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TABLE B-24
1996 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                     MONTH PRENATAL CARE BEGAN BY AGE OF FATHER
                                    NUMBER OF EVENTS AND CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS
                    
                                              MONTH PRENATAL CARE BEGAN*
AGE OF
FATHER             FIRST  SECOND THIRD  FOURTH FIFTH  SIXTH  SEVENTH EIGHTH NINTH   NONE  UNKNOWN TOTAL
------------       ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------- ------ ------ ------ ------- ------

<15 YEARS              0      1      0      0      0      0      0       0      0      0      0       1

 15 YEARS              0      3      1      1      0      0      0       0      0      0      0       5
 16 YEARS              0      6      2      0      2      1      0       0      0      0      0      11
 17 YEARS              1     11      9      5      2      3      0       0      0      0      5      36
 18 YEARS              1     22     18      4      6      1      0       0      0      0      4      56
 19 YEARS              5     35     26     10      6      5      0       1      1      0      7      96
(15-19 YRS)        (   7) (  77) (  56) (  20) (  16) (  10) (   0)  (   1) (   1) (   0) (  16)  ( 204)

 20 YEARS              8     58     29      9      8      2      1       3      0      0     12     130
 21 YEARS             13     65     56     15     11      4      0       1      1      0      5     171
 22 YEARS             14     73     49     18     10      1      5       1      0      0     10     181
 23 YEARS             22    105     52     12      9      5      2       6      0      1      6     220
 24 YEARS             18    127     56     23     10      5      3       2      0      1     11     256
(20-24 YRS)        (  75) ( 428) ( 242) (  77) (  48) (  17) (  11)  (  13) (   1) (   2) (  44)  ( 958)

 25-29 YRS           208    915    393    100     42     35     14       8      3      6     55    1779
 30-34 YRS           231   1005    394     77     33     19     16       7      0      0     34    1816
 35-39 YRS           123    588    288     55     23     13      4       3      1      1     26    1125
 40-44 YRS            43    217     97     20     12      3      5       3      2      0      7     409
 45+ YEARS            18     70     43     13      1      5      4       0      0      0      8     162
 UNKNOWN              16    102     83     31     13      6      6       5      5      7     24     298

 TOTAL               721   3403   1596    393    188    108     60      40     13     16    214    6752

                                           CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS - EXCLUDING UNKNOWNS 
AGE OF
FATHER              FIRST  SECOND   THIRD  FOURTH   FIFTH   SIXTH  SEVENTH EIGHTH   NINTH   NONE
------------       ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------

<15 YEARS             0.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0

 15 YEARS             0.0    60.0    80.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 16 YEARS             0.0    54.5    72.7    72.7    90.9   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 17 YEARS             3.2    38.7    67.7    83.9    90.3   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 18 YEARS             1.9    44.2    78.8    86.5    98.1   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 19 YEARS             5.6    44.9    74.2    85.4    92.1    97.8    97.8    98.9   100.0   100.0
(15-19 YRS)        (  3.7) ( 44.7) ( 74.5) ( 85.1) ( 93.6) ( 98.9) ( 98.9) ( 99.5) (100.0) (100.0)

 20 YEARS             6.8    55.9    80.5    88.1    94.9    96.6    97.5   100.0   100.0   100.0
 21 YEARS             7.8    47.0    80.7    89.8    96.4    98.8    98.8    99.4   100.0   100.0
 22 YEARS             8.2    50.9    79.5    90.1    95.9    96.5    99.4   100.0   100.0   100.0
 23 YEARS            10.3    59.3    83.6    89.3    93.5    95.8    96.7    99.5    99.5   100.0
 24 YEARS             7.3    59.2    82.0    91.4    95.5    97.6    98.8    99.6    99.6   100.0
(20-24 YRS)        (  8.2) ( 55.0) ( 81.5) ( 89.9) ( 95.2) ( 97.0) ( 98.2) ( 99.7) ( 99.8) (100.0)

 25-29 YRS           12.1    65.1    87.9    93.7    96.2    98.2    99.0    99.5    99.7   100.0
 30-34 YRS           13.0    69.4    91.5    95.8    97.6    98.7    99.6   100.0   100.0   100.0
 35-39 YRS           11.2    64.7    90.9    95.9    98.0    99.2    99.5    99.8    99.9   100.0
 40-44 YRS           10.7    64.7    88.8    93.8    96.8    97.5    98.8    99.5   100.0   100.0
 45+ YEARS           11.7    57.1    85.1    93.5    94.2    97.4   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 UNKNOWN              5.8    43.1    73.4    84.7    89.4    91.6    93.8    95.6    97.4   100.0

 TOTAL               11.0    63.1    87.5    93.5    96.4    98.0    98.9    99.6    99.8   100.0

* SEE APPENDIX B FOR DATA QUALITY NOTES.

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