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147. Marital Status and Marriage Order of Women 15 to 34 Years Old at First Birth, by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1965-69 to 1990-94

[In thousands, except percents. Women 15 to 34 years old. Limited to women residing in the United States at the time of their first child's birth]

 
Period of first birth
     Characteristic
1965-69 1970-74 1975-79 1980-84 1985-89 1990-94
 
ALL WOMEN
 
Number of births, total 5,689 6,797 7,033 7,559 7,234 7,484
Percent:
  Before first marriage 16.8 19.7 24.8 27.6 30.1 35.1
  During first marriage 81.1 77.5 72.2 65.8 63.4 58.9
  Between first and second
   marriage 0.7 1.2 1.3 2.7 1.9 2.2
  During second marriage 1.2 1.5 1.7 3.9 4.5 3.7
  After second marriage 0 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.1
 
WHITE
 
Number of births 4,809 5,755 5,790 6,132 5,868 5,999
Percent:
  Before first marriage 10.8 13.9 17.4 19.8 22.5 27.6
  During first marriage 87.0 83.2 79.3 72.8 70.2 65.7
  Between first and second
   marriage 0.8 1.1 1.1 2.8 1.9 2.2
  During second marriage 1.4 1.7 2.0 4.6 5.3 4.4
  After second marriage 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.1
 
BLACK
 
Number of births 743 862 1,024 1,146 1,069 1,090
Percent:
  Before first marriage 55.8 56.0 66.4 68.8 71.7 73.5
  During first marriage 43.5 41.5 31.3 28.2 25.0 23.1
  Between first and second
   marriage 0.1 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.6 2.6
  During second marriage 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.9 0.5 0.7
  After second marriage 0 0 0 0 0.2 0
 
HISPANIC 1
 
Number of births 305 472 621 685 753 1,040
Percent:
  Before first marriage 17.7 29.8 32.0 36.7 34.8 37.6
  During first marriage 79.2 69.0 66.0 60.9 61.6 57.7
  Between first and second
   marriage 2.2 1.3 1.9 2.0 1.3 3.1
  During second marriage 0 0 0 0.4 2.4 1.6
  After second marriage 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
NON-HISPANIC
 
Number of births 5,383 6,326 6,412 6,874 6,481 6,444
Percent:
  Before first marriage 16.8 18.9 24.0 26.7 29.6 34.6
  During first marriage 81.2 78.1 72.7 66.3 63.6 59.1
  Between first and second
   marriage 0.7 1.2 1.3 2.8 2.0 2.1
  During second marriage 1.3 1.6 1.9 4.3 4.8 4.0
  After second marriage 0 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.1



1 Hispanics may be of any race.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P23-197. http://148.129.129.31:80/prod/99pubs/p23-197.pdf



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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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