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TABLE B-18
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                       BIRTH WEIGHT IN GRAMS BY EDUCATION OF MOTHER
                                       NUMBER OF EVENTS AND CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS
 
                                                     BIRTH WEIGHT
                    
                                                   NUMBER OF EVENTS
                    
EDUCATION OF            500-  1000-  1500-  2000-  2500-  3000-  3500-  4000-  4500-  5000-
MOTHER            <500  999   1499   1999   2499   2999   3499   3999   4499   4999   5499  5500+ UNKNOWN TOTAL
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<9 YEARS            0     1      2      1      8     16     31     16      7      1      0     0      0      83
 9 YEARS            0     1      0      3      8     37     54     28      6      0      0     0      0     137
10 YEARS            1     0      3      2     19     47     68     52     11      1      0     0      0     204
11 YEARS            0     0      2      9     18     48    104     64     19      1      0     0      0     265
H.S. GRADUATE       2    11     13     33     99    389    868    775    247     40      5     0      6    2488
1 YEAR COLLEGE      1     2      1      8     11     59    148    148     46     11      1     0      0     436
2 YEARS COLLEGE     1     1      4      5     30     87    288    252     88     16      0     1      2     775
3 YEARS COLLEGE     0     0      1      2     11     25     67     62     16      0      1     0      0     185
COLLEGE GRAD. +     2     4      8     20     49    203    653    682    213     42      8     0      6    1890
UNKNOWN             1     0      1      4      9     18     53     41      4      1      0     0      7     139

TOTAL               8    20     35     87    262    929   2334   2120    657    113     15     1     21    6602

                                        CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS - EXCLUDING UNKNOWNS
                    
EDUCATION OF              500-   1000-  1500-  2000-  2500-  3000-  3500-  4000-  4500-  5000-
MOTHER              <500  999    1499   1999   2499   2999   3499   3999   4499   4999   5499   5500+
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<9 YEARS             0.0   1.2    3.6    4.8   14.5   33.7   71.1   90.4    98.8  100.0  100.0  100.0
 9 YEARS             0.0   0.7    0.7    2.9    8.8   35.8   75.2   95.6   100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0
10 YEARS             0.5   0.5    2.0    2.9   12.3   35.3   68.6   94.1    99.5  100.0  100.0  100.0
11 YEARS             0.0   0.0    0.8    4.2   10.9   29.1   68.3   92.5    99.6  100.0  100.0  100.0
H.S. GRADUATE        0.1   0.5    1.0    2.4    6.4   22.0   57.0   88.2    98.2   99.8  100.0  100.0
1 YEAR COLLEGE       0.2   0.7    0.9    2.8    5.3   18.8   52.8   86.7    97.2   99.8  100.0  100.0
2 YEARS COLLEGE      0.1   0.3    0.8    1.4    5.3   16.6   53.8   86.4    97.8   99.9   99.9  100.0
3 YEARS COLLEGE      0.0   0.0    0.5    1.6    7.6   21.1   57.3   90.8    99.5   99.5  100.0  100.0
COLLEGE GRAD. +      0.1   0.3    0.7    1.8    4.4   15.2   49.8   86.0    97.3   99.6  100.0  100.0
UNKNOWN              0.8   0.8    1.5    4.5   11.4   25.0   65.2   96.2    99.2  100.0  100.0  100.0

TOTAL                0.1   0.4    1.0    2.3    6.3   20.4   55.8   88.1    98.0   99.8  100.0  100.0

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