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Reduce pregnancies among adolescent females.

Target: 43 pregnancies per 1,000.

Baseline: 68 pregnancies per 1,000 females aged 15 to 17 years occurred in 1996.

Target setting method: Better than the best.

Data sources: Abortion Provider Survey, The Alan Guttmacher Institute; National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), CDC, NCHS; National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), CDC, NCHS; Abortion Surveillance Data, CDC, NCCDPHP.

Females Aged 15 to 17 Years, 1996

Pregnancy

Rate per 1,000

TOTAL

68

Race and ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native

DNC

Asian or Pacific Islander

DNC

Asian

DNC

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander

DNC

Black or African American

124

White

58

 

Hispanic or Latino

105

Not Hispanic or Latino

62

Black or African American

128

White

44

Family income level

Poor

DSU

Near poor

DSU

Middle/high income

DSU

Disability status

Persons with disabilities

DNC

Persons without disabilities

DNC

DNA = Data have not been analyzed. DNC = Data are not collected. DSU = Data are statistically unreliable.