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SERIES NO. 53
August 1999

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Oregon
Vital Statistics
Annual Report
Vol 1

-Natality
-Induced Terminations of Pregnancy
-Teen Pregnancy

From Cradle to Grave
The Frequency of Vital Events among Oregonians
The Cradle
Every 12 minutes an Oregonian is born.
Every 29 minutes a woman born in Oregon gives birth.
Every 42 minutes an unmarried woman gives birth.
Every 58 minutes a college graduate gives birth.
Every 60 minutes a woman with less than a high school education gives birth.
Every 1.1 hours a woman who did not receive first trimester prenatal care gives birth.
Every 1.2 hours a substance-using (e.g., nicotine, alcohol, etc.) woman gives birth.
Every 1.2 hours a foreign-born woman living in Oregon gives birth.
Every 1.3 hours a California-born woman living in Oregon gives birth.
Every 1.6 hours a teenager (age 19 or less) gives birth.
Every 3.6 hours an Oregon woman gives birth to a low weight infant.
Every 9.0 hours an Oregon woman 40 or older gives birth.

After the Cradle, Before the Grave
Every 20 minutes a couple is married in Oregon.
Every 35 minutes a couple is divorced in Oregon.

 


Oregon
Vital Statistics
Annual Report
Vol 2

-Mortality
-Fetal and Infant Mortality
-Adolescent Suicide Attempts

The Grave
Every 18 minutes an Oregonian dies.
Every 1.2 hours an Oregonian dies from heart disease.
Every 1.3 hours an Oregonian dies from cancer.
Every 1.4 hours an Oregonian dies from tobacco-linked causes.
Every 3.4 hours an Oregonian dies from cerebrovascular disease.
Every 5.3 hours an Oregonian dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Every 6.8 hours an Oregonian dies from unintentional injuries.
Every 11 hours an Oregonian dies from diabetes.
Every 12 hours an Oregonian dies from Alzheimer's disease/dementia.
Every 16 hours an Oregonian commits suicide.
Every 20 hours an Oregonian dies from gunshot wounds.
Every day an Oregonian dies from the natural effects of alcoholism.
Every 3 days an Oregonian is murdered.
Every 4 days an Oregonian dies from AIDS.

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