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Distribution of Births, by Race/Ethnicity and Maternal Age, 2008*

Distribution of Births, by Race/Ethnicity and Maternal Age, 2008
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Mothers
Under 18 years 18-19 years 20-24 years 25-29 years 30-34 years 35-39 years 40-54 years

*Preliminary data.

Source I.8: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System

Non-Hispanic White 1.9 5.5 22.5 29.6 24.8 12.7 2.9
Non-Hispanic Black 5.9 11.2 31.8 25.1 15.8 8.1 2.1
Hispanic 5.3 8.8 28.2 27.0 19.2 9.3 2.1

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