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Oregon Birth Data
Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 1998-2000
Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian
and
Hawaiian*
Other
Total Births 27,976 19,253 2,108 300 376 2,026 78 3,835
Birthweight 1499 Gr. or Less Total 290 179 39 2 0 22 1 47
<28 Weeks 107 61 16 0 0 9 0 21
28-36 Weeks 148 94 22 2 0 12 0 18
37-41 Weeks 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 3
42+ Weeks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Unknown 26 19 1 0 0 1 1 4
1500-2499 Grams Total 1,396 878 194 10 16 107 4 187
<28 Weeks 7 4 1 0 0 1 0 1
28-36 Weeks 675 428 104 9 6 45 2 81
37-41 Weeks 569 350 80 0 10 44 2 83
42+ Weeks 31 11 5 1 0 4 0 10
Unknown 114 85 4 0 0 13 0 12
2500+ Grams Total 26,289 18,196 1,875 288 359 1,897 73 3,601
<28 Weeks 7 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
28-36 Weeks 1,041 665 100 16 12 72 5 171
37-41 Weeks 19,712 13,746 1,424 206 282 1,448 47 2,559
42+ Weeks 3,396 2,298 237 43 31 200 8 579
Unknown 2,133 1,481 114 23 34 176 13 292
Tobacco Used Yes 3,903 3,142 387 96 10 74 21 173
No 23,910 16,011 1,705 198 361 1,944 53 3,638
Unknown 163 100 16 6 5 8 4 24
Alcohol Used Yes 464 387 21 13 0 10 2 31
No 27,181 18,633 2,061 278 370 2,000 71 3,768
Unknown 331 233 26 9 6 16 5 36
Drug Use Single 225 174 26 9 0 3 2 11
Multiple 104 79 13 4 0 1 2 5
Birth Order 1st 12,058 8,535 808 122 183 891 43 1,476
2nd 8,895 6,241 615 87 144 621 20 1,167
3rd 4,077 2,675 376 43 34 279 8 662
4th 1,646 1,005 160 30 11 113 2 325
5+ 1,259 779 142 18 2 120 1 197
Unknown 41 18 7 0 2 2 4 8
Prenatal Care No Care 222 140 27 5 1 14 2 33
Little or Late 1,446 782 107 26 12 128 3 388
Adequate 26,114 18,204 1,963 266 361 1,866 70 3,384
Unknown 194 127 11 3 2 18 3 30
Payment Source Private Insurance 17,660 13,580 960 119 293 1,451 43 1,214
Self-Pay 1,625 474 52 9 17 71 3 999
Public Insurance 8,306 4,926 1,044 162 63 485 28 1,598
Multiple Mention 188 124 41 7 1 6 2 7
Unknown 197 149 11 3 2 13 2 17
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.