teen birth rate
But we're still behind the rest of the industrialized world.
The pace and magnitude of the decline in teen birth rates have also been different for racial and ethnic groups. The largest
A U.S. teen is 30 percent more likely to give birth than her counterpart in Russia, which is number two on the list. This is not a top position we can be proud of. But with continued efforts, there is every reason to believe that we will work our way to the bottom of the list.
To say the Chicago Department of Public Health's latest ad campaign targeting teen pregnancy has turned heads puts it lightly
Nearly every state saw a decline in teen births from 2007 to 2010, with the biggest drop in the southwestern Arizona at 29
"If we are really going to eradicate poverty, we have to give everyone access to all the goodies, and then see what happens
The recently-reported decline in teen pregnancy can be linked almost exclusively to improvements in teens' contraceptive use, according to new data from a major government study, the CDC's National Survey of Family Growth.
When Dutch teens think they're ready to have sex with a boyfriend or girlfriend, their parents, some of them reluctantly, encourage the couple to do so at home. These situations, while novel to me, were treated with indifference by Western Europeans.
There was also a drop in the number of preterm births between 2008 and 2009, marking the third year in a row that there's
Within the U.S. we have about a 4-to-1 ratio in teen birth rates between the states with highest and lowest rates.