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Oregon Birth Data
Demographic Characteristics of Mother by County, Race and Ethnicity,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 1998-2000
Total
Births
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian
and
Hawaiian*
Other
Total Births 27,976 19,253 2,108 300 376 2,026 78 3,835
Mothers Age <15 57 31 9 3 0 1 0 13
15-19 2,989 1,668 460 62 5 174 10 610
20-24 6,756 4,233 687 87 26 415 24 1,284
25-29 7,527 5,060 464 82 96 693 20 1,112
30-34 6,513 4,982 311 37 140 487 11 545
35-39 3,347 2,652 144 25 86 203 10 227
40-44 736 588 33 4 21 47 2 41
45+ 45 37 0 0 1 6 0 1
Marital Status Unmarried 9,322 5,361 1,476 186 30 468 39 1,762
Married 18,652 13,892 631 114 345 1,558 39 2,073
Education 8th Grade
or Less
1,847 319 73 19 23 147 1 1,265
9th Grade 1,125 408 47 12 7 60 1 590
10th Grade 1,210 768 127 31 8 78 0 198
11th Grade 1,413 828 212 33 8 83 1 248
12th Grade 8,794 5,962 975 103 105 766 10 873
Some College 5,728 4,359 440 62 59 435 7 366
College 4,457 3,804 138 25 104 250 5 131
Post-
Baccalaureate
2,646 2,363 43 5 47 113 1 74
Unknown 756 442 53 10 15 94 52 90
Pregnancy
Order
One 8,825 6,094 556 91 142 699 31 1,212
Two 7,820 5,428 501 73 113 614 20 1,071
Three 5,077 3,514 372 43 69 333 15 731
Four+ 6,202 4,194 670 93 50 378 8 809
Unknown 52 23 9 0 2 2 4 12
Start
of
Prenatal
Care
1st Trimester 22,263 15,995 1,627 213 319 1,529 60 2,520
2nd Trimester 4,452 2,516 381 60 48 409 11 1,027
3rd Trimester 924 534 62 19 6 65 2 236
No Care 223 140 28 5 1 14 2 33
Unknown 114 68 10 3 2 9 3 19
Prenatal Care Inadequate
Care
1,685 932 136 31 14 142 5 425
Adequate
Care
26,118 18,207 1,963 266 361 1,866 70 3,385
Unknown 173 114 9 3 1 18 3 25

*Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.