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The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy The high level of teenage births continues to create numerous problems for social services parents and the public at large At the beginning of a new century reducing teenage childbearing remains a challenge to social scientists service providers and public officials An organization named The National Campaign to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy have provided statistics listed on the internet The research is broken down by individual states as well The overall findings inidicate that birth rates have dcreased in the United States as a whole for six consecutive years 1992-1997 In 1997 the teenage birth rate was 529 births per 1000 females ages 15-19 The year 1997 is the most recent year for which data is available This rate represents a siginificant 15 decrease since 1991 Althugh the 1997 teenage birth rate is still higher than the 1986 rate of 502 the lowest in more than half a century In an effort to aim for a lower percentage in teenage pregnancy the research from the following psycholgists and authors providing valuable information can give a clear understanding of what remains to be done in the cultural political and programs arena In a survey completed in the Illinois High Schools Grades 9-12 1995 students were asked the following questions regarding sexual activity and contaceptive use 1st Question Have you ever had sexual intercourse The survey showed 46 females and 51 males said yes A liitle over 50 of those students did not use any form of contraceptive TNCTPTP Every 31 seconds an adolescent becomes pregnant and every 2 minutes one gives birth in the United States The United States adolsecent birth rates is the highest among western Countries and approximately one million teens under 18 years of age became pregnant Hardy and Zabin 1991 Those statitics are frightening but the more imporant statistic is just under 50 of those teens gave birth and 90 keep
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