Latest Global incidence of teenage pregnancy Stories

2012-02-07 21:22:03

While researchers have long set to determine if there is a tie between race and teenage pregnancy, according to a new study, equating black teenagers with the problem of teenage pregnancy is a misrepresentation of today's real­ity.

2010-12-22 07:45:00

Teen birth rates in the United States reached a record low in 2009, according to stunned experts, who say the decline is partly due to the slowed economy.

2010-05-25 09:03:52

Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiplies up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.

2010-04-06 12:41:00

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's teen birth rate declined 2% in 2008, according to data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

2009-03-18 11:01:00

New Survey Suggests Parents Most Influence Teens' Decisions About Sex WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The teen birth rate in the United States increased 1% in 2007, according to data released today by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

2009-01-16 21:15:10

Women in least developed nations are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications, UNICEF officials said in South Africa. The State of the World's Children report said a woman living in a developing country has a 1 in 76 lifetime risk of maternal death, compared with a probability of 1 in 8,000 for women in developed countries.

2009-01-09 13:11:10

There were 4,265,555 U.S. births in 2006 -- an increase of 3 percent over 2005 and highest in more than four decades, federal health officials said.

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