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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007

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Table 21.

Number of live births per 1,000 females 15 to 19 years old, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 19802004


Year Total White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
1980 53.0 45.4 97.8 26.2 82.2
1985 51.0 43.3 95.4 23.8 79.2
1990 59.9 50.8 112.8 100.3 26.4 81.1
1991 61.8 52.6 114.8 104.6 27.3 84.1
1992 60.3 51.4 111.3 103.3 26.5 82.4
1993 59.0 50.6 107.3 101.8 26.5 79.8
1994 58.2 50.5 102.9 101.3 26.6 76.4
1995 56.0 49.5 94.4 99.3 25.5 72.9
1996 53.5 47.5 89.6 94.6 23.5 68.2
1997 51.3 45.5 86.3 89.6 22.3 65.2
1998 50.3 44.9 83.5 87.9 22.2 64.7
1999 48.8 44.0 79.1 86.8 21.4 59.9
2000 47.7 43.2 77.4 87.3 20.5 58.3
2001 45.3 41.2 71.8 86.4 19.8 56.3
2002 43.0 39.4 66.6 83.4 18.3 53.8
2003 41.6 38.3 63.8 82.3 17.4 53.1
2004 41.1 37.7 63.3 82.6 17.3 52.5
— Not available.
NOTE: Race categories 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. 55, no. 1, Births: Final Data for 2004, National Center for Health Statistics, Final Natality Statistics, 2006.
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