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32. 1997 Economic Census





105. Mistimed or Unwanted First Unintended Births to Women 15-44 Years of Age: 1995

[See headnote, Table 96]

 
Women who had an
unintended birth 1
Number First unintended
Characteristics of birth
women,
total, Number Percent Percent
(1,000) (1,000) mistimed unwanted
 
    Total   60,201 17,077 80.4 19.6
 
AGE AT BIRTH
 
Under 20 years 8,961 7,666 83.4 16.6
20-24 years 9,041 5,674 84.7 15.3
25-29 years 9,693 2,440 73.6 26.4
30-44 years 11,065 1,292 56.8 43.2
 
BIRTH ORDER
 
First birth (NA) 12,540 84.9 15.1
Second birth (NA) 2,926 77.5 22.5
Third or higher birth (NA) 1,611 51.1 48.9
 
POVERTY LEVEL 3
 
0-149 percent 10,072 5,386 75.5 24.5
  0-99 percent 5,992 3,417 73.2 26.8
150-299 percent 14,932 5,606 80.9 19.1
300 percent or more 22,736 4,912 84.3 15.7
 
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN AND AGE AT BIRTH
 
Hispanic 6,702 2,293 74.8 25.2
Non-Hispanic white 45,522 10,641 84.4 15.6
Non-Hispanic black 8,210 3,469 72.9 27.1
Non-Hispanic other 2,767 674 74.8 25.2


NA Not available.
1 Based on "traditional" version (comparable to Cycle 4 and previous cycles) of wantedness status. See source "Definition of Terms."
2 See source "Definitions of Terms". New=Cycle 5 version of wantedness status and Old="traditional version, comparable to Cycle 4 and previous cycles.
3 Limited to women 22-44 years of age at time of interview.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Abma J., Chandra A., Mosher W., Peterson L., Piccinino L., Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health. New data from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth, Vital Health Statistics, Series 23 No. 19, 1997.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/series/sr21/pre-31/pre-31.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/105_mistimed_or_unwanted_first_unintended_births.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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