Teen Birth Rate by StateUploader: Mazucage 2 month ago Subscribe 5
Share Facebook Twitter Email. This Indicator is compared with the state average. Public programs—notably Medicaid and the Title X national family planning program—are central to women's access to affordable contraceptive services and supplies and their ability to use contraceptives effectively. An extensive body of research links births resulting from unintended or closely spaced pregnancies to adverse maternal and child health outcomes and myriad social and economic challenges. This indicator reports the rate of total births to women age of 15 - 19 per 1, female population age 15 - This indicator is relevant because in many cases, teen parents have unique social, economic, and health support services.