Teenage pregnancy and fertility trends--United States, 1974, 1980.
Published 1985 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
This article presents data on teenage pregnancy and fertility in the US in 1974 and 1980. In 1974-80, the pregnancy rate for females aged 15-19 years increased by 8.2%, from 81.8/1000 to 88.5/1000. However, the rate for sexually active females in this age group decreased by 5.7%, from 204.5/1000 to 192.8/1000. In this period, the fertility rate of 15-19… CONTINUE READING