What is the rate of teen pregnancy in the US?

Answer Out of 100 girls, about 15 of them are pregnant. so 15% of girls get pregnant each year. 6million pregnancies a year and 750 000 are by teens.

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How much did the teen pregnancy rate decline between 1999-2000?

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Why do people call teen pregnancy a mistake today if teen pregnancy was common in the old days?

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What can be done to prevent teen pregnancy or support teen moms?

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