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BREAKING NEWS: Teen births down!

Report shows big drop in teen births in US

Report shows big drop in teen births in USWashington, May 25 : The birth rate among American teenage girls has dropped considerably, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The birth rate among women ages 15-19 decreased by almost half from 1991 to 2011, from 62 to 31 births per 1,000 adolescents.

From 2007 to 2011, the most recent period of the study, the birth rate fell 25 percent, but its decline was even greater among Hispanic girls, who had a 35 percent decrease.


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