Risking the Future: v. II Risking the Future Statistical Appendices Only

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More than 1 million teenage girls in the United States become pregnant each year; nearly half give birth. Why do these young people, who are hardly more than children themselves, become parents? The statistical appendices for the report Risking the Future: Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing provide additional insight into the trends in teenage sexual behavior.

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Panel on Adolescent Pregnancy and Childbearing, Committee on Child Development Research and Public Policy, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Foreword; 3 Preface; 4 1. Sexual Activity Among Adolescents; 5 2. Contraceptive Use Among Adolescents; 6 3. Pregnancy Among Adolescents; 7 4. Induced Abortion Among Adolescents; 8 5. Marriage Among Pregnant Adolescents; 9 6. Births to Adolescents; 10 7. Adoption of Children Born to Adolescents; 11 8. Adolescent Parents; 12 Addendum

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  • ISBN13: 9780309077880
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 180
  • ID: 9780309077880
  • ISBN10: 0309077885

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