Average Age for Illinois Dads Was 31 in 2003

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The agency released statistics Friday that give a snapshot of state births.

Officials say the oldest father was 81 years old. The youngest was just 13. Meanwhile, the oldest mother was 51 and the youngest was 12 years old.

The average age was 31 years old for fathers and 28 years old for mothers.

Most births occurred in July and the fewest occurred in February.

2003 was the most recent year available.