Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 78 100.0 52 100.0 22 100.0 221 100.0 158 100.0 52 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 7 9.0 4 7.7 3 13.6 21 9.5 11 7.0 9 17.3
20-24 19 24.4 11 21.2 6 27.3 62 28.1 41 25.9 18 34.6
25-29 25 32.1 14 26.9 9 40.9 65 29.4 43 27.2 18 34.6
30-34 19 24.4 16 30.8 3 13.6 49 22.2 42 26.6 5 9.6
35-39 6 7.7 5 9.6 1 4.5 16 7.2 14 8.9 1 1.9
40-44 2 2.6 2 3.8 0 0.0 8 3.6 7 4.4 1 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 1.4 0 0.0 1 4.5 2 1.0 1 0.7 1 1.9
Reported Smoking 8 10.3 5 9.6 2 9.1 23 10.5 12 7.7 10 19.2
Unwed 35 44.9 19 36.5 13 59.1 93 42.5 56 35.9 31 59.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 14.8 5 15.2 2 11.1 20 10.2 11 8.0 7 14.6
12 Years 26 48.1 13 39.4 11 61.1 92 46.9 59 42.8 29 60.4
12+ Years 20 37.0 15 45.5 5 27.8 84 42.9 68 49.3 12 25.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 62 79.5 36 69.2 22 100.0 175 79.2 112 70.9 52 100.0
Birthing Center 7 9.0 7 13.5 0 0.0 18 8.1 18 11.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 9 11.5 9 17.3 0 0.0 26 11.8 26 16.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 51 65.4 35 67.3 14 63.6 140 65.1 104 68.0 32 61.5
Vaginal after C-Section 1 1.3 1 1.9 0 0.0 2 0.9 2 1.3 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 10 12.8 5 9.6 4 18.2 35 16.3 21 13.7 10 19.2
Repeat C-Section 16 20.5 11 21.2 4 18.2 38 17.7 26 17.0 10 19.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 62 81.6 44 84.6 15 71.4 173 82.8 126 83.4 41 80.4
3rd Trimester 3 3.9 2 3.8 1 4.8 5 2.4 4 2.6 1 2.0
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+ 12 16.7 6 12.2 4 20.0 37 18.3 25 17.1 9 18.4
Adequate 26 36.1 21 42.9 5 25.0 79 39.1 59 40.4 18 36.7
Intermediate 25 34.7 17 34.7 8 40.0 66 32.7 50 34.2 15 30.6
Inadequate 9 12.5 5 10.2 3 15.0 20 9.9 12 8.2 7 14.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 5 6.4 3 5.8 2 9.1 15 6.8 11 7.0 3 5.8
Low Birthweight Birth 5 6.4 2 3.8 3 13.6 6 2.7 2 1.3 4 7.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 67 100.0 50 100.0 15 100.0 215 100.0 155 100.0 48 100.0
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 7.5 2 4.0 3 20.0 26 12.1 15 9.7 10 20.8
20-24 19 28.4 13 26.0 6 40.0 59 27.4 40 25.8 18 37.5
25-29 20 29.9 14 28.0 5 33.3 59 27.4 43 27.7 12 25.0
30-34 18 26.9 16 32.0 1 6.7 47 21.9 39 25.2 5 10.4
35-39 4 6.0 4 8.0 0 0.0 16 7.4 13 8.4 0 0.0
40-44 1 1.5 1 2.0 0 0.0 8 3.7 5 3.2 3 6.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 1.6 1 2.3 0 0.0 6 3.1 4 3.0 1 2.1
Reported Smoking 9 13.4 3 6.0 6 40.0 22 10.4 11 7.2 10 20.8
Unwed 27 40.3 15 30.0 12 80.0 93 44.1 59 38.8 30 62.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 3 4.5 2 4.0 1 6.7 22 10.3 13 8.4 8 16.7
12 Years 32 47.8 23 46.0 9 60.0 100 46.9 66 42.9 29 60.4
12+ Years 32 47.8 25 50.0 5 33.3 91 42.7 75 48.7 11 22.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 55 82.1 38 76.0 15 100.0 174 80.9 116 74.8 47 97.9
Birthing Center 5 7.5 5 10.0 0 0.0 13 6.0 12 7.7 1 2.1
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.6 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 10.4 7 14.0 0 0.0 26 12.1 25 16.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 49 73.1 37 74.0 11 73.3 131 63.3 96 64.4 31 64.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 1.5 1 2.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.7 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 8 11.9 5 10.0 2 13.3 41 19.8 29 19.5 8 16.7
Repeat C-Section 9 13.4 7 14.0 2 13.3 34 16.4 23 15.4 9 18.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 49 76.6 37 77.1 12 80.0 168 84.8 120 84.5 42 87.5
3rd Trimester 1 1.6 1 2.1 0 0.0 6 3.0 5 3.5 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+ 6 9.4 6 12.5 0 0.0 40 20.9 25 18.0 13 29.5
Adequate 28 43.8 20 41.7 7 46.7 76 39.8 58 41.7 16 36.4
Intermediate 23 35.9 18 37.5 5 33.3 55 28.8 42 30.2 10 22.7
Inadequate 7 10.9 4 8.3 3 20.0 20 10.5 14 10.1 5 11.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 6.0 3 6.0 1 6.7 20 9.3 15 9.7 3 6.3
Low Birthweight Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 4.2 5 3.2 3 6.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 76 100.0 56 100.0 15 100.0 215 100.0 155 100.0 47 100.0
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 11.8 5 8.9 3 20.0 31 14.4 19 12.3 11 23.4
20-24 24 31.6 17 30.4 6 40.0 57 26.5 39 25.2 16 34.0
25-29 20 26.3 15 26.8 4 26.7 60 27.9 45 29.0 11 23.4
30-34 12 15.8 10 17.9 1 6.7 38 17.7 30 19.4 6 12.8
35-39 6 7.9 5 8.9 0 0.0 21 9.8 18 11.6 0 0.0
40-44 5 6.6 4 7.1 1 6.7 8 3.7 4 2.6 3 6.4
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 3.2 4 3.1 1 2.1
Reported Smoking 6 8.1 4 7.4 2 13.3 17 8.1 12 7.9 4 8.5
Unwed 31 41.9 22 40.7 6 40.0 88 41.7 58 38.2 26 55.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 12.0 4 7.3 4 26.7 22 10.4 13 8.5 8 17.0
12 Years 34 45.3 23 41.8 9 60.0 102 48.1 68 44.4 28 59.6
12+ Years 32 42.7 28 50.9 2 13.3 88 41.5 72 47.1 11 23.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 58 76.3 38 67.9 15 100.0 173 80.5 115 74.2 46 97.9
Birthing Center 6 7.9 6 10.7 0 0.0 11 5.1 10 6.5 1 2.1
Home Birth 1 1.3 1 1.8 0 0.0 2 0.9 2 1.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 1.3 1 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.6 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 13.2 10 17.9 0 0.0 28 13.0 27 17.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 40 57.1 32 62.7 7 46.7 129 63.2 94 63.5 31 66.0
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 17 24.3 11 21.6 4 26.7 40 19.6 29 19.6 8 17.0
Repeat C-Section 13 18.6 8 15.7 4 26.7 35 17.2 25 16.9 8 17.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 62 89.9 45 88.2 14 93.3 172 86.9 124 87.9 40 85.1
3rd Trimester 1 1.4 1 2.0 0 0.0 5 2.5 4 2.8 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+ 19 28.8 13 26.5 5 35.7 47 24.7 28 20.4 17 39.5
Adequate 25 37.9 18 36.7 6 42.9 74 38.9 59 43.1 13 30.2
Intermediate 18 27.3 15 30.6 2 14.3 49 25.8 37 27.0 8 18.6
Inadequate 4 6.1 3 6.1 1 7.1 20 10.5 13 9.5 5 11.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 7.9 5 8.9 0 0.0 23 10.7 18 11.6 3 6.4
Low Birthweight Birth 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 6.7 14 6.5 10 6.5 3 6.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 72 100.0 49 100.0 18 100.0 204 100.0 140 100.0 48 100.0
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 16.7 8 16.3 4 22.2 27 13.2 17 12.1 10 20.8
20-24 16 22.2 10 20.4 6 33.3 48 23.5 31 22.1 15 31.3
25-29 19 26.4 14 28.6 3 16.7 60 29.4 43 30.7 12 25.0
30-34 17 23.6 13 26.5 3 16.7 43 21.1 30 21.4 8 16.7
35-39 6 8.3 4 8.2 0 0.0 23 11.3 19 13.6 1 2.1
40-44 2 2.8 0 0.0 2 11.1 3 1.5 0 0.0 2 4.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 7.9 3 7.3 1 5.6 8 4.5 6 5.2 1 2.2
Reported Smoking 7 10.0 4 8.3 2 11.1 22 10.9 14 10.1 7 14.6
Unwed 35 50.0 22 45.8 12 66.7 82 40.6 49 35.3 29 60.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 14.1 7 14.3 3 16.7 19 9.6 12 8.7 7 14.9
12 Years 34 47.9 20 40.8 11 61.1 97 49.0 62 44.9 28 59.6
12+ Years 27 38.0 22 44.9 4 22.2 82 41.4 64 46.4 12 25.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 61 84.7 40 81.6 17 94.4 168 82.4 109 77.9 45 93.8
Birthing Center 2 2.8 1 2.0 1 5.6 5 2.5 4 2.9 1 2.1
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 0.7 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 9 12.5 8 16.3 0 0.0 29 14.2 26 18.6 2 4.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 42 60.0 27 56.3 13 72.2 130 66.3 85 63.0 36 75.0
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 16 22.9 13 27.1 2 11.1 38 19.4 29 21.5 6 12.5
Repeat C-Section 12 17.1 8 16.7 3 16.7 28 14.3 21 15.6 6 12.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 57 87.7 38 88.4 16 88.9 156 81.3 107 82.3 38 79.2
3rd Trimester 4 6.2 3 7.0 0 0.0 9 4.7 6 4.6 2 4.2
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+ 15 24.6 6 14.3 8 53.3 39 21.2 21 16.8 16 35.6
Adequate 23 37.7 20 47.6 3 20.0 75 40.8 58 46.4 12 26.7
Intermediate 14 23.0 9 21.4 3 20.0 44 23.9 31 24.8 9 20.0
Inadequate 9 14.8 7 16.7 1 6.7 26 14.1 15 12.0 8 17.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 14.1 7 14.3 2 11.1 23 11.3 16 11.4 5 10.4
Low Birthweight Birth 8 11.3 5 10.2 2 11.1 18 8.9 14 10.0 3 6.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 67 100.0 50 100.0 14 100.0 195 100.0 130 100.0 49 100.0
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 14.9 6 12.0 4 28.6 20 10.3 13 10.0 7 14.3
20-24 17 25.4 12 24.0 4 28.6 50 25.6 30 23.1 17 34.7
25-29 21 31.3 16 32.0 4 28.6 60 30.8 41 31.5 14 28.6
30-34 9 13.4 7 14.0 2 14.3 41 21.0 28 21.5 7 14.3
35-39 9 13.4 9 18.0 0 0.0 22 11.3 17 13.1 4 8.2
40-44 1 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 0.8 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 1 1.7 1 2.3 0 0.0 3 1.7 3 2.7 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 4 6.0 4 8.0 0 0.0 20 10.3 13 10.1 7 14.3
Unwed 22 32.8 14 28.0 8 57.1 72 37.1 40 31.0 26 53.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 3 4.5 2 4.1 1 7.1 17 9.0 10 7.8 7 14.9
12 Years 34 51.5 25 51.0 8 57.1 84 44.7 52 40.6 25 53.2
12+ Years 29 43.9 22 44.9 5 35.7 87 46.3 66 51.6 15 31.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 54 80.6 37 74.0 14 100.0 166 85.1 104 80.0 47 95.9
Birthing Center 3 4.5 3 6.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 3 2.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 1.5 1 2.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 0.8 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 13.4 9 18.0 0 0.0 24 12.3 22 16.9 2 4.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 47 73.4 35 71.4 11 78.6 133 71.1 84 67.7 39 79.6
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 1 0.8 1 2.0
Primary C-Section 7 10.9 5 10.2 2 14.3 30 16.0 21 16.9 5 10.2
Repeat C-Section 10 15.6 9 18.4 1 7.1 22 11.8 18 14.5 4 8.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 53 82.8 41 87.2 10 71.4 154 81.1 103 81.7 38 77.6
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 3.2 4 3.2 2 4.1
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+ 13 20.6 9 19.6 4 28.6 36 19.5 22 18.2 12 24.5
Adequate 26 41.3 21 45.7 4 28.6 80 43.2 55 45.5 17 34.7
Intermediate 17 27.0 13 28.3 3 21.4 43 23.2 31 25.6 10 20.4
Inadequate 7 11.1 3 6.5 3 21.4 26 14.1 13 10.7 10 20.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 10.4 6 12.0 1 7.1 19 9.7 10 7.7 5 10.2
Low Birthweight Birth 5 7.5 5 10.0 0 0.0 14 7.2 12 9.2 2 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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 65 100.0 41 100.0 16 100.0 189 100.0 119 100.0 52 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 5 7.7 3 7.3 2 12.5 15 7.9 11 9.2 4 7.7
20-24 15 23.1 9 22.0 5 31.3 46 24.3 22 18.5 21 40.4
25-29 20 30.8 13 31.7 5 31.3 56 29.6 35 29.4 16 30.8
30-34 17 26.2 10 24.4 3 18.8 49 25.9 35 29.4 6 11.5
35-39 8 12.3 6 14.6 1 6.3 19 10.1 12 10.1 5 9.6
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2.1 4 3.4 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 3.7 2 6.3 0 0.0 3 1.8 2 1.9 1 2.0
Reported Smoking 11 16.9 6 14.6 5 31.3 28 15.0 18 15.3 10 19.6
Unwed 25 38.5 13 31.7 9 56.3 76 40.4 38 32.2 31 59.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 6 9.8 3 7.5 3 20.0 15 8.2 8 6.8 7 14.3
12 Years 29 47.5 17 42.5 9 60.0 84 46.2 49 41.5 26 53.1
12+ Years 26 42.6 20 50.0 3 20.0 83 45.6 61 51.7 16 32.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 53 81.5 32 78.0 14 87.5 169 89.4 103 86.6 50 96.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 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 11 16.9 9 22.0 2 12.5 18 9.5 15 12.6 2 3.8
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 41 66.1 23 60.5 12 75.0 131 72.0 80 70.8 40 78.4
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 1 0.9 1 2.0
Primary C-Section 15 24.2 11 28.9 2 12.5 33 18.1 21 18.6 6 11.8
Repeat C-Section 6 9.7 4 10.5 2 12.5 16 8.8 11 9.7 4 7.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 46 73.0 28 70.0 12 75.0 146 78.9 92 78.0 39 76.5
3rd Trimester 5 7.9 3 7.5 2 12.5 9 4.9 5 4.2 4 7.8
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+ 11 18.3 6 16.2 4 25.0 28 15.6 17 15.0 9 17.6
Adequate 26 43.3 17 45.9 5 31.3 84 46.7 52 46.0 21 41.2
Intermediate 13 21.7 9 24.3 3 18.8 40 22.2 29 25.7 10 19.6
Inadequate 10 16.7 5 13.5 4 25.0 28 15.6 15 13.3 11 21.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 9.2 3 7.3 2 12.5 18 9.5 6 5.0 7 13.5
Low Birthweight Birth 5 7.7 4 9.8 1 6.3 13 6.9 8 6.7 4 7.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 63 100.0 39 100.0 19 100.0 187 100.0 120 100.0 53 100.0
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 7.9 4 10.3 1 5.3 17 9.1 12 10.0 5 9.4
20-24 18 28.6 9 23.1 8 42.1 43 23.0 18 15.0 23 43.4
25-29 19 30.2 12 30.8 5 26.3 52 27.8 34 28.3 15 28.3
30-34 15 23.8 11 28.2 2 10.5 52 27.8 39 32.5 6 11.3
35-39 5 7.9 2 5.1 3 15.8 18 9.6 13 10.8 4 7.5
40-44 1 1.6 1 2.6 0 0.0 5 2.7 4 3.3 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 1 0.9 1 2.0
Reported Smoking 5 8.1 3 7.9 2 10.5 21 11.5 14 12.0 7 13.5
Unwed 25 40.3 13 34.2 9 47.4 70 37.6 34 28.6 31 58.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 8 13.1 5 12.8 3 16.7 14 7.7 7 5.9 7 13.7
12 Years 21 34.4 10 25.6 8 44.4 81 44.3 47 39.5 27 52.9
12+ Years 32 52.5 24 61.5 7 38.9 88 48.1 65 54.6 17 33.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 59 93.7 35 89.7 19 100.0 175 93.6 110 91.7 53 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 6.3 4 10.3 0 0.0 11 5.9 9 7.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 45 73.8 26 70.3 16 84.2 138 75.4 86 73.5 43 82.7
Vaginal after C-Section 2 3.3 1 2.7 1 5.3 2 1.1 1 0.9 1 1.9
Primary C-Section 8 13.1 5 13.5 1 5.3 28 15.3 19 16.2 5 9.6
Repeat C-Section 6 9.8 5 13.5 1 5.3 15 8.2 11 9.4 3 5.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 55 87.3 34 87.2 16 84.2 147 80.3 96 80.7 39 75.0
3rd Trimester 1 1.6 1 2.6 0 0.0 10 5.5 6 5.0 4 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+ 12 19.4 7 18.4 4 21.1 27 15.3 17 14.8 9 18.0
Adequate 28 45.2 17 44.7 8 42.1 85 48.0 53 46.1 22 44.0
Intermediate 13 21.0 9 23.7 4 21.1 37 20.9 28 24.3 9 18.0
Inadequate 9 14.5 5 13.2 3 15.8 28 15.8 17 14.8 10 20.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 9.5 1 2.6 2 10.5 16 8.6 4 3.3 7 13.2
Low Birthweight Birth 4 6.3 3 7.7 1 5.3 11 5.9 5 4.2 4 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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 61 100.0 39 100.0 17 100.0 191 100.0 133 100.0 46 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 5 8.2 4 10.3 1 5.9 18 9.4 10 7.5 8 17.4
20-24 13 21.3 4 10.3 8 47.1 41 21.5 21 15.8 19 41.3
25-29 17 27.9 10 25.6 6 35.3 57 29.8 40 30.1 14 30.4
30-34 17 27.9 14 35.9 1 5.9 49 25.7 39 29.3 4 8.7
35-39 6 9.8 4 10.3 1 5.9 18 9.4 16 12.0 1 2.2
40-44 3 4.9 3 7.7 0 0.0 8 4.2 7 5.3 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 1.8 0 0.0 1 6.3 2 1.1 1 0.8 1 2.3
Reported Smoking 12 20.0 9 23.1 3 18.8 24 12.8 17 13.0 7 15.6
Unwed 26 42.6 12 30.8 13 76.5 64 33.5 30 22.6 31 67.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 1 1.7 0 0.0 1 6.3 13 6.9 4 3.1 9 20.0
12 Years 34 56.7 22 56.4 9 56.3 87 46.3 58 44.3 23 51.1
12+ Years 25 41.7 17 43.6 6 37.5 88 46.8 69 52.7 13 28.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 57 93.4 36 92.3 17 100.0 177 92.7 122 91.7 46 100.0
Birthing Center 1 1.6 1 2.6 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.8 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 4.9 2 5.1 0 0.0 13 6.8 10 7.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 45 76.3 31 81.6 12 75.0 146 77.2 101 76.5 36 80.0
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 10 16.9 5 13.2 3 18.8 31 16.4 23 17.4 6 13.3
Repeat C-Section 4 6.8 2 5.3 1 6.3 12 6.3 8 6.1 3 6.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 45 76.3 30 76.9 11 68.8 146 78.9 103 78.6 33 75.0
3rd Trimester 3 5.1 1 2.6 2 12.5 11 5.9 7 5.3 4 9.1
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+ 5 8.6 4 10.5 1 6.3 29 16.5 20 16.0 7 17.1
Adequate 30 51.7 18 47.4 8 50.0 79 44.9 53 42.4 19 46.3
Intermediate 14 24.1 11 28.9 3 18.8 39 22.2 31 24.8 7 17.1
Inadequate 9 15.5 5 13.2 4 25.0 29 16.5 21 16.8 8 19.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 6 9.8 2 5.1 3 17.6 17 8.9 9 6.8 5 10.9
Low Birthweight Birth 4 6.6 1 2.6 2 11.8 8 4.2 3 2.3 3 6.5
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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 63 100.0 42 100.0 17 100.0 194 100.0 136 100.0 46 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 7 11.1 4 9.5 3 17.6 17 8.8 9 6.6 8 17.4
20-24 12 19.0 5 11.9 7 41.2 38 19.6 23 16.9 14 30.4
25-29 16 25.4 12 28.6 4 23.5 67 34.5 50 36.8 14 30.4
30-34 20 31.7 14 33.3 3 17.6 46 23.7 34 25.0 6 13.0
35-39 7 11.1 7 16.7 0 0.0 19 9.8 15 11.0 4 8.7
40-44 1 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 3.6 5 3.7 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 1.7 1 2.5 0 0.0 2 1.1 2 1.6 0 0.0
Reported Smoking 4 6.7 2 5.0 2 11.8 21 11.1 15 11.3 6 13.3
Unwed 19 30.2 9 21.4 9 52.9 55 28.4 27 19.9 25 54.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 5 8.1 2 4.9 3 17.6 19 9.9 9 6.7 9 19.6
12 Years 26 41.9 15 36.6 10 58.8 83 43.5 57 42.5 22 47.8
12+ Years 31 50.0 24 58.5 4 23.5 89 46.6 68 50.7 15 32.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 59 93.7 39 92.9 17 100.0 178 91.8 123 90.4 45 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 6.3 3 7.1 0 0.0 16 8.2 13 9.6 1 2.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 48 76.2 29 69.0 15 88.2 150 78.1 107 79.3 34 75.6
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 10 15.9 9 21.4 1 5.9 32 16.7 21 15.6 8 17.8
Repeat C-Section 5 7.9 4 9.5 1 5.9 10 5.2 7 5.2 3 6.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 47 77.0 32 78.0 12 70.6 156 82.5 109 82.0 38 84.4
3rd Trimester 6 9.8 4 9.8 2 11.8 11 5.8 8 6.0 3 6.7
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+ 10 17.5 6 15.4 4 26.7 40 22.3 29 22.7 8 20.0
Adequate 27 47.4 18 46.2 6 40.0 76 42.5 52 40.6 20 50.0
Intermediate 10 17.5 8 20.5 2 13.3 33 18.4 27 21.1 5 12.5
Inadequate 10 17.5 7 17.9 3 20.0 30 16.8 20 15.6 7 17.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 6.3 1 2.4 2 11.8 18 9.3 12 8.8 4 8.7
Low Birthweight Birth 3 4.8 1 2.4 1 5.9 9 4.6 6 4.4 2 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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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 67 100.0 52 100.0 12 100.0 206 100.0 149 100.0 45 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 6 9.0 2 3.8 4 33.3 15 7.3 6 4.0 9 20.0
20-24 16 23.9 12 23.1 4 33.3 45 21.8 31 20.8 11 24.4
25-29 24 35.8 18 34.6 4 33.3 77 37.4 59 39.6 13 28.9
30-34 12 17.9 11 21.2 0 0.0 43 20.9 34 22.8 6 13.3
35-39 5 7.5 5 9.6 0 0.0 18 8.7 12 8.1 6 13.3
40-44 4 6.0 4 7.7 0 0.0 8 3.9 7 4.7 0 0.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2.1 3 2.2 1 2.4
Reported Smoking 8 11.9 6 11.5 2 16.7 26 12.8 19 12.8 7 16.3
Unwed 19 28.4 9 17.3 9 75.0 57 27.7 29 19.5 25 55.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 7 10.6 2 3.9 5 41.7 18 8.9 8 5.5 8 17.8
12 Years 27 40.9 21 41.2 4 33.3 83 41.1 58 39.7 22 48.9
12+ Years 32 48.5 28 54.9 3 25.0 101 50.0 80 54.8 15 33.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 61 91.0 47 90.4 12 100.0 190 92.2 135 90.6 44 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 9.0 5 9.6 0 0.0 16 7.8 14 9.4 1 2.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 53 79.1 41 78.8 9 75.0 159 77.9 121 81.8 30 68.2
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 0.7 1 2.3
Primary C-Section 11 16.4 9 17.3 2 16.7 35 17.2 21 14.2 10 22.7
Repeat C-Section 3 4.5 2 3.8 1 8.3 8 3.9 5 3.4 3 6.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 54 83.1 41 80.4 10 90.9 163 82.3 120 82.8 35 85.4
3rd Trimester 2 3.1 2 3.9 0 0.0 7 3.5 6 4.1 1 2.4
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 23.0 10 20.8 2 20.0 47 24.7 37 26.2 7 18.9
Adequate 22 36.1 17 35.4 5 50.0 80 42.1 59 41.8 18 48.6
Intermediate 15 24.6 12 25.0 2 20.0 30 15.8 22 15.6 6 16.2
Inadequate 10 16.4 9 18.8 1 10.0 33 17.4 23 16.3 6 16.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 10.4 6 11.5 0 0.0 24 11.8 15 10.1 8 18.2
Low Birthweight Birth 1 1.5 1 1.9 0 0.0 8 3.9 6 4.1 2 4.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 64 100.0 42 100.0 17 100.0 223 100.0 150 100.0 61 100.0
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 6.3 3 7.1 1 5.9 17 7.6 9 6.0 8 13.1
20-24 10 15.6 6 14.3 3 17.6 48 21.5 31 20.7 13 21.3
25-29 27 42.2 20 47.6 6 35.3 80 35.9 57 38.0 20 32.8
30-34 14 21.9 9 21.4 3 17.6 48 21.5 35 23.3 10 16.4
35-39 7 10.9 3 7.1 4 23.5 21 9.4 11 7.3 9 14.8
40-44 2 3.1 1 2.4 0 0.0 8 3.6 6 4.0 1 1.6
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.7 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 1 1.8 1 2.7 0 0.0 7 3.3 5 3.5 2 3.4
Reported Smoking 9 14.5 7 17.1 2 12.5 36 16.4 19 12.8 15 25.4
Unwed 17 26.6 9 21.4 7 41.2 61 27.4 31 20.7 27 44.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 7 11.1 5 11.9 1 5.9 24 11.0 12 8.2 10 16.4
12 Years 30 47.6 21 50.0 8 47.1 90 41.3 56 38.1 32 52.5
12+ Years 26 41.3 16 38.1 8 47.1 104 47.7 79 53.7 19 31.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 58 90.6 37 88.1 16 94.1 210 94.2 138 92.0 60 98.4
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 6 9.4 5 11.9 1 5.9 13 5.8 12 8.0 1 1.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 49 79.0 37 90.2 10 62.5 173 78.3 124 83.2 43 71.7
Vaginal after C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.8 2 1.3 2 3.3
Primary C-Section 11 17.7 3 7.3 5 31.3 32 14.5 17 11.4 9 15.0
Repeat C-Section 2 3.2 1 2.4 1 6.3 12 5.4 6 4.0 6 10.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 55 87.3 36 87.8 16 94.1 176 81.5 125 85.0 44 77.2
3rd Trimester 3 4.8 2 4.9 1 5.9 6 2.8 4 2.7 2 3.5
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+ 16 26.2 13 31.7 2 13.3 53 25.0 39 26.7 12 22.2
Adequate 27 44.3 17 41.5 9 60.0 98 46.2 73 50.0 21 38.9
Intermediate 8 13.1 7 17.1 1 6.7 30 14.2 19 13.0 10 18.5
Inadequate 10 16.4 4 9.8 3 20.0 31 14.6 15 10.3 11 20.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 10.9 5 11.9 2 11.8 21 9.5 10 6.7 11 18.3
Low Birthweight Birth 5 7.8 4 9.5 1 5.9 8 3.6 6 4.0 2 3.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 75 100.0 55 100.0 16 100.0 235 100.0 162 100.0 61 100.0
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 6.7 1 1.8 4 25.0 16 6.8 8 4.9 8 13.1
20-24 19 25.3 13 23.6 4 25.0 51 21.7 33 20.4 15 24.6
25-29 26 34.7 21 38.2 3 18.8 87 37.0 67 41.4 18 29.5
30-34 17 22.7 14 25.5 3 18.8 47 20.0 32 19.8 14 23.0
35-39 6 8.0 4 7.3 2 12.5 25 10.6 16 9.9 5 8.2
40-44 2 2.7 2 3.6 0 0.0 8 3.4 5 3.1 1 1.6
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.6 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 4.2 2 3.8 1 6.7 10 4.5 7 4.6 3 5.0
Reported Smoking 9 12.2 6 10.9 3 20.0 41 17.7 21 13.0 18 30.0
Unwed 21 28.0 11 20.0 9 56.3 61 26.0 31 19.1 26 42.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 4 5.5 1 1.9 2 12.5 26 11.7 11 7.2 13 21.3
12 Years 26 35.6 16 30.2 10 62.5 88 39.5 57 37.3 30 49.2
12+ Years 43 58.9 36 67.9 4 25.0 109 48.9 85 55.6 18 29.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 71 94.7 51 92.7 16 100.0 218 92.8 147 90.7 61 100.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.9 2 1.2 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 4 5.3 4 7.3 0 0.0 15 6.4 13 8.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 57 76.0 43 78.2 11 68.8 191 81.3 135 83.3 49 80.3
Vaginal after C-Section 2 2.7 1 1.8 1 6.3 5 2.1 3 1.9 2 3.3
Primary C-Section 13 17.3 9 16.4 3 18.8 25 10.6 16 9.9 4 6.6
Repeat C-Section 3 4.0 2 3.6 1 6.3 14 6.0 8 4.9 6 9.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 54 77.1 43 81.1 9 69.2 177 79.4 128 82.1 43 75.4
3rd Trimester 2 2.9 2 3.8 0 0.0 6 2.7 4 2.6 2 3.5
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+ 17 25.0 14 26.9 3 25.0 52 23.5 36 23.2 15 26.8
Adequate 31 45.6 25 48.1 4 33.3 105 47.5 85 54.8 17 30.4
Intermediate 7 10.3 3 5.8 3 25.0 32 14.5 16 10.3 12 21.4
Inadequate 13 19.1 10 19.2 2 16.7 32 14.5 18 11.6 12 21.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 10 13.7 4 7.4 6 40.0 16 7.0 5 3.2 11 18.3
Low Birthweight Birth 2 2.7 1 1.9 1 6.3 4 1.7 3 1.9 1 1.6
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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 84 100.0 53 100.0 28 100.0 258 100.0 181 100.0 65 100.0
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 9.5 5 9.4 3 10.7 21 8.1 12 6.6 9 13.8
20-24 19 22.6 12 22.6 6 21.4 51 19.8 34 18.8 16 24.6
25-29 27 32.1 16 30.2 11 39.3 99 38.4 75 41.4 21 32.3
30-34 17 20.2 12 22.6 4 14.3 48 18.6 33 18.2 13 20.0
35-39 8 9.5 4 7.5 3 10.7 31 12.0 22 12.2 5 7.7
40-44 4 4.8 3 5.7 1 3.6 7 2.7 4 2.2 1 1.5
45+ 1 1.2 1 1.9 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.6 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 3 3.6 2 3.8 1 3.6 9 3.8 7 4.2 2 3.1
Reported Smoking 18 21.4 6 11.3 10 35.7 44 17.4 25 14.0 17 26.2
Unwed 23 27.4 11 20.8 11 39.3 70 27.3 34 18.9 33 50.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 15.9 6 11.5 7 25.0 31 13.2 15 9.3 15 23.4
12 Years 34 41.5 19 36.5 14 50.0 99 42.1 66 40.7 32 50.0
12+ Years 35 42.7 27 51.9 7 25.0 105 44.7 81 50.0 17 26.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 81 96.4 50 94.3 28 100.0 232 89.9 160 88.4 63 96.9
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.2 3 1.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 1.5
Outside Alaska 3 3.6 3 5.7 0 0.0 22 8.5 18 9.9 1 1.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 67 79.8 44 83.0 22 78.6 209 81.6 149 82.8 54 83.1
Vaginal after C-Section 2 2.4 1 1.9 1 3.6 5 2.0 4 2.2 1 1.5
Primary C-Section 8 9.5 5 9.4 1 3.6 26 10.2 17 9.4 4 6.2
Repeat C-Section 7 8.3 3 5.7 4 14.3 16 6.3 10 5.6 6 9.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 67 80.7 46 86.8 19 70.4 205 82.7 149 85.1 49 77.8
3rd Trimester 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 3.7 8 3.2 3 1.7 5 7.9
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+ 20 24.1 12 22.6 7 25.9 52 21.0 35 20.0 15 23.8
Adequate 40 48.2 31 58.5 8 29.6 116 46.8 94 53.7 20 31.7
Intermediate 15 18.1 9 17.0 6 22.2 46 18.5 29 16.6 12 19.0
Inadequate 8 9.6 1 1.9 6 22.2 34 13.7 17 9.7 16 25.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 4.8 1 1.9 3 10.7 13 5.2 5 2.8 8 12.3
Low Birthweight Birth 1 1.2 1 1.9 0 0.0 3 1.2 3 1.7 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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 76 100.0 54 100.0 17 100.0 275 100.0 201 100.0 60 100.0
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 3.9 2 3.7 1 5.9 21 7.6 12 6.0 9 15.0
20-24 13 17.1 8 14.8 5 29.4 54 19.6 36 17.9 17 28.3
25-29 34 44.7 30 55.6 4 23.5 102 37.1 82 40.8 16 26.7
30-34 13 17.1 6 11.1 7 41.2 55 20.0 39 19.4 13 21.7
35-39 11 14.5 8 14.8 0 0.0 37 13.5 28 13.9 5 8.3
40-44 2 2.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 2.2 4 2.0 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 4 6.0 3 6.4 1 5.9 15 6.1 12 6.8 3 5.2
Reported Smoking 14 19.2 9 17.0 5 29.4 43 15.9 31 15.6 12 20.0
Unwed 17 22.4 9 16.7 6 35.3 81 29.7 44 22.0 34 56.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 13.2 4 8.3 4 23.5 33 13.5 19 10.9 13 22.4
12 Years 28 41.2 22 45.8 6 35.3 103 42.2 70 40.2 30 51.7
12+ Years 31 45.6 22 45.8 7 41.2 108 44.3 85 48.9 15 25.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 66 86.8 46 85.2 17 100.0 237 86.2 169 84.1 57 95.0
Birthing Center 2 2.6 2 3.7 0 0.0 3 1.1 3 1.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.1 3 1.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 0.5 1 1.7
Outside Alaska 8 10.5 6 11.1 0 0.0 30 10.9 25 12.4 2 3.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 67 88.2 48 88.9 16 94.1 224 82.1 164 82.0 51 85.0
Vaginal after C-Section 1 1.3 1 1.9 0 0.0 6 2.2 4 2.0 2 3.3
Primary C-Section 4 5.3 2 3.7 0 0.0 30 11.0 21 10.5 5 8.3
Repeat C-Section 4 5.3 3 5.6 1 5.9 13 4.8 11 5.5 2 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 56 80.0 39 78.0 15 88.2 218 83.5 161 83.9 50 86.2
3rd Trimester 3 4.3 2 4.0 1 5.9 7 2.7 3 1.6 4 6.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 15 21.4 10 20.0 5 29.4 43 16.5 33 17.2 9 15.5
Adequate 34 48.6 29 58.0 5 29.4 119 45.6 96 50.0 21 36.2
Intermediate 10 14.3 4 8.0 3 17.6 53 20.3 35 18.2 12 20.7
Inadequate 11 15.7 7 14.0 4 23.5 46 17.6 28 14.6 16 27.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 2 2.9 0 0.0 2 11.8 11 4.1 6 3.0 5 8.5
Low Birthweight Birth 1 1.3 1 1.9 0 0.0 6 2.2 6 3.0 0 0.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 98 100.0 74 100.0 20 100.0 281 100.0 205 100.0 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 10 10.2 5 6.8 5 25.0 23 8.2 13 6.3 10 15.2
20-24 19 19.4 14 18.9 5 25.0 57 20.3 35 17.1 21 31.8
25-29 38 38.8 29 39.2 6 30.0 90 32.0 68 33.2 18 27.3
30-34 18 18.4 15 20.3 2 10.0 61 21.7 48 23.4 10 15.2
35-39 12 12.2 10 13.5 2 10.0 42 14.9 34 16.6 6 9.1
40-44 1 1.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 7 2.5 6 2.9 1 1.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 2 2.3 2 3.0 0 0.0 15 6.0 11 6.2 4 6.3
Reported Smoking 12 12.5 10 13.7 2 10.0 52 18.6 32 15.7 20 30.3
Unwed 30 31.3 14 19.2 16 80.0 88 31.5 46 22.5 41 62.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 9 10.6 5 8.1 4 21.1 34 13.8 20 11.6 13 20.6
12 Years 37 43.5 25 40.3 12 63.2 102 41.5 63 36.4 36 57.1
12+ Years 39 45.9 32 51.6 3 15.8 110 44.7 90 52.0 14 22.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 85 86.7 64 86.5 18 90.0 237 84.3 167 81.5 61 92.4
Birthing Center 1 1.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 2 0.7 2 1.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 2.1 5 2.4 1 1.5
Other Facility 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 5.0 3 1.1 1 0.5 2 3.0
Outside Alaska 11 11.2 9 12.2 1 5.0 33 11.7 30 14.6 2 3.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 75 78.1 57 78.1 16 80.0 227 81.4 164 80.4 56 84.8
Vaginal after C-Section 2 2.1 2 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.2 4 2.0 2 3.0
Primary C-Section 14 14.6 10 13.7 3 15.0 33 11.8 24 11.8 7 10.6
Repeat C-Section 5 5.2 4 5.5 1 5.0 13 4.7 12 5.9 1 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 82 86.3 64 88.9 15 78.9 232 85.6 173 86.9 53 84.1
3rd Trimester 4 4.2 1 1.4 3 15.8 6 2.2 2 1.0 4 6.3
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 0.5 1 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 17 17.9 13 18.1 3 15.8 48 17.7 35 17.7 12 18.8
Adequate 42 44.2 34 47.2 7 36.8 119 43.9 96 48.5 21 32.8
Intermediate 21 22.1 16 22.2 3 15.8 59 21.8 43 21.7 13 20.3
Inadequate 15 15.8 9 12.5 6 31.6 45 16.6 24 12.1 18 28.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 7.1 4 5.4 3 15.0 17 6.1 9 4.4 8 12.3
Low Birthweight Birth 1 1.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 9 3.2 7 3.4 2 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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Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 101 100.0 73 100.0 23 100.0 270 100.0 195 100.0 68 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 8 7.9 5 6.8 3 13.0 25 9.3 14 7.2 11 16.2
20-24 22 21.8 14 19.2 7 30.4 57 21.1 35 17.9 21 30.9
25-29 30 29.7 23 31.5 6 26.1 82 30.4 62 31.8 19 27.9
30-34 24 23.8 18 24.7 4 17.4 60 22.2 45 23.1 12 17.6
35-39 14 13.9 10 13.7 3 13.0 39 14.4 33 16.9 4 5.9
40-44 3 3.0 3 4.1 0 0.0 6 2.2 5 2.6 1 1.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 9 9.9 7 10.9 2 9.1 17 7.0 12 7.1 5 7.5
Reported Smoking 17 16.8 12 16.4 5 21.7 58 21.6 32 16.6 26 38.2
Unwed 34 33.7 21 28.8 12 52.2 84 31.1 50 25.6 33 48.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 15 16.5 10 15.6 5 22.7 39 16.0 21 12.2 17 26.2
12 Years 38 41.8 23 35.9 12 54.5 103 42.2 66 38.4 33 50.8
12+ Years 38 41.8 31 48.4 5 22.7 102 41.8 85 49.4 15 23.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 86 85.1 59 80.8 22 95.7 232 85.9 160 82.1 65 95.6
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 3.0 3 4.1 0 0.0 7 2.6 6 3.1 1 1.5
Other Facility 1 1.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 0.5 1 1.5
Outside Alaska 11 10.9 10 13.7 1 4.3 28 10.4 27 13.8 1 1.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 82 81.2 59 80.8 19 82.6 226 84.0 161 83.0 59 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 3 3.0 1 1.4 2 8.7 7 2.6 5 2.6 2 2.9
Primary C-Section 12 11.9 9 12.3 2 8.7 26 9.7 19 9.8 6 8.8
Repeat C-Section 4 4.0 4 5.5 0 0.0 10 3.7 9 4.6 1 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 80 83.3 58 82.9 20 90.9 217 82.8 155 81.6 58 87.9
3rd Trimester 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 2.7 5 2.6 2 3.0
No Prenatal Care 1 1.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 2 0.8 1 0.5 1 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 11 11.5 10 14.3 1 4.5 37 14.1 26 13.8 11 16.4
Adequate 43 44.8 33 47.1 9 40.9 117 44.7 94 49.7 22 32.8
Intermediate 22 22.9 15 21.4 6 27.3 60 22.9 40 21.2 18 26.9
Inadequate 20 20.8 12 17.1 6 27.3 48 18.3 29 15.3 16 23.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 2 2.0 2 2.7 0 0.0 14 5.2 7 3.6 7 10.4
Low Birthweight Birth 4 4.0 4 5.5 0 0.0 9 3.3 6 3.1 3 4.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 82 100.0 58 100.0 23 100.0 267 100.0 200 100.0 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 5 6.1 3 5.2 2 8.7 27 10.1 14 7.0 12 19.4
20-24 16 19.5 7 12.1 9 39.1 63 23.6 41 20.5 21 33.9
25-29 22 26.8 16 27.6 6 26.1 72 27.0 57 28.5 15 24.2
30-34 19 23.2 15 25.9 4 17.4 60 22.5 47 23.5 12 19.4
35-39 16 19.5 14 24.1 1 4.3 37 13.9 35 17.5 1 1.6
40-44 3 3.7 2 3.4 1 4.3 7 2.6 5 2.5 1 1.6
45+ 1 1.2 1 1.7 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 4 5.6 2 4.2 2 8.7 14 5.8 7 4.0 7 11.5
Reported Smoking 23 28.0 10 17.2 13 56.5 58 22.1 33 16.8 25 40.3
Unwed 24 29.3 11 19.0 13 56.5 85 31.8 53 26.5 31 50.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 10 14.3 5 10.6 4 18.2 37 15.2 18 10.0 16 27.1
12 Years 27 38.6 15 31.9 12 54.5 101 41.4 71 39.4 28 47.5
12+ Years 33 47.1 27 57.4 6 27.3 106 43.4 91 50.6 15 25.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 66 80.5 44 75.9 21 91.3 234 87.6 171 85.5 58 93.5
Birthing Center 1 1.2 1 1.7 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 3.7 2 3.4 1 4.3 6 2.2 5 2.5 1 1.6
Other Facility 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 4.3 2 0.7 0 0.0 2 3.2
Outside Alaska 11 13.4 11 19.0 0 0.0 24 9.0 23 11.5 1 1.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 70 85.4 48 82.8 21 91.3 231 86.8 169 84.9 57 91.9
Vaginal after C-Section 1 1.2 1 1.7 0 0.0 5 1.9 5 2.5 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 7 8.5 5 8.6 2 8.7 21 7.9 17 8.5 4 6.5
Repeat C-Section 4 4.9 4 6.9 0 0.0 9 3.4 8 4.0 1 1.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 70 87.5 51 89.5 18 81.8 208 79.1 154 77.8 50 83.3
3rd Trimester 2 2.5 1 1.8 1 4.5 14 5.3 11 5.6 3 5.0
No Prenatal Care 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 4.3 2 0.8 0 0.0 2 3.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 20 25.0 12 21.4 8 34.8 38 14.4 26 13.2 12 19.4
Adequate 34 42.5 29 51.8 5 21.7 111 42.0 93 47.2 18 29.0
Intermediate 16 20.0 12 21.4 4 17.4 63 23.9 44 22.3 16 25.8
Inadequate 10 12.5 3 5.4 6 26.1 52 19.7 34 17.3 16 25.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 8 9.9 3 5.3 5 21.7 19 7.2 10 5.1 9 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 4 4.9 2 3.4 2 8.7 10 3.7 4 2.0 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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 87 100.0 64 100.0 22 100.0 279 100.0 221 100.0 52 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 12 13.8 6 9.4 6 27.3 29 10.4 15 6.8 13 25.0
20-24 19 21.8 14 21.9 5 22.7 72 25.8 54 24.4 16 30.8
25-29 30 34.5 23 35.9 7 31.8 73 26.2 60 27.1 13 25.0
30-34 17 19.5 12 18.8 4 18.2 69 24.7 58 26.2 10 19.2
35-39 9 10.3 9 14.1 0 0.0 30 10.8 29 13.1 0 0.0
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 2.2 5 2.3 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 4 4.9 3 5.2 1 4.5 15 5.8 8 4.0 7 13.7
Reported Smoking 18 21.2 10 16.1 8 36.4 57 20.7 40 18.3 16 30.8
Unwed 26 29.9 18 28.1 8 36.4 94 33.8 65 29.5 27 51.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 14 16.9 6 9.8 8 38.1 42 16.1 25 12.1 15 30.6
12 Years 38 45.8 28 45.9 9 42.9 112 42.9 87 42.2 22 44.9
12+ Years 31 37.3 27 44.3 4 19.0 107 41.0 94 45.6 12 24.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 80 92.0 57 89.1 22 100.0 250 89.6 194 87.8 50 96.2
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 1.1 1 1.6 0 0.0 6 2.2 6 2.7 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 0.5 1 1.9
Outside Alaska 6 6.9 6 9.4 0 0.0 21 7.5 20 9.0 1 1.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 74 86.0 54 85.7 19 86.4 229 83.6 177 81.9 46 88.5
Vaginal after C-Section 3 3.5 3 4.8 0 0.0 6 2.2 6 2.8 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 7 8.1 5 7.9 2 9.1 24 8.8 21 9.7 3 5.8
Repeat C-Section 2 2.3 1 1.6 1 4.5 15 5.5 12 5.6 3 5.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 67 77.9 46 73.0 20 90.9 214 77.5 167 76.3 42 82.4
3rd Trimester 5 5.8 4 6.3 1 4.5 16 5.8 14 6.4 2 3.9
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 2.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 6 7.0 4 6.3 2 9.1 39 14.2 30 13.8 8 15.7
Adequate 40 46.5 32 50.8 8 36.4 110 40.1 91 41.9 18 35.3
Intermediate 22 25.6 13 20.6 8 36.4 73 26.6 55 25.3 15 29.4
Inadequate 18 20.9 14 22.2 4 18.2 52 19.0 41 18.9 10 19.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 4 4.7 2 3.2 2 9.1 18 6.5 10 4.5 6 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 1 1.1 0 0.0 1 4.5 8 2.9 4 1.8 3 5.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 98 100.0 78 100.0 17 100.0 307 100.0 231 100.0 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 10 10.2 5 6.4 4 23.5 33 10.7 19 8.2 13 18.6
20-24 28 28.6 20 25.6 7 41.2 85 27.7 58 25.1 25 35.7
25-29 20 20.4 18 23.1 2 11.8 70 22.8 55 23.8 15 21.4
30-34 24 24.5 20 25.6 4 23.5 78 25.4 63 27.3 14 20.0
35-39 12 12.2 12 15.4 0 0.0 31 10.1 28 12.1 2 2.9
40-44 4 4.1 3 3.8 0 0.0 10 3.3 8 3.5 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 6 6.7 2 2.8 4 25.0 20 7.0 8 3.8 12 17.6
Reported Smoking 17 17.7 13 16.9 4 23.5 66 21.9 43 18.9 22 31.9
Unwed 35 35.7 24 30.8 10 58.8 102 33.3 64 27.8 36 51.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 13 14.3 7 9.7 4 25.0 58 20.1 36 16.7 19 28.4
12 Years 36 39.6 28 38.9 7 43.8 118 41.0 83 38.6 33 49.3
12+ Years 42 46.2 37 51.4 5 31.3 112 38.9 96 44.7 15 22.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 88 89.8 70 89.7 15 88.2 274 89.3 202 87.4 66 94.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 2.0 2 2.6 0 0.0 8 2.6 6 2.6 2 2.9
Other Facility 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 5.9 2 0.7 1 0.4 1 1.4
Outside Alaska 7 7.1 6 7.7 1 5.9 23 7.5 22 9.5 1 1.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 87 88.8 67 85.9 17 100.0 249 82.5 182 80.5 62 88.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 1.0 1 1.3 0 0.0 4 1.3 4 1.8 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 7 7.1 7 9.0 0 0.0 29 9.6 24 10.6 4 5.7
Repeat C-Section 3 3.1 3 3.8 0 0.0 20 6.6 16 7.1 4 5.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 71 73.2 57 73.1 12 75.0 237 78.5 177 77.6 55 80.9
3rd Trimester 7 7.2 6 7.7 1 6.3 14 4.6 12 5.3 2 2.9
No Prenatal Care 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 5.9 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 12 12.2 10 12.8 2 11.8 51 17.3 41 18.2 9 14.1
Adequate 37 37.8 32 41.0 5 29.4 110 37.3 90 40.0 19 29.7
Intermediate 25 25.5 19 24.4 4 23.5 78 26.4 55 24.4 20 31.3
Inadequate 24 24.5 17 21.8 6 35.3 56 19.0 39 17.3 16 25.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 7.2 5 6.4 2 12.5 23 7.5 16 6.9 5 7.2
Low Birthweight Birth 5 5.1 2 2.6 2 11.8 10 3.3 7 3.0 2 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 Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 94 100.0 79 100.0 13 100.0 316 100.0 230 100.0 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 7 7.4 4 5.1 3 23.1 31 9.8 18 7.8 13 16.7
20-24 25 26.6 20 25.3 4 30.8 82 25.9 56 24.3 23 29.5
25-29 23 24.5 19 24.1 4 30.8 85 26.9 59 25.7 25 32.1
30-34 28 29.8 26 32.9 2 15.4 77 24.4 63 27.4 13 16.7
35-39 9 9.6 8 10.1 0 0.0 31 9.8 26 11.3 3 3.8
40-44 2 2.1 2 2.5 0 0.0 10 3.2 8 3.5 1 1.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 5 5.7 3 4.1 2 15.4 21 7.0 9 4.1 11 14.3
Reported Smoking 22 23.4 17 21.5 4 30.8 78 25.1 49 21.7 27 35.1
Unwed 33 35.5 23 29.5 9 69.2 95 30.3 59 25.9 33 42.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 15 17.2 12 16.4 3 25.0 60 19.9 39 17.9 20 26.7
12 Years 38 43.7 31 42.5 6 50.0 138 45.8 94 43.1 41 54.7
12+ Years 34 39.1 30 41.1 3 25.0 103 34.2 85 39.0 14 18.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 82 87.2 67 84.8 13 100.0 289 91.5 205 89.1 76 97.4
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 3.2 3 3.8 0 0.0 7 2.2 5 2.2 2 2.6
Other Facility 1 1.1 1 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 8 8.5 8 10.1 0 0.0 19 6.0 19 8.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 68 75.6 56 74.7 10 76.9 253 82.7 180 81.8 67 85.9
Vaginal after C-Section 2 2.2 2 2.7 0 0.0 3 1.0 3 1.4 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 10 11.1 9 12.0 1 7.7 31 10.1 23 10.5 6 7.7
Repeat C-Section 10 11.1 8 10.7 2 15.4 19 6.2 14 6.4 5 6.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 76 81.7 64 82.1 10 76.9 252 81.0 182 80.2 65 85.5
3rd Trimester 4 4.3 4 5.1 0 0.0 11 3.5 8 3.5 2 2.6
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+ 21 23.3 16 21.1 4 33.3 47 15.6 38 17.0 8 11.3
Adequate 33 36.7 27 35.5 5 41.7 123 40.7 95 42.6 24 33.8
Intermediate 26 28.9 23 30.3 3 25.0 76 25.2 52 23.3 23 32.4
Inadequate 10 11.1 10 13.2 0 0.0 56 18.5 38 17.0 16 22.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 7 7.4 3 3.8 2 15.4 24 7.6 17 7.4 4 5.1
Low Birthweight Birth 2 2.1 2 2.5 0 0.0 9 2.8 9 3.9 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Wrangell-Petersburg1

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 115 100.0 74 100.0 40 100.0 343 100.0 233 100.0 98 100.0
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 16 13.9 10 13.5 6 15.0 29 8.5 17 7.3 11 11.2
20-24 32 27.8 18 24.3 14 35.0 87 25.4 58 24.9 27 27.6
25-29 27 23.5 18 24.3 9 22.5 104 30.3 67 28.8 32 32.7
30-34 26 22.6 17 23.0 8 20.0 83 24.2 60 25.8 22 22.4
35-39 10 8.7 8 10.8 2 5.0 31 9.0 24 10.3 5 5.1
40-44 4 3.5 3 4.1 1 2.5 9 2.6 7 3.0 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 9 8.3 3 4.3 6 15.4 24 7.4 9 4.1 14 14.4
Reported Smoking 27 24.1 13 18.1 14 35.9 83 25.1 46 20.6 36 37.1
Unwed 34 29.6 17 23.0 17 42.5 96 28.2 53 22.9 39 39.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 30 27.3 17 24.3 12 30.8 65 20.1 36 16.7 27 28.1
12 Years 44 40.0 24 34.3 20 51.3 149 46.1 94 43.5 52 54.2
12+ Years 36 32.7 29 41.4 7 17.9 109 33.7 86 39.8 17 17.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 104 90.4 65 87.8 38 95.0 309 90.1 202 86.7 96 98.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 2.6 1 1.4 2 5.0 5 1.5 3 1.3 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 8 7.0 8 10.8 0 0.0 29 8.5 28 12.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 94 82.5 59 80.8 35 87.5 272 82.4 178 80.5 84 86.6
Vaginal after C-Section 1 0.9 1 1.4 0 0.0 4 1.2 4 1.8 0 0.0
Primary C-Section 12 10.5 8 11.0 3 7.5 35 10.6 27 12.2 6 6.2
Repeat C-Section 7 6.1 5 6.8 2 5.0 19 5.8 12 5.4 7 7.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 90 80.4 56 77.8 33 84.6 272 80.2 184 79.7 79 82.3
3rd Trimester 3 2.7 2 2.8 1 2.6 13 3.8 7 3.0 5 5.2
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+ 18 16.8 15 21.1 3 8.6 53 16.0 43 18.9 9 9.8
Adequate 40 37.4 31 43.7 9 25.7 132 39.9 100 44.1 25 27.2
Intermediate 27 25.2 13 18.3 13 37.1 71 21.5 41 18.1 28 30.4
Inadequate 22 20.6 12 16.9 10 28.6 75 22.7 43 18.9 30 32.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 9 7.8 8 10.8 1 2.5 33 9.6 23 9.9 9 9.2
Low Birthweight Birth 3 2.6 3 4.1 0 0.0 13 3.8 12 5.2 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15