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The teen birth rate is calculated by dividing the number of births to females age 15-19 by the number of females in that age group. We multiply the result by 1,000. In counties with relatively few people, a small change in the number of teen births may have a significant effect on rates from year to year.

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Note: 15-19 Female Population data is based on U.S. Census Bureau 2014 ACS 1 YR Estimates.
Source: Maine Bureau of Health, Office of Data, Research and Vital Statistics (http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/boh/phs/odrvs/data/index.html); New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Health Statistics and Data Management (http://nhhealthwrqs.org/); Vermont Department of Health, Agency of Human Services (http://healthvermont.gov/research/index.aspx or http://healthvermont.gov/research/index.aspx#vitalstats)

Source:: National Center for Health Statistics, Birth Data (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/births.htm)