TABLE 6

NUMBER OF PREGNANCIES1 BY PREGNANCY OUTCOME, ETHNIC GROUP AND YEAR
AMONG FEMALES 15-17 YEARS OLD WITH RATES2, ARIZONA, 1985-1995



Ethnicity/Pregnancy

Outcome





1985




1986




1987




1988




1989




1990




1991




1992




1993




1994




1995


Average Annual rate for

1985-1995

WHITE,3 total:

Births

Abortions

2,022

1,240

782

2,083

1,267

816

2,257

1,368

889

2,171

1,358

813

1,829

1,215

614

1,883

1,230

653

1,912

1,292

620

1,874

1,351

523

1,847

1,343

504

1,944

1,392

552

1,819

1,338

481

45.7

30.5

15.5

HISPANIC, total:

Births

Abortions

1,070

936

134

1,178

1,039

139

1,332

1,188

144

1,370

1,209

161

1,424

1,294

130

1,763

1,554

209

1,904

1,705

199

2,042

1,840

202

2,035

1,837

198

2,266

2,066

200

2,445

2,241

204

90.3

81.1

9.2

BLACK, total:

Births

Abortions

207

158

49

272

203

69

263

199

64

296

241

55

259

230

29

278

235

43

304

254

50

297

237

60

290

241

49

265

223

42

219

185

34

100.8

82.2

18.6

AMERICAN INDIAN, total:

Births

Abortions

365

348

17

409

394

15

447

427

20

491

470

21

445

431

14

407

388

19

461

448

13

413

394

19

437

419

18

436

421

15

411

387

24

71.3

68.4

2.9

ALL ETHNIC GROUPS,4 total:

Births

Abortions

3,795

2,688

1,085

4,010

2,914

1,084

4,339

3,200

1,174

4,448

3,300

1,126

4,043

3,193

829

4,436

3,423

994

4,714

3,726

955

4,762

3,838

885

4,803

3,870

892

5,092

4,132

916

5,092

4,178

880

62.6

48.6

13.7

PREGNANCY RATE,total:

Fertility rate5

Abortion rate

53.0

37.6

15.2

52.7

38.3

14.2

57.2

41.6

15.3

58.0

43.0

14.7

53.7

42.4

11.0

61.7

47.6

13.8

63.8

50.4

12.9

62.9

50.7

11.7

63.6

51.2

11.8

65.4

53.0

11.8

61.1

50.1

10.6

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 15-17 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 15-17 years old.