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Topic: Birth rates by race
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Birth rates by race: United States, 2011-2013 Average

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• In the United States during 2011-2013 (average), the highest birth rates were to black women (65.1), followed by whites (63.0), Asians (60.4) and Native Americans (47.0). 
• Of all live births in the United States during 2011-2013 (average), 76.1% were white, 16.1% were black, 1.2% were Native American and 6.7% were Asian. 


  • Birth rates presented for 1990-1999 are calculated using Census 1990-based population estimates. Calculations for 2000-2009 use Census 2000-based population estimates. Calculations beginning in 2010 use Census 2010-based population estimates. Information is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm. The rates shown may differ from rates computed on the basis of other population estimates.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • US Census Bureau. Population estimates based on bridged race categories released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
  • Retrieved December 01, 2015, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.