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TABLE B-3
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                              SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE OF MOTHER
                    
AGE OF                     SEX        MOTHER MARRIED           PLURALITY            NUMBER OF PREVIOUS LIVE BIRTHS
MOTHER         TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE     YES     NO     SINGLE TWIN TRIPLET FOUR+   NONE   ONE   TWO  THREE+ UNKNOWN
----------     -----   ------------   --------------  --------------------------   --------------------------------

<15 YEARS         7       4      3        0      7        7      0      0      0      7     0     0       0     0

 15 YEARS        19       8     11        0     19       19      0      0      0     19     0     0       0     0
 16 YEARS        38      16     22        1     37       38      0      0      0     35     3     0       0     0
 17 YEARS        96      50     46        8     88       96      0      0      0     89     7     0       0     0
 18 YEARS       166      87     79       24    142      162      4      0      0    141    21     2       2     0
 19 YEARS       231     126    105       58    173      231      0      0      0    191    36     2       1     1
(15-19 YRS )  ( 550)  ( 287) ( 263)   (  91) ( 459)   ( 546) (   4) (   0) (   0) ( 475)(  67)(   4)  (   3)(   1)

 20 YEARS       246     125    121       91    155      238      8      0      0    160    76    10       0     0
 21 YEARS       251     131    120      117    134      250      1      0      0    146    88    15       1     1
 22 YEARS       291     135    156      150    141      283      8      0      0    126   117    38      10     0
 23 YEARS       342     168    174      215    127      332     10      0      0    128   154    47      13     0
 24 YEARS       336     185    151      244     92      330      6      0      0    155   106    49      25     1
(20-24 YRS )  (1466)  ( 744) ( 722)   ( 817) ( 649)   (1433) (  33) (   0) (   0) ( 715)( 541)( 159)  (  49)(   2)

 25-29 YRS     1894     957    937     1562    332     1853     41      0      0    782   716   264     129     3
 30-34 YRS     1656     862    794     1507    149     1619     36      0      1    495   677   320     162     2
 35-39 YRS      851     415    436      748    103      830     16      5      0    216   303   196     133     3
 40-44 YRS      174      99     75      153     21      174      0      0      0     41    62    37      33     1
 45+ YEARS        4       3      1        3      1        4      0      0      0      2     0     0       2     0
 UNKNOWN          0       0      0        0      0        0      0      0      0      0     0     0       0     0

 STATE TOTAL   6602    3371   3231     4881   1721     6466    130      5      1   2733  2366   980     511    12

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TABLE B-4
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                          SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
                    
COUNTY OF                  SEX        MOTHER MARRIED           PLURALITY            NUMBER OF PREVIOUS LIVE BIRTHS
MOTHER         TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE     YES     NO     SINGLE TWIN TRIPLET FOUR+   NONE   ONE   TWO  THREE+ UNKNOWN
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ADDISON         369     186    183      284     85      354     12      3     0     142   141    60      25     1
BENNINGTON      374     184    190      256    118      368      6      0     0     149   130    61      32     2
CALEDONIA       307     161    146      201    106      300      6      0     1     112   124    36      32     3
CHITTENDEN     1719     899    820     1421    298     1693     24      2     0     737   616   260     105     1
ESSEX            58      39     19       34     24       58      0      0     0      28    17    13       0     0
FRANKLIN        586     310    276      410    176      575     11      0     0     231   197   101      56     1
GRAND ISLE       67      35     32       51     16       67      0      0     0      25    28    11       3     0
LAMOILLE        283     142    141      195     88      279      4      0     0     110   106    45      22     0
ORANGE          290     142    148      219     71      286      4      0     0     107   114    42      27     0
ORLEANS         314     150    164      217     97      306      8      0     0     126   113    47      27     1
RUTLAND         648     333    315      445    203      636     12      0     0     295   227    86      39     1
WASHINGTON      588     300    288      437    151      577     11      0     0     251   208    77      52     0
WINDHAM         457     229    228      308    149      447     10      0     0     194   156    67      39     1
WINDSOR         542     261    281      403    139      520     22      0     0     226   189    74      52     1
                    
STATE TOTAL    6602    3371   3231     4881   1721     6466    130      5     1    2733  2366   980     511    12


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