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Number of live births per 1,000 women, by race/ethnicity and age group of mother: Selected years, 1980 to 2002 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 1.8: Birth Rates and Child Mortality

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Table A-1.8. Number of live births per 1,000 women, by race/ethnicity and age group of mother: Selected years, 1980 to 2002
Age of mother Total White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
1980
   Total (ages 15–44) 68.4 65.6 84.7 73.2 82.7
15-19 years 53.0 45.4 97.8 26.2 82.2
20-24 years 115.1 111.1 140.0 93.3 143.7
25-29 years 112.9 113.8 103.9 127.4 106.6
30-34 years 61.9 61.2 59.9 96.0 61.8
35-39 years 19.8 18.8 23.5 38.3 28.1
40-44 years 3.9 3.5 5.6 8.5 8.2
1990
   Total (ages 15–44) 70.9 68.3 86.8 107.7 69.6 76.2
15-19 years 59.9 50.8 112.8 100.3 26.4 81.1
20-24 years 116.5 109.8 160.2 181.0 79.2 148.7
25-29 years 120.2 120.7 115.5 153.0 126.3 110.3
30-34 years 80.8 81.7 68.7 98.3 106.5 61.5
35-39 years 31.7 31.5 28.1 45.3 49.6 27.5
40-44 years 5.5 5.2 5.5 10.9 10.7 5.9
1995
   Total (ages 15–44) 64.6 63.6 71.0 98.8 62.6 63.0
15-19 years 56.0 49.5 94.4 99.3 25.5 72.9
20-24 years 107.5 104.7 133.7 171.9 64.2 123.1
25-29 years 108.8 111.7 95.6 140.4 103.7 91.6
30-34 years 81.1 83.3 63.0 90.5 102.3 56.5
35-39 years 34.0 34.2 28.4 43.7 50.1 24.3
40-44 years 6.6 6.4 6.0 10.7 11.8 5.5
2000
   Total (ages 15–44) 65.9 65.3 70.0 95.9 65.8 58.7
15-19 years 47.7 43.2 77.4 87.3 20.5 58.3
20-24 years 109.7 106.6 141.3 161.3 60.3 117.2
25-29 years 113.5 116.7 100.3 139.9 108.4 91.8
30-34 years 91.2 94.6 65.4 97.1 116.5 55.5
35-39 years 39.7 40.2 31.5 46.6 59.0 24.6
40-44 years 8.0 7.9 7.2 11.5 12.6 5.7
2002
   Total (ages 15–44) 64.8 64.8 65.8 94.4 64.1 58.0
15-19 years 43.0 39.4 66.6 83.4 18.3 53.8
20-24 years 103.6 101.6 127.1 164.3 60.4 112.6
25-29 years 113.6 117.4 99.0 139.4 105.4 91.8
30-34 years 91.5 95.5 64.4 95.1 109.6 56.4
35-39 years 41.4 42.4 31.5 47.8 56.5 25.4
40-44 years 8.3 8.2 7.4 11.5 12.5 5.8
Not available
NOTE: Race groups include persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 52, no. 10, Births: Final Data for 2002, based on CDC, National Center for Health Statistics, Final Natality Statistics, 2003.

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