Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 429 100.0 17 100.0 404 100.0 1,293 100.0 68 100.0 1,215 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
15-19 71 16.6 2 11.8 69 17.1 201 15.5 2 2.9 198 16.3
20-24 134 31.2 1 5.9 132 32.7 447 34.6 10 14.7 436 35.9
25-29 116 27.0 5 29.4 110 27.2 328 25.4 20 29.4 307 25.3
30-34 71 16.6 7 41.2 59 14.6 196 15.2 24 35.3 167 13.7
35-39 31 7.2 1 5.9 29 7.2 98 7.6 10 14.7 86 7.1
40-44 6 1.4 1 5.9 5 1.2 21 1.6 2 2.9 19 1.6
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 3.3 0 0.0 14 3.5 35 2.8 1 1.5 34 2.8
Reported Smoking 107 25.2 1 5.9 106 26.3 289 22.6 2 2.9 287 23.8
Unwed 248 58.2 3 17.6 245 60.6 758 58.9 7 10.6 750 61.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 124 30.2 1 5.9 123 31.7 364 29.5 1 1.5 363 31.3
12 Years 226 55.1 6 35.3 219 56.4 724 58.8 26 38.8 696 60.1
12+ Years 60 14.6 10 58.8 46 11.9 144 11.7 40 59.7 100 8.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 428 99.8 16 94.1 404 100.0 1,280 99.0 58 85.3 1,212 99.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.5 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Outside Alaska 1 0.2 1 5.9 0 0.0 9 0.7 7 10.3 2 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 361 86.4 15 93.8 343 87.1 1,116 87.6 51 77.3 1,060 88.5
Vaginal after C-Section 15 3.6 0 0.0 15 3.8 42 3.3 1 1.5 41 3.4
Primary C-Section 28 6.7 0 0.0 23 5.8 76 6.0 8 12.1 63 5.3
Repeat C-Section 14 3.3 1 6.3 13 3.3 40 3.1 6 9.1 34 2.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 286 68.8 14 87.5 267 67.6 786 62.3 55 83.3 726 61.1
3rd Trimester 26 6.3 0 0.0 26 6.6 149 11.8 5 7.6 143 12.0
No Prenatal Care 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 7 0.6 0 0.0 7 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 54 13.0 2 14.3 52 13.1 139 11.0 11 17.2 128 10.8
Adequate 94 22.7 8 57.1 85 21.5 231 18.3 27 42.2 203 17.1
Intermediate 126 30.4 3 21.4 120 30.3 379 30.1 17 26.6 359 30.2
Inadequate 140 33.8 1 7.1 139 35.1 510 40.5 9 14.1 499 42.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 65 15.2 0 0.0 63 15.6 172 13.3 2 2.9 168 13.8
Low Birthweight Birth 22 5.1 0 0.0 21 5.2 66 5.1 1 1.5 64 5.3
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 Bethel1

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 437 100.0 23 100.0 414 100.0 1,278 100.0 82 100.0 1,188 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
15-19 70 16.0 0 0.0 70 16.9 193 15.1 1 1.2 191 16.1
20-24 144 33.0 5 21.7 139 33.6 439 34.4 12 14.6 427 35.9
25-29 115 26.3 4 17.4 111 26.8 332 26.0 21 25.6 309 26.0
30-34 69 15.8 10 43.5 59 14.3 184 14.4 32 39.0 151 12.7
35-39 31 7.1 4 17.4 27 6.5 101 7.9 13 15.9 85 7.2
40-44 6 1.4 0 0.0 6 1.4 27 2.1 3 3.7 23 1.9
45+ 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 3.5 0 0.0 15 3.7 29 2.3 1 1.3 28 2.4
Reported Smoking 111 25.5 1 4.3 110 26.7 240 19.0 1 1.2 239 20.4
Unwed 258 59.0 2 8.7 256 61.8 736 57.7 8 10.0 727 61.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 135 32.5 0 0.0 135 34.4 339 28.2 0 0.0 339 30.3
12 Years 243 58.4 9 39.1 234 59.5 748 62.1 31 39.2 711 63.6
12+ Years 38 9.1 14 60.9 24 6.1 117 9.7 48 60.8 68 6.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 430 98.4 18 78.3 412 99.5 1,256 98.3 66 80.5 1,182 99.5
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 4.3 0 0.0 3 0.2 3 3.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.2 1 4.3 0 0.0 3 0.2 2 2.4 1 0.1
Other Facility 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
Outside Alaska 4 0.9 3 13.0 1 0.2 13 1.0 11 13.4 2 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 379 87.3 15 65.2 364 88.6 1,115 88.3 59 73.8 1,049 89.2
Vaginal after C-Section 15 3.5 0 0.0 15 3.6 37 2.9 1 1.3 36 3.1
Primary C-Section 27 6.2 4 17.4 23 5.6 69 5.5 10 12.5 59 5.0
Repeat C-Section 13 3.0 4 17.4 9 2.2 42 3.3 10 12.5 32 2.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 266 62.1 18 78.3 248 61.2 759 60.8 65 81.3 690 59.4
3rd Trimester 50 11.7 3 13.0 47 11.6 173 13.9 8 10.0 162 14.0
No Prenatal Care 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.7 6 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 45 10.5 4 17.4 41 10.1 113 9.1 12 15.0 101 8.7
Adequate 81 19.0 10 43.5 71 17.6 238 19.1 34 42.5 200 17.2
Intermediate 136 31.9 4 17.4 132 32.7 379 30.4 21 26.3 358 30.9
Inadequate 165 38.6 5 21.7 160 39.6 518 41.5 13 16.3 501 43.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 61 14.0 1 4.3 60 14.5 153 12.0 5 6.1 148 12.5
Low Birthweight Birth 29 6.6 0 0.0 29 7.0 68 5.3 2 2.4 66 5.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 427 100.0 28 100.0 397 100.0 1,274 100.0 84 100.0 1,175 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
15-19 60 14.1 0 0.0 59 14.9 179 14.1 2 2.4 175 14.9
20-24 169 39.6 4 14.3 165 41.6 417 32.7 9 10.7 406 34.6
25-29 97 22.7 11 39.3 86 21.7 336 26.4 26 31.0 308 26.2
30-34 56 13.1 7 25.0 49 12.3 189 14.8 31 36.9 155 13.2
35-39 36 8.4 5 17.9 30 7.6 115 9.0 13 15.5 97 8.3
40-44 9 2.1 1 3.6 8 2.0 31 2.4 3 3.6 27 2.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 1.4 1 3.7 5 1.3 28 2.2 2 2.6 25 2.2
Reported Smoking 71 16.9 0 0.0 71 18.3 196 15.6 2 2.4 192 16.5
Unwed 252 59.4 2 7.7 249 62.9 691 54.4 9 11.0 678 57.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 105 25.9 0 0.0 105 27.8 303 25.1 1 1.2 301 27.0
12 Years 255 62.8 11 40.7 243 64.3 758 62.7 30 37.0 720 64.6
12+ Years 46 11.3 16 59.3 30 7.9 147 12.2 50 61.7 93 8.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 422 98.8 24 85.7 396 99.7 1,249 98.0 68 81.0 1,169 99.5
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 3.6 0 0.0 3 0.2 3 3.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 1 1.2 1 0.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.4 0 0.0 4 0.3
Outside Alaska 4 0.9 3 10.7 1 0.3 15 1.2 12 14.3 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 376 89.1 21 77.8 353 89.8 1,103 87.7 62 76.5 1,028 88.4
Vaginal after C-Section 12 2.8 1 3.7 11 2.8 37 2.9 1 1.2 36 3.1
Primary C-Section 21 5.0 4 14.8 17 4.3 66 5.3 10 12.3 56 4.8
Repeat C-Section 13 3.1 1 3.7 12 3.1 51 4.1 8 9.9 43 3.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 234 56.1 23 85.2 211 54.4 741 59.5 66 81.5 668 58.0
3rd Trimester 73 17.5 2 7.4 70 18.0 169 13.6 7 8.6 159 13.8
No Prenatal Care 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 6 0.5 1 1.2 4 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 9.6 5 18.5 35 9.0 115 9.2 12 14.8 103 9.0
Adequate 56 13.4 9 33.3 47 12.1 233 18.7 35 43.2 193 16.8
Intermediate 117 28.0 10 37.0 107 27.5 355 28.5 20 24.7 333 29.0
Inadequate 205 49.0 3 11.1 200 51.4 541 43.5 14 17.3 521 45.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 46 10.8 1 3.6 45 11.3 159 12.5 8 9.5 149 12.7
Low Birthweight Birth 15 3.5 1 3.6 14 3.5 58 4.6 4 4.8 52 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.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 414 100.0 31 100.0 377 100.0 1,270 100.0 73 100.0 1,178 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
15-19 63 15.2 1 3.2 62 16.4 188 14.8 3 4.1 183 15.5
20-24 126 30.4 3 9.7 123 32.6 377 29.7 6 8.2 368 31.2
25-29 120 29.0 6 19.4 112 29.7 328 25.8 19 26.0 306 26.0
30-34 59 14.3 15 48.4 43 11.4 206 16.2 32 43.8 169 14.3
35-39 34 8.2 4 12.9 28 7.4 128 10.1 10 13.7 113 9.6
40-44 12 2.9 2 6.5 9 2.4 34 2.7 3 4.1 30 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 8 2.0 0 0.0 8 2.1 43 3.4 1 1.5 41 3.5
Reported Smoking 58 14.1 0 0.0 58 15.5 203 16.2 2 2.8 199 17.1
Unwed 226 54.6 4 12.9 222 58.9 648 51.1 9 12.3 635 53.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 99 25.9 0 0.0 99 28.5 308 25.5 1 1.4 306 27.3
12 Years 250 65.4 11 37.9 234 67.4 742 61.4 21 30.0 713 63.5
12+ Years 33 8.6 18 62.1 14 4.0 159 13.2 48 68.6 103 9.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 404 97.6 24 77.4 374 99.2 1,240 97.6 58 79.5 1,167 99.1
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 3.2 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.5 1 3.2 1 0.3 3 0.2 1 1.4 2 0.2
Other Facility 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 11 0.9 0 0.0 9 0.8
Outside Alaska 5 1.2 5 16.1 0 0.0 14 1.1 12 16.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 360 88.5 23 76.7 332 89.2 1,093 87.1 53 74.6 1,023 87.7
Vaginal after C-Section 10 2.5 0 0.0 10 2.7 37 2.9 0 0.0 37 3.2
Primary C-Section 21 5.2 2 6.7 19 5.1 73 5.8 9 12.7 64 5.5
Repeat C-Section 16 3.9 5 16.7 11 3.0 52 4.1 9 12.7 43 3.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 259 64.1 24 80.0 231 62.8 738 60.5 55 78.6 673 59.3
3rd Trimester 50 12.4 3 10.0 45 12.2 124 10.2 5 7.1 117 10.3
No Prenatal Care 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 8 0.7 1 1.4 5 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 28 6.9 3 10.0 25 6.8 117 9.6 10 14.3 107 9.5
Adequate 101 25.1 15 50.0 82 22.3 247 20.3 32 45.7 210 18.6
Intermediate 126 31.3 7 23.3 119 32.4 343 28.3 13 18.6 327 29.0
Inadequate 148 36.7 5 16.7 141 38.4 507 41.8 15 21.4 484 42.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 46 11.2 3 9.7 43 11.5 167 13.2 8 11.0 157 13.4
Low Birthweight Birth 24 5.8 1 3.2 23 6.1 75 5.9 3 4.2 70 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 Bethel1

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 433 100.0 25 100.0 401 100.0 1,275 100.0 70 100.0 1,188 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.7 4 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.3
15-19 56 12.9 1 4.0 54 13.5 183 14.4 2 2.9 179 15.1
20-24 122 28.2 2 8.0 118 29.4 380 29.8 8 11.4 368 31.0
25-29 119 27.5 9 36.0 110 27.4 307 24.1 20 28.6 285 24.0
30-34 74 17.1 9 36.0 63 15.7 219 17.2 25 35.7 188 15.8
35-39 45 10.4 4 16.0 39 9.7 140 11.0 12 17.1 125 10.5
40-44 10 2.3 0 0.0 10 2.5 33 2.6 3 4.3 30 2.5
45+ 4 0.9 0 0.0 4 1.0 9 0.7 0 0.0 9 0.8
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 3.3 1 4.8 12 3.0 50 4.0 1 1.5 48 4.1
Reported Smoking 67 15.6 2 8.3 63 15.8 210 16.6 5 7.2 203 17.2
Unwed 213 49.3 3 12.0 207 51.6 629 49.4 8 11.4 615 51.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 99 23.6 1 4.0 97 24.9 304 24.6 1 1.4 302 26.2
12 Years 253 60.2 8 32.0 243 62.5 746 60.3 15 21.7 727 63.0
12+ Years 68 16.2 16 64.0 49 12.6 188 15.2 53 76.8 125 10.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 423 97.7 20 80.0 399 99.5 1,247 97.8 59 84.3 1,175 98.9
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 4.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.9 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.3 1 1.4 3 0.3
Other Facility 3 0.7 0 0.0 2 0.5 11 0.9 0 0.0 9 0.8
Outside Alaska 6 1.4 4 16.0 0 0.0 11 0.9 8 11.4 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 367 85.7 18 75.0 343 86.2 1,090 86.2 52 75.4 1,024 86.8
Vaginal after C-Section 15 3.5 0 0.0 15 3.8 43 3.4 0 0.0 43 3.6
Primary C-Section 24 5.6 4 16.7 20 5.0 80 6.3 11 15.9 67 5.7
Repeat C-Section 22 5.1 2 8.3 20 5.0 52 4.1 6 8.7 46 3.9
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 248 58.5 19 79.2 226 57.1 714 58.9 56 82.4 648 57.2
3rd Trimester 46 10.8 2 8.3 44 11.1 109 9.0 2 2.9 107 9.5
No Prenatal Care 3 0.7 1 4.2 1 0.3 9 0.7 1 1.5 6 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 47 11.1 4 16.7 43 10.9 143 11.9 14 21.5 128 11.4
Adequate 76 18.0 11 45.8 64 16.2 231 19.2 27 41.5 202 18.0
Intermediate 112 26.5 3 12.5 107 27.2 310 25.8 11 16.9 295 26.2
Inadequate 188 44.4 6 25.0 180 45.7 518 43.1 13 20.0 499 44.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 67 15.5 4 16.0 61 15.2 201 15.8 9 12.9 190 16.0
Low Birthweight Birth 19 4.4 2 8.3 15 3.8 78 6.2 3 4.3 73 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 Bethel1

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 423 100.0 17 100.0 400 100.0 1,241 100.0 74 100.0 1,153 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
15-19 69 16.3 1 5.9 67 16.8 173 13.9 2 2.7 169 14.7
20-24 129 30.5 1 5.9 127 31.8 391 31.5 11 14.9 376 32.6
25-29 89 21.0 4 23.5 84 21.0 299 24.1 16 21.6 281 24.4
30-34 73 17.3 8 47.1 63 15.8 201 16.2 24 32.4 173 15.0
35-39 49 11.6 2 11.8 46 11.5 132 10.6 13 17.6 117 10.1
40-44 12 2.8 1 5.9 11 2.8 39 3.1 8 10.8 31 2.7
45+ 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 5 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 5.0 0 0.0 21 5.3 58 4.7 1 1.4 57 5.0
Reported Smoking 78 18.7 0 0.0 78 19.8 206 16.7 5 6.8 201 17.6
Unwed 209 49.4 2 11.8 206 51.5 599 48.3 11 14.9 583 50.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 110 27.0 0 0.0 110 28.5 277 23.0 2 2.9 275 24.5
12 Years 239 58.7 2 12.5 236 61.1 757 62.9 9 12.9 745 66.3
12+ Years 58 14.3 14 87.5 40 10.4 170 14.1 59 84.3 104 9.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 413 97.6 14 82.4 394 98.5 1,221 98.4 66 89.2 1,142 99.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 4 0.3 1 1.4 3 0.3
Other Facility 6 1.4 0 0.0 5 1.3 8 0.6 0 0.0 7 0.6
Outside Alaska 3 0.7 3 17.6 0 0.0 6 0.5 5 6.8 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 366 87.1 12 70.6 348 87.7 1,070 86.6 57 77.0 1,002 87.4
Vaginal after C-Section 12 2.9 0 0.0 12 3.0 42 3.4 0 0.0 42 3.7
Primary C-Section 28 6.7 3 17.6 25 6.3 81 6.6 10 13.5 68 5.9
Repeat C-Section 14 3.3 2 11.8 12 3.0 42 3.4 7 9.5 35 3.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 231 59.1 12 75.0 216 58.4 694 58.8 55 76.4 630 57.5
3rd Trimester 28 7.2 0 0.0 28 7.6 101 8.6 2 2.8 99 9.0
No Prenatal Care 4 1.0 0 0.0 3 0.8 7 0.6 0 0.0 6 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 42 10.8 3 18.8 39 10.6 135 11.6 14 20.3 120 11.0
Adequate 70 18.0 6 37.5 64 17.4 219 18.8 27 39.1 191 17.6
Intermediate 105 27.1 3 18.8 101 27.5 313 26.8 13 18.8 296 27.3
Inadequate 171 44.1 4 25.0 163 44.4 499 42.8 15 21.7 479 44.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 54 12.8 1 5.9 53 13.3 188 15.2 5 6.8 182 15.8
Low Birthweight Birth 32 7.6 0 0.0 32 8.0 83 6.7 1 1.4 81 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 Bethel1

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 419 100.0 28 100.0 387 100.0 1,274 100.0 88 100.0 1,175 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 4 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.3
15-19 58 13.8 0 0.0 58 15.0 174 13.7 1 1.1 172 14.6
20-24 129 30.8 5 17.9 123 31.8 398 31.2 17 19.3 377 32.1
25-29 99 23.6 7 25.0 91 23.5 316 24.8 24 27.3 290 24.7
30-34 72 17.2 8 28.6 62 16.0 212 16.6 24 27.3 185 15.7
35-39 46 11.0 6 21.4 40 10.3 129 10.1 15 17.0 113 9.6
40-44 11 2.6 2 7.1 9 2.3 38 3.0 7 8.0 31 2.6
45+ 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.8 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 3.6 0 0.0 15 3.9 56 4.4 2 2.4 54 4.6
Reported Smoking 65 15.6 3 10.7 62 16.1 202 16.0 8 9.2 194 16.6
Unwed 207 49.4 3 10.7 202 52.2 593 46.6 11 12.5 577 49.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 95 23.1 0 0.0 95 25.1 266 21.6 2 2.4 264 23.2
12 Years 254 61.8 5 17.9 248 65.4 791 64.3 18 22.0 770 67.5
12+ Years 62 15.1 23 82.1 36 9.5 173 14.1 62 75.6 106 9.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 411 98.1 25 89.3 382 98.7 1,258 98.7 79 89.8 1,168 99.4
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 3.6 0 0.0 3 0.2 3 3.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 0.7 1 3.6 2 0.5 4 0.3 2 2.3 2 0.2
Other Facility 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 4 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.3
Outside Alaska 2 0.5 1 3.6 1 0.3 5 0.4 4 4.5 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 357 85.6 22 78.6 333 86.5 1,089 86.2 67 77.0 1,016 87.1
Vaginal after C-Section 16 3.8 0 0.0 16 4.2 50 4.0 0 0.0 50 4.3
Primary C-Section 28 6.7 4 14.3 22 5.7 81 6.4 12 13.8 65 5.6
Repeat C-Section 16 3.8 2 7.1 14 3.6 43 3.4 8 9.2 35 3.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 235 59.0 25 89.3 206 56.3 752 61.2 64 77.1 679 59.8
3rd Trimester 35 8.8 0 0.0 35 9.6 108 8.8 6 7.2 102 9.0
No Prenatal Care 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 8 0.7 1 1.3 7 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 54 13.8 7 28.0 46 12.7 139 11.4 17 21.5 121 10.7
Adequate 85 21.7 10 40.0 74 20.4 256 21.1 30 38.0 223 19.8
Intermediate 93 23.8 5 20.0 87 24.0 330 27.2 15 19.0 311 27.6
Inadequate 159 40.7 3 12.0 156 43.0 490 40.3 17 21.5 472 41.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 80 19.1 4 14.3 76 19.6 214 16.8 5 5.7 207 17.6
Low Birthweight Birth 27 6.5 1 3.6 26 6.8 76 6.0 1 1.1 74 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.
 
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Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 399 100.0 29 100.0 366 100.0 1,275 100.0 82 100.0 1,183 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
15-19 46 11.5 1 3.4 44 12.0 166 13.0 1 1.2 164 13.9
20-24 133 33.3 5 17.2 126 34.4 383 30.0 14 17.1 366 30.9
25-29 111 27.8 5 17.2 106 29.0 348 27.3 26 31.7 321 27.1
30-34 56 14.0 8 27.6 48 13.1 217 17.0 25 30.5 188 15.9
35-39 37 9.3 5 17.2 31 8.5 120 9.4 10 12.2 109 9.2
40-44 16 4.0 5 17.2 11 3.0 37 2.9 6 7.3 31 2.6
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 5.5 1 3.6 21 5.8 65 5.2 2 2.6 63 5.4
Reported Smoking 63 15.8 2 6.9 61 16.7 233 18.4 7 8.6 226 19.2
Unwed 183 46.0 6 20.7 175 47.9 564 44.4 11 13.4 550 46.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 72 18.7 2 7.7 70 19.5 264 21.5 2 2.6 262 22.9
12 Years 264 68.4 2 7.7 261 72.7 789 64.3 17 22.4 769 67.2
12+ Years 50 13.0 22 84.6 28 7.8 174 14.2 57 75.0 113 9.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 397 99.5 27 93.1 366 100.0 1,259 98.7 74 90.2 1,175 99.3
Birthing Center 1 0.3 1 3.4 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.2 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.5 0 0.0 7 0.6
Outside Alaska 1 0.3 1 3.4 0 0.0 6 0.5 5 6.1 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 347 87.2 23 79.3 321 87.9 1,091 86.8 61 76.3 1,023 87.6
Vaginal after C-Section 14 3.5 0 0.0 14 3.8 56 4.5 1 1.3 55 4.7
Primary C-Section 25 6.3 3 10.3 21 5.8 76 6.0 11 13.8 63 5.4
Repeat C-Section 12 3.0 3 10.3 9 2.5 34 2.7 7 8.8 27 2.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 228 58.3 18 64.3 208 57.8 778 62.4 57 74.0 714 61.5
3rd Trimester 38 9.7 2 7.1 36 10.0 131 10.5 7 9.1 124 10.7
No Prenatal Care 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 7 0.6 1 1.3 6 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 10.1 4 14.3 35 9.8 146 11.8 14 18.7 132 11.5
Adequate 64 16.5 11 39.3 53 14.9 269 21.8 29 38.7 237 20.6
Intermediate 115 29.7 5 17.9 108 30.3 323 26.2 14 18.7 304 26.4
Inadequate 169 43.7 8 28.6 160 44.9 497 40.2 18 24.0 478 41.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 54 13.5 0 0.0 53 14.5 182 14.3 1 1.2 179 15.1
Low Birthweight Birth 24 6.0 0 0.0 23 6.3 70 5.5 0 0.0 69 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 Bethel1

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 456 100.0 31 100.0 422 100.0 1,311 100.0 80 100.0 1,225 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.7 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.2
15-19 70 15.4 0 0.0 70 16.6 185 14.1 1 1.3 184 15.0
20-24 136 29.8 7 22.6 128 30.3 370 28.2 11 13.8 358 29.2
25-29 106 23.2 12 38.7 93 22.0 335 25.6 28 35.0 306 25.0
30-34 84 18.4 8 25.8 75 17.8 258 19.7 30 37.5 224 18.3
35-39 46 10.1 4 12.9 42 10.0 126 9.6 9 11.3 117 9.6
40-44 11 2.4 0 0.0 11 2.6 32 2.4 1 1.3 31 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 4.3 1 3.6 18 4.3 56 4.3 1 1.4 55 4.5
Reported Smoking 74 16.4 3 10.0 71 17.0 248 19.1 6 7.6 242 19.9
Unwed 203 44.5 2 6.5 200 47.4 585 44.8 7 8.8 577 47.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 99 22.9 0 0.0 99 24.6 269 21.3 2 2.7 267 22.6
12 Years 273 63.0 11 39.3 261 64.9 812 64.4 22 29.3 788 66.8
12+ Years 61 14.1 17 60.7 42 10.4 179 14.2 51 68.0 124 10.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 450 98.7 27 87.1 420 99.5 1,280 97.6 70 87.5 1,204 98.3
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 3.2 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.2 1 3.2 0 0.0 3 0.2 2 2.5 1 0.1
Other Facility 2 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.5 18 1.4 0 0.0 18 1.5
Outside Alaska 2 0.4 2 6.5 0 0.0 8 0.6 6 7.5 2 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 385 85.9 22 73.3 362 87.0 1,119 86.7 62 81.6 1,053 87.1
Vaginal after C-Section 20 4.5 0 0.0 20 4.8 65 5.0 1 1.3 64 5.3
Primary C-Section 28 6.3 5 16.7 22 5.3 75 5.8 8 10.5 66 5.5
Repeat C-Section 15 3.3 3 10.0 12 2.9 31 2.4 5 6.6 26 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 289 65.7 21 77.8 265 64.6 839 65.5 60 78.9 774 64.6
3rd Trimester 35 8.0 4 14.8 31 7.6 139 10.9 9 11.8 130 10.8
No Prenatal Care 5 1.1 1 3.8 4 1.0 8 0.6 1 1.4 7 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 46 10.5 6 23.1 40 9.8 163 12.8 19 25.7 144 12.1
Adequate 107 24.5 9 34.6 96 23.5 282 22.2 27 36.5 252 21.2
Intermediate 122 27.9 5 19.2 116 28.4 334 26.3 13 17.6 318 26.7
Inadequate 162 37.1 6 23.1 156 38.2 491 38.7 15 20.3 476 40.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 80 17.6 1 3.3 78 18.5 186 14.2 4 5.1 181 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 25 5.5 0 0.0 25 6.0 69 5.3 1 1.3 68 5.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 420 100.0 22 100.0 395 100.0 1,264 100.0 74 100.0 1,182 100.0
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 50 11.9 0 0.0 50 12.7 157 12.4 3 4.1 154 13.0
20-24 114 27.1 2 9.1 112 28.4 367 29.0 8 10.8 359 30.4
25-29 131 31.2 9 40.9 122 30.9 338 26.7 22 29.7 313 26.5
30-34 77 18.3 9 40.9 65 16.5 251 19.9 30 40.5 216 18.3
35-39 37 8.8 1 4.5 36 9.1 122 9.7 9 12.2 113 9.6
40-44 10 2.4 1 4.5 9 2.3 26 2.1 2 2.7 24 2.0
45+ 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 24 5.8 0 0.0 24 6.2 57 4.6 1 1.4 56 4.8
Reported Smoking 96 23.0 2 9.1 94 24.0 234 18.6 7 9.5 227 19.3
Unwed 178 42.8 3 13.6 175 44.8 555 44.0 13 17.6 541 45.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 93 22.8 0 0.0 93 24.3 246 20.0 3 4.2 242 21.1
12 Years 252 61.8 4 18.2 247 64.5 806 65.7 15 21.1 787 68.6
12+ Years 63 15.4 18 81.8 43 11.2 175 14.3 53 74.6 119 10.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 412 98.1 20 90.9 389 98.5 1,229 97.2 66 89.2 1,155 97.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.4 1 1.4 4 0.3
Other Facility 5 1.2 0 0.0 5 1.3 21 1.7 0 0.0 21 1.8
Outside Alaska 3 0.7 2 9.1 1 0.3 7 0.6 5 6.8 2 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 359 87.3 16 76.2 340 87.9 1,091 87.3 59 84.3 1,025 87.5
Vaginal after C-Section 22 5.4 1 4.8 21 5.4 67 5.4 2 2.9 65 5.6
Primary C-Section 23 5.6 3 14.3 20 5.2 75 6.0 7 10.0 67 5.7
Repeat C-Section 7 1.7 1 4.8 6 1.6 16 1.3 2 2.9 14 1.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 261 62.7 18 81.8 241 61.6 869 70.2 60 81.1 803 69.5
3rd Trimester 58 13.9 1 4.5 57 14.6 126 10.2 6 8.1 120 10.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 5 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 61 14.8 4 19.0 57 14.7 171 14.0 21 28.8 149 13.0
Adequate 98 23.8 9 42.9 88 22.7 280 22.9 25 34.2 253 22.2
Intermediate 86 20.9 4 19.0 80 20.7 330 27.0 15 20.5 310 27.1
Inadequate 166 40.4 4 19.0 162 41.9 442 36.1 12 16.4 430 37.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 48 11.4 0 0.0 48 12.2 155 12.3 5 6.8 150 12.7
Low Birthweight Birth 21 5.0 0 0.0 21 5.3 63 5.0 1 1.4 62 5.3
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 Bethel1

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 435 100.0 27 100.0 408 100.0 1,263 100.0 80 100.0 1,175 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
15-19 65 14.9 1 3.7 64 15.7 156 12.4 5 6.3 151 12.9
20-24 120 27.6 2 7.4 118 28.9 385 30.5 10 12.5 373 31.8
25-29 98 22.5 7 25.9 91 22.3 302 23.9 18 22.5 281 23.9
30-34 97 22.3 13 48.1 84 20.6 261 20.7 32 40.0 227 19.3
35-39 43 9.9 4 14.8 39 9.6 132 10.5 13 16.3 118 10.1
40-44 11 2.5 0 0.0 11 2.7 22 1.7 2 2.5 20 1.7
45+ 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 3.0 0 0.0 13 3.2 54 4.3 3 3.9 51 4.4
Reported Smoking 78 18.0 1 3.7 77 19.0 193 15.3 8 10.0 185 15.8
Unwed 204 46.9 2 7.4 202 49.5 545 43.2 14 17.5 528 44.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 77 18.4 2 8.0 75 19.0 231 18.7 4 5.2 226 19.7
12 Years 287 68.5 7 28.0 280 71.1 830 67.3 20 26.0 804 70.0
12+ Years 55 13.1 16 64.0 39 9.9 173 14.0 53 68.8 119 10.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 418 96.1 23 85.2 395 96.8 1,228 97.2 72 90.0 1,148 97.7
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 3.7 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 2.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.5 1 3.7 1 0.2 5 0.4 1 1.3 4 0.3
Other Facility 11 2.5 0 0.0 11 2.7 23 1.8 1 1.3 22 1.9
Outside Alaska 3 0.7 2 7.4 1 0.2 5 0.4 4 5.0 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 375 87.0 24 96.0 351 86.5 1,107 88.1 66 85.7 1,034 88.2
Vaginal after C-Section 23 5.3 0 0.0 23 5.7 64 5.1 1 1.3 63 5.4
Primary C-Section 24 5.6 0 0.0 24 5.9 69 5.5 7 9.1 61 5.2
Repeat C-Section 9 2.1 1 4.0 8 2.0 17 1.4 3 3.9 14 1.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 289 68.0 21 77.8 268 67.3 943 76.5 65 82.3 871 76.0
3rd Trimester 46 10.8 4 14.8 42 10.6 91 7.4 5 6.3 86 7.5
No Prenatal Care 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 5 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 56 13.3 9 33.3 47 11.9 169 13.9 25 31.6 143 12.6
Adequate 77 18.2 9 33.3 68 17.2 288 23.6 25 31.6 262 23.1
Intermediate 126 29.9 4 14.8 122 30.9 366 30.0 16 20.3 346 30.5
Inadequate 163 38.6 5 18.5 158 40.0 397 32.5 13 16.5 382 33.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 58 13.4 3 11.1 55 13.6 166 13.2 11 13.8 154 13.1
Low Birthweight Birth 23 5.3 1 3.7 22 5.4 65 5.2 4 5.0 61 5.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 409 100.0 25 100.0 379 100.0 1,215 100.0 69 100.0 1,136 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.3
15-19 42 10.3 2 8.0 40 10.6 131 10.8 5 7.2 126 11.1
20-24 133 32.5 4 16.0 129 34.0 371 30.6 10 14.5 359 31.6
25-29 109 26.7 6 24.0 100 26.4 317 26.1 17 24.6 295 26.0
30-34 77 18.8 8 32.0 67 17.7 243 20.0 24 34.8 217 19.1
35-39 42 10.3 4 16.0 38 10.0 125 10.3 10 14.5 114 10.0
40-44 5 1.2 1 4.0 4 1.1 22 1.8 3 4.3 19 1.7
45+ 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 4.9 1 4.2 19 5.0 66 5.5 3 4.4 63 5.6
Reported Smoking 60 14.7 4 16.0 56 14.9 170 14.0 10 14.5 160 14.1
Unwed 173 42.3 8 32.0 164 43.3 500 41.2 16 23.2 481 42.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 76 19.0 1 4.2 74 19.9 224 18.7 2 2.9 221 19.7
12 Years 267 66.8 4 16.7 260 70.1 792 66.2 15 22.1 771 68.9
12+ Years 57 14.3 19 79.2 37 10.0 181 15.1 51 75.0 127 11.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 399 97.6 23 92.0 371 97.9 1,187 97.7 65 94.2 1,112 97.9
Birthing Center 1 0.2 1 4.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.8 4 0.3 0 0.0 4 0.4
Other Facility 5 1.2 0 0.0 5 1.3 20 1.6 1 1.4 19 1.7
Outside Alaska 1 0.2 1 4.0 0 0.0 3 0.2 2 2.9 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 357 87.7 19 79.2 334 88.4 1,089 89.8 57 83.8 1,023 90.1
Vaginal after C-Section 22 5.4 1 4.2 21 5.6 54 4.5 1 1.5 53 4.7
Primary C-Section 28 6.9 4 16.7 23 6.1 59 4.9 8 11.8 50 4.4
Repeat C-Section 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 0.9 2 2.9 9 0.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 319 80.4 21 84.0 294 80.1 926 78.1 57 83.8 860 77.6
3rd Trimester 22 5.5 1 4.0 21 5.7 74 6.2 1 1.5 73 6.6
No Prenatal Care 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.6 8 0.7 0 0.0 8 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 54 13.8 8 32.0 45 12.5 181 15.4 19 27.9 160 14.6
Adequate 105 26.9 7 28.0 97 26.9 319 27.1 23 33.8 295 26.9
Intermediate 118 30.3 7 28.0 108 30.0 332 28.2 13 19.1 315 28.7
Inadequate 113 29.0 3 12.0 110 30.6 344 29.3 13 19.1 328 29.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 49 12.0 2 8.0 47 12.4 156 12.9 11 15.9 144 12.7
Low Birthweight Birth 19 4.6 0 0.0 19 5.0 54 4.5 4 5.8 50 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 Bethel1

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 419 100.0 28 100.0 388 100.0 1,189 100.0 75 100.0 1,106 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.5 5 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.5
15-19 49 11.7 2 7.1 47 12.1 129 10.9 4 5.3 125 11.3
20-24 132 31.6 4 14.3 126 32.6 343 28.9 8 10.7 333 30.1
25-29 95 22.7 5 17.9 90 23.3 316 26.6 16 21.3 296 26.8
30-34 87 20.8 11 39.3 76 19.6 247 20.8 26 34.7 221 20.0
35-39 47 11.2 5 17.9 41 10.6 119 10.0 15 20.0 102 9.2
40-44 6 1.4 1 3.6 5 1.3 27 2.3 5 6.7 22 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 1 1.3 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 5.0 2 7.1 19 4.9 67 5.7 2 2.8 65 5.9
Reported Smoking 55 13.1 3 10.7 52 13.4 157 13.3 10 13.7 147 13.4
Unwed 168 40.1 4 14.3 162 41.8 484 40.7 12 16.2 469 42.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 78 18.8 1 3.6 77 20.1 217 18.6 2 2.7 215 19.8
12 Years 276 66.5 9 32.1 264 68.8 751 64.4 14 18.9 732 67.5
12+ Years 61 14.7 18 64.3 43 11.2 199 17.1 58 78.4 138 12.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 411 98.1 26 92.9 382 98.5 1,157 97.3 68 90.7 1,081 97.7
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 3 0.3 1 1.3 2 0.2
Other Facility 7 1.7 1 3.6 6 1.5 23 1.9 1 1.3 22 2.0
Outside Alaska 1 0.2 1 3.6 0 0.0 6 0.5 5 6.7 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 375 89.5 23 82.1 349 89.9 1,084 91.3 62 84.9 1,016 91.9
Vaginal after C-Section 19 4.5 0 0.0 19 4.9 44 3.7 0 0.0 43 3.9
Primary C-Section 17 4.1 3 10.7 14 3.6 43 3.6 7 9.6 35 3.2
Repeat C-Section 8 1.9 2 7.1 6 1.5 16 1.3 4 5.5 12 1.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 335 81.5 23 85.2 309 81.1 910 77.8 61 83.6 841 77.2
3rd Trimester 23 5.6 0 0.0 23 6.0 65 5.6 2 2.7 63 5.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 6 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 59 14.5 8 29.6 51 13.5 246 21.1 23 31.5 221 20.4
Adequate 106 26.0 9 33.3 97 25.7 331 28.4 27 37.0 302 27.9
Intermediate 122 29.9 5 18.5 116 30.7 290 24.9 8 11.0 281 25.9
Inadequate 121 29.7 5 18.5 114 30.2 298 25.6 15 20.5 280 25.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 59 14.1 6 21.4 52 13.4 162 13.7 12 16.2 149 13.5
Low Birthweight Birth 23 5.5 3 10.7 20 5.2 52 4.4 7 9.5 45 4.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 387 100.0 16 100.0 369 100.0 1,177 100.0 71 100.0 1,095 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.3
15-19 40 10.3 1 6.3 39 10.6 127 10.8 3 4.2 124 11.3
20-24 106 27.4 2 12.5 104 28.2 330 28.1 9 12.7 320 29.3
25-29 113 29.2 6 37.5 105 28.5 344 29.3 19 26.8 319 29.2
30-34 79 20.4 5 31.3 74 20.1 236 20.1 22 31.0 212 19.4
35-39 36 9.3 1 6.3 35 9.5 109 9.3 13 18.3 94 8.6
40-44 11 2.8 1 6.3 10 2.7 24 2.0 4 5.6 20 1.8
45+ 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 0.3 1 1.4 2 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 25 6.5 0 0.0 25 6.8 96 8.2 1 1.5 95 8.7
Reported Smoking 55 14.3 3 18.8 52 14.2 166 14.2 9 13.2 157 14.4
Unwed 159 41.1 4 25.0 155 42.0 474 40.3 11 15.7 462 42.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 70 18.3 0 0.0 70 19.2 210 18.5 1 1.4 208 19.8
12 Years 249 65.2 2 12.5 247 67.9 730 64.4 15 21.4 711 67.6
12+ Years 63 16.5 14 87.5 47 12.9 193 17.0 54 77.1 133 12.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 377 97.4 16 100.0 359 97.3 1,144 97.2 63 88.7 1,070 97.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 6 0.5 2 2.8 4 0.4
Other Facility 8 2.1 0 0.0 8 2.2 19 1.6 0 0.0 19 1.7
Outside Alaska 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 8 0.7 6 8.5 2 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 357 92.2 15 93.8 340 92.1 1,064 90.6 56 82.4 1,001 91.4
Vaginal after C-Section 13 3.4 0 0.0 13 3.5 41 3.5 1 1.5 39 3.6
Primary C-Section 14 3.6 1 6.3 13 3.5 54 4.6 5 7.4 46 4.2
Repeat C-Section 3 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.8 15 1.3 6 8.8 9 0.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 272 72.0 13 81.3 257 71.4 898 77.2 57 81.4 830 76.7
3rd Trimester 29 7.7 0 0.0 29 8.1 58 5.0 5 7.1 53 4.9
No Prenatal Care 5 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.4 5 0.4 0 0.0 5 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 68 18.0 3 18.8 64 17.8 351 30.5 25 35.7 322 30.1
Adequate 108 28.6 7 43.8 101 28.1 338 29.3 24 34.3 311 29.0
Intermediate 92 24.3 1 6.3 91 25.3 223 19.4 8 11.4 212 19.8
Inadequate 110 29.1 5 31.3 104 28.9 240 20.8 13 18.6 226 21.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 48 12.5 3 18.8 45 12.3 156 13.3 7 10.0 148 13.5
Low Birthweight Birth 12 3.1 1 6.3 11 3.0 45 3.8 4 5.7 41 3.8
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 Bethel1

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 383 100.0 31 100.0 349 100.0 1,236 100.0 91 100.0 1,134 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.6 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
15-19 40 10.4 1 3.2 39 11.2 140 11.3 2 2.2 137 12.1
20-24 105 27.4 2 6.5 103 29.5 347 28.1 14 15.4 331 29.2
25-29 108 28.2 5 16.1 101 28.9 370 30.0 23 25.3 343 30.3
30-34 81 21.1 10 32.3 71 20.3 237 19.2 26 28.6 209 18.4
35-39 36 9.4 9 29.0 26 7.4 113 9.1 20 22.0 91 8.0
40-44 10 2.6 3 9.7 7 2.0 24 1.9 5 5.5 19 1.7
45+ 1 0.3 1 3.2 0 0.0 2 0.2 1 1.1 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 5.6 0 0.0 21 6.1 146 11.9 2 2.3 144 12.7
Reported Smoking 47 12.4 4 13.8 43 12.4 183 14.9 8 9.2 175 15.5
Unwed 157 41.1 4 13.3 152 43.6 496 40.2 14 15.6 480 42.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 69 18.6 1 3.3 68 20.2 235 19.8 1 1.1 233 21.5
12 Years 226 61.1 3 10.0 221 65.6 749 63.2 24 26.7 720 66.4
12+ Years 75 20.3 26 86.7 48 14.2 202 17.0 65 72.2 132 12.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 369 96.3 26 83.9 340 97.4 1,202 97.2 82 90.1 1,109 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.5 1 3.2 1 0.3 9 0.7 2 2.2 7 0.6
Other Facility 8 2.1 0 0.0 8 2.3 17 1.4 0 0.0 17 1.5
Outside Alaska 4 1.0 4 12.9 0 0.0 8 0.6 7 7.7 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 352 92.4 24 82.8 327 93.7 1,118 90.7 69 79.3 1,042 91.9
Vaginal after C-Section 12 3.1 0 0.0 11 3.2 40 3.2 2 2.3 37 3.3
Primary C-Section 12 3.1 3 10.3 8 2.3 57 4.6 8 9.2 46 4.1
Repeat C-Section 5 1.3 2 6.9 3 0.9 17 1.4 8 9.2 9 0.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 303 79.5 25 83.3 275 79.0 951 77.7 74 83.1 868 77.2
3rd Trimester 13 3.4 2 6.7 11 3.2 40 3.3 5 5.6 35 3.1
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 119 31.4 12 40.0 106 30.6 430 35.6 31 34.8 396 35.8
Adequate 117 30.9 11 36.7 104 30.1 373 30.9 37 41.6 332 30.0
Intermediate 76 20.1 2 6.7 74 21.4 198 16.4 11 12.4 184 16.6
Inadequate 67 17.7 5 16.7 62 17.9 206 17.1 10 11.2 195 17.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 55 14.4 3 10.0 52 14.9 167 13.5 7 7.8 159 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 17 4.5 3 10.0 14 4.0 47 3.8 4 4.4 43 3.8
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 Bethel1

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 407 100.0 24 100.0 377 100.0 1,263 100.0 88 100.0 1,161 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
15-19 47 11.6 1 4.2 46 12.2 151 12.0 5 5.7 144 12.4
20-24 119 29.3 5 20.8 113 30.1 367 29.1 15 17.0 349 30.1
25-29 123 30.3 8 33.3 113 30.1 379 30.0 24 27.3 351 30.3
30-34 76 18.7 7 29.2 67 17.8 221 17.5 20 22.7 197 17.0
35-39 37 9.1 3 12.5 33 8.8 117 9.3 22 25.0 94 8.1
40-44 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.8 25 2.0 2 2.3 23 2.0
45+ 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 50 12.3 1 4.3 49 13.0 198 15.8 2 2.3 196 16.9
Reported Smoking 64 15.8 2 8.7 62 16.4 208 16.5 7 8.1 201 17.4
Unwed 158 38.8 3 12.5 155 41.1 505 40.0 14 15.9 488 42.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 71 18.6 0 0.0 70 19.9 247 20.3 3 3.4 243 21.8
12 Years 255 66.9 10 41.7 243 69.2 781 64.3 28 31.8 747 67.1
12+ Years 55 14.4 14 58.3 38 10.8 187 15.4 57 64.8 124 11.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 398 97.8 21 87.5 371 98.4 1,230 97.4 83 94.3 1,134 97.7
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 3 0.7 1 4.2 2 0.5 13 1.0 2 2.3 10 0.9
Other Facility 3 0.7 0 0.0 3 0.8 16 1.3 0 0.0 16 1.4
Outside Alaska 3 0.7 2 8.3 1 0.3 4 0.3 3 3.4 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 355 87.4 17 73.9 334 88.6 1,125 89.6 64 74.4 1,050 90.8
Vaginal after C-Section 16 3.9 1 4.3 15 4.0 47 3.7 3 3.5 44 3.8
Primary C-Section 28 6.9 1 4.3 25 6.6 68 5.4 11 12.8 55 4.8
Repeat C-Section 7 1.7 4 17.4 3 0.8 16 1.3 8 9.3 8 0.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 323 80.0 19 79.2 298 79.7 961 77.1 73 84.9 877 76.5
3rd Trimester 16 4.0 3 12.5 13 3.5 35 2.8 3 3.5 32 2.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 0.5 0 0.0 5 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 164 41.5 10 41.7 152 41.6 460 37.3 30 34.9 426 37.6
Adequate 113 28.6 6 25.0 106 29.0 377 30.6 35 40.7 337 29.8
Intermediate 55 13.9 5 20.8 47 12.9 193 15.7 13 15.1 176 15.5
Inadequate 63 15.9 3 12.5 60 16.4 202 16.4 8 9.3 193 17.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 53 13.0 1 4.2 51 13.5 174 13.8 9 10.2 164 14.2
Low Birthweight Birth 16 3.9 0 0.0 16 4.3 56 4.4 5 5.7 51 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 Bethel1

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 446 100.0 36 100.0 408 100.0 1,312 100.0 110 100.0 1,189 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
15-19 53 11.9 0 0.0 52 12.7 146 11.1 5 4.5 139 11.7
20-24 123 27.6 7 19.4 115 28.2 382 29.1 20 18.2 360 30.3
25-29 139 31.2 10 27.8 129 31.6 398 30.3 27 24.5 367 30.9
30-34 80 17.9 9 25.0 71 17.4 243 18.5 31 28.2 207 17.4
35-39 40 9.0 8 22.2 32 7.8 111 8.5 22 20.0 89 7.5
40-44 11 2.5 2 5.6 9 2.2 29 2.2 5 4.5 24 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 75 16.9 1 2.9 74 18.2 208 15.9 4 3.7 204 17.2
Reported Smoking 72 16.2 2 5.7 70 17.2 211 16.1 8 7.4 203 17.1
Unwed 181 40.6 7 19.4 173 42.4 507 38.7 14 12.7 489 41.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 95 21.8 0 0.0 95 23.9 259 20.3 3 2.8 256 22.1
12 Years 268 61.6 11 30.6 256 64.5 800 62.6 29 26.6 765 66.1
12+ Years 72 16.6 25 69.4 46 11.6 219 17.1 77 70.6 136 11.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 435 97.5 35 97.2 398 97.5 1,274 97.1 101 91.8 1,161 97.6
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 4 0.9 0 0.0 4 1.0 13 1.0 1 0.9 11 0.9
Other Facility 6 1.3 0 0.0 6 1.5 17 1.3 0 0.0 17 1.4
Outside Alaska 1 0.2 1 2.8 0 0.0 8 0.6 8 7.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 411 92.4 28 80.0 381 93.4 1,180 90.5 84 77.1 1,086 91.8
Vaginal after C-Section 12 2.7 1 2.9 11 2.7 41 3.1 3 2.8 37 3.1
Primary C-Section 17 3.8 4 11.4 13 3.2 67 5.1 16 14.7 50 4.2
Repeat C-Section 5 1.1 2 5.7 3 0.7 16 1.2 6 5.5 10 0.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 325 74.0 30 85.7 295 73.4 965 75.0 94 87.9 862 73.9
3rd Trimester 11 2.5 0 0.0 11 2.7 34 2.6 0 0.0 34 2.9
No Prenatal Care 2 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.3 11 0.9 1 0.9 9 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 147 33.9 9 25.7 138 34.8 467 36.4 37 34.3 427 36.8
Adequate 143 33.0 20 57.1 122 30.8 382 29.8 46 42.6 329 28.3
Intermediate 67 15.5 4 11.4 63 15.9 211 16.5 14 13.0 195 16.8
Inadequate 76 17.6 2 5.7 73 18.4 222 17.3 11 10.2 210 18.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 59 13.3 3 8.3 56 13.8 178 13.6 11 10.0 166 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 14 3.1 1 2.8 13 3.2 63 4.8 6 5.5 56 4.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Bethel1

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 410 100.0 28 100.0 376 100.0 1,281 100.0 100 100.0 1,166 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.2
15-19 51 12.4 4 14.3 46 12.2 136 10.6 7 7.0 128 11.0
20-24 125 30.5 3 10.7 121 32.2 394 30.8 18 18.0 374 32.1
25-29 117 28.5 6 21.4 109 29.0 384 30.0 24 24.0 353 30.3
30-34 65 15.9 4 14.3 59 15.7 237 18.5 30 30.0 202 17.3
35-39 40 9.8 11 39.3 29 7.7 101 7.9 17 17.0 84 7.2
40-44 11 2.7 0 0.0 11 2.9 26 2.0 4 4.0 22 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 73 17.9 0 0.0 73 19.5 192 15.1 5 5.1 187 16.1
Reported Smoking 72 17.6 3 10.7 69 18.4 248 19.4 10 10.1 238 20.5
Unwed 166 40.6 4 14.3 160 42.7 488 38.2 10 10.1 474 40.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 81 20.3 3 10.7 78 21.3 251 20.0 5 5.1 246 21.6
12 Years 258 64.7 7 25.0 248 67.8 794 63.4 19 19.4 769 67.5
12+ Years 60 15.0 18 64.3 40 10.9 207 16.5 74 75.5 125 11.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 397 96.8 27 96.4 365 97.1 1,242 97.0 88 88.0 1,140 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 6 1.5 1 3.6 4 1.1 15 1.2 3 3.0 11 0.9
Other Facility 7 1.7 0 0.0 7 1.9 15 1.2 0 0.0 15 1.3
Outside Alaska 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 0.7 9 9.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 359 88.6 19 67.9 335 90.1 1,142 89.9 80 80.0 1,051 90.8
Vaginal after C-Section 19 4.7 1 3.6 18 4.8 35 2.8 2 2.0 32 2.8
Primary C-Section 23 5.7 6 21.4 17 4.6 75 5.9 14 14.0 60 5.2
Repeat C-Section 4 1.0 2 7.1 2 0.5 19 1.5 4 4.0 15 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 313 77.7 24 88.9 284 76.8 943 74.9 85 86.7 846 73.8
3rd Trimester 8 2.0 0 0.0 8 2.2 35 2.8 1 1.0 34 3.0
No Prenatal Care 4 1.0 0 0.0 4 1.1 11 0.9 1 1.0 10 0.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 149 36.9 11 40.7 136 36.7 507 40.3 37 37.4 467 40.8
Adequate 121 30.0 9 33.3 109 29.4 339 26.9 31 31.3 299 26.1
Intermediate 71 17.6 4 14.8 66 17.8 187 14.9 16 16.2 169 14.8
Inadequate 63 15.6 3 11.1 60 16.2 226 18.0 15 15.2 210 18.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 62 15.2 5 17.9 57 15.2 184 14.4 9 9.0 173 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 26 6.3 4 14.3 22 5.9 77 6.0 5 5.0 71 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