Race/ethnicity, poverty, and location are relevant to birth rates among girls age 15 to 17.
- Among King County Latinas, teen births declined from 2001 to 2010, echoing a trend that occurred 10 years earlier in other racial/ethnic groups.
- Still, the teen birth rate for Latinas was 6 times the rate for Asians/Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders.
- Teens in high-poverty neighborhoods were over 6 times more likely to give birth than those in low-poverty neighborhoods.
- The highest teen birth rates were clustered in South Region.
- Nationally and internationally, income inequality is related to higher teen birth rates (data not shown).