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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Teen birth rate continues to drop

Posted By on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 9:34 AM

The teen birth rate in the U.S. continued to drop in 2010 to a historic low, the Centers for Disease Control has reported.

In Arkansas, the birth rate among teens declined from 60.1 in 2007 to 52.5 per thousand in 2010, but that still ranked the state third highest, behind Mississippi and New Mexico.

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