Thursday, December 23, 2010

Teen Birthrate Hits Record Low

Wash. Post: Birthrate among teens hits record low, by Rob Stein:

The rate at which U.S. women are having babies continued to fall between 2008 and 2009, federal officials reported Tuesday, pushing the teen birthrate to a record low and prompting a debate about whether the drop was caused by the recession, an increased focus on encouraging abstinence, more adolescents using birth control or a combination of those factors. . . .

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