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Definitions: Rate of live births that occur to girls ages 15 to 19. Rate is expressed per 1,000 girls of that age group.
Data Source: Missouri Department of Health; Missouri Office of Administration, Division of Budget and Planning.
Note: Maps use the natural break classification method, which reflects patterns
in the data by dividing the map into naturally occurring groups. Using statistical tools, this method
determines cut-off points for each group by identifying large gaps in data values.
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