APPENDIX C.

ESTIMATED PREGNANCY RATES BY ETHNIC GROUP AMONG FEMALES 15-17 YEARS OLD

IN 1995 AND REQUIRED REDUCTION IN THE NUMBER OF PREGNANCIES

TO ACHIEVE THE ARIZONA 2000 OBJECTIVE

Ethnic group:



1990 census share* Estimated 1995 population Number of pregnancies in 1995 Estimated pregnancy rate in 1995 No. of pregnancies
required for a rate
of 45/1,000
Required
reduction in the
number of
pregnancies
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (D)-(E)
Non-Hispanic white 59.8 49,871 1,819 36.5 2,244 NRR**
Hispanic 26.4 22,016 2,445 111.1 990 -1,455
Black 3.7 3,086 219 71 139 -80
American Indian 8.4 6,755 411 60.8 304 -107
Asian 1.7 1,417 34 24 64 NRR**

* Number of females in specified ethnic group per 1,000 females 15-17 years old in 1990.
** NRR: no reduction required: the 1995 rate is already lower than the objective.



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