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Gilmer County

1991 - 1995

Births by Age Distribution and Age-Specific Fertility Rates
Age Group
1991-95
Number of Births

Percent of Total Births
Fertility Rates**

1991-95
County

1993
U.S.
% Differnce
From U.S



SI*


County
Rank
10-14 0 0.0 0.0 1.5 TS TS 11
15-17 17 4.9 23.6 39.1 TS TS 47
18-19 37 10.6 33.5 82.2 -59.3 * 54
20+ 296 84.6 21.1 37.6 -43.8 * 54
Total 350 100.0 18.1 31.4 -42.3 * 54
Teens (15-19) 54 15.4 29.6 57.9 -48.9 * 54
Childbearing Ages (15-44) 350 100.0 41.3 68.0 -39.2 * 54


* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference from the U.S. rate.
** Fertility rates are per 1,000 age-specific population.
TS = Number is too small for a valid comparison.

Health Statistics Center
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health Comments


See Introduction for explanation of tables.

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Last updated 08/06/97.