Teen births by race-ethnicity in Kentucky

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Definitions: Teen births by race-ethnicity is the number of births to teenagers ages 15 to 19 per 1,000 females in this age group. Data were reported by mother’s place of residence. The numerator for the rate calculation is the summation of the three-year time period. The denominator for the rate calculation is the summation of the population estimates for the same three-year time period.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Vital Statistics Branch, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center. Teen population data for rate calculation is from the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center.

Footnotes: * = Rate not calculated for fewer than 6 events.
Updated 11/9/21