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Oregon Birth Data

Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 1999-2001
Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian
and
Hawaiian*
Other
Total Births 27,923 18,758 2,042 301 382 2,064 125 4,251
Birthweight 1499 Gr. or Less Total 314 204 45 3 0 19 2 41
  <28 Weeks 113 65 21 0 0 9 0 18
  28-36 Weeks 168 118 23 3 0 9 1 14
  37-41 Weeks 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 4
  42+ Weeks 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
  Unknown 22 15 1 0 0 1 1 4
1500-2499 Grams Total 1,367 838 185 13 18 107 7 199
  <28 Weeks 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
  28-36 Weeks 699 430 106 12 7 46 5 93
  37-41 Weeks 530 319 71 0 10 45 2 83
  42+ Weeks 32 13 4 1 1 3 0 10
  Unknown 102 73 4 0 0 12 0 13
2500+ Grams Total 26,242 17,716 1,812 285 364 1,938 116 4,011
  <28 Weeks 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
  28-36 Weeks 972 624 90 12 14 61 7 164
  37-41 Weeks 20,498 13,881 1,432 215 287 1,544 91 3,048
  42+ Weeks 2,891 1,898 190 38 31 182 7 545
  Unknown 1,877 1,310 100 20 32 150 11 254
Tobacco Used Yes 3,660 2,897 374 94 8 82 29 176
No 24,080 15,754 1,645 201 370 1,972 91 4,047
Unknown 183 107 23 6 4 10 5 28
Alcohol Used Yes 393 328 17 12 0 8 3 25
No 27,178 18,195 1,992 279 377 2,035 116 4,184
Unknown 352 235 33 10 5 21 6 42
Drug Use Single 255 189 32 9 1 5 3 16
Multiple 130 103 12 7 0 2 2 4
Birth Order 1st 12,093 8,385 762 120 194 924 68 1,640
2nd 8,937 6,117 612 88 147 634 29 1,310
3rd 3,993 2,559 352 44 27 285 17 709
4th 1,627 942 162 32 10 116 5 360
5+ 1,232 738 147 17 3 103 1 223
Unknown 41 17 7 0 1 2 5 9
Prenatal Care No Care 224 130 23 7 1 21 3 39
Little or Late 1,433 751 115 26 14 124 9 394
Adequate 26,092 17,762 1,895 266 366 1,907 112 3,784
Unknown 174 115 9 2 1 12 1 34
Payment Source Private Insurance 17,264 13,099 898 121 294 1,470 81 1,301
Self-Pay 1,578 461 49 11 18 75 4 960
Public Insurance 8,701 4,916 1,061 158 68 499 37 1,962
Multiple Mention 183 140 22 7 1 5 2 6
Unknown 197 142 12 4 1 15 1 22
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.