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    Report was generated on: Wednesday, July 27, 2016



    Natality
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Live Births 2009 401,599 42,703 358,896
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age 2009 18,732 2,519 16,213
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age (%) 2009 4.7% 5.9% 4.5%
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 2009 18,732 2,519 16,213
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 (Rate) 2009 21.2 24.5 20.8
    Unmarried Mothers 2009 171,050 20,008 151,042
    Unmarried Mothers (%) 2009 42.6% 46.9% 42.1%
    Low Birth Weight 2009 34,157 3,646 30,511
    Low Birth Weight (%) 2009 8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester 2009 220,473 23,108 197,365
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester (%) 2009 58.6% 56.7% 58.8%
    Fertility Rate 2009 75.1 78.2 74.8
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    Medicaid Births
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Medicaid Covered Births, Latest Fiscal Year SFY2009 224,937 26,586 199,614
    Medicaid Covered Births, Fiscal Year SFY2007 228,202 27,348 200,648
       Medicaid Covered Births as a Percent of All Births, Fiscal Year SFY2007 56.2% 62.5% 55.4%
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