Table 3.

Live Births, Age-specific Birth Rates, and Total Fertility Rates by Race and Hispanic Origin of Mother: United States, Final, 1996

Live BirthsAge-specific Birth Rate by Age of Mother*Total Fertility Rate
15–4415–1718–1920–2425–2930–3435–3940–44
Total3 891 49465.333.886.0110.4113.183.935.36.82027.0
 White3 093 05764.328.478.4107.2116.186.335.66.72005.5
 Black594 78170.764.7132.5136.898.263.329.16.12144.0
 Native American37 88068.746.4122.3133.998.563.228.56.32030.0
 Asian/Pacific Islander165 77665.914.940.470.7111.2109.252.212.21907.5
All Hispanic701 339104.969.0151.1189.5161.098.145.110.83047.5
 Mexican489 666119.383.4174.3206.3176.9103.747.612.03353.5
 Puerto Rican54 86371.352.2143.2148.8109.458.325.95.62163.0
 Cuban12 61358.919.854.582.5110.785.934.36.41774.5
 Central and South144 19790.246.6103.1166.5146.3105.350.411.02762.0
  American and Other
 Non-Hispanic White2 358 98957.320.663.790.1107.083.534.06.21795.5
 Non-Hispanic Black578 09972.566.6136.6140.9100.864.929.76.22204.0
  • * Rates per 1000 women in specific age group.

  • Sum of age-specific births times 5 divided by 1000.

  • Includes births to Aleuts and Eskimos.

    Note: Births are tabulated separately by race and Hispanic origin; persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.