What does this indicator measure?
This measure represents the rate of births among teenagers age 15 to 19 per 1,000 females (NOTE: This value does not represent the rate of teenage pregnancy).
Why is this indicator important?
Teen pregnancy and childbearing bring substantial social and economic costs through immediate and long-term impacts on teen parents and their children.
About the data
Goal: No goal has been developed
Maternal, Fetal & Infant Health
Indiana State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics