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Indiana State Department of Health

Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Birth Rate by Race Birth Rate by Race

Indiana, 1999

   

BIRTHS

 

RATES

AGE OF   TOTAL

RACE

    TOTAL

RACE

 
MOTHER      White Black      White Black
10-14   165 88 74   0.8 0.5 3.3
15-19   11,136 8,857 2,147   51.3 46.2 96.5
20-24   24,264 20,707 3,303   123.2 118.8 168.6
25-29   24,833 22,315 2,034   120.7 122.8 99.6
30-34   16,794 15,313 1,075   78.5 80.2 55.9
35-39   7,029 6,377 499   29.1 29.4 23.6
40-44   1,183 1,054 105   4.9 4.8 5.1
45+   55 50 4   0.3 0.3 0.2
Unknown   30 26 3   / / /
TOTAL   85,489 74,787 9,244   49.1 48.1 56.8
GFR     64.8 63.6 74.9
TFR     2,044 2,014 2,264

Notes: The rate for age group 45+ is based on the female population age 45-49.
The rate for total row is based on the female population age 10-49.
GFR = General Fertility Rate (births per 1,000 women age 15-44)
TFR = Total Fertility Rate (five times the sum of the age-specific rates)

Sources: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.