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This report provides population-based statistics on births, abortions, unintended pregnancies, and subsequent births to Washington women from 1991 to 1996, and includes statistics on Medicaid births. Included are research methods, state data and charts, and county data tables. State level data includes information on births from unintended pregnancy; and the percent of births to married women, to women with late or no prenatal care, and with low birth weight. Data sources include the First Steps Database, which links vital statistics with administrative records, official vital statistics and population estimates, and federal Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System survey data of women giving birth.