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Wood 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 10 0.2 0.2 1.5 TS TS 54
15-17 263 4.8 28.0 39.1 -28.4 * 37
18-19 578 10.6 96.5 82.2 17.4 * 30
20+ 4,611 84.4 27.1 37.6 -27.9 * 15
Total 5,465 100.0 24.0 31.4 -23.6 * 15
Teens (15-19) 841 15.4 54.7 57.9 -5.6 * 31
Childbearing Ages (15-44) 5,451 99.7 56.1 68.0 -17.5 * 16


* 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.