A much smaller proportion of local births to Asian women at Homerton University Hospital (HUHFT) are in those aged 14-19 compared with other ethnic groups. Births to women of Mixed and Black ethnic origin are the most likely to be in young age groups (Figure 17).

Figure 17: Births at HUHFT to women aged 14-19 as a proportion of total births by ethnicity (2013/14-2014/15)

A high proportion of births in young age groups are women from Mixed and Black ethnic origin.
Source: Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust