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

Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian and
Hawaiian
Other
Total Births 22,641 14,997 299 131 328 2,084 32 4,770
Birthweight 1499 Gr. or Less Total 246 169 1 3 2 31 0 40
<28 Weeks 72 47 1 2 1 8 0 13
28-36 Weeks 155 112 0 1 1 20 0 21
37-41 Weeks 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Unknown 15 9 0 0 0 2 0 4
1500-2499
Grams
Total 1,060 683 23 11 14 136 0 193
28-36 Weeks 551 373 9 4 4 59 0 102
37-41 Weeks 405 241 10 7 10 58 0 79
42+ Weeks 15 8 0 0 0 3 0 4
Unknown 89 61 4 0 0 16 0 8
2500+
Grams
Total 21,335 14,145 275 117 312 1,917 32 4,537
28-36 Weeks 737 502 12 7 5 52 2 157
37-41 Weeks 17,591 11,669 228 83 261 1,614 30 3,706
42+ Weeks 1,904 1,242 23 22 23 144 0 450
Unknown 1,103 732 12 5 23 107 0 224
Tobacco
Used
Yes 1,382 1,226 20 23 2 32 1 78
No 21,169 13,714 276 108 325 2,042 30 4,674
Unknown 90 57 3 0 1 10 1 18
Alcohol
Used
Yes 149 122 2 1 2 4 0 18
No 22,371 14,790 294 129 325 2,068 31 4,734
Unknown 121 85 3 1 1 12 1 18
Drug Use Single 41 29 1 3 0 0 1 7
Multiple 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 2
Birth Order 1st 9,396 6,260 116 56 163 1,068 18 1,715
2nd 7,557 5,116 109 42 131 671 9 1,479
3rd 3,539 2,312 44 21 27 237 3 895
4th 1,353 837 18 8 6 63 0 421
5+ 792 470 12 4 1 45 2 258
Unknown 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Prenatal
Care
No Care 66 44 1 4 1 1 1 14
Little or Late 556 224 13 10 4 57 1 247
Adequate 21,984 14,703 285 117 323 2,025 30 4,501
Unknown 35 26 0 0 0 1 0 8
Payment
Source
Private Insurance 16,293 12,319 184 71 307 1,816 28 1,568
Self-Pay 709 218 8 3 6 39 0 435
Public Insurance 5,506 2,372 104 55 15 223 3 2,734
Multiple Mention 51 32 2 0 0 2 0 15
Unknown 82 56 1 2 0 4 1 18
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.