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Accession Number PB2013-102630
Title Births: Final Data for 2010. National Vital Statistics Reports Volume 61, Number 1.
Publication Date Aug 2012
Media Count 100p
Personal Author B. E. Hamilton E. C. Wilson J. A. Martin M. J. K. Osterman S. J. Ventura T. J. Mathews
Abstract This report presents 2010 data on U.S. births according to a wide variety of characteristics. Data are presented for maternal characteristics including age, live-birth order, race and Hispanic origin, marital status, attendant at birth, method of delivery, and infant characteristics (period of gestation, birthweight, and plurality). Birth and fertility rates by age, live-birth order, race and Hispanic origin, and marital status also are presented. Selected data by mother's state of residence are shown, as well as birth rates by age and race of father. Trends in fertility patterns and maternal and infant characteristics are described and interpreted. Descriptive tabulations of data reported on the birth certificates of the 4.0 million births that occurred in 2010 are presented. Denominators for population-based rates are postcensal estimates derived from the U.S. 2010 census.
Keywords Age
Birth rates
Demographic characteristics
Hispanic origin
Marital status
Vital statistics

Source Agency National Center for Health Statistics
NTIS Subject Category 44C - Community & Population Characteristics
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD. National Vital Statistics System.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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