This dataset is for California live births by age of mother, for years 1960-Current. The live birth counts per age bracket represent the live births to California resident mothers, regardless of the place of birth occurrence. The live birth count includes live births to California resident mothers giving birth outside of California. Live births to non-California resident mothers who gave birth inside California are not included in the dataset.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.