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Thread: Question: Has Teen Pregnancy in the Developed World Dropped over the Years?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magic Poriferan View Post
    That would require Americans to base their perception on any knowledge of what's going on anywhere else in there world.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cafe View Post
    That was during the baby boom, I think. I wonder what percentage teen births were of overall births and how many of those teens were married eighteen and nineteen year olds. It occurs to me because my in-laws, my brother, and my sister-in-law were all married with children by the age of twenty. None of them got married because they were pregnant.

    Oh, definitely. The early to mid 40s were low because of the war. But I would like to know what percentage that was, also.
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    Actually watching shows like Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant has been linked to drops in teenage pregnancy, according to a recent Economist article.

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