Trends in Pregnancy Rates for the United States, 1976-97: An Update

This paper presents detailed pregnancy rates for 1996 and 1997 to update a recently published comprehensive report on pregnancies and pregnancy rates for U.S. women. The teenage pregnancy rate dropped steadily through 1997, falling to a record low of 94.3 pregnancies per 1,000 teenagers 15-19 years, 19 percent below the 1990 level (116.3). Rates for younger teenagers declined more than for older teenagers.

Provided by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Topic: Software Date Added: Jun 2001 Format: PDF

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