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Mineral 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 4 0.2 0.3 1.5 TS TS 29
15-17 86 5.3 29.2 39.1 -25.4 * 33
18-19 162 10.1 67.5 82.2 -17.9 * 47
20+ 1,354 84.2 27.1 37.6 -28.0 * 16
Total 1,608 100.0 23.4 31.4 -25.6 * 23
Teens (15-19) 248 15.4 46.4 57.9 -19.9 * 44
Childbearing Ages (15-44) 1,601 99.6 54.6 68.0 -19.7 * 29


* 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.