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Oregon Birth Data
Demographic Characteristics of Mother by County, Race and Ethnicity,
Polk 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 2,117 1,673 3 27 7 33 21 353
Mothers Age <15 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
15-19 298 213 0 6 0 5 4 70
20-24 569 432 2 12 2 3 8 110
25-29 570 464 0 5 1 13 5 82
30-34 419 343 0 3 1 9 2 61
35-39 196 173 1 1 2 1 1 17
40-44 57 43 0 0 1 2 0 11
45+ 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
Marital Status Unmarried 596 433 1 16 0 5 11 130
Married 1,521 1,240 2 11 7 28 10 223
Education 8th Grade
or Less
106 10 0 1 0 0 0 95
9th Grade 64 32 0 0 0 0 0 32
10th Grade 83 59 0 3 0 1 1 19
11th Grade 106 79 0 1 0 2 0 24
12th Grade 684 560 1 14 1 5 3 100
Some College 548 476 1 7 2 11 2 49
College 271 255 0 0 2 6 0 8
Post-
Baccalaureate
187 172 1 1 2 6 0 5
Unknown 68 30 0 0 0 2 15 21
Pregnancy
Order
One 638 498 0 6 3 13 6 112
Two 603 483 2 11 1 12 6 88
Three 406 323 1 5 1 4 3 69
Four+ 466 365 0 5 2 4 6 84
Unknown 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Start
of
Prenatal
Care
1st Trimester 1,770 1,453 3 19 4 27 12 252
2nd Trimester 287 184 0 8 2 5 6 82
3rd Trimester 38 22 0 0 0 0 3 13
No Care 17 10 0 0 1 0 0 6
Unknown 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
Prenatal Care Inadequate
Care
68 38 0 0 1 0 4 25
Adequate
Care
2,033 1,623 3 27 5 32 17 326
Unknown 16 12 0 0 1 1 0 2

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