Trends in Teen Pregnancy and Childbearing (2014)

This article contains data and statistics from 2013 from the Office of Adolescent Health.

Teen pregnancy has declined because youth are waiting longer to have sex and are using contraceptives. There are lower rates of pregnancy in the Northeast and higher rates in the South. This article has a link to reproductive health state fact sheets. There are higher rates of pregnancy among the working class and those that have not yet attained their college degree. There are lower rates of pregnancy among those that grow up with both parents until the age of 14.

  • In 2013 there was a 10% decrease in teenage pregnancy
  • Teenage pregnancy rates are higher in the south
  • Teenage pregnancy rates are low in the Northeast

Check out the article here.

 

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