Max Rady College of Medicine
Term: Teen Birth
Last Updated: 2012-10-16
The birth of a baby to a female under the age of 20. In Brownell et al. (2012), teen birth was defined as the rate of hospitalizations per 1,000 females 15 to 19 years for live birth (ICD-9-CM V27; ICD-10-CA Z37) over five-year periods.
- Brownell M, Chartier M, Santos R, Ekuma O, Au W, Sarkar J, MacWilliam L, Burland E, Koseva I, Guenette W. How are Manitoba's Children Doing? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] [Additional Materials] (View)
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada