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148. Marital Status of Women 15 to 44 Years Old at First Birth, by Selected Characteristics: 1990-1994

[Based on the June 1995 Current Population Survey and are shown for first births to women residing in the United States at the time of their first child's birth. For composition of regions, see map, inside front cover]

 
Percent of
pre-
maritally
pregnant
Percent of first births women
Characteristic marrying
Number Pre- Post- before
of first Pre- maritally maritally birth of
births marital conceived conceived first
(1,000) birth birth birth child
 
    All women, total 7,859 33.6 11.0 55.3 24.7
Age at first birth:
  15 to 19 years old 1,873 75.2 13.8 11.0 15.5
  20 to 24 years old 2,492 36.9 15.1 48.0 29.0
  25 to 29 years old 1,959 11.8 7.2 81.0 37.9
  30 to 34 years old 1,159 5.6 7.0 87.4 55.6
  35 to 44 years old 376 5.2 2.5 92.3 32.5
Race/ethnicity: x
  Non-Hispanic White 5,420 24.8 10.9 64.3 30.5
  Non-Hispanic Black 1,104 71.9 8.2 19.9 10.2
  Non-Hispanic other races 39 72.2 12.4 15.4 14.7
  Hispanic 1,296 36.7 14.1 49.3 27.8
 
Years of school completed:
  Not a high school graduate 1,304 63.6 10.5 25.9 14.2
  High school graduate (includes GED) 2,612 38.9 14.0 47.1 26.5
  Some college, no degree, or associate degree 2,192 30.8 12.2 56.9 28.4
  Bachelor's, graduate, or professional degree 1,751 7.0 5.6 87.4 44.4
 
Citizenship status:
  Native born 6,954 34.3 10.9 54.9 24.1
  Naturalized citizen 168 25.3 7.6 67.1 23.1
  Not a U.S. citizen 738 29.5 13.5 57.0 31.4
 
Metropolitan residence:
  In central cities 2,521 42.5 10.7 46.8 20.1
  Outside central cities 3,904 27.3 10.6 62.1 28.0
  Nonmetropolitan 1,434 35.3 12.8 51.9 26.6
 
Region of residence:
  Northeast 1,476 31.9 10.4 57.7 24.6
  Midwest 1,632 35.8 9.6 54.6 21.1
  South 2,823 34.4 11.7 53.9 25.4
  West 1,928 32.0 11.8 56.2 26.9



1 People of Hispanic origin 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



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/148_marital_status_of_women_15_to.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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