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Oregon Birth Data
Birth Outcomes of Infants by Race and Ethnicity of Mother,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 2001-2003

Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (All Races)
White African American American Indian Asian Other
Asian and
Hawaiian
Other
Total Births 27,930 18,221 1,945 306 358 2,133 220 4,747
Birthweight 1499 Gr. or Less Total 301 188 43 6 1 18 1 44
<28 Weeks 118 67 16 2 1 7 0 25
28-36 Weeks 172 114 26 4 0 11 1 16
37-41 Weeks 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 3
42+ Weeks 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
1500-2499 Grams Total 1,434 866 169 23 21 122 11 222
<28 Weeks 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
28-36 Weeks 864 533 97 17 7 70 7 133
37-41 Weeks 540 321 67 6 12 49 4 81
42+ Weeks 13 6 1 0 2 2 0 2
Unknown 13 4 3 0 0 1 0 5
2500+ Grams Total 26,195 17,167 1,733 277 336 1,993 208 4,481
<28 Weeks 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
28-36 Weeks 1,067 676 73 17 15 76 7 203
37-41 Weeks 23,186 15,177 1,585 243 305 1,771 190 3,915
42+ Weeks 1,565 1,047 63 14 13 112 9 307
Unknown 375 265 12 3 3 34 2 56
Tobacco Used Yes 3,302 2,530 377 83 9 97 35 171
No 24,457 15,580 1,549 220 348 2,029 179 4,552
Unknown 171 111 19 3 1 7 6 24
Alcohol Used Yes 511 403 43 4 4 14 16 27
No 27,087 17,585 1,873 297 350 2,100 196 4,686
Unknown 332 233 29 5 4 19 8 34
Drug Use Single 286 193 43 12 2 10 4 22
Multiple 166 127 15 8 0 3 4 9
Birth Order 1st 12,168 8,313 717 121 193 969 123 1,732
2nd 8,869 5,867 580 77 130 675 48 1,492
3rd 4,060 2,448 342 59 29 281 33 868
4th 1,615 899 155 25 5 124 7 400
5+ 1,205 689 150 24 1 84 6 251
Unknown 13 5 1 0 0 0 3 4
Prenatal Care No Care 245 148 17 6 1 21 2 50
Little or Late 1,277 650 110 25 14 120 14 344
Adequate 26,370 17,399 1,817 274 342 1,988 204 4,346
Unknown 38 24 1 1 1 4 0 7
Payment Source Private Insurance 16,536 12,475 763 118 249 1,477 150 1,304
Self-Pay 1,023 412 29 8 18 45 6 505
Public Insurance 9,952 5,021 1,120 166 87 593 56 2,909
Multiple Mention 232 174 25 12 1 5 4 11
Unknown 187 139 8 2 3 13 4 18
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.