1960-1995 National and State Data Files on Adolescent
The 1960-1995 National and State Data Files on Adolescent Fertility, Assembled by Child Trends is a compilation of secondary data on adolescent and young women's fertility in the United States. Data are provided in two separate Data Sets. The National Data File, Data Set O8, provides statistics on the number of births, first births, non-marital births, birth rates and non-marital birth rates, abortions, pregnancies, infant mortality rates, low birth weight, the percentage of never-married women, and the incidence of third trimester (late) or no prenatal care. Data Set O8 contains 412 variables grouped by age range and ethnicity; the year of data collection serves as the case identification number (N=27). The State Data File, Data Set O9, provides statistics for the 50 states and Washington, DC spanning the years 1960 through 1995. Variables in the state data file include number of births, first births, non-marital births, and abortions; birth, pregnancy, and abortion rates per 1,000 women; and the number and percentage of AFDC mothers. Data Set O9 contains 547 variables organized by age range and ethnicity; the state ID code serves as the case identification number (N=51).