Connecticut


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Topic: Birth rates by race/ethnicity
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Birth rates by race/ethnicity: Connecticut, 2014-2016 Average

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• In Connecticut, the highest birth rates (per 1,000 women ages 15-44) during 2014-2016 (average) were to American Indian/Alaska Native women (70.0), followed by Hispanics (63.3), Asian/Pacific Islanders (56.4), blacks (54.0) and whites (48.9). 
• Of all live births in Connecticut during 2014-2016 (average), 23.2% were Hispanic, 56.6% were white, 12.7% were black, 0.4% were American Indian/Alaska Native and 6.8% were Asian/Pacific Islander. 

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • 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.

Source

  • 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 February 25, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.