Birth Rate - Mothers Under 20

The teen birth rate has dropped both nationally and in Iowa in recent years. Understanding differences in the teen birth rate throughout Iowa counties can inform prevention efforts within communities.

Measure Description:

  • The birth rate for mothers under 20 is the number of births born to women aged 15-19 per 1,000 women in this age range.

Use the tabs to see the different data visualizations.

Measures are defined above the visualization. Additional help can be found in the Help Section.

To download a data table click on the Title Text of the data table, click "Download" on the right below the data visualization, click "Crosstab" from the listed file formats, and click "Download". A '.csv' file will then download and can be opened in a text or spreadsheet application.