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Birth rates by maternal age: Iowa, 2014-2016 Average

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• In Iowa during 2014-2016 (average), the highest birth rates per 1,000 women were to women ages 20-29 (106.0), followed by women ages 30-39 (79.2), ages 15-19 (18.7) and ages 40 and older (8.2). 
• Of all live births in Iowa during 2014-2016 (average), 4.9% were to women under the age of 20, 55.1% were to women ages 20-29, 38.2% were to women ages 30-39, and 1.8% were to women ages 40 and older. 

Footnotes

  • 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 September 21, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.