TABLE 5

NUMBER OF PREGNANCIES1 BY PREGNANCY OUTCOME, ETHNIC GROUP AND YEAR
AMONG FEMALES AGED 17 AND YOUNGER WITH RATES2, ARIZONA, 1985-1995



Ethnicity/Pregnancy

Outcome





1985




1986




1987




1988




1989




1990




1991




1992




1993




1994




1995
Average annual

rates for

1985-1995

WHITE,3 total:

Births

Abortions

2,124

1,268

856

2,174

1,304

870

2,344

1,400

944

2,256

1,390

866

1,898

1,251

647

1,956

1,274

682

1,996

1,338

658

1,954

1,394

560

1,927

1,394

533

2,046

1,453

593

1,903

1,389

514

17.8

11.7

5.9

HISPANIC, total:

Births

Abortions

1,126

978

148

1,265

1,104

161

1,400

1,244

156

1,452

1,280

172

1,527

1,375

152

1,869

1,642

227

2,029

1,809

220

2,184

1,943

241

2,185

1,939

219

2,425

2,204

221

2,608

2,374

234

34.7

30.9

3.7

BLACK, total:

Births

Abortions

232

172

60

295

215

80

292

220

72

319

259

60

280

244

36

308

258

50

328

273

55

313

249

64

306

253

53

286

237

49

240

202

38

39.7

32.0

7.7

AMERICAN INDIAN, total:

Births

Abortions

390

371

19

450

432

18

482

460

22

528

507

21

474

459

15

440

420

20

488

472

16

446

424

22

460

439

21

470

453

17

439

412

27

27.4

26.3

1.1

ALL ETHNIC GROUPS,4 total:

Births

Abortions

4,020

2,798

1,198

4,263

3,066

1,183

4,627

3,342

1,256

4,684

3,460

1,201

4,272

3,352

898

4,689

3,611

1,057

4,982

3,919

1,028

5,036

4,026

969

5,059

4,057

960

5,425

4,378

998

5,406

4,407

962

24.1

18.5

5.4

PREGNANCY RATE, total:

Fertility rate5

Abortion rate

21.5

15.0

6.4

22.1

15.9

6.1

23.5

17.0

6.4

23.4

17.3

6.0

20.9

16.4

4.4

23.6

18.2

5.3

24.5

19.3

5.1

24.1

19.3

4.6

23.5

18.8

4.5

24.2

19.7

4.5

23.6

19.2

4.2

1 Fetal deaths are included in the total count of pregnancies for all ethnic groups but not distributed by race/ethnicity.
2 All rates per 1,000 females 10-17 years old. The 1990 census counts multiplied by eleven were used as denominators for average annual rate calculation.
3 Not of Hispanic origin.
4 Includes other and unspecified ethnicity.
5 Number of births per 1,000 females 10-17 years old.