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The C.D.C. reports that a total of 249,078 babies were born to women between the ages of 15 to 19 in 2014. According to The National Campaign, the teen pregnancy rate has decreased 64 percent between 1991 and 2015, but the rate of teenage pregnancy in United States continues to rank consistently higher than those of other western countries. This informative volume contextualizes and explores issues surrounding teen pregnancy. Chapters discuss its causes, social factors that contribute to teen pregnancy, if it is a public health problem, and the various options for pregnant teens.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781420504798
ISBN-10: 1420504797
Publisher: Lucent Press
Publication Date: May 7th, 2011
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Hot Topics