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1993 Jackson County Selected Natality Characteristics

Compared to 1988 Jackson County Selected Natality Characteristics
Natality
Characteristics


1988
Number of Births


1993
Number of Births


1988
Rate or Percent


1993
Rate or Percent
% Differnce 1993 Rate From 1988 Rate




SI*
Teen (15-19) Fertility Rate 45 46 48.6 49.3 1.3
Childbearing Ages (15-44) Fertility Rate 320 313 57.9 56.7 -2.1
Low Birthweight Births 103 108 6.4 6.9 7.2
Births to Unwed Mothers 220 324 13.7 20.6 50.6 *
Late (3rd Trimester) / No Prenatal Care 81 46 5.3 3.1 -41.5 *


* An asterick (*) indicates a statistically significant difference.
** Number is too small for a valid comparison.
Note: 1988 represents aggregated data from 1986-90;
Note: 1993 represents aggregated data from 1991-95.

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


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Last updated 08/06/97.