More than 1 million teenage girls in the United States become pregnant each year; nearly half give birth. Why do these young people, who are hardly more than children themselves, become parents? The statistical appendices for the report Risking the Future: Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing provide additional insight into the trends in teenage sexual behavior.
Table of Contents
|1. Sexual Activity Among Adolescents||9-36|
|2. Contraceptive Use Among Adolescents||37-60|
|3. Pregnancy Among Adolescents||61-76|
|4. Induced Abortion Among Adolescents||77-94|
|5. Marriage Among Pregnant Adolescents||95-100|
|6. Births to Adolescents||101-132|
|7. Adoption of Children Born to Adolescents||133-140|
|8. Adolescent Parents||141-152|
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