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DVSS MAY 2023 (BIRTH STATISTICS RIZAL INDICATORS) This report summarizes the administrative data gathered from May 2023 documents submitted by the local civil registry offices of the thirteen municipalities and a city in the province of Rizal. The province generated the following statistics: Four thousand and five hundred eight (4,508) for birth. This represents 14.58% increase from the 3,361 registered vital events from the previous month. BIRTH STATISTICS Province of Rizal recorded 2,320 timely registered births for the month of April 2023. City of Antipolo had the highest contribution of live births with 679 followed by Montalban with 391 and Binangonan with 221. Municipality of Jalajala had the least contribution with 11 live births (see Table B). There were almost 74 newborn babies daily in the province for the month of May 2023. The timely data recorded presented 51.68 percent for the males and 48.32 percent for the females. It means that male born babies were higher by only 3.36 percent than the female born babies were for this month. About 1,725 births (77.84%) were attended by physicians followed by Midwife which is 382 (17.24%), while 107 (4.83%) were attended by Hilot, 1 (0.05%) by nurse and 1 (0.05%) were attended by other type of attendant at birth (See Table C). 32.92 percent or 939 of the mothers in the province had their first-born during the reference month. Out of the fourteen (14) city/municipalities, Baras and Pililla have no recorded birth attended by physicians, followed by Tanay with one (1) birth registration and Jalajala with six (6). Thirty six point forty seven (1,040) babies born in Rizal were legitimate. City of Antipolo posted the highest legitimacy percentage of 30.10% (313) of the total born children in the province of Rizal as well as the highest illegitimacy percentage of 38.41% (696) born this month (see Figure I). City of Antipolo has the biggest gap between legitimate and illegitimate. Modal age group for mothers was at 25 to 29 years old with 869 occurrences (30.47%). Teenage mothers (19 years old and below) listed 212 births or 7.43% in which; ten (10) teenage mother were age under 15. The non-fertile age group (45 years old and over) showed fertility performance with six (6) recorded live births or 0.21 percent. (See Table D).