Births to Teen Girls Ages 10-19
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.
|Name||Socrata field name||Column name in ||Data type||Description|
|% 10-19 Female Pop||_10_19_female_pop||_10_19_female_pop||Number|
|Total 10-19 Births||total_10_19_births||total_10_19_births||Number|
|Total 10-19 Female Pop||total_10_19_female_pop||total_10_19_female_pop||Number|
|Births Per 1,000 Teen Girls||births_per_1_000_teen_girls||births_per_1_000_teen_girls||Number|
|Total Female Pop||total_female_pop||total_female_pop||Number|