New Rankings Reveal Teen Pregnancy Rates In Each State

New Rankings Reveal Teen Pregnancy Rates In Each StateBy: Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer Published: 05/05/2014 03:26 PM EDT on LiveScience The rates of teenage pregnancy, birth and abortion have plummeted in every state and among all racial and ethnic groups, a new report finds. There were 614,000 pregnancies among 15- to 19-year-old women in the United States in 2010, or about 57 pregnancies per 1,000 women in that age group, according to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute. That's a 51 percent decline from the peak rate in 1990, and a 15 percent decline from the 2008 rate, when there were about 68 pregnancies per 1,000 women



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