TABLE 24

LIVE BIRTHS TO FEMALES 19 OR LESS YEARS OF AGE AS PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL
LIVE BIRTHS BY AREA, ETHNIC GROUP AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1985-1995

Group 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
ARIZONA, TOTAL1

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



59,344

8,026

13.5



60,822

8,376

13.8



63,320

8,775

13.9



65,544

9,043

13.8



67,128

9,375

14.0



68,814

9,767

14.2



68,040

10,108

14.9



68,675

10,307

15.0



69,037

10,438

15.1



70,896

10,858

15.3



72,386

10,973

15.2

URBAN COUNTIES2

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



44,058

5,699

12.9



45,757

6,010

13.1



47,548

6,229

13.1



49,325

6,467

13.1



50,436

6,737

13.4



54,274

7,330

13.5



53,759

7,653

14.2



54,391

7,852

14.4



54,627

7,887

14.4



58,733

8,862

15.1



60,293

8,956

14.9

RURAL COUNTIES

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



15,286

2,327

15.2



15,065

2,366

15.7



15,772

2,546

16.1



16,219

2,576

15.9



16,692

2,638

15.8



14,540

2,437

16.8



14,281

2,455

17.2



14,284

2,455

17.2



14,410

2,551

17.7



12,163

1,996

16.4



12,093

2,017

16.7

WHITE3

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



37,972

4,024

10.6



38,044

3,956

10.4



39,616

4,220

10.7



39,821

4,181

10.5



39,484

4,104

10.4



39,733

4,116

10.4



38,213

4,061

10.3



37,727

4,060

10.8



37,381

4,024

10.8



37,780

4,023

10.6



38,488

4,042

10.5

HISPANIC

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



13,062

2,529

19.4



14,044

2,808

20.0



14,402

2,886

20.0



15,952

3,099

19.4



17,663

3,459

19.6



19,321

3,941

20.4



20,231

4,255

21.0



21,553

4,543

21.1



22,247

4,688

21.1



23,724

5,075

21.4



25,141

5,351

21.3

BLACK

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



1,969

432

21.9



2,157

481

22.3



2,289

517

22.6



2,406

552

22.9



2,528

593

23.5



2,562

562

21.9



2,518

620

24.6



2,447

570

23.3



2,402

581

24.2



2,477

576

23.3



2,233

491

22.0

AMERICAN INDIAN

# Births (all ages)

# Births to Teenagers

% Births to Teenagers



5,478

1,005

18.3



5,718

1,086

19.0



6,036

1,098

18.2



6,240

1,144

18.3



6,338

1,137

17.9



6,231

1,101

17.7



6,076

1,102

18.1



5,872

1,080

18.4



5,781

1,060

18.3



5,513

1,095

19.9



5,086

991

19.5

1Includes records for ethnic groups other than White, Hispanic, Black or Native American.
2 Prior to 1990, Maricopa and Pima Counties were delineated by the Census Bureau as urbanized areas in Arizona. Beginning in 1990, Yuma County, and in 1993 Pinal County, met the criteria of the Census Bureau and were classified as urban. The remaining counties comprise Arizona's rural areas.
3 Not of Hispanic origin.