Teen birth rate (ages 15 to 17) in Washington

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Definitions: Births to teenagers ages 15-17. Rate is per 1,000 females in this age group.

Data Source: The data used for this measure come from Center for Health Statistics, Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Birth Data. Data were downloaded on February 7, 2021 from doh.wa.gov.

S: Rates are suppressed when based on fewer than 5 events.

Footnotes: Data last updated in February 2021 by Washington KIDS COUNT.

This measure of teenage childbearing focuses on the fertility of all females ages 15 to 17.

DOH technical notes on measurement issues are available at http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/5300/TechnicalNotes.pdf