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CDC: Teen birth rate hit record low in 2010

CDC: Teen birth rate hit record low in 2010

MEDIA RELEASE The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15-19 years hit a record low in 2010, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Births: Preliminary Data for 2010,” from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics is based on an analysis of nearly 100 percent of birth records collected […]

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U.S. teen birth rate fell to record low in 2009

U.S. teen birth rate fell to record low in 2009

MEDIA RELEASE Teen birth rates have decreased by 37 percent in the last two decades, though U.S. rates are up to nine times higher than in other developed countries, according to the latest CDC Vital Signs report. About 46 percent of teens have had sexual intercourse. About 14 percent of sexually active teen girls and […]

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Teen birth rates drop in 2008 after two-year increase

Teen birth rates drop in 2008 after two-year increase

MEDIA RELEASE The teen birth rate in the United States fell 2 percent between 2007 and 2008, after rising the previous two years, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. “Births: Preliminary Data for 2008,” based on an analysis of 99.9 percent of birth records […]

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