Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Needs Assessment

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National Data. US teen pregnancy rate = 84/1000 (2000)African American teens become pregnant at a significantly higher rate than white teens (153.3/1000 vs. 54.7/1000)Hispanic teens also become pregnant at a significantly higher rate than white teens (137.9/1000). US Teen Pregnancy Stats. 18-19 y

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1. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Needs Assessment Center for Youth, Family & Community Partnerships February 2005

2. National Data US teen pregnancy rate = 84/1000 (2000) African American teens become pregnant at a significantly higher rate than white teens (153.3/1000 vs. 54.7/1000) Hispanic teens also become pregnant at a significantly higher rate than white teens (137.9/1000)

3. US Teen Pregnancy Stats 18-19 year old teens account for 66% of teen births 80% of teen pregnancies are unintended 79% of pregnant teens are unmarried 34% of young women become pregnant before age 20

4. National Trends US teen (15-19) pregnancy rate ? 28% between 1990 and 2000 Birth rate among African American teens ? 32% between 1990 and 2000 Birth rate among Hispanic teens ? 20% between 1991 and 2002 In 2003, birth rate for Hispanic teens highest among all racial/ethnic categories (82.2/1000)

5. Teen Birth Rates: 1990 – 2000 By Race/Ethnicity

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