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Estadísticas de Nacimientos

Considere la estadística más reciente del Centro Nacional de Estadísticas de Salud (National Center for Health Statistics) "un organismo que forma parte de los Centros para la Prevención y el Control de las Enfermedades (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, su sigla en inglés es CDC):

  • En 2006, nacieron 4.140.419 bebés en EE.UU.

  • La edad promedio de las mujeres que tuvieron su primer hijo en 2003 es 25,2 años, comparada con 25,1 años en 2002.

  • Los índices de nacimiento de mujeres de 35 a 39 años (46,3 nacimientos por cada 1.000 mujeres) y 40 a 44 años (9,1 nacimientos por cada 1.000 mujeres) son los más altos en más de tres décadas.

  • Los índices de nacimiento en adolescentes entre 15 y 19 años cayeron 2 por ciento en 2005 . El índice actual en adolescentes es de 40,4 nacimientos por cada 1.000 adolescentes.

  • En 2003, el índice de nacimiento de mellizos continuó subiendo, aumentando 1 por ciento entre 2002 y 2003. El índice actual es de 31,5 nacimientos de mellizos por cada 1.000 mujeres.

  • El índice de nacimientos prematuros (menos de 37 semanas de gestación) subio a 12,7 por ciento en 2004-2005.

  • Las entregas cesarianas explicaron 30.2 por ciento de todos los nacimientos en 2005.

Reviewed Date: 12-31-2009

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