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Teen Birth Rate (San Diego County, 2012)

Number of births per 1,000 young women ages 15-19, San Diego County 2012.

  • African American teens in San Diego County have a birth rate of 23.1 per 1,000 young women ages 15 to 19.
     
  • Asian and Pacific Islander teens in San Diego County have a birth rate of 6.1 per 1,000 young women ages 15 to 19.
     
  • Latina teens in San Diego County have a birth rate of 38.9 per 1,000 young women ages 15 to 19.
     
  • African American teens in San Diego County have a birth rate (23.1 per 1,000) more than three times that of Whites (7.6 per 1,000).
     
  • Latina teens in San Diego County have a birth rate (38.9 per 1,000) more than five times that of Whites (7.6 per 1,000).

 

African American

Latino

Native
American/
Alaska Native

Asian/
Pacific
Islander

White

Multiracial

Teen Birth Rate, San Diego County, 2012

23.1

38.9

LNE

6.1

7.6

19.8

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Footnote: LNE (Low Number Events) refers to data that have been suppressed because there were fewer than 20 cases in the numerator.

Source: 
Vital Statistics Section, CD-Rom Public Use Birth Files (Teen Births), California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics
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