Teenage Pregnancy, Arizona, 1986-1996: Table 23

LIVE BIRTHS TO FEMALES 19 OR LESS YEARS OF AGE AS PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL LIVE BIRTHS BY AREA, ETHNIC GROUP AND YEAR, ARIZONA, 1986-1996

Group

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

ARIZONA, TOTAL* . . . . . . . . . . .
# Births (all ages) 60,822 63,320 65,544 67,128 68,814 68,040 68,675 69,037 70,896 72,386 75,094
# Births to Teens 8,376 8,775 9,043 9,375 9,767 10,108 10,307 10,438 10,858 10,973 11,247
% Births to Teens 13.8 13.9 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.9 15.0 15.1 15.3 15.2 15.0
URBAN COUNTIES** . . . . . . . . . . .
# Births (all ages) 45,757 47,548 49,325 50,436 54,274 53,759 54,391 54,627 58,733 60,293 62,879
# Births to Teens 6,010 6,229 6,467 6,737 7,330 7,653 7,852 7,887 8,862 8,956 9,234
% Births to Teens 13.1 13.1 13.1 13.4 13.5 14.2 14.4 14.4 15.1 14.9 14.7
RURAL COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . .
# Births (all ages) 15,065 15,772 16,219 16,692 14,540 14,281 14,284 14,410 12,163 12,093 12,215
# Births to Teens 2,366 2,546 2,576 2,638 2,437 2,455 2,455 2,551 1,996 2,017 2,009
% Births to Teens 15.7 16.1 15.9 15.8 16.8 17.2 17.2 17.7 16.4 16.7 16.4
WHITE*** . . . . . . . . . . .
# Births (all ages) 38,044 39,616 39,821 39,484 39,733 38,213 37,727 37,381 37,780 38,488 38,494
# Births to Teens 3,956 4,220 4,181 4,104 4,116 4,061 4,060 4,024 4,023 4,042 4,033
% Births to Teens 10.4 10.7 10.5 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.8 10.8 10.6 10.5 10.5
HISPANIC . . . . . . . . . . .
# Births (all ages) 14,044 14,402 15,952 17,663 19,321 20,231 21,553 22,247 23,724 25,141 27,396
# Births to Teens 2,808 2,886 3,099 3,459 3,941 4,255 4,543 4,688 5,075 5,351 5,628
% Births to Teens 20.0 20.0 19.4 19.6 20.4 21.0 21.1 21.1 21.4 21.3 20.5
BLACK . . . . . . . . . . .
# Births (all ages) 2,157 2,289 2,406 2,528 2,562 2,518 2,447 2,402 2,477 2,233 2,336
# Births to Teens 481 517 552 593 562 620 570 581 576 491 498
% Births to Teens 22.3 22.6 22.9 23.5 21.9 24.6 23.3 24.2 23.3 22.0 21.3
AMERICAN INDIAN . . . . . . . . . . .
#Births (all ages) 5,718 6,036 6,240 6,338 6,231 6,076 5,872 5,781 5,513 5,086 5,328
# Births to Teens 1,086 1,098 1,144 1,137 1,101 1,102 1,080 1,060 1,095 991 996
% Births to Teens 19.0 18.2 18.3 17.9 17.7 18.1 18.4 18.3 19.9 19.5 18.6

*Includes records for ethnic groups other than White, Hispanic, Black or American Indian.

**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.

***Not of Hispanic origin.

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