Figure 7.

rates for females 15 to 24 years old, by age group of mother and marital status: Selected years, 1980 through 2009


rates for females 15 to 24 years old, by age group of mother and marital status: Selected years, 1980  through 2009

NOTE: Overall number of live births per 1,000 females includes births to unmarried females. Data for 2009 were preliminary for females overall and not available for unmarried females by age.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 59, no. 1, Births: Final Data for 2008, released December, 2010 and Vol. 59, no. 3. Births: Preliminary Data for 2009, released December 21, 2010.