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Fertility Rates* by Age of Mother by County

West Virginia Resident Births, 1992-1996**

Table 12

County Age of Mother Total
15-44
Years

10-14
Years

15-17
Years

18-19
Years
Total
15-19
Years

20-24
Years

25-29
Years

30-34
Years

35-39
Years

40-44
Years

45-49
Years
Barbour 1.1 33.2 84.5 53.8 103.7 88.1 45.0 11.8 1.9 0.0 51.3
Berkeley 1.4 38.3 110.6 67.2 133.9 102.0 54.5 23.9 4.0 0.5 64.2
Boone 1.0 48.9 97.6 68.4 152.0 90.0 32.7 9.1 2.1 0.3 53.8
Braxton 0.4 31.3 84.1 52.4 150.8 84.3 39.1 10.2 3.6 0.0 51.9
Brooke 0.2 14.9 52.2 29.8 86.6 94.4 47.7 15.9 2.4 0.0 43.5
Cabell 1.1 28.6 77.3 48.1 93.1 92.4 51.6 21.3 3.5 0.1 53.0
Calhoun 0.0 34.6 117.3 67.7 139.5 64.1 32.1 9.9 3.0 0.0 48.7
Clay 1.3 51.0 145.9 89.0 159.6 61.2 39.5 12.7 2.3 0.0 58.9
Doddridge 0.7 30.8 121.8 67.2 147.9 79.7 37.5 17.8 5.9 0.0 55.5
Fayette 1.6 37.4 103.9 64.0 153.3 95.8 43.2 16.0 3.6 0.2 58.0
Gilmer 0.0 15.5 57.5 32.3 75.1 72.7 34.8 19.4 6.8 0.0 42.5
Grant 0.0 31.1 87.1 53.5 145.2 112.6 50.1 15.2 3.9 0.0 59.4
Greenbrier 0.5 28.8 91.0 53.7 144.0 87.3 44.0 19.1 4.7 0.0 53.3
Hampshire 0.7 37.7 88.2 57.9 139.9 100.7 59.0 23.0 4.9 0.0 63.1
Hancock 0.5 15.0 61.8 33.7 105.0 86.6 49.5 13.8 2.2 0.0 44.8
Hardy 1.0 33.6 84.0 53.8 145.3 91.3 51.5 22.2 2.0 0.7 58.9
Harrison 0.7 33.9 96.1 58.8 147.5 91.6 58.0 19.0 3.9 0.3 59.5
Jackson 0.2 31.5 72.7 48.0 143.3 96.1 50.2 19.9 2.3 0.0 56.5
Jefferson 0.8 24.1 81.6 47.1 86.1 103.0 67.8 24.0 5.1 0.2 55.9
Kanawha 1.2 39.5 98.9 63.2 122.9 83.0 52.5 20.2 3.7 0.4 54.4
Lewis 1.0 27.2 105.0 58.3 155.3 89.1 33.6 14.2 3.7 0.0 55.5
Lincoln 1.3 33.5 112.6 65.1 161.4 84.0 33.6 14.1 2.6 0.0 57.5
Logan 1.2 41.8 100.4 65.2 142.8 76.8 31.0 13.3 2.6 0.2 51.4
McDowell 1.6 45.2 108.4 70.5 148.8 60.3 26.6 10.1 3.2 0.0 50.0
Marion 0.5 19.1 65.8 37.8 105.2 108.3 50.8 19.6 2.3 0.1 52.1
Marshall 0.6 21.2 65.9 39.1 113.2 95.4 51.1 16.7 4.4 0.2 49.0
Mason 0.8 38.0 94.0 60.4 145.1 84.5 37.6 16.6 2.4 0.0 53.2
Mercer 1.3 39.9 92.2 60.8 127.9 89.3 43.4 14.4 2.5 0.1 54.6
Mineral 0.6 23.7 72.0 43.0 127.9 97.9 45.2 17.8 2.0 0.2 52.9
Mingo 1.1 42.3 114.6 71.2 147.8 76.2 31.2 10.6 2.8 0.0 55.6
Monongalia 0.7 12.0 34.3 20.9 43.3 90.6 68.6 26.6 5.0 0.4 42.6
Monroe 0.9 20.0 78.3 43.3 141.6 108.8 50.2 19.0 2.5 0.0 55.7
Morgan 1.0 49.9 111.5 74.5 127.7 92.6 46.3 24.2 2.9 0.0 58.6
Nicholas 0.7 26.3 96.1 54.2 145.9 79.1 39.7 12.1 2.3 0.3 51.4
Ohio 0.8 25.1 70.9 43.4 82.7 100.7 59.6 25.6 3.7 0.0 51.3
Pendleton 0.8 28.3 75.9 47.3 115.5 97.9 56.9 17.4 2.5 0.0 55.6
Pleasants 0.7 31.4 69.7 46.7 118.8 95.0 36.0 12.6 1.5 0.0 49.4
Pocahontas 0.0 45.8 102.0 68.2 122.4 99.1 41.0 17.2 3.7 0.0 56.0
Preston 0.7 25.5 93.1 52.6 143.6 96.5 42.9 15.1 3.8 0.0 56.0
Putnam 0.1 19.9 65.2 38.0 127.6 103.5 61.8 22.7 3.1 0.1 55.7
Raleigh 0.7 34.7 83.4 54.2 142.0 87.5 36.6 15.4 2.2 0.1 50.3
Randolph 0.6 26.2 83.4 49.1 124.7 93.1 48.8 17.1 4.7 0.2 54.2
Ritchie 1.0 30.6 98.9 57.9 133.8 97.9 34.1 14.4 2.1 0.0 53.2
Roane 0.0 35.0 109.8 64.9 147.7 77.0 32.2 13.8 3.2 0.0 51.6
Summers 1.2 25.9 83.7 49.0 118.0 41.0 20.3 12.2 5.3 0.5 36.3
Taylor 0.0 24.3 80.5 46.7 128.2 92.7 40.3 11.4 0.8 0.0 50.8
Tucker 0.0 16.4 73.8 39.3 124.0 89.8 40.3 18.5 2.1 0.0 50.0
Tyler 0.0 28.5 81.0 49.5 150.3 84.7 41.4 9.0 2.3 0.0 52.8
Upshur 0.7 23.5 74.5 43.9 99.4 79.4 48.5 19.7 3.2 0.0 49.8
Wayne 1.4 31.6 87.6 54.0 136.0 94.6 40.1 13.4 2.0 0.3 53.9
Webster 0.0 30.6 89.4 54.1 154.7 79.1 30.6 12.4 3.9 0.0 51.9
Wetzel 0.9 28.0 86.5 51.4 130.6 88.9 42.8 13.8 3.8 0.0 52.7
Wirt 0.0 16.7 77.5 41.0 162.0 81.6 52.9 9.8 0.0 0.0 54.4
Wood 0.6 29.7 89.2 53.5 135.4 92.4 51.6 18.3 2.3 0.1 56.0
Wyoming 0.7 32.3 95.4 57.6 125.3 67.6 27.3 9.5 3.3 0.0 43.9
Total 0.9 30.6 85.3 52.5 118.6 89.3 47.2 17.7 3.2 0.2 53.1

* Number of birth per 1,000 females in each age group. Based upon 1990 figures from the Bureau of the Census
** Aggregated

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.