Births to Teen Girls Ages 10-19 | Last Updated 5 Feb 2016

This dataset includes annual counts and rates of live births to girls ages 10-19 who are residents of St. Louis County. Data is collected, maintained and published by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (HSS). Information on each birth and the mothers is gathered from birth certificates. HSS only reports the number of live births along with other health, social and demographic variables through the Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA) system. Rates of live births is calculated using both MICA and U.S. Census data. Live Births Per 1,000 Teen Girls for a specified time period is calculated as: (# Live Births to Girls Ages 10-19/Total Population of Girls Ages 10-19) x 1,000.

Tags: youth, births, teen births

This dataset has the following 10 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Total Female Poptotal_female_popnumber
% 10-19 Female Pop_10_19_female_popnumber
Total 10-19 Female Poptotal_10_19_female_popnumber
10-14 Births_10_14_birthsnumber
15-17 Births_15_17_birthsnumber
18-19 Births_18_19_birthsnumber
Total 10-19 Birthstotal_10_19_birthsnumber
Births Per 1,000 Teen Girlsbirths_per_1_000_teen_girlsnumber