U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2010: National and State Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity


Stanley Henshaw

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Teen pregnancy, birth and abortion rates declined dramatically in the United States, reaching historic lows in 2010. The teen pregnancy rate dropped to 57.4 pregnancies per 1,000 teens, a 51% decline from the 1990 peak and a 15% decline in just two years.

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