• Health Currents - Natality Data

    Geography Selected: Texas, Non-Metro Counties, Metro Counties [change selection]

    Report was generated on: Monday, October 20, 2014



    Natality
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Live Births 2008 405,242 43,163 362,079
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age 2008 19,775 2,781 16,994
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age (%) 2008 4.9% 6.4% 4.7%
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 2008 23,154 3,069 19,992
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 (Rate) 2008 26.1 29.2 25.6
    Unmarried Mothers 2008 169,878 19,907 149,971
    Unmarried Mothers (%) 2008 41.9% 46.1% 41.4%
    Low Birth Weight 2008 34,228 3,766 30,462
    Low Birth Weight (%) 2008 8.4% 8.7% 8.4%
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester 2008 223,961 23,547 200,414
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester (%) 2008 60.1% 58.0% 60.3%
    Fertility Rate 2008 76.8 78.8 76.6
    Natality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data

    Medicaid Births
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Medicaid Covered Births, Latest Fiscal Year SFY2009 224,937 26,586 199,614
    Medicaid Covered Births, Fiscal Year SFY2007 228,202 27,348 200,648
       Medicaid Covered Births as a Percent of All Births, Fiscal Year SFY2007 56.2% 62.5% 55.4%
    Medicaid Births Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




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