State-by-state list of teen birth rates

Posted: Friday, August 03, 2001

The number of girls and women ages 15 to 19 per 1,000 who gave birth in 1991, in 1999, and the percent change between those two years.

State 1991 1999 Percent Change 1991-99

Alabama 74 63 -15

Alaska 65 42 -35

Arizona 81 70 -14

Arkansas 80 68 -15

California 75 51 -32

Colorado 58 48 -17

Connecticut 40 33 -18

Delaware 61 54 -11

Florida 69 54 -22

Georgia 76 65 -14

Hawaii 59 44 -25

Idaho 54 44 -19

Illinois 65 51 -22

Indiana 61 52 -15

Iowa 43 36 -16

Kansas 55 47 -15

Kentucky 69 56 -19

Louisiana 76 63 -17

Maine 44 30 -32

Maryland 54 43 -20

Massachusetts 38 29 -24

Michigan 59 41 -31

Minnesota 37 30 -19

Mississippi 86 73 -15

Missouri 65 50 -23

Montana 47 35 -26

Nebraska 42 37 -12

Nevada 75 64 -15

New Hampshire 33 24 -27

New Jersey 42 33 -21

New Mexico 80 67 -16

New York 46 37 -20

North Carolina 71 60 -15

North Dakota 36 28 -22

Ohio 61 46 -25

Oklahoma 72 61 -15

Oregon 55 47 -15

Pennsylvania 47 36 -23

Rhode Island 45 38 -16

South Carolina 73 61 -16

South Dakota 48 38 -21

Tennessee 75 63 -16

Texas 79 70 -11

Utah 48 40 -17

Vermont 39 26 -33

Virginia 54 43 -20

Washington 54 40 -26

West Virginia 58 48 -17

Wisconson 44 36 -18

Wyoming 54 40 -26

Nation 62 50 -20

Source: Child Trends' Facts At A Glance



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