TABLE 21


LOW-BIRTHWEIGHT (LBW) BIRTHS AMONG FEMALES 19 OR LESS YEARS OLD,
BY AGE GROUP AND ETHNICITY, ARIZONA, 1995

15 - 19 Years




Ethnicity
Total, 19 or Less Years Old

Under 15 Years
Total 15-17 Years 18-19 Years
White1

All Births

LBW Births

% LBW Births

4,042

305

7.6

51

2

3.9

3,991

303

7.6

1,338

112

8.4

2,653

191

7.2

Hispanic

All Births

LBW Births

% LBW Births

5,351

429

8.0

133

13

9.8

5,218

416

8.0

2,241

205

9.2

2,977

211

7.1

Black

All Births

LBW Births

% LBW Births

491

70

14.3

17

2

11.8

474

68

14.4

185

24

13.0

289

44

15.2

American Indian

All Births

LBW Births

% LBW Births

991

61

6.2

25

0

-

966

61

6.3

387

25

6.5

579

36

6.2

Total

All Births

LBW Births

% LBW Births

10,973

875

8.0

229

17

7.4

10,744

858

8.0

4,178

369

8.8

6,566

489

7.5

1Non-Hispanic