Teen pregnancy (ages 15-19) by race

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Definitions: Pregnancies are defined as live births, plus fetal deaths, plus induced terminations. Pregnancy Rate is the number of pregnancies of women in specific age group per 1,000 females in specific age group.

Race definitions (by race of mother):
The two categories for race used in this publication are white and nonwhite (pre-2013, see footnote). 

White includes such groups as Caucasian Anglo-American, Canadian, Cuban, French, Greek, Hispanic, Latin American, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Swedish, etc.
Nonwhite includes such groups as Black, African-American, American Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, Filipino, and all other groups not considered as white.

Data Source: Mississippi State Department of Health. Public Health Statistics. [Year] Summary Statistics by County.

Available at: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/phs/statisti.htm

Footnotes: Updated December 2017.
Beginning with 2013 data, MSDH has replaced the "Nonwhite" category with "Black."