Friday, September 5, 2008

Teen Pregnancy

The Bristol Palin tale has led to an outpouring of stats on teen pregnancies in the U.S. that is enough to curl your hair.
By age 18, 1 in 4 women become pregnant. About half of these end in live births.
By age 20, the number rises to 41 percent of whites and 63 percent of nonwhites.
Nearly 20 percent of teen mothers get pregnant again within a year.
I guess that abstinence/no sex ed in schools thing is really working out for us.

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