Update to Trends in Fertility Rates by Race and Ethnicity
Highlights from NCHS report "Births: Final Data for 2016" with Comparison to Prior Data on Births
This annual report—Births: Final Data for 2016—from the National Center for Health Statistics shows a variety of statistics related to births and the characteristics of mothers. While trends in births by age of mother tend to get more attention, trends in the number and rate of births by race and ethnicity are also important.
Our report presents relevant highlights from the NCHS report, comparing the current new data to past information.
Births: Final Data for 2016 [report released Jan. 31, 2018, by the Centers for Disease Control]
US Fertility Rates Fall to New Lows, NE Rates Remain Steady, KIOS 91.5FM, 2/27/18
Trends in Fertility Rates by Race and Ethnicity for the U.S. and Nebraska: 1989 to 2013
This study found that, based on recently released data on births from 2013, U.S. fertility rates among major racial and ethnic groups are now much more similar than in the recent past. This is in contrast to the perception that Hispanic fertility rates are vastly above those among Whites and Blacks.
Births: Final Data for 2013 [report released Jan 15, 2015, by the Centers for Disease Control]
Nebraska Vital Statistics Reports [annual reports from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services]
Press Release - UNO Study: Fertility Rate Gap Between Races, Ethnicities is Shrinking, 1/27/2015
On Mother's Day, a look at Nebraska's fifth-place rank among states in birthrate, momaha.com, 5/10/15
Study Finds Fertility Rate Gape Closing Among Major Ethnic Groups, NET News, 2/11/15
The Fertility Rate Gap is Closing, KIOS 91.5, 2/9/15
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