Teen births in Iowa

Change Indicator

Why This Indicator Matters

The rate of teen births for females age 15-19 has been cut in half since 2000 to 1.6 percent, with a drop of over 33 percent in the last five years alone. 
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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Percentage of females age 15-19 giving birth

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality