Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Research-Based Policy Recommendations for Executive and Legislative Officials in 2017

Feb 15, 2017
  • Description

Teen pregnancy and birth rates have been declining since 1990; the most recent reports found all-time-low rates of teen pregnancy and abortion. The U.S. teen birth rate—at 22.3 births per 1,000 teens in 2015—is down by almost half since 2007 and by almost two thirds since 1991. Continuing current investments in identifying, scaling up, and replicating evidence-based programs can help our nation sustain this momentum.