Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

2012
  2012 2010-2012
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 228 100.0 18 100.0 208 100.0 737 100.0 64 100.0 667 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.9 0 0.0 2 1.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 25 11.0 0 0.0 25 12.0 109 14.8 0 0.0 109 16.3
20-24 80 35.1 4 22.2 76 36.5 241 32.7 13 20.3 228 34.2
25-29 62 27.2 5 27.8 56 26.9 196 26.6 16 25.0 179 26.8
30-34 30 13.2 4 22.2 25 12.0 115 15.6 20 31.3 93 13.9
35-39 21 9.2 4 22.2 17 8.2 56 7.6 11 17.2 43 6.4
40-44 8 3.5 1 5.6 7 3.4 17 2.3 4 6.3 13 1.9
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.3 0 0.0 12 5.8 41 5.6 1 1.7 40 6.0
Reported Smoking 104 45.8 0 0.0 104 50.0 340 46.3 2 3.1 338 50.7
Unwed 169 74.4 4 22.2 165 79.3 540 73.7 13 20.6 527 79.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 44 23.9 0 0.0 44 25.9 183 26.6 0 0.0 183 29.2
12 Years 114 62.0 5 38.5 109 64.1 402 58.4 19 33.3 382 60.9
12+ Years 26 14.1 8 61.5 17 10.0 103 15.0 38 66.7 62 9.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 223 97.8 15 83.3 208 100.0 715 97.0 46 71.9 666 99.9
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 5.6 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 3.1 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.5 3 4.7 1 0.1
Other Facility 1 0.4 1 5.6 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 3.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 1.3 1 5.6 0 0.0 14 1.9 11 17.2 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 193 85.0 13 72.2 178 86.0 619 84.4 43 68.3 573 86.2
Vaginal after C-Section 9 4.0 2 11.1 7 3.4 30 4.1 8 12.7 22 3.3
Primary C-Section 15 6.6 2 11.1 13 6.3 50 6.8 8 12.7 40 6.0
Repeat C-Section 10 4.4 1 5.6 9 4.3 34 4.6 4 6.3 30 4.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 158 71.5 13 76.5 143 70.8 550 76.4 48 78.7 497 76.0
3rd Trimester 14 6.3 1 5.9 13 6.4 35 4.9 5 8.2 30 4.6
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 45 20.4 2 11.8 42 20.8 113 15.8 10 16.9 101 15.5
Adequate 62 28.1 5 29.4 56 27.7 212 29.7 15 25.4 196 30.2
Intermediate 72 32.6 5 29.4 67 33.2 249 34.9 19 32.2 228 35.1
Inadequate 42 19.0 5 29.4 37 18.3 140 19.6 15 25.4 125 19.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 12.7 0 0.0 29 13.9 100 13.6 3 4.7 97 14.6
Low Birthweight Birth 16 7.0 0 0.0 16 7.7 51 6.9 1 1.6 50 7.5
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

2011
  2011 2009-2011
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 245 100.0 24 100.0 219 100.0 748 100.0 65 100.0 674 100.0
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 42 17.1 0 0.0 42 19.2 130 17.4 0 0.0 130 19.3
20-24 80 32.7 2 8.3 78 35.6 235 31.4 11 16.9 224 33.2
25-29 56 22.9 7 29.2 49 22.4 187 25.0 13 20.0 173 25.7
30-34 43 17.6 10 41.7 33 15.1 125 16.7 26 40.0 97 14.4
35-39 20 8.2 4 16.7 14 6.4 56 7.5 11 16.9 40 5.9
40-44 4 1.6 1 4.2 3 1.4 14 1.9 4 6.2 10 1.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.0 1 5.0 11 5.0 40 5.4 1 1.7 39 5.8
Reported Smoking 118 48.2 2 8.3 116 53.0 359 48.1 3 4.6 356 52.9
Unwed 174 71.3 4 17.4 170 77.6 551 74.0 15 23.4 536 79.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 72 29.6 0 0.0 72 32.9 208 28.1 0 0.0 208 31.0
12 Years 129 53.1 6 27.3 122 55.7 421 56.9 18 29.0 401 59.9
12+ Years 42 17.3 16 72.7 25 11.4 111 15.0 44 71.0 61 9.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 235 95.9 14 58.3 219 100.0 727 97.2 47 72.3 673 99.9
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.5 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 2 8.3 0 0.0 4 0.5 3 4.6 1 0.1
Other Facility 1 0.4 1 4.2 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.5 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 7 2.9 7 29.2 0 0.0 15 2.0 13 20.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 203 83.5 14 60.9 188 86.2 621 83.6 41 65.1 574 85.4
Vaginal after C-Section 9 3.7 4 17.4 5 2.3 34 4.6 7 11.1 27 4.0
Primary C-Section 18 7.4 4 17.4 13 6.0 50 6.7 9 14.3 39 5.8
Repeat C-Section 13 5.3 1 4.3 12 5.5 38 5.1 6 9.5 32 4.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 189 78.1 18 78.3 169 77.9 564 76.7 53 84.1 505 76.1
3rd Trimester 11 4.5 3 13.0 8 3.7 30 4.1 5 7.9 25 3.8
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 27 11.3 2 9.1 25 11.6 109 15.0 12 20.3 93 14.1
Adequate 65 27.1 6 27.3 59 27.3 226 31.0 16 27.1 208 31.5
Intermediate 101 42.1 9 40.9 90 41.7 243 33.4 18 30.5 223 33.7
Inadequate 47 19.6 5 22.7 42 19.4 150 20.6 13 22.0 137 20.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 35 14.3 2 8.3 33 15.1 107 14.4 7 10.8 96 14.3
Low Birthweight Birth 18 7.4 0 0.0 18 8.3 55 7.4 2 3.1 51 7.6
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

2010
  2010 2008-2010
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 264 100.0 22 100.0 240 100.0 755 100.0 59 100.0 689 100.0
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 42 15.9 0 0.0 42 17.5 135 17.9 0 0.0 135 19.6
20-24 81 30.7 7 31.8 74 30.8 239 31.7 12 20.3 227 32.9
25-29 78 29.5 4 18.2 74 30.8 193 25.6 13 22.0 179 26.0
30-34 42 15.9 6 27.3 35 14.6 123 16.3 24 40.7 97 14.1
35-39 15 5.7 3 13.6 12 5.0 49 6.5 7 11.9 39 5.7
40-44 5 1.9 2 9.1 3 1.3 15 2.0 3 5.1 12 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 6.5 0 0.0 17 7.1 47 6.3 0 0.0 47 6.9
Reported Smoking 118 44.9 0 0.0 118 49.2 365 48.5 2 3.4 363 52.8
Unwed 197 75.2 5 22.7 192 80.3 576 76.7 13 22.0 563 82.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 67 25.7 0 0.0 67 28.2 208 28.0 0 0.0 208 30.6
12 Years 159 60.9 8 36.4 151 63.4 429 57.7 15 25.9 413 60.7
12+ Years 35 13.4 14 63.6 20 8.4 107 14.4 43 74.1 59 8.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 257 97.3 17 77.3 239 99.6 739 97.9 48 81.4 686 99.6
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 4.5 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 1 4.5 1 0.4 2 0.3 1 1.7 1 0.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.1
Outside Alaska 4 1.5 3 13.6 0 0.0 12 1.6 9 15.3 1 0.1
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 223 84.8 16 72.7 207 86.3 641 85.4 39 67.2 597 86.9
Vaginal after C-Section 12 4.6 2 9.1 10 4.2 33 4.4 3 5.2 30 4.4
Primary C-Section 17 6.5 2 9.1 14 5.8 48 6.4 10 17.2 37 5.4
Repeat C-Section 11 4.2 2 9.1 9 3.8 29 3.9 6 10.3 23 3.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 203 79.0 17 81.0 185 78.7 554 74.7 50 86.2 500 73.7
3rd Trimester 10 3.9 1 4.8 9 3.8 27 3.6 2 3.4 25 3.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 16.2 6 30.0 34 14.7 121 16.5 14 25.9 103 15.3
Adequate 85 33.6 4 20.0 81 34.9 237 32.2 19 35.2 216 32.0
Intermediate 76 30.0 5 25.0 71 30.6 220 29.9 9 16.7 211 31.3
Inadequate 51 20.2 5 25.0 46 19.8 157 21.4 12 22.2 145 21.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 13.7 1 4.5 35 14.6 107 14.2 9 15.3 94 13.7
Low Birthweight Birth 17 6.5 1 4.5 16 6.7 47 6.2 4 6.8 41 6.0
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 239 100.0 19 100.0 215 100.0 706 100.0 54 100.0 644 100.0
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 46 19.2 0 0.0 46 21.4 131 18.6 0 0.0 131 20.3
20-24 74 31.0 2 10.5 72 33.5 232 32.9 7 13.0 225 34.9
25-29 53 22.2 2 10.5 50 23.3 168 23.8 16 29.6 151 23.4
30-34 40 16.7 10 52.6 29 13.5 113 16.0 24 44.4 86 13.4
35-39 21 8.8 4 21.1 14 6.5 46 6.5 5 9.3 37 5.7
40-44 5 2.1 1 5.3 4 1.9 13 1.8 2 3.7 11 1.7
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 4.7 0 0.0 11 5.1 45 6.4 0 0.0 45 7.0
Reported Smoking 123 51.7 1 5.3 122 57.0 363 51.5 4 7.4 359 55.8
Unwed 180 75.3 6 31.6 174 80.9 546 77.7 10 18.9 534 83.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 69 29.2 0 0.0 69 32.4 206 29.7 1 1.9 205 32.4
12 Years 133 56.4 4 22.2 128 60.1 384 55.3 14 26.4 369 58.3
12+ Years 34 14.4 14 77.8 16 7.5 104 15.0 38 71.7 59 9.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 235 98.3 16 84.2 215 100.0 694 98.3 47 87.0 641 99.5
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 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 4 1.7 3 15.8 0 0.0 9 1.3 7 13.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 195 82.3 11 61.1 179 83.6 604 85.9 30 56.6 566 88.2
Vaginal after C-Section 13 5.5 1 5.6 12 5.6 26 3.7 1 1.9 25 3.9
Primary C-Section 15 6.3 3 16.7 12 5.6 53 7.5 16 30.2 37 5.8
Repeat C-Section 14 5.9 3 16.7 11 5.1 20 2.8 6 11.3 14 2.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 172 72.9 18 94.7 151 71.2 519 74.7 50 92.6 463 73.1
3rd Trimester 9 3.8 1 5.3 8 3.8 22 3.2 1 1.9 21 3.3
No Prenatal Care 2 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.9 7 1.0 0 0.0 7 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 17.4 4 23.5 34 16.0 120 17.3 11 22.0 105 16.5
Adequate 76 32.3 6 35.3 68 31.9 218 31.4 25 50.0 191 30.0
Intermediate 66 28.1 4 23.5 62 29.1 211 30.4 7 14.0 202 31.8
Inadequate 52 22.1 3 17.6 49 23.0 145 20.9 7 14.0 138 21.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 15.1 4 21.1 28 13.1 105 15.0 13 24.1 87 13.6
Low Birthweight Birth 20 8.4 1 5.3 17 7.9 46 6.6 8 14.8 35 5.5
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 252 100.0 18 100.0 234 100.0 673 100.0 62 100.0 604 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 47 18.7 0 0.0 47 20.1 125 18.6 0 0.0 124 20.5
20-24 84 33.3 3 16.7 81 34.6 216 32.1 8 12.9 208 34.4
25-29 62 24.6 7 38.9 55 23.5 166 24.7 23 37.1 142 23.5
30-34 41 16.3 8 44.4 33 14.1 99 14.7 20 32.3 76 12.6
35-39 13 5.2 0 0.0 13 5.6 48 7.1 8 12.9 38 6.3
40-44 5 2.0 0 0.0 5 2.1 15 2.2 3 4.8 12 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 19 7.7 0 0.0 19 8.2 46 6.9 1 1.8 45 7.5
Reported Smoking 124 49.2 1 5.6 123 52.6 336 49.9 4 6.5 332 55.0
Unwed 199 79.6 2 11.1 197 84.9 503 75.3 6 10.0 494 82.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 72 29.1 0 0.0 72 31.4 194 29.3 1 1.6 190 32.1
12 Years 137 55.5 3 16.7 134 58.5 359 54.3 17 27.4 342 57.8
12+ Years 38 15.4 15 83.3 23 10.0 108 16.3 44 71.0 60 10.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 247 98.0 15 83.3 232 99.1 657 97.6 52 83.9 599 99.2
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 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 4 1.6 3 16.7 1 0.4 11 1.6 10 16.1 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 223 88.8 12 66.7 211 90.6 584 86.9 37 59.7 540 89.6
Vaginal after C-Section 8 3.2 0 0.0 8 3.4 19 2.8 0 0.0 19 3.2
Primary C-Section 16 6.4 5 27.8 11 4.7 58 8.6 20 32.3 38 6.3
Repeat C-Section 4 1.6 1 5.6 3 1.3 11 1.6 5 8.1 6 1.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 179 71.9 15 83.3 164 71.0 506 76.7 54 87.1 445 75.3
3rd Trimester 8 3.2 0 0.0 8 3.5 21 3.2 3 4.8 18 3.0
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 15.8 4 23.5 35 15.2 108 16.4 11 18.6 95 16.0
Adequate 76 30.8 9 52.9 67 29.1 210 31.8 26 44.1 182 30.6
Intermediate 78 31.6 0 0.0 78 33.9 209 31.7 11 18.6 195 32.8
Inadequate 54 21.9 4 23.5 50 21.7 133 20.2 11 18.6 122 20.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 35 13.9 4 22.2 31 13.3 99 14.8 12 19.4 84 14.0
Low Birthweight Birth 10 4.0 2 11.1 8 3.4 41 6.1 9 14.5 30 5.0
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 215 100.0 17 100.0 195 100.0 668 100.0 64 100.0 593 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.3
15-19 38 17.7 0 0.0 38 19.5 117 17.5 0 0.0 116 19.6
20-24 74 34.4 2 11.8 72 36.9 203 30.4 7 10.9 194 32.7
25-29 53 24.7 7 41.2 46 23.6 177 26.5 24 37.5 152 25.6
30-34 32 14.9 6 35.3 24 12.3 98 14.7 20 31.3 75 12.6
35-39 12 5.6 1 5.9 10 5.1 53 7.9 9 14.1 40 6.7
40-44 3 1.4 1 5.9 2 1.0 15 2.2 4 6.3 11 1.9
45+ 3 1.4 0 0.0 3 1.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.0 0 0.0 15 7.7 39 5.9 2 3.5 37 6.3
Reported Smoking 116 54.0 2 11.8 114 58.5 340 51.0 3 4.7 337 56.8
Unwed 167 78.0 2 12.5 163 83.6 473 71.1 7 11.3 462 78.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 65 30.8 1 5.9 64 33.5 185 28.2 1 1.6 181 31.0
12 Years 114 54.0 7 41.2 107 56.0 360 54.9 16 25.4 342 58.7
12+ Years 32 15.2 9 52.9 20 10.5 111 16.9 46 73.0 60 10.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 212 98.6 16 94.1 194 99.5 652 97.6 53 82.8 590 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 1 0.5 1 5.9 0 0.0 10 1.5 10 15.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 186 86.5 7 41.2 176 90.3 567 85.4 37 58.7 521 88.3
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.3 0 0.0 5 2.6 23 3.5 1 1.6 22 3.7
Primary C-Section 22 10.2 8 47.1 14 7.2 61 9.2 19 30.2 40 6.8
Repeat C-Section 2 0.9 2 11.8 0 0.0 13 2.0 6 9.5 7 1.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 168 80.0 17 100.0 148 77.9 511 78.1 57 90.5 445 76.6
3rd Trimester 5 2.4 0 0.0 5 2.6 31 4.7 3 4.8 28 4.8
No Prenatal Care 4 1.9 0 0.0 4 2.1 8 1.2 0 0.0 8 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 18.9 3 18.8 36 18.7 120 18.3 12 20.0 106 18.1
Adequate 66 31.1 10 62.5 56 29.0 206 31.4 25 41.7 177 30.2
Intermediate 67 31.6 3 18.8 62 32.1 200 30.4 14 23.3 183 31.2
Inadequate 39 18.4 0 0.0 39 20.2 131 19.9 9 15.0 121 20.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 34 16.0 5 29.4 28 14.6 100 15.1 10 15.6 87 14.8
Low Birthweight Birth 16 7.6 5 29.4 10 5.3 43 6.5 8 12.5 33 5.6
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 206 100.0 27 100.0 175 100.0 681 100.0 63 100.0 607 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 40 19.4 0 0.0 39 22.3 126 18.5 3 4.8 122 20.1
20-24 58 28.2 3 11.1 55 31.4 204 30.0 6 9.5 196 32.3
25-29 51 24.8 9 33.3 41 23.4 177 26.0 22 34.9 152 25.0
30-34 26 12.6 6 22.2 19 10.9 100 14.7 16 25.4 82 13.5
35-39 23 11.2 7 25.9 15 8.6 54 7.9 13 20.6 38 6.3
40-44 7 3.4 2 7.4 5 2.9 17 2.5 3 4.8 14 2.3
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.9 1 4.3 11 6.3 45 6.7 2 3.6 43 7.1
Reported Smoking 96 46.6 1 3.7 95 54.3 352 51.8 1 1.6 351 57.8
Unwed 137 67.2 2 7.7 134 77.0 467 68.8 8 12.9 457 75.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 57 28.1 0 0.0 54 31.4 183 27.4 1 1.7 179 29.8
12 Years 108 53.2 7 25.9 101 58.7 380 56.8 11 18.3 367 61.2
12+ Years 38 18.7 20 74.1 17 9.9 106 15.8 48 80.0 54 9.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 198 96.1 21 77.8 173 98.9 665 97.7 51 81.0 604 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.6 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 6 2.9 6 22.2 0 0.0 11 1.6 11 17.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 175 85.0 18 66.7 153 87.4 580 86.3 42 67.7 530 88.3
Vaginal after C-Section 6 2.9 0 0.0 6 3.4 24 3.6 1 1.6 23 3.8
Primary C-Section 20 9.7 7 25.9 13 7.4 54 8.0 15 24.2 37 6.2
Repeat C-Section 5 2.4 2 7.4 3 1.7 14 2.1 4 6.5 10 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 159 79.1 22 81.5 133 78.2 506 75.5 53 85.5 445 74.4
3rd Trimester 8 4.0 3 11.1 5 2.9 39 5.8 4 6.5 35 5.9
No Prenatal Care 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 29 14.4 4 15.4 24 14.0 114 17.0 10 16.7 103 17.1
Adequate 68 33.8 7 26.9 59 34.5 217 32.3 19 31.7 193 32.1
Intermediate 64 31.8 8 30.8 55 32.2 200 29.8 20 33.3 178 29.6
Inadequate 40 19.9 7 26.9 33 19.3 140 20.9 11 18.3 127 21.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 30 14.6 3 11.1 25 14.4 102 15.0 10 15.9 90 14.9
Low Birthweight Birth 15 7.3 2 7.4 12 6.9 48 7.1 9 14.3 38 6.3
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 247 100.0 20 100.0 223 100.0 670 100.0 58 100.0 603 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.4 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
15-19 39 15.8 0 0.0 39 17.5 120 17.9 3 5.2 117 19.4
20-24 71 28.7 2 10.0 67 30.0 193 28.8 8 13.8 183 30.3
25-29 73 29.6 8 40.0 65 29.1 179 26.7 16 27.6 161 26.7
30-34 40 16.2 8 40.0 32 14.3 110 16.4 17 29.3 91 15.1
35-39 18 7.3 1 5.0 15 6.7 50 7.5 13 22.4 34 5.6
40-44 5 2.0 1 5.0 4 1.8 14 2.1 1 1.7 13 2.2
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.0 1 5.9 11 5.0 51 7.7 1 1.9 50 8.3
Reported Smoking 128 52.0 0 0.0 128 57.4 359 53.7 3 5.3 356 59.0
Unwed 169 68.4 3 15.0 165 74.0 454 67.8 9 15.5 444 73.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 63 26.0 0 0.0 63 28.6 180 27.3 2 3.7 177 29.6
12 Years 138 57.0 2 10.5 134 60.9 383 58.1 11 20.4 370 61.9
12+ Years 41 16.9 17 89.5 23 10.5 96 14.6 41 75.9 51 8.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 242 98.0 16 80.0 223 100.0 659 98.4 50 86.2 601 99.7
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 5.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 1.7 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.3
Outside Alaska 3 1.2 3 15.0 0 0.0 7 1.0 7 12.1 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 206 84.8 12 63.2 192 87.3 575 87.4 38 67.9 532 89.4
Vaginal after C-Section 12 4.9 1 5.3 11 5.0 23 3.5 1 1.8 22 3.7
Primary C-Section 19 7.8 4 21.1 13 5.9 46 7.0 13 23.2 31 5.2
Repeat C-Section 6 2.5 2 10.5 4 1.8 14 2.1 4 7.1 10 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 184 75.7 18 94.7 164 74.2 489 73.9 50 87.7 433 72.5
3rd Trimester 18 7.4 0 0.0 18 8.1 41 6.2 2 3.5 39 6.5
No Prenatal Care 2 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.9 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 51 20.9 5 27.8 46 20.6 129 19.5 11 20.0 117 19.5
Adequate 72 29.5 8 44.4 62 27.8 209 31.5 21 38.2 185 30.8
Intermediate 69 28.3 3 16.7 66 29.6 181 27.3 17 30.9 163 27.2
Inadequate 52 21.3 2 11.1 49 22.0 144 21.7 6 10.9 135 22.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 14.6 2 10.0 34 15.2 99 14.8 9 15.5 90 14.9
Low Birthweight Birth 12 4.9 1 5.0 11 4.9 46 6.9 9 15.5 37 6.1
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 228 100.0 16 100.0 209 100.0 635 100.0 60 100.0 566 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 5 0.8 0 0.0 5 0.9
15-19 47 20.6 3 18.8 44 21.1 118 18.6 4 6.7 114 20.1
20-24 75 32.9 1 6.3 74 35.4 171 26.9 12 20.0 158 27.9
25-29 53 23.2 5 31.3 46 22.0 168 26.5 10 16.7 154 27.2
30-34 34 14.9 2 12.5 31 14.8 107 16.9 18 30.0 87 15.4
35-39 13 5.7 5 31.3 8 3.8 51 8.0 16 26.7 33 5.8
40-44 5 2.2 0 0.0 5 2.4 14 2.2 0 0.0 14 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 9.3 0 0.0 21 10.1 61 9.7 0 0.0 61 10.8
Reported Smoking 128 56.1 0 0.0 128 61.2 341 54.0 5 8.5 336 59.5
Unwed 161 70.6 3 18.8 158 75.6 420 66.1 11 18.3 409 72.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 63 28.1 1 7.1 62 29.8 180 28.8 5 9.1 174 30.9
12 Years 134 59.8 2 14.3 132 63.5 363 58.2 14 25.5 349 62.0
12+ Years 27 12.1 11 78.6 14 6.7 81 13.0 36 65.5 40 7.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 225 98.7 14 87.5 208 99.5 626 98.6 55 91.7 563 99.5
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 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 2 0.9 2 12.5 0 0.0 5 0.8 5 8.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 199 89.2 12 75.0 185 90.2 554 89.2 45 76.3 503 90.5
Vaginal after C-Section 6 2.7 0 0.0 6 2.9 21 3.4 0 0.0 21 3.8
Primary C-Section 15 6.7 4 25.0 11 5.4 36 5.8 11 18.6 25 4.5
Repeat C-Section 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.5 10 1.6 3 5.1 7 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 163 72.1 13 81.3 148 71.5 461 74.1 51 86.4 403 72.6
3rd Trimester 13 5.8 1 6.3 12 5.8 28 4.5 2 3.4 26 4.7
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 34 15.0 1 6.3 33 15.9 134 21.5 13 22.4 120 21.6
Adequate 77 34.1 4 25.0 72 34.8 195 31.4 23 39.7 168 30.2
Intermediate 67 29.6 9 56.3 57 27.5 168 27.0 17 29.3 150 27.0
Inadequate 48 21.2 2 12.5 45 21.7 125 20.1 5 8.6 118 21.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 36 15.8 5 31.3 31 14.8 92 14.5 7 11.7 85 15.0
Low Birthweight Birth 21 9.2 6 37.5 15 7.2 46 7.3 8 13.3 38 6.7
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 195 100.0 22 100.0 171 100.0 641 100.0 71 100.0 564 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.2
15-19 34 17.4 0 0.0 34 19.9 108 16.8 1 1.4 107 19.0
20-24 47 24.1 5 22.7 42 24.6 179 27.9 18 25.4 160 28.4
25-29 53 27.2 3 13.6 50 29.2 169 26.4 13 18.3 154 27.3
30-34 36 18.5 7 31.8 28 16.4 103 16.1 24 33.8 78 13.8
35-39 19 9.7 7 31.8 11 6.4 60 9.4 15 21.1 43 7.6
40-44 4 2.1 0 0.0 4 2.3 14 2.2 0 0.0 14 2.5
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 9.3 0 0.0 18 10.5 58 9.3 1 1.5 57 10.3
Reported Smoking 103 53.1 3 14.3 100 58.5 322 51.0 9 13.0 313 56.2
Unwed 124 63.6 3 13.6 121 70.8 411 64.2 10 14.3 401 71.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 54 28.0 1 4.8 52 30.6 167 26.9 4 5.9 162 29.5
12 Years 111 57.5 7 33.3 104 61.2 362 58.3 20 29.4 342 62.3
12+ Years 28 14.5 13 61.9 14 8.2 92 14.8 44 64.7 45 8.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 192 98.5 20 90.9 170 99.4 630 98.3 64 90.1 561 99.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.4 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 2 1.0 2 9.1 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 8.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 170 88.5 14 66.7 155 91.2 548 88.4 53 76.8 491 89.8
Vaginal after C-Section 5 2.6 0 0.0 5 2.9 24 3.9 0 0.0 24 4.4
Primary C-Section 12 6.3 5 23.8 7 4.1 34 5.5 12 17.4 22 4.0
Repeat C-Section 5 2.6 2 9.5 3 1.8 14 2.3 4 5.8 10 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 142 73.6 19 86.4 121 71.6 476 77.4 61 89.7 410 75.6
3rd Trimester 10 5.2 1 4.5 9 5.3 25 4.1 2 2.9 23 4.2
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 8 1.3 0 0.0 8 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 44 22.8 5 23.8 38 22.4 141 22.8 18 26.9 122 22.3
Adequate 60 31.1 9 42.9 51 30.0 205 33.1 27 40.3 175 32.0
Intermediate 45 23.3 5 23.8 40 23.5 155 25.0 16 23.9 139 25.4
Inadequate 44 22.8 2 9.5 41 24.1 118 19.1 6 9.0 111 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 13.8 2 9.1 25 14.6 83 13.1 5 7.1 78 13.9
Low Birthweight Birth 13 6.7 2 9.1 11 6.5 39 6.2 5 7.0 34 6.2
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 212 100.0 22 100.0 186 100.0 637 100.0 77 100.0 554 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 2 0.9 0 0.0 2 1.1 6 0.9 0 0.0 6 1.1
15-19 37 17.5 1 4.5 36 19.4 109 17.1 2 2.6 107 19.3
20-24 49 23.1 6 27.3 42 22.6 185 29.0 17 22.1 166 30.0
25-29 62 29.2 2 9.1 58 31.2 167 26.2 18 23.4 147 26.5
30-34 37 17.5 9 40.9 28 15.1 97 15.2 24 31.2 72 13.0
35-39 19 9.0 4 18.2 14 7.5 59 9.3 14 18.2 44 7.9
40-44 5 2.4 0 0.0 5 2.7 12 1.9 2 2.6 10 1.8
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 10.5 0 0.0 22 11.9 55 8.8 2 2.7 53 9.7
Reported Smoking 110 52.4 2 9.1 108 58.4 309 49.3 9 11.8 299 54.8
Unwed 135 63.7 5 22.7 130 69.9 390 61.4 13 17.1 377 68.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 63 30.4 3 15.0 60 32.4 159 25.7 5 6.7 154 28.6
12 Years 118 57.0 5 25.0 113 61.1 359 58.1 17 22.7 340 63.1
12+ Years 26 12.6 12 60.0 12 6.5 100 16.2 53 70.7 45 8.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 209 98.6 21 95.5 185 99.5 622 97.6 68 88.3 549 99.1
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 1.3 0 0.0
Other Facility 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
Outside Alaska 1 0.5 1 4.5 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 7.8 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 185 89.8 19 86.4 163 90.1 549 89.0 63 85.1 481 89.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 4.9 0 0.0 10 5.5 29 4.7 0 0.0 29 5.4
Primary C-Section 9 4.4 2 9.1 7 3.9 28 4.5 9 12.2 19 3.5
Repeat C-Section 2 1.0 1 4.5 1 0.6 11 1.8 2 2.7 9 1.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 156 76.8 19 90.5 134 74.9 496 81.2 68 91.9 423 79.5
3rd Trimester 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.8 22 3.6 1 1.4 21 3.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 9 1.5 0 0.0 9 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 56 27.6 7 33.3 49 27.4 137 22.3 16 21.9 121 22.6
Adequate 58 28.6 10 47.6 45 25.1 217 35.4 33 45.2 181 33.8
Intermediate 56 27.6 3 14.3 53 29.6 161 26.3 19 26.0 140 26.2
Inadequate 33 16.3 1 4.8 32 17.9 98 16.0 5 6.8 93 17.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 13.8 0 0.0 29 15.7 80 12.7 5 6.6 75 13.7
Low Birthweight Birth 12 5.7 0 0.0 12 6.5 33 5.3 4 5.2 29 5.4
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 234 100.0 27 100.0 207 100.0 638 100.0 78 100.0 551 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.4 4 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.7
15-19 37 15.8 0 0.0 37 17.9 102 16.0 1 1.3 100 18.1
20-24 83 35.5 7 25.9 76 36.7 193 30.3 13 16.7 178 32.3
25-29 54 23.1 8 29.6 46 22.2 165 25.9 23 29.5 137 24.9
30-34 30 12.8 8 29.6 22 10.6 91 14.3 23 29.5 67 12.2
35-39 22 9.4 4 14.8 18 8.7 64 10.0 14 17.9 50 9.1
40-44 5 2.1 0 0.0 5 2.4 14 2.2 3 3.8 11 2.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.8 1 1.3 4 0.7
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 8.0 1 4.0 17 8.5 45 7.2 3 4.1 42 7.8
Reported Smoking 109 48.0 4 15.4 105 52.2 297 47.4 9 11.8 287 53.0
Unwed 152 65.2 2 7.7 150 72.5 381 60.0 13 16.9 366 66.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 50 22.6 0 0.0 50 25.8 141 22.9 4 5.2 135 25.4
12 Years 133 60.2 8 29.6 125 64.4 368 59.6 16 20.8 347 65.3
12+ Years 38 17.2 19 70.4 19 9.8 108 17.5 57 74.0 49 9.2
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 229 97.9 23 85.2 206 99.5 619 97.0 65 83.3 546 99.1
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 3.7 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2.6 1 0.2
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 4 0.6 1 1.3 3 0.5
Outside Alaska 3 1.3 3 11.1 0 0.0 9 1.4 8 10.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 193 86.9 20 76.9 173 88.3 548 89.4 61 82.4 481 90.8
Vaginal after C-Section 9 4.1 0 0.0 9 4.6 22 3.6 0 0.0 22 4.2
Primary C-Section 13 5.9 5 19.2 8 4.1 29 4.7 10 13.5 16 3.0
Repeat C-Section 7 3.2 1 3.8 6 3.1 14 2.3 3 4.1 11 2.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 178 81.3 23 92.0 155 79.9 470 76.3 68 90.7 396 74.4
3rd Trimester 10 4.6 1 4.0 9 4.6 48 7.8 3 4.0 43 8.1
No Prenatal Care 6 2.7 0 0.0 6 3.0 11 1.8 0 0.0 11 2.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 41 18.4 6 24.0 35 17.7 120 19.4 14 18.9 106 19.8
Adequate 87 39.0 8 32.0 79 39.9 223 36.0 32 43.2 187 34.9
Intermediate 54 24.2 8 32.0 46 23.2 145 23.4 22 29.7 121 22.6
Inadequate 41 18.4 3 12.0 38 19.2 131 21.2 6 8.1 122 22.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 27 11.7 3 11.5 24 11.8 79 12.5 7 9.2 70 12.8
Low Birthweight Birth 14 6.3 3 11.1 11 5.6 29 4.6 5 6.4 22 4.1
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 191 100.0 28 100.0 161 100.0 611 100.0 83 100.0 519 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 35 18.3 1 3.6 34 21.1 95 15.5 4 4.8 90 17.3
20-24 53 27.7 4 14.3 48 29.8 166 27.2 12 14.5 152 29.3
25-29 51 26.7 8 28.6 43 26.7 176 28.8 25 30.1 146 28.1
30-34 30 15.7 7 25.0 22 13.7 95 15.5 25 30.1 69 13.3
35-39 18 9.4 6 21.4 12 7.5 63 10.3 12 14.5 51 9.8
40-44 2 1.0 2 7.1 0 0.0 9 1.5 3 3.6 6 1.2
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 6 1.0 2 2.4 4 0.8
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 7.9 1 3.6 14 8.8 48 8.0 4 5.0 44 8.6
Reported Smoking 90 47.4 3 10.7 86 53.8 301 49.7 11 13.4 289 56.1
Unwed 103 54.2 6 21.4 97 60.6 356 58.5 22 26.5 332 64.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 46 24.2 2 7.1 44 27.5 133 22.4 8 10.0 123 24.4
12 Years 108 56.8 4 14.3 102 63.8 363 61.1 16 20.0 342 67.7
12+ Years 36 18.9 22 78.6 14 8.8 98 16.5 56 70.0 40 7.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 184 96.3 24 85.7 158 98.1 587 96.1 69 83.1 510 98.3
Birthing Center 2 1.0 1 3.6 1 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.2 2 0.4
Home Birth 1 0.5 1 3.6 0 0.0 4 0.7 2 2.4 2 0.4
Other Facility 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 5 0.8 1 1.2 4 0.8
Outside Alaska 2 1.0 2 7.1 0 0.0 12 2.0 10 12.0 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 171 90.5 24 92.3 145 90.1 515 89.3 65 84.4 444 90.4
Vaginal after C-Section 10 5.3 0 0.0 10 6.2 23 4.0 1 1.3 22 4.5
Primary C-Section 6 3.2 2 7.7 4 2.5 28 4.9 9 11.7 16 3.3
Repeat C-Section 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.2 11 1.9 2 2.6 9 1.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 162 85.7 26 92.9 134 84.3 438 73.0 71 87.7 361 70.8
3rd Trimester 7 3.7 0 0.0 7 4.4 63 10.5 4 4.9 57 11.2
No Prenatal Care 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 7 1.2 1 1.2 6 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 40 21.4 3 11.1 37 23.4 118 19.8 18 22.5 100 19.7
Adequate 72 38.5 15 55.6 57 36.1 185 31.0 33 41.3 148 29.1
Intermediate 51 27.3 8 29.6 41 25.9 142 23.8 21 26.3 119 23.4
Inadequate 24 12.8 1 3.7 23 14.6 152 25.5 8 10.0 141 27.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 24 12.6 2 7.1 22 13.8 84 13.8 9 11.0 73 14.1
Low Birthweight Birth 7 3.7 1 3.6 6 3.8 27 4.5 3 3.7 22 4.3
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 213 100.0 23 100.0 183 100.0 619 100.0 77 100.0 535 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 30 14.1 0 0.0 29 15.8 94 15.2 3 3.9 90 16.8
20-24 57 26.8 2 8.7 54 29.5 168 27.1 9 11.7 158 29.5
25-29 60 28.2 7 30.4 48 26.2 171 27.6 22 28.6 144 26.9
30-34 31 14.6 8 34.8 23 12.6 99 16.0 27 35.1 72 13.5
35-39 24 11.3 4 17.4 20 10.9 68 11.0 10 13.0 58 10.8
40-44 7 3.3 1 4.3 6 3.3 12 1.9 3 3.9 9 1.7
45+ 4 1.9 1 4.3 3 1.6 6 1.0 3 3.9 3 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 5.8 1 4.8 11 6.1 43 7.0 4 5.4 39 7.3
Reported Smoking 98 46.9 2 9.1 96 53.3 317 51.5 13 17.1 304 57.1
Unwed 126 59.4 5 21.7 119 65.4 368 59.5 20 26.0 346 64.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 45 21.8 2 9.1 41 23.2 130 21.7 6 8.2 122 23.5
12 Years 127 61.7 4 18.2 120 67.8 366 61.0 16 21.9 347 66.7
12+ Years 34 16.5 16 72.7 16 9.0 104 17.3 51 69.9 51 9.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 206 96.7 18 78.3 182 99.5 594 96.0 62 80.5 526 98.3
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
Home Birth 2 0.9 1 4.3 1 0.5 3 0.5 1 1.3 2 0.4
Other Facility 1 0.5 1 4.3 0 0.0 6 1.0 1 1.3 5 0.9
Outside Alaska 4 1.9 3 13.0 0 0.0 15 2.4 13 16.9 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 184 91.1 17 77.3 163 94.2 516 88.2 58 80.6 454 89.7
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 15 2.6 1 1.4 14 2.8
Primary C-Section 10 5.0 3 13.6 4 2.3 43 7.4 10 13.9 30 5.9
Repeat C-Section 5 2.5 2 9.1 3 1.7 11 1.9 3 4.2 8 1.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 130 62.5 19 86.4 107 59.8 423 69.7 63 84.0 356 67.8
3rd Trimester 31 14.9 2 9.1 27 15.1 62 10.2 4 5.3 56 10.7
No Prenatal Care 3 1.4 0 0.0 3 1.7 6 1.0 1 1.3 5 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 18.7 5 22.7 34 18.9 117 19.3 21 28.0 96 18.4
Adequate 64 30.6 9 40.9 51 28.3 185 30.6 28 37.3 153 29.3
Intermediate 40 19.1 6 27.3 34 18.9 130 21.5 14 18.7 116 22.2
Inadequate 66 31.6 2 9.1 61 33.9 173 28.6 12 16.0 158 30.2
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 28 13.3 2 9.1 24 13.2 97 15.8 9 11.8 86 16.2
Low Birthweight Birth 8 3.8 1 4.3 5 2.7 35 5.7 3 3.9 30 5.6
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 207 100.0 32 100.0 175 100.0 639 100.0 94 100.0 544 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 30 14.5 3 9.4 27 15.4 95 14.9 5 5.3 90 16.5
20-24 56 27.1 6 18.8 50 28.6 186 29.1 16 17.0 170 31.3
25-29 65 31.4 10 31.3 55 31.4 160 25.0 24 25.5 136 25.0
30-34 34 16.4 10 31.3 24 13.7 125 19.6 33 35.1 92 16.9
35-39 21 10.1 2 6.3 19 10.9 64 10.0 12 12.8 51 9.4
40-44 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 0.9 2 2.1 4 0.7
45+ 1 0.5 1 3.1 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 10.2 2 6.5 19 10.9 51 8.0 5 5.4 46 8.5
Reported Smoking 113 54.6 6 18.8 107 61.1 338 52.9 17 18.1 321 59.0
Unwed 127 61.4 11 34.4 116 66.3 376 58.9 25 26.9 351 64.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 42 21.2 4 13.3 38 22.6 128 20.5 8 9.0 120 22.5
12 Years 128 64.6 8 26.7 120 71.4 380 61.0 23 25.8 356 66.8
12+ Years 28 14.1 18 60.0 10 6.0 115 18.5 58 65.2 57 10.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 197 95.2 27 84.4 170 97.1 611 95.6 75 79.8 535 98.3
Birthing Center 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 1 1.1 1 0.2
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 1 1.1 1 0.2
Other Facility 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 6 0.9 0 0.0 6 1.1
Outside Alaska 6 2.9 5 15.6 1 0.6 18 2.8 17 18.1 1 0.2
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 160 86.0 24 82.8 136 86.6 544 88.3 75 83.3 468 89.1
Vaginal after C-Section 10 5.4 1 3.4 9 5.7 16 2.6 1 1.1 15 2.9
Primary C-Section 12 6.5 4 13.8 8 5.1 44 7.1 9 10.0 35 6.7
Repeat C-Section 4 2.2 0 0.0 4 2.5 12 1.9 5 5.6 7 1.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 146 71.9 26 83.9 120 69.8 464 73.8 72 78.3 392 73.1
3rd Trimester 25 12.3 2 6.5 23 13.4 40 6.4 3 3.3 37 6.9
No Prenatal Care 2 1.0 1 3.1 1 0.6 4 0.6 2 2.1 2 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 19.4 10 32.3 29 17.1 137 21.9 25 26.9 112 21.1
Adequate 49 24.4 9 29.0 40 23.5 187 29.9 36 38.7 151 28.4
Intermediate 51 25.4 7 22.6 44 25.9 134 21.4 12 12.9 121 22.7
Inadequate 62 30.8 5 16.1 57 33.5 168 26.8 20 21.5 148 27.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 32 15.5 5 15.6 27 15.4 100 15.7 10 10.6 90 16.6
Low Birthweight Birth 12 5.9 1 3.2 11 6.4 41 6.5 5 5.4 36 6.7
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 199 100.0 22 100.0 177 100.0 613 100.0 86 100.0 524 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
15-19 34 17.1 0 0.0 34 19.2 95 15.5 3 3.5 91 17.4
20-24 55 27.6 1 4.5 54 30.5 174 28.4 12 14.0 162 30.9
25-29 46 23.1 5 22.7 41 23.2 149 24.3 22 25.6 127 24.2
30-34 34 17.1 9 40.9 25 14.1 122 19.9 32 37.2 90 17.2
35-39 23 11.6 4 18.2 19 10.7 61 10.0 13 15.1 46 8.8
40-44 5 2.5 2 9.1 3 1.7 9 1.5 3 3.5 6 1.1
45+ 1 0.5 1 4.5 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 1.2 1 0.2
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 10 5.0 1 4.5 9 5.1 40 6.5 3 3.5 37 7.1
Reported Smoking 106 53.3 5 22.7 101 57.1 313 51.1 15 17.4 298 56.9
Unwed 115 57.8 4 18.2 111 62.7 345 56.4 19 22.4 325 62.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 43 21.9 0 0.0 43 24.6 117 19.4 8 9.6 109 21.0
12 Years 111 56.6 4 19.0 107 61.1 364 60.3 20 24.1 343 66.2
12+ Years 42 21.4 17 81.0 25 14.3 123 20.4 55 66.3 66 12.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 191 96.0 17 77.3 174 98.3 588 95.9 69 80.2 516 98.5
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.3 0 0.0
Home Birth 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 1.2 1 0.2
Other Facility 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.7 7 1.1 0 0.0 7 1.3
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 5 22.7 0 0.0 14 2.3 14 16.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 172 87.3 17 81.0 155 88.1 552 90.3 72 84.7 477 91.2
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 8 1.3 0 0.0 8 1.5
Primary C-Section 21 10.7 3 14.3 18 10.2 41 6.7 7 8.2 34 6.5
Repeat C-Section 2 1.0 1 4.8 1 0.6 10 1.6 6 7.1 4 0.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 147 75.0 18 81.8 129 74.1 470 77.4 67 78.8 402 77.5
3rd Trimester 6 3.1 0 0.0 6 3.4 23 3.8 3 3.5 19 3.7
No Prenatal Care 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.2 2 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 39 20.0 6 27.3 33 19.1 161 26.6 21 24.4 139 26.9
Adequate 72 36.9 10 45.5 62 35.8 194 32.1 37 43.0 157 30.4
Intermediate 39 20.0 1 4.5 38 22.0 116 19.2 10 11.6 105 20.3
Inadequate 45 23.1 5 22.7 40 23.1 134 22.1 18 20.9 115 22.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 37 18.8 2 9.1 35 20.0 94 15.4 8 9.3 86 16.5
Low Birthweight Birth 15 7.5 1 4.5 14 7.9 35 5.7 4 4.7 31 5.9
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 233 100.0 40 100.0 192 100.0 614 100.0 100 100.0 509 100.0
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 31 13.3 2 5.0 29 15.1 93 15.1 5 5.0 86 16.9
20-24 75 32.2 9 22.5 66 34.4 173 28.2 14 14.0 159 31.2
25-29 49 21.0 9 22.5 40 20.8 149 24.3 29 29.0 119 23.4
30-34 57 24.5 14 35.0 43 22.4 126 20.5 33 33.0 93 18.3
35-39 20 8.6 6 15.0 13 6.8 61 9.9 18 18.0 41 8.1
40-44 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 10 1.6 1 1.0 9 1.8
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 8.6 2 5.1 18 9.4 54 8.8 2 2.0 51 10.0
Reported Smoking 119 51.1 6 15.0 113 58.9 317 51.6 19 19.0 297 58.3
Unwed 134 57.8 10 25.6 124 64.6 349 56.9 25 25.3 322 63.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 43 18.8 4 10.5 39 20.5 117 19.5 14 14.4 103 20.7
12 Years 141 61.6 11 28.9 129 67.9 351 58.5 23 23.7 326 65.5
12+ Years 45 19.7 23 60.5 22 11.6 132 22.0 60 61.9 69 13.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 223 95.7 31 77.5 191 99.5 588 95.8 83 83.0 501 98.4
Birthing Center 1 0.4 1 2.5 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 2.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.4 1 2.5 0 0.0 3 0.5 1 1.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 1 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.5 7 1.1 1 1.0 6 1.2
Outside Alaska 7 3.0 7 17.5 0 0.0 14 2.3 13 13.0 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 212 91.0 34 85.0 177 92.2 564 91.9 83 83.0 476 93.5
Vaginal after C-Section 4 1.7 0 0.0 4 2.1 9 1.5 3 3.0 6 1.2
Primary C-Section 11 4.7 2 5.0 9 4.7 29 4.7 8 8.0 21 4.1
Repeat C-Section 6 2.6 4 10.0 2 1.0 12 2.0 6 6.0 6 1.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 171 74.3 28 71.8 143 75.3 471 77.7 78 80.4 390 77.4
3rd Trimester 9 3.9 1 2.6 8 4.2 24 4.0 6 6.2 17 3.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.4 1 2.5 0 0.0 5 0.8 1 1.0 4 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 59 25.7 9 22.5 50 26.5 177 29.3 19 19.4 157 31.3
Adequate 66 28.7 17 42.5 49 25.9 184 30.5 44 44.9 139 27.7
Intermediate 44 19.1 4 10.0 39 20.6 115 19.0 17 17.3 97 19.4
Inadequate 61 26.5 10 25.0 51 27.0 128 21.2 18 18.4 108 21.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 31 13.3 3 7.5 28 14.6 86 14.0 9 9.1 76 14.9
Low Birthweight Birth 14 6.0 3 7.7 11 5.7 31 5.1 5 5.1 25 4.9
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 181 100.0 24 100.0 155 100.0 579 100.0 85 100.0 488 100.0
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 30 16.6 1 4.2 28 18.1 92 15.9 7 8.2 83 17.0
20-24 44 24.3 2 8.3 42 27.1 145 25.0 7 8.2 138 28.3
25-29 54 29.8 8 33.3 46 29.7 149 25.7 23 27.1 124 25.4
30-34 31 17.1 9 37.5 22 14.2 119 20.6 31 36.5 87 17.8
35-39 18 9.9 3 12.5 14 9.0 60 10.4 16 18.8 43 8.8
40-44 3 1.7 1 4.2 2 1.3 11 1.9 1 1.2 10 2.0
45+ 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 10 5.5 0 0.0 10 6.5 64 11.1 2 2.4 61 12.5
Reported Smoking 88 48.6 4 16.7 84 54.2 307 53.1 20 23.8 285 58.4
Unwed 96 53.0 5 20.8 90 58.1 332 57.3 21 24.7 308 63.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 31 17.3 4 16.7 27 17.6 114 20.3 13 15.7 101 21.4
12 Years 112 62.6 5 20.8 107 69.9 320 57.0 18 21.7 300 63.6
12+ Years 36 20.1 15 62.5 19 12.4 127 22.6 52 62.7 71 15.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 174 96.1 21 87.5 151 97.4 553 95.5 72 84.7 476 97.5
Birthing Center 1 0.6 1 4.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 1 1.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.4
Other Facility 3 1.7 0 0.0 3 1.9 11 1.9 1 1.2 10 2.0
Outside Alaska 2 1.1 2 8.3 0 0.0 12 2.1 11 12.9 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 168 92.8 21 87.5 145 93.5 532 92.2 69 82.1 457 93.8
Vaginal after C-Section 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.3 12 2.1 4 4.8 8 1.6
Primary C-Section 9 5.0 2 8.3 7 4.5 21 3.6 6 7.1 15 3.1
Repeat C-Section 2 1.1 1 4.2 1 0.6 12 2.1 5 6.0 7 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 152 84.0 21 87.5 130 83.9 420 73.8 68 82.9 348 72.3
3rd Trimester 8 4.4 2 8.3 5 3.2 28 4.9 6 7.3 21 4.4
No Prenatal Care 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 7 1.2 0 0.0 7 1.5
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 63 35.0 6 25.0 56 36.4 187 33.3 12 14.6 172 36.4
Adequate 56 31.1 10 41.7 46 29.9 156 27.8 36 43.9 119 25.2
Intermediate 33 18.3 5 20.8 28 18.2 106 18.9 20 24.4 86 18.2
Inadequate 28 15.6 3 12.5 24 15.6 112 20.0 14 17.1 96 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 26 14.4 3 12.5 23 14.8 76 13.1 7 8.3 67 13.7
Low Birthweight Birth 6 3.3 0 0.0 6 3.9 26 4.5 3 3.5 22 4.5
1 Native Regional Corporation
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 Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 200 100.0 36 100.0 162 100.0 657 100.0 103 100.0 547 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 32 16.0 2 5.6 29 17.9 95 14.5 8 7.8 86 15.7
20-24 54 27.0 3 8.3 51 31.5 166 25.3 9 8.7 157 28.7
25-29 46 23.0 12 33.3 33 20.4 158 24.0 25 24.3 130 23.8
30-34 38 19.0 10 27.8 28 17.3 145 22.1 35 34.0 108 19.7
35-39 23 11.5 9 25.0 14 8.6 66 10.0 21 20.4 45 8.2
40-44 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.7 18 2.7 4 3.9 13 2.4
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 6 0.9 1 1.0 5 0.9
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 24 12.0 0 0.0 23 14.2 76 11.7 3 3.0 71 13.0
Reported Smoking 110 55.0 9 25.0 100 61.7 351 53.7 31 31.0 316 57.8
Unwed 119 59.5 10 27.8 108 66.7 385 58.7 31 30.4 350 64.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 43 22.4 6 17.1 37 23.9 154 24.1 17 17.0 135 25.3
12 Years 98 51.0 7 20.0 90 58.1 353 55.2 25 25.0 326 61.2
12+ Years 51 26.6 22 62.9 28 18.1 133 20.8 58 58.0 72 13.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 191 95.5 31 86.1 159 98.1 626 95.3 86 83.5 534 97.6
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 0.5 2 1.9 1 0.2
Other Facility 3 1.5 1 2.8 2 1.2 14 2.1 2 1.9 12 2.2
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 4 11.1 0 0.0 14 2.1 13 12.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 184 92.0 28 77.8 154 95.1 599 92.3 81 80.2 512 94.6
Vaginal after C-Section 3 1.5 3 8.3 0 0.0 17 2.6 6 5.9 10 1.8
Primary C-Section 9 4.5 4 11.1 5 3.1 19 2.9 8 7.9 11 2.0
Repeat C-Section 4 2.0 1 2.8 3 1.9 14 2.2 6 5.9 8 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 148 75.9 29 85.3 117 73.6 429 67.9 75 75.8 348 66.2
3rd Trimester 7 3.6 3 8.8 4 2.5 35 5.5 6 6.1 29 5.5
No Prenatal Care 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.9 9 1.4 0 0.0 9 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 55 28.4 4 11.8 51 32.3 184 29.5 12 12.2 168 32.4
Adequate 62 32.0 17 50.0 44 27.8 172 27.6 44 44.9 127 24.5
Intermediate 38 19.6 8 23.5 30 19.0 118 18.9 22 22.4 96 18.5
Inadequate 39 20.1 5 14.7 33 20.9 149 23.9 20 20.4 127 24.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 14.6 3 8.6 25 15.4 79 12.1 9 8.9 68 12.4
Low Birthweight Birth 11 5.5 2 5.6 8 5.0 29 4.4 5 4.9 23 4.2
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 198 100.0 25 100.0 171 100.0 718 100.0 105 100.0 605 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 30 15.2 4 16.0 26 15.2 102 14.2 11 10.5 91 15.0
20-24 47 23.7 2 8.0 45 26.3 183 25.5 12 11.4 170 28.1
25-29 49 24.7 3 12.0 45 26.3 183 25.5 23 21.9 157 26.0
30-34 50 25.3 12 48.0 37 21.6 165 23.0 38 36.2 124 20.5
35-39 19 9.6 4 16.0 15 8.8 63 8.8 16 15.2 47 7.8
40-44 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.2 14 1.9 4 3.8 9 1.5
45+ 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 5 0.7 1 1.0 4 0.7
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 30 15.2 2 8.3 28 16.4 80 11.2 6 5.9 73 12.1
Reported Smoking 109 55.3 7 29.2 101 59.1 379 53.0 33 32.4 342 56.5
Unwed 117 59.1 6 24.0 110 64.3 415 57.9 35 33.7 375 62.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 40 21.1 3 12.5 37 22.6 176 24.8 15 14.6 159 26.6
12 Years 110 57.9 6 25.0 103 62.8 400 56.4 29 28.2 368 61.5
12+ Years 40 21.1 15 62.5 24 14.6 133 18.8 59 57.3 71 11.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 188 94.9 20 80.0 166 97.1 689 96.0 91 86.7 590 97.5
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 0.4 2 1.9 1 0.2
Other Facility 5 2.5 0 0.0 5 2.9 15 2.1 1 1.0 14 2.3
Outside Alaska 5 2.5 5 20.0 0 0.0 11 1.5 11 10.5 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 180 91.8 20 83.3 158 92.9 651 92.5 84 82.4 560 94.3
Vaginal after C-Section 7 3.6 1 4.2 6 3.5 20 2.8 4 3.9 15 2.5
Primary C-Section 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.8 18 2.6 8 7.8 10 1.7
Repeat C-Section 6 3.1 3 12.5 3 1.8 15 2.1 6 5.9 9 1.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 120 62.2 18 75.0 101 60.5 438 63.9 70 68.0 363 63.2
3rd Trimester 13 6.7 1 4.2 12 7.2 44 6.4 5 4.9 38 6.6
No Prenatal Care 3 1.6 0 0.0 3 1.9 7 1.0 1 1.0 6 1.1
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 69 36.9 2 8.3 65 40.4 182 26.9 14 13.7 163 28.7
Adequate 38 20.3 9 37.5 29 18.0 187 27.6 37 36.3 149 26.3
Intermediate 35 18.7 7 29.2 28 17.4 117 17.3 25 24.5 92 16.2
Inadequate 45 24.1 6 25.0 39 24.2 191 28.2 26 25.5 163 28.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 21 10.6 1 4.0 19 11.1 82 11.4 11 10.6 70 11.6
Low Birthweight Birth 9 4.6 1 4.0 8 4.7 29 4.1 7 6.7 22 3.6
1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15



Birth Profile for Bering Straits Native Corp.1

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 259 100.0 42 100.0 214 100.0 777 100.0 121 100.0 650 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 1.2 0 0.0 3 1.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.5
15-19 33 12.7 2 4.8 31 14.5 97 12.5 7 5.8 90 13.8
20-24 65 25.1 4 9.5 61 28.5 204 26.3 16 13.2 187 28.8
25-29 63 24.3 10 23.8 52 24.3 211 27.2 39 32.2 170 26.2
30-34 57 22.0 13 31.0 43 20.1 173 22.3 37 30.6 134 20.6
35-39 24 9.3 8 19.0 16 7.5 69 8.9 17 14.0 52 8.0
40-44 10 3.9 4 9.5 5 2.3 15 1.9 4 3.3 10 1.5
45+ 4 1.5 1 2.4 3 1.4 5 0.6 1 0.8 4 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 8.6 1 2.6 20 9.4 70 9.1 6 5.1 63 9.7
Reported Smoking 132 51.4 15 37.5 115 53.7 391 50.5 39 33.1 349 53.7
Unwed 149 57.8 15 36.6 132 61.7 440 56.8 43 36.4 393 60.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 71 27.5 8 19.5 61 28.5 191 24.6 16 13.3 173 26.6
12 Years 145 56.2 12 29.3 133 62.1 444 57.2 36 30.0 406 62.5
12+ Years 42 16.3 21 51.2 20 9.3 141 18.2 68 56.7 71 10.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 247 95.4 35 83.3 209 97.7 751 96.7 108 89.3 637 98.0
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Home Birth 2 0.8 2 4.8 0 0.0 5 0.6 4 3.3 1 0.2
Other Facility 6 2.3 1 2.4 5 2.3 13 1.7 1 0.8 12 1.8
Outside Alaska 4 1.5 4 9.5 0 0.0 8 1.0 8 6.6 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 235 92.9 33 80.5 200 95.7 699 92.0 100 84.7 594 93.4
Vaginal after C-Section 7 2.8 2 4.9 4 1.9 18 2.4 4 3.4 13 2.0
Primary C-Section 7 2.8 4 9.8 3 1.4 29 3.8 9 7.6 20 3.1
Repeat C-Section 4 1.6 2 4.9 2 1.0 14 1.8 5 4.2 9 1.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 161 66.0 28 68.3 130 65.0 461 62.9 79 67.5 378 62.0
3rd Trimester 15 6.1 2 4.9 13 6.5 53 7.2 6 5.1 46 7.5
No Prenatal Care 3 1.2 0 0.0 3 1.5 9 1.2 3 2.6 6 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 60 24.8 6 15.0 52 26.1 159 21.9 18 15.5 138 22.8
Adequate 72 29.8 18 45.0 54 27.1 209 28.7 37 31.9 171 28.3
Intermediate 45 18.6 7 17.5 38 19.1 132 18.2 28 24.1 104 17.2
Inadequate 65 26.9 9 22.5 55 27.6 227 31.2 33 28.4 192 31.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 29 11.2 5 12.2 24 11.2 101 13.0 12 10.1 89 13.7
Low Birthweight Birth 9 3.5 2 4.8 7 3.3 35 4.5 7 5.8 28 4.3

1 Native Regional Corporation
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 01/28/15