Teen Pregnancy

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Teen Pregnancy


A common increase we have seen youn teens becoming pregnant.

- 3 in 10 girls will get pregnant before the age of 20. -Parenthood is the leading reason girls drop out of high school. -8 out of 10 teen dads marry the mother of their child.-Three-quarters of a million teens between 15 and 19 become pregnant each year.

-Teen mothers account for 11% of all births in the United States.

-Teens who become pregnant are less likely to attend college.

- Black Teens have the highest rate of pregnancy.-U.S. is the highest leading rate of pregnancy.-Nearly a third of pregnant teenagers choose abortion.

-The daughters of young teen mothers are three times more likely to become teen mothers themselves. -The sons of teen mothers are twice as likely to end up in prison.

-Children of teen mothers do worse in school than those born to older parents- Children of teen mothers are 50% more likely to repeat a grade -Children of teen mothers have lower performance on standardized tests



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