Teenage Pregnancy, Arizona, 1986-1996

APPENDIX B.
ESTIMATED POPULATION OF FEMALES 19 OR LESS YEARS OLD, NUMBER OF PREGNANCIES AND PREGNANCY RATES BY AGE GROUP AND ETHNICITY, ARIZONA, 1996

Ethnic Group

Total, Females 19 or Younger Under 15 Years Total, 15-19 Years Old 15-17 Years 18-19 Years
AMERICAN INDIAN

Estimated population

Number of pregnancies

Pregnancy rate


 24,998

1,056

42.3


 12,830

32

2.5


 12,168

1,024

84.2


 7,444

421

56.6


 4,724

603

127.7

ASIAN

Estimated population

Number of pregnancies

Pregnancy rate


 5,059

111

21.9


 2,596

4

1.5


 2,463

107

43.4


 1,507

45

29.9


 956

62

64.9

BLACK

Estimated population

Number of pregnancies

Pregnancy rate


 11,012

617

56.0


 5,651

18

3.2


 5,361

599

111.7


 3,279

271

82.7


 2,082

328

157.5

HISPANIC

Estimated population

Number of pregnancies

Pregnancy rate


 78,565

6,190

78.8


 40,322

155

3.8


 38,243

6,035

157.8


 23,395

2,526

108.0


 14,848

3,509

236.3

NON-HISPANIC WHITE

Estimated population

Number of pregnancies

Pregnancy rate


 177,960

5,249

29.5


 91,333

70

0.8


 86,627

5,179

59.8


 52,994

1,867

35.2


 33,633

3,312

98.5

All Ethnic Groups

Estimated population

Number of pregnancies

Pregnancy rate


 297,594

13,521

45.4


 157,732

293

1.9


 144,862

13,228

91.3


 88,619

5,262

59.4


 56,243

7,966

141.6

Note: In order to obtain population denominators by ethnic group for 1996, the 1995 percentages of population breakdowns, as projected for Arizona by the U.S. Bureau of the Census (A Population Projection for States, by Age, Sex, Race and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2025 Population Paper Listing # 47) were applied to 1996 total state population estimates produced by Arizona Department of Economic Security, Population Statistics Unit.

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