TABLE 2

Age-Specific Birth Rates and Total Fertility Rates According to Race and Hispanic Origin of Mother: United States, 2004 (Preliminary)

Age-Specific Birth Rate According to Age of MotheraTotal Fertility Rateb
15–44, yc15–17, y18–19, y20–24, y25–29, y30–34, y35–39, y40–44, y
Total66.322.170.0101.8115.595.545.49.02048.5
Non-Hispanic white58.512.048.882.1110.397.444.98.31852.5
Non-Hispanic black66.736.8103.3126.2102.567.233.67.82010.5
Native Americand58.930.186.8109.792.858.226.76.01735.0
Asian/Pacific Islander67.28.929.960.1108.7116.962.113.71900.5
Hispanic97.749.7133.4165.2145.4103.852.712.42820.5
  • Race and Hispanic origin are reported separately on birth certificates. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race. Race categories are consistent with the 1997 OMB standards. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/NCHS, National Vital Statistics System, natality.

  • a Rates per 1000 women in age-specific group.

  • b Sum of age-specific birth rates times 5 (includes rates for ages 10–14 and 45–49, not shown separately).

  • c Relates the number of births to women of all ages to women aged 15–44 years.

  • d Includes births to Aleuts and Eskimos.