20-24 38 23.5 29 21.5 9 39.1 103 24.1 78 22.2 23 37.1
25-29 36 22.2 31 23.0 4 17.4 92 21.5 75 21.3 14 22.6
30-34 33 20.4 30 22.2 2 8.7 105 24.6 93 26.4 9 14.5
35-39 25 15.4 22 16.3 3 13.0 66 15.5 58 16.5 6 9.7
40-44 6 3.7 5 3.7 0 0.0 15 3.5 14 4.0 0 0.0
45+ 2 1.2 2 1.5 0 0.0 3 0.7 3 0.9 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 3.7 3 2.2 3 13.0 21 5.0 10 2.9 11 17.7
Reported Smoking 31 19.1 18 13.3 13 56.5 87 20.5 55 15.7 32 51.6
Unwed 39 24.1 25 18.5 13 56.5 116 27.3 76 21.7 38 61.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 24 15.0 17 12.6 7 31.8 54 12.8 40 11.4 13 21.3
12 Years 56 35.0 42 31.1 11 50.0 151 35.7 115 32.9 31 50.8
12+ Years 80 50.0 76 56.3 4 18.2 218 51.5 195 55.7 17 27.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 146 90.1 121 89.6 22 95.7 387 90.6 316 89.8 60 96.8
Birthing Center 7 4.3 6 4.4 1 4.3 9 2.1 8 2.3 1 1.6
Home Birth 4 2.5 4 3.0 0 0.0 13 3.0 12 3.4 1 1.6
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 1.4 6 1.7 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 3.1 4 3.0 0 0.0 12 2.8 10 2.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 132 81.5 108 80.0 21 91.3 344 80.9 283 80.9 51 82.3
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.2 1 0.7 1 4.3 9 2.1 7 2.0 2 3.2
Primary C-Section 22 13.6 20 14.8 1 4.3 52 12.2 40 11.4 9 14.5
Repeat C-Section 6 3.7 6 4.4 0 0.0 20 4.7 20 5.7 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 126 78.8 107 80.5 18 78.3 341 80.8 282 81.0 50 82.0
3rd Trimester 3 1.9 3 2.3 0 0.0 15 3.6 14 4.0 1 1.6
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 1 0.7 0 0.0 2 0.5 1 0.3 1 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 43 26.7 36 26.9 7 30.4 82 19.4 61 17.5 19 30.6
Adequate 47 29.2 40 29.9 5 21.7 165 39.0 138 39.7 19 30.6
Intermediate 49 30.4 39 29.1 9 39.1 121 28.6 101 29.0 18 29.0
Inadequate 22 13.7 19 14.2 2 8.7 55 13.0 48 13.8 6 9.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 14 8.6 9 6.7 4 17.4 34 8.0 23 6.6 10 16.1
Low Birthweight Birth 7 4.3 5 3.7 1 4.3 21 4.9 15 4.3 5 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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 143 100.0 113 100.0 25 100.0 400 100.0 332 100.0 54 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 12 8.4 6 5.3 5 20.0 26 6.5 20 6.0 5 9.3
20-24 38 26.6 27 23.9 10 40.0 99 24.8 78 23.5 18 33.3
25-29 18 12.6 16 14.2 2 8.0 96 24.0 76 22.9 17 31.5
30-34 46 32.2 40 35.4 5 20.0 106 26.5 92 27.7 10 18.5
35-39 24 16.8 19 16.8 3 12.0 59 14.8 52 15.7 4 7.4
40-44 4 2.8 4 3.5 0 0.0 13 3.3 13 3.9 0 0.0
45+ 1 0.7 1 0.9 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 3.5 3 2.7 2 8.0 22 5.5 12 3.6 10 18.5
Reported Smoking 29 20.6 18 16.2 11 44.0 81 20.4 53 16.1 27 50.0
Unwed 41 29.1 26 23.4 14 56.0 104 26.1 68 20.6 35 64.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 16 11.3 11 9.9 4 16.0 46 11.6 36 10.9 9 16.7
12 Years 51 36.2 37 33.3 13 52.0 146 36.8 114 34.7 27 50.0
12+ Years 74 52.5 63 56.8 8 32.0 205 51.6 179 54.4 18 33.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 128 89.5 99 87.6 25 100.0 365 91.3 299 90.1 53 98.1
Birthing Center 2 1.4 2 1.8 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 7 4.9 7 6.2 0 0.0 15 3.8 14 4.2 1 1.9
Other Facility 2 1.4 2 1.8 0 0.0 7 1.8 7 2.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 2.8 3 2.7 0 0.0 11 2.8 10 3.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 115 81.6 90 81.1 21 84.0 329 82.7 275 83.3 43 79.6
Vaginal after C-Section 4 2.8 4 3.6 0 0.0 12 3.0 10 3.0 2 3.7
Primary C-Section 15 10.6 10 9.0 4 16.0 39 9.8 28 8.5 9 16.7
Repeat C-Section 7 5.0 7 6.3 0 0.0 18 4.5 17 5.2 0 0.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 114 81.4 88 79.3 22 91.7 322 81.1 268 81.2 42 79.2
3rd Trimester 7 5.0 6 5.4 1 4.2 15 3.8 13 3.9 2 3.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 4.0 3 0.8 2 0.6 1 1.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 20 14.2 11 9.9 8 32.0 50 12.6 34 10.3 14 25.9
Adequate 65 46.1 52 46.8 9 36.0 176 44.3 151 45.9 18 33.3
Intermediate 37 26.2 33 29.7 4 16.0 116 29.2 99 30.1 13 24.1
Inadequate 19 13.5 15 13.5 4 16.0 55 13.9 45 13.7 9 16.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 11 7.8 7 6.3 4 16.0 26 6.5 19 5.8 7 13.0
Low Birthweight Birth 7 5.0 6 5.4 1 4.0 15 3.8 11 3.3 4 7.4
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 Valdez-Cordova1

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 122 100.0 104 100.0 14 100.0 423 100.0 351 100.0 54 100.0
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 7.4 9 8.7 0 0.0 32 7.6 30 8.5 1 1.9
20-24 27 22.1 22 21.2 4 28.6 103 24.3 84 23.9 13 24.1
25-29 38 31.1 28 26.9 8 57.1 119 28.1 91 25.9 24 44.4
30-34 26 21.3 23 22.1 2 14.3 102 24.1 83 23.6 13 24.1
35-39 17 13.9 17 16.3 0 0.0 53 12.5 49 14.0 3 5.6
40-44 5 4.1 5 4.8 0 0.0 14 3.3 14 4.0 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 10 8.2 4 3.8 6 42.9 36 8.5 21 6.0 15 27.8
Reported Smoking 27 22.1 19 18.3 8 57.1 97 22.9 71 20.2 25 46.3
Unwed 36 29.5 25 24.0 11 78.6 107 25.4 72 20.6 34 63.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 11.5 12 11.5 2 14.3 53 12.6 42 12.0 11 20.8
12 Years 44 36.1 36 34.6 7 50.0 163 38.8 129 37.0 26 49.1
12+ Years 64 52.5 56 53.8 5 35.7 204 48.6 178 51.0 16 30.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 113 92.6 96 92.3 13 92.9 386 91.3 317 90.3 52 96.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 1.6 1 1.0 1 7.1 13 3.1 12 3.4 1 1.9
Other Facility 4 3.3 4 3.8 0 0.0 6 1.4 5 1.4 1 1.9
Outside Alaska 3 2.5 3 2.9 0 0.0 17 4.0 16 4.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 97 79.5 85 81.7 9 64.3 346 82.0 288 82.3 44 81.5
Vaginal after C-Section 3 2.5 2 1.9 1 7.1 12 2.8 10 2.9 2 3.7
Primary C-Section 15 12.3 10 9.6 4 28.6 40 9.5 32 9.1 7 13.0
Repeat C-Section 7 5.7 7 6.7 0 0.0 24 5.7 20 5.7 1 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 101 82.8 87 83.7 10 71.4 352 83.4 295 84.3 41 75.9
3rd Trimester 5 4.1 5 4.8 0 0.0 11 2.6 9 2.6 2 3.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 0.6 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 19 15.7 14 13.6 4 28.6 61 14.5 45 12.9 14 25.9
Adequate 53 43.8 46 44.7 5 35.7 179 42.5 154 44.1 18 33.3
Intermediate 35 28.9 29 28.2 5 35.7 126 29.9 106 30.4 13 24.1
Inadequate 14 11.6 14 13.6 0 0.0 55 13.1 44 12.6 9 16.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 7.4 7 6.7 2 14.3 36 8.5 27 7.7 8 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 7 5.7 4 3.8 3 21.4 20 4.7 14 4.0 6 11.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 135 100.0 115 100.0 15 100.0 461 100.0 369 100.0 66 100.0
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 3.7 5 4.3 0 0.0 37 8.0 32 8.7 3 4.5
20-24 34 25.2 29 25.2 4 26.7 109 23.6 89 24.1 15 22.7
25-29 40 29.6 32 27.8 7 46.7 130 28.2 100 27.1 23 34.8
30-34 34 25.2 29 25.2 3 20.0 119 25.8 92 24.9 20 30.3
35-39 18 13.3 16 13.9 1 6.7 53 11.5 43 11.7 5 7.6
40-44 4 3.0 4 3.5 0 0.0 13 2.8 13 3.5 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 7 5.2 5 4.4 2 13.3 41 8.9 26 7.1 15 22.7
Reported Smoking 25 18.5 16 13.9 8 53.3 109 23.6 77 20.9 30 45.5
Unwed 27 20.0 17 14.8 10 66.7 109 23.7 71 19.3 36 54.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 16 11.9 13 11.4 3 20.0 59 12.9 44 12.0 14 21.5
12 Years 51 38.1 41 36.0 7 46.7 194 42.5 147 40.2 35 53.8
12+ Years 67 50.0 60 52.6 5 33.3 204 44.6 175 47.8 16 24.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 124 91.9 104 90.4 15 100.0 425 92.2 335 90.8 65 98.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 6 4.4 6 5.2 0 0.0 18 3.9 18 4.9 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.7 1 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.3 1 1.5
Outside Alaska 4 3.0 4 3.5 0 0.0 15 3.3 14 3.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 117 86.7 100 87.0 13 86.7 373 81.3 294 80.1 57 86.4
Vaginal after C-Section 5 3.7 4 3.5 1 6.7 17 3.7 14 3.8 3 4.5
Primary C-Section 9 6.7 8 7.0 1 6.7 45 9.8 39 10.6 5 7.6
Repeat C-Section 4 3.0 3 2.6 0 0.0 24 5.2 20 5.4 1 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 107 79.3 93 80.9 10 66.7 372 81.6 303 83.2 46 69.7
3rd Trimester 3 2.2 2 1.7 1 6.7 13 2.9 5 1.4 8 12.1
No Prenatal Care 2 1.5 2 1.7 0 0.0 4 0.9 4 1.1 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 11 8.1 9 7.8 2 13.3 64 14.1 47 13.0 13 19.7
Adequate 58 43.0 53 46.1 4 26.7 176 38.8 149 41.2 18 27.3
Intermediate 44 32.6 37 32.2 4 26.7 144 31.7 120 33.1 16 24.2
Inadequate 22 16.3 16 13.9 5 33.3 70 15.4 46 12.7 19 28.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 4.5 5 4.4 1 6.7 39 8.5 27 7.3 9 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 1 0.7 1 0.9 0 0.0 21 4.6 17 4.6 3 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Valdez-Cordova1

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 166 100.0 132 100.0 25 100.0 476 100.0 369 100.0 75 100.0
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 18 10.8 16 12.1 1 4.0 49 10.3 41 11.1 6 8.0
20-24 42 25.3 33 25.0 5 20.0 98 20.6 75 20.3 16 21.3
25-29 41 24.7 31 23.5 9 36.0 137 28.8 105 28.5 25 33.3
30-34 42 25.3 31 23.5 8 32.0 126 26.5 95 25.7 21 28.0
35-39 18 10.8 16 12.1 2 8.0 55 11.6 42 11.4 7 9.3
40-44 5 3.0 5 3.8 0 0.0 11 2.3 11 3.0 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 19 11.4 12 9.1 7 28.0 40 8.4 25 6.8 15 20.0
Reported Smoking 45 27.1 36 27.3 9 36.0 118 24.8 84 22.8 31 41.3
Unwed 44 26.7 30 22.9 13 52.0 108 22.7 66 17.9 38 50.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 23 14.0 17 13.0 6 25.0 63 13.3 44 12.0 17 23.0
12 Years 68 41.5 52 39.7 12 50.0 203 43.0 147 40.2 43 58.1
12+ Years 73 44.5 62 47.3 6 25.0 206 43.6 175 47.8 14 18.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 149 89.8 117 88.6 24 96.0 440 92.4 337 91.3 72 96.0
Birthing Center 1 0.6 1 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 2 0.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 5 3.0 5 3.8 0 0.0 16 3.4 15 4.1 1 1.3
Other Facility 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 4.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 2.7
Outside Alaska 10 6.0 9 6.8 0 0.0 16 3.4 15 4.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 132 80.0 103 78.6 22 88.0 383 81.3 289 79.2 65 87.8
Vaginal after C-Section 4 2.4 4 3.1 0 0.0 15 3.2 13 3.6 2 2.7
Primary C-Section 16 9.7 14 10.7 2 8.0 48 10.2 41 11.2 6 8.1
Repeat C-Section 13 7.9 10 7.6 1 4.0 25 5.3 22 6.0 1 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 144 87.3 115 87.8 21 84.0 384 81.9 308 84.8 50 67.6
3rd Trimester 3 1.8 2 1.5 1 4.0 19 4.1 8 2.2 10 13.5
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+ 31 18.8 22 16.8 8 32.0 83 17.9 60 16.7 19 25.7
Adequate 68 41.2 55 42.0 9 36.0 166 35.8 134 37.3 19 25.7
Intermediate 47 28.5 40 30.5 4 16.0 140 30.2 119 33.1 14 18.9
Inadequate 19 11.5 14 10.7 4 16.0 75 16.2 46 12.8 22 29.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 21 12.7 15 11.4 5 20.0 48 10.1 32 8.7 10 13.3
Low Birthweight Birth 12 7.2 9 6.8 3 12.0 27 5.7 20 5.4 5 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