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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2010-015
July 2010

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Table 21a.

Number of live births per 1,000 females ages 15 to 19, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 19902007


Year Total White   Black   Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native
1990 59.9 42.5   116.2   100.3 26.4 81.1
1991 61.8 43.4   118.2   104.6 27.3 84.1
1992 60.3 41.7   114.7   103.3 26.5 82.4
1993 59.0 40.7   110.5   101.8 26.5 79.8
1994 58.2 40.4   105.7   101.3 26.6 76.4
1995 56.0 39.3   97.2   99.3 25.5 72.9
1996 53.5 37.6   91.9   94.6 23.5 68.2
1997 51.3 36.0   88.3   89.6 22.3 65.2
1998 50.3 35.3   85.7   87.9 22.2 64.7
1999 48.8 34.1   81.0   86.8 21.4 59.9
2000 47.7 32.6   79.2   87.3 20.5 58.3
2001 45.3 30.3   73.5   86.4 19.8 56.3
2002 43.0 28.5   68.3   83.4 18.3 53.8
2003 41.6 27.4   64.7   82.3 17.4 53.1
2004 41.1 26.7   63.1   82.6 17.3 52.5
2005 40.5 25.9   60.9   81.7 17.0 52.7
2006 41.9 26.6   63.7   83.0 17.0 55.0
20071 42.5 27.2   64.3   81.7 17.3 59.0
— Not available.
1 Data are preliminary.
NOTE: The race categories White and Black exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity and the categories Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native include persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 57, no. 12, Births: Preliminary Data for 2007, National Center for Health Statistics, 2009.
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