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BIRTHS

What is Birth Data?

Birth data is information about birth events in Douglas County, Nebraska derived from Vital Records- namely birth certificates.

How is it useful?

Information from birth records is useful in identifying and quantifying health-related issues in Douglas County, measuring and identifying health disparities, and tracking progress toward public health goals. Some data that may be of interest include: low birth weight births, maternal age, unmarried mothers and many others.

This website presents a variety of birth data compiled by the DCHD Health Data program that may be of interest to public policy makers, medical professionals, students, and interested members of the general public.

 2017 Birth Density Map 2017 Birth Density Heat Map

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Resident Births
Resident Birth Rates per 1,000 Population
Resident Fertility Rates Per 1,000 Females Aged 15-44
Teen Births (% of Total Births)
(Percent)
Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births)
(Percent)
BIRTHS 200920102011201220132014201520162017
Resident Births860882008275842283728704867988008311
Resident Birth Rates per 1,000 Population17.115.915.815.915.616.015.815.914.8
Resident Fertility Rates Per 1,000 Females Aged 15-4483.274.074.274.973.675.975.275.871.0
Teen Births (% of Total Births)8.77.56.36.36.04.94.94.64.4
Low Birth Weight Births (% of Total Births)8.28.47.67.57.67.18.47.88.4
Birth Summary
Teen Births
Birth Weight
Prenatal Care
Unmarried Mothers
Labor and Delivery
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