Teen Mothers Most Prevalent in the South

As many as one in seventeen babies born in the South are born to teenage mothers, according to new statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics released a state-by-state comparison of teenage birth rates today that shows trends in teen moms up to 2008. While the teenage birth rate overall saw a 2.4 percent decline, large disparities in the prevalence of teen moms still exist from state to state, with the Southern states...Full Story
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