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Demographic Characteristics of Mother
Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 2002-2004



Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (All Races)
White African American American Indian Asian Other Asian and Hawaiian Other
Total Births 27,971 18,180 1,985 316 357 2,163 212 4,758
Birthweight 1499 Gr. or Less Total 301 181 43 5 2 23 1 46
<28 Weeks 121 69 14 2 1 9 0 26
28-36 Weeks 173 107 27 3 1 14 1 20
37-41 Weeks 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
1500-2499 Grams Total 1,485 901 174 19 17 138 10 226
<28 Weeks 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
28-36 Weeks 890 555 97 13 7 77 6 135
37-41 Weeks 554 330 69 6 8 56 4 81
42+ Weeks 17 8 3 0 1 2 0 3
Unknown 20 6 4 0 1 3 0 6
2500+ Grams Total 26,185 17,098 1,768 292 338 2,002 201 4,486
<28 Weeks 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
28-36 Weeks 1,085 688 68 19 11 80 5 214
37-41 Weeks 22,864 14,902 1,582 251 304 1,747 184 3,894
42+ Weeks 1,704 1,133 91 16 19 124 10 311
Unknown 530 373 27 6 4 51 2 67
Tobacco Used Yes 3,204 2,416 399 92 10 107 29 151
No 24,608 15,658 1,570 223 345 2,052 178 4,582
Unknown 159 106 16 1 2 4 5 25
Alcohol Used Yes 676 526 58 13 6 23 17 33
No 26,930 17,386 1,897 299 346 2,124 188 4,690
Unknown 365 268 30 4 5 16 7 35
Drug Use Single 351 238 53 15 2 9 5 29
Multiple 203 148 25 6 0 2 5 17
Birth Order 1st 12,168 8,429 730 122 181 958 116 1,632
2nd 8,867 5,808 585 79 136 707 53 1,499
3rd 4,096 2,385 365 64 37 283 31 931
4th 1,632 878 160 22 3 128 5 436
5+ 1,199 677 144 29 0 87 6 256
Unknown 9 3 1 0 0 0 1 4
Prenatal Care No Care 280 159 26 8 4 22 2 59
Little or Late 1,314 646 125 26 10 124 9 374
Adequate 26,347 17,357 1,832 282 342 2,013 201 4,320
Unknown 30 18 2 0 1 4 0 5
Payment Source Private Insurance 16,310 12,437 677 117 242 1,481 146 1,210
Self-Pay 772 410 30 7 12 43 5 265
Public Insurance 10,466 5,026 1,234 181 98 624 52 3,251
Multiple Mention 273 196 35 10 1 5 5 21
Unknown 150 111 9 1 4 10 4 11
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.