||How do States vary in their birth rates for teen mothers ages 15-17?
||The 2018 birth rate for teen mothers ages 15-17 in the District of Columbia was the highest in the nation and more than six times the rate in Vermont, which had the lowest rate.
*The number of births per 1,000 females in age group.
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- The U.S. birth rate for teen mothers ages 15-17 fell 75% between 1999 and 2018.
- During this period, the birth rate for teen mothers ages 15-17 declined in every state, ranging from a decrease of 42% in North Dakota to a decrease of 83% in Connecticut.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/population/qa01304.asp?qaDate=2018.
Released on June 05, 2020.
Data Source: Births: Final Data for 2018
. National Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 67, No. 8.
]. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics, 2019.
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