Teen births (3-year aggregate)

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Definitions: Rate of births to females ages 15-19 per 1,000 females ages 15-19.

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, National Center for Health Statistics, processed by the Kentucky State Data Center.

Footnotes: Data were reported by mother's place of residence. The numerator and denominator for the rate calculation reflects the sum of three years of data. Data are as of September 2017.

* Rate not calculated for fewer than 6 events.

Updated 11/13/2017