Religious Belief No Barrier to Teen Pregnancy

States with populations that express strong religious beliefs also have high teenage birth rates, according to a new study. That's the conclusion drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Strayhorn, a child and adolescent psychiatrist with faculty appointments at Drexel University College of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh. His analysis, written with co-author Jillian Strayhorn, was recently published in the open access journal Reproductive Health. The authors correlated data collected by Pew Forum on...Full Story
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