Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,556 100.0 1,180 100.0 192 100.0 5,162 100.0 3,916 100.0 572 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 107 6.9 68 5.8 28 14.6 441 8.5 296 7.6 84 14.7
20-24 460 29.6 331 28.1 70 36.5 1,695 32.8 1,271 32.5 220 38.5
25-29 515 33.1 407 34.5 59 30.7 1,570 30.4 1,226 31.3 152 26.6
30-34 309 19.9 247 20.9 22 11.5 970 18.8 762 19.5 74 12.9
35-39 133 8.6 104 8.8 7 3.6 392 7.6 294 7.5 31 5.4
40-44 28 1.8 21 1.8 5 2.6 86 1.7 62 1.6 9 1.6
45+ 2 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.5 5 0.1 3 0.1 2 0.3
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 0.9 8 0.7 4 2.1 94 1.8 50 1.3 30 5.3
Reported Smoking 197 12.8 117 10.0 61 31.9 648 12.6 399 10.2 185 32.5
Unwed 392 25.3 221 18.7 125 65.1 1,277 24.8 740 18.9 364 63.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 115 7.8 72 6.3 36 19.7 403 8.2 264 6.9 109 20.3
12 Years 565 38.3 424 37.1 79 43.2 2,319 47.2 1,751 46.0 272 50.7
12+ Years 796 53.9 648 56.6 68 37.2 2,196 44.7 1,795 47.1 155 28.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,454 93.4 1,092 92.5 183 95.3 4,844 93.8 3,628 92.6 555 97.0
Birthing Center 60 3.9 53 4.5 5 2.6 194 3.8 175 4.5 11 1.9
Home Birth 21 1.3 20 1.7 1 0.5 80 1.5 77 2.0 3 0.5
Other Facility 4 0.3 2 0.2 2 1.0 6 0.1 4 0.1 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 17 1.1 13 1.1 1 0.5 38 0.7 32 0.8 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,168 76.1 880 75.6 156 82.1 3,874 76.1 2,912 75.6 462 81.3
Vaginal after C-Section 17 1.1 12 1.0 3 1.6 60 1.2 48 1.2 7 1.2
Primary C-Section 187 12.2 142 12.2 14 7.4 640 12.6 505 13.1 49 8.6
Repeat C-Section 163 10.6 130 11.2 17 8.9 517 10.2 389 10.1 50 8.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,187 78.0 928 80.3 128 68.1 4,014 80.5 3,138 82.8 358 65.2
3rd Trimester 74 4.9 47 4.1 12 6.4 181 3.6 114 3.0 38 6.9
No Prenatal Care 6 0.4 4 0.3 1 0.5 16 0.3 10 0.3 4 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 194 12.8 148 12.8 17 9.0 655 13.2 514 13.7 38 6.9
Adequate 577 38.0 477 41.4 49 26.1 1,838 37.1 1,488 39.5 145 26.4
Intermediate 468 30.9 360 31.2 60 31.9 1,619 32.7 1,226 32.6 184 33.5
Inadequate 278 18.3 168 14.6 62 33.0 842 17.0 536 14.2 183 33.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 153 9.9 101 8.6 25 13.2 534 10.4 376 9.6 76 13.3
Low Birthweight Birth 81 5.2 54 4.6 12 6.3 280 5.4 195 5.0 38 6.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,880 100.0 1,443 100.0 197 100.0 5,175 100.0 3,940 100.0 565 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 169 9.0 119 8.3 27 13.7 448 8.7 302 7.7 89 15.8
20-24 637 33.9 483 33.5 85 43.1 1,779 34.4 1,355 34.4 219 38.8
25-29 560 29.8 447 31.0 48 24.4 1,504 29.1 1,167 29.6 139 24.6
30-34 340 18.1 267 18.5 21 10.7 963 18.6 753 19.1 81 14.3
35-39 147 7.8 107 7.4 14 7.1 389 7.5 296 7.5 30 5.3
40-44 25 1.3 18 1.2 2 1.0 86 1.7 62 1.6 6 1.1
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.1 4 0.1 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 31 1.7 18 1.3 8 4.1 117 2.3 65 1.7 34 6.0
Reported Smoking 218 11.7 136 9.5 61 31.3 684 13.3 444 11.3 176 31.3
Unwed 448 23.9 279 19.4 116 58.9 1,328 25.7 787 20.0 364 64.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 135 7.5 89 6.3 35 19.3 438 8.9 292 7.6 108 20.8
12 Years 982 54.5 757 53.8 104 57.5 2,413 48.8 1,832 47.8 278 53.6
12+ Years 684 38.0 561 39.9 42 23.2 2,093 42.3 1,712 44.6 133 25.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,759 93.6 1,331 92.2 193 98.0 4,867 94.0 3,657 92.8 551 97.5
Birthing Center 74 3.9 66 4.6 4 2.0 197 3.8 178 4.5 11 1.9
Home Birth 35 1.9 35 2.4 0 0.0 76 1.5 73 1.9 3 0.5
Other Facility 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 0.5 9 0.6 0 0.0 33 0.6 30 0.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,414 76.3 1,080 76.1 155 79.5 3,833 75.1 2,877 74.2 451 80.2
Vaginal after C-Section 25 1.3 22 1.6 2 1.0 68 1.3 51 1.3 12 2.1
Primary C-Section 226 12.2 180 12.7 21 10.8 693 13.6 557 14.4 56 10.0
Repeat C-Section 189 10.2 137 9.7 17 8.7 511 10.0 391 10.1 43 7.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,509 82.4 1,192 84.7 121 63.4 4,101 82.3 3,213 84.4 356 66.5
3rd Trimester 47 2.6 29 2.1 14 7.3 172 3.5 112 2.9 41 7.7
No Prenatal Care 4 0.2 3 0.2 1 0.5 11 0.2 7 0.2 3 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 222 12.2 178 12.8 11 5.8 762 15.4 609 16.1 48 9.0
Adequate 675 37.1 537 38.5 57 29.8 1,909 38.6 1,526 40.4 154 28.8
Intermediate 653 35.9 502 36.0 64 33.5 1,486 30.0 1,122 29.7 155 29.0
Inadequate 269 14.8 178 12.8 59 30.9 791 16.0 519 13.7 177 33.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 194 10.4 146 10.2 25 12.7 555 10.8 391 10.0 86 15.2
Low Birthweight Birth 93 5.0 64 4.4 15 7.6 299 5.8 215 5.5 38 6.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,726 100.0 1,293 100.0 183 100.0 4,854 100.0 3,700 100.0 546 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 165 9.6 109 8.4 29 15.8 397 8.2 272 7.4 81 14.8
20-24 598 34.6 457 35.3 65 35.5 1,649 34.0 1,247 33.7 204 37.4
25-29 495 28.7 372 28.8 45 24.6 1,429 29.4 1,095 29.6 144 26.4
30-34 321 18.6 248 19.2 31 16.9 913 18.8 721 19.5 84 15.4
35-39 112 6.5 83 6.4 10 5.5 360 7.4 287 7.8 24 4.4
40-44 33 1.9 23 1.8 2 1.1 98 2.0 72 1.9 8 1.5
45+ 2 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.5 7 0.1 5 0.1 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 50 2.9 24 1.9 18 9.8 99 2.1 53 1.4 33 6.1
Reported Smoking 233 13.5 146 11.3 63 34.4 648 13.4 435 11.8 164 30.1
Unwed 437 25.3 240 18.6 123 67.2 1,234 25.4 709 19.2 361 66.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 153 9.3 103 8.2 38 22.1 436 9.4 296 8.2 109 21.5
12 Years 772 47.0 570 45.3 89 51.7 2,081 44.7 1,560 43.3 261 51.6
12+ Years 716 43.6 586 46.5 45 26.2 2,136 45.9 1,743 48.4 136 26.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,631 94.5 1,205 93.2 179 97.8 4,571 94.2 3,445 93.1 530 97.1
Birthing Center 60 3.5 56 4.3 2 1.1 183 3.8 166 4.5 11 2.0
Home Birth 24 1.4 22 1.7 2 1.1 59 1.2 55 1.5 4 0.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 11 0.6 10 0.8 0 0.0 41 0.8 34 0.9 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,292 75.9 952 74.9 151 82.5 3,585 74.8 2,691 73.8 446 81.8
Vaginal after C-Section 18 1.1 14 1.1 2 1.1 62 1.3 42 1.2 13 2.4
Primary C-Section 227 13.3 183 14.4 14 7.7 670 14.0 535 14.7 46 8.4
Repeat C-Section 165 9.7 122 9.6 16 8.7 475 9.9 379 10.4 40 7.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,318 80.8 1,018 82.8 109 64.1 3,826 82.0 2,982 83.5 364 70.8
3rd Trimester 60 3.7 38 3.1 12 7.1 183 3.9 125 3.5 35 6.8
No Prenatal Care 6 0.4 3 0.2 2 1.2 13 0.3 10 0.3 2 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 239 14.8 188 15.5 10 5.8 840 18.1 668 18.9 74 14.5
Adequate 586 36.2 474 39.0 39 22.8 1,898 41.0 1,501 42.4 164 32.1
Intermediate 498 30.8 364 29.9 60 35.1 1,154 24.9 881 24.9 116 22.7
Inadequate 295 18.2 190 15.6 62 36.3 738 15.9 491 13.9 157 30.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 187 10.9 129 10.0 26 14.2 513 10.6 360 9.8 84 15.5
Low Birthweight Birth 106 6.2 77 6.0 11 6.1 305 6.3 227 6.2 30 5.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,569 100.0 1,204 100.0 185 100.0 4,718 100.0 3,608 100.0 540 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 114 7.3 74 6.1 33 17.8 362 7.7 258 7.2 77 14.3
20-24 544 34.7 415 34.5 69 37.3 1,623 34.4 1,217 33.7 209 38.7
25-29 449 28.6 348 28.9 46 24.9 1,379 29.2 1,057 29.3 142 26.3
30-34 302 19.2 238 19.8 29 15.7 867 18.4 688 19.1 75 13.9
35-39 130 8.3 106 8.8 6 3.2 382 8.1 306 8.5 28 5.2
40-44 28 1.8 21 1.7 2 1.1 96 2.0 74 2.1 9 1.7
45+ 2 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.1 5 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 36 2.3 23 1.9 8 4.3 64 1.4 33 0.9 24 4.5
Reported Smoking 233 14.9 162 13.5 52 28.3 610 13.0 428 11.9 145 27.0
Unwed 443 28.2 268 22.3 125 67.6 1,172 24.8 696 19.3 346 64.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 150 10.0 100 8.5 35 21.1 397 8.7 272 7.7 96 19.2
12 Years 659 43.9 505 43.2 85 51.2 1,931 42.4 1,458 41.4 246 49.2
12+ Years 693 46.1 565 48.3 46 27.7 2,226 48.9 1,793 50.9 158 31.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,477 94.1 1,121 93.1 179 96.8 4,464 94.6 3,387 93.9 523 96.9
Birthing Center 63 4.0 56 4.7 5 2.7 161 3.4 141 3.9 14 2.6
Home Birth 17 1.1 16 1.3 1 0.5 49 1.0 45 1.2 2 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 12 0.8 11 0.9 0 0.0 44 0.9 35 1.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,127 72.8 845 71.2 145 78.8 3,495 74.9 2,642 74.1 436 81.2
Vaginal after C-Section 25 1.6 15 1.3 8 4.3 59 1.3 38 1.1 13 2.4
Primary C-Section 240 15.5 194 16.4 21 11.4 674 14.5 534 15.0 49 9.1
Repeat C-Section 157 10.1 132 11.1 10 5.4 436 9.3 353 9.9 39 7.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,274 83.8 1,003 85.6 126 72.4 3,776 82.4 2,950 84.0 367 71.8
3rd Trimester 65 4.3 45 3.8 15 8.6 202 4.4 146 4.2 35 6.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 8 0.2 8 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 301 19.9 243 20.9 27 15.7 878 19.3 693 19.9 94 18.5
Adequate 648 42.9 515 44.2 58 33.7 2,048 45.0 1,585 45.4 199 39.3
Intermediate 335 22.2 256 22.0 31 18.0 966 21.2 760 21.8 76 15.0
Inadequate 227 15.0 151 13.0 56 32.6 660 14.5 452 13.0 138 27.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 174 11.1 116 9.7 35 18.9 467 9.9 331 9.2 75 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 100 6.4 74 6.2 12 6.5 273 5.8 204 5.7 27 5.0
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 Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,559 100.0 1,203 100.0 178 100.0 4,714 100.0 3,620 100.0 494 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.2
15-19 118 7.6 89 7.4 19 10.7 395 8.4 282 7.8 71 14.4
20-24 507 32.5 375 31.2 70 39.3 1,578 33.5 1,190 32.9 185 37.4
25-29 485 31.1 375 31.2 53 29.8 1,380 29.3 1,061 29.3 132 26.7
30-34 290 18.6 235 19.6 24 13.5 861 18.3 692 19.1 65 13.2
35-39 118 7.6 98 8.2 8 4.5 384 8.2 302 8.3 31 6.3
40-44 37 2.4 28 2.3 4 2.2 104 2.2 83 2.3 9 1.8
45+ 3 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.1 5 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 0.8 6 0.5 7 3.9 39 0.8 16 0.4 20 4.1
Reported Smoking 182 11.7 127 10.6 49 27.5 563 12.0 413 11.4 121 24.5
Unwed 354 22.7 201 16.7 113 63.5 1,085 23.0 655 18.1 299 60.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 133 8.8 93 7.9 36 21.4 367 8.1 263 7.5 75 16.1
12 Years 650 43.0 485 41.5 87 51.8 1,898 41.9 1,431 40.5 239 51.2
12+ Years 727 48.1 592 50.6 45 26.8 2,269 50.0 1,835 52.0 153 32.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,463 93.8 1,119 93.0 172 96.6 4,483 95.1 3,421 94.5 481 97.4
Birthing Center 60 3.8 54 4.5 4 2.2 132 2.8 116 3.2 10 2.0
Home Birth 18 1.2 17 1.4 1 0.6 54 1.1 49 1.4 2 0.4
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 18 1.2 13 1.1 1 0.6 45 1.0 34 0.9 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,166 75.7 894 75.1 150 84.3 3,564 76.4 2,725 76.0 406 82.5
Vaginal after C-Section 19 1.2 13 1.1 3 1.7 55 1.2 35 1.0 9 1.8
Primary C-Section 203 13.2 158 13.3 11 6.2 643 13.8 504 14.1 44 8.9
Repeat C-Section 153 9.9 125 10.5 14 7.9 405 8.7 322 9.0 33 6.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,234 81.6 961 82.2 129 75.9 3,731 81.2 2,916 82.4 339 71.8
3rd Trimester 58 3.8 42 3.6 8 4.7 220 4.8 166 4.7 26 5.5
No Prenatal Care 6 0.4 6 0.5 0 0.0 11 0.2 10 0.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 300 20.0 237 20.4 37 22.0 897 19.6 712 20.2 84 17.9
Adequate 664 44.2 512 44.1 67 39.9 2,074 45.3 1,584 45.0 206 43.8
Intermediate 321 21.4 261 22.5 25 14.9 933 20.4 739 21.0 73 15.5
Inadequate 216 14.4 150 12.9 39 23.2 673 14.7 486 13.8 107 22.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 152 9.8 115 9.6 23 13.1 444 9.4 317 8.8 54 11.0
Low Birthweight Birth 99 6.4 76 6.3 7 4.0 255 5.4 188 5.2 22 4.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,590 100.0 1,201 100.0 177 100.0 4,670 100.0 3,561 100.0 464 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.1 3 0.1 2 0.4
15-19 130 8.2 95 7.9 25 14.1 421 9.0 291 8.2 80 17.2
20-24 572 36.0 427 35.6 70 39.5 1,571 33.7 1,182 33.2 163 35.1
25-29 445 28.0 334 27.8 43 24.3 1,310 28.1 1,015 28.5 117 25.2
30-34 275 17.3 215 17.9 22 12.4 850 18.2 669 18.8 62 13.4
35-39 134 8.4 102 8.5 14 7.9 401 8.6 307 8.6 32 6.9
40-44 31 1.9 25 2.1 3 1.7 104 2.2 87 2.4 8 1.7
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.1 4 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 0.9 4 0.3 9 5.1 40 0.9 19 0.5 17 3.7
Reported Smoking 195 12.3 139 11.6 44 25.0 603 12.9 448 12.6 118 25.5
Unwed 375 23.6 227 18.9 108 61.0 1,100 23.6 672 18.9 279 60.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 114 7.4 79 6.7 25 15.1 376 8.4 265 7.6 74 17.0
12 Years 622 40.3 468 39.6 74 44.6 1,803 40.4 1,361 39.2 210 48.3
12+ Years 806 52.3 636 53.8 67 40.4 2,283 51.2 1,846 53.2 151 34.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,524 95.8 1,147 95.5 172 97.2 4,465 95.6 3,380 94.9 457 98.5
Birthing Center 38 2.4 31 2.6 5 2.8 123 2.6 111 3.1 6 1.3
Home Birth 14 0.9 12 1.0 0 0.0 47 1.0 42 1.2 1 0.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 14 0.9 11 0.9 0 0.0 34 0.7 27 0.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,202 76.4 903 75.8 141 80.6 3,597 77.7 2,736 77.5 374 81.0
Vaginal after C-Section 15 1.0 10 0.8 2 1.1 53 1.1 31 0.9 10 2.2
Primary C-Section 231 14.7 182 15.3 17 9.7 637 13.8 500 14.2 49 10.6
Repeat C-Section 126 8.0 96 8.1 15 8.6 342 7.4 263 7.5 29 6.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,268 81.9 986 84.1 112 67.1 3,703 81.2 2,895 83.0 303 68.7
3rd Trimester 79 5.1 59 5.0 12 7.2 211 4.6 153 4.4 26 5.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 9 0.2 7 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 277 18.0 213 18.3 30 18.0 910 20.0 715 20.5 71 16.1
Adequate 736 47.8 558 47.9 74 44.3 2,062 45.3 1,592 45.7 186 42.2
Intermediate 310 20.1 243 20.9 20 12.0 928 20.4 708 20.3 85 19.3
Inadequate 217 14.1 151 13.0 43 25.7 652 14.3 467 13.4 99 22.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 141 8.9 100 8.3 17 9.7 429 9.2 292 8.2 50 10.8
Low Birthweight Birth 74 4.7 54 4.5 8 4.5 237 5.1 172 4.8 20 4.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,565 100.0 1,216 100.0 139 100.0 4,568 100.0 3,483 100.0 439 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.7 4 0.1 2 0.1 2 0.5
15-19 147 9.4 98 8.1 27 19.4 408 8.9 276 7.9 79 18.0
20-24 499 31.9 388 32.0 45 32.4 1,489 32.6 1,107 31.8 148 33.7
25-29 450 28.8 352 29.0 36 25.9 1,298 28.4 1,002 28.8 119 27.1
30-34 296 18.9 242 19.9 19 13.7 851 18.7 683 19.6 58 13.2
35-39 132 8.4 102 8.4 9 6.5 408 8.9 321 9.2 26 5.9
40-44 36 2.3 30 2.5 2 1.4 100 2.2 85 2.4 6 1.4
45+ 2 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0 5 0.1 3 0.1 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 0.7 6 0.5 4 2.9 31 0.7 17 0.5 12 2.8
Reported Smoking 186 11.9 147 12.1 28 20.1 583 12.8 425 12.2 115 26.3
Unwed 356 22.8 227 18.7 78 56.1 1,062 23.3 639 18.4 265 60.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 120 8.1 91 7.7 14 10.5 385 8.9 270 7.9 75 18.3
12 Years 626 42.2 478 40.6 78 58.6 1,816 41.8 1,369 40.3 214 52.3
12+ Years 736 49.7 607 51.6 41 30.8 2,148 49.4 1,758 51.8 120 29.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,496 95.6 1,155 95.0 137 98.6 4,362 95.5 3,297 94.7 434 98.9
Birthing Center 34 2.2 31 2.5 1 0.7 130 2.8 122 3.5 2 0.5
Home Birth 22 1.4 20 1.6 1 0.7 47 1.0 42 1.2 1 0.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 13 0.8 10 0.8 0 0.0 28 0.6 21 0.6 2 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,196 77.1 928 77.0 115 82.7 3,628 80.1 2,770 80.2 364 82.9
Vaginal after C-Section 21 1.4 12 1.0 4 2.9 63 1.4 41 1.2 11 2.5
Primary C-Section 209 13.5 164 13.6 16 11.5 537 11.9 410 11.9 40 9.1
Repeat C-Section 126 8.1 101 8.4 4 2.9 303 6.7 232 6.7 24 5.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,229 80.0 969 81.0 98 72.6 3,586 80.3 2,799 81.9 297 70.7
3rd Trimester 83 5.4 65 5.4 6 4.4 192 4.3 138 4.0 23 5.5
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 10 0.2 8 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 320 20.8 262 21.9 17 12.6 977 21.9 760 22.2 69 16.4
Adequate 674 43.9 514 43.0 65 48.1 1,917 43.0 1,506 44.1 158 37.6
Intermediate 302 19.7 235 19.6 28 20.7 910 20.4 683 20.0 98 23.3
Inadequate 240 15.6 185 15.5 25 18.5 657 14.7 467 13.7 95 22.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 151 9.7 102 8.4 14 10.1 418 9.2 285 8.2 47 10.7
Low Birthweight Birth 82 5.3 58 4.8 7 5.0 235 5.2 172 5.0 17 3.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,515 100.0 1,144 100.0 148 100.0 4,540 100.0 3,409 100.0 468 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.7 8 0.2 6 0.2 1 0.2
15-19 144 9.5 98 8.6 28 18.9 419 9.2 279 8.2 83 17.7
20-24 500 33.0 367 32.1 48 32.4 1,481 32.6 1,084 31.8 158 33.8
25-29 415 27.4 329 28.8 38 25.7 1,280 28.2 981 28.8 133 28.4
30-34 279 18.4 212 18.5 21 14.2 844 18.6 655 19.2 56 12.0
35-39 135 8.9 103 9.0 9 6.1 407 9.0 321 9.4 28 6.0
40-44 37 2.4 32 2.8 3 2.0 93 2.0 78 2.3 8 1.7
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.1 3 0.1 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 0.9 9 0.8 4 2.7 32 0.7 18 0.5 12 2.6
Reported Smoking 222 14.7 162 14.2 46 31.1 611 13.5 428 12.6 133 28.5
Unwed 369 24.4 218 19.1 93 62.8 1,074 23.7 622 18.3 281 60.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 142 9.9 95 8.5 35 25.7 418 9.6 277 8.3 103 23.6
12 Years 555 38.6 415 37.3 58 42.6 1,899 43.7 1,424 42.6 209 47.8
12+ Years 741 51.5 603 54.2 43 31.6 2,031 46.7 1,642 49.1 125 28.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,445 95.4 1,078 94.2 148 100.0 4,344 95.7 3,230 94.7 464 99.1
Birthing Center 51 3.4 49 4.3 0 0.0 133 2.9 124 3.6 2 0.4
Home Birth 11 0.7 10 0.9 0 0.0 40 0.9 37 1.1 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 0.5 6 0.5 0 0.0 22 0.5 17 0.5 2 0.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,199 79.8 905 79.8 118 79.7 3,670 81.6 2,764 81.9 378 80.8
Vaginal after C-Section 17 1.1 9 0.8 4 2.7 66 1.5 45 1.3 11 2.4
Primary C-Section 197 13.1 154 13.6 16 10.8 477 10.6 357 10.6 45 9.6
Repeat C-Section 90 6.0 66 5.8 10 6.8 283 6.3 208 6.2 34 7.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,206 81.7 940 83.9 93 66.9 3,517 79.3 2,718 81.4 300 67.1
3rd Trimester 49 3.3 29 2.6 8 5.8 188 4.2 124 3.7 34 7.6
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 8 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 313 21.2 240 21.4 24 17.3 990 22.3 738 22.1 93 20.8
Adequate 652 44.2 520 46.4 47 33.8 1,870 42.2 1,483 44.4 140 31.3
Intermediate 316 21.4 230 20.5 37 26.6 880 19.9 647 19.4 96 21.5
Inadequate 195 13.2 131 11.7 31 22.3 690 15.6 470 14.1 118 26.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 137 9.1 90 7.9 19 12.8 411 9.1 287 8.5 56 12.1
Low Birthweight Birth 81 5.4 60 5.3 5 3.4 247 5.5 179 5.3 23 4.9
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.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,488 100.0 1,123 100.0 152 100.0 4,440 100.0 3,332 100.0 479 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 7 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0
15-19 117 7.9 80 7.1 24 15.8 419 9.4 280 8.4 77 16.1
20-24 490 33.0 352 31.4 55 36.2 1,446 32.6 1,045 31.4 165 34.4
25-29 433 29.1 321 28.6 45 29.6 1,275 28.7 961 28.9 144 30.1
30-34 276 18.6 229 20.4 18 11.8 809 18.2 647 19.4 56 11.7
35-39 141 9.5 116 10.3 8 5.3 394 8.9 321 9.6 29 6.1
40-44 27 1.8 23 2.0 1 0.7 82 1.8 67 2.0 7 1.5
45+ 2 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.7 5 0.1 3 0.1 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 6 0.4 2 0.2 4 2.7 43 1.0 25 0.8 14 3.0
Reported Smoking 175 11.8 116 10.3 41 27.2 558 12.6 388 11.7 125 26.2
Unwed 337 22.7 194 17.3 94 61.8 1,057 23.8 611 18.4 283 59.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 123 8.6 84 7.6 26 18.6 418 9.7 274 8.3 104 22.8
12 Years 635 44.4 476 43.0 78 55.7 1,928 44.8 1,425 43.4 213 46.6
12+ Years 671 47.0 548 49.5 36 25.7 1,959 45.5 1,586 48.3 140 30.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,421 95.5 1,064 94.7 149 98.0 4,239 95.5 3,151 94.6 475 99.2
Birthing Center 45 3.0 42 3.7 1 0.7 128 2.9 118 3.5 2 0.4
Home Birth 14 0.9 12 1.1 0 0.0 44 1.0 42 1.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 8 0.5 5 0.4 2 1.3 29 0.7 21 0.6 2 0.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,233 83.5 937 84.1 131 86.2 3,637 82.8 2,738 83.1 388 81.2
Vaginal after C-Section 25 1.7 20 1.8 3 2.0 79 1.8 61 1.9 10 2.1
Primary C-Section 131 8.9 92 8.3 8 5.3 395 9.0 294 8.9 40 8.4
Repeat C-Section 87 5.9 65 5.8 10 6.6 280 6.4 201 6.1 40 8.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,151 79.2 890 80.8 106 72.6 3,414 78.4 2,618 79.9 317 68.3
3rd Trimester 60 4.1 44 4.0 9 6.2 213 4.9 149 4.5 40 8.6
No Prenatal Care 2 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.1 5 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 344 23.7 258 23.5 28 19.2 1,065 24.5 782 23.9 109 23.5
Adequate 591 40.8 472 42.9 46 31.5 1,743 40.0 1,375 42.0 139 30.0
Intermediate 292 20.2 218 19.8 33 22.6 806 18.5 598 18.3 94 20.3
Inadequate 222 15.3 151 13.7 39 26.7 740 17.0 520 15.9 122 26.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 130 8.8 93 8.3 14 9.2 424 9.6 300 9.1 64 13.5
Low Birthweight Birth 72 4.9 54 4.8 5 3.3 254 5.7 172 5.2 40 8.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,537 100.0 1,142 100.0 168 100.0 4,391 100.0 3,319 100.0 468 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 5 0.3 4 0.4 0 0.0 6 0.1 5 0.2 0 0.0
15-19 158 10.3 101 8.8 31 18.5 444 10.1 298 9.0 83 17.7
20-24 491 31.9 365 32.0 55 32.7 1,411 32.1 1,032 31.1 154 32.9
25-29 432 28.1 331 29.0 50 29.8 1,245 28.4 967 29.1 128 27.4
30-34 289 18.8 214 18.7 17 10.1 819 18.7 646 19.5 58 12.4
35-39 131 8.5 102 8.9 11 6.5 366 8.3 294 8.9 34 7.3
40-44 29 1.9 23 2.0 4 2.4 95 2.2 73 2.2 11 2.4
45+ 2 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 0.8 7 0.6 4 2.4 56 1.3 34 1.0 16 3.4
Reported Smoking 214 14.0 150 13.2 46 27.5 563 12.9 407 12.3 122 26.1
Unwed 368 24.0 210 18.4 94 56.0 1,019 23.2 597 18.0 270 57.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 153 10.3 98 8.7 42 26.1 423 9.9 274 8.4 112 24.6
12 Years 709 47.9 533 47.5 73 45.3 1,882 43.8 1,389 42.5 200 44.0
12+ Years 619 41.8 491 43.8 46 28.6 1,989 46.3 1,608 49.2 143 31.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,478 96.2 1,088 95.3 167 99.4 4,191 95.4 3,138 94.5 465 99.4
Birthing Center 37 2.4 33 2.9 1 0.6 128 2.9 117 3.5 2 0.4
Home Birth 15 1.0 15 1.3 0 0.0 42 1.0 42 1.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 0.5 6 0.5 0 0.0 30 0.7 22 0.7 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,238 81.6 922 81.9 129 76.8 3,572 82.3 2,693 82.2 377 80.7
Vaginal after C-Section 24 1.6 16 1.4 4 2.4 96 2.2 78 2.4 10 2.1
Primary C-Section 149 9.8 111 9.9 21 12.5 389 9.0 299 9.1 45 9.6
Repeat C-Section 106 7.0 77 6.8 14 8.3 281 6.5 208 6.3 35 7.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,160 77.1 888 79.4 101 62.3 3,333 77.0 2,568 78.4 311 68.5
3rd Trimester 79 5.3 51 4.6 17 10.5 248 5.7 174 5.3 37 8.1
No Prenatal Care 2 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 7 0.2 5 0.2 1 0.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 333 22.1 240 21.5 41 25.3 1,065 24.6 790 24.1 107 23.5
Adequate 627 41.7 491 43.9 47 29.0 1,704 39.4 1,333 40.7 142 31.2
Intermediate 272 18.1 199 17.8 26 16.0 761 17.6 568 17.3 95 20.9
Inadequate 273 18.1 188 16.8 48 29.6 799 18.5 586 17.9 111 24.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 144 9.4 104 9.2 23 14.0 421 9.6 298 9.0 67 14.5
Low Birthweight Birth 94 6.1 65 5.7 13 7.7 271 6.2 177 5.3 47 10.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,415 100.0 1,067 100.0 159 100.0 4,278 100.0 3,305 100.0 421 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 144 10.2 99 9.3 22 13.8 425 9.9 296 9.0 66 15.7
20-24 465 32.9 328 30.8 55 34.6 1,393 32.6 1,032 31.2 143 34.0
25-29 410 29.0 309 29.0 49 30.8 1,238 29.0 989 29.9 100 23.8
30-34 244 17.3 204 19.1 21 13.2 764 17.9 620 18.8 66 15.7
35-39 122 8.6 103 9.7 10 6.3 366 8.6 298 9.0 35 8.3
40-44 26 1.8 21 2.0 2 1.3 85 2.0 64 1.9 11 2.6
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 25 1.8 16 1.5 6 3.8 67 1.6 43 1.3 17 4.0
Reported Smoking 169 12.0 122 11.5 38 23.9 563 13.2 418 12.7 114 27.1
Unwed 352 24.9 207 19.4 95 59.7 937 21.9 556 16.8 241 57.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 142 10.2 92 8.7 36 23.1 426 10.1 285 8.7 96 23.2
12 Years 584 41.9 416 39.4 62 39.7 1,737 41.1 1,294 39.6 179 43.3
12+ Years 669 48.0 547 51.8 58 37.2 2,061 48.8 1,689 51.7 138 33.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,340 94.7 999 93.6 159 100.0 4,072 95.2 3,116 94.3 418 99.3
Birthing Center 46 3.3 43 4.0 0 0.0 131 3.1 123 3.7 1 0.2
Home Birth 15 1.1 15 1.4 0 0.0 41 1.0 39 1.2 1 0.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 14 1.0 10 0.9 0 0.0 33 0.8 26 0.8 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,166 83.4 879 83.4 128 81.0 3,460 81.6 2,669 81.5 339 80.7
Vaginal after C-Section 30 2.1 25 2.4 3 1.9 114 2.7 93 2.8 14 3.3
Primary C-Section 115 8.2 91 8.6 11 7.0 398 9.4 309 9.4 40 9.5
Repeat C-Section 87 6.2 59 5.6 16 10.1 266 6.3 204 6.2 27 6.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,103 78.9 840 79.5 110 70.5 3,259 77.0 2,555 78.0 304 73.8
3rd Trimester 74 5.3 54 5.1 14 9.0 255 6.0 188 5.7 26 6.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.1 4 0.1 1 0.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 388 27.7 284 26.8 40 25.6 1,089 25.7 821 25.1 99 24.0
Adequate 525 37.5 412 38.9 46 29.5 1,665 39.3 1,328 40.5 135 32.7
Intermediate 242 17.3 181 17.1 35 22.4 718 17.0 554 16.9 96 23.2
Inadequate 245 17.5 181 17.1 35 22.4 762 18.0 574 17.5 83 20.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 150 10.6 103 9.7 27 17.1 406 9.5 286 8.7 61 14.5
Low Birthweight Birth 88 6.2 53 5.0 22 13.8 260 6.1 169 5.1 45 10.7
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 Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,439 100.0 1,110 100.0 141 100.0 4,325 100.0 3,374 100.0 397 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 1 0.0 1 0.3
15-19 142 9.9 98 8.8 30 21.3 414 9.6 298 8.8 62 15.6
20-24 455 31.6 339 30.5 44 31.2 1,396 32.3 1,059 31.4 135 34.0
25-29 403 28.0 327 29.5 29 20.6 1,250 28.9 1,022 30.3 77 19.4
30-34 286 19.9 228 20.5 20 14.2 814 18.8 640 19.0 74 18.6
35-39 113 7.9 89 8.0 13 9.2 355 8.2 282 8.4 37 9.3
40-44 40 2.8 29 2.6 5 3.5 89 2.1 68 2.0 11 2.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 1.3 11 1.0 6 4.3 66 1.5 41 1.2 20 5.0
Reported Smoking 180 12.5 135 12.2 38 27.0 627 14.5 473 14.0 123 31.0
Unwed 299 20.8 180 16.2 81 57.4 880 20.4 538 16.0 223 56.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 128 9.0 84 7.7 34 24.6 429 10.0 296 8.9 95 24.5
12 Years 589 41.5 440 40.2 65 47.1 1,753 41.1 1,322 39.7 183 47.2
12+ Years 701 49.4 570 52.1 39 28.3 2,087 48.9 1,716 51.5 110 28.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,373 95.4 1,051 94.7 139 98.6 4,129 95.5 3,194 94.7 391 98.5
Birthing Center 45 3.1 41 3.7 1 0.7 112 2.6 106 3.1 1 0.3
Home Birth 12 0.8 12 1.1 0 0.0 46 1.1 43 1.3 1 0.3
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.1 2 0.1 2 0.5
Outside Alaska 9 0.6 6 0.5 1 0.7 34 0.8 29 0.9 2 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,168 82.1 892 81.2 120 85.1 3,463 80.5 2,704 80.6 309 77.8
Vaginal after C-Section 42 3.0 37 3.4 3 2.1 135 3.1 104 3.1 17 4.3
Primary C-Section 125 8.8 97 8.8 13 9.2 420 9.8 323 9.6 44 11.1
Repeat C-Section 88 6.2 72 6.6 5 3.5 282 6.6 224 6.7 27 6.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,070 75.1 840 76.2 100 73.5 3,323 77.6 2,625 78.5 308 78.8
3rd Trimester 95 6.7 69 6.3 6 4.4 229 5.3 167 5.0 16 4.1
No Prenatal Care 3 0.2 2 0.2 1 0.7 8 0.2 6 0.2 1 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 344 24.2 266 24.2 26 19.0 1,104 25.8 835 25.0 103 26.3
Adequate 552 38.8 430 39.1 49 35.8 1,759 41.1 1,406 42.0 140 35.7
Intermediate 247 17.3 188 17.1 34 24.8 709 16.5 563 16.8 82 20.9
Inadequate 281 19.7 217 19.7 28 20.4 712 16.6 540 16.1 67 17.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 127 8.8 91 8.2 17 12.1 374 8.7 269 8.0 46 11.6
Low Birthweight Birth 89 6.2 59 5.3 12 8.6 246 5.7 165 4.9 33 8.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,424 100.0 1,128 100.0 121 100.0 4,376 100.0 3,451 100.0 389 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.3
15-19 139 9.8 99 8.8 14 11.6 423 9.7 303 8.8 59 15.2
20-24 473 33.2 365 32.4 44 36.4 1,416 32.4 1,096 31.8 135 34.7
25-29 425 29.9 353 31.3 22 18.2 1,267 29.0 1,034 30.0 77 19.8
30-34 234 16.4 188 16.7 25 20.7 819 18.7 655 19.0 74 19.0
35-39 131 9.2 106 9.4 12 9.9 372 8.5 298 8.6 35 9.0
40-44 19 1.3 14 1.2 4 3.3 70 1.6 58 1.7 8 2.1
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 23 1.6 16 1.4 5 4.1 79 1.8 51 1.5 22 5.7
Reported Smoking 214 15.0 161 14.3 38 31.4 704 16.1 527 15.3 135 34.7
Unwed 286 20.1 169 15.0 65 53.7 891 20.4 556 16.1 218 56.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 156 11.1 109 9.7 26 21.8 457 10.6 310 9.1 103 27.0
12 Years 564 40.0 438 39.1 52 43.7 1,749 40.4 1,344 39.3 171 44.8
12+ Years 691 49.0 572 51.1 41 34.5 2,121 49.0 1,763 51.6 108 28.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,359 95.4 1,066 94.5 120 99.2 4,168 95.2 3,263 94.6 381 97.9
Birthing Center 40 2.8 39 3.5 0 0.0 114 2.6 106 3.1 2 0.5
Home Birth 14 1.0 12 1.1 1 0.8 52 1.2 48 1.4 2 0.5
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.1 2 0.1 3 0.8
Outside Alaska 10 0.7 10 0.9 0 0.0 37 0.8 32 0.9 1 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,126 79.5 898 80.0 91 75.2 3,455 79.1 2,752 79.9 292 75.1
Vaginal after C-Section 42 3.0 31 2.8 8 6.6 131 3.0 97 2.8 18 4.6
Primary C-Section 158 11.2 121 10.8 16 13.2 488 11.2 364 10.6 51 13.1
Repeat C-Section 91 6.4 73 6.5 6 5.0 292 6.7 230 6.7 28 7.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,086 77.0 875 78.2 94 78.3 3,451 79.6 2,743 80.2 315 81.8
3rd Trimester 86 6.1 65 5.8 6 5.0 189 4.4 141 4.1 15 3.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.2 5 0.1 1 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 357 25.3 271 24.2 33 27.5 1,140 26.3 868 25.4 105 27.3
Adequate 588 41.7 486 43.5 40 33.3 1,874 43.3 1,526 44.7 140 36.4
Intermediate 229 16.2 185 16.5 27 22.5 697 16.1 558 16.3 74 19.2
Inadequate 236 16.7 176 15.7 20 16.7 621 14.3 465 13.6 66 17.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 129 9.1 92 8.2 17 14.0 378 8.6 272 7.9 38 9.8
Low Birthweight Birth 83 5.8 57 5.1 11 9.1 227 5.2 157 4.6 23 5.9
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.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,462 100.0 1,136 100.0 135 100.0 4,488 100.0 3,527 100.0 388 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.7 5 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.3
15-19 133 9.1 101 8.9 18 13.3 469 10.5 334 9.5 74 19.1
20-24 468 32.0 355 31.3 47 34.8 1,431 31.9 1,114 31.6 124 32.0
25-29 422 28.9 342 30.1 26 19.3 1,248 27.8 999 28.3 78 20.1
30-34 294 20.1 224 19.7 29 21.5 882 19.7 705 20.0 73 18.8
35-39 111 7.6 87 7.7 12 8.9 371 8.3 307 8.7 28 7.2
40-44 30 2.1 25 2.2 2 1.5 77 1.7 61 1.7 10 2.6
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 24 1.7 14 1.2 9 6.7 132 3.0 89 2.5 38 9.8
Reported Smoking 233 16.0 177 15.6 47 34.8 768 17.1 588 16.7 141 36.3
Unwed 295 20.2 189 16.7 77 57.0 903 20.1 584 16.6 213 54.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 145 10.1 103 9.2 35 26.7 484 10.9 322 9.2 116 30.3
12 Years 600 41.7 444 39.6 66 50.4 1,756 39.5 1,347 38.6 159 41.5
12+ Years 695 48.3 574 51.2 30 22.9 2,202 49.6 1,825 52.2 108 28.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,397 95.6 1,077 94.8 132 97.8 4,279 95.3 3,347 94.9 377 97.2
Birthing Center 27 1.8 26 2.3 0 0.0 75 1.7 68 1.9 2 0.5
Home Birth 20 1.4 19 1.7 0 0.0 61 1.4 57 1.6 2 0.5
Other Facility 3 0.2 1 0.1 2 1.5 35 0.8 25 0.7 6 1.5
Outside Alaska 15 1.0 13 1.1 1 0.7 38 0.8 30 0.9 1 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,169 80.1 914 80.6 98 72.6 3,541 79.0 2,787 79.1 305 78.6
Vaginal after C-Section 51 3.5 36 3.2 6 4.4 126 2.8 97 2.8 11 2.8
Primary C-Section 137 9.4 105 9.3 15 11.1 504 11.2 391 11.1 45 11.6
Repeat C-Section 103 7.1 79 7.0 16 11.9 314 7.0 249 7.1 27 7.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,167 80.6 910 81.1 114 84.4 3,679 82.7 2,904 83.0 324 84.4
3rd Trimester 48 3.3 33 2.9 4 3.0 144 3.2 106 3.0 11 2.9
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 4 0.4 0 0.0 9 0.2 7 0.2 2 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 403 27.8 298 26.5 44 32.6 1,216 27.4 928 26.6 103 26.8
Adequate 619 42.7 490 43.6 51 37.8 2,040 46.0 1,650 47.3 148 38.4
Intermediate 233 16.1 190 16.9 21 15.6 655 14.8 513 14.7 74 19.2
Inadequate 195 13.4 147 13.1 19 14.1 526 11.9 397 11.4 60 15.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 118 8.1 86 7.6 12 8.9 390 8.7 280 8.0 32 8.2
Low Birthweight Birth 74 5.1 49 4.3 10 7.4 217 4.8 154 4.4 13 3.4
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 Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,490 100.0 1,187 100.0 133 100.0 4,657 100.0 3,660 100.0 387 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.3
15-19 151 10.1 103 8.7 27 20.3 494 10.6 339 9.3 83 21.4
20-24 475 31.9 376 31.7 44 33.1 1,483 31.9 1,179 32.2 111 28.7
25-29 420 28.2 339 28.6 29 21.8 1,321 28.4 1,039 28.4 85 22.0
30-34 291 19.5 243 20.5 20 15.0 871 18.7 698 19.1 68 17.6
35-39 130 8.7 105 8.8 11 8.3 408 8.8 340 9.3 30 7.8
40-44 21 1.4 19 1.6 2 1.5 71 1.5 59 1.6 9 2.3
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 32 2.2 21 1.8 8 6.0 257 5.5 178 4.9 69 17.8
Reported Smoking 257 17.3 189 15.9 50 37.6 865 18.6 652 17.8 157 40.6
Unwed 310 20.8 198 16.7 76 57.1 923 19.8 601 16.4 203 52.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 156 10.6 98 8.3 42 31.8 524 11.3 351 9.6 118 30.6
12 Years 585 39.6 462 39.3 53 40.2 1,801 38.9 1,393 38.3 148 38.4
12+ Years 735 49.8 617 52.4 37 28.0 2,301 49.7 1,895 52.1 119 30.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,412 94.8 1,120 94.4 129 97.0 4,440 95.3 3,472 94.9 378 97.7
Birthing Center 47 3.2 41 3.5 2 1.5 58 1.2 50 1.4 3 0.8
Home Birth 18 1.2 17 1.4 1 0.8 60 1.3 57 1.6 2 0.5
Other Facility 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.8 60 1.3 52 1.4 4 1.0
Outside Alaska 12 0.8 9 0.8 0 0.0 39 0.8 29 0.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,160 77.9 940 79.3 103 77.4 3,670 78.9 2,882 78.8 314 81.1
Vaginal after C-Section 38 2.6 30 2.5 4 3.0 128 2.8 96 2.6 12 3.1
Primary C-Section 193 13.0 138 11.6 20 15.0 545 11.7 428 11.7 44 11.4
Repeat C-Section 98 6.6 78 6.6 6 4.5 311 6.7 251 6.9 17 4.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,198 81.0 958 81.3 107 82.3 3,885 83.9 3,079 84.5 314 82.0
3rd Trimester 55 3.7 43 3.6 5 3.8 116 2.5 85 2.3 10 2.6
No Prenatal Care 2 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.8 8 0.2 4 0.1 4 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 380 25.8 299 25.5 28 21.5 1,336 29.0 1,019 28.1 91 23.8
Adequate 667 45.3 550 46.8 49 37.7 2,214 48.0 1,807 49.8 159 41.5
Intermediate 235 16.0 183 15.6 26 20.0 587 12.7 456 12.6 69 18.0
Inadequate 190 12.9 142 12.1 27 20.8 477 10.3 349 9.6 64 16.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 131 8.8 94 7.9 9 6.8 399 8.6 284 7.8 35 9.0
Low Birthweight Birth 70 4.7 51 4.3 2 1.5 218 4.7 154 4.2 11 2.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,536 100.0 1,204 100.0 120 100.0 4,934 100.0 3,840 100.0 432 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 7 0.1 3 0.1 1 0.2
15-19 185 12.1 130 10.8 29 24.2 520 10.5 366 9.5 87 20.2
20-24 488 31.8 383 31.8 33 27.5 1,551 31.4 1,209 31.5 119 27.6
25-29 406 26.4 318 26.4 23 19.2 1,422 28.8 1,102 28.7 107 24.8
30-34 297 19.3 238 19.8 24 20.0 931 18.9 740 19.3 77 17.9
35-39 130 8.5 115 9.6 5 4.2 425 8.6 356 9.3 30 7.0
40-44 26 1.7 17 1.4 6 5.0 72 1.5 59 1.5 10 2.3
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.1 4 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 76 5.0 54 4.5 21 17.5 412 8.4 284 7.4 116 26.9
Reported Smoking 278 18.1 222 18.5 44 36.7 994 20.2 739 19.3 194 45.0
Unwed 298 19.4 197 16.4 60 50.0 923 18.7 588 15.3 220 50.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 183 12.0 121 10.1 39 32.5 578 11.8 392 10.2 132 30.7
12 Years 571 37.4 441 36.9 40 33.3 1,915 39.0 1,472 38.5 163 37.9
12+ Years 772 50.6 634 53.0 41 34.2 2,419 49.2 1,961 51.3 135 31.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,470 95.7 1,150 95.5 116 96.7 4,721 95.7 3,655 95.2 424 98.1
Birthing Center 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 19 0.4 17 0.4 1 0.2
Home Birth 23 1.5 21 1.7 1 0.8 74 1.5 70 1.8 2 0.5
Other Facility 31 2.0 24 2.0 3 2.5 77 1.6 68 1.8 3 0.7
Outside Alaska 11 0.7 8 0.7 0 0.0 43 0.9 30 0.8 2 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,212 78.9 933 77.5 104 86.7 3,878 78.6 3,008 78.4 351 81.4
Vaginal after C-Section 37 2.4 31 2.6 1 0.8 150 3.0 108 2.8 19 4.4
Primary C-Section 174 11.3 148 12.3 10 8.3 568 11.5 454 11.8 41 9.5
Repeat C-Section 113 7.4 92 7.6 5 4.2 335 6.8 268 7.0 20 4.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,314 86.2 1,036 86.5 103 86.6 4,088 83.1 3,226 84.2 343 79.8
3rd Trimester 41 2.7 30 2.5 2 1.7 110 2.2 76 2.0 12 2.8
No Prenatal Care 3 0.2 2 0.2 1 0.8 14 0.3 6 0.2 8 1.9
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 433 28.6 331 27.8 31 25.8 1,463 29.8 1,101 28.8 102 23.7
Adequate 754 49.8 610 51.3 48 40.0 2,375 48.4 1,930 50.5 184 42.8
Intermediate 187 12.3 140 11.8 27 22.5 566 11.5 441 11.5 68 15.8
Inadequate 141 9.3 108 9.1 14 11.7 499 10.2 348 9.1 76 17.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 141 9.2 100 8.3 11 9.2 408 8.3 287 7.5 43 10.0
Low Birthweight Birth 73 4.8 54 4.5 1 0.8 224 4.5 159 4.1 15 3.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,631 100.0 1,269 100.0 134 100.0 5,076 100.0 3,974 100.0 446 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.7 9 0.2 5 0.1 2 0.4
15-19 158 9.7 106 8.4 27 20.1 500 9.9 352 8.9 86 19.3
20-24 520 31.9 420 33.1 34 25.4 1,597 31.5 1,254 31.6 120 27.0
25-29 495 30.3 382 30.1 33 24.6 1,515 29.9 1,195 30.1 118 26.5
30-34 283 17.4 217 17.1 24 17.9 941 18.5 745 18.7 78 17.5
35-39 148 9.1 120 9.5 14 10.4 439 8.7 360 9.1 34 7.6
40-44 24 1.5 23 1.8 1 0.7 71 1.4 60 1.5 7 1.6
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 149 9.2 103 8.1 40 29.9 530 10.5 378 9.5 132 29.7
Reported Smoking 330 20.3 241 19.0 63 47.0 1,091 21.5 812 20.5 206 46.4
Unwed 315 19.3 206 16.3 67 50.0 876 17.3 549 13.8 225 50.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 185 11.4 132 10.4 37 27.8 586 11.6 412 10.4 125 28.4
12 Years 645 39.7 490 38.7 55 41.4 2,038 40.4 1,572 39.7 177 40.2
12+ Years 794 48.9 644 50.9 41 30.8 2,426 48.0 1,973 49.9 138 31.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,558 95.5 1,202 94.7 133 99.3 4,844 95.4 3,764 94.7 440 98.7
Birthing Center 10 0.6 8 0.6 1 0.7 26 0.5 24 0.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 19 1.2 19 1.5 0 0.0 84 1.7 80 2.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 28 1.7 28 2.2 0 0.0 71 1.4 67 1.7 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 16 1.0 12 0.9 0 0.0 51 1.0 39 1.0 4 0.9
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,298 79.7 1,009 79.6 107 79.9 3,941 77.8 3,097 78.0 351 79.1
Vaginal after C-Section 53 3.3 35 2.8 7 5.2 181 3.6 131 3.3 20 4.5
Primary C-Section 178 10.9 142 11.2 14 10.4 611 12.1 475 12.0 50 11.3
Repeat C-Section 100 6.1 81 6.4 6 4.5 335 6.6 265 6.7 23 5.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,373 84.2 1,085 85.5 104 77.6 4,171 82.3 3,321 83.7 344 77.5
3rd Trimester 20 1.2 12 0.9 3 2.2 108 2.1 69 1.7 16 3.6
No Prenatal Care 3 0.2 1 0.1 2 1.5 15 0.3 5 0.1 9 2.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 523 32.1 389 30.7 32 24.1 1,468 29.0 1,102 27.8 100 22.6
Adequate 793 48.7 647 51.0 62 46.6 2,450 48.5 1,999 50.5 194 43.8
Intermediate 165 10.1 133 10.5 16 12.0 622 12.3 508 12.8 66 14.9
Inadequate 146 9.0 99 7.8 23 17.3 516 10.2 352 8.9 83 18.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 127 7.8 90 7.1 15 11.2 382 7.5 263 6.6 47 10.5
Low Birthweight Birth 75 4.6 49 3.9 8 6.0 210 4.1 151 3.8 19 4.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Fairbanks Northstar1

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 1,767 100.0 1,367 100.0 178 100.0 5,175 100.0 4,088 100.0 466 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.2 2 0.1 0 0.0 9 0.2 5 0.1 3 0.6
15-19 177 10.0 130 9.5 31 17.5 498 9.6 364 8.9 71 15.3
20-24 543 30.7 406 29.7 52 29.4 1,625 31.4 1,263 30.9 137 29.5
25-29 521 29.5 402 29.4 51 28.8 1,570 30.3 1,253 30.7 136 29.3
30-34 351 19.9 285 20.8 29 16.4 966 18.7 783 19.2 76 16.4
35-39 147 8.3 121 8.9 11 6.2 431 8.3 359 8.8 32 6.9
40-44 22 1.2 19 1.4 3 1.7 71 1.4 58 1.4 9 1.9
45+ 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 187 10.6 127 9.3 55 31.1 587 11.4 409 10.0 153 33.0
Reported Smoking 386 21.9 276 20.2 87 49.2 1,181 22.9 899 22.0 214 46.1
Unwed 310 17.6 185 13.6 93 52.2 847 16.4 513 12.6 246 52.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 210 11.9 139 10.2 56 31.6 596 11.6 422 10.4 127 27.5
12 Years 699 39.7 541 39.7 68 38.4 2,152 41.8 1,673 41.1 191 41.4
12+ Years 853 48.4 683 50.1 53 29.9 2,400 46.6 1,973 48.5 143 31.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,693 95.8 1,303 95.3 175 98.3 4,946 95.6 3,883 95.0 457 98.1
Birthing Center 8 0.5 8 0.6 0 0.0 26 0.5 25 0.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 32 1.8 30 2.2 1 0.6 88 1.7 83 2.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 18 1.0 16 1.2 0 0.0 60 1.2 56 1.4 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 16 0.9 10 0.7 2 1.1 55 1.1 41 1.0 7 1.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 1,368 77.5 1,066 78.0 140 79.1 3,985 77.2 3,178 77.9 362 78.2
Vaginal after C-Section 60 3.4 42 3.1 11 6.2 186 3.6 139 3.4 18 3.9
Primary C-Section 216 12.2 164 12.0 17 9.6 649 12.6 494 12.1 57 12.3
Repeat C-Section 122 6.9 95 6.9 9 5.1 344 6.7 269 6.6 26 5.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 1,401 79.4 1,105 80.9 136 76.8 4,200 81.6 3,374 82.9 360 77.8
3rd Trimester 49 2.8 34 2.5 7 4.0 129 2.5 88 2.2 20 4.3
No Prenatal Care 8 0.5 3 0.2 5 2.8 20 0.4 9 0.2 8 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 507 28.8 381 28.0 39 22.0 1,453 28.2 1,122 27.6 92 19.9
Adequate 828 47.0 673 49.4 74 41.8 2,457 47.8 2,010 49.4 204 44.1
Intermediate 214 12.2 168 12.3 25 14.1 670 13.0 545 13.4 77 16.6
Inadequate 212 12.0 141 10.3 39 22.0 564 11.0 388 9.5 90 19.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 140 7.9 97 7.1 17 9.6 382 7.4 269 6.6 43 9.2
Low Birthweight Birth 76 4.3 56 4.1 6 3.4 218 4.2 164 4.0 18 3.9

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