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Teen birth rate in Alaska

Teen birth rate

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Definition and Source



Births per 1,000 females ages 15 to 19 by Alaska Public Health Region. This is a 5-year moving average.
Region is determined by maternal residence, not site of delivery. 

Data Source

Alaska Section of Health Analytics and Vital Records; Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section.
More data on this topic can be found using the Alaska Maternal and Child Health Indicators site, Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health; Teen births in Alaska dashboard accessed on: 2023-10-09.


Five years of data were combined to minimize the unreliability of measurement due to the small number of actual events. The reported values are a moving average across five years.  For example, we report the average value across the years 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006.

Last Updated

July 2023