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Oregon Birth Data
Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 2000-2002

Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian and
Hawaiian
Other
Total Births 28,051 18,553 1,996 301 411 2,100 157 4,533
Birthweight 1499 Gr. or Less Total 323 201 42 4 1 25 1 49
<28 Weeks 123 67 19 0 1 11 0 25
28-36 Weeks 170 112 22 4 0 13 1 18
37-41 Weeks 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 3
42+ Weeks 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 21 16 1 0 0 1 0 3
1500-2499 Grams Total 1,447 875 173 18 21 121 6 233
<28 Weeks 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 1
28-36 Weeks 767 458 98 16 8 62 4 121
37-41 Weeks 550 334 66 2 12 43 2 91
42+ Weeks 26 11 3 0 1 4 0 7
Unknown 99 70 5 0 0 11 0 13
2500+ Grams Total 26,281 17,477 1,781 279 389 1,954 150 4,251
<28 Weeks 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
28-36 Weeks 933 602 76 15 15 59 5 161
37-41 Weeks 21,334 14,162 1,469 218 319 1,619 128 3,419
42+ Weeks 2,495 1,658 163 29 24 154 8 459
Unknown 1,517 1,053 73 17 31 122 9 212
Tobacco
Used
Yes 3,490 2,700 399 87 9 91 35 169
No 24,403 15,755 1,577 210 400 2,002 118 4,341
Unknown 158 98 20 4 2 7 4 23
Alcohol
Used
Yes 419 340 33 8 1 7 7 23
No 27,301 17,984 1,933 286 406 2,072 145 4,475
Unknown 331 229 30 7 4 21 5 35
Drug Use Single 273 191 41 10 2 6 4 19
Multiple 157 122 14 10 0 2 3 6
Birth Order 1st 12,162 8,341 762 107 217 960 80 1,695
2nd 8,994 6,085 588 93 157 648 37 1,386
3rd 4,041 2,509 349 52 25 271 25 810
4th 1,628 906 152 31 10 132 8 389
5+ 1,210 705 143 18 2 89 3 250
Unknown 16 7 2 0 0 0 4 3
Prenatal
Care
No Care 236 135 23 6 2 20 2 48
Little or Late 1,357 709 109 29 17 123 12 358
Adequate 26,343 17,633 1,859 265 391 1,948 142 4,105
Unknown 115 76 5 1 1 9 1 22
Payment
Source
Private Insurance 16,914 12,759 813 118 306 1,484 102 1,332
Self-Pay 1,323 451 42 9 16 60 4 741
Public Insurance 9,410 5,042 1,113 157 86 534 46 2,432
Multiple Mention 204 154 19 14 1 5 3 8
Unknown 200 147 9 3 2 17 2 20
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.