Category - Teen
Compared with the 2008 rate, that represents a decline of 59. Although teen birth and abortion rates have been on a steady decline for more than two decades, in 2006 there was a short-lived increase in both the teenage birth and abortion rate, but both rates resumed their. teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates have all declined since the early 1990s. However, the proportion of teen pregnancies that end in abortion peaked in 1985, at 40 percent, and has been mostly decreasing since then. This figure is the lowest since abortion was legalized and 59 lower than its peak in 1988 (43. The long-term decline in teenage birth and abortion rates were interrupted by increases in 2006.). This report from the national center for health statistics presents revised pregnancy rates for 20002005 and new rates for 20062008 for u. Rates are also presented for pregnancy outcomes (live birth, induced abortion, and fetal loss), by age, race, and hispanic origin, and by marital status. In addition to providing new state-level data for 2008, this report includes revised 2005 state teen pregnancy, birth and abortion rates using newly available final population data for years prior to the 2010 census. The teen pregnancy rate in the united states of america is twice as that of canada, four times that of germany and france, and eight times that of japan. Complications during pregnancy and childbirth is a major cause of deaths of teen mothers, between the ages 15 to 19, in developing countries. Teenage pregnancy and abortion rates have declined dramatically in recent years. 10 states with the highest teen abortion rates the available 2010 data for abortions among women aged 15 to 19 is ranked by state. Declines in the abortion rate for the 15- to 19-year age group between 20re consistent with a decline from 2000 to 2006 observed in a previous analysis using different data sources and indeed teen pregnancy rates, including abortion, declined every year between 19. in 2011, the teen birth rate in the united states fell to the lowest level recorded in nearly 70 years of tracking teen childbearing. In 2008, the teen pregnancy rate among african american and hispanic teen girls, ages 15 to 19, was over two and a half times higher than the teen pregnancy rate among caucasian teen girls of the same age group.