Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,727 100.0 2,930 100.0 721 100.0 13,842 100.0 8,670 100.0 2,140 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1 8 0.1 2 0.0 4 0.2
15-19 396 8.4 171 5.8 90 12.5 1,220 8.8 547 6.3 306 14.3
20-24 1,296 27.4 706 24.1 252 35.0 3,833 27.7 2,189 25.3 728 34.0
25-29 1,393 29.5 922 31.5 189 26.2 4,060 29.3 2,704 31.2 568 26.5
30-34 1,018 21.5 715 24.4 118 16.4 2,857 20.7 1,952 22.5 350 16.4
35-39 496 10.5 328 11.2 58 8.0 1,484 10.7 1,007 11.6 157 7.3
40-44 113 2.4 80 2.7 13 1.8 345 2.5 244 2.8 26 1.2
45+ 9 0.2 7 0.2 0 0.0 27 0.2 21 0.2 1 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 183 3.9 102 3.5 57 7.9 438 3.2 237 2.8 161 7.6
Reported Smoking 511 11.0 243 8.4 192 26.7 1,543 11.3 725 8.4 600 28.1
Unwed 1,675 35.5 750 25.6 449 62.3 4,873 35.3 2,175 25.1 1,398 65.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 504 11.1 199 6.9 169 23.5 1,662 12.3 706 8.3 551 25.9
12 Years 1,545 34.0 812 28.3 346 48.2 5,220 38.7 2,960 34.6 1,008 47.3
12+ Years 2,493 54.9 1,857 64.7 203 28.3 6,599 49.0 4,885 57.1 572 26.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,500 95.2 2,736 93.4 714 99.0 13,267 95.8 8,176 94.3 2,116 98.9
Birthing Center 100 2.1 95 3.2 3 0.4 259 1.9 243 2.8 7 0.3
Home Birth 63 1.3 53 1.8 2 0.3 173 1.2 151 1.7 7 0.3
Other Facility 36 0.8 27 0.9 1 0.1 63 0.5 45 0.5 3 0.1
Outside Alaska 28 0.6 19 0.6 1 0.1 80 0.6 55 0.6 7 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,187 70.8 1,872 68.1 584 81.3 9,578 71.7 5,747 69.3 1,763 82.7
Vaginal after C-Section 58 1.3 28 1.0 19 2.6 177 1.3 92 1.1 53 2.5
Primary C-Section 996 22.1 690 25.1 76 10.6 2,796 20.9 1,930 23.3 218 10.2
Repeat C-Section 259 5.8 158 5.7 39 5.4 810 6.1 529 6.4 97 4.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,362 84.6 2,155 89.3 569 82.0 10,538 83.5 7,008 88.3 1,601 77.4
3rd Trimester 88 2.2 33 1.4 13 1.9 457 3.6 212 2.7 72 3.5
No Prenatal Care 39 1.2 16 0.9 7 1.0 92 0.8 33 0.5 23 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 833 25.9 549 29.3 112 16.7 2,866 25.7 1,965 28.5 323 15.9
Adequate 1,423 44.3 884 47.2 296 44.0 4,480 40.2 2,924 42.4 786 38.8
Intermediate 573 17.8 297 15.9 156 23.2 2,299 20.6 1,371 19.9 516 25.5
Inadequate 385 12.0 141 7.5 108 16.1 1,500 13.5 642 9.3 401 19.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 529 11.3 282 9.7 89 12.3 1,482 10.8 830 9.6 246 11.5
Low Birthweight Birth 302 6.4 161 5.5 48 6.7 867 6.3 498 5.8 129 6.0
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,645 100.0 2,943 100.0 721 100.0 13,734 100.0 8,653 100.0 2,117 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 9 0.1 4 0.0 3 0.1
15-19 399 8.6 189 6.4 107 14.8 1,269 9.2 595 6.9 318 15.0
20-24 1,259 27.1 730 24.8 238 33.0 3,862 28.1 2,290 26.5 714 33.7
25-29 1,375 29.6 929 31.6 189 26.2 3,967 28.9 2,611 30.2 580 27.4
30-34 957 20.6 641 21.8 125 17.3 2,737 19.9 1,842 21.3 331 15.6
35-39 506 10.9 348 11.8 55 7.6 1,507 11.0 1,038 12.0 151 7.1
40-44 132 2.8 94 3.2 5 0.7 349 2.5 249 2.9 18 0.9
45+ 10 0.2 8 0.3 1 0.1 29 0.2 21 0.2 2 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 146 3.2 64 2.2 76 10.6 370 2.7 210 2.5 128 6.1
Reported Smoking 533 11.6 236 8.1 223 31.0 1,587 11.6 769 8.9 602 28.5
Unwed 1,623 35.0 735 25.0 474 65.7 4,771 34.8 2,127 24.6 1,412 66.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 593 13.1 259 8.9 193 27.0 1,775 13.1 779 9.1 577 27.3
12 Years 2,019 44.5 1,231 42.3 337 47.1 5,395 40.0 3,130 36.5 981 46.5
12+ Years 1,930 42.5 1,418 48.8 186 26.0 6,334 46.9 4,662 54.4 552 26.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,457 96.0 2,781 94.5 712 98.8 13,212 96.2 8,199 94.8 2,098 99.1
Birthing Center 86 1.9 81 2.8 1 0.1 238 1.7 218 2.5 4 0.2
Home Birth 52 1.1 47 1.6 2 0.3 188 1.4 168 1.9 7 0.3
Other Facility 23 0.5 15 0.5 2 0.3 30 0.2 21 0.2 2 0.1
Outside Alaska 27 0.6 19 0.6 4 0.6 66 0.5 47 0.5 6 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,243 71.9 2,004 70.6 590 82.3 9,694 72.4 5,881 70.0 1,767 83.7
Vaginal after C-Section 58 1.3 30 1.1 17 2.4 161 1.2 86 1.0 49 2.3
Primary C-Section 931 20.7 626 22.0 79 11.0 2,720 20.3 1,873 22.3 208 9.9
Repeat C-Section 276 6.1 180 6.3 31 4.3 820 6.1 557 6.6 86 4.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,556 82.1 2,445 87.5 497 71.5 10,905 83.1 7,296 87.2 1,572 76.4
3rd Trimester 194 4.5 90 3.2 35 5.0 558 4.3 279 3.3 81 3.9
No Prenatal Care 31 0.8 10 0.4 7 1.0 74 0.6 21 0.3 27 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 982 25.1 686 27.5 115 17.0 3,061 25.5 2,124 27.9 312 15.3
Adequate 1,472 37.7 994 39.8 235 34.8 4,655 38.7 3,087 40.5 743 36.5
Intermediate 853 21.8 551 22.1 168 24.9 2,642 22.0 1,645 21.6 538 26.5
Inadequate 599 15.3 267 10.7 158 23.4 1,669 13.9 766 10.0 441 21.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 492 10.7 281 9.6 86 11.9 1,483 10.8 879 10.2 227 10.7
Low Birthweight Birth 320 6.9 185 6.3 50 6.9 846 6.2 504 5.8 115 5.4
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,470 100.0 2,797 100.0 698 100.0 13,319 100.0 8,411 100.0 2,044 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.1 1 0.0 2 0.3 10 0.1 5 0.1 3 0.1
15-19 425 9.5 187 6.7 109 15.6 1,271 9.5 602 7.2 306 15.0
20-24 1,278 28.6 753 26.9 238 34.1 3,806 28.6 2,272 27.0 712 34.8
25-29 1,292 28.9 853 30.5 190 27.2 3,722 27.9 2,420 28.8 556 27.2
30-34 882 19.7 596 21.3 107 15.3 2,691 20.2 1,853 22.0 292 14.3
35-39 482 10.8 331 11.8 44 6.3 1,451 10.9 1,009 12.0 141 6.9
40-44 100 2.2 70 2.5 8 1.1 340 2.6 231 2.7 32 1.6
45+ 8 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0 26 0.2 18 0.2 2 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 109 2.5 71 2.6 28 4.0 323 2.4 216 2.6 73 3.6
Reported Smoking 499 11.2 246 8.8 185 26.6 1,581 11.9 786 9.4 563 27.6
Unwed 1,575 35.3 690 24.7 475 68.1 4,619 34.7 2,045 24.3 1,352 66.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 565 12.8 248 8.9 189 27.1 1,786 13.6 788 9.5 581 28.5
12 Years 1,656 37.7 917 33.0 325 46.6 4,878 37.2 2,756 33.1 927 45.5
12+ Years 2,176 49.5 1,610 58.0 183 26.3 6,462 49.2 4,789 57.5 528 25.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,310 96.4 2,659 95.1 690 98.9 12,813 96.2 7,971 94.8 2,027 99.2
Birthing Center 73 1.6 67 2.4 3 0.4 241 1.8 217 2.6 6 0.3
Home Birth 58 1.3 51 1.8 3 0.4 196 1.5 171 2.0 8 0.4
Other Facility 4 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0 17 0.1 14 0.2 1 0.0
Outside Alaska 25 0.6 17 0.6 2 0.3 52 0.4 38 0.5 2 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,148 72.3 1,871 69.0 589 84.6 9,530 73.0 5,785 70.5 1,736 85.1
Vaginal after C-Section 61 1.4 34 1.3 17 2.4 172 1.3 92 1.1 52 2.6
Primary C-Section 869 20.0 614 22.7 63 9.1 2,517 19.3 1,749 21.3 178 8.7
Repeat C-Section 275 6.3 191 7.0 27 3.9 830 6.4 576 7.0 73 3.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,620 83.9 2,408 88.1 535 78.8 10,777 83.6 7,168 87.2 1,583 79.2
3rd Trimester 175 4.1 89 3.3 24 3.5 563 4.4 294 3.6 70 3.5
No Prenatal Care 22 0.5 7 0.3 9 1.3 60 0.5 13 0.2 29 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,051 26.1 730 28.8 96 14.2 3,067 25.8 2,132 28.2 303 15.2
Adequate 1,585 39.4 1,046 41.3 255 37.6 4,744 39.9 3,149 41.7 744 37.4
Intermediate 873 21.7 523 20.6 192 28.3 2,514 21.1 1,537 20.3 538 27.1
Inadequate 516 12.8 234 9.2 135 19.9 1,574 13.2 739 9.8 403 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 461 10.3 267 9.6 71 10.2 1,474 11.1 876 10.4 208 10.2
Low Birthweight Birth 245 5.5 152 5.5 31 4.4 817 6.2 477 5.7 111 5.4
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,619 100.0 2,913 100.0 698 100.0 13,232 100.0 8,538 100.0 1,970 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 4 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0 11 0.1 5 0.1 3 0.2
15-19 445 9.6 219 7.5 102 14.6 1,238 9.4 611 7.2 295 15.0
20-24 1,325 28.7 807 27.7 238 34.1 3,744 28.3 2,275 26.7 678 34.4
25-29 1,300 28.1 829 28.5 201 28.8 3,613 27.3 2,370 27.8 536 27.2
30-34 898 19.4 605 20.8 99 14.2 2,768 20.9 1,973 23.1 284 14.4
35-39 519 11.2 359 12.3 52 7.4 1,467 11.1 1,044 12.2 131 6.6
40-44 117 2.5 85 2.9 5 0.7 360 2.7 240 2.8 41 2.1
45+ 11 0.2 7 0.2 1 0.1 26 0.2 17 0.2 2 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 115 2.5 75 2.6 24 3.4 286 2.2 194 2.3 62 3.2
Reported Smoking 555 12.1 287 9.9 194 27.9 1,593 12.1 817 9.6 543 27.7
Unwed 1,573 34.1 702 24.1 463 66.3 4,469 33.8 2,054 24.1 1,267 64.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 617 13.5 272 9.4 195 28.0 1,737 13.7 766 9.4 568 29.1
12 Years 1,720 37.7 982 34.0 319 45.8 4,759 37.5 2,743 33.6 875 44.8
12+ Years 2,228 48.8 1,634 56.6 183 26.3 6,180 48.8 4,658 57.0 512 26.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,445 96.2 2,759 94.7 696 99.7 12,717 96.1 8,084 94.7 1,953 99.1
Birthing Center 79 1.7 70 2.4 0 0.0 247 1.9 224 2.6 5 0.3
Home Birth 78 1.7 70 2.4 2 0.3 209 1.6 184 2.2 9 0.5
Other Facility 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0 13 0.1 11 0.1 1 0.1
Outside Alaska 14 0.3 11 0.4 0 0.0 46 0.3 35 0.4 2 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,303 72.8 2,006 70.5 588 84.4 9,702 74.3 6,087 72.5 1,670 84.9
Vaginal after C-Section 42 0.9 22 0.8 15 2.2 162 1.2 82 1.0 50 2.5
Primary C-Section 920 20.3 633 22.2 66 9.5 2,388 18.3 1,674 19.9 178 9.0
Repeat C-Section 269 5.9 186 6.5 28 4.0 809 6.2 558 6.6 69 3.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,729 83.4 2,443 86.0 540 79.1 10,620 84.1 7,166 87.2 1,547 80.3
3rd Trimester 189 4.2 100 3.5 22 3.2 528 4.2 290 3.5 58 3.0
No Prenatal Care 21 0.5 4 0.2 11 1.6 57 0.5 13 0.2 25 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,028 25.1 708 27.3 101 14.9 2,987 26.2 2,140 29.2 261 13.7
Adequate 1,598 39.0 1,047 40.4 253 37.2 4,595 40.3 3,103 42.4 705 37.0
Intermediate 916 22.4 571 22.0 178 26.2 2,324 20.4 1,377 18.8 553 29.0
Inadequate 554 13.5 265 10.2 148 21.8 1,494 13.1 707 9.6 385 20.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 530 11.5 331 11.4 70 10.0 1,469 11.1 909 10.7 189 9.6
Low Birthweight Birth 281 6.1 167 5.7 34 4.9 844 6.4 493 5.8 112 5.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,230 100.0 2,701 100.0 648 100.0 12,897 100.0 8,423 100.0 1,944 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.2 11 0.1 3 0.0 4 0.2
15-19 401 9.5 196 7.3 95 14.7 1,193 9.3 593 7.0 304 15.6
20-24 1,203 28.5 712 26.4 236 36.4 3,679 28.5 2,236 26.6 683 35.1
25-29 1,130 26.7 738 27.3 165 25.5 3,416 26.5 2,274 27.0 502 25.8
30-34 911 21.5 652 24.1 86 13.3 2,791 21.7 2,039 24.2 274 14.1
35-39 450 10.6 319 11.8 45 6.9 1,409 10.9 1,011 12.0 127 6.5
40-44 123 2.9 76 2.8 19 2.9 362 2.8 242 2.9 47 2.4
45+ 7 0.2 5 0.2 1 0.2 29 0.2 22 0.3 3 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 99 2.4 70 2.6 21 3.3 249 2.0 165 2.0 66 3.4
Reported Smoking 527 12.5 253 9.4 184 28.5 1,654 13.0 843 10.1 570 29.5
Unwed 1,471 34.8 653 24.2 414 63.9 4,317 33.5 2,036 24.2 1,218 62.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 604 14.5 268 10.0 197 30.7 1,665 13.6 735 9.2 574 29.9
12 Years 1,502 36.1 857 32.1 283 44.1 4,552 37.1 2,664 33.3 844 44.0
12+ Years 2,058 49.4 1,545 57.9 162 25.2 6,042 49.3 4,607 57.5 502 26.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,058 95.9 2,553 94.5 641 98.9 12,415 96.3 7,997 94.9 1,924 99.0
Birthing Center 89 2.1 80 3.0 3 0.5 232 1.8 215 2.6 6 0.3
Home Birth 60 1.4 50 1.9 3 0.5 189 1.5 164 1.9 9 0.5
Other Facility 10 0.2 8 0.3 1 0.2 10 0.1 8 0.1 1 0.1
Outside Alaska 13 0.3 10 0.4 0 0.0 51 0.4 39 0.5 4 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,079 74.0 1,908 72.1 559 86.5 9,604 75.1 6,116 73.4 1,662 85.7
Vaginal after C-Section 69 1.7 36 1.4 20 3.1 169 1.3 90 1.1 45 2.3
Primary C-Section 728 17.5 502 19.0 49 7.6 2,123 16.6 1,516 18.2 152 7.8
Repeat C-Section 286 6.9 199 7.5 18 2.8 894 7.0 615 7.4 81 4.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,428 83.4 2,317 87.4 508 79.9 10,306 84.7 7,065 88.1 1,537 80.8
3rd Trimester 199 4.8 105 4.0 24 3.8 487 4.0 281 3.5 60 3.2
No Prenatal Care 17 0.4 2 0.1 9 1.4 57 0.5 21 0.3 17 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 988 26.2 694 28.5 106 16.8 2,968 27.6 2,182 31.3 250 13.4
Adequate 1,561 41.3 1,056 43.4 236 37.5 4,554 42.3 3,072 44.0 760 40.7
Intermediate 725 19.2 443 18.2 168 26.7 1,892 17.6 1,081 15.5 518 27.7
Inadequate 504 13.3 240 9.9 120 19.0 1,349 12.5 645 9.2 341 18.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 483 11.4 278 10.3 67 10.4 1,426 11.1 894 10.7 185 9.5
Low Birthweight Birth 291 6.9 158 5.9 46 7.1 836 6.5 498 5.9 123 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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,383 100.0 2,924 100.0 624 100.0 12,811 100.0 8,484 100.0 1,854 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 4 0.1 1 0.0 2 0.3 13 0.1 2 0.0 5 0.3
15-19 392 8.9 196 6.7 98 15.7 1,213 9.5 614 7.2 309 16.7
20-24 1,216 27.8 756 25.9 204 32.7 3,624 28.3 2,256 26.6 632 34.1
25-29 1,183 27.0 803 27.5 170 27.2 3,318 25.9 2,217 26.2 480 25.9
30-34 959 21.9 716 24.5 99 15.9 2,838 22.2 2,100 24.8 263 14.2
35-39 498 11.4 366 12.5 34 5.4 1,403 11.0 1,008 11.9 123 6.6
40-44 120 2.7 79 2.7 17 2.7 363 2.8 259 3.1 39 2.1
45+ 8 0.2 5 0.2 0 0.0 27 0.2 21 0.2 2 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 72 1.7 49 1.7 17 2.7 252 2.0 149 1.8 82 4.5
Reported Smoking 511 11.8 277 9.6 165 26.7 1,705 13.5 887 10.6 592 32.1
Unwed 1,425 32.5 699 23.9 390 62.5 4,212 32.9 2,062 24.3 1,164 62.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 516 13.1 226 8.7 176 28.6 1,614 13.4 731 9.2 554 30.3
12 Years 1,537 38.9 904 34.6 273 44.3 4,695 39.0 2,828 35.4 825 45.1
12+ Years 1,894 48.0 1,479 56.7 167 27.1 5,722 47.6 4,419 55.4 451 24.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,214 96.1 2,772 94.8 616 98.7 12,363 96.5 8,083 95.3 1,835 99.0
Birthing Center 79 1.8 74 2.5 2 0.3 209 1.6 195 2.3 7 0.4
Home Birth 71 1.6 64 2.2 4 0.6 183 1.4 165 1.9 7 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 19 0.4 14 0.5 2 0.3 56 0.4 41 0.5 5 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,320 76.1 2,173 74.7 523 83.8 9,699 76.1 6,289 74.6 1,594 86.1
Vaginal after C-Section 51 1.2 24 0.8 15 2.4 161 1.3 88 1.0 38 2.1
Primary C-Section 740 17.0 539 18.5 63 10.1 1,992 15.6 1,436 17.0 140 7.6
Repeat C-Section 254 5.8 173 5.9 23 3.7 887 7.0 615 7.3 80 4.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,463 85.5 2,406 88.3 499 82.2 10,208 85.2 7,062 88.1 1,460 80.4
3rd Trimester 140 3.5 85 3.1 12 2.0 421 3.5 261 3.3 55 3.0
No Prenatal Care 19 0.5 7 0.3 5 0.8 59 0.6 27 0.4 14 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 971 27.5 738 32.0 54 9.1 2,942 27.9 2,157 31.1 261 14.7
Adequate 1,436 40.7 1,000 43.4 216 36.4 4,562 43.2 3,112 44.9 745 41.8
Intermediate 683 19.4 363 15.8 207 34.8 1,805 17.1 1,050 15.1 454 25.5
Inadequate 436 12.4 202 8.8 117 19.7 1,248 11.8 619 8.9 321 18.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 456 10.5 300 10.3 52 8.3 1,326 10.4 852 10.1 170 9.2
Low Birthweight Birth 272 6.2 168 5.8 32 5.1 806 6.3 481 5.7 113 6.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,284 100.0 2,798 100.0 672 100.0 12,598 100.0 8,393 100.0 1,809 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 4 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1 14 0.1 3 0.0 6 0.3
15-19 400 9.3 201 7.2 111 16.5 1,226 9.7 635 7.6 302 16.7
20-24 1,260 29.4 768 27.4 243 36.2 3,523 28.0 2,193 26.2 632 35.0
25-29 1,103 25.8 733 26.2 167 24.9 3,241 25.8 2,190 26.1 444 24.6
30-34 921 21.5 671 24.0 89 13.2 2,809 22.3 2,080 24.8 256 14.2
35-39 461 10.8 326 11.7 48 7.1 1,390 11.0 997 11.9 134 7.4
40-44 119 2.8 87 3.1 11 1.6 354 2.8 266 3.2 30 1.7
45+ 14 0.3 12 0.4 2 0.3 29 0.2 22 0.3 4 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 78 1.9 46 1.7 28 4.2 276 2.2 149 1.8 103 5.7
Reported Smoking 616 14.6 313 11.3 221 33.0 1,782 14.3 932 11.2 620 34.4
Unwed 1,421 33.2 684 24.5 414 61.6 4,061 32.3 1,998 23.8 1,132 62.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 545 13.1 241 8.8 201 30.4 1,611 13.2 740 9.0 549 30.8
12 Years 1,513 36.5 903 33.1 288 43.5 4,853 39.8 2,995 36.6 848 47.6
12+ Years 2,090 50.4 1,583 58.0 173 26.1 5,715 46.9 4,442 54.3 386 21.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,143 96.7 2,672 95.5 667 99.3 12,174 96.6 8,019 95.5 1,796 99.3
Birthing Center 64 1.5 61 2.2 1 0.1 209 1.7 194 2.3 7 0.4
Home Birth 58 1.4 50 1.8 2 0.3 155 1.2 135 1.6 3 0.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 19 0.4 15 0.5 2 0.3 60 0.5 45 0.5 3 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,205 75.2 2,035 73.1 580 86.6 9,520 76.3 6,209 74.8 1,551 85.9
Vaginal after C-Section 49 1.1 30 1.1 10 1.5 184 1.5 105 1.3 46 2.5
Primary C-Section 655 15.4 475 17.1 40 6.0 1,838 14.7 1,327 16.0 129 7.1
Repeat C-Section 354 8.3 243 8.7 40 6.0 936 7.5 660 8.0 80 4.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,415 85.3 2,342 88.6 530 80.3 10,249 85.6 7,120 88.2 1,424 80.5
3rd Trimester 148 3.7 91 3.4 24 3.6 388 3.2 235 2.9 64 3.6
No Prenatal Care 21 0.6 12 0.5 3 0.5 56 0.5 22 0.3 19 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,009 29.2 750 33.4 90 14.0 2,995 27.8 2,144 29.9 360 20.7
Adequate 1,557 45.0 1,016 45.3 308 47.8 4,925 45.7 3,376 47.0 765 43.9
Intermediate 484 14.0 275 12.3 143 22.2 1,715 15.9 1,069 14.9 331 19.0
Inadequate 409 11.8 203 9.0 104 16.1 1,151 10.7 589 8.2 287 16.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 487 11.5 316 11.4 66 9.8 1,269 10.1 788 9.4 179 9.9
Low Birthweight Birth 273 6.4 172 6.2 45 6.7 794 6.3 470 5.6 114 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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,144 100.0 2,762 100.0 558 100.0 12,427 100.0 8,370 100.0 1,711 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 5 0.1 1 0.0 2 0.4 16 0.1 4 0.0 5 0.3
15-19 421 10.2 217 7.9 100 18.0 1,295 10.4 680 8.1 304 17.8
20-24 1,148 27.7 732 26.6 185 33.2 3,329 26.8 2,113 25.3 567 33.2
25-29 1,032 24.9 681 24.7 143 25.7 3,265 26.3 2,235 26.7 428 25.0
30-34 958 23.2 713 25.9 75 13.5 2,774 22.3 2,054 24.6 247 14.4
35-39 444 10.7 316 11.5 41 7.4 1,368 11.0 1,008 12.1 123 7.2
40-44 124 3.0 93 3.4 11 2.0 349 2.8 255 3.0 34 2.0
45+ 5 0.1 4 0.1 0 0.0 18 0.1 12 0.1 2 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 102 2.5 54 2.0 37 6.7 287 2.3 152 1.8 107 6.3
Reported Smoking 578 14.1 297 10.9 206 37.0 1,764 14.4 963 11.6 582 34.2
Unwed 1,366 33.1 679 24.6 360 64.6 3,947 31.8 1,969 23.5 1,059 62.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 553 14.0 264 10.0 177 32.1 1,583 13.1 727 8.9 519 30.9
12 Years 1,645 41.8 1,021 38.6 264 47.8 4,815 39.9 3,043 37.1 802 47.8
12+ Years 1,738 44.2 1,357 51.4 111 20.1 5,659 46.9 4,430 54.0 358 21.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,006 96.7 2,639 95.5 552 98.9 11,993 96.5 7,984 95.4 1,700 99.4
Birthing Center 66 1.6 60 2.2 4 0.7 225 1.8 208 2.5 8 0.5
Home Birth 54 1.3 51 1.8 1 0.2 142 1.1 127 1.5 1 0.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.0 3 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 18 0.4 12 0.4 1 0.2 64 0.5 48 0.6 2 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,174 77.2 2,081 76.1 491 88.0 9,516 77.7 6,304 76.7 1,468 86.0
Vaginal after C-Section 61 1.5 34 1.2 13 2.3 210 1.7 126 1.5 52 3.0
Primary C-Section 597 14.5 422 15.4 37 6.6 1,721 14.1 1,225 14.9 132 7.7
Repeat C-Section 279 6.8 199 7.3 17 3.0 794 6.5 569 6.9 55 3.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,330 84.8 2,314 87.4 431 78.5 10,267 85.9 7,207 88.5 1,343 80.3
3rd Trimester 133 3.4 85 3.2 19 3.5 327 2.7 184 2.3 57 3.4
No Prenatal Care 19 0.5 8 0.3 6 1.1 49 0.4 14 0.2 20 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 962 26.9 669 28.0 117 21.6 3,119 28.1 2,196 29.2 395 23.8
Adequate 1,569 43.9 1,096 45.8 221 40.8 5,167 46.5 3,645 48.5 712 43.0
Intermediate 638 17.9 412 17.2 104 19.2 1,741 15.7 1,115 14.8 280 16.9
Inadequate 403 11.3 214 9.0 100 18.5 1,092 9.8 555 7.4 270 16.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 383 9.3 236 8.6 52 9.3 1,211 9.8 734 8.8 174 10.2
Low Birthweight Birth 261 6.3 141 5.1 36 6.5 766 6.2 418 5.0 113 6.6
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,170 100.0 2,833 100.0 579 100.0 12,554 100.0 8,682 100.0 1,704 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 5 0.1 2 0.1 3 0.5 18 0.1 7 0.1 3 0.2
15-19 405 9.7 217 7.7 91 15.7 1,327 10.6 724 8.3 302 17.7
20-24 1,115 26.8 693 24.5 204 35.2 3,298 26.3 2,122 24.5 568 33.3
25-29 1,106 26.5 776 27.4 134 23.1 3,434 27.4 2,447 28.2 424 24.9
30-34 930 22.3 696 24.6 92 15.9 2,706 21.6 2,043 23.5 242 14.2
35-39 485 11.6 355 12.5 45 7.8 1,401 11.2 1,067 12.3 124 7.3
40-44 111 2.7 86 3.0 8 1.4 341 2.7 250 2.9 39 2.3
45+ 10 0.2 6 0.2 2 0.3 22 0.2 17 0.2 2 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 96 2.3 49 1.8 38 6.6 333 2.7 182 2.1 126 7.5
Reported Smoking 588 14.3 322 11.5 193 33.6 1,815 14.6 1,042 12.1 578 34.3
Unwed 1,274 30.6 635 22.4 358 62.2 3,918 31.3 2,037 23.5 1,029 60.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 513 12.5 235 8.4 171 30.1 1,557 12.6 738 8.6 518 31.5
12 Years 1,695 41.4 1,071 38.1 296 52.0 4,713 38.3 3,089 35.9 753 45.7
12+ Years 1,887 46.1 1,502 53.5 102 17.9 6,039 49.1 4,779 55.5 376 22.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,025 96.5 2,708 95.6 577 99.7 12,066 96.1 8,246 95.0 1,694 99.4
Birthing Center 79 1.9 73 2.6 2 0.3 255 2.0 240 2.8 7 0.4
Home Birth 43 1.0 34 1.2 0 0.0 158 1.3 138 1.6 1 0.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.0 3 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 23 0.6 18 0.6 0 0.0 72 0.6 55 0.6 2 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,141 76.5 2,093 75.2 480 83.0 9,824 79.5 6,696 78.5 1,467 86.3
Vaginal after C-Section 74 1.8 41 1.5 23 4.0 237 1.9 154 1.8 49 2.9
Primary C-Section 586 14.3 430 15.5 52 9.0 1,577 12.8 1,146 13.4 130 7.7
Repeat C-Section 303 7.4 218 7.8 23 4.0 723 5.8 536 6.3 53 3.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,504 86.5 2,464 88.7 463 82.5 10,517 85.9 7,531 88.1 1,347 80.9
3rd Trimester 107 2.6 59 2.1 21 3.7 290 2.4 162 1.9 52 3.1
No Prenatal Care 16 0.4 2 0.1 10 1.8 44 0.4 13 0.2 16 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,024 27.3 725 28.5 153 27.5 3,558 30.3 2,580 31.7 403 24.4
Adequate 1,799 47.9 1,264 49.7 236 42.4 5,583 47.6 4,066 49.9 700 42.3
Intermediate 593 15.8 382 15.0 84 15.1 1,554 13.2 971 11.9 294 17.8
Inadequate 339 9.0 172 6.8 83 14.9 1,044 8.9 533 6.5 258 15.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 399 9.6 236 8.3 61 10.5 1,320 10.5 821 9.5 195 11.5
Low Birthweight Birth 260 6.2 157 5.6 33 5.7 778 6.2 448 5.2 118 6.9
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,113 100.0 2,775 100.0 574 100.0 12,568 100.0 8,934 100.0 1,684 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 6 0.1 1 0.0 0 0.0 15 0.1 6 0.1 1 0.1
15-19 469 11.4 246 8.9 113 19.7 1,384 11.0 792 8.9 319 18.9
20-24 1,066 25.9 688 24.8 178 31.0 3,260 25.9 2,175 24.4 544 32.3
25-29 1,127 27.4 778 28.1 151 26.3 3,515 28.0 2,596 29.1 414 24.6
30-34 886 21.6 645 23.3 80 13.9 2,687 21.4 2,038 22.8 250 14.8
35-39 439 10.7 337 12.2 37 6.4 1,354 10.8 1,065 11.9 114 6.8
40-44 114 2.8 76 2.7 15 2.6 326 2.6 237 2.7 42 2.5
45+ 3 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0 23 0.2 22 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 89 2.2 49 1.8 32 5.6 380 3.1 204 2.3 154 9.2
Reported Smoking 598 14.7 344 12.5 183 32.2 1,845 14.8 1,094 12.3 594 35.6
Unwed 1,307 31.8 655 23.6 341 60.0 3,878 30.9 2,131 23.9 987 58.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 517 12.8 228 8.3 171 30.6 1,560 12.7 788 8.9 506 31.7
12 Years 1,475 36.6 951 34.6 242 43.4 4,530 36.8 3,087 34.9 697 43.6
12+ Years 2,034 50.5 1,571 57.1 145 26.0 6,226 50.6 4,976 56.2 394 24.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 3,962 96.3 2,637 95.0 571 99.5 12,092 96.2 8,499 95.1 1,673 99.3
Birthing Center 80 1.9 75 2.7 2 0.3 246 2.0 234 2.6 6 0.4
Home Birth 45 1.1 42 1.5 0 0.0 166 1.3 150 1.7 3 0.2
Other Facility 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.0 3 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 23 0.6 18 0.6 1 0.2 61 0.5 48 0.5 2 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,201 79.5 2,130 78.7 497 87.0 10,054 81.1 7,086 80.5 1,457 86.7
Vaginal after C-Section 75 1.9 51 1.9 16 2.8 265 2.1 176 2.0 52 3.1
Primary C-Section 538 13.4 373 13.8 43 7.5 1,409 11.4 1,021 11.6 128 7.6
Repeat C-Section 212 5.3 152 5.6 15 2.6 676 5.4 521 5.9 43 2.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,433 86.4 2,429 89.4 449 79.8 10,649 86.5 7,799 88.4 1,339 81.1
3rd Trimester 87 2.2 40 1.5 17 3.0 258 2.1 155 1.8 46 2.8
No Prenatal Care 14 0.4 4 0.2 4 0.7 46 0.4 20 0.2 9 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,133 29.9 802 31.1 125 22.4 4,019 33.2 3,015 34.8 372 22.7
Adequate 1,799 47.4 1,285 49.9 255 45.6 5,644 46.6 4,216 48.7 700 42.8
Intermediate 510 13.4 321 12.5 92 16.5 1,410 11.7 869 10.0 321 19.6
Inadequate 350 9.2 169 6.6 87 15.6 1,026 8.5 557 6.4 243 14.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 429 10.5 262 9.5 61 10.6 1,345 10.7 872 9.8 214 12.7
Low Birthweight Birth 245 6.0 120 4.3 44 7.7 793 6.3 488 5.5 120 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,271 100.0 3,074 100.0 551 100.0 12,620 100.0 9,209 100.0 1,617 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 7 0.2 4 0.1 0 0.0 15 0.1 6 0.1 4 0.2
15-19 453 10.6 261 8.5 98 17.8 1,303 10.3 782 8.5 278 17.2
20-24 1,117 26.2 741 24.1 186 33.8 3,256 25.8 2,231 24.2 518 32.0
25-29 1,201 28.1 893 29.1 139 25.2 3,534 28.0 2,690 29.2 387 23.9
30-34 890 20.8 702 22.8 70 12.7 2,774 22.0 2,124 23.1 272 16.8
35-39 477 11.2 375 12.2 42 7.6 1,405 11.1 1,107 12.0 128 7.9
40-44 116 2.7 88 2.9 16 2.9 310 2.5 246 2.7 30 1.9
45+ 9 0.2 9 0.3 0 0.0 21 0.2 21 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 148 3.5 84 2.7 56 10.4 436 3.5 226 2.5 185 11.5
Reported Smoking 629 14.8 376 12.3 202 37.3 1,888 15.0 1,155 12.6 596 37.1
Unwed 1,337 31.3 747 24.3 330 60.1 3,748 29.7 2,135 23.2 938 58.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 527 12.6 275 9.0 176 33.8 1,561 12.6 847 9.3 479 31.2
12 Years 1,543 36.8 1,067 35.0 215 41.3 4,596 37.0 3,184 34.8 686 44.7
12+ Years 2,118 50.6 1,706 56.0 129 24.8 6,268 50.4 5,107 55.9 370 24.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,079 95.5 2,901 94.4 546 99.1 12,153 96.3 8,783 95.4 1,605 99.3
Birthing Center 96 2.2 92 3.0 3 0.5 224 1.8 212 2.3 5 0.3
Home Birth 70 1.6 62 2.0 1 0.2 186 1.5 165 1.8 6 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 26 0.6 19 0.6 1 0.2 57 0.5 49 0.5 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,482 82.3 2,473 81.2 490 89.1 10,092 80.6 7,301 79.9 1,408 87.2
Vaginal after C-Section 88 2.1 62 2.0 10 1.8 307 2.5 204 2.2 57 3.5
Primary C-Section 453 10.7 343 11.3 35 6.4 1,381 11.0 1,049 11.5 110 6.8
Repeat C-Section 208 4.9 166 5.5 15 2.7 744 5.9 581 6.4 40 2.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,580 84.9 2,638 86.5 435 80.4 10,754 86.5 8,017 88.0 1,285 81.2
3rd Trimester 96 2.3 63 2.1 14 2.6 260 2.1 160 1.8 53 3.4
No Prenatal Care 14 0.3 7 0.2 2 0.4 56 0.5 25 0.3 13 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,401 33.4 1,053 34.8 125 23.1 4,304 34.7 3,308 36.4 377 23.9
Adequate 1,985 47.4 1,517 50.1 209 38.7 5,763 46.4 4,415 48.6 628 39.8
Intermediate 451 10.8 268 8.8 118 21.9 1,311 10.6 783 8.6 331 21.0
Inadequate 355 8.5 192 6.3 88 16.3 1,034 8.3 582 6.4 241 15.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 492 11.6 323 10.5 73 13.3 1,342 10.7 891 9.7 219 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 273 6.4 171 5.6 41 7.4 800 6.4 527 5.7 112 7.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,184 100.0 3,085 100.0 559 100.0 12,466 100.0 9,160 100.0 1,582 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.2 13 0.1 4 0.0 5 0.3
15-19 462 11.0 285 9.2 108 19.3 1,265 10.2 753 8.2 282 17.8
20-24 1,077 25.7 746 24.2 180 32.2 3,193 25.6 2,244 24.5 485 30.7
25-29 1,187 28.4 925 30.0 124 22.2 3,483 28.0 2,678 29.2 363 22.9
30-34 911 21.8 691 22.4 100 17.9 2,833 22.7 2,162 23.6 300 19.0
35-39 438 10.5 353 11.4 35 6.3 1,370 11.0 1,065 11.6 129 8.2
40-44 96 2.3 73 2.4 11 2.0 289 2.3 235 2.6 18 1.1
45+ 11 0.3 11 0.4 0 0.0 15 0.1 15 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 143 3.4 71 2.3 66 11.8 448 3.6 222 2.4 202 12.8
Reported Smoking 618 14.8 374 12.2 209 37.5 1,967 15.8 1,228 13.5 601 38.0
Unwed 1,234 29.5 729 23.7 316 56.6 3,623 29.1 2,075 22.7 916 57.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 516 12.6 285 9.3 159 30.6 1,555 12.6 841 9.3 479 31.5
12 Years 1,512 36.9 1,069 35.0 240 46.2 4,622 37.5 3,243 35.7 689 45.2
12+ Years 2,074 50.6 1,699 55.7 120 23.1 6,135 49.8 5,005 55.1 355 23.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,051 96.8 2,961 96.0 556 99.5 12,027 96.5 8,753 95.6 1,573 99.4
Birthing Center 70 1.7 67 2.2 1 0.2 199 1.6 188 2.1 3 0.2
Home Birth 51 1.2 46 1.5 2 0.4 192 1.5 176 1.9 6 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 12 0.3 11 0.4 0 0.0 47 0.4 43 0.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,371 81.3 2,483 81.3 470 84.1 9,840 79.3 7,176 78.8 1,360 86.0
Vaginal after C-Section 102 2.5 63 2.1 26 4.7 351 2.8 236 2.6 65 4.1
Primary C-Section 418 10.1 305 10.0 50 8.9 1,409 11.4 1,072 11.8 121 7.7
Repeat C-Section 256 6.2 203 6.6 13 2.3 803 6.5 628 6.9 35 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,636 88.3 2,732 89.6 455 83.2 10,651 86.8 7,983 88.2 1,263 81.5
3rd Trimester 75 1.8 52 1.7 15 2.7 222 1.8 126 1.4 57 3.7
No Prenatal Care 18 0.4 9 0.3 3 0.6 64 0.5 29 0.3 18 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,485 36.1 1,160 38.0 122 22.7 4,279 34.9 3,290 36.4 408 26.4
Adequate 1,860 45.2 1,414 46.4 236 43.9 5,681 46.3 4,341 48.0 623 40.3
Intermediate 449 10.9 280 9.2 111 20.7 1,304 10.6 823 9.1 288 18.6
Inadequate 321 7.8 196 6.4 68 12.7 1,013 8.3 589 6.5 228 14.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 424 10.2 287 9.3 80 14.3 1,258 10.1 838 9.2 223 14.1
Low Birthweight Birth 275 6.6 197 6.4 35 6.3 789 6.3 525 5.7 114 7.2
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,165 100.0 3,050 100.0 507 100.0 12,721 100.0 9,368 100.0 1,560 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 6 0.1 1 0.0 3 0.6 18 0.1 6 0.1 7 0.4
15-19 388 9.3 236 7.7 72 14.2 1,255 9.9 727 7.8 274 17.6
20-24 1,062 25.5 744 24.4 152 30.0 3,285 25.8 2,328 24.9 474 30.4
25-29 1,146 27.5 872 28.6 124 24.5 3,490 27.5 2,669 28.5 358 22.9
30-34 973 23.4 731 24.0 102 20.1 2,949 23.2 2,275 24.3 295 18.9
35-39 490 11.8 379 12.4 51 10.1 1,406 11.1 1,092 11.7 139 8.9
40-44 98 2.4 85 2.8 3 0.6 302 2.4 257 2.7 13 0.8
45+ 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 6 0.0 6 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 145 3.5 71 2.3 63 12.5 462 3.6 214 2.3 225 14.5
Reported Smoking 641 15.4 405 13.3 185 36.6 2,064 16.3 1,292 13.8 625 40.1
Unwed 1,177 28.3 659 21.6 292 57.6 3,633 28.6 2,040 21.8 926 59.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 518 12.5 287 9.5 144 29.0 1,589 12.6 861 9.2 481 31.8
12 Years 1,541 37.3 1,048 34.5 231 46.6 4,831 38.3 3,370 36.2 697 46.0
12+ Years 2,076 50.2 1,702 56.0 121 24.4 6,183 49.1 5,084 54.6 336 22.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,023 96.6 2,921 95.8 503 99.2 12,284 96.6 8,962 95.7 1,548 99.2
Birthing Center 58 1.4 53 1.7 1 0.2 162 1.3 152 1.6 3 0.2
Home Birth 65 1.6 57 1.9 3 0.6 220 1.7 207 2.2 6 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 19 0.5 19 0.6 0 0.0 52 0.4 45 0.5 3 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,239 78.1 2,345 77.2 448 88.5 10,198 80.4 7,436 79.5 1,373 88.1
Vaginal after C-Section 117 2.8 79 2.6 21 4.2 371 2.9 267 2.9 54 3.5
Primary C-Section 510 12.3 401 13.2 25 4.9 1,372 10.8 1,062 11.4 99 6.4
Repeat C-Section 280 6.8 212 7.0 12 2.4 750 5.9 583 6.2 33 2.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,538 86.3 2,647 87.9 395 80.0 11,003 87.7 8,299 89.6 1,204 79.1
3rd Trimester 89 2.2 45 1.5 24 4.9 205 1.6 96 1.0 66 4.3
No Prenatal Care 24 0.6 9 0.3 8 1.6 68 0.5 27 0.3 28 1.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,418 34.5 1,095 36.4 130 26.0 4,036 32.2 3,077 33.3 420 27.2
Adequate 1,918 46.7 1,484 49.3 183 36.6 6,357 50.6 4,877 52.7 631 40.9
Intermediate 411 10.0 235 7.8 102 20.4 1,208 9.6 787 8.5 231 15.0
Inadequate 358 8.7 194 6.4 85 17.0 950 7.6 507 5.5 260 16.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 426 10.2 281 9.2 66 13.0 1,181 9.3 792 8.5 196 12.6
Low Birthweight Birth 252 6.1 159 5.2 36 7.2 785 6.2 520 5.6 102 6.6
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,117 100.0 3,025 100.0 516 100.0 13,210 100.0 9,851 100.0 1,568 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 5 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.2 18 0.1 9 0.1 6 0.4
15-19 415 10.1 232 7.7 102 19.8 1,350 10.2 805 8.2 291 18.6
20-24 1,054 25.6 754 25.0 153 29.7 3,436 26.0 2,499 25.4 477 30.5
25-29 1,150 28.0 881 29.2 115 22.3 3,658 27.7 2,796 28.4 357 22.8
30-34 949 23.1 740 24.5 98 19.0 3,047 23.1 2,401 24.4 290 18.5
35-39 442 10.7 333 11.0 43 8.3 1,388 10.5 1,088 11.1 124 7.9
40-44 95 2.3 77 2.5 4 0.8 292 2.2 238 2.4 21 1.3
45+ 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0 8 0.1 7 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 160 3.9 80 2.7 73 14.1 509 3.9 238 2.4 253 16.2
Reported Smoking 708 17.3 449 14.9 207 40.1 2,253 17.1 1,451 14.8 650 41.6
Unwed 1,212 29.5 687 22.7 308 59.7 3,724 28.2 2,136 21.7 940 60.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 521 12.8 269 9.0 176 34.6 1,675 12.8 949 9.7 489 32.3
12 Years 1,569 38.5 1,126 37.5 218 42.9 4,943 37.8 3,519 35.9 689 45.6
12+ Years 1,985 48.7 1,604 53.5 114 22.4 6,470 49.4 5,336 54.4 334 22.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 3,953 96.0 2,871 94.9 514 99.6 12,784 96.8 9,461 96.0 1,554 99.1
Birthing Center 71 1.7 68 2.2 1 0.2 104 0.8 99 1.0 2 0.1
Home Birth 76 1.8 73 2.4 1 0.2 254 1.9 238 2.4 6 0.4
Other Facility 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 18 0.1 14 0.1 2 0.1
Outside Alaska 16 0.4 13 0.4 0 0.0 50 0.4 39 0.4 4 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,230 78.6 2,348 77.7 442 85.7 10,630 80.5 7,835 79.6 1,379 87.9
Vaginal after C-Section 132 3.2 94 3.1 18 3.5 425 3.2 330 3.4 46 2.9
Primary C-Section 481 11.7 366 12.1 46 8.9 1,398 10.6 1,084 11.0 114 7.3
Repeat C-Section 267 6.5 213 7.1 10 1.9 744 5.6 594 6.0 29 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,477 85.7 2,604 87.2 413 81.3 11,573 88.6 8,802 90.1 1,238 80.7
3rd Trimester 58 1.4 29 1.0 18 3.5 179 1.4 91 0.9 56 3.7
No Prenatal Care 22 0.5 11 0.4 7 1.4 72 0.6 32 0.3 26 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,376 33.9 1,035 34.7 156 30.6 3,952 30.2 2,988 30.6 444 28.6
Adequate 1,903 46.9 1,443 48.3 204 40.0 6,941 53.1 5,357 54.9 665 42.9
Intermediate 444 10.9 308 10.3 75 14.7 1,251 9.6 890 9.1 193 12.4
Inadequate 334 8.2 199 6.7 75 14.7 928 7.1 522 5.4 249 16.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 408 9.9 270 8.9 77 15.0 1,122 8.5 755 7.7 178 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 262 6.4 169 5.6 43 8.3 799 6.1 535 5.4 96 6.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,439 100.0 3,293 100.0 537 100.0 13,864 100.0 10,401 100.0 1,571 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 7 0.2 3 0.1 3 0.6 19 0.1 8 0.1 7 0.4
15-19 452 10.2 259 7.9 100 18.6 1,421 10.3 866 8.3 285 18.2
20-24 1,169 26.4 830 25.2 169 31.5 3,649 26.3 2,700 26.0 467 29.8
25-29 1,194 26.9 916 27.9 119 22.2 3,900 28.2 2,981 28.7 379 24.2
30-34 1,027 23.2 804 24.4 95 17.7 3,158 22.8 2,495 24.0 288 18.4
35-39 474 10.7 380 11.6 45 8.4 1,406 10.2 1,100 10.6 120 7.6
40-44 109 2.5 95 2.9 6 1.1 290 2.1 236 2.3 23 1.5
45+ 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0 7 0.1 6 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 157 3.6 63 1.9 89 16.6 565 4.1 270 2.6 266 17.0
Reported Smoking 715 16.2 438 13.3 233 43.6 2,389 17.3 1,565 15.1 670 42.8
Unwed 1,244 28.1 694 21.1 326 60.8 3,725 26.9 2,159 20.8 929 59.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 550 12.5 305 9.3 161 31.6 1,810 13.1 1,083 10.4 474 31.2
12 Years 1,721 39.2 1,196 36.5 248 48.6 5,128 37.2 3,640 35.1 707 46.6
12+ Years 2,122 48.3 1,778 54.2 101 19.8 6,831 49.6 5,647 54.5 337 22.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,308 97.0 3,170 96.3 531 98.9 13,420 96.8 10,003 96.2 1,553 98.9
Birthing Center 33 0.7 31 0.9 1 0.2 83 0.6 74 0.7 4 0.3
Home Birth 79 1.8 77 2.3 2 0.4 286 2.1 262 2.5 6 0.4
Other Facility 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0 23 0.2 20 0.2 2 0.1
Outside Alaska 17 0.4 13 0.4 3 0.6 52 0.4 42 0.4 6 0.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,729 84.1 2,743 83.4 483 89.9 11,190 80.9 8,285 79.8 1,404 89.5
Vaginal after C-Section 122 2.8 94 2.9 15 2.8 471 3.4 375 3.6 42 2.7
Primary C-Section 381 8.6 295 9.0 28 5.2 1,441 10.4 1,130 10.9 96 6.1
Repeat C-Section 203 4.6 158 4.8 11 2.0 738 5.3 591 5.7 27 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 3,988 90.9 3,048 93.4 396 76.0 12,287 89.3 9,391 90.8 1,240 80.6
3rd Trimester 58 1.3 22 0.7 24 4.6 179 1.3 87 0.8 62 4.0
No Prenatal Care 22 0.5 7 0.2 13 2.4 77 0.6 38 0.4 25 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,242 28.3 947 29.1 134 25.2 3,946 28.7 2,981 28.9 439 28.2
Adequate 2,536 57.8 1,950 59.9 244 45.9 7,505 54.5 5,837 56.5 667 42.9
Intermediate 353 8.0 244 7.5 54 10.2 1,362 9.9 990 9.6 186 12.0
Inadequate 258 5.9 114 3.5 100 18.8 946 6.9 519 5.0 264 17.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 347 7.8 241 7.3 53 9.9 1,157 8.4 783 7.5 160 10.2
Low Birthweight Birth 271 6.1 192 5.8 23 4.3 799 5.8 541 5.2 79 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,654 100.0 3,533 100.0 515 100.0 14,358 100.0 10,816 100.0 1,574 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 6 0.1 4 0.1 2 0.4 18 0.1 7 0.1 8 0.5
15-19 483 10.4 314 8.9 89 17.3 1,462 10.2 931 8.6 270 17.2
20-24 1,213 26.1 915 25.9 155 30.2 3,819 26.6 2,883 26.7 457 29.1
25-29 1,314 28.3 999 28.3 123 24.0 4,133 28.8 3,120 28.9 414 26.3
30-34 1,071 23.0 857 24.3 97 18.9 3,243 22.6 2,547 23.6 296 18.8
35-39 472 10.2 375 10.6 36 7.0 1,409 9.8 1,117 10.3 102 6.5
40-44 88 1.9 66 1.9 11 2.1 255 1.8 198 1.8 25 1.6
45+ 3 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0 8 0.1 7 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 192 4.1 95 2.7 91 17.7 696 4.9 360 3.3 298 19.0
Reported Smoking 830 17.9 564 16.0 210 40.9 2,610 18.2 1,744 16.1 688 43.8
Unwed 1,268 27.3 755 21.4 306 59.4 3,703 25.8 2,179 20.2 898 57.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 604 13.1 375 10.6 152 30.8 1,910 13.4 1,177 10.9 486 31.6
12 Years 1,653 35.8 1,197 33.9 223 45.1 5,247 36.7 3,750 34.7 695 45.1
12+ Years 2,363 51.1 1,954 55.4 119 24.1 7,135 49.9 5,867 54.4 359 23.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,523 97.2 3,420 96.8 509 98.8 13,818 96.2 10,342 95.6 1,557 98.9
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 141 1.0 122 1.1 3 0.2
Home Birth 99 2.1 88 2.5 3 0.6 313 2.2 281 2.6 6 0.4
Other Facility 15 0.3 12 0.3 2 0.4 29 0.2 22 0.2 4 0.3
Outside Alaska 17 0.4 13 0.4 1 0.2 57 0.4 49 0.5 4 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,671 78.9 2,744 77.7 454 88.2 11,322 79.1 8,406 78.0 1,392 88.7
Vaginal after C-Section 171 3.7 142 4.0 13 2.5 535 3.7 422 3.9 53 3.4
Primary C-Section 536 11.5 423 12.0 40 7.8 1,599 11.2 1,263 11.7 95 6.1
Repeat C-Section 274 5.9 223 6.3 8 1.6 854 6.0 686 6.4 30 1.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 4,108 89.0 3,150 89.6 429 85.0 12,655 88.5 9,682 89.8 1,278 82.2
3rd Trimester 63 1.4 40 1.1 14 2.8 201 1.4 110 1.0 61 3.9
No Prenatal Care 28 0.6 14 0.4 6 1.2 73 0.5 40 0.4 15 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,334 28.8 1,006 28.6 154 30.3 4,081 28.6 3,077 28.6 446 28.6
Adequate 2,502 54.1 1,964 55.8 217 42.6 7,440 52.1 5,807 53.9 647 41.5
Intermediate 454 9.8 338 9.6 64 12.6 1,702 11.9 1,259 11.7 217 13.9
Inadequate 336 7.3 209 5.9 74 14.5 1,057 7.4 621 5.8 249 16.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 367 7.9 244 6.9 48 9.3 1,301 9.1 868 8.0 174 11.1
Low Birthweight Birth 266 5.7 174 4.9 30 5.9 806 5.6 523 4.8 96 6.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,771 100.0 3,575 100.0 519 100.0 14,557 100.0 10,951 100.0 1,631 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 6 0.1 1 0.0 2 0.4 22 0.2 11 0.1 6 0.4
15-19 486 10.2 293 8.2 96 18.5 1,461 10.0 938 8.6 278 17.0
20-24 1,267 26.6 955 26.7 143 27.6 3,898 26.8 2,943 26.9 468 28.7
25-29 1,392 29.2 1,066 29.9 137 26.4 4,306 29.6 3,246 29.7 462 28.3
30-34 1,060 22.2 834 23.4 96 18.5 3,225 22.2 2,517 23.0 291 17.8
35-39 460 9.7 345 9.7 39 7.5 1,408 9.7 1,110 10.1 106 6.5
40-44 93 2.0 75 2.1 6 1.2 225 1.5 176 1.6 20 1.2
45+ 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.0 5 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 216 4.5 112 3.1 86 16.6 812 5.6 430 3.9 322 19.8
Reported Smoking 844 17.7 563 15.8 227 43.7 2,683 18.5 1,762 16.1 722 44.3
Unwed 1,213 25.4 710 19.9 297 57.3 3,661 25.2 2,165 19.8 890 54.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 656 13.8 403 11.3 161 31.3 1,914 13.2 1,168 10.7 502 31.1
12 Years 1,754 36.9 1,247 35.0 236 45.9 5,556 38.3 3,974 36.4 747 46.3
12+ Years 2,346 49.3 1,915 53.7 117 22.8 7,042 48.5 5,787 53.0 366 22.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,589 96.2 3,413 95.5 513 98.8 13,964 95.9 10,430 95.2 1,613 98.9
Birthing Center 50 1.0 43 1.2 3 0.6 199 1.4 173 1.6 6 0.4
Home Birth 108 2.3 97 2.7 1 0.2 313 2.2 280 2.6 6 0.4
Other Facility 6 0.1 6 0.2 0 0.0 18 0.1 12 0.1 2 0.1
Outside Alaska 18 0.4 16 0.4 2 0.4 63 0.4 56 0.5 4 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,790 79.7 2,798 78.6 467 90.3 11,469 79.2 8,508 78.1 1,439 88.4
Vaginal after C-Section 178 3.7 139 3.9 14 2.7 539 3.7 420 3.9 53 3.3
Primary C-Section 524 11.0 412 11.6 28 5.4 1,613 11.1 1,269 11.6 98 6.0
Repeat C-Section 261 5.5 210 5.9 8 1.5 867 6.0 696 6.4 37 2.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 4,191 88.2 3,193 89.6 415 80.9 12,782 88.1 9,816 89.8 1,275 79.2
3rd Trimester 58 1.2 25 0.7 24 4.7 216 1.5 108 1.0 74 4.6
No Prenatal Care 27 0.6 17 0.5 6 1.2 76 0.5 43 0.4 19 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,370 28.9 1,028 28.9 151 29.3 4,036 27.9 3,053 28.0 435 26.9
Adequate 2,467 52.0 1,923 54.1 206 40.0 7,396 51.1 5,769 53.0 665 41.1
Intermediate 555 11.7 408 11.5 68 13.2 1,948 13.5 1,453 13.3 237 14.7
Inadequate 352 7.4 196 5.5 90 17.5 1,093 7.6 617 5.7 280 17.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 443 9.3 298 8.3 59 11.4 1,386 9.5 947 8.7 185 11.4
Low Birthweight Birth 262 5.5 175 4.9 26 5.0 815 5.6 546 5.0 97 6.0
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: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Anchorage1

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 4,933 100.0 3,708 100.0 540 100.0 14,680 100.0 11,142 100.0 1,650 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 6 0.1 2 0.1 4 0.7 23 0.2 12 0.1 5 0.3
15-19 493 10.0 324 8.7 85 15.7 1,433 9.8 951 8.5 274 16.6
20-24 1,339 27.2 1,013 27.3 159 29.4 3,968 27.0 3,020 27.1 470 28.5
25-29 1,427 28.9 1,055 28.5 154 28.5 4,426 30.2 3,338 30.0 499 30.2
30-34 1,112 22.6 856 23.1 103 19.1 3,236 22.0 2,539 22.8 282 17.1
35-39 477 9.7 397 10.7 27 5.0 1,410 9.6 1,144 10.3 99 6.0
40-44 74 1.5 57 1.5 8 1.5 176 1.2 133 1.2 21 1.3
45+ 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.0 4 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 288 5.8 153 4.1 121 22.4 891 6.1 505 4.5 324 19.7
Reported Smoking 936 19.0 617 16.7 251 46.5 2,709 18.5 1,830 16.5 668 40.6
Unwed 1,222 24.8 714 19.3 295 54.6 3,635 24.8 2,166 19.5 906 54.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 650 13.2 399 10.8 173 32.5 1,859 12.7 1,150 10.4 493 30.2
12 Years 1,840 37.4 1,306 35.3 236 44.4 5,730 39.2 4,171 37.5 764 46.8
12+ Years 2,426 49.3 1,998 54.0 123 23.1 7,022 48.1 5,789 52.1 375 23.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 4,706 95.4 3,509 94.6 535 99.1 14,118 96.2 10,643 95.5 1,634 99.0
Birthing Center 91 1.8 79 2.1 0 0.0 180 1.2 161 1.4 3 0.2
Home Birth 106 2.1 96 2.6 2 0.4 288 2.0 262 2.4 6 0.4
Other Facility 8 0.2 4 0.1 2 0.4 15 0.1 9 0.1 2 0.1
Outside Alaska 22 0.4 20 0.5 1 0.2 79 0.5 67 0.6 5 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 3,861 78.7 2,864 77.7 471 87.5 11,664 80.1 8,747 79.1 1,443 87.9
Vaginal after C-Section 186 3.8 141 3.8 26 4.8 475 3.3 367 3.3 59 3.6
Primary C-Section 539 11.0 428 11.6 27 5.0 1,571 10.8 1,249 11.3 98 6.0
Repeat C-Section 319 6.5 253 6.9 14 2.6 859 5.9 691 6.3 42 2.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 4,356 88.4 3,339 90.1 434 80.8 12,742 87.4 9,914 89.3 1,248 77.4
3rd Trimester 80 1.6 45 1.2 23 4.3 251 1.7 139 1.3 67 4.2
No Prenatal Care 18 0.4 9 0.2 3 0.6 82 0.6 41 0.4 23 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 1,377 28.0 1,043 28.3 141 26.4 4,095 28.2 3,068 27.8 520 32.2
Adequate 2,471 50.3 1,920 52.0 224 41.9 7,188 49.5 5,708 51.7 609 37.7
Intermediate 693 14.1 513 13.9 85 15.9 2,084 14.4 1,597 14.5 220 13.6
Inadequate 369 7.5 216 5.9 85 15.9 1,145 7.9 671 6.1 266 16.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 491 10.0 326 8.8 67 12.4 1,381 9.4 954 8.6 195 11.8
Low Birthweight Birth 278 5.6 174 4.7 40 7.4 808 5.5 537 4.8 100 6.1

1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11