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87. Live Births by Plurality of Birth and Ratios, and Race of Mother



 
Plurality and race of mother 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
NUMBER
 
  Live births, total 1 3,952,767 3,899,589 3,891,494 3,880,894 3,941,553
White 3,121,004 3,098,885 3,093,057 3,072,640 3,118,727
Black 636,391 603,139 594,781 599,913 609,902
 
Live births in single deliveries 1 3,851,109 3,797,880 3,784,805 3,770,020 3,823,258
  White 3,041,559 3,018,184 3,007,997 2,984,532 3,024,693
  Black 617,689 585,787 577,057 581,394 590,372
 
Live births in twin deliveries 1 97,064 96,736 100,750 104,137 110,670
  White 75,318 76,196 79,677 82,090 87,163
  Black 18,344 17,000 17,285 17,989 19,001
 
Live births in higher-order multiple deliveries 1 4,594 4,973 5,939 6,737 7,625
  White 4,127 4,505 5,383 6,018 6,871
  Black 358 352 439 530 529
 
RATIO PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS
 
All multiple births 1 25.7 26.1 27.4 28.6 30.0
  White 25.5 26.0 27.5 28.7 30.2
  Black 29.4 28.8 29.8 30.9 32.0
 
  Twin births 1 24.6 24.8 25.9 26.8 28.1
    White 24.1 24.6 25.8 26.7 27.9
    Black 28.8 28.2 29.1 30.0 31.2
 
RATIO PER 100,000 LIVE BIRTHS
 
Higher-order multiple births 1 116.2 127.5 152.6 173.6 193.5
  White 132.2 145.4 174.0 195.9 220.3
  Black 56.3 58.4 73.8 88.3 86.7



1 Includes races other than White and Black.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Advance report of Final Natality Statistics, and National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report). http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/87_live_births_by_plurality_of_birth.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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