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Teen Pregnancy in America

Teen Pregnancy in America Teen Pregnancy and Abortion Rates in the United States 120 100 Prenancy Rate for Women 15-19 80 60 40 20 Abortion Rate for Women 15-19 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 State Rankings in Teen Pregnancy (2005) 50th 1st South Dakota ranked lowest for teen abortions New Hampshire ranked lowest for teen pregnancies New Mexico ranked highest for teen pregnancies Alaska ranked 25th for teen abortions New York ranked highest Missouri ranked 25th for teen abortions for teen pregnancies 200 Pregnancy Rate Abortion Rate 150 100 Average 50 0.0 No Data 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 80% of polled parents agree that "Sex education in school makes easier for me to talk to my child about sexual issues" 17% felt their children were being exposed to "subjects I don't think my child should be discussing" 10% felt their children's sexual health classes forced them to discuss sexual issues "too early" 49% were "somewhat confident" that the values taught were similar to those taught at home 23% were "less confident" that the values taught were similar to those taught at home 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Sources: CDC, Guttmacher Institute, June Swenson, U.S. Department of Education, Wikipedia Schools with 8th Grade Students Proficient in Reading in 2005 Pregnancy Among Women 15-19 in 2005 States Accepting Abstinence-Only Funding in 2005 Rate per 1000 Proportion - Rate per 1000 I Accepted I Declined Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California operoj0) Connecticut ב קמעזב Florida Georgia Hawaii Illinois Indiana lowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Minnesota Mississippi Missouri рязртаам |New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico Nevada New York 0N זחווחומ- Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Wyoming

Teen Pregnancy in America

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This infographic provides facts and statistics about teen pregnancy in America. It provides information for the rate of teen pregnancy, the ranking of teen pregnancy by state and the level of educatio...


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