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Birth Rate

The number of babies born per 1,000 women of childbearing age in a population. This may be used to help calculate population growth. It is also called the fertility rate.

birth rate

see POPULATION.

birth rate

the number of people born into a POPULATION per thousand per year. In 2004, for example, the UK birth rate was 11 people per 1,000 of the population. The difference between this rate and the DEATH RATE is used to calculate the rate of growth of the population of a country over time. The birth rate tends to decline as a country attains higher levels of economic development. See DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION.
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The overall decline in the preterm birth rate from 2007 to 2014 was related to declines in age-specific preterm birth rates and a decrease in prevalence of births to teens and women aged 20-24 years.
The findings--which reflect the Danish treatment strategy of three to six cycles of IUI followed by ART, explaining why birth rates after IUI did not increase after 2 years help answer important patient questions, she said.
Within the regions, London had the highest business birth rate at 17.
An explosion in birth rates and migrant numbers is threatening a schools places crisis in Birmingham
The Birth Report showed Southbridge had a teen birth rate of 49 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 in 2010, down from 54.
2 million children were born in the EU -27, which equated to a crude birth rate (the number of live births per 1 000 inhabitants) of 10.
The infant mortality rate, the preterm birth rate, and the adolescent birth rate all continued to decline, average mathematics scores increased for 4th and 8th grade students, the violent crime victimization rate among youth fell, as did the percentage of young children living in a home where someone smoked, according to the federal governmenta[euro](tm)s annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation's children and youth.
A low birth rate can have devastating effects on economies, leading to a large dependent elderly population.
The birth rate for girls aged 10-14 years declined from 0.
There's good news about the teen birth rate in the United States--it's going down.
To get a sense for which parts of the state have the most teen pregnancies, use our map to view the birth rate for girls ages 13 to 17 in 2009 by county.