TABLE 8

NUMBER OF PREGNANCIES1 BY PREGNANCY OUTCOME, ETHNIC GROUP AND YEAR
AMONG FEMALES 19 OR LESS YEARS OLD, 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

6,490

4,024

2,466

6,323

3,947

2,376

6,821

4,220

2,601

6,549

4,181

2,368

5,935

4,104

1,831

6,011

4,116

1,895

5,861

4,061

1,800

5,530

4,060

1,470

5,335

4,024

1,311

5,452

4,023

1,429

5,286

4,042

1,244

38.9

26.6

12.3

HISPANIC, total

Births

Abortions

3,026

2,570

456

3,361

2,909

452

3,453

2,984

469

3,514

3,099

424

3,874

3,459

415

4,507

3,941

566

4,860

4,255

605

5,116

4,543

573

5,237

4,688

549

5,633

5,075

558

5,902

5,351

551

67.3

59.5

7.8

BLACK, total:

Births

Abortions

575

422

153

657

471

186

687

501

186

724

552

172

729

593

136

712

562

150

768

620

148

730

570

160

728

581

147

713

576

137

590

491

99

75.9

59.2

16.7

AMERICAN INDIAN, total

Births

Abortions

1,027

974

53

1,058

1,010

48

1,074

1,020

54

1,206

1,144

62

1,179

1,137

42

1,165

1,101

64

1,151

1,102

49

1,138

1,080

58

1,121

1,060

61

1,150

1,095

55

1,057

991

66

54.7

51.3

2.7

ALL ETHNIC GROUPS,4 total

Births

Abortions

11,595

8,026

3,512

11,636

8,376

3,217

12,342

8,775

3,504

12,385

9,043

3,282

12,013

9,375

2,588

12,769

9,767

2,940

13,037

10,108

2,862

12,885

10,307

2,476

12,890

10,438

2,357

13,407

10,858

2,458

13,356

10,973

2,294

49.7

38.1

11.3

PREGNANCY RATE, total:

Fertility rate5

Abortion rate

49.6

34.4

15.2

48.4

34.9

13.4

50.5

35.9

14.3

49.3

36.0

13.1

46.6

36.4

10.0

50.5

38.6

11.6

50.2

38.9

11.0

48.4

38.7

9.3

48.6

39.4

8.9

49.3

39.9

9.4

47.4

38.9

8.1

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 19 or less 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 19 or less years old.