The Effects Of Teen Pregnancy On The United States

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Teen Pregnancy and the Link to Poverty in the U.S. with A Focus on Western Ma Especially Holyoke and Springfield Mass

In the 1950s, the frequency of teenage births in the United States was already high, and since that, time has decreased, although the number of births outside marriage has increased. Thus, in 1990 the rate was 61.8 births, pregnancy rate - 116.9 per 1,000. The incidence of teenage pregnancy has decreased significantly in the 1990s. This decline is observed in all racial groups, but Teenagers, African Americans and Hispanic teens remain higher frequency compared with Americans of European and Asian origin. Guttmacher Institute, about 25% of this decline carried her share of sexual abstinence and 75% - on the effective use of contraceptives. However, in 2006 the first time in 14 years, the incidence of teenage births has increased. This would imply that the incidence rates of teenage pregnancy are also on the rise, but marked by the rise could be linked to other sources: for example, reducing the number of abortions or a decrease in the number of abortions.
In 2002, the United States noted 53 teen births per 1,000 women aged 15-19 years, the highest among developed countries. If all pregnancies, including those that ended in abortion or miscarriage, taken into account that in 2000 the total value of the frequency of pregnancies accounted would be 75.4 per 1,000 adolescent women. State of Nevada and the District of Columbia have the highest rate of teenage
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