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Teenage births in the United States: state trends, 1991-2000, an update.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12060957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: This report provides State-specific birth rates for teenagers for 1991 and 2000, and the percent change between the time periods. METHODS: Tabular and graphical description of trends in teenage birth rates by age group for each State and territory. RESULTS: Birth rates for teenagers 15-19 years declined significantly in all States, the Virgin Islands and Guam, between 1991 and 2000. Declines by State ranged from 12 to 39 percent. Rates also fell significantly for teenage subgroups 15-17 and 18-19 years.
Authors:
Stephanie J Ventura; T J Mathews; Brady E Hamilton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  National vital statistics reports : from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1551-8922     ISO Abbreviation:  Natl Vital Stat Rep     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-13     Completed Date:  2002-07-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9814753     Medline TA:  Natl Vital Stat Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Birth Rate / trends*
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy in Adolescence / statistics & numerical data*
United States / epidemiology
Vital Statistics

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