United States Data

Pregnancy

Healthy People 2010 Objective: Reduce pregnancies among adolescent females, 15-17 years old

National Data Baseline
(1996)
Final
(2005)
Numeric
Change
2010
Target
15- to 17 year-old females
67 per 1,000
40 per 1,000

-27

43 per 1,000

 

United States Data

All the tables below contain data available for the entire United States and this objective.

Rates per 1,000
Race/Ethnicity Baseline
(1996)
Final
(2005)
Numeric
Change
Black Non-Hispanic Female
128.1
75.9
-52.2
Hispanic Female
105.0
79.8
-25.2
White Non-Hispanic Female
43.9
21.5
-22.4
Total 67.0 40.2 -26.8

Notes

Source:  National Survey of Family Growth, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); National Vital Statistics System – Natality (NVSS-N); Abortion Surveillance Data—CDC, NCCDPHP; Abortion Provider Survey—The Alan Guttmacher Institute.