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Oregon Birth Data
Demographic Characteristics by Mothers Race and Ethnicity,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 2000-2002

Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian and
Hawaiian
Other
Total Births 28,051 18,553 1,996 301 411 2,100 157 4,533
Mothers Age <15 40 12 10

2
16
15-19 2,601 1,335 383 46 3 142 6 686
20-24 6,792 4,003 685 108 45 436 43 1,472
25-29 7,265 4,728 418 75 92 650 40 1,262
30-34 7,007 5,149 304 47 144 562 38 763
35-39 3,544 2,711 159 22 107 253 18 274
40-44 751 576 36 3 18 52 10 56
45+ 47 37 1
2 3 2 2
Marital Status Unmarried 9,217 4,985 1,399 181 40 498 61 2,053
Married 18,826 13,564 597 120 371 1,602 95 2,477
Education 8th Grade
or Less
2,060 298 87 14 18 125
1,518
9th Grade 1,213 320 46 11 8 57 1 770
10th Grade 1,089 659 115 20 9 57 2 227
11th Grade 1,395 769 212 33 8 84 1 288
12th Grade 7,948 5,152 843 111 112 754 15 961
Some College 5,700 4,221 452 64 67 482 10 404
College 4,593 3,849 116 27 110 318 4 169
Post-
Baccalaureate
3,394 2,975 72 11 66 144 7 119
Unknown 659 310 53 10 13 79 117 77
Pregnancy
Order
One 9,393 6,311 578 83 176 769 60 1,416
Two 8,067 5,419 459 70 148 645 42 1,284
Three 4,890 3,221 348 55 46 325 28 867
Four+ 5,678 3,591 608 93 41 361 23 961
Unknown 23 11 3


4 5
Start of
Prenatal
Care
No Prenatal Care 236 135 24 6 2 20 2 47
1st Trimester 22,423 15,589 1,519 206 336 1,615 119 3,039
2nd Trimester 4,443 2,315 383 69 61 386 25 1,204
3rd Trimester 898 485 65 19 11 78 10 230
Unknown 51 29 5 1 1 1 1 13
Prenatal Care No Care 235 135 23 6 2 20 2 47
Adequate
Care
26,349 17,638 1,859 265 391 1,948 142 4,106
Inadequate
Care
1,341 701 107 28 16 123 12 354
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.