Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Statistics and Programs

@inproceedings{SolomonFears2016TeenagePP,
  title={Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Statistics and Programs},
  author={Carmen D. Solomon-Fears},
  year={2016}
}
Of the approximately 747,000 U.S. teenagers who have become pregnant in each of the last few years, about half follow the pregnancy to term and give birth. In 2005, teen births accounted for 10.2% of all births and 22.9% of all nonmarital births. Although birth rates for U.S. teenagers have been declining since 1991, they remain higher than the teen birth rates of most industrialized nations. This report briefly examines some of the data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics on… CONTINUE READING

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