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Massachusetts Teen Pregnancy Rate Lowest Ever Recorded

Health-Pregnant2 (MASS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH) — Massachusetts teen birth rate is the lowest ever recorded.

The Massachusetts department of public health today released data from 2012.

It shows the rate of teen pregnancy is 14 per 1,000 girls. That’s a decline of more than 50% since the peak of 35.9 in 1989.

It’s also 50% lower than the national rate.

 


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