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Birth Rates Among Adolescent Females Aged 15-19, by Race/Ethnicity, 1990-2008*

Live births per 1,000 females for:

  • Hispanic decreased from approximately 100 to 77.4
  • Non-Hispanic Black decreased from approximately 115 to 62.9
  • American Indian/Alaska Native decreased from approximately 80 to 58.4
  • Non-Hispanic White decreased from approximately 50 to 26.7
  • Asian/Pacific Islander decreased from approximately 25 to 16.2

* Preliminary data

Source I.5: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System

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