Mississippi Leads U.S. in Teen Pregnancy Rate

Southern states rate highest in Teen Pregnancy, with Mississippi leading the pack.

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17 April 2012



Live Births / 1,000 Teens (15-19) 2010

Mississippi = 55

U.S. Avg =  34.3

New Hampshire = 15.7

src: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db89.pdf

Challenge Question (100 pts) :

What similarities can you find in the states with common teen birth rates?
(Hint: look for states that share a similar color)

a) Political
b) Socio-Economic
c) Religious
d) Education
e) Historical
f) All the Above


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