US Teenage Pregnancy Revelation

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According to this statistic on do something.org’s article, there are nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies per year in the United States. However hhs.org states that “The teen birth rate has declined almost continuously over the past 20 years. In 1991, the U.S. teen birth rate was 61.8 births for every 1,000 adolescent females, compared with 26.6 births for every 1,000 adolescent females in 2013. Still, the U.S. teen birth rate is higher than that of many other developed countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom.” So, we are one of the highest countries to have teen pregnancy at such a high elevation, but according to these statistics we do have a chance to keep decreasing our rates, and hopefully leaving these women with a higher chance to a better achieved¬†education.

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