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Oregon Birth Data

Demographic Characteristics of Mother by County, Race and Ethnicity,
Multnomah County, Oregon Residents, 1999-2001
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(All Races)
  Total
Births
White African
American
American
Indian
Asian Other
Asian
and
Hawaiian*
Other
Total Births 27,923 18,758 2,042 301 382 2,064 125 4,251
Mothers Age <15 44 18 7 1 0 2 0 16
15-19 2,828 1,525 421 50 5 159 9 659
20-24 6,823 4,155 672 104 34 413 37 1,408
25-29 7,319 4,801 440 77 93 672 32 1,204
30-34 6,710 5,018 312 40 133 526 21 660
35-39 3,399 2,621 157 25 97 235 17 247
40-44 745 579 33 4 18 52 7 52
45+ 50 39 0 0 2 5 2 2
Marital Status Unmarried 9,343 5,216 1,417 183 40 468 51 1,968
Married 18,574 13,540 624 118 342 1,596 74 2,280
Education 8th Grade
or Less
1,995 310 76 16 22 136 1 1,434
9th Grade 1,173 356 49 13 5 60 0 690
10th Grade 1,136 715 109 24 8 65 0 215
11th Grade 1,413 787 216 35 8 88 1 278
12th Grade 8,277 5,503 892 109 104 761 11 897
Some College 5,685 4,253 446 60 60 459 5 402
College 4,525 3,841 129 26 99 276 6 148
Post-
Baccalaureate
2,947 2,590 62 10 61 129 4 91
Unknown 772 403 63 8 15 90 97 96
Pregnancy Order One 9,059 6,135 544 87 156 729 51 1,357
Two 7,838 5,316 472 72 120 622 36 1,200
Three 5,007 3,386 371 49 59 335 19 788
Four+ 5,968 3,900 647 93 46 376 14 892
Unknown 51 21 8 0 1 2 5 14
Start of
Prenatal
Care
No
Prenatal
Care
225 130 24 7 1 21 3 39
1st Trimester 22,226 15,670 1,553 216 317 1,580 98 2,792
2nd Trimester 4,442 2,388 395 58 54 389 16 1,142
3rd Trimester 936 515 61 18 9 70 7 256
Unknown 94 55 9 2 1 4 1 22
Prenatal Care Inadequate
Care
1,685 897 141 34 16 145 12 440
Adequate
Care
26,096 17,764 1,895 266 366 1,907 112 3,786
Unknown 142 97 6 1 0 12 1 25
* Other Asian and Hawaiian includes: Hawaiian, Filipino, and Other Asian and Pacific Islander.