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Accession Number PB2012-114871
Title Recent Trends in Births and Fertility Rates Through December 2011.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 2p
Personal Author B. E. Hamilton P. D. Sutton
Abstract The provisional count of births in the United States for 2011 was 3,961,000, 1 percent lower than the 4 million births for 2010 (4,000,279). The number of births has steadily declined from the all-time high of 4,316,233 in 2007, however, the rate of decline slowed from 2010 to 2011. The provisional fertility rate in the United States for 2011 declined 1 percent to 63.4 births per 1,000 women aged 1544 from 64.1 for 2010. As with the number of births, the fertility rate has steadily declined from the recent high of 69.3 in 2007, although the rate of decline slowed in 2011.
Keywords Births
Statistical data

Source Agency National Center for Health Statistics
NTIS Subject Category 44C - Community & Population Characteristics
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N/A

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