Teen mothers giving birth to another child before age 20 (ages 15-19) in Georgia

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Definitions: Numerator: Number of mothers ages 15-19 who gave birth and already have given birth to a child that is still living. Denominator: Number of teens ages 15-19 who gave birth. Rate calculation: 100 times the numerator divided by the denominator.


Data Source: Birth Certificate Records, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Office of Health Information and Policy. Data collection is the responsibility of the Vital Records Branch.


Footnotes: Records with previous birth information missing are excluded from the numerator and denominator.