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LIVE BIRTHS BY RACE/ETHNICITY
AGE OF MOTHER: ALL
RACE / ETHNICITY1 OF MOTHER: ALL
GENDER2: ALL
BIRTHWEIGHT(Grms): ALL
PRENATAL CARE BEGAN: ALL
BIRTHS BASED ON RESIDENCE
PLACE OF RESIDENCE: LOS ANGELES
YEAR OF EVENT: 2001

RACE/ETHNICITY NUMBER OF BIRTHS POPULATION RACE-SPECIFIC RATE3
ASIAN 14,696 1,119,835 13.1
BLACK 12,175 931,436 13.1
HISPANIC 96,288 4,351,622 22.1
WHITE 28,296 3,137,432 9.0
AMERICAN INDIAN 219 28,626 7.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER 527 23,771 22.2
TWO OR MORE RACES 1,322 138,163 9.6
TOTAL 153,523 9,730,885 15.8

1 Race/ethnicity results and queries are tabulated using the following race/ethnic groups: American Indian, Asian, Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, White, and Two or More Races. Hispanic origin is determined first and includes any race group. Second, members of the Two or More Races group are determined and are not reported in single race groups. In order to remain consistent with the population data obtained from the Department of Finance, the single race groups are defined as follows:
a. “American Indian” race group includes Aleut, American Indian, and Eskimo;
b. “Asian” race group includes Asian Indian, Asian (specified/unspecified), Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Thai, and Vietnamese;
c. “Pacific Islander” race group includes Guamanian, Hawaiian, Samoan, and Other Pacific Islander;
d. “White” race group includes White, Other (specified), Not Stated, and Unknown.
2 Males include births with gender of child not reported.
3 Birth rates are per 1,000 female population.
Source: California Department of Public Health, Birth Statistical Data.
State of California, Department of Finance, Race/Ethnic Population with Age and Sex Detail, 2000-2050. July 2007.



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