BR2014: Birth Rates by Age and Race of Mother

Description Usage Format Details Source References

Description

A dataset containing birth rate data in the United States by age and race of the mother. Data for all races is provided for 1970-2014 and for individual races from 1989-2014.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame with 1,750 observations and 4 variables.

year

The year for which data was was recorded.

race

The racial group of the mothers. One of all all races; white non-hispanic whites; black_aa black / African-American; nat_amer American Indian or Native Alaskan; asian_isl Asian or Pacific Islander; hisp_lat Hispanic or Latin American.

age_group

The age group of the mother.

birth_rate

The birth rate. See Details.

Details

Source

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/births.htm

References

Hamilton, Brady E., et al. "Births: final data for 2014." National Vital Statistics Reports 64.12 (2015): 1-64.


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